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Lydia Roux is one of South Africa's foremost Speakers on Empowerment of Women and Self-Mastery and ardently shares her knowledge and experiences with her audiences and others. Her uniquely warm approach for the well-being of each of her delegates made her one of the most sought after female speakers, trainers and coaches currently in South Africa.
She is the Managing Director of Talent Management Solutions, Gauteng Pty Ltd, a FET College that specializes in the development of Skills and behaviour. Lydia gained tremendous knowledge, both nationally and internationally and has become a recognised authority on the subject of Communication and Emotional Intelligence. Currently her main focus in the corporate environment is on NLP Skills, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Development, and the Empowerment of Women in Business.
Lydia studied Teaching at Pretoria University and later on also started a B.Com specializing in Industrial Psychology. She is a Neuro Linguistic Practitioner (NLP) and also studied Human Resources focusing on Training and Development, Industrial Relations, OD & OB and Personnel Planning and Workflow processes related to Business Performance.
Although she focuses mainly on corporate development, her drive for people development at all levels is also very evident in her work with younger people of 16 – 21 years of age. Guidance on career choices based on strengths, personality and behaviour has assisted many students in making the right career choices. Her strong belief in upholding personal and social values is a driving force in her life and also one of the pillars she describes in detail in her book she is currently writing on Leadership Principles.
Lydia has written numerous articles on Human Resource related issues which were published in various HR and Leadership Magazines. Some of these may be viewed in the newsroom.
She also served on and chaired many committees and boards in a lustrous career spanning 25 years, and addressed many audiences on various topics. She currently is also a member of the Professional Speaker's Association.
Lydia co-presented a regular radio programme on Women's issues in business and her voice is a familiar one on radio. She was a magazine columnist and wrote many articles on Human Resource Issues. She also appeared on National and International Television on numerous occasions.
Lydia has been described as a Compassionate Trainer and an avant-garde Leader and Coach. She is an extraordinary Coach and her Coachees achieve amazing results. She is also the founder of the 'Women in Coaching forum' which allows women of all spheres of life, both business and personal, to meet, share, discuss and learn from one another. High profile guest speakers are also invited to address this forum which meets every two months.
She has a very unique way to evade media attention - yet with every presentation, her charisma has drawn attention and facilitated personal breakthroughs amongst the participants as well as those who heard about it. She was also acknowledged for her contribution to business when she was nominated for and became a finalist for two years in a row in the 'Mrs. SA Business Executive of the Year' for outstanding entrepreneurship and business acumen. Her continued drive in the Training and Education Field also earned her a finalist position in the 'Checkers and SABC 3 Women of the Year' award.
Lydia has completed her Masters in NLP - again to assist her drive for improving the lives of everyone who crosses her path.
Currently her most successful Programmes are:
Neuro Linguistic Programming – New Beginnings
Emotional Intelligence – Me and Work and I
Women in the Lead – Leadership Skills for Women
Perform for yourself – Performance Processes
Empower-U - Life & Motivational Skills
Resonant Coaching – Change your life
Team Building with the focus on emotional well-being.
Her presentations are inimitable and humorous in that she broadens our understanding of the responsibility of living a fulfilled live through understanding ourselves.
Contact her office on +27 11 396 2062 for more information.