Time and issue sensitivity often dictate individual coaching sessions with senior executives and professionals. These sessions are built around the development of specific skills relevant to the individual and delivery of specific outcomes for which the individual is responsible. They are generally sequenced, meaning a specified number of sessions are tied to a particular outcome. Areas of coaching essentially correlate to Shepherd & Shepherd’s core development competency areas of business presentation skills, negotiation skills, managing business relationships, media skills and supervision/performance management of staff.