I completed my Masters in chemical engineering and commerce (combined parallel post-graduate study MSc and MCom) with distinction 1997 at the Technical University of Berlin. Subsequently I completed a French equivalent of an MBA at the French Graduate School of Business in Toulouse (Grande Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse).
In order to further my education and knowledge in the field of coaching, I certified as a Practitioner Coach with the SA College of Applied Psychology as well as a certified Applied Life Coach with the Foundation College. I also completed a thorough coaching- and consciousness development training with the coaching academy of Creative Consciousness International and am an accredited Consciousness Coach.
I am still working as a management and IT consultant when I am not coaching. I live in Cape Town, South Africa and work both locally and internationally. When not at work, I follow my passion for sports and outdoor activities. You might find me in the sea, lakes, mountains, ravines, forests or deserts around Cape Town.
My decision to become a coach had several triggers and events and has evolved over time. Some of those drivers were:
My coaching model consists of various approaches, depending on the type of coaching, the context and particular needs of the coaching client.
Whilst business coaching might require a stronger delivery and performance focus, my life and career coaching is a combination of the following components:
My coaching model is not based on the following:
whilst I might use elements of those when appropriate for the client.
© 2021 Nicolai Andler. All rights reserved