Client Case Studies —
a few examples of client successes:

COACHING CASE STUDY: The Importance of Finding the Right Environment

With almost 20 years of experience in his industry, Paul was promoted to a Director level position in the fall of 2021. His new supervisor suggested that he work with Alida as he stepped into his new role. Right away, Paul jumped into learning new skills to make him a more effective leader. With guidance from Alida, he began to look at his own leadership style and strengths and discovered some unique things about himself.

COACHING CASE STUDY: Growing into Her Full Potential

With over 16 years of experience at her organization, Patricia had worked her way up and was promoted to be the director of her department. As she started in her new position, she was excited about her new responsibilities and the impact her team could have on the organization as a whole. With this promotion, she now reported directly to the head of her organization. She soon learned this leader was focused on other aspects of the organization...

COACHING CASE STUDY: From Barely Surviving to Thriving

With over 15 years of experience, Colleen had worked her way up to become a Director of Operations at a large manufacturing site. She was responsible for a team of 200 with 5 direct reports. A year and a half into her new role, the company began making changes that made Colleen anxious about her future ...

COACHING CASE STUDY: Finally Doing Work She Was Meant to Do

With over 15 years of experience in marketing, Lisa was recruited for a new role that initially seemed like a great opportunity. But, after she accepted the new job and got started, she began to realize the role was not what she expected. For over a year, she tried to make things work ...

COACHING CASE STUDY: Fearlessly Stepping into a New Role

David was enjoying his role as the Director of Research at a company that created materials to promote sustainable living. His team was responsible for creating new products and solving customer and plant problems. He loved the challenge of hiring great people and...

COACHING CASE STUDY: Figuring Out What’s Next

Chris, a Ph.D. in neuroscience had finally reached his goal of academic tenure. After celebrating this milestone, he faced the question, What’s next? He saw a lot of different possibilities in front of him but was not sure where he wanted to focus his energy. And,...

COACHING CASE STUDY: Overcoming a Blind Spot

Louis, a supply chain professional, was an expert in his field. But, he had yet to find a role where he could really shine. Like many people with specific expertise, he had numerous opportunities in front of him but was struggling to find a role where he could...

TEAM COACHING CASE STUDY: Creating “One Team”

For a mega-project in the petrochemical industry, Alida worked with a large team made up of members from multiple companies and multiple countries to create a common “one team” approach to working together. She designed and facilitated a two-week-long kick-off...

TEAM COACHING CASE STUDY: Learning Together

Several high-performing salespeople were brought together to create a new sales division. The goal was to go to market in a new way, working as business advisors to customers, identifying strategic opportunities for growth. For this initiative to succeed, these top...

TEAM COACHING CASE STUDY: Clarify Roles and Expectations

The leadership team of a mid-sized corporation wanted help reducing friction in their group. Over the years, roles had evolved organically into a structure that was no longer working. There was a lack of clarity, accountability, and coordination, which led to...

COACHING CASE STUDY: Clarifying What’s Next

A faculty member was feeling adrift after successfully completing the tenure process. She felt it was time to define the next chapter in her career, but wasn’t sure what that should look like. Alida worked with her to explore the opportunities she saw for herself....

COACHING CASE STUDY: Taking Up Leadership Authentically

The CEO of a small division was frustrated by staff who didn’t seem to take her leadership seriously. She was soft-spoken and apologetic, sometimes avoiding problems rather than addressing them. It wasn’t clear from her behavior whether she even wanted to be a...