Russell Jackson Executive Coaching was established in 2010 to deliver quality coaching services to the community.
Russell has a track record of delivering engaging, caring and profoundly meaningful coaching interventions.
On completing articles at a big 4 auditing firm and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 1998, Russell worked and traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East. He has operated at Executive level in Higher Education as well as being Chief Financial Officer to a R240m revenue, 60+ partner law firm. He obtained a PGCE (Cum Laude) in 2016.
Having hundreds of coaching hours logged formally, and even more informally, he lives out his purpose of empowering clients to fulfill theirs.
Themes important to the coachee are masterfully blended into their unique coaching intervention. Practical one-on-one and group interventions are performed in a safe, nurturing, and appropriately challenging environment. Coachees emerge with pristine self-awareness and a potent skill set to craft their chosen path.Find Out More
What We Do
Executive and Leadership Coaching
Practical one-on-one interventions enable each coachee to show up as the best possible version of themself.
Strategic facilitation and Dialogue Circles
Executive-Coach facilitated group discussions ratchet up thinking levels & evoke best possible team performance.
Diagnose factors that impede enterprise wellness, crafting interventions to restore enterprise health and prosperity.
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The coaching process was gentle yet challenging. Throughout, I had a safe space to share information I have not even shared with psychologists. Although it was exposing, at no point did I feel judged."
Russell had to deal with a delicate situation in taking over functions that were not being handled adequately by the CFO. His experience of being CFO to a professional firm was invaluable to us."
The insights I have gained about myself were so necessary to make the next move in my career. The sessions gave me structure to what I believed about myself. I would highly recommend coaching."
Coaching allowed me the time, space and trust to reflect. Russell’s ability and approach to delve into key matters, introduce tools and methods and re-affirm them made it practical for me to apply."
My interaction with Russ has been phenomenal, unpressured, articulate and professional. No subject was too difficult to navigate. I could overcome my mountain at my own pace and rhythm."
Russell’s professional demeanor and subject matter expertise provide the maximum benefit to his clients in terms of coaching, expanded thinking and growth. And he does this at the highest level. Highly, highly recommended."
Focused listening helped me to ponder and process, thereby formulating solutions I would not have been able to on my own. A perspective change was the key to unlocking my destiny."
Russell is a coach who provides strong, relevant theory to address my developmental objectives."
Russell is a good listener and was able to use relatable examples or scenarios to bring across a point. He was able to help me find my own solutions to issues and challenges."
I found Russell’s manner very refreshing. Previous engagements have been more of ‘snake oil’ experience, where highly theatrical salespeople generate hype. Russell calmly states the facts and allows you to find your own interpretation."
The session was a game-changer & worth every minute of our team’s very precious time. Russell was phenomenal and clearly a very gifted coach. I would recommend his sessions particularly to executive & management teams."
My coaching journey was "Mind Blowing and Eye-Opening". I now understand and appreciate a new perspective and new way of thinking. My life and the lives of those around me have changed for the better."
Understanding how I show up, and how that impacts my effectiveness as a leader. Russell opened my eyes to self-mastery and gave me the tools to get there - for that I will be forever grateful."
Russell is truly amazing at what he does. He completely changed my outlook as to how I respond as an executive and conduct myself. The tools he gave me became an integral part of who I am today."
Russell has the ability to keep the client at ease; unpacking difficult areas in my life, understanding the impact and establishing vision & clarity for a fulfilling life. The sessions were enlightening and constructive."
I recommend Russell to assist any leader understand a new way to solve problems and improve your level of thinking and wisdom. Russell is a great listener and has a great understanding of what could be holding you back."
Russell saw through any facades and limiting beliefs in myself and addressed these deeper issues. I was challenged to think differently, about most things really; Friendships, My presentation of myself, My own relationship with God."
We developed a framework that enabled me to think clearer and at a higher level. Russell listened with compassion which allowed me to think creatively. He skillfully guided me towards thinking independently and in a mindful manner."
I want to say how grateful I am for the coaching Russell has given me. Having this opportunity will make a substantial change in my career. I never imagined I would be able to make this much progress."
Coaching has changed my life's trajectory. It has completely transformed my way of thinking, given me confidence in decision making, strengthened relationships and improved my mental health. The best investment I could have made."
I have grown tremendously, and have a far better understanding of how to show up in the most appropriate way. I always left the sessions feeling energized and in an excellent mood."