Success Stories

Case Study: Emily

Transformative Leadership Journey from Achiever to Catalyst

Client Background
Emily, a seasoned leader with a history of achieving remarkable results, sought coaching with to navigate the complexities of leadership and elevate her effectiveness beyond the Achiever level.


While Emily was highly successful as an Achiever leader, she recognized the need for a more expansive mindset to thrive in an ever-evolving business landscape. She aimed to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and adaptability within her team.
Coaching Journey with Liz
Emily’s coaching journey was centered around the Leadership Agility framework, with a focus on progressing from an Achiever to a Catalyst leader. This involved a deep dive into mindset shifts, embracing change, and fostering an environment conducive to innovation and collaboration.
“Coaching with Liz was a pivotal experience in my leadership journey. Shifting from an Achiever to a Catalyst leader required a fundamental change in mindset, and Liz provided the guidance and tools necessary for this transformation. Embracing change, fostering collaboration, and leading with a visionary mindset has not only propelled my own growth but has elevated the entire team to new heights. It’s a journey of continuous evolution, and I’m grateful for the profound impact it has had on both my leadership and the team’s success.”
VP, Utility Sector

Strategies Employed

Mindset Exploration

Emily explored the Achiever mindset and identified areas for growth and expansion. This process laid the foundation for embracing a Catalyst mindset that values collaboration, adaptability, and transformation.

Embracing Change

Strategies were implemented to help Emily view change not as a challenge to overcome but as an opportunity for growth. This shift in perspective enabled her to lead with agility and navigate uncertainties with confidence.

Fostering a Collaborative Culture

The coaching process included techniques to cultivate a collaborative and innovative culture within Emily’s team, encouraging open communication, diverse thinking, and cross-functional collaboration.

Inclusive Leadership Practices

Emily learned inclusive leadership practices that empowered her team members, acknowledging diverse perspectives and fostering an environment where everyone felt valued and heard.

Outcomes and Achievements

Shift to Catalyst Leadership

Emily successfully transitioned from an Achiever to a Catalyst leader, embracing a mindset that values continuous learning, adaptability, and a forward-thinking approach.

Innovation and Creativity

The team under Emily’s leadership became a hub for innovation and creativity, contributing groundbreaking ideas and solutions to organizational challenges.

Adaptive Decision-Making

Emily’s ability to make adaptive decisions, guided by a strategic and visionary mindset, significantly enhanced the team’s ability to respond to market changes and opportunities.

Enhanced Team Engagement

Team engagement and satisfaction levels soared as a result of Emily’s inclusive leadership practices, fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.