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Lisa Baker

Senior Career Consultant

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Biography

Throughout her career as a human resources and organisation development executive and consultant, Lisa enjoyed working with leaders to build high performing teams and cultures. These focused on lived values with strategies for increasing levels of diversity, inclusion, and gender equality for success. She led the Succession Planning strategy for the top 200 Executives in the Telstra Corporation before establishing her own HR consulting business in 1994.

“My satisfaction comes from seeing a coachee engage, experiment, create change and flourish, achieving high quality outcomes for themselves and their organisation.”

Coaching Expertise
As a highly experienced coach, Lisa has worked in service of a diverse range of clients, establishing a safe, respectful, confidential, and trusted space. She works from a base of strong ethics, integrity, and capability, easily building rapport with early exploration and discovery resulting in agreed expectations. This accountability works together with her personal blend of care and empathy, sense of humour, inspiration, optimism and pragmatism.

Change, whether big or small, is the essence and outcome of coaching. Lisa’s approach is strengths-based, enabling people to work through the implications of change themselves, without providing

Industry Expertise

Banking and financial services
Government
Higher Education
Not-for-profit
Professional services
Telecommunications/IT

Education

Master of Social Science, (Counselling and Career Development), RMIT University
Post-Graduate Diploma Counselling – Career Development, RMIT University
Post-Graduate Diploma Business, Human Resource Development, Deakin University
Diploma Workplace and Business Coaching, University of Queensland
Cert IV Workplace Assessment and Training Holmesglen TAFE
Professional Credentialed Coach and Coach Mentor, International Coaching Federation
Diploma Coaching Supervision, Coaching Supervision Academy United Kingdom

Psychometric Tools
Birkman Method™
The Leadership Circle
Hogan Personality Assessment
GENOS Emotional Intelligence
Herrmann Brain Dominance Indicator
Myers Briggs Type Indicator (1 & 2)
Career and Life Values Assessment

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