Debbie’s clients

What our clients say about us

“I have to say that I am very impressed with your thoroughness and your ability to take a large volume of data and turn it into something so usable. I think the whole report is excellent.”
Chairperson – Timaru

“Thanks Debbie for yesterday.  As of course I always knew you would, you hit the mark precisely.  And you do it with a lovely blend of rigour, timeliness, and a relaxed humour.”
CEO – Christchurch

“Thank you Debbie. You have provided us with clarity and direction for the future. I’m delighted.”
Chairperson – Christchurch

“Your chairing and facilitating of the meeting was masterful and we got to a good place.”
CEO – Wellington

“Just wanted to reiterate how much I enjoyed your facilitation today – focused, amusing, and real skill in synthesising and pulling ideas together.  You are good at thinking on your feet and being a jump ahead.  Also sound preparation which you are renowned for.”
Director – Wellington

“Thank you Debbie for a very thorough and astute report – well done! Thank you for the work that you did with us, your professionalism, positive attitude, experience, enthusiasm and good humour. It is appreciated.”
Chairperson – Timaru

“Debbie was a fantastic support for me as Chair. She made herself available to act as a ‘sounding board’ for initiatives and emerging issues and she gave excellent advice.
Debbie was able to break down the barriers of some Board members – and was able to generate some great discussion. She facilitated a fantastic strategic planning session with the full Board.”
Chairperson – Christchurch

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“Very experienced, clear, able to answer questions – even seemingly irrelevant sticky questions not related to the broad objective. Very useful session. Engaging and informative for such a dry topic.”
Workshop Participant – Christchurch

“Your facilitation of the session was excellent in terms of getting a wide range of views and contributions.”
Manager – Wellington

“That goes down as one of the most worthwhile meetings at our organisation in the last 5 years! Well done. Debbie was 100% the right person for that.”
Workshop Participant – Christchurch

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“Thank you for your time last Monday – we enjoyed the workshop and have taken some great information from it which has helped us in regards to setting our mission and vision for the next period.”
Board Chairperson – Mid-Canterbury

“Thank you for your time yesterday – it was very informative and insightful.  Our CEO benefited greatly from the report and your feedback. Thanks again for a job well done.”
Board Chairperson – Christchurch

“Thank you for all your assistance and helping me gain insights into my practice and attitudes.”
Manager – Christchurch

“I do appreciate how easy it has been to work with you through what for me has been a fairly difficult situation.”
CEO – Wellington

“I found working with you very good, stimulating in terms of reflection. It was truly helpful to use the barriers thinking chart – it helped to develop awareness and plan some changes.”
Manager – Christchurch

“I think you’ve put together a brilliant paper and clarified a lot of issues that were confusing the thinking.”
CEO – Wellington

“Debbie had an excellent manner – was keen to facilitate discussion, answer questions and move on when required.”
Trustee – Christchurch

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“Thanks again for the outstanding training your provided last week. It was very well received by all the trustees.”
Chairperson – Christchurch

“Thank you for your fine work in directing the process and for getting us to an end point in such an efficient manner.”
School Principal – Christchurch

“Thanks Debbie. This is very comprehensive. After reading it, I had forgotten how much we covered on the day.”
Manager – Wellington

“Thanks for all your support – you have a great way of capturing exactly what I mean.”
Manager – Christchurch

“Excellent facilitator – well informed with great sense of humour – made information very accessible.”
Trustee – Christchurch

“Excellent. Thanks Debbie. You always deliver a quality product.”
Manager Professional Development – Wellington

“Thanks for being flexible enough to direct the sessions where we needed, which might not have always been what you’d planned in advance. I think it was helpful to discuss some of our frustrations at the same time as focusing on our identifying our roles and skills. We needed to confront those issues in order to think about how we can contribute to solutions and move forward.”
Participant in Leadership Development programme – Christchurch

“Thanks Debbie. Your coaching notes are excellent. You really are very clever at distilling this stuff that I find so difficult.”
Manager – Christchurch

“I have appreciated your tremendous professionalism at all times during this period – it has been great to work with you, thank you very much.”
Manager – Christchurch

“Debbie, your sharing of experiences and personal insights is fantastic and a great addition to the learning.”
Trustee – Christchurch

“So I want to say a massive thank you for your support. I’ve really appreciated all your advice and guidance. You have a wealth of information to share and I’m grateful that I’ve been able to pick your brain. It has helped me immensely and I’m feeling much better equipped to be in this chair role. Thanks again for everything you’ve done and your generosity in sharing both your thoughts and your documentation.”
Chairperson – Christchurch

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“In class I have continued to be able to use the information from you as one of our lectures was based on finding the balance between Business Strategy and Human Resource Strategy. Again, thank you so much for allowing me to interview you. I can not tell you how appreciative I am for you taking time out from your busy schedule, the information you have given me is invaluable.”
 HR Student – University of Canterbury