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.

Strategic Offsites that Ignite a Profound SHIFT!

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!

Learn to “C” the world anew: The 5 C’s of VUCA Leadership

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

7 Limitations of 360 Assessments and Feedback

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

Why we need more Women at the Top

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 7 Advantages of Small Group Coaching in Leadership

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

The 6 Key Benefits of Executive Leadership Coaching

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

7 Ways to Know and Present Yourself At Your Best

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

Transition Your Career and Transform Your Life!

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!