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Nothemba Mxenge

Life & Career Coach

QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS

I am a Certified Integral Coach® (PCC) through USA-based New Ventures West and the UCT Graduate School of Business’ Centre for Coaching.  I also hold a Brain-Based coaching certificate (Results Coaching System, Neuroleadership Group), a Multiple Brain Integration Technique coaching certificate (mBIT International) and a Level 1 & 2 Enneagram Practitioner certificate (Integrative Solutions).  All coaching qualifications are accredited by Coaches and Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA) and the International Coach Federation (ICF).

I completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering (UCT), a Masters in Business Leadership, MBL (UNISA, School of Business Leadership, SBL) as well as certificates in Management Development (UCT) and Brewing from the Institute of Brewing & Distilling (UK). Finally, I have certificates in Starting & Managing a Small Business (UCT, GetSmarter) and Building a Coaching Practice (Results Coaching System).

I have been coaching since 2013 through her practice Epiphany Coaching and Consulting Pty (Ltd) established to empower individuals, teams and organisations to live life purposefully, consciously and meaningfully.

WORK EXPERIENCE

My degrees in engineering, brewing and business leadership have afforded me an exciting 14-year long career in leading manufacturing and mining companies. During this time I have held various technical, management and leadership positions that have helped me to gain a solid understanding of business leadership & management, personal development and personnel management. I also have vast expertise in World Class Manufacturing (WCM) or lean manufacturing, project management, change management and production plant management.

I am the Owner of Epiphany (Pty) Ltd specialising in life and business Coaching, personal development Training and productivity improvement Consulting.

I am also an Associate Coach, Mentor and Course Leader with UCT GSB Centre for Coaching, as well as a Senior Associate Consultant with Legitimate Leadership Consulting. Legitimate Leadership helps leaders at every level to transform their organisations through legitimacy, trust, contribution and accountability.

COACHING APPROACH

I coach clients to achieve varied types of aspirations or goals including:

  • improving self-confidence& self-esteem
  • building emotional intelligence
  • finding your life purpose
  • attaining work-life balance and more Me Time
  • managing a career transition
  • setting and attaining professional goals
  • small business start-up
  • effective decision making
  • impactful communication skills
  • being financially fit
  • engaged parenting
  • creating loving relationships
  • managing health and fitness goals
  • creating and managing lifestyle changes
  • how to make a difference in the world

COACHING OPTIONS AND RATES

I offer a 12-sessions coaching package conducted either face-to-face, telephonic or Skype voice call, for 75 minutes per session over 8 – 12 months!

  • Complimentary 45-minute Coaching Consultation session!
  • R 1,250 per face to face session
  • R 1,100 per telephone or Skype voice call session

Face-to-face sessions are conducted in MIDRAND and surrounding areas i.e.  Carlswald | Crowthorne | Vorna Valley | Halfway Gardens | Countryview | Glen Austin | Halfway House | Centurion

MY COACHING CLIENTS

Clients I have enjoyed working with include: CEOs, executives, professionals, budding entrepreneurs, junior managers, students / young adults and parents.

They come from various companies i.e. Standard Bank, ABSA, Dimension Data, Glencore, Saint Golbain, Primedia Broadcasting, LeadSA, Vodacom, UNISA, REAP, Competition Commission, Pearson Institute, PPS, RMA, Ndalo Media, Metropolitan, OSISA, OSFSA, Speed Space AB Inbev, AEL Mining Services, Bayer, Afrikka Tikkun,

TESTIMONIALS – What Clients have to say about my services

Sethabile, Midrand
“My coaching expectations were absolutely met and beyond. This was a very captivating experience where each session lived to its own fulfilment and created the pull for the next session. Really awesome! Through Nothemba’s coaching I have learnt that focusing on a goal and a milestones is key and that if I see an achievement in my mind, then create with my mouth through daily devotion, it’s going to materialise.

The major contribution that Nothemba’s coaching made to my life are firstly, stretching of thinking – I have learnt now that the brain capacity to stretch is potentially a million light years into space. Secondly, the facilitation of the connections in my mind – this was a major contribution. Thirdly, the time spent, the patience, the answers to many questions, the explanations, the insights, the authenticity.

Completion of this coaching journey is a significant achievement for me. I’ll celebrate by taking time off for reflection of the journey taken. I’ll also be telling more people about it, the more people can be helped to grow and reach their full potential, the more of a celebration that will be for me.”

 Edward, Kempton Park
“Through Nothemba Mxenge’s coaching I learnt that I see myself more negatively than I do positively. This came through clearly through the inability to complete a self-acknowledgement exercise – my mind kept drifting onto negative stuff I hate or did not do well in my life. I learnt that I do a lot of self-sabotage where I eventually kill my own ideas in my head and as such my creativity. I also learnt that sometimes, I can even see the sabotaging thinking and action, but still find it easy to go back into the norm.

I realised there are parts of my life I still struggle to confront and talk about and talking about these stirred emotions and it felt very uncomfortable, but I eventually sat down and confronted the subject of Me – I have been avoiding for a long time. In now knowing the importance of one’s job in one’s life (I’ve always avoided confronting this subject), I have taken a decision to do something about my work life and career – I feel was bold. I am excited about starting this coaching journey and staying on until the end even though it was difficult at times. I have identified what I would really like to do with my life from hereon and aligning that with my life interest.

In the coaching series, my greatest breakthrough was the realisation that I have been allowing this to happen to me for far too long in my life and I do not have to be doing this to myself. I also realised how this impacts on everything I do and eventually my whole life. I now appreciate myself more, I am not afraid to confront what appears to be dark side of my life and to “speak-out” about them.

My coaching expectations were met, Nothemba listened to me and assisted me to unpack my inner and deeper self through a style of questioning that  forced me to dig deep in my “soul” or thoughts to respond to. In the end this was a worth-while self-exploration journey I would not have done on my own. Nothemba’s approach and conduct during the sessions has been professional.

 Linnea, Centurion
“Although I was not sure what to expect or how a life coaching process works I found working with Nothemba an extremely fulfilling and liberating experience.

Nothemba helped me to get to the root cause of some of my perceptions and fears.  The process, at times, was challenging, but taught me a great deal about myself.

Understanding why I respond to situations the way I do was enlightening.  Also, understanding that I didn’t need to change who I am to make others happy, but rather that I needed to grow into a well-rounded person to fulfil my role in life was liberating.

All this was achieved through Nothemba’s amazing ability to listen and empathise whilst getting me to answer some pretty deep and difficult questions.  Nothemba helped me through a tough and challenging process that has given me a greater understanding of myself and the world around me.”

Group Life Coaching Workshops

The one-on-one coaching engagements are complimented by Group Life Coaching Workshops. These workshops aim to use the power and the wisdom of the group to facilitate personal change. They include:

  1. Thickness Experienceis a Life Coaching Workshop that shines the light on women’s self-esteem, self confidence, body image issues and definition of beauty. The aim is to inspire women to pay attention to the inner being that is reflected through the outer self
  2. The one-on-one coaching engagements are complimented by Group Life Coaching Workshops. These workshops aim to use the power and the wisdom of the group to facilitate personal change. They include:
  3. The Unleash Your Inner Powerat this interactive group coaching experience, participants are shifted from where they are right now to a place of new possibility.  This intimate space focuses on deepening self-awareness developing personal goals, taking decisive action and creating accountability processes – all the while benefiting from the group’s infinite wisdom. By actively engaging with various coaching principles, skills, tools and techniques, participants unleash this powerful possibility that lies within them.
  4. Living the Possible Dreamat this practical, relevant and highly interactive full-day workshop participants are guided though a journey of identifying and dealing with obstacles and challenges that hold them back, gaining a heightened level of self-awareness, developing and setting goals, holding themselves accountable and finally maintaining forward momentum to achieve their goals.
  5. Women in Leadership – a programme that supports women to step up into their leadership space in business, communities and at home by facilitating a series of interventions
  6. Courageous Men in Conversation – a safe and engaging space for men to speak courageously about challenges they face in their personal and professional lives