Courage Coaches

We partner with you to help you step in, step up, start up and lead. Our team are known as the courage cultivators as we will stop at nothing to bring out your inner courage and greatness in your career, business and life. We don’t just teach theory. We will give you the tools, skills, guidance and empowerment to bring out greatness in you. As specialists in leadership, neuroscience and culture we have proven expertise and are dedicated to your success. We will bring out that inner courage and leadership in all aspects of your life and we are committed to your success. When we work with you one on one or as a team we will empower the change you want to be.

What’s Involved

  • Monthly 60-90 Minutes Sessions Online or Face to Face
  • Leadership Toolkit
  • Leadership Journal and Planner
  • Online Program
  • Leadership 360
  • Leadership Diagnostic
  • Leadership Membership
  • HBR Membership
  • Weekly Check-In’s and Accountability
  • Sonia McDonald’s book ‘First Comes Courage’
  • Customised Resources
  • Member’s prices to exclusive events
  • Goal Setting

Sonia McDonald

Sonia McDonald, CEO and founder of LeadershipHQ and McDonald Inc., is a leading keynote speaker, leadership advisor and award winning author. She believes we should lead with kindness and courage, from the heart, doing rather than telling and is known for her mantra ‘just lead’.

She leads by example in all these areas and through her one on one practical coaching and leadership training for teams, she encourages others to do the same. Sonia has helped hundreds of people on their leadership journey to become the best version of themselves and in turn, inspire and bring out the best in others.

For more than 25 years, Sonia has been on the front lines of Human Resources, Leadership and People and Culture. She has held leadership positions worldwide and through experience, research and study come to realise what it takes to be a truly great leader.

She is an award-winning published author of Leadership Attitude, Just Rock It! and First Comes Courage and writes regularly for publications such as The Australian, HRD Magazine, Smart Healthy Women and Women’s Business Media.

Louisa Nocera

Louisa Nocera thrived as an Executive Assistant for 17 years, supporting CEO’s and Executives in a variety of industries including Advertising, TV Production, Marketing, Property Development and Healthcare Recruitment. She believes the Executive Assistant position at its core is a role of service, and that passion to be of service to others led her to obtain a Diploma in Life Coaching and Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. In 2020, Lux Coaching was born out of a genuine desire to make a positive impact, shine a light on people’s potential and create opportunities for women to flourish in their personal and professional lives.

Louisa is passionate about empowering women to step into their own version of personal leadership and guides her clients to navigate change with open conversation, an empathic ear, a clear action plan, practical resources, and a little bit of humour along the way. Positive Psychology informs the foundation of her coaching, and she is also certified in Neuro Linguistic Programming, Matrix Therapies and Hypnosis. She is committed to delivering the best service to her clients and is a proud member of the International Coaching Federation. Louisa values kindness, integrity, loyalty, honesty and authenticity, and these values not only guide her coaching practice, but the way she shows up every day.

Fiona D Speedie

With 20 years of Learning and Development experience across various sectors, Fiona creates a fascinating, insightful and engaging experience. There is always an infectious energy in the room when Fiona is speaking. Fiona takes her listeners on a journey and always ensures her sessions are informative and engaging. Fiona is very thoughtful in her delivery and often uses a variety of examples that participants can resonate with. Her specialist areas include Leadership, LSI, DiSC, Team Building, Equine Facilitation, Communication, Presentation Skills and Storytelling.

Fiona has delivered memorable and inspiring workshops at various levels in organisations including senior and middle managers, first-line managers, team leaders, teams and graduates.

Fiona is halfway through a doctorate researching the leader follower dynamic that occurs in Latin dancing, horses and corporate leadership.

Fiona’s experience spans the following sectors: engineering, professional services, education and government, finance, advertising and retail.

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