I am an ICF-accredited Professional Career Coach with over 20 years’ experience as a Cognitive Psychologist, Business Executive and Organizational Leader in corporate and non-profit organizations. I coach leaders who are feeling lost or stuck in their career to rediscover passion, purpose and clarity of direction in work and life.
Wherever you are in your journey, as your coach, I partner with you to discover, develop and deliver your personal path to success.
Discover and clarify what success looks like for you. We will explore your purpose, vision, values and passion. We will assess your strengths and weaknesses. We will identify what is holding you back and what will spur you on.
Develop strategies and solutions to reach your goals and maximise your potential. We will partner to prioritise your greatest opportunities and create your tailor-made growth and action plans.
Deliver results. I will hold you accountable and responsible for your plan and for continuing to move forward. We will review, learn and adjust your as you grow in order to achieve continued success.
If you’ve read my bio you’ll see that my career path has had its fair share of twists and turns: Cognitive Psychologist, Consumer Insights Manager, Business Executive, Pastor, Coach. Some might call it eclectic, but as I look back I can see how I have really done one thing all my life: studied and developed human potential in different ways. A few years into my 14-year career at Procter & Gamble (one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies), I realised that the determining factor in my success was not going to be my human insight or my creative and strategic thinking skills, but my ability to lead others and myself. This realisation has taken me on an exciting journey to grow others and myself to become the best they can be in every organisation I have worked in. And along the way I discovered and developed my purpose: To inspire, champion and challenge people to show up more fully, stand up for what matters, and step up to make the biggest difference they can make in the world for the good of future generations.
I began professional coach training in 2006 with the Coactive Training Institute (CTI), went on to be trained as an Internal Executive Coach within P&G in 2007, and have been coaching ever since. I am now a Certified Professional Co-active Coach with my ACC accreditation from the International Coach Federation and have been working as an independent coach since 2017. I am also an MBTI practitioner and a certified Coach, Speaker, Trainer with the John Maxwell Team.
Over a period of about 6 months Ruth helped me regain the clarity and confidence I needed to successfully navigate my career transition, and set out clear plans for the future.
Andrea Nascimento Müller, International Lawyer
Ruth was instrumental in me succeeding at a time of significant change of responsibility and scope following promotion.
Richard Pascoe, Company Director for Making Presentations
Ruth’s workshop and personal coaching helped me recognize my individual strengths and build a foundation for success that is in line with my personal style.
Bethany Foresman, Analytics & Insight, P&G