Jeanette 
Rae


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Jeanette Rae
Jeanette is a highly experienced Executive Coach and facilitator who is passionate about helping her clients explore possibilities, enhance their performance and realise their full potential. With over 20 years’ business experience Jeanette has a strong track record of success coaching senior leaders and their teams to build leadership confidence, capability and results.

Commercially focused, Jeanette brings a unique combination of team management, corporate leadership and talent development expertise gained working locally and internationally in large global organisations at a senior executive level. This enables her to provide real insights into the demands, opportunities and challenges in business and its impacts at an organisational, team and individual level.

Jeanette’s coaching approach is based on “getting to the heart of what matters” by building self-awareness, emphasising strengths and creating an environment for action learning and outcomes. She is also highly experienced in a range of individual and 360-degree leadership tools and supports executives to integrate these into action orientated plans that deliver meaningful change. Jeanette is warm and engaging with a generous approach that builds trust and strong rapport.

Married with two boys, Jeanette loves spending time on long bush walks, watching a good movie and travelling.

Professional Summary

Areas of expertise

  • Impact and Effectiveness – Supporting executives to define and achieve their individual and professional goals, accelerating performance, increasing business impact and supporting personal development
  • High Performance Teams – Designing and facilitating team and group coaching programs to leverage the collective power of team performance
  • High Potential Development – Equipping leaders to step into broader, more complex roles
  • Career Transitions – Supporting individuals to realise their career aspirations, defining personal brand, exploring options, identifying career pathways and setting plans in action
  • Managing Oneself – Empowering individuals to be the best they can be, developing insights and embedding new habits and strategies to strengthen personal confidence, resilience and capacity.

Background

  • Financial Services Institute of Australia – Career Practice Director, People and Culture Executive Manager
  • Vodafone Australia – HR Executive Manager
  • General Electric – HR Senior Manager.

Qualifications

  • Certificate in Coaching Practice – University of Sydney
  • Organisational Coaching and Advanced Coaching Practice – IECL
  • Bachelor of Business – University of Technology Sydney.

Accreditation

  • DiSC; Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team; Hogan Assessment Systems; LSI (Human Synergistics); MBTI; The Leadership Circle; DDI Assessments.

Marketing Executive, NFP

“Jeanette’s coaching has had a positive and enduring impact on my leadership style and capabilities. In particular, her coaching was invaluable in equipping me to support my team’s effectiveness and performance in a time of significant workplace change and uncertainty.  More recently, during a period of personal career change and reflection, a series of open and constructive conversations with Jeanette has helped me to formulate a framework for a new path forward.”

CEO, Financial Services Industry

“Jeanette has a tremendous ability to guide people with a warm and supportive approach. She intuitively understands and responds to the professional coaching needs of both executives and young leaders. Our organisation has benefited at every level from her insight and skill, and she has helped us achieved profound cultural change.”

General Manager, Financial Services Industry

“When I first started working with Jeanette I had never worked with a coach before and was not completely sold on the value.  I was so wrong!  From the first meeting Jeanette has been invaluable.  Her gentle, probing approach has supported me through a promotion into a more senior role and helped me be successful in that role. Recently I had a challenging situation and a well-timed coaching session with Jeanette led to the following comment from my manager “you went from being broken to a shining light almost overnight”. I now see not only the value that an excellent coach like Jeanette can bring but also the magic she creates in helping me be the best I can be.”

Partner, Global Professional Services Organisation

“In a short period of time Jeanette’s coaching led to a step change in our execution capability and significantly increased our resilience as an exec team. Jeanette challenged me to embrace the adversity we faced as an organisation and to bring confidence to the uncertainty and authenticity to my leadership approach.