Leadership Coaching

Expert, customized leadership coaching programs and individual sessions.  Participants gain: Improved communication skills, more self-confidence, and a greater capacity for motivating teams and improving productivity.


“Welcome to Leadership” Coaching Program

An 8-week coaching program designed to set newly promoted leaders up for success in their new role. Participants gain competency in: 

  • Managing employee performance:  Performance coaching, delegation, and disciplinary action.

  • Building trust and motivating employees:  Strengths-based leadership, leading team meetings, and meaningful employee recognition.

  • Recruiting and retaining the best employees:  Interviewing, onboarding, and training new employees.

  • Employment law “101”:  Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Worker’s Compensation, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)/managing hourly employees, and anti-harassment/non-discrimination.


“Next Level Leadership” Coaching Program

An 8-week coaching program for mid-career leaders who want to improve their leadership skills and enhance their team’s performanceThis program is customizable based on the individuals needs.  Participants gain competency in:

  • Communicating and influencing individuals and teams.

  • Motivating employees, building trust, and increasing the team’s productivity.

  • Managing challenging employees and in turn maximizing the performance of high-performing employees.

  • Building self-confidence, establishing professional boundaries, achieving career goals, and maintaining work-life balance.


How it Works

  • Weekly 60-minute, high-impact coaching sessions via phone. 

  • Weekly individual assignments to emphasize learning.  

  • Each program starts with a self- assessment, goal setting, and feedback is gathered from the participant’s supervisor and direct reports as appropriate. 

  • At the end of each program, we measure the participant’s progress and create a plan for sustaining change.

Not interested in a program? I provide customized, individual coaching sessions too.

Meet the Coach

Skye Mercer, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CDMS, is a certified Human Resources (HR) professional and leadership coach with over 15 years of experience coaching leaders to build positive, productive work environments.   She has practiced HR across the US, providing HR expertise for nonprofit, private, and public-sector employers, including US Airways, McDonald’s, Netflix, Goodwill Industries, and YWCA.