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An executive coach based in Singapore, Yolanda is highly recommended by many senior and emerging leaders in Fortune 500 technology MNCs like Google, Meta, Amazon, and LinkedIn. She is also a leadership coach at INSEAD Business School.
Bringing 20 years of diverse experience in ecommerce, Financial Technology, start-up, and entrepreneurship, Yolanda has held Regional Director roles in Mastercard and Visa, led commercial M&A for Alibaba-Lazada, and headed helloPay, a Fintech start-up now part of Ant Financial. Yolanda holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School.
Yolanda has worked with senior clients to challenge limiting self-belief, let go of perfectionism, transit into senior leadership roles, find authentic leadership style, and develop strategic mindset.
Curiosity: My executive coaching clients appreciate the trusted space I hold and the childlike curiosity I demonstrate for them, allowing them to learn and experiment freely.
Creativity: Many remember the vivid imagery and metaphors I brought, often years after our executive coaching engagement. It is my unique trait as a published writer (Penguin Random House, Oct 2022) and poet.
Structure: I am extremely adept at identifying existing mental models and reframing them on the fly. Executives often find my coaching questions to powerful and thought-provoking thanks to the simple structure.
My motto: “You are beyond powerful. “
Working with board members and C-level executives can be dicey. Executives may seem mysterious and unpredictable, which may trigger anxiety within newly promoted executives. Not to mention those who are new to the game and occasionally interact with this caliber.
I coach my clients to work through imposter syndrome and develop self-awareness, confidence, and presence.
Congratulations for your new role!
But the work doesn’t stop there; you’ve still got so much to do. The onboarding period is a time of transition. Inevitably, you’ll need to overcome feelings of self-doubt, imposter syndrome, and anxiety. Many new to “Do I look like a leader?”
In my executive coaching sessions, I will help you overcome an identity crisis as you learn to embrace your new role fully. With my experience of working with world leaders, you can enjoy a transition to your new management role with relative ease.