Supercharge your career, your team and your business
From interns to CEOs, CoffeeChat helps democratize access to personalized 1:1 coaching sessions with peers and professionals to accelerate their growth.
The CoffeeChat coaching platform is trusted by innovative enterprises across emerging markets:
1:1 Professional Coaching
Schedule 1:1 sessions with our global network of 300+ coaches who specialize in leadership and growth.
1:1 PEER COACHING
Get matched monthly with a peer in a similar role at a different company for a two-way 1:1 peer coaching call.
Each company is unique and on its own leadership development journey
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Active listening, powerful questions, new perspectives and accountability
Narrowing down choices and making the most of discovery sessions
Executive leadership coach with 15 years of experience across US, Asia and Africa.
20+ years of experience with strategic planning and coaching.
Former UN executive with 14 years of experience in change management.
Over 1,500 recorded coaching hours with clients from across 15 countries.
How a successful start-up founder worked with Executive Coach to identify self-limiting beliefs and unlock 10x growth.
How an EdTech startup accelerator manager worked with an Executive Coach to navigate her growth into an Executive Head role.
How monthly peer coaching sessions help fintech Product Manager overcome imposter syndrome.
Joining a startup, building culture across large teams, and pursuing social initiatives within your business
Leading with questions, overcoming operational constraints, and making data-driven decisions at scale
Learning to slow down, transitioning from HR to general management, and designing your own JD
Timing your career transitions, managing pan-African scale-ups, and building a personal brand online
Note from the Founder
Leading people is hard
If you don't align your team around the same goals, they aren't as productive. If you don't listen carefully to your team members, they stop sharing innovative ideas. If you don't inspire people with a vision, staff leave for other companies.
Coaching can help
I was fortunate to receive executive coaching early in my career and found it transformative in accelerating my leadership journey. I always wished I could extend this type of support to my full team. But traditional 1-on-1 coaching can be too expensive to provide beyond the very top leadership. Its also too burdensome to source and coordinate relevant coaches for diverse & growing teams.
That's why we built CoffeeChat
Our platform enables teams in emerging markets to offer coaching to more of their leaders by making it more affordable and relevant. I'd love to support you and your team in finding the right coaches to drive your mission forward.
Chris Suzdak, Founder of CoffeeChat
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Key Benefits of Peer Coaching
→ High-Impact Networking: Engage with emerging leaders across Africa working at interesting companies.
→ New Perspectives: Discover new strategies for your key challenges from others in different industries.
→ Discover Coaching: Develop and practice coaching skills outside the scope of your current work.
How It Works
① Apply to join by sharing your experience and goals.
② Receive an invitation to join our peer coaching network.
③ Complete a short online training on peer coaching essentials in order to prepare for your first session.
④ Receive a new match directly to your inbox each month connecting you to another peer coach.
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