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Case Study: At the Crossroads - Specialist or Leadership Career?

Starting from…
The young lawyer of an international law firm and head of a team of two legal experts is faced with the decision whether to pursue a specialist career in the future or to prepare for a management and leadership position. In an assessment center and development interview both potentials were confirmed to him. For the concrete succession of his boss in 1-2 years, he is told that he still has to work on his "view of the big picture". "I am at a loss as to what I really want" he says.

Personal-Strategy-Profile applied...
Review: The professional role model for the client is definitely his grandfather, who as a lawyer in a major bank radiated great knowledge, clarity and incorruptibility for him. His parents also encouraged his many interests, always under the motto: "Do what you do with commitment and joy". Internal Analysis: Exciting, challenging problems are especially important to the coachee: with his analytical mind he finds extraordinary solutions which then he likes to discuss with his team. In cross-departmental projects, however, he often becomes impatient, listens little and insists strongly on his opinion. External Analysis: The number of international projects is growing in the large law firm, and different legal expertise and cultures have to be brought together in the negotiations. His boss leads three teams that need to work closely together in these cases. "That essentially fascinates me, but I am getting fed up with these political games with my colleagues", he says. Core Competencies: Achieving high-quality goals with his team motivates and inspires him. In our coaching, he learns to rein in his impatience, which had often led to undiplomatic expressions under stress. "Now I understand much better how others "tick" and why they argue and how. This gives me a clear view on the big picture”, he says. Vision: With his new experiences, a management career is becoming increasingly attractive for the young specialist. He knows now that he needs to think more "outside the box", learn more diplomacy and a more cooperative communication style. To build up his skills he attends management seminars and works on more international projects. An accompanying executive coaching supports the implementation of his gained knowledge. Two years later, he succeeds his boss in the management position of leading three teams.

Results achieved…
The directional decision "Specialist or Leadership Career?" is a striking milestone in a career. The better the expectations match between the person and the organization, the greater the success for both sides. With the right development support, the client and his company are convinced: "Now we are sure that a managerial position is the best for him!"