Our Life Experience I’ve always been intrigued by our life experience. How we create it, how it comes at us and what we do with it. How decisions have ripple … Continue reading The Seven Steps to Uplift Your Life Experience
Antoinette Braks leads the design and delivery of SHIFT Leadership Development Individual and Group Coaching Programs for Senior Executives and High Potential Leaders to enable them to join the shift from being high performing achievers to becoming inspiring strategic leaders at divisional, regional and C-suite levels.
Brexit – The Surprise? Result The Brexit outcome came as a huge surprise with a very close 52% vote to exit. The Leave Campaign was highly successful given that the … Continue reading Brexit and Austuck: Uncertainty Paves the Way for the New
Strategic Offsites have the power to Direct attention to the underlying pressures of a potentially obsolete business model or strategic focus Set aspirational goals that are intrinsically meaningful and collaboratively possible, … Continue reading Strategic Offsites that Ignite a Profound SHIFT!
The VUCA world of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity is the emergent norm of the post-conventional world. It demands that we develop post-conventional leadership capacity. As Einstein said, we can’t … Continue reading Learn to “C” the world anew: The 5 C’s of VUCA Leadership
4 Data Points The 2016 Peterson Report found that the 20% of firms from amongst 22,000 surveyed in 91 countries that had 30% or more female executives in upper management enjoyed … Continue reading 4 Data Points, 4 Dilemmas and 4 Deal-Changers in Diversity
To shift a stage in leadership development expands your leadership perspective and presence in the world. It increases your ability to influence, coach and mentor others and generate transformational results. However this … Continue reading Stage Leadership Development is a Spiral not a Ladder
360 Assessments were intended to be more “objective” by including a larger range of “subjective” assessments by peers, team members and external stakeholders in addition to the single assessment by … Continue reading 7 Limitations of 360 Assessments and Feedback
More Women at the Top? Given our preoccupation to have more women at the top of organizations, it’s curious to realize how gender archetypes underlie the shift from transactional to … Continue reading Why we need more Women at the Top
The Main Goals of Leadership Coaching are: To better know yourself: strengths, stretches, stressors and shadow To develop a more confident, authentic and inspiring leadership presence To build stronger relationships … Continue reading The 7 Advantages of Small Group Coaching in Leadership
Aspirational First, it’s aspirational. While standard Executive Coaching is about improving your performance at work in more senior executive roles, Executive Leadership Coaching is this and more. It invites you to … Continue reading The 6 Key Benefits of Executive Leadership Coaching
Do you dread the question: “What’s your story?” or the instant opener: “Tell me about yourself.” It happened to me twice in the last week and to be honest I … Continue reading 7 Ways to Know and Present Yourself At Your Best
Career Transitions can be scary! When you’re suddenly ousted from your role or you know there’s a restructure coming, or you’re just aware that you’re no longer happy in your … Continue reading Transition Your Career and Transform Your Life!