Key Steps Team
Dr Sharon King
Speaker. Facilitator. NLP Practitioner. Executive Coach. Author. Entrepreneur.
BA Hons Psych, ETDP & NLP Masters. CSP. PhD Leadership Development.
Sharon is the founder and owner of Key Steps Corporate Training and often referred to as the ‘EQ Guru’. She is a dynamic communicator with over 21 years’ experience in the field of adult education and corporate facilitation. She is a registered Education, Training and Development Practitioner (ETDP), holds an Honours degree in Psychology and practices as an Executive Coach and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner at a Masters Level. Sharon is also one of only two women in South Africa who hold the title of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). The CSP designation is the most sought after and visible measure of professionalism in the speaking business internationally. To ensure that she can offer you the very best – and varied – support, she engages in continual self-development and learning and participates in numerous organisations. In 2011, she was the Vice President of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA) and she has completed her PhD with a focus on emotional intelligence in the leadership space. Sharon is passionate, authentic and focused on designing and delivering niche training interventions that achieve long-lasting results and impact.
Dr Colin Wilford
Clinical & Industrial Psychologist. Executive Coach.
For over 20 years, Colin has been working with industrial related matters in blue chip organisations. He has become internationally recognised for his expertise in Psychometric Assessments and training and worked on many corporate restructures. He currently works in Kuwait, Austria, Malaysia, Sweden, German, London, Hungary, Russia and the Czech Republic in addition to numerous South African companies. Colin is a board member of the Association of Test Publishers for South Africa.
Corporates he has worked with include:
HLMC, (Malaysia, London, China), Alghanim (Kuwait) Barloworld, BMW, McCarthy Group, Nedbank, Investec, Combined Motor Holdings, Mondi SA, LexisNexis, Imperial Group, Unitrans, Afripack, Delfort Group International.
Leadership Development Consultant. Executive Coach.
Sue holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Marketing and is an internationally accredited Professional and Consciousness Coach. She brings 20 years’ local and international work experience cutting across industries such as Banking, Technology, Logistics and Supply Chain, Mining and Construction, and FMCG.
She is passionate about designing and facilitating customised interventions that equip individuals and teams to wrestle with challenges and supports them to achieve sustainable results whilst creating a high performing culture.
She brings a special focus on energy, wellness, resilience and leadership stamina.
NLP Practitioner. Executive Coach. Image Consultant.
Natalie holds an honours degree in Industrial Psychology and Communications as well as being a qualified Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner and Meta Coach. She has extensive investment banking and recruitment experience, spanning 14 years, at several leading South African and international investment banks. She has held senior leadership positions including Head of Human Resources and Management Board member at Citi Bank and has worked with individuals across a wide range of management levels.
Her critical strengths are her ability to quickly connect and build relationships with her clients to discern and focus on their real concerns, to bring focused resolution and development. Each coaching intervention is tailored to specific business and personal requirements using a structured framework, which promotes rapid and significant results.
IT Trainer. Soft Skills Facilitator.
Vasan Reddy has over 21 years extensive IT training and soft skills experience. She holds a Bachelor in Metaphysical Science as well as a wide range of technical certifications including her Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), A+, VBA Programming, Database Design and Development using Access and SQL Server, VB.NET, XML, Java Scripting and HTML. Vasan trains every Microsoft product there is! And all up to an advanced level. She is a wealth of knowledge and a valuable resource.
Her soft skills experience is also extensive and wide ranging with a focus on customer service, communication skills, conflict management, presentation and leadership development.
Her workshops are fun, flexible, fast and measurable and she is known for being and enthusiastic and effective facilitator.
IT Trainer. Soft Skills Facilitator.
Helene holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and has over 20 years’ experience in the banking and IT industries. She worked with FNB for over 10 years and went on to consult and train for RMB, First Rand and MBSA. She holds numerous IT qualifications including, CompTIA CTT+, Microsoft Certified Trainer and ICDL and a wealth of practical experience.
She is a passionate and dynamic trainer who can teach most Microsoft products well beyond a typical advanced level.
Our team looks forward to working with you and supporting you to take Key Steps to…
“be the difference that makes the difference”.