“I first met Karl when we were both working for the University of Auckland. My first experience of Karl’s coaching was during his facilitation of a culture change initiative called ‘Mission Vision and Values’. Using a combination of tools and the experience and knowledge of the team, Karl facilitated a process whereby the group came to the root cause of the undesirable effects we were seeing within the organisation.
During the process, it created a shift in my thinking – that a logical process can be used to understand and find solutions to cultural and behavioral issues. I was hooked.
Since then we have both moved on to different challenges, but I regularly use Karl as a sounding board when I experience challenges or discomfort relating to change. His help has been extremely beneficial during my studies as I am currently completing and MBA and am experiencing changes in my beliefs and assumptions around my career.
I highly recommend Karl to anyone who is looking for an effective, action-oriented way to understand or change their organisation, their team or themselves. Karl’s logical thinking process seeks to understand and uncover rather than to advise, and I often find that through his coaching I am learning more about what motivates myself and others.”