Service offerings



Executive Leadership Coaching

With Lodestar Executive Leadership Coaching, you’ll receive a private, personalized program that is tailored to your goals. In these 1-on-1 sessions, expect to find non-judgemental counsel, active listening, and individualized attention that will not only challenge you to stretch and grow, but will support you with strategies and guidance to pursue what you want for yourself.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading with More Personal Impact

  • Delegation, Setting Standards, and Managing Expectations

  • Tempering and Optimizing Pride, Ambition, High Standards, or Vulnerability

  • Honing Presence and Stature Under Pressure

  • Adapting to Leadership Responsibilities and Needs

  • Managing the Growth of Your Business While Maintaining Company Culture

Who This is For:

Senior Executives
Upper and Middle Managers
Rising Leaders (35 and Under)


Increased Personal Impact on People and Work
Stronger Reputation/Brand
Improved Relationships
Increased Personal Balance
Knowledge on Strategies for Leading Others

1-for-1 Rising Star Program

To support the next generation of leaders, LodeStar offers a 1-for-1 Rising Star Program. For every Executive participating in Executive Leadership Coaching, LodeStar will also coach a Rising Star Employee (an employee 35 years old or younger) to develop into an upcoming leader. There is no fee for this coaching. Coaching sessions for the Executive and Rising Star are scheduled at different times and do not coincide with one another, unless otherwise indicated. Inquire to learn about parameters.


Increased Overall Leadership Effectiveness
Improved Communication Across Leadership Team and Company
Increased Impact and Contribution to the Business

Hybrid Coaching

Our Hybrid Coaching combines the benefits of one-on-one Leadership Coaching with Mastermind Group Coaching. In this program, your executives and company leaders grow and develop on an individual and collective basis.

Here’s how it works:

  • The company must have at least 3 executives enrolled in Executive Leadership Coaching.

  • Individually, executives will work with the executive coach on personal impact and leadership impact.

  • Throughout the course of the engagement, we hold periodic Mastermind sessions in which executives exchange and discuss relevant topics, lessons and questions.

  • Peer learning that occurs advances team mentality, communication, and reinforcement of learning.

Who This is For:

Upper and Middle Managers


Improved Individual Effectiveness
Increased Momentum in Learning and Implementation of Leadership Acts and Efforts
Commonality of Language and Communication
More Unified Spirit and Collective Momentum

Group Coaching

Group Coaching is ideal for organizations that have teams of Middle Managers who seek to increase their influence and effectiveness across a growing company. With ideal group sizes of 3 to 5 employees, Group Coaching is structured in a guided peer-to-peer learning setting where managers learn to:

  • Balance cognitive and social skills
  • Examine strategies for change
  • Strategize how to handle difficult situations, people or relationships
  • Improve competency in communication, leadership, management and delegation

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Strategies in Influencing + Leading Change

Strategies to Generate Personal Effectiveness

Ways to Increase the Impact of Coaching Team Members

Role Focus and Clarification

Reconciling Pressures to Produce and Keep Healthy Balance

Fortifying Perspective on Priorities

Who This is For:

Middle Managers


Greater Momentum in Accomplishing Objectives
Stonger Roles, Expectations, and Communication Skills
Creation of Powerful Learning Communities, Reinforcing Group and Individual Learning
More Alignment of Company Culture and Climate with Unified Spirit and Collective Momentum
Increased Consistency and Commonality of Language and Communication
Strengthened Work Relationships and a Team Mentality


Mentoring Circles

Lodestar’s Mentoring Circles Program serves employees working together in peer groups with mentors. This is a time-limited mentoring forum that explores alternative ways to strengthen personal effectiveness through peer learning and mentoring led by trained mentor-leaders. The program is customized to each business, typically involving six topic-focused sessions for groups of 6-8 employees. Prepared agendas topics focus on increasing personal effectiveness at work, in careers, in relationships, and in sustaining a healthy quality of life. The sessions involve facilitated dialogue, exploration, and learning.


Who This is For:

Upper and Middle Managers (Mentors)
Employees Reporting to Managers (Mentees)


New, Stronger Relationships for Mentors and Peer Mentees
Ideas and Solutions to Personal Situations and Interests
Actions to Take for One’s Own Development
Greater Skill in Conducting Dialogues and Difficult or Meaningful Conversations
Stronger Learning Culture

Building Team Effectiveness

Even the best of organizations can experience miscommunication, dysfunction or stagnation within teams. This is why Lodestar has a coaching program that unifies team members to pursue a common purpose, improve overall efficacy, and encourage communication to reinforce company values. With Lodestar, you can expect Whit and his colleagues to assess and diagnose the team’s situation, outline a roadmap for improvement or development, and then implement a customized plan. In the end, you will have team members operating with shared direction, with clearer roles and accountabilities, with great cohesiveness and coordination, and with more purpose-drive activity - the teams are contributing more to the objectives and greater good of the company.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Adopting or Adjusting Purpose, Vision, Service, Values

  • Developing Effective Working Relationships and Coordination

  • Managing Expectations with Delivery Output

  • Adeptness in Dealing with Remote Members

  • Alternative Processes for Leading and Managing

  • Team Practices, Standards, and Expectations

Who This is For:

Companies Experiencing...
  • Executive/Managers Who Want to Elevate Team Functioning and/or Modify Team Direction, Standards, or Collaboration.
  • Unwanted Tension Between Team Members, or Underperforming Teams
  • Project Stagnation Due to Role Responsibility or Confusion
  • Recent Growth Spurt or Change in Team Membership


Increased Leverage Through Collaboration
Improved Communication and Understanding of Interpersonal Relations
Clarified Role Responsibilities and Operating Standards
Greater Adaptation to Changes and Impact of Change on Team
Clarity in How to Serve Multiple Stakeholders


Cross-Department Alignment

Growing pains happen to everyone - and to every business. Just as a company expands, new employees are hired or department responsibilities evolve, it’s normal for companies to face challenges between partners, projects, groups, teams, departments. Lodestar assesses and diagnoses current strengths and weaknesses of the current organizational structure, communication or service delivery. Thereafter, we prepare and guide a customized transition plan to elevate functioning and coordination between groups. This includes establishing joint and mutually dependent objectives and accountability standards to ensure the agreed-upon strategies are effective and relevant based on the cross-group or company needs.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing Shared and Interdependent Objectives + Organizing to Have the Best Possible Coordination Within and Between Groups

  • Implementation of Adjustments Needed in Department Responsibilities

  • Transitioning the “Us vs. Them” Mentality into a “We”/Collective Mentality

  • Transition Planning and Accountability

Who This is For:

Companies with Groups, Functions, Teams Experiencing…
  • Challenges Adapting to Recent Group Spurt or Change in Business Priorities or Focus
  • Frustrated, Wasteful Interactions Between Groups
  • Conflicting Agendas Resulting in We-They Finger-Pointing or Blaming
  • Project Stagnation Across Departments
  • Underperforming Collaboration


More Cross-Department Partnering, Collaboration and Coordination with Much Less Silo-Mentality
Increased Commitment and Role Expectation Toward Shared Objectives


Elevating Cultures

Elevating Cultures

Organizations that are experiencing a droop in overall employee morale, climate, engagement, and/or productivity would fare well to hire our Lodestar Leadership coaching series. In this setting, teams are constructed in large and small working groups to identify challenges and uncover group mental roadblocks. Whit will help leadership teams to create objectives, develop an inspiring vision and value set, as well as guide teams along the journey to an evolved and empowered company culture.


Who This is For:

Companies or employees experiencing...
  • Inadequate real leadership at many levels/areas of the business
  • Risk aversion or caution
  • Stagnant culture or lack of spirit and creativity
  • Lack of momentum
  • Fixed, rigid mindset
  • Inconsistent spurts of energy or momentum


Increased company momentum and employee buy-in
Reduced silo-mentality by developing and strengthening a unified vision
A shared value set, including unified communication and behavior standards and expectations
Increased positive spirit, creativity, and commitment to individual purpose (vs. "It’s just a job")


Reinforcing Desired Culture and Behaviors

Reinforcing Desired Culture and Behaviors