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Our incredible team of talented and experienced coaches are based across the world and are here to help you with any questions that you have about your personal and professional development.
Meet the coaches
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Yolande
Yolande Conradie
Sarah
Sarah Harvey
Mike
Mike Barzacchini
Sonia
Sonia Harris
Zala
Zala Bricelj
Yolande
Yolande Conradie
Yolande Conradie (South Africa) is our Head Coach and has been part of the Mind Tools team since 2008. She is a psychosocial therapist (including play therapy, narrative coaching, and trauma counselling); a certified Whole-Brain Practitioner, Ecometric Assessor & Coach, and lecturer at a university business school. She has extensive experience in the field of creativity and has 20+ years’ experience in training and facilitation. Yolande has a special passion for building bridges between people and is devoted to help people understand one another better. She also dedicates herself to create safe spaces for people to interact in real life, and online.
Sarah
Sarah Harvey
Sarah Harvey (UK) spent the first half of her career in various Human Resources roles within local government in London and the South-East of England where she led a number of multi-disciplinary teams, often through times of transformational change. In 2003, she set up her own coaching and consultancy business and has since worked with over 50 organizations and thousands of managers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Her passions are leadership coaching, workplace culture, conflict and relationship building and she is the author of one paperback book and two e-books. She has an easy and laidback communication style and is exceptionally good at facilitating productive conversations.
Mike
Mike Barzacchini
Mike Barzacchini (USA) works in higher education marketing and holds a master’s degree in interpersonal communication. His professional interests include storytelling, branding, and team leadership. He is also an expert in communication skills coaching and training, marketing campaign planning, copywriting and brand development. Mike has the ability to put anyone at ease with his calm and relaxed, yet confident, approach. He is not only knowledgeable, but also has deep insight into people and is intentional about helping people grow and develop.
Sonia
Sonia Harris
Sonia Harris (USA) studied economics and business management, and she is a meeting and event planner specializing in meetings, exhibits, and corporate social events. Sonia has extensive experience in the association and non-profit sectors for meeting and exhibit management, conference planning, budget development, membership development, parliamentary procedures, corporate identity, branding design, marketing, communications, website development, domain consultation, information technology, and graphic design. She is an organizer par excellence. As a coach, Sonia is relatable, articulate and thrives on helping others find practical solutions.
Zala
Zala Bricelj
Zala Bricelj (Slovenia) is a digital strategist, social media manager and educator. She works in IT, focusing on cybersecurity and education – facilitating workshops and lectures on safe and responsible Internet use, social media, and digital and media literacy. She also partners with various organizations as a lecturer, workshop facilitator and coach for different age groups on social media, digital and media literacy, internet privacy and security, and anti-bullying campaigns. She coaches educators on inclusive, innovative pedagogy for creating an enhanced hybrid learning environment. Zala is also a certified NLP Master Coach. She’s an early adopter of technology and enjoys building communities across different platforms, especially on Twitter, being an avid Twitter Chat participant, guest, moderator and host.
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Kathy Martin - Australia
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Sharon Getz - Mind Tools member for 1+ years
"Mind Tools allows me to focus in on my needs as well as the needs of my team. It allows me to tailor my learning as a leader with the assessments and articles that it provides."
Read Sharon's story
Kathy Martin - Australia
"It's great. Its easy to find, comprehensive, well researched and accessible. A good mix of theory and practical work books, work sheets and exerises"
Paula Mount - United Kingdom
"Varied and extensive learning available on the subject of Leadership which I am both professionally and personally interested in - all offered at a high standard and includes latest thinking."
Sanya Selak - Mind Tools member for 2+ years
“It does not present one particular point of view and one single recipe for the success, but presents a compilation of different theories, scientific studies and also gives lots of useful pointers for further reading (e.g. suggestions about books, articles, etc.)."
Read Sanya's story
Maureen Parkinson - New Zealand
"Discover the latest thinking, get information to help me perform in my role and provide information to help people perform in theirs."
Kathy Martin - Australia
"its great. Its easy to find, comprehensive, well researched and accessible. A good mix of theory and practical work books, work sheets and exerises."
Aaron A. Kendall - United States
"I see Mind Tools as a source for good professional advice on many self- and team- improvement topics."

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