I approached Craig because he is a performance coach with senior corporate experience and expertise. Craig helped me by identifying and developing new behaviours and capabilities important for my role. The result was that I increased my influence, assertiveness and clarity of role purpose. One thing I liked was Craig's willingness to connect me to other professionals in his network. I found the experience challenging and worthwhile. I would recommend Craig to people in management positions needing to improve their professional performance and overall enjoyment of work.
Jade Moffat, Corporate Affairs Manager, IBM
" Craig was my Manager in my first role in Project Management at NAB . Craig demonstrated from day 1 that he was passionate about personal development and team work; as a result our team thrived under his coaching and guidance."
Patrick Connor, Project Manager, National Australia Bank
"Craig Stephens is an exceptional coach and passionate about helping people. He is committed to his values and building trusted and valuable relationships, which coupled with his corporate experience make him a huge asset to anyone looking for a coach or mentor.”
Nathaniel Bibby, Director, Bibby Consulting
“Craig is an outstanding coach and mentor with a depth of knowledge and experience across a variety of disciplines. I commend his services to others who wish to get the best out of themselves.”
Chris Odgers, Consultant, National Australia Bank
"Craig is an excellent teacher who has assembled a terrific model for helping people get the best out of themselves. His program delivery is cutting edge but at the same time he maintains a personal and passionate connection."
Duncan Graham, Associate, McKinsey
"Craig listened and understood my aspirations, and took me through a series of enlightening self-introspective exercises which helped me better understand my strengths."
Perry Zhou, Senior Analyst, National Australia Bank
"Craig was a very inspirational mentor who dedicated his time in mentoring our team as part of the China Australia Millennial Project. We gained much insight from Craig's extensive knowledge and his encouraging coaching style"
Ruby Jiang, Account Executive, NCIS Pty Ltd
"Having been introduced to Craig through a mutual colleague, it is obvious to see he is a man of integrity who has a genuine passion for collaborating and delivering outstanding value to his clients. I find his approach particularly refreshing in that he challenges people's thinking and helps them identify new opportunities and possibilities for improving their own personal and professional performance."
James McCracken , Founder, The Successful Adviser, Sales Masters Institute
"Craig Stephens is a very responsive designer and facilitator and engages his program participants on a very personal level. This is unique and creates a highly effective learning environment for all. Through this program Craig has provided me with the motivation, encouragement and tools to be the best I can be both at work and in my personal life."
Candace Hanlen , Senior Consultant , National Australia Bank
"Craig has been my mentor, career and personal development coach. I find Craig extremely knowledgable, personable and creative in my consultation with him. What impresses me even more is Craig's in-depth knowledge knowledge of human development and adult learning, and how he has creatively applied this knowledge into his coaching sessions. I have benefitted enormously through Craig's coaching and I have no hesitation in recommending his service to anyone."
James Wong , Management Consulting , KPMG, UK
Craig Stephen's Testimonials
"Craig is an excellent facilitator. His program design and content is thoughtful and customised to maximise the outcomes for participants. I would highly recommend Craig and his programs for managers and emerging leaders alike."
Anna Beddows , Senior Analyst , National Australia Bank
"I had only been working with Craig for a few weeks when his guidance on my resume and cover letter landed me an interview for a fantastic opportunity.
Prior to my big interview, Craig worked with me to prepare. He provided me with practical tips, but more importantly he helped me develop the mindset required to effectively communicate why I was the best person for the role.
Craig's considered and holistic approach to coaching is exactly what is required for success in today's business world. I will continue to work with Craig on other aspects of my professional and personal development."
Raymond Elustondo , Continuous Improvement Leader and Supply Chain Operations Expert National Australia Bank
"Craig is a great coach with exceptional qualities and today I feel privileged to be able to recommend him. One of the best qualities I have experienced about Craig is that he is a great listener which makes the coaching experience collaborative. With his unique proactive approach Craig plans and delivers a desired outcome. If you prefer tools, Craig has the right choice for success. It has been my pleasure to have discovered Craig on my professional journey."
Mehul Vyas, Scrum Master Certified ♦ Business Analysis & Project Management Professional
"Craig Stephens has transformed my career; he has directed my mind to become more focused and given me the tools and techniques to work toward being the best version of myself. He has opened my eyes to view and tackle problems in a different way to ensure success is achieved."
Anthony Papaloukas , Project Manager, IBM
"Engaging. Inspiring. Thought leader.
Those are the words that I would describe Craig when he delivered his story to over 100 of our employees. He managed to bring everyone on a journey by clearly articulating events in his life, and his delivery style was on point. A great speaker that I would recommend to anyone."
Mark Lim, Supporting businesses grow beyond financial products | The Village
"Craig is one of Australia’s leading performance coaches. His understated and measured approach complements his technical competency and allows him to deliver relevant and meaningful outcomes. I fully endorse Craig as an individual to all professionals and recommend Craig to any leader or manager seeking immediate and sustainable performance improvement in their professional life."
Ben Meilke, Director - Advisory Services at Carnbrea & Co