“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.”

Søren Kierkegaard

Meet Ana

Ana was a great listener, challenged me to think outside the box, and helped me tweak my behaviour to have the results I wanted.

Mina Papapanou

Senior Investment Officer, IFC/World Bank

A strengths-based lens

If you could just blink and do any job – regardless of experience, skills or education – what would it be? Or perhaps more tellingly, who would you be?

Most of us have set ideas about the person we’re supposed to be and the choices available to us. But maybe they just don’t feel right or do us justice.

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Because deep down, you know what brings you joy. What you’re good at. What makes you feel optimistic about your future. At your very best, you look beyond immediate rewards to focus on what’s most meaningful to you, professionally and personally.

My client work is based on the science of positive psychology, which has over two decades of published theory and research behind it. Unlike ‘positive thinking’, which relies on repetition of positive statements to change attitudes (and can be quite harmful), the concept of positive psychology uses empirical methods to build competence, boost resilience, and promote excellence.

Some of the people in my tribe

I’m fortunate to have teamed up with some of the finest coaches in the world. They are not only good at what they do, they are also fun to work with. Which translates directly into the work we do with senior leaders and their teams.  

Jennifer Bezoza

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Douglas Choo

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Claudia Danser

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Robyn McLeod

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David Noble

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Anke Thiele

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Claire Pointing

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Dr Graham Ward

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Sources of insight

Dr. Carol Kauffman

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Jean-Claude Noel

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Leah von Siemens

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