I took my time finding the right coach for me but when I met Brenda I knew she was the one. And I was right. Brenda acted as both a coach and mentor to me as I worked to take a new direction in my professional life. Through the program I was challenged, instructed, interested and ultimately it helped me change my approach to my life and my work. Throughout the process, Brenda’s only focus was me. She is not only an intelligent and knowledgeable coach but most importantly she is kind. She was a wonderful help to me.
Wow!!! This is my third coaching series with Brenda and it has been phenomenal. Brenda has managed through her unique style and skills to grow myself to another level. I have achieved goals and dreams that six months ago I thought were beyond me. Brenda has coached me to not only face these challenges but conquer and smash my own boundaries. Brenda, you are phenomenal!!!!
"I attended the Brenda Eckstein International Business Communication and Leadership skills training course together with my post matric students. I found Brenda enthusiastic in her dynamic training methods, always willing all of us to give of our best.
Her course is practical and very relevant in helping each one to be able to confidently and clearly communicate through written and oral means. Her training is well structured and is suitable for younger school leavers as well as those of us who have been in the work place for some time. I appreciated her attention to detail and to each person on the course where I felt my contribution, and those of my students, was valued by her.
I enjoyed her flexibility in being able to reschedule the training in order to include a guest speaker at the last minute adding value to the course."
"Together with my staff I participated in Brenda’s ‘Leading in Formation’ programme. I found the course to be both inspirational and enlightening. It helped everyone to better understand the organisations values, goals and objectives. We gained insight into what motivates each individual staff member, we learnt to appreciate our specific roles in the organisation and to celebrate our differences. I’m grateful to have had this opportunity, because it has helped to make us a closer team and it has helped me to be a better manager. I would certainly recommend this course to management teams."
Many successful people attribute significant life changes to working with a coach. One current example is that of Adele Paulsen, Executive Director of PRISA (Public Relations Institute of South Africa).
“Being coached by Brenda from December 2010 to May 2011 took me from being scared and indecisive in my business position to being confident of what I wanted to say and able to make decisions. This impacted both in my organisational role and in my personal life as well. Coaching allowed me to explore life, to see possibilities and then to ‘take action’. It was a journey where I first needed to understand who I was and what opportunities existed for me. Business colleagues and friends have told me that they notice a positive difference in me and that I’m ‘on a roll’. I’m coping much better on all levels. Through being coached, I have increased self-confidence and this has enabled me to ‘spread my wings and fly’.”