About Us

Transform by Learning is a Sydney-based executive
performance coaching consultancy.

We help you find holistic, strategic ways to tackle whatever’s cramping your executive style.

But this isn’t about us—it’s about you.

We believe every person, team and organisation is capable of incredible things. And we want to be your ‘guide on the side’ to achieving lasting transformation.

How do we do this?

We’re your guide on the side, helping you develop the skills to tackle your current and future challenges.

We do not think of ourselves as a ‘Sage on the Stage’—thinking we have all the answers. Those who profess to have all the answers haven’t spent a day in your world.

Our diverse experience working across multiple industries and sophisticated, intelligent coaching techniques help you tap into your innate skills and expertise to:

  • Understand what’s holding you back
  • Resolve what’s blocking you
  • Push through to greater performance and growth.

Unlocking  the best you can be drives us.

Seeing what you can achieve with every tool in your personal arsenal at your disposal is its own kind of reward.

We’ve succeeded when you no longer need us. Ultimately, we focus on helping you do it on your own, developing your skillset sustainably so you can be your best today, tomorrow, and beyond.

Who Are We?

Our founder, Iain Schmidt, believes we all have the tools to overcome any obstacle to transformation and growth.

He works holistically in partnership with each client, taking time to understand what makes them unique before drawing out their strengths and using them to address any performance-limiting behaviours and barriers to success.

Iain has over 550 hours of coaching experience, working with over 200 senior executives, middle management, frontline managers, and individual contributors.

He uses a strengths-based coaching method to facilitate increased self-leadership and emotional intelligence, the foundations for exceptional leaders who inspire others to be their best.

Iain’s accreditations and expertise include:

  • Level 2 Certified Organisational Coach
  • Life Styles Inventory (LSI)
  • Group Styles Inventory (GSI)
  • Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI); Hogan Development Survey (HDS); and Motives, Values and Preferences Inventory (MVPI).
  • Hogan 360
  • Myer Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Team Management Systems (TMS)
  • 10 Behaviours of Successful People
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Change leadership and career transition
  • Male privilege and champions of change
  • Inclusive leadership
  • Strengths-based coaching
  • System leadership
  • Bloke Coaching

Performance coaching done differently.

Ask about our coaching packages now.

“You have been an incredible support to our business. Our team are better for having benefitted from your skills.”

Jason, Director of Talent & Culture