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Make YOUR impact.

I help senior corporate executives to uncover and express their unique leadership value in order to progress in their career and reach their full potential.


Become The Dynamic, Charismatic, Thought Leader You Know You Can Be


Like a Leader

Increase confidence with

a structured growth mindset 


Like a Leader

Speak up with conviction and communicate your value


Like a Leader

Stand out, be seen, and influence with impact

Nicole Schmitz is a multi-award winning Leadership Coach who enables senior corporate executives & 
entrepreneurs to find their unique

Leadership X-Factor -
which is to think, speak, and connect
like highly charismatic, thought leaders,
& get ahead in their careers and lives.

Your Path To Finding The Leadership X-Factor

Leadership X-Factor Mastery Program

  • Do you wish to build more confidence when communicating your message and value?

  • Do you wish you demonstrate thought leadership with impact & influence?

  • Do you wish to uncover your unique brand of leadership presence?

  • Do you wish to advance your leadership career with exceptional communication skills?

The Leadership X-Factor Mastery Program is a structured leadership and communication program designed for senior corporate executives and entrepreneurs who want to think, speak, and connect like a leader, to get ahead in their careers and lives.

The 6Cs methodology and Leadership Journey Model are original, proven, and science-based.

Take the first step to creating the career and life you deserve!


Leadership Diplomas

  • BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

  • BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

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Through our strategic partnership with leading Registered Training Organisation KnowledgeAccess, we offer nationally recognised formal qualifications via RPL.

Upon completion of the Leadership X-Factor Mastery Program, you can submit for an evidence-based assessment to attain this qualification.

This is a great step forward for leaders who wish to develop their leadership in a practical, personalised environment, as well as receive a nationally recognised formal qualification to present to employers, add to your CV, and boost your leadership credibility/authority.

The Leadership X-Factor Scorecard

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Take Your 
Leadership Communication
To The Next Level

Answer 18 key questions to see if you have what it takes to have the Leadership X-Factor and we’ll send you a personalised report with feedback tailored to your specific needs. 

It's quick, easy and 100% free.


I can help you to cut through the clutter, and develop actionable and practical strategies, that you can apply in your life immediately

- Nicole Schmitz

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Will You Be The Next Success Story?


Nicole has been such a supportive, proactive, and reliable coach. She doesn't just go by the books, and I really liked the flexible dynamic nature of our coaching. I can really trust her and rely on her guidance to execute things. 

After completing her program, I discovered so many new insights about myself and gained clarity on my values, career plan, and what I need to do to better myself and my leadership. Gaining confidence was such a big factor for me and with Nicole’s help, I was able to successfully deliver an important keynote presentation in front of a large audience - my first live presentation in 4 years and to my largest audience to date. This was definitely a good investment for me and I won’t hesitate to re-engage Nicole for future services as my career progresses. 

Venkata Valluri,
Global IT Director Analytics & Insights, 


I can wholeheartedly recommend coaching with Nicole Schmitz! Nicole is very intuitive, empathetic, and encouraging. All our sessions were virtual but I was amazed at how much she picked up in my tone of voice and body language, even over a zoom call. She was great at getting me to dig deeper to insights I didn't even know were there. I was looking for some guidance from a coach as I was starting on a new phase of my career and personal life and Nicole gave me the guidance and space I needed to really build my path forward. The strategies and mechanisms she gave me through our coaching started showing results even HOURS after a session and are still serving me now, several months on. I can definitely recommend coaching with Nicole! You'll thank yourself (and Nicole) as you navigate your next steps. Thank you Nicole! 

Emily Petroff, Ph.D., CAPM
Veni Fellow, Research Operations Postdoc in the CHIME/FRB Collaboration, McGill University Manager,

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Working with Nicole has given me great clarity on my leadership communication, approach, style, and strategy.

One key outcome was gaining clarity over my thoughts. We built a strong, trusted relationship, where I was able to bounce ideas off to her and receive feedback and advice on how to fine-tune and balance my response to various situations.

Another key outcome was the significant improvement in my leadership communication. Through individual and group sessions, I was able to implement numerous tools and strategies such as giving more impactful presentations, providing constructive feedback, and generally conducting myself in a more professional manner. This led to key wins such as stronger stakeholder relationships and buy-in for some of my more difficult projects.

As a coach, Nicole is very thoughtful, extremely confident, and for every challenge you face, she has the right tools and processes to break them down.

Her scientific approach leads to positive outcomes, and for all these reasons, I highly recommend her as a leadership coach.

Vivek Chari
Head of Data Engineering, Analytics & Delivery, 


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When I initially reached out to Nicole, it was only just for a few sessions, and her coaching during that short period was just so useful that not only did it help me achieve a promotion only a few months later, but it encouraged me to a point where I decided to continue working with Nicole for a second time. And that has now led to a partnership that's been 18 months in the running.


Nicole armed me with the right soft skills and helped me become a leader, even on a global stage. She gave me such great advice in order to help me develop my leadership presence, even in a virtual world. It's been wonderful, honestly, seeing the results appear after all that hard work.


If you're looking for a leadership coach, I could not recommend Nicole more highly.

Nicole will help kind of coach you and guide you to make those little steps to get you to where you want to be with your future career."


Content Lead - International Zone at Robert Half

Business For Good


Your contributions matter!

In conjunction with my recent partnership with B1G1, and in line with my commitment to the

UN Sustainable Goals, for every business transaction, I will provide support to various causes

around the globe.