BD Mindset Coaching


Find your BD feet,
don’t pound the pavement

  • High potential diverse professionals that you want to retain
  • Professionals who need to take on business development responsibilities as part of their role for the first time (and hate the idea of it!)
  • Shift in focus from client delivery to business development without dropping the ball in either!
  • A change in mindset from paralyzing overwhelm to animated energy
  • Shining confidence to follow through with BD plans
  • Mindset shifts working with the proven Immunity to Change   methodology developed by Harvard professors Dr. Robert Kegan and Dr. Lisa Lahey
  • Personalised systematic approaches to filling the sales funnel
  • Group and individual format
  • In-person delivery or online programme, partnering with the Ludic Faculty, the highly-respected global consultancy
Why me:
  • I’ve won over the toughest critics to sell work and become a trusted consultant in some of the largest organisations including PwC and BHP. I did this by realizing that doing what I do (being helpful) is actually selling! This simple shift helped remove the cringe factor for me.
  • I work in step with your in-house BD training program or deliver a bespoke program to suit your business.
  • I partner with the global consultancy Ludic, based in the UK, who can deliver at scale.
  • I am certified in delivering psychometric assessments useful in identifying existing strengths - EQi 2.0 Emotional Intelligence; NBI Thinking Preferences.


"I gained clarity and have a BD plan"

"My coaching relationship started with Ruth when I was at a crisis point in my career as a Director in one of the Big 4.  Ruth not only empathised with me but also asked questions that helped me quickly cut to the core of the issues.  I gained clarity and put a BD action plan in place.


As a result of her guidance I am in a much better place in my career and my physical and mental wellness has improved dramatically.  Our coaching relationship has continued for several months and I always take away new ideas and actions plans from each session that continue to contribute to my personal and professional growth."

"I'm not the only one who finds it tough."

"Ruth's program helped me to put my own assumptions and hesitation towards networking and BD into perspective.


I'm not the only one who finds it tough. The way her program is structured truly left titles at the door and levelled the playing field between people from all backgrounds and experiences.


It provides a good balance between self-reflection, group reflection and actioning the key learnings."

Big 4 Female Manager

Want to nurture your diverse leaders' BD skills?  Get in touch.


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