With experience in both the corporate and professional service fields, she has focused on delivering great business performance through the development of people. Her key areas of specialty are leadership development, talent management, culture and engagement, change and coaching.
Lisa’s coaching focus is on the development of leader effectiveness so that they can become the very best leaders, and humans, they can be. She also supports individual career development, and is a specialist in supporting individuals returning to work following parental leave or a career break.
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What Clients Say
I worked with Lisa to navigate the transition between first-time motherhood and returning to work. Her values centered guidance helped me clarify what direction to take with my career while reaffirming my role as a mother.
I really appreciated Lisa’s willingness to challenge my thought patterns and accommodate my big picture ideas all the same. After working with Lisa I came away with a very clear understanding of what I didn’t want and the makings of a blueprint for my next steps career wise.
My experience working with Lisa was invaluable.
CEO & Founder Prepair NZ (Coachee)
Lisa has been an excellent ongoing coaching partner for our business, providing an extra resource to support our managers’ development.
Through her confident approach, Lisa has supported our managers in increasing their own personal awareness, provided practical tools, and set goals to enable them to become more constructive leaders.
We are fortunate to have her as a valuable resource and partner.
National Training and Development Advisor, Fulton Hogan (Client)
Working with Lisa this year I've been able to clarify my values and goals. This has been transformational in building confidence and clarity in my professional career, while also seeking out more balance in my home life.
Meredith Dawson Lawry
Sustainability Innovation Lead, Corporate Social Responsibility, Deloitte (Coachee)
I worked with Lisa on my return to work from parental leave during a period in which I was also navigating a significant increase in my responsibilities at work.
My time with Lisa provided an invaluable opportunity to reflect on my whole, integrated self and to clearly articulate the outcomes I wanted and the plans and strategies to get there.
Lisa is refreshingly balanced and measured in her approach – she gets the corporate world and her advice is grounded and realistic.
Partner, Russell McVeagh (Coachee)
Lisa coached me over several months and helped me transition from a state of confusion to clarity regarding what I want to get out of my career.
Lisa’s advice was always practical and on point and has helped me make progress in important areas of my professional and personal life.
I highly recommend working with Lisa!
Solicitor, Large Law firm (Coachee)
Lisa’s combination of caring, warm-hearted style and professional approach made working with her as effortless yet stretching.
I would highly recommend that everyone go through a consultation with her, whether looking to make a career or life change or personal or professional development!
Sales Professional (Coachee)
Lisa has effectively partnered alongside a number of our people to support them with either returning to work, career decision making or developing their leadership style.
Lisa builds strong coaching relationships with the people she coaches, based on trust and open challenging conversations.
Lisa looks at solutions that are in line with peoples strengths and values, which fit the needs of the organisation.
HR Director, Bell Gully (Client)
As part of my professional development I completed the LSI-360 Survey following completion of the survey I was lucky enough to have Lisa as my coach to review the results and formulate a plan with me to improve in the areas the survey results indicated.
Lisa really challenged my thinking and helped me formulate some great plans to help me improve and be a more effective leader.
Overall I really enjoyed the whole process and working with Lisa and would happily recommend her as a coach.
Works Manager Civil North, Fulton Hogan (Coachee)
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