Supportive and insightful coaching and supervision for individuals and teams catered to your needs using experiential and reflective activities. Coaching could be focused around leadership, team, change, personal development and confidence.
Bring everything together in a tailored program targeting team and leadership development involving coaching, peer group learning and assessments.
Gain greater self-awareness through 360 degree feedback, leadership and/ or personality assessments (for example through the Golden Personality Profiler™ based on the MBTI).
We incorporate physical activity & movement to intensify learning and insights (e.g. outdoor activities, yoga). We apply innovative personal and experiential techniques to support you on your journey to growing your capabilities and leaving a positive impact on the people around you. We also combine business acumen and psychological know-how based on academic research and work experience in leadership, (social) entrepreneurship, accounting and audit as well as creative businesses.
We test and apply validated development methods and assessment through scientific research, including research projects in ethical leadership development, coaching and assessment (including 360 degree feedback and personality assessments).
We cater to individual needs using predominant psychological theory and research to ensure relevance. Therefore, we are involved in ongoing research projects into ethical leadership and team development, coaching and communities of learning/ peer consultation, as well as heading up global social aid projects for empowerment and leadership.
Our coaching experience and recognition span many industry sectors (incl. non-profit and government). We coach internationally with the capability to coach and facilitate in English and German.
"I've had the pleasure to work with 8count in the set up of our Siemens Leadership Excellence programs. During her work for us, Mirja showed a deep intrinsic passion for leadership development and was highly motivated to bring in her expertise. I can wholeheartedly recommend 8count to all." Achim Wolter, Program Director Siemens Leadership Excellence, Siemens AG
"8count has been crucial to our leadership and organizational development. They provided 360-degree feedback assessments, together with peer and one-on-one coaching sessions for our entire leadership team. Their approach is tailored, relevant and personable and their coaching style shows genuine care for coachees and the firm alike. I have no hesitation in recommending the 8count team. Stefan Zimmermann, Head of HR and Organizational Development"
"8count coached young scientists of the Center for NanoScience on leading and supervising. The program provided participants with fundamental ideas of leadership and motivation and the opportunity to elaborate on everyone’s individual challenges of supervising. Thanks to 8count’s excellent interpersonal skills and a potpourri of methodological approaches, people participated enthusiastically." Jochen Müller, Center for NanoScience at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
"8count has a genuine passion for learning and development with a focus on developing programs that help to improve and enrich people’s lives, both personally and at work. Mirja is a skilled L&D professional who goes above and beyond the usual to provide developmental courses that are engaging, topical, and get to the core of the issue. It was an absolute pleasure to work with Mirja and I have no hesitation in recommending her." Shana Edmonds, HR Manager, Pearson Plc
"8count’s style and approach is great. During the whole program I felt very comfortable and I learned a lot about myself." Björn Wetekam, Project and Process Manager, Smurfit Kappa Paper Services