Innovate Ahead’s Coaching as a professional practice is maturing and is made up of experienced practitioners from a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds, from business consulting, Human Relations (HR) and Organizational Development (OD), training & development, etc.

Coaching science is the scientific foundation that underpins the work we deliver to our clients.  Topics such as Human Performance Science, Neuroscience in coaching, Mental and Physical Health among many important emerging coaching discussion topics.

We are practitioners of a number of prescribed competency models.  We actively contribute to competencies described by prominent coaching organizations such as Association of Coaching (AOC), Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School (IOC), European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC Eurpoe), European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC Asia Pacific Region) and International Coaching Federation (ICF), .

The personal benefits of coaching are as wide-ranging as the individuals involved. Our  clients report that coaching positively impacted their careers and personal lives.

Our experienced coaching team is qualified and equipped to offer you feedback and tools you need to improve your leadership capacity based on your personal goals and objectives.

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Gary Gopinathan is an Executive Program Leader – Maxwell Leadership Certified Team

Evidence-Based Coaching: A Key To Lasting Personal Transformation

Professionally Certified Coach specializing in innovative and research-based coaching.

Is it time to effect change in your life? — improving performance and leadership at work, repairing and strengthening personal and professional relationships, identifying blind spots and growth areas, breaking old habits and patterns that don’t serve you.    

As professionally credentialed leadership coaches who has already met high standards for coach training, experience and ethics, we use research-supported practices that demonstrate reliable results. Evidence-based coaching is the key to achieving lasting personal transformation.

What Is Evidence-Based Coaching? 
An evidence-based coaching approach is grounded in proven science, much like clinical psychology or counseling, and draws from empirical research, theoretical knowledge and coaching standards and best practices. 

As a leader, evidence-based coaching can help you show up for all of the people in your organization, whether you work for a mom-and-pop business or a Fortune 100 company. When you make people feel seen, appreciated and valued — not marginalized or taken for granted — they are more likely to be committed to your organization in an intentional and meaningful way. 

A  coach won’t solve your problems, but they will help you identify and understand them. A coach with an evidence-based coaching style will give you the tools you need for significant and sustainable change.

Fellow Member, IOC, at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School affiliate

Fellow, Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School


Professional Member, European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC)

Professional Member,

Association of Coaching (AoC)

Executive Member, Maxwell Leadership


Innovate Ahead Group is an authorized SHRM Re-Certification provider.

SHRM members can take part in qualified activities which may include conferences, college/university courses, seminars, workshops, videoconferences, webcasts, e-learning and other programs.

SHRM Categories

Business Acumen |Communication | Consultation | Critical Evaluation | Ethical Practice | Global & Cultural Effectiveness | HR Expertise | Leadership & Navigation | Relationship Management


We are experienced coaching practitioners using a wide range of tools to facilitate our coaching sessions.

DISC Personality Indicator Report

Learn how effective communication empowers you to influence results by connecting and collaborating with others.

Communication Impact Report


Learn how effective communication empowers you to influence results by connecting and collaborating with others.

Growth Impact Report

Career Impact Report

This report is geared towards helping youth and young adults identify their natural strengths and what motivates them so they can make confident decisions when mapping out thier future career or business path.

Sales Impact Executive Report


Learn how effective communication empowers you to influence results by connecting and collaborating with others.

Entrepreneur Impact Report


Entrepreneurship is a growing segment of our economy. Whether you are a solopreneur or an entrepreneur that is building a massive global company, the growth of the business begins with the growth you as the leader. Add powerful insight to your entrepreneurial journey with our Maxwell Method Entrepreneur Impact Report.