"Thank you for your deep expertise, wisdom, compassion and confidence - I have moved to a very different leadership space as a result of your guidance and feedback."

National Head | KPMG

"Working with Ricky has changed me incredibly. Ricky has pushed and challenged me over the past six months and I have become so much more self-aware and confident in dealing with the challenges that I face."

CEO | Goulburn Valley Health

"Great to learn simple and easy techniques to further enhance our presentation skills."

Natalie Gray | Marketing Manager Kenworth Trucks

"The best speaker/Trainer I have worked with since working with McCain Foods. I really liked how you engaged with the team and drew them out.  Your questioning skills are amazing and I loved how you kept asking probing questions."

Lead Manager | McCain Foods

"Ricky is as thorough as she is well-informed. She is able to cut through the rhetoric and get individuals thinking as a team. Her ability to guide individuals on the right path to becoming leaders is highly commendable."

Company Secretary | QA Software

"Ricky is the professional joy for corporations and individuals looking or needing to change their ways and their craftsmanship of decision making for their future success. She is a perceptive, innovative and creative educator and mentor of change and of engineering decision making prowess."

Director | Leopardview Pty Ltd

"Ricky has a unique ability to get her audience and clients motivated, inquisitive, and focused. She understands people exceptionally well and is an expert in the leadership development space. Not only is she a wonderful and motivating speaker and facilitator - but she really knows what makes people 'tick' and knows how to create the leadership traits that as critical in the modern corporation. Ricky is a class act!"

Director | CEO Mentoring Pte Ltd Singapore

"Ricky is an inspirational coach with high standards, integrity and authenticity. Her ability to break down an otherwise overwhelming issue into palatable sizes is remarkable."

Lead Business Analyst | Linfox

"Ricky Nowak is one of the most dynamic leadership consultants I have ever used. After personally working at a major Business School and using other consultancies, Ricky certainly stands out among the pack. With the ability to get the best out of people and link this with your business objectives, Ricky can help take your business (large or small) to the next level."

Dr. Megan Rogers | Author and Lecturer

"With the benefit of Ricky’s professional care, solid progress has been achieved."

Chief Financial Officer | Transfield

"The time spent with you allowed me to learn and express my true potential and has provided me with a platform to become a better leader and further advance my career."

General Manager | Marsh Advantage

"As a coach Ricky adopts an encouraging style, has helped me solve problems and to reach solutions on my own."

Group General Manager | Ridley Corporation

"Your coaching work with one of my key operational leaders has transformed his level of effectiveness in an extremely high pressure role. He has developed skills and applied the tools to enable him to step back and empower his people to do the heavy lifting. This has freed him up to work on the business and support his team more effectively. The impact on his team has been transformational! The change has also been noticed by our customers."

General Manager | MTU Detroit Diesel Australia

"I have benefitted from both structured and unstructured discussions around my public speaking which test and provoke my thinking; Ricky is a great source of ideas and inspiration and has had a positive impact on improving my communication across the entire organisation."

CEO | Ridley Corporation

"I placed my trust in Ricky, and I am very glad I did. Now I am well on the way to bringing my best to others."

Director | Learning Solutions

"DISC profiling has been an extremely effective tool for me to understand the ‘behaviour styles’ of individuals within my team. Getting the best out of my people is the number one priority to help improve productivity and employee satisfaction. Individual motivation can be a very ‘hit and miss’ process, but since the introduction of DISC it has become an important tool for me to take my team to the next level. The simplicity and ease of use makes DISC the perfect profiling tool for any business."

General Manager | Choices Flooring

"Ricky is an engaging executive coach with a strong connection to her clients. She combines this with a clear focus on their strategic and operational functions as they work towards business results."

Dr Michael Muetzelfeldt | Leadership Executive

"Ricky is committed to her clients and fully invests herself in delivering agreed outcomes."

Organisational Development Consultant | Medibank

"Ricky has encouraged me to set an example, continue to be passionate, show courage, listen more openly consider the importance of behaviours and ultimately be my best. She has helped me grow within my organisation with the application of disruptive thinking."

Marketing & Communications Manager | NHP Electrical Engineering Products

"With Ricky’s guidance during with 1:1 coaching sessions, I have gained greater confidence in client interaction leading me to secure important client contracts. Ricky has helped me deliver my message with strong impact resulting in a commercial benefit to my organisation."

Partner | KPMG

"I needed to address and win over large audience at an International Conference and went to Ricky for advice and counsel for this very important event. The feedback I received after was nothing short of ‘Wow” and my presentation was said to have been “the best of the Conference. The lessons I learnt from here were invaluable and she has earnt every cent of her fee!"

Chairman | Disaster Aid

"I found Ricky to be exceptional in coaching me in public speaking."

Department Head | Monash University

"Ricky's advice was a series of thoughtful rhetorical questions.  I found myself rehearsing thirty second pitches suitable for any opportunity and audience. When the critical pitch was delivered I felt calm and well prepared.  The critical investment was secured.  I would strongly recommend Ricky's advice to anyone making the transition I have begun."

Laboratory Head, Immunology | Walter & Eliza Hall Institute

"I've made our work my major personal project for this year.  I've got an observations diary set up and am trying to be more aware of what's going on (both with me and others)"

Principal | Urban Design Consultancy

"Working with Ricky as both an executive coach and trainer has been such an enlightening experience. As a coach Ricky adopts an encouraging style to help think outside the square to help solve problems but more importantly worked with me to reach solutions on my own. As a professional bad habits can set it and to have someone who can challenge your thinking and work with you in a professional manner has been a fantastic experience and has provided me with so many tips and tools that I know has improved my leadership skills. Ricky has also inspired me to make my interaction with staff, colleagues and other professionals more meaningful – her tips for networking will be golden rules I will always carry with me."

General Group Manager Commercial | Ridley Corporation

"Ricky Nowak is one of the most dynamic leadership consultants I have ever used. After personally working at a major Business School and using other consultancies, Ricky certainly stands out among the pack. With the ability to get the best out of people and link this with your business objectives, Ricky can help take your business (large or small) to the next level."

Marketing Director and Author | Modern Day Press

"I can’t thank you enough for giving me the tools to succeed. Thanks to you I was given Employee of the year Award from InsuranceLine."

Senior Business Manager | InsuranceLine

"Thank you for your deep expertise, wisdom, compassion and confidence - I have moved to a very different leadership space as a result of your guidance and feedback."

National Head | KPMG

"Your questioning skills are amazing and I loved how you kept asking probing questions."

Lead Manager | McCain Foods

"We extend our appreciation for providing such effective and useful Leadership tools, support and workshops for our managers. Your demeanour is inspirational, respectful and your commitment to their development as leaders has been paramount at all times. The profiling of each manager has enabled and supported better understanding of how to relate to each other in different situations. It also assisted the group to discuss the 'unspoken' and improved the dynamics and 'feel of the group' all of which has been extremely productive."

Area Manager | North West Mental Health

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