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Here you will find downloadable topical white papers as well as useful free profiling tools and articles.


If you’re ready to develop your leadership skills, get a promotion or ready to change your career path, then the Athena Coaching whitepapers are a great start to help you gain clarity and start your path for success.


Peak Performance

Today’s life is full of challenges, and expectations are high when it comes to performance, not only in business but also in social life. Download this free whitepaper reach your peak performance.

Gain knowledge and strategies to:

  • • Do more and do it better
  • • Create the environment and make it happen
  • • Rewire your brain
  • • Maximise and refill your batteries


Curse of Capability

Have you ever had a time in your life when you felt off track? You might have even been experiencing great success and everyone around you was complimentary of your achievements. … but something was missing for you.

If you are not utilising your skills to their full potential, and are not jumping out of bed each day and enthusiastically bounding into the office, you may be experiencing “The Curse of Capability”

The Stiletto Approach – What Winning Women Do

A new age of leadership is approaching and it is time for women (and men) to take advantage of this development. Download this free whitepaper and learn what successful women do to achieve success.

Gain insight, knowledge, and strategies to:

  • Use your power of clear communication
  •  Know when and how to say no
  • Achieve success
  • Tips to plan and focus

Profiling tools

Identify your strengths

Understanding your character strengths is the key to knowing how special and capable you really are.

Take the survey

Are you in the right role?

What job would make you happiest? Find a career that fulfills you.

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The Energy Audit

Success is virtually impossible without knowing how to manage your energy.

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Your personality profile

Discover what drives you using the DISC Profiling Tool with this free 15 minute assessment.

Start your profile

How much ‘grit’ do you have?

Take this quick test to gauge your level of determination, tenacity and ability to cope with pressure.

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Saboteur Assessment

Discover what is getting in your way and holding you back from achieving everything you want.

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McKinsey Global Survey Results: Moving women to the top

An overview of the 2010 Women Matter survey results from global management consultants McKinsey contains insights on gender diversity in action including what actions have been taken by companies in the previous 5 years to recruit, retain, promote and develop women.

The article also highlights other useful metrics such as how successful CEO’s can overcome barriers and includes the tactics which have the biggest impact on increasing gender diversity in corporations’ top management.

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Why Global Leaders Succeed and Fail

Insights from CEO’s and Human Resource Professionals

An in-depth view of leadership development practices following the 2010 survey of over 1439 CEO’s and Human Resource Professionals from 707 organisations across the globe.  Industry representation includes public, private and government sectors.

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