Sonya Trau's Blog

Authentic Leadership

Oct 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
authentic leadership

Authentic Leadership A few days ago I gave a 2-hour workshop on Authentic Leadership to 200 senior women leaders at the Uniting Churches National Women’s Conference. It was quite an incredible experience… Knowing that theological leaders are deeply philosophical and reflective, I knew I needed to dig deeper into this very deep topic (Harvard’s #1…

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How to avoid a stick mentoring mess

Oct 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Avoid a sticky mess

How to avoid a sticky mentoring mess Organisational mentoring programs, done right, are the most efficient and most highly leveraged investment an organisation can make. Really, truly, honestly! Done well, mentoring breaks down departmental stovepipes, builds communication, supports innovation, builds succession and skill development, shifts culture and wait for it… builds engagement, not just for…

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Focus: Inside-out leadership. Increasing staff engagement by changing the way the organisation’s leaders think (and therefore act).

Client feedback

Sonya has recently delivered an invaluable leadership team coaching program for the senior leadership team at Transmax. The feedback from the participants has been overwhelmingly positive, and I can already see the behavioural changes that her program has developed. It has truly been transformational.  There is no one else I would recommend more to champion and support leadership and cultural change to ensure my business and its leaders achieve their potential.


Lisa Chiem
HR Director – Transmax Pty Ltd