Executive Coaching 

I’ve been in the self mastery and energy management business for almost two decades. This program is based on the combination of proven theories of behaviour change; and from working with high performers and observing what they consistently do, that works. The result is a unique coaching style which is bespoke and designed to best suit your needs and priorities.

Ultimately, I will help you identify and remove whatever is holding you back from being the best version of you.
If needed, we will run the BS detector over any persistent excuses and eliminate them.

Coaching requires you to “do the work” and that can be confronting if not painful at times. The problem is: I don’t want to soften the blow; I want it to be uncomfortable, if and when needed. I need a lot of leverage if you are going to get fitter, healthier, more energised and successful than you’ve ever been in your life. And an even bigger stick to leverage your mental game so that expectations of high performance become normalised. And your a-game starts to show up on a consistent basis, at will and on-demand.

Self Mastery Performance Indicator

How well are you performing in the 12 areas of your life? (1 is the lowest score and 10 the highest)


Stage 1: Motivation

4 x 1hr coaching sessions
1 session per week


Stage 2: Momentum

4 x 1hr coaching sessions
1 session per fortnight


Stage 3: Check-in's

Check-in’s for 14 days after your coaching sessions

Jean-Pierre De Villiers

Getting you to take an appropriate and responsible action in real-time. Specifically, I raise your situational awareness – knowing what’s happening around you; and your response awareness – knowing what you are experiencing i.e…, how you are reacting to what’s happening; and therefore, how you feel you need to respond to what’s happening.

This means when you become aware of something, you deal with it appropriately and resourcefully an in a more timely fashion. You are looking for anything that prevents that outcome. Here’s the thing: in most cases, awareness is not your problem. Doing something with that awareness is. I will coach you to respond to your self-awareness and take timely action. Then I provide you with feedback. 

Top Australian Olympic Swim Coach, DonTalbot, provided his champion swimmers with impeccable feedback from his perspective from outside the pool. He was rude and abrasive but his integrity and track record for training champions is unchallenged. I’m not an expert in swimming, recruitment, trading the stock market, engineering or architecture, but my coaching methodologies allow me to coach swimmers, recruiters, financial traders, engineers, architects, directors, tradesmen and doctors… who do have that knowledge and skill… but ignore their awareness.

For example, let’s take something familiar and benign. There’s a tsunami of research that supports the finding that the key to high performance is an extraordinary commitment to health. Simply, healthier people perform better. And I am 100% sure you have set good intentions regarding your health. Everyone has.

Let’s say you know you need to address a health issue. We will discuss strategies to optimise that issue. From that we will then broker an appropriate action plan. Then we will follow up to see if you followed through. That’ show it works. Let’s pretend you are aware right now that you experience poor sleep but you have a habit of going to bed late and scrolling through your emails on your phone before you go to sleep. Your awareness tells you: a) this is dumb. b) you need earlier nights. c) a digital device curfew is needed.

It’s all good for a day or two. Then you break that commitment. You relapse, but hey it was just this once and you had a good reason.

I can guarantee, through all of that,
your awareness was working just fine

…But you will rationalise your behaviour. I can guarantee we will talk that through because how

you are on little stuff is how you are on bigger stuff.

So the focus of coaching will definitely shift to eliminating the non-optimum strategies of

rationalising you’re using… in order to ignore your awareness!