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José de Sousa

Lisbon, Portugal

Based in Lisbon, Portugal, holds the ACC (Associate Certified Coach) credential from the ICF (International Coach Federation). Has done all his coaching training with Results Coaching Systems / NeuroLeadership Group.

He has his own Executive coaching, consulting, speaking and training practice, Y E S! – You Ensure Success! ® Connecting and developing great minds based in Portugal, with operations at a global level.

José’s top 3 strengths are:
1. His NeuroLeadership knowledge
2. His Corporate Finance background
3. The ability to speak, coach and train in Portuguese (mother tongue), English, Spanish and Italian

Areas of expertise for coaching:
• Leadership and personal effectiveness
• Stress Management and Resilience
• Leadership development
• Career Development
• Work Life balance

After receiving the Internal Coach Training in EDS in 2008, José has found a true passion in Coaching and was a passionate supporter of Coaching programs in the HP Coaching Network, having delivered more than 250 hours of coaching to colleagues and Directors in the US, Spain, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, Italy, UK, India and Portugal.

In his time at HP, in addition to his role in Finance, and besides being an internal coach, he created and led the HP Coaching Network NeuroLeadership Special Interest Group, in partnership with the NeuroLeadership Institute.

Currently he has delivered more than 500 hours of coaching to clients in:

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, US, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, UK, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand. Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam.

As a speaker, he shares his knowledge mainly in the areas of Organizational Change. Stress Management and Resilience.

José has a Degree in Business Management in ISCTE, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal and attended a Specialized Program on Entrepreneurship and Business Creation in AUDAX, ISCTE Business School, Lisbon, Portugal.

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Lisbon, Portugal
Speaking Topics: Organizational Change, Stress, Resilience, Visionary Leadership

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Business Strategy
Change Management 30.08
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High Tech & Electronics
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1 Article/Blog
Organizational restructuring and change management using a neuroscientific approach
August 11, 2014
Organizational restructuring is a very delicate phase in an organization’s life, as it will affect many people, processes, systems, technologies, business areas, departments, etc.

The main reasons these organizational restructuring initiatives fail to deliver the expected results are related with only one thing – people.

By using a Neuroscientific approach the probabilities of success of the organizational restructuring initiatives increase considerably, as by the key players will have a knowledge about how the brain works when faced with change, and can build change programs more human and brain friendly.

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Tags: Change Management



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