Magdalena puts her great scientific knowledge and personal experience at the service of one cause: helping people reach their full potential without causing them to destroy their lives. And it does so with sweeping competence, intelligence and sweetness. Being with her is transformative. I strongly recommend.
Magdalena ran a parallel workshop at the recent Staff Developers Conference on Tapping Hearts and Minds to Enable People to Thrive in a VUCA World. She introduced us to her 4 step coaching approach. Even in a very short time is made us pause and recognise what we could do differently. I always find Magdalena interesting and inspiring to listen to – she has a knack of making me think very differently to the way I do normally. Never a bad thing!
I attended Magdalena’s workshop at the AICTP Conference and found it both infomative and practical. Her integrated model takes a very interesting approach, working holistically with the client. The experiential element was a great learning experience – both personally and professionally – thank you.
The feedback from the session has been universally positive – everyone really appreciated it and I have been inundated with glowing feedback for you. The Dublin office were on the video conference and were also very positive about the session. Well done and thank you!
I attended an integration workshop led by Magdalena at the AICTP (Association of Integrative Coach Therapist Professionals) conference in January 2018. The whole workshop was incredibly moving and inspiring and reminded me of the importance of paying attention to all parts of ourselves to feel truly integrated. Not only did I benefit, but so did my fellow workshop attendees, and I have since used the exercises with several of my clients – with profound effects.
“I have had the privilege of being coached by Magdalena for over five years and she has been an excellent sounding board and instrumental to my professional development. Her strategies for team productivity have helped me and my team to really make time count. She has certainly helped me to convert ideas into meaningful strategies that deliver the required results.”
Tim Ruthven, Head of Marketing, Imperial College Business School
The 2 day Career Accelerator programme with Magdalena has seriously helped me to review my career and how to manage myself tomorrow. How to get the best out of my past and how to look at myself honestly and assess what I need to do. To take responsibility for myself and show me how to improve. An excellent programme!
“Have you ever sat and listened to a presenter and wished that they would just keep on talking and opening up your mind to fascinating stuff which is not only backed up by research, but also highly practical in its application to your 1:1 and group coaching? It doesn’t happen very often, in my experience.
Magdalena had over 80 of us buzzing with enthusiasm and curiosity to find out more…and she gave us more, and more, and even more than we could have dreamt of!
Thank you, Magdalena Bak-Maier, for your generosity and skill in conveying a hugely valuable tool to help us coaches to fast-track our clients towards their dreams and goals. And congratulations on getting such great reviews on our event evaluation forms.”
Kathleen Sullivan, London Regional Events Organiser, Association for Coaching and Senior Lecturer, Brighton & Sussex Medical School
I’ve invited Magdalena to give a Grant Writing Workshop for researchers at ITQB (Lisbon, Portugal). She completely over exceeded all the expectations, making the event a huge success! Statistics speak by themselves: 96% of the participants rated it as Excellent or Very Good. They felt the workshop was a worthwhile investment of their time and would recommend it to other researchers. Apart from being very professional, Magdalena is a wonderful and joyful person. Some comments we’ve got from participants: – “It was helpful. It exceeded my expectations (by far) FANTASTIC!” – “This workshop was a great catalyst to start working on a grant.” – “I benefited a great deal from the grant writing session. The feedback was useful and the exercises prompted me to get an early start on my grant application.” – “I enjoyed it definitely not a déjà vu.” – “Prof. Magdalena Bak-Maier had a fantastic attitude towards the students!” – “One of the best I attend. I love the psychological approach to “humanize” scientists :)” – “Glad that I attended it!”
“Magdalena’s grant writing course at ITQB, Portugal, was an eye-opener! Her presentation was clear, interesting and well organized. She pointed out many items that we usually don’t remember as being important to catch the project reviewer’s attention! I really enjoyed how she organized the sessions, how she interacted with the participants, and I would like to recommend her grant writing course to other institutions. ” IBET/ITQB, May 2012