Discover what makes you truly unique and use these qualities to achieve your goals with ease and fun!


We are delighted that you are visiting Light Up Your Talent, the place to be for the discovery, development and optimal application of your talents and potential. We guide managers, teams, young professionals and expats in the fields of personal development, authentic career development, relationship building, leadership development, team building and talent management programs. Check out our services for more information and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Our approach

At Light Up Your Talent we make use of different methods, the main one being the strengths-based approach that has it’s origins in the science of positive psychology. Our strengths are the underlying qualities that energise us and we are naturally good at or have the potential to become great at (source: strengthscope). You can read more about the benefits of the strengths-based approach below.

You are truly unique!

No two individuals have the same “strengths” profile. Strengths-based assessments assume that we are all unique and that our path to success is different for each one of us.

It is about you as a person

We often focus on the specific skills, knowledge and behaviors that we associate with success in a particular job/position. However, unlike competencies, strengths relate to you as a person and not to your job title.

Competencies vs. strengths

Whilst our strengths reflect what energizes us, competencies are learned skills, knowledge and behaviors we have developed over the years. We are therefore not necessarily energized by our competencies in the same way as our strengths. You can learn to excel at something, but if you don’t use your natural strengths in doing so, you may have achieved a great performance, but it probably also cost you a lot of energy.

Source of intrinsic motivation and energy

Strengths are those qualities that constantly motivate and energize you throughout your life and career. Strengths boost your performance by giving you energy to stick with the task and learn new skills and productive habits so you can perform even better in these areas. When we are doing work that plays to our strengths, we feel more engaged and happy in our jobs and lives.

“Focusing on strengths is a more powerful way of accelerating learning and performance as it unlocks people’s passion and energy, helping them achieve excellence in areas more aligned with their natural strengths and personality”

Source: Strengthscope

Our services

Developing authentic and inclusive leaders

This programme empowers leaders to become authentic and inclusive leaders that are able to bring about meaningful and sustainable change!

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Optimising team performance

This programme supports teams through the different stages of their development so they can experience higher levels of performance, collaboration, trust and engagement!

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Talent-based job performance coaching

Discover what makes you truly unique and use these qualities to achieve your goals with ease and fun!

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Great relationships

Experience great and effective relationships where there is mutual understanding and appreciation.

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Empowering HR Teams

We provide consultancy and support services to HR teams to optimise the employee experience through the lens of talent optimization.

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Inspirational talks

We provide guest lectures to students on personal and collective leadership and authentic career development.

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Articles to reflect upon and to create positive change in your life.

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Organisations we have had the pleasure to work with

You are infinite possibilities unfolding each and every day towards the greatest version of yourself!