Our Coaching Process

Three interactive elements form the foundation of our coaching process:

  1. The Energy Leadership Index™ Assessment
  2. Our proprietary Breakthrough Leadership Blueprint and Breakthrough Speaking Blueprint
  3. Over 14 years of transformational coaching with leaders across the US and internationally

What is the Energy Leadership Index™ Assessment?

The Energy Leadership Index™ Assessment was developed by Dr. Bruce D. Schneider, founder of The Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) and author of three books, including Energy Leadership.

This one-of-a-kind instrument allows you to increase your awareness as you identify and understand how your perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors impact your overall leadership capabilities. Whether we’re working together on your leadership skills or your speaking skills, beginning with this ELI Assessment will change the way you view the world.

Once you realize that your level of awareness is directly tied to your actions, you can move from functioning effectively to functioning optimally. There are no limits to the growth you can achieve.

This research-backed system, utilized by companies such as Boeing, IKEA, and the United States Coast Guard, as well as tens of thousands of individuals, allows “everyday leaders” from all walks of life to harness and measure energy to achieve success in the workplace, the home, and in the world at large.

Over the past two decades, more than 15,000 of Maia’s fellow iPEC Certified Professional Coaches around the world have applied the concepts of Energy Leadership™ with individual leaders—as well as within organizations—to transform culture, facilitate expansive change, and ultimately raise the consciousness of the world—one person at a time.

How does it work?

Once you complete your assessment online (typically in less than 30 minutes), we’ll schedule your 90-minute debrief on your private bridgeline. You’ll have the recording of our conversation for your continuing development. Although your debrief is as unique as you are, the overall result is that you’ll easily be able to identify the ways of thinking that hold you back or stop you a well as those that will propel you to your greatest success.

To support your continuing development in cultivating and refining your awareness, you will also receive a copy of Dr. Schneider’s book, Energy Leadership.

Both Maia’s proprietary Transform Your Leadership™ program and Energize Your Audience™ program begin with the Energy Leadership Index™ (ELI) Assessment.

What is The Breakthrough Leadership Blueprint™ and The Breakthrough Speaking Blueprint™?

This our proprietary, 90-minute process for mapping out your specific outcome for our coaching—whether your focus is on transforming your leadership or energizing your audience.

It facilitates your ability to identify the strengths and talents you already possess, as well as the specific obstacles that stand in your way. When combined with the Energy Leadership Index™ Assessment, the Blueprint process will shift your awareness as it brings you exceptional clarity on exactly what you need to do to accomplish any goal you set for yourself.

Throughout our coaching sessions, we’ll use it to track your progress. It helps you to see clearly in every session what you are doing to move yourself forward towards your outcome, as well as what you’re doing—or not doing—to address the obstacles you face.

How will Maia’s 14 years of experience make a difference for me?

“Maia has an uncanny ability to pull back the curtain of uncertainty, misunderstandings and assumptions—so you can peer through to the VISION and move forward. Maia coaches you through your experiences and encourages you to see past the obstacles and snags with insightful guidance, significant revelations and present processing. Maia coached me in the achievement of meaningful connect between my mind and passion. Priceless!”

Eva Leos, CMP
Senior Event Coordinator, Fiatech
Chapter President, MPI Texas Hill Country Chapter

“Maia has truly been an inspiration to me and has helped me explore what’s possible, what I want, and what I can do to realize my goals. I’ve learned how to self-think through lots of different situations and she’s helped me unlock my “tool box” so I can use the tools I have to successfully build my life the way I envision it. Her deep insight, amazing listening skills, and thought-provoking questions have completely transformed the way I think and how I live my life. Thank you so much Maia!”

Zipporah Evania, CLTC, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL, Financial Advisor

“Working with Maia as my coach has certainly exceeded my expectations. I approached her with a business project that I was struggling with. I had been trying to change my business direction, but was limited by lack of time, personal motivation and ideas. Maia’s positive encouraging and result-orientated coaching gave me the guidance I needed to achieve success. Each coaching session was enjoyable and supportive and focused on setting clear workable targets. I whole-heartedly recommend Maia to anyone.”

Robert Bylett, Director, FoodWorks, UK