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David has over 10 years experience as Director of three investment companies with assets totalling $21 million. He has 18 years experience working in senior management and consulting roles in the food, accounting, pharmaceuticals, and financial services industries. David brings a combination of business experience and training as an Economist and Psychologist (LSI accredited), to give clients practical insights into how to get the business and personal results they want more quickly and easily. 

Results Achieved:

  • $32.5M donation secured by coaching client to network and influence more effectively.
  • Up to 33% share price increase due to client handling the Executive Team and Board more effectively and setting a more profitable direction.
  • $120M p.a. saving by reducing outstanding debtor days through client clearly communicating each person’s responsibility and impact on the problem. The approach was adopted globally.
  • $50M increase in sales with no increase in volume by coaching the Sales Managers and team to hold themselves more accountable, boosting confidence and reducing discounting.
  • Over $1M saved in insurance premiums by coaching client how to negotiate with integrity rather than coercion and competitiveness.
  • Increased respect for leadership by raising the self-confidence of my client to fulfill the role of 2IC in a global corporation.
  • Increased personal productivity and buy-in from high profile presentations by client making sustained improvements in his work-life balance, diet, exercise and energy. 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, FACULTY, PUBLICATIONS

  • Bachelor Economics (hons)
  • Registered Psychologist
  • Graduate Diploma in Employment Relations
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling
  • Certificate IV Workplace Trainer & Assessor
  • Accredited Trainer in Hewson's Executive Coaching
  • Interaction Management Leadership Communication training modules
  • Powertalk Presentation Skills
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy
  • Accredited in Leadership Styles Inventory (LSI)
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator
  • Targetted Selection Behavioural Event Interviewing
  • DBM Outlplacement Author
  • Growthwhispering: How to Double Your Income
  • Influence and Energy, and Zurich Career Planning and Management Book and Resource Kit

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Beverage
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media/ Entertainment
  • Nonprofits
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity/ Venture Capital
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Transportation

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • 360 Assessment
  • Action Learning
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Building Leadership & Org. Resilience
  • C-Suite Leader Coaching
  • Change Management/ Leadership
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Coaching Program Design & Management
  • Communication and Influence
  • Creating Rapport w/ Difficult Colleagues
  • Creative Conflict/ Conflict Resolution
  • Derailment Management for Leaders
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Ethics, Trust, & Values Based Business
  • Executive Assessment
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Presence
  • Executive Selection & Team Formulation
  • Executive Team Alignment Facilitation
  • Executive Team Assessment & Development
  • Experience as a Senior Executive
  • Experience as an Entrepreneur
  • Future Search Conferencing
  • High Performing Organizations
  • High Potential Leader Coaching
  • Hiring and Selection
  • Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving
  • Internal Coach Training
  • Managing Up Effectively
  • Merger & Acquisition Integration
  • Mindfulness at Work
  • Navigating Global Business Environments
  • Navigating Organizational Politics
  • Coaching for Executives in New Roles
  • Presentation Skills
  • Sales Training
  • Scenario Planning
  • Selection Assessment
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Strategic Planning Facilitation
  • Strengths-based Leadership Development
  • Stress Management and Stress Reduction
  • Succession Planning & Talent Management
  • Systems Thinking & Learning Organization
  • Team Facilitation
  • Teambuilding
  • Values, Mission, Vision Facilitation
  • Women's Leadership