If you’re one of the lucky few individuals who hasn’t been affected by the recent recession, that doesn’t mean that you aren’t in need of executive stress and burnout coaching, which is one of the best ways to help you deal with the daily rigors of the corporate, cutthroat culture. Executive stress and burnout coaching isn’t just about keeping a keen and focused eye on the goals at work, but it can also save your life.
The key elements of executive stress and burnout coaching
People who suffer from executive stress don’t have to specifically be upper management, but the stressors that exist for individuals at this level of business are in fact much greater than those farther down on the proverbial food chain. Each decision or project plan that comes across their desk comes with inherent risks, hazards, as well as rewards. People very livelihoods depend on these decisions and the wrong ones can cost the company millions of dollars, thousands or jobs, and even their own career.
And stress manifests itself in a host of different manners, both emotional and physical. Recent studies have shown that stress is a direct link to more than 50% of premature, natural deaths from executives. Whether these deaths are from stroke, heart attacks, cancer, or other ailments, emotional stress plays an integral role in our lives and affects aspects of these lives from the minute to the grandiose, from the commute into work on a daily basis to successful (or unsuccessful) marriages.
How to tell if you can benefit from executive stress and burnout coaching:
It can be an oversimplified statement that everyone could benefit from executive stress and burnout coaching. While it may be true, the individual attention that some of this executive stress and burnout coaching offers may be cost prohibitive for those whose responsibilities and workload are of a more middle-management level.
If you an executive who is responsible for a number of employees, departments, projects, or more, then executive stress and burnout coaching could be the answer to your daily rigors and difficulties.
Let me ask you some questions: Do you find yourself spending more time at work, worrying about things that never bothered you before? Are you drinking more after work? At home? Do you find that you’re spending less and less time with your family and either more time at work or in a bar or seeking companionship elsewhere?
These are escape mechanisms that people tend to use to help alleviate the stress they endure at work. Escape mechanisms may allow a person to feel as though they’re unwinding, that the stress is being eliminated, but that is rarely the case. They are merely masking the underlying issues that are eating away at your emotional, mental, and physical health.
Traditional style executive stress and burnout coaching
In traditional treatment options, there are different approaches and various measures of success. It all depends on the individual, of course, and while many of these methods –or any of them, for that matter- are worthwhile, they can be limiting. There are coaching camps as well as rehabilitation centers that invite executives to ‘get away’ for a while, unwind, discuss their troubles, their fears, their concerns, and more with fellow executives, and then learn that they are not alone in how they feel and how they attempt to cope, and also ways to help them deal with the stress in a constructive and healthy manner.
Traditional methods of coaching can be likened to coaching a sports team. Let’s say an Olympics basketball team. You bring in a qualified leader, the coach, and the players from a host of different teams. Each one of these members are generally the stars of their teams, the leaders, the ones with all the pressure on them to perform and win every night. They each handle their pressures in a different way. The coach then needs to discover their personalities, how they work, and then ultimately to find the lowest common denominator that will work best for the general group.
This means that each technique or strategy will not always work for every player, or team member. These traditional methods of coaching seek to assist the greatest number of executives, but isn’t intended to solve every problem for every person. Do you really want to be left out in the dark when it comes to executive stress and burnout coaching?
The Dr. Fleming solution
Dr. Kevin Fleming doesn’t believe that approach serves anyone. Even those individuals who take away from their sessions constructive and useful strategies will be left with gaps through which stress can infiltrate, and manifest, in different ways. So you can be working on the techniques you learn through the traditional methods, and the stress that has affected your life can still be there, still harming you in unseen ways, shortening your life expectancy and even your marriage life expectancy.
What is the Dr. Fleming solution? Personal, one-on-one attention and coaching. Since each person is an individual and unique in many ways from everyone else around him or her, this means that the approach to managing their stress should also be unique from everyone else around him or her. Does this mean that what works for someone else won’t work for them? Absolutely not, but there’s no reason to spend weeks, months, or even years trying to solve the problem through trial and error.
Dr. Fleming understands that a person wouldn’t seek medical treatment for a heart condition, or cancer, through group therapy. While the treatments are often the same, nuances make each person’s treatment a little different from the next. Their personal makeup defines the treatment.
And it is this personal makeup that orchestrates just what kind of coaching a person requires and what techniques and strategies will work best with them. When it comes to a career as an executive, when lives –and health- are on the line, then there shouldn’t be any questions about the approach, the solution, that is employed. Personal executive stress and burnout coaching for high-end executives is the answer and Dr. Fleming has mastered the healing.
Dr. Fleming’s vast experience also includes:
- PhD trained with experience in not only addiction and clinical arenas but also corporate and executive development arenas.
- All one-on-one intensive arrangements customized and feature brain-retraining interventions and in depth, comprehensive assessment technologies.
- Come to the client and work “in their world” real time (no in patient stay overs that make a professional lose touch w/their busy life and work commitments).
- Versed in neuroscience and brain-based solutions that break the barriers around effectively changing a human being’s patterns of choices/behaviors.
- Coached hundreds of executives and professionals on 5 continents
- Over 95 percent “highly satisfied w/outcomes.”
- Been featured expert in The New York Times and Christian Science Monitor, and in featured interviews alongside gurus such as Marshall Goldsmith.
- A former shrink who knows under the radar barriers of human nature but doesn’t act like a shrink—a down to earth change agent who speaks it like it is.
- Former Hollywood high end clients come from his work as a recording artist as well as private coach for “derailed notables.”
- Former big name clients have trusted him: from a former White House Cabinet member to NFL athletes to professional musicians to Fortune 500 C-levels.