executive coaching

Why Hire A Coach?

Kim A. Smith uses positive psychology-based principles and evidence-based coaching techniques to help clients accelerate towards achieving their stretch goals in life and business.

The benefits of coaching build over time.  In order to make this experience as valuable as possible, we have created a minimum coaching period of three months with all clients.  We recommend six to twelve months to establish longer-term support as you make major transitions and changes in your personal and professional life.

Leader’s Circle Executive Coaching:

What you are doing today is preparing you for the results you will see over the next 5 years. If you could take a glimpse at your future, would you be satisfied? Great results require intentional work. If you are looking for a higher level of accountability and growth, then executive coaching may be for you.

The Leader’s Circle Executive Coaching solution includes one on one support for personal and professional growth mastery. Our clients experience the following:

  • Private coaching sessions 2 – 3 times a month
  • Evidence-based coaching techniques using positive psychology
  • A strengths-based assessment
  • Accountability
  • Access to personal growth mastery tools
  • Personalized support from a highly trained personal and executive coach

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Leader’s Circle Membership:

We strongly believe that individuals provide the most value to their place of business, family and communities when they are maximizing their gifts and talents.  We call this “purpose-driven leadership”.  We put this principle to work by teaching our clients and audiences how to systematically improve their own personal performance and amplify their gifts to benefit those around them. The Leader’s Circle Membership Program offers a space for high performing managers to receive coaching support in a self-paced format. Members receive the following:

  • Access to The PositivelyU Course Catalogue
    • 90 Days to Leap Self-paced Coaching Program
    • Promoted Into Purpose VIP Day
  • One Monthly Group Coaching Session (LIVE) with Kim A. Smith
  • Special Access to VIP Mastermind Days
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employee engagementKim Smith Employee Engagement

Your people represent internal circles of influence that support meeting the strategic goals of the business. An investment in your people is an investment in your business sustainability. In People First, then Profit, Kim A. Smith outlines 5 principles to build a people-rich culture.

Definitions of our 5 Principles to Build a People-Rich Culture


To intentionally include employee engagement strategies in short and long-term strategic plans for the organization. To reference people development and engagement as a performance metric for the organization as a whole as well as individual business units.


To acknowledge the brilliance that each team member brings to the table. To invite team members to share input around strategic discussions. To measure the team’s overall ability to meet and exceed goals and offer the necessary coaching support.


To effectively onboard, train, develop and position people for growth opportunities.


To build genuine professional relationships with your people to helps you better serve them and meet business goals.


To hardware people first strategies into company and/or personal initiatives in a way that causes the people-rich culture to spread throughout the company.

Team engagement workshops are centered around the people first principles. They include a leader kit (book and workbook) as well as a live virtual training. Schedule a virtual team building session for your team by contacting our office at 803-470-1917 or hello@kimasmith.com.

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keynote speaking

Are you looking for a dynamic speaker for your next event? Kim A. Smith is a global speaker and executive coach. She teaches leaders to MAGNIFY their value that helps them become promotable, irreplaceable and seen as a partner. Kim also guides organizations in treating their people as their #1 asset. Kim uses the art of storytelling to engage, enlighten and spark change in the minds of the audience. With over 20 years of professional speaking experience – Kim will align her talk with the strategic vision of your organization/event

Purpose Driven Leadership Signature Event

The Promoted into Purpose Conference is a professional leadership event for dynamic female influencers – both in corporate and entrepreneurship roles. Allow Kim A. Smith to bring the Promoted Into Purpose VIP Day for your next leadership or board retreat!  

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Kim Speaking at Promoted into Purpose Conference

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The Leader’s Circle is a membership based platform for executive and group-coaching clients.

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