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Douglas has worked with global, regional and local businesses in achieving specific outcomes since 2003. His expertise in many markets brings a deep understanding and respect for the culture and traditions that affect business.
Many of his clients are C-level leaders in Asia, Europe and North America.
Here is a partial list of the clients he has worked with:
Founded in Shanghai in April, 2006, MindSpan is one of the leading Executive Coach networks in Asia Pacific with over 300 experienced coaches, and a market leader in executive coaching in Greater China serving more than 180 global clients including 90 Fortune 500 companies
"Douglas guided me to clearly identify the key improvement areas, supported by very useful advice for me to put together an effective action plan to drive the improvement along. I've seen personal growth throughout the coaching process, which has also started to have a positive impact to my team as well. I would highly recommend managers and leaders of all backgrounds to go through such process."
- Ronald Lam, General Manager, Cathay Pacific Airways
“The feedback I received from my team has been very positive, Douglas Gerber and Focus One set up the spark to create a new sense of team spirit and values.”
- Chris Riley, Managing Director Ogilvy One
“Douglas helped me focus on the objective and goal setting. KPI’s were clearly set which drove behaviour change. The relationship with my team has improved. I have been more focused.”
- Alex Pan, Manager Consumer Marketing, Channel Marketing and Commercial strategies, Swire Beverages
“The planning day facilitated by Focus One was a huge success. Ahead of the event, Douglas took time to clarify the precise objectives of the day and make sure all members of the leadership team were adequately prepped. The workshop remained focused with a mixture of light touch and firm facilitation (where required) with the result that everyone participated fully – a critical element in ensuring widespread buy in. The day culminated in a clear and concise set of key business objectives for the ensuing year which was, in due course, cascaded to all regional staff.”
- Ken McGowan, Regional Director Asia, Lloyds TSB Bank
Douglas has worked seamlessly with us on our Leadership Team over the past year. He skilfully aligned the team around values and behaviours, imperatives, and commitments, and a roadmap, while taking us deeper and closer. We now have a clear understanding of our roles and strengths, and how each team member can leverage them for the benefit of the team. I highly recommend Douglas for any leadership team seeking to move to high performance.
- Renaud Bailly, Managing Director, Chanel
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