Lumminos is a full-service coaching consultancy. Founded in 2008 by Julia Kerr Henkel, the company and its global network of professional coaches, change management and organisational development consultants partner with corporate teams, executives, professional and private individuals, coaches, teachers, parents and young adults as they bravely transition through organisational, professional and personal change. We dare our clients to dare greatly. Are you brave enough?

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Our five key services include:

  1. Organisational development, team coaching and depth process work
  2. Individual professional and personal coaching
  3. Corporate leadership development, journey management and facilitation
  4. Coach mentoring
  5. Public programs and workshops

Our services are facilitated through a diverse network of local and international associates who share a common philosophy and attitude towards serving people with courage, authenticity, professionalism, directness and a necessary sense of humour.

We have clients and a professional presence in South Africa, Botswana, Mauritius, United Kingdom, Europe, Ireland and the USA.

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ABOUT LUMMINOS

ABOUT LUMMINOS

Our five key services:

  1. Organisational development, team coaching and depth process work
  2. Individual professional and personal coaching
  3. Corporate leadership development, journey management and facilitation
  4. Coach mentoring
  5. Public programs and workshops

Our services are facilitated through a diverse network of local and international associates who share a common philosophy and attitude towards serving people with courage, authenticity, professionalism, directness and a necessary sense of humour.

We have clients and a professional presence in South Africa, Botswana, Mauritius, United Kingdom, Europe, Ireland and the USA.

JULIA KERR HENKEL

The Founder

Lumminos was founded by Julia Kerr Henkel in 2008. Julia is a certified PCC-level Integral Coach® through USA-based New Ventures West, the International Coach Federation and the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business Centre for Coaching. She is also one of Brené Brown’s Certified Dare to Lead Facilitators – one of three in Africa – trained to deliver her programs to corporates, NGO’s, teachers and community members.

She is an Organisational Development Program Designer and Facilitator, seasoned Communications and People Change Management consultant and Keynote Speaker. Her current topic “A call to courage” is in hot demand right now.

With our team of ICF accredited associates, Lumminos primarily works with corporate Exco, senior management teams, professional and private individuals who are often dealing strategic, leadership, relationship, interpersonal communications and life-balance challenges and transitions.

At Lumminos, we value the Accomplishment of Meaningful Work, Authenticity, Courage, Humour, Learning and Creative Collaboration.

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The Founder

Lumminos was founded by Julia Kerr Henkel in 2008. Julia is a certified PCC-level Integral Coach® through USA-based New Ventures West, the International Coach Federation and the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business Centre for Coaching. She is also one of Brené Brown’s Certified Dare to Lead Facilitators – one of three in Africa – trained to deliver her programs to corporates, NGO’s, teachers and community members.

She is an Organisational Development Program Designer and Facilitator, seasoned Communications and People Change Management consultant and Keynote Speaker. Her current topic “A call to courage” is in hot demand right now.

With our team of ICF accredited associates, Lumminos primarily works with corporate Exco, senior management teams, professional and private individuals who are often dealing strategic, leadership, relationship, interpersonal communications and life-balance challenges and transitions.

At Lumminos, we value the Accomplishment of Meaningful Work, Authenticity, Courage, Humour, Learning and Creative Collaboration.

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“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.” – Wilferd Peterson

Our Offering

What we focus on

Considering our world, businesses and households are in an uncomfortable state of flux, we've streamlined our offerings to provide you with hope, courage and the necessary skills and support you need most to thrive in 2024.

Dare to Lead™ courage building programs

Any one of our online sessions, in person workshops or modules can stand alone or be built into your existing leadership development programs. Designed to build practical, measurable skills for your work, team and life, covering the daring leadership and practical courage building skillset of Dare to Lead™ based on the empirical research of Brené Brown. Lumminos’ MD, Julia Kerr Henkel, was taught by Brené in 2019 and she is part of a global community of Certified Dare to Lead Facilitators accredited to facilitate this curriculum.

Team coaching and cohesion

Working with your team to assist you to identify what’s not working and to skilfully learn the behaviours needed to create a courageous, inclusive culture where all feel safe enough to have tough conversations and to repair any cracks which have appeared due to strained interpersonal dynamics, complex layers of uncertainty and changes in your business and ways of working.

Enneagram Team Building

Using the Enneagram system our programs are designed to increase tolerance for diversity and to build individual and team self-awareness, accountability and interpersonal strategies so you can pull together rather than apart during times of high pressure, virtual and social distancing.

Individual coaching

Whether you’re a corporate executive, professional, entrepreneur or private individual, our one-to-one coaching programs (virtual or in person) are specifically designed to give you a non-judgemental place to
question, vent, sense-make and practice new skills and strategies based on your objectives, desired outcomes and timeframe.

Keynotes

If you are after some inspiration and practical takeaways look into one of our 3 keynotes:

1. BRAVING Trust: your organisations relational currency
2. The Power of Connection: communication skills for improved professional relationships

Our Offering

What we focus on

Considering our world, businesses and households are in an uncomfortable state of flux, we've streamlined our offerings to provide you with hope, courage and the necessary skills and support you need most to thrive in 2024.

Dare to Lead™ courage building programs

Any one of our online sessions, in person workshops or modules can stand alone or be built into your existing leadership development programs. Designed to build practical, measurable skills for your work, team and life, covering the daring leadership and practical courage
building skillset of Dare to Lead™ based on the empirical research of Brené Brown. Lumminos’ MD, Julia Kerr Henkel, was taught by Brené in 2019 and she is part of a small global community of Certified Dare to Lead Facilitators accredited to facilitate this curriculum.

Contact UsTraining & Events

Team coaching and cohesion

Working with your team to assist you to identify what’s not working and to skilfully learn the behaviours needed to create a courageous, inclusive culture where all feel safe enough to have tough conversations and to repair any cracks which have appeared due to strained interpersonal dynamics, complex layers of uncertainty and changes in your business and ways of working.

Contact UsTraining & Events

Enneagram Team Building

Using the Enneagram system our programs are designed to increase tolerance for diversity and to build individual and team self-awareness, accountability and interpersonal strategies so you can pull together rather than apart during times of high pressure, virtual and social distancing.

Contact UsTraining & Events

Individual coaching

Whether you’re a corporate executive, professional, entrepreneur or private individual, our one-to-one coaching programs (virtual or in person) are specifically designed to give you a non-judgemental place to
question, vent, sense-make and practice new skills and strategies based on your objectives, desired outcomes and timeframe.

Contact UsTraining & Events

Keynotes

If you are after some inspiration and practical takeaways look into one of our 3 keynotes:

1. BRAVING Trust: your organisations relational currency
2. The Power of Connection: communication skills for improved professional relationships

Contact UsTraining & Events

Keynotes


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CHOC PyschoSocial team dares to lead

Lumminos is deeply proud to share it's pro-bono association with the Childhood Cancer Foundation SA (CHOC). CHOC is a non-profit organisation that advocates for the health and well-being of children and teenagers diagnosed with cancer or life-threatening blood disorders and their families. Lumminos enjoys the privilege of partnering with the passionate and dedicated psycho-social leadership team who aim to save lives through early detection and comprehensive support programmes for the families affected by cancer.

Success at first ever Re-Source Yourself Retreat

In October 2023, Lumminos hosted its very first Re-Source Yourself Retreat. A carefully selected group of 20 diverse women from across African borders, professions and backgrounds gathered near the Drakensberg for 3 days to reset, rest and reconnect with themselves. Check out the testimonials and photos on xxx to hear what they had to say about their experience. Our next retreat is scheduled for 17-20 October 2024, we hope to see you there! Space is limited

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