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Our Coaching Philosophy

Management Concepts has a holistic coaching philosophy that centers first on knowing oneself, then making conscious decisions that cause meaningful, successful change. It entails exploring one’s perspectives, beliefs, and behaviors to tap into authentic leadership, serving individual goals as well as those of the team and organization.
We understand coaching is a key aspect of leadership, and leadership works best when modeled continually. When leaders focus each interaction with presence and awareness, listen for others’ needs, and are intentional about their impact, they maximize their effectiveness. Coaching happens when inquiry invites others to be part of their own solution and when feedback is for the sake of growth and pragmatic application.

Coaching Offerings

Management Concepts believes coaching in your organization can be for anyone at any level who is ready to create personal and professional change. It focuses on recognizing choices and moving forward with intention, confidence, and presence. 

Qualifications of Management Concepts coaches include:

  • International Coach Federation MCC, PCC, ACC credentials
  • Coaching, training, and assessment instrument certifications
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, particularly with senior level leaders and with individuals and teams
  • Related leadership development and organizational development expertise that support effective coaching
  • An established track record in coaching others to achieve desired results for performance improvement

Management Concepts Coaching can support the following goals:


  • Strengthen Leadership Competencies
  • Navigate Role Transitions
  • Improve Communication
  • Increase Emotional Intelligence
  • Cultivate Executive Presence


Why Our Coaching Is Successful

We’ve engaged more than 1,500 coaching clients at all leadership levels including the Senior Executive Service, C suite, GS 15/14, supervisors, managers, team leads, and high potentials.

Understanding What Success Looks Like for You:

By clarifying your specific, desired results at the outset of our partnership, we plan for true, attainable success. Understanding your expectations ensures your investment is maximized each step along the way.

Partnership in the Solution That’s Right for You:

Whether you’re rolling out a culture change initiative or providing a leadership development program, our team partners with you to make sure that coaching is deployed at the right time to ensure optimal impact.

Tailored Coach-Client Matching:

Our team works to make sure that coaches and clients have the greatest chance for success. We recognize that style, personality, and diverse backgrounds are critical factors that contribute to the building of trust, buy-in, and commitment to the coaching process.

Certified Coaches Experienced in Your Domain:

Federal, military, commercial, nonprofit; finance, manufacturing, healthcare, law; whatever your sector, our coaches can relate to your experience and still bring the fresh, outside perspective to take you and your organization to the next level.

Six-Step Coaching Process Model:

Our coaching process model helps coaches and clients remain intentional about each engagement to ensure optimum benefit and desired results.

Tools and Resources to Support Each Engagement:

We communicate with program administrators and participants directly to make sure they understand expectations and what’s coming next.

Customized Evaluation of the Return on Your Investment:

Our in-house assessment team designs and delivers your customized evaluation of the coaching solution we’ve delivered – so you know the engagement was successful on your terms.

Our Coaching Cadre:

We have a cadre of more than 50 coaches in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area and key regional locations including, but not limited to: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Atlanta, New York, and Denver.