Canberra, ACT and Hobart, TAS

Canberra, ACT and Hobart, TAS

ian higginbottom

Ian’s skills in coaching for productivity and collaboration are underpinned by his 15 years experience building and developing teams as a business leader and senior executive. He understands firsthand the value of coaching to develop leadership capacity and to expand a person's sense of what it is possible for them to be and do in the world.

Ian honed his natural coaching skills with qualifications including a Graduate Diploma of Ontological Coaching and an NLP Master Practitioner certification.

Ian’s coaching methodology is powerful. His work is deeply grounded and informed by a practical understanding of language and conversations for behavioural and cultural transformation. It is profound, respectful and generates immediate and long lasting change. Equally it is accessible and simple, and expands the capabilities of individuals, teams and organisations to adapt to change, improve productivity and generate team success.

Based in Canberra, Ian partners with organisations, businesses and work-teams to develop highly effective working relationships, facilitate the development of high performance teams and to generate effective cultural transformation. He does this by focussing on the quality of interpersonal interactions that are at the heart of organisational effectiveness.

Ian provides one-on-one coaching for individuals in leadership positions, small business owners and individuals with a strong desire for personal growth in a work context.

Areas of expertise

  • Productivity / performance improvement
  • Developing quality working relationships
  • Mindfulness
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Ontological coaching
Thanks so much for the awesome coaching session. I am still buzzing from our conversation – we covered a hell of a lot of ground in a short time. I keep going back to that moment when it all came together and we laughed at how obvious the answer was. I can now explore my future with confidence and curiosity. Everybody deserves some of your special brand of help!

Ian is a thoughtful, reflective and considerate coach who is concerned to ensure that the coaching process works for you as the client.

I am certainly reaping the benefits of our session. I feel like I have turned a corner with respect to being more assertive and self-confident.
— Testimonials from Ian's coaching clients