As a Leadership Coach, trained psychologist and lawyer, I am extremely passionate about empowering others to reach their full potential in their career and lives. I work hard on developing a personal, open, and transparent relationship with my clients, and what they say about my services is incredibly important to me.
Below is a collection of testimonials from past clients. Please read through them to get an idea of their experience working with me,
and get in touch with me today to book your free consultation.
Sourced from independent review sites
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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.
Global IT Director Analytics
& Insights ,
Nicole is a highly skilled business coach who has recently helped me develop my career goals and soft skills to further my professional growth. Nicole has a unique approach to coaching and sharp eye for detail when it comes to understanding challenges you face and elements that may be holding you back. After completing a coaching course with Nicole, I feel more confident and equipped to grow my career. Working with Nicole has been a rewarding experience, and one that I highly recommend.
International Content Lead,
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,PhD, CAPM
Veni Fellow, Research Operations Postdoc in the CHIME/FRB Collaboration, McGill University Manager,
It has been life changing working with the Nicole in the last few months. Nicole is an extremely intuitive, empathic and highly skilled coach. She helps empower you with the right methods and tools, allowing you to be more in control of your situations. She listens attentively and articulates my issues in detail, connecting all the links together while breaking down how each finding can contribute to my struggles. This has been extremely informative for me as it provides me with knowledge in allowing me to understand how my issues were initiated but most importantly, gave Nicole the opportunity to create an effective and practical plan to help me overcome my issues.
Nicole and I have worked on many aspects of my life which includes childhood trauma, family relationship and dynamic, the importance of a strong and healthy lifestyle, and much more. In each topic, we have had many ground breaking discoveries and growth! I'm extremely satisfied with her guidance and am grateful for all the progress she has allowed me to achieve. I'm genuinely pleased and excited to continue more session with Nicole so I can reach my full potential with a healthy body and mindset!
Thank you so much Nicole and I highly recommend her to anyone whose wanting to invest them in themselves so they can make a better difference in their life!
Founder of Lily Lily Jewellery,
The session with Nicole was incredibly insightful, helped distill down some the challenges to core principles. She listened actively, and made a huge difference to how I look at challenges going forward. Can't recommend her highly enough.
Chapter Lead - Integrated Planning and Analytics,
Nicole helped me with my struggle in pitching my ideas to an important client. I felt like I had a lot of value to offer but I didn't know how to confidently pitch my ideas or how to ask for a bigger budget. Nicole helped me to identify my limiting beliefs and what was holding me back - including how much I value my time and what its worth pricing wise - and we created a strategy about how to pitch my ideas. The client immediately accepted my terms! This was incredible exciting as I wouldn't have built up the courage, or have done with such a high level of professionalism was it not for Nicole's coaching. We also tackled future planning and made a 5 year career plan. Nicole takes impossible mindsets and turns them around to something possible and achievable. She's great to work with; she's friendly, open and honest, and has certainly brought the best out in me.
Marketing, Design and Eco Sustainability Consultant,
Wow, what an empowering, transformative and liberating experience! Nicole's coaching exceeded all my expectations. I was astounded at her ability to help me restructure my thinking and mindset so that rather than seeing limitations, I see challenges for growth. As a result, I've become far more open-minded, confident and positive person. With her unique insight and highly skilful questioning, we were able to get to the real core of my issues and find effective, practical solutions so that they no longer had such a negative impact on my life. I now have a much better understanding of myself and what has been holding me back from growing as a person and reaching my potential. She's truly changed my life and I'm forever grateful. Thanks so much Nicole - it has been an absolute privilege to have worked with you!
PhD Organisational Psychology,
Nicole is fantastic! I had a few sessions with Nicole talking about my relationship and career issues. She never failed in identifying my pain points and asked the right questions. Her psychology background makes her see things through and coach with strong empathy. During the sessions, she inspired me to honestly assess myself, deeply explore myself and make sure I made a commitment to move forward. I look forward to developing a long term coaching relationship with her.
APAC Talent Development Manager,
Nicole is an extremely gifted and inspiring individual . I love how Nicole respectively challenges my thinking and opens my mind to new possibilities. I am truly impressed with Nicole’s ability to quickly uncover the ‘real’ cause of my issues and her very practical and effective solutions to help me overcome these. She is deeply intuitive, listens attentively and has a high emotional intelligence. Nicole also has a great sense of humour and is extremely approachable, passionate and professional. She is customer focused and solution driven. Integrity is really important to her. I’d highly recommend Nicole to anyone.
CEO Fashion Brand,
Initially, I was hesitant to try coaching but I’m glad I decided to try it. Nicole is really easy to talk to and I felt like I could open up without her passing judgement on what I was saying. Her professionalism really showed during our talk. She was attentive and came up with great tools to help me with my problems. After just one session with her, I feel like I can better deal with difficult situations rather than just avoid them altogether. She even came up with an action plan to help me going forward. I look forward to learning more from Nicole and am grateful for her having a positive effect on my life.
Nicole is definitely a great listener and worth the time. She helped me to break down my thoughts; see them more clearly and gain a new perspective on my goals through shifting my narrow focus. Her dynamic is friendly, relaxed and professional. She was able to notice that small details like my body language and facial expressions when I was speaking and addressed them directly in the session. This demonstrated to me her unique skill and talent to help others. It was a pleasure working with her.
I had a coaching session with Nicole and with her help we were able to identify the root cause of my issues in relation to dating/relationships. We developed a plan of action to move forward and I took immediate action on this. Since the coaching session I have been able to move forward and go on dates.
I highly recommend Nicole Schmitz. The sessions I had with Nicole helped me feel more confident and positive about the future, and less ashamed of my insecurities. She was warm, compassionate and genuinely cared, and I felt I could be open with her without feeling judged or criticised. She helped me think outside the box to find new techniques for overcoming my social anxiety that psychologists I have seen I the past had not suggested.
Social Media Entrepreneur,
The reason why I came to Nicole for help was due to my anxieties with trying out new things, whether it be any new experiences or even having to mingle with new people. Even on the days that were leading up to our session, my head was getting filled with anxiety as I don’t usually open up to others regarding the deep thoughts going through my mind. However, Nicole made sure to really make me feel comfortable and I was surprised how easy it was to talk to her and how easily I was able to open up to her about my problems. I really wanted to get to the root cause of what may have caused my anxieties, as I wasn’t always like this, and despite the limited time that we had, she was able to really work it through with me, which is amazing. There were times that Nicole used her personal experiences to relate to what I’m going through, which really comforted me knowing that I’m not alone with the thoughts that’s been driving me crazy. Nicole is definitely someone that I would recommend to anyone who needs life coaching and I thank her for the advice she gave me to help me with regards to my problem of overthinking almost every situation!
I was really struggling with my relationship because I focused too much on the business part. I felt disconnected with my partner because I didn’t feel loved and then I hesitated to share my emotions, my feelings. But I met Nicole who helped me to discover about myself such as my limiting beliefs and values (I couldn’t see them before). Nicole empowered me to be vulnerable, to be honest and be present. Everything has changed, I felt totally connected again which changed the entire situation. This is absolutely transformational. Can’t thank you enough Nicole for helping me become a better version of myself.
Business Coach and Mentor,
I love working with Nicole. She listens intently and provides feedback when needed. Some sessions I don't know exactly what I want to work on, but I just talk to Nicole and tell her what's been going on. She's great at summing everything up, helping me to realise my limiting beliefs and offering solutions (or helping me find solutions) for a better mindset and approach to life. Thank you Nicole.
Nicole's coaching sessions were amazing. She empowered me to find my own strength in addressing my fitness and life goals, and was able to help me get to the root issue of why I've been procrastinating and putting off certain commitments. She also helped me figure out a good mantra in life to live by.
Nicole has been wonderful in helping me . She has been able to provide suggestions and recommendations that is actionable and result oriented and would highly recommend her as a coach.
Project Finance Partner and Board Member,
I loved my first coaching session with Nicole. She is an attentive listener, and I felt comfortable to talk about my experiences to identify the areas of development. Nicole helped me to spot those repetitive behavioural patterns that had a negative impact on my life. She also offered me a solution and action plan that can be looked into detail in our further sessions. I would recommend her to everyone who wants to bring changes in their lives.
United Arab Emirates
Nicole has a promising gift of getting into people's experience, understanding each situation and gives an enlightening analysis on where things are going. The session was so memorable become it somehow changed the way I think of things that are happening. She listens well and really into your conversation.
I hope she can change more lives and inspire more people. Thank you so much Nicole.
Government Service Professional,
Nicole is truly wonderful! I only had one session with her, but I can feel how genuine she is. She really want to know more about me by asking questions that would really push me to know the roots of my problem.
She made me feel that she's there to listen to me and that she's there to help me. I love how smooth our conversation is! I'm so comfortable talking with her! I know she can change more lives and inspire more people!
Thank you so much Nicole!