Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

Why executive coaching?

It can be lonely at the top. Receiving honest feedback is often challenging and sometimes it's hard to not even loose track of oneself, of one's values and emotions . At the same time, things are very connected; leaders have a huge impact on the performance, well-being, engagement and ultimately
lives of people. Everyone profits from a (double) human leader.

What we create together?

Leading teams in an inspiring way isn’t something people one day wake up with or learn in a one-time leadership training. It’s ongoing, very personal and deep work. Especially if the leadership responsibility expands, a trustful companion for YOUR leaders who provides fundamental insights on their leadership style, communication and interaction skills is key. YOUR leaders are the face of your company, they are the ones to connect directly - and these days often remotely as well - with all of YOUR people.

Sonja's executive coaching approach is formed by a deep understanding of leaders’ and people’s needs.
In a 1:1 setting leader and coach work together to

  • unlock the leader's full potential

  • achieve outstanding performance and the impact YOU want them to have 

  • increase the leader's self-awareness   

  • be comfortable and thrive with human topics 

  • increase leadership and communication skills

  • find balance between challenging and backing team members to reach optimal performance

  • authentically engage people

  • prioritize, plan and execute in our fast-paced and everchanging world

  • deliver results in a way that satisfies requirements AND the leader's own values and standards

  • navigate the organization including culture, politics and unspoken rules

  • find the desired balance between their professional and personal lives … 
    because only a balanced leader can be a kind and engaging one


How we work together?

Sonja works with the whole person and chooses from a well-stocked tool box tailored to the individual needs of the client.

Here are some of the approaches your leaders will benefit from: 

  • Purpose and values definition as well as alignment with the company culture

  • Shadowing and feedback

  • Intentional leadership style definition

  • Executive presence work

  • Trust building 

  • Leading with authenticity

  • Conversational leadership

  • Employee engagement

  • Emotional intelligence

  • Mindfulness

  • Relating and connecting through empathy

  • Burnout prevention and stress coping

  • Commitment to the organization, the people and oneself

lead HUMAN - executive coaching

 -- Winston Churchill



Working with Sonja was a very positive experience: She has strong analytical skills and brings topics to action with a lot of drive and determination. Through her kind and open-minded personality she quickly connects with everyone. It was a pleasure having her in my team.

Hans-Carsten Hansen,
President Human Resources BASF (2003-2013)

double human LLC - Coaching & Consulting

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