Coaching & Advisory

Coaching

Close the Gap, from where you are, to where you want to be.

Tom's speciality lies in overcoming disruptive challenges, building capacity and leading innovation-based change.

Leveraging Design Thinking, MIT.ulab, Lean & Agile Project Management, Tom has led corporates through change management initiatives and sprints, which find untapped opportunities to innovate and create value from within.

His experience in working extensively with high-performing technology startups, educational bodies, multi-national corporations and a range of major family groups, has provided him with this diverse strategic business acumen and best practice insights.

All of which, gives Tom the ability to support leaders at any level, within any organisation or major family group to find new solutions within the constant and unprecedented challenges faced in today's world.

Typically, Tom is engaged for executive coaching, major family advisory or on a project-by-project basis for EiR roles. Where the fit is appropriate, Tom may also be engaged as an independent board member or as an executive officer.

Services:

Executive Coaching

  • Typically these programs are based around developmental or remedial objectives for c-suite, divisional heads, startup founders or business owners facing complex change. Sessions will often include coaching points such as effective leadership in the face of corporate transformation, empowerment of staff, managing business outcomes, delegation and other associated challenges.

Tom was instrumental in providing me a with a sounding board for strategic decision making during a time of transition and pursuit of a new business venture. He helped me create space and focus on the business development and develop my leadership skills. I highly recommend Tom as a coach and mentor. - Eugenie Stockmann, Cooperation Housing & The Green Fabric. Perth, WA.

Major Family Advisory

  • Where the fit is right, Tom will work operationally and strategically alongside major families in their legacy-driven objectives to instil practices towards dynamic preservation, connection and affinity. Ultimately, this advisory leads to profound innovation and positive social change within themselves, society and their business assets.

As a 2nd Generation Family, we had considerable challenges in forming a unified view of direction amongst the entire family group. Tom not only brought us together under a shared vision for the future, but he also worked with our family's hardware, software and retail business assets to align them to that direction. I highly recommend Tom for his family workshops and the coaching support to my family individually and as a whole group. - Major Family Group (Confidential), Yarra Valley, VIC.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EiR)

  • Tailored to corporates or major family groups. Working inside executive directives set, Tom partners with sub-business units or a portfolio of cross-sector ventures leveraging leadership coaching, entrepreneurship, capacity building and commercialisation to support the creation of new products within an existing corporate system.

Engaging Tom as an EiR was an invaluable investment, which will help ensure we were adding value and investing in the right places. This process of having Tom work across our executive, R&D and on a retail level ensured we making the best decisions before committing time, energy and resources in various projects we were undertaking within our community. - Lululemon Australia & New Zealand

Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) Coaching

  • Whether you are a start-up, SME or a leader (at any level) seeking some "just-in-time" coaching. These 90 minute sessions are available for those that don't have the time for a regular program, but need that sound-board, decade of insight and support when necessary or needed. $450.00 AUD per session (plus GST).

The process of preparing a start up for external investment is a challenging process for anyone, especially if you are new to the process. Tom has been a regular sounding board and support in the commercialisation of KinChip Systems. His straight forward, no nonsense advice and guidance from an investor’s perspective, has been invaluable. I’d recommend Tom for any entrepreneur seeking that extra edge in becoming investor ready. - Catherine Resnick, KinChip Systems, Perth, WA.

Contact Tom at, info@tomkooy.com for a confidential proposal specific to your requirements.

Over the years, Tom has had clients from a range of industries such as; wellness and fitness, investment banking, venture capital, mining, e-commerce, Saas technology, health-care, digital health, family offices, education, community groups and sporting teams.

Tom helps his clients;

  • engage with a clear vision to drive action (not just talking about action).
  • Overcome challenges or create breakthrough opportunities amongst teams and executives.
  • create purpose-driven innovation & corporate plans.
  • Identify opportunities & develop strategies that trigger & sustain growth within operational frameworks.
  • develop/execute strategic & tactical outcomes to troubleshoot friction points both on an operational & leadership level.

All of which bring about better purpose-driven performance.

The Coaching Process

— Step 1

Evaluate & Validate

Clarify & Conceptualise your Personal, Business and/or Project's Direction.

— Step 2

Action-Setting

Setting personal & business action-plans. Applying 1st Principle Thinking & Accountability for the next 30, 60, 90 & 120 days.

— Step 3

Definition

Further Defining Direction, Fine Tuning Process & Gaining Momentum in the Actions Set.

— Step 4

Check in

Applying real world business & leadership perspectives to outcomes that are being achieved. Are you on track?

— Step 5

Feedback loop

What governance both personally & as a business needs to change to ensure that you're achieving the desired outcomes & having impact.

Who is coaching for?

Tom works with people who have the edge, who are results driven but know there's a gap between where they are and where they want to be.

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