Decide what type of executive coach you would like to hire. Would you want somebody whom you can work face-to-face or somebody who can offer information and training using the internet or phone? As not all coaches are willing to fly in (if they are coming from different parts of the globe), it’s important that you lay down your preferences before you start looking for the best coach.
Therein lies the problem: they know no restraint and cannot pace themselves. They are like a plane going full throttle all the time, one speed only. In the beginning they usually get encouraged by whoever is in charge. Eventually they get feedback about pacing themselves and giving it a rest and thinking about the long haul. Good advice: those who hear it do well over the long haul. Those who ignore it mistake the advice as temptation to become mediocre. They misread and misintrepret the hints to slow down as signs of apathy.
In my years of https://www.catalystcoachingandmentoring.co.uk/executive-coaching/ I have seen these barriers effect corporate culture, team synergy, productivity and personal happiness for dozens of very well educated and accomplished professionals. What I will tell you is that the people who are able to win the battle with their “Key Barrier” and get it out of the way do it with two key strategies: 1) They become curious about the “Key Barrier” and 2) They become compassionate to it.
Take a cool look at what is happening for you regarding presenting. Your current experience about presenting is always an effect of a cause. Naturally, your cause also has effects.
For example: If we free ourselves of what we think would be corporately correct and allow our talents to lead our work, we can create a more satisfying experience for ourselves and our organizations.
Consider Roger, who led a team of gung-ho sales people. His guys and gals loved working with him because his gut instincts were superb. He could look at most situations and immediately know how to make them work. His gut was great, almost a sixth sense.
If you as a manager or executive happen to be on the path leading to this type of burnout do two thing immediately. First, take some vacation time. Then find a mentor or get some executive coaching. Your challenge is to achieve perspective, something which calls for talking with someone else who has perspective.