Theodore Petrus – TSP Life Skills Training and Life Coaching

Business Coach


Uitenhage, Vanes Estate

PhD; MA; BA Honours; BA; Executive and Management Coaching Certificate; Life Coaching Certificate

072 284 3156



72 Strydom Avenue, Vanes Estate, Uitenhage, South Africa

As a keynote speaker, coach, and university professor, I specialize in helping individuals and teams get results by leveraging their skills and experience, eliminating mindset blocks, and creating efficient and cost-effective strategies. I have helped numerous professionals, academics, and organizations take the right steps towards achieving their goals, and my clients have experienced significant progress by clarifying their vision, prioritizing their focus, and strategizing their path forward. 

My coaching programs and services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. I utilize proven coaching techniques to help clients identify and overcome limiting beliefs and behaviors, and provide actionable steps to achieve desired outcomes. My services are available online, making it easy and convenient for clients to get the support they need.

Qualifications and Accreditations:

Executive and Management Coaching (UCT)

Life Coaching (Trifocus Fitness Academy

Here are some of the areas in which I can help you achieve success:

  • Executive Coaching:

I work with executives to help them develop leadership skills, improve decision-making, and achieve career goals. My coaching sessions are designed to help you:

  • Clarify your vision and priorities
  • Develop a growth mindset
  • Build a strong professional network
  • Improve communication skills
  • Overcome leadership challenges
  • Develop effective strategies for achieving your goals

Business Coaching

I help business owners (startups and established) to grow successful businesses by prioritising their focus, and helping them to create efficient, income-generating systems and operations. By business coaching programs are designed to help you:

  • Clarify your vision and direction for ultimate business success
  • Create viable sales and marketing strategies
  • Develop a clear business plan to attract funders and investors
  • Identify and develop the most critical business leadership skills
  • Develop greater efficiency and effectiveness in your and your team’s performance

Career Coaching:

I provide guidance to professionals seeking to transition to a new role, industry, or career path. My coaching sessions are designed to help you:

  • Identify your strengths and areas for improvement
  • Build a strong professional network
  • Create an effective job search strategy
  • Prepare for job interviews and negotiations
  • Achieve your career goals
  • Career development planning

Early Career Academic Coaching:

I support early career academics in developing their research and teaching skills, building a professional network, and advancing their careers. My coaching sessions are designed to help you:

  • Develop a clear research agenda
  • Build a strong professional network
  • Improve your teaching skills
  • Develop effective strategies for publishing your research
  • Overcome the challenges of tenure-track positions
  • Achieve your academic goals

Academic Manager Coaching:

I help academic managers to develop leadership skills, manage teams, and achieve departmental goals. My coaching sessions are designed to help you:

  • Clarify your departmental vision and priorities
  • Develop effective communication strategies
  • Build a strong and motivated team
  • Manage conflict and difficult conversations
  • Develop effective strategies for achieving departmental goals
  • Achieve your academic management goals

Postgraduate Coaching:

I provide guidance to postgraduate students seeking to complete their Masters or PhD programs, including developing research skills, writing, and time management. My coaching sessions are designed to help you:

  • Develop effective research skills
  • Improve your academic writing and presentation skills
  • Manage your time effectively
  • Overcome writer’s block and other challenges
  • Prepare for oral exams and thesis defences
  • Achieve your postgraduate academic goals

If you’re ready to take the next step towards achieving your goals, let’s connect! Contact me to schedule a free consultation and discover how I can help you succeed.