MBCI Accredited Coach
Eric’s corporate experience encompasses over 15 years in the Telecommunications and Media arenas. As General Manager in a Media company, Eric gained extensive exposure in Business planning, strategy and corporate finance. His current portfolio includes heading up Customer Care Operations. His previous experiences include Relationship Marketing, Product Management as well as Channel and Market development. Eric was especially successful in implementing a rewards and referral program which yielded a return of 1:20 and generated revenue in excess of R250m per annum whilst heading up the Relationship Marketing division.
Although Eric is active within the corporate space, he is ardent in assisting small businesses to grow and thrive. In addition to having a shareholding in two small businesses, Eric, has particular passion in assisting many small businesses in obtaining start up finance.
Through the years, Eric has determined that people are the cornerstones of all activity; as such Eric has an absolute passion in seeing people grow and develop. To fulfil this passion, he engages in continuous coaching and mentoring to many people of all walks of life. His management style and people skills are highly appreciated by all that have been privileged to work with or for him. In addition to this, his involvement in the following areas with no monetary rewards attest of his love for people: Chairman of a Non-profitable Organisation, Part-time Minister, Marriage Counsellor, Supporting an orphanage, Soup Kitchen and training youth members in various musical instruments.
He believes that the above activities in the community, experiences in corporate and SME’s gave him a solid foundation in really being interested in the development and growth of people, it further has contributed significantly in building character in himself and prepared him to succeed in business as well as Life Coaching.