Leadership Coaching for Family Businesses
Frequent coaching topics include:
Managing family members
Balancing family and business
Enhancing leadership presence
Delegation and accountability
Leadership transition decisions
Increased emotional intelligence
Non-family leadership in a family business
Rising generation development
Growing from manager to leader
Living your purpose
Cathy Carroll grew up in a family business and enjoyed a 20-year corporate career before leading her father's manufacturing business. It was there that she learned how unique leadership is in a family business. Legacy Onward is dedicated to helping leaders in family businesses thrive.
Legacy Onward Founder
Former Pres. & COO, Pro Equine Group
Former executive at Sabre & United Airlines
Former actuary at Hewitt Associates
University of Chicago MBA
Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
Cathy helped me go from someone who did not believe in executive coaching to someone who would recommend it to others.
As a family business leader going through a sale and management succession, I was able to make good decisions and end up with a successful outcome. Cathy is an invaluable resource.
Cathy was excellent overall. She helped me overcome some weaknesses that I now claim as strengths. She offered a non-biased viewpoint in many challenging situations and continually challenged me to operate outside my comfort zone.
Cathy’s deep knowledge of the dynamics of family run businesses, coupled with her enormous empathetic heart are a lifesaver. I learned so much from her regarding the reasons behind the “why’s” that it had allowed me to gain a deeper and more meaningful understanding, not only of my business, but of myself and my own family’s deep seated triggers and its effects on the business. I have been given new found perspectives, tools and ways to go about managing the day to day but more importantly I can say, I feel like a more whole and loving human being to myself and my children because of her. I am forever grateful.”
I've used coaches throughout my career, and by far, Cathy was the most sophisticated while being the most practical of the coaches I've engaged. She literally changed my entire thinking about the business - and created a new era of renewed energy and deep satisfaction with my calling to serve entrepreneurial leaders with our marketing services."
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