Some people just seem to be “born” to lead a team to victory. It’s not uncommon to see a young man or woman who innately seems to be able to inspire and motivate fellow team members, understand relationships and work through conflict. For most people, though, leadership skills are honed and developed over time. Through education, training and mentoring as well as work and life experiences,, effective leaders are generally developed over a period of time that varies from person to person. In organizations, leadership development may be a structured process such as high potential identification, succession planning and formal leadership training aligned with the organization's strategy for future leadership and business needs. Leadership development may also be less structured, such as "in the moment" feedback and coaching by a leader or peer. If your organization wants to proactively enable leaders to be effective in today’s highly complex business environment so that they grow their capacities to take on greater responsibilities, executive coaching is a highly personalized and effective avenue to pursue .