Today, Julia takes an integrated approach by combining her gifts and talents in coaching and design to help people develop their professional and personal brand holistically, from the inside out. She is a Life and Business Coach who works with entrepreneurs and corporate executives to create businesses that are a source of growth, profitability, and fulfillment. She is the Creative Director of SIGHTWORKS, her branding and design practice since 2000, and the Principal Coach of FRAMEWORKS, its coaching division.
Julia has also been a Senior Coach and Program Leader at Executive Coach International since its inception in 2004. In the organization’s early years, she led the Making Courage Work™ (MCW) Coaching Program and previews to The Courage to Create™ (TCC) Program, trained the production teams and Course Supervisors, and was also Program Manager and a trainer for ECI’s Basic Leadership Program™. Presently, she leads its flagship coaching program, The Courage to Create™ (TCC), and trains the coaches in ECI’s Coach Body as well as in the Professional Coach Training Program™ (PCTP). She also heads the Production Track and Assisting Program.
Julia is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and member of the International Coach Federation (ICF). She has coached over 1,000 people, with many of her clients experiencing sustainable transformation and a distinct advantage in their performance and results – including developing emotional mastery leading to rewarding relationships, creating fulfilling career paths and businesses leading to monetary rewards and promotions, and greater work-life efficiency and improved health and vitality. She has successfully coached business owners, managers, directors, and C-level executives from organizations such as AXA Life Insurance, BNY Mellon, Brew Creative, British American Tobacco, Caterpillar, Deloitte, DBS Bank, Diageo, Great Eastern Life, Johnson & Johnson, Prudential Singapore, RE/MAX, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Singapore Management University, Sotheby’s, and UBS to name a few.
Julia’s vast coaching experience makes her a versatile coach, employing approaches and styles that are best suited for her clients’ development. Many experience her as a steady and calm pillar of strength, with the wisdom of a sage that brings illumination and clarity to situations. When called for, she can be direct and no-nonsense in challenging her clients.
In her spare time, Julia conducts conversations on conscious living for the ECI community and the public in her Dwelling Sessions. She is also widely consulted and has a flair for writing. She has been featured in various media including 938Live, Johnson & Johnson’s Savvy Girl’s Guide to Getting the Extra Edge, Berita Harian, RUN Magazine, GLOW Magazine, Simply Her, and Women’s Weekly.
She is eloquent and has very good pacing in her facilitation. She is patient, calm, warm and professional – Ceclia Martin
Her feedback and guidance are practical and able to give me clear direction in areas to work on – Elijah Lee
Very experienced, sharp, professional, one of the best that I experienced so far – Lynette Chuah