For many people in leading positions, “lonely at the top” is not just a simple cliche, but rather a sad reality. A personal sparring partner can make a crucial difference and this is exactly what renowned Swiss executive coach Thomas Gelmi specialises in. A recent study of executive coaching which was published by the Stanford Graduate School of Business confirms: pressure and need for personal support on higher management levels are massive and the consequences of neglecting these facts can be fatal, both personally and economically. Gelmi’s Executive Sparring goes far beyond classic consulting or coaching.