humansoftware

We understand people – inside and out

At humansoftware we are passionate about investing in people not only for economic success, but also to enable personal growth and fulfilment. We are committed to the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We believe this results in feelings of satisfaction and enthusiasm, which make work a meaningful part of an individual’s life. Our approach is fairly unique in that we focus on creating people who maintain and sustain their energy at work and at home. We provide support and advice to people to expand the quality of their performance, to grow their potential, while also improving wellbeing.

We bring robust psychological rigour and scientific human theory into the workplace and translate this into modern day applications. We have the skills and track record to bring about real and lasting change. We know that you can’t think your way into change, you have to feel and behave your way into change – we help people take those steps and make real connections.

Our working style enables attitudes and behaviours to be explored and rewritten in a safe and supportive environment that gives individuals the insight, conviction and courage to adopt change, strive for excellence, and to champion wellbeing. Through our work, issues of work-life balance have been addressed, equality, diversity and inclusion in the workforce evaluated, and dominating work cultures and practices explored and analysed. These can be confronting issues at times, but the opportunity for meaningful change is powerful and transformative.

We believe in people and believe there is a different way. If you feel the same, talk with us about transforming your leadership style, team or personal situation.

 

Amanda Maoate
Executive Coach.
Registered Psychotherapist.
Facilitator.

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Amanda specialises in resilience coaching for individuals, families and executives. She has over 20 years of experience as a psychotherapist in both the private and public sectors, helping people and business to be the best they can be. Originally trained as a nurse, Amanda demonstrates curiosity, intellect and pragmatism. Her calm demeanour creates a safe environment to explore and challenge big and difficult ideas safely and with confidence. She is trained in a number of human development models including psychotherapy, family, systemic and behavioural therapy. This expertise coupled with her deep intuition guarantees sustained changes with her clients and influence in organizations.

Amanda has led award winning resilience programmes and worked in tough environments. She led the family centre for Westpac during the Christchurch Earthquake which resulted in a HRINZ best regional initiative award. She has spoken at Australasian academic conferences about how to support families in crisis. Amanda works with people of different cultures, perspectives, and values. She has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Amanda has led award winning resilience programmes and worked in tough environments. She led the family centre for Westpac during the Christchurch Earthquake which resulted in a HRINZ best regional initiative award. She has spoken at Australasian academic conferences about how to support families in crisis. Amanda works with people of different cultures, perspectives, and values. She has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Dr Michelle Meiklejohn
Executive Coach.
Clinical Psychologist.
Facilitator.

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Michelle is a registered clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience working with people and teams to improve individual functioning, develop resiliency, and effectively manage challenges in life and at work. She has worked in a range of organisations both in the private and public sectors and is experienced in applying scientifically proven practices. She shares her knowledge to help people to remain physiologically calm, attention-focused and emotionally regulated; and with the ability to act more skilfully and mindfully. She creates the conditions to enable others to deepen their awareness and confidently arrive at actions that are sustainable and far-reaching.

Michelle is known for her deep warmth and ability to build trust with her clients. She has special interests in supporting senior leaders in developing the personal and emotional skills to influence others effectively and working with teams to increase satisfaction in both work and life. Michelle has a strong history of coaching and mentoring, teaching and being an expert witness in criminal matters related to the psychological impact of giving evidence in court.

Michelle is known for her deep warmth and ability to build trust with her clients. She has special interests in supporting senior leaders in developing the personal and emotional skills to influence others effectively and working with teams to increase satisfaction in both work and life. Michelle has a strong history of coaching and mentoring, teaching and being an expert witness in criminal matters related to the psychological impact of giving evidence in court.

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Leadership
development

Leadership is a challenging task, and requires a sophisticated approach to developing effective leadership skills.

Sustained
excellence

Today’s workplace is very demanding, so we help people develop the skills and capability to overcome challenges at work and in everyday life.

Workplace
wellbeing

Creating environments filled with purpose, creativity, resilience and collaboration.

Personal
transformation coaching

Would you like to have more meaning and satisfaction in life? We can add value to your life through your own personalised reflection and change process.