Gustav Gous is an international speaker and trainer. Now you can also benefit from his life solutions developed while presenting thousands of workshops with proven papers. Gustav's expertise includes the fields of leadership, motivation, emotional intelligence and stress management. He has helped companies to increase their bottom line and people to increase their quality of life.
He is a highly respected past lecturer at the University of Pretoria (4 years) and the University of South Africa (4 years).
For the past eight years, he has been the in-house counselling specialist for the international petro-chemical company, Sasol. He also the publisher of two academic books.
Born in Namibia, Gustav obtained his Doctorate (cum laude), in Ecumenical Studies & International Relations from the University of Pretoria, following his research in Geneva, Switzerland. He also has degrees in Philosophy and Psychology.
Professional life & Career
Gustav is the life coach for a number of senior executives. He has developed the Diamond Profiling© technique as the structuring principle for psychometric information and the Life Mapping© method to intergrate life/work planning.
He has developed and presented 'train-the-counsellor' programmes on 'Counselling Skills in Corporate Context' and 'Basic Counselling Skills: HIV/AIDS Counselling'.
He speaks on both the South Africa and international speaking circuit and his key talk topics are: - The Diamond Dream Team; Use stress to achieve success; Motivation beyond the summit; Emotional intelligence at work; Creating a great corporate culture.
He is a Founding member of the National Speakers' Association of South Africa (NSASA) and has extensive national and international experience as a consultant and facilitator, serving clients in Southern Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the United Kingdom.
He is the Managing Director of a company which specialises in creating Inter-Cultural Intelligence in companies, presenting the Cultural Mapping & Navigation© intervention.
Clients include - Bayer * Toyota * Pfizer * Nedbank, Nedcor * De Beers * Sasol * Mondi Kraft & Denel