Leadership Coaching and Consulting

We are committed to coaching and
leadership development to attain your
True transformational development

Are you looking for positive change?

We are committed to coaching and
leadership development to attain your
True transformational development

Are you looking for positive change?

We offer a no pressure, complimentary 45 min. coaching session


Welcome.  The Centre for Leading and Living is a coaching and leadership development company committed to supporting leaders, teams and organizations to produce outstanding results through the growth and development of themselves and their people. It has been successfully serving clients for over 10 years.

Our coaching approach is based on a strong belief that maximizing the potential and effectiveness of individual leaders and teams is crucial to their success and that of their organization. Our services integrate the foundations of sustainable change: self-awareness, personal accountability, and intention with business strategy and practical application — transforming theory into day-to-day practices that produce positive change and measurable results.

Our Philosophy

If we truly want to be successful as a leader, we must realize that true transformation must come from the deepest level first to solidify the behavioural changes required for high performance.

A stack of green apples with a lone red apple representing Louise Veres' difference

What Makes us

I have worked with Louise one-on-one and with my staff team. I admire how actively she listens and is able to identify issues, barriers and fears that were ultimately holding me and my team back from reaching our true potential. She peeled back these layers in a compassionate way, giving us the tools to put our desires into action. It gave us the confidence to make decisions and set a clearly defined path for success.

Senior Manager, Recreation Services
Municipal Government

David is very engaging; he inspires enthusiasm and has an excellent understanding of strategic planning versus operational planning. David’s use of questioning frameworks to explore ideas from both internal and external stakeholders was effective in obtaining data used to develop our strategic plan. David is organized and has strong analytical skills.  He outlined the project deliverables and timelines and what he promised was delivered.

Department of Nursing
Brock University

My experience with Louise as my coach was extremely positive. She created trust very quickly and I was confident that she genuinely cared about my success and in helping me identify obstacles that were getting in my way. I appreciated her deep listening, perceptive insights and thought-provoking questions. As a result of working with Louise, I gained greater insights into the actions that I should take to move forward with my career decisions.

Founder and Principal Consultant, Spark HR
Business Owner

Louise really gets to the heart of the matter when working with you. She was able to, very quickly, pin point my challenges in getting my start-up business off the ground that I had not been able to articulate myself. She helped me find my ‘ah ha’ moments as well as helping me to put some well needed structure into my business plans and find ways to move my ideas forward. Louise is not only interested but also cares about you and your company. Refreshing!

Business Owner
Making Change Happen

We’ve been helping change lives for over 10 years!

Who we’ve worked with

Our Programs

Coaching Services

Traditional coaching is often approached from a positional perspective — i.e., coaching individuals in regard to their goals, objectives, personal style, etc. Coaching that’s expanded to include a “self” perspective places the individual at the center of the coaching practice and leverages the power of self-awareness to resolve issues relating to specific situations. A coaching partnership with The Centre for Leading and Living will help take the action necessary to create the positive change you want in a supportive and challenging environment. Read more

Business, Career and Personal Development

Our coaching supports you to realize your full potential and create the results you desire. The coaching process is customized to meet your specific needs and goals, and we offer coaching with specific focuses. Whether we are working with individuals, executives, leaders or teams, our coaching will help you; 1) develop a stronger awareness of your internal resources and strengths and leverage them to create the outcomes you desire, 2) define your personal goals and create the shifts and transformation you envision, 3) commit to action and assume ownership for your thoughts, decisions, actions and results. Read more

Mastermind Groups

A mastermind is a group of highly motivated people who are committed to growing personally and professionally. These groups meet regularly and are focused on leveraging the power of many minds coming together for a single purpose—to foster personal and professional growth and development, drive results, and realize the attainment of your goals through accountability. Read more

Consulting Services

An organization that isn’t working up to its potential is in danger of failing, and the health of any profitable business depends on its workforce. Our approach to organization consultation is focused on meeting the unique needs of each client. Through a blend of process facilitation, utilization of assessment tools, and technical writing and implementation support, we assist our clients in identifying and achieving their goals. Read more

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