I am Christien Groothof a qualified professional and NLP coach.
I have extensive experience as a leader and coach in corporate, consulting and as an entrepreneur and do understand the personal and business challenges that leaders are faced with today.
Focus and approach to coaching includes action orientation, transfer of skills, the application of your learnings.
BA HONS – UP
DPhil – UJ
Design thinking facilitator and creative thinker
Coach and mentor.
Christien works with individuals across all spectrums of business and has coached at all levels from CEO to Senior Managers as well as had of business units/ departments. Clients include people in financial services, and management consulting predominantly. Coaching for the last year, Christien´s clients would describe her coaching style as one of challenging and direct combined with wisdom and compassion and making use of models that resonate with people in business and provide great frameworks for identifying self-development paths.
Coaching engagement designed to improve strategic leadership skills and direction.
“Thank you for providing me with a voice of reason, you helped me to figure out what I have been looking for. to become a great leader”
Coach to Senior Executive in a consulting organisation working to improve leadership skills and work life balance.
“I worked with Christien, we crafted a roadmap, from a career perspective, and integrating ‘work-life-balance’ I am excited about the future”.
Young and successful senior Executive in the financial services industry.
“Coaching with Christien has helped me to draft a practical business plan, which is achievable. Starting a business seemed complex, but now we have worked towards an achievable, realistic plan. Thank you”
CEO of a Mining company involved in major expansion and re-organisation.
“I have found the coaching intervention which I embarked on with Christien to be very useful in guiding me through a process of change”