Episode 2 - The Internal Coaching Podcast - Eva Kovacs - GlaxoSmithKline

Updated: Jul 2


This week, Paul is joined by Eva Kovacs. Eva is Head of Internal and Executive Coaching with GlaxoSmithKline. Eva was involved in setting up the coaching programme within GSK which involves External Coaches, Internal Coaches and Coach Training.


We hear how Eva has been central to growing the coaching function, how it has changed and evolved over time and how they go about hiring external executive coaches. Have a listen here:


What we covered:


1:30: Eva's Background

2:30: What is 'Healthy High Performance'?

3:25: The GSK Coaching Journey

5:15: How coaching in GSK has changed and evolved over the last 10 years

6:40: Knowing when to change your coaching offering

9:30: Coaching remotely

10:55: The 'professionalisation' of coaching internally - intentional attention

14:55: How do you select external coaches?

18:00: How do you fund an internal coaching faculty?

19:45: Internal coaches compete with external coaches - why?

21:35: Most important piece of advice when setting up or refining an internal coaching programme


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