CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Why clients come for coaching…

“We wanted to start running the business as a couple and needed practical advice on the way forward.”

 SAMEEGAH & FAAIZ AREND
Construction sector, Business Couple

 

“To find some comfort and direction in my personal life and career ”

 ANEEQAH RYKIEF
Financial Services

 

“It was so important to hear my own thoughts and then have the coach organise those thoughts for me in a way that was both meaningful and practical”

 UNAIZAH TOFFAR – SERUNA
Fashion Entrepreneur

 

“My aim was to improve my management of the business”

 NAJMOENISA FREDERICKS
Restaurant Owner

 

“I wanted to feel more confident about my new business venture, especially in the current economic climate.”

 ZUBAYDAH HENDRICKS
Travel and Tourism

 

“To get some insight on my ideas and if I am going in the right direction”

 SHAMILA
Stationary Supplies

 

“I needed clear direction of the expansion plan & to work through the fears of COVID and all the uncertainties”

 AMINA ABRAHAMS
Agri-processing Food Manufacturer

 

“ Motivation to start up again, tips on how to grow my business”

 SALEEMA KRIEL
Yoga Practice

 

“Guidance and advice related to initiating my ideas into a formalised business model”

 ANONYMOUS
Health Services

How clients found the coaching experience…

“The vast experience of this coach was very apparent and we could draw from it easily as she was very good at channeling our questions and concerns to reach the intended outcome”

  SAMEEGAH & FAAIZ
Construction Sector

 

“The coaching experience was extremely insightful in the sense that it highlighted key areas of my business which I should be focusing on”

UNAIZAH TOFFAR – SERUNA
Fashion Entrepreneur

 

“The fact that she researched my industry shows she is truly empathetic and structures her coaching according to each individual’s needs. This makes her very effective as a business coach”

 

ZUBAYDAH HENDRICKS
Travel  & Tourism

How coaching impacted them…

 “It impacted me, this is the first time I have spoken about how I felt with my failure and mistakes of the past company and that I should not be afraid to step out again. I must take the past experience as just that….a learning experience”

SHAMILA
Stationery Supplies

“The coaching made a substantial impact on both my husband and I in the way that we now saw the potential in both ourselves as well as what our business could be”
SAMEEGAH & FAAIZ AREND
Construction Sector, Business Couple

 

“I now have a different approach to everything I do”

ANEEQAH RYFLIEF
Financial Services

 

“I realised what my core issue is and a new look of dealing with it”

ANONYMOUS
Fashion Retail

 

“I felt so inspired and motivated to move forward and concentrate on my business again. I had all these loose ends laying around in my mind and when the business coaching was completed, they were all connected to one another and organised in a way that made sense again”

UNAIZAH TOFFAR – SERUNA
Fashion Entrepreneur

 

“It inspired me to not give up and take on challenges

NAJMOENISA FREDERICKS
Restaurant Owner

 

“It helped to remind me why I started the business initially and the goals I wanted to achieve”

SALEEMA KRIEL
Yoga Practice

 

“It was just what I needed! It was not just informative but practical too. I able to immediately implement tools provided and could see immediate results!”

ZUBAYDAH HENDRICKS
Travel & Tourism

 

“I am more confident in my decisions that I need to make in this next part of the journey. I understand, without fear, the way forward”

AMINA ABRAHAMS
Agri-processing Food Manufacturer

 

“Kariema identified key gaps/growth points for me which were relevant and appropriate to my development/goals for the session. Her questions challenged me to think about myself in holistic
ways and challenged me to extend this thinking beyond my comfort zone”

ANONYMOUS
Health Service

How clients felt after the coaching session…

“Really walking out the door feeling motivated, feeling equipped with a very clear mind and trail to forge”

SAMEEGAH & FAAIZ AREND
Construction Sector

 

“I remembered the essence of having a business again and it reignited the passion I have for what I do”

UNAIZAH TOFFAR – SERUNA
Fashion Entrepreneur

 

“I found that I could connect and the coach and she
made me feel at ease and most importantly that I was doing something worthwhile”

NAJMOENISA FREDERICKS
Restaurant Owner

 

“I now have a narrative for my business, which I didn’t have before. I am able to isolate the way I feel from the way my business feels, in the Covid world particularly. This has enabled me to be more actively engaged in marketing, etc..”

ZUBAYDAH HENDRICKS
Travel & Tourism

 

“I had to look within instead of running away… It’s time now”

ANONYMOUS
Fashion Retail

And the best part of the coaching session was…

“Feeling safe in the space and having that overall feeling that I was being supported in a meaningful way that would impact me positively as a business owner and in turn, my business. It was both personable and professional”

UNAIZAH TOFFAR – SERUNA
Fashion Entrepreneur

 

“To be honest, I enjoyed all sessions. It made me feel very empowered. But I particularly loved the way she inspired me to always give my best, to make the necessary sacrifices. She herself is a huge inspiration”

ZUBAYDAH HENDRICKS
Travel & Tourism

 

“The prospect of introducing a spouse into the business was daunting, but Kariema gave us a very practical and objective path to follow and this all made good sense to us and eased some of the anxiety we may have had about this prospect”

SAMEEGAH & FAAIZ AREND
Construction Sector, Business Couple

 

“The best part of the session was that I felt more self – confident and that I know I can do whatever I set my mind to do”

SHAMILA
Stationery Supplies

 

“Walking out of the second session knowing exactly which way forward . Having to be able to work through the fears of not only the impact of COVID but also the daunting expansion fears”

AMINA ABRAHAMS
Agri-processing Food Manufacturer

 

“It increased my awareness and challenged to me think about my development in a multi-faceted way which is critical to my business success and continued personal development”

ANONYMOUS
Health Services

 

Kind words about the coach…

Kariema is razor sharp, a very impressive woman intellectually and academically, but what really set her apart for me personally was her wisdom and  humanity”

SAMEEGAH AREND
Construction

 

“As coach, I found Kariema warm, open, experienced, personable and professional”

UNAZAH TOFFAR – SERUNA
Fashion Entrepreneur

 

“The fact that Kariema sets an example speaks volumes and she definitely make it easy to open up”

NAJMOENISA FREDERICKS
Restaurant Owner

 

“Kariema has a professional and friendly approach which made me feel comfortable to speak my mind. She is a good listener and showed interest in what I was saying which made her feedback very helpful”

SHAMILA
Stationery Suppliers

 

“Kariema is an ATTENTIVE listener and in consequence of sound-boarding, directed me to
finding some solutions to my own problems. She made me understand the magnitude of the problem and that it is not that big”

AMINA FREDERICKS
Agri-processing Food Manufacturer

 

“Kariema has a calm presence and voice tone. She created a save environment to reflect”

SALEEMA
Yoga Practice

 

“Kariema was empathic and her responses were accurate and informative. Her skill as a coach is definitely evident. Her responses were affirming and encouraging”

ANONYMOUS
Health Services