Mish Middelmann



Mish’s Coaching Practice

Mish Middelmann has pioneered the introduction of Organisation and Relationship Systems Coaching in sub-Saharan Africa since 2012 as CRR Global’s partner and gone on to become one of SA’s first two ORSC certified coaches and members of CRR Global’s international faculty. Prior to that he was certified as a Co-Active Coach in 2008 and with the ICF as a Professional Certified Coach in 2010. His coaching training is backed by business education from Harvard Business School (Owner President Management Programme, 2002-4) a Graduate Certificate in Education from the University of Zimbabwe and a BA and BSc from the University of Cape Town.

Coming from an entrepreneurial career as the co-founder and first CEO of the award-winning software and IT services firm Praxis Computing (www.praxis.co.za), and before that a township high school teacher in Zimbabwe in the 1980s, Mish brings his rich and eclectic experience to coaching and to coach training.

His clients span a wide range across Africa and Europe. Entrepreneurs include an Africa wide green energy company and a mobile-phone education enterprise in Kenya. Large and medium corporations include the European branch of a global business process outsourcing company in Europe; media, financial services and economic development across the continent of Africa; telecommunications, industrial suppliers and universities in South Africa; and airlines in the Indian Ocean region. Social entrepreneurs include a Soweto school principal, a Namibian eco-tourism CEO, and the founder of a flourishing Soweto social development agency.

He holds a vision of systems-inspired leadership served by developing new leadership competencies. This vision includes training coaches and organisational leaders throughout Africa, and serving better organisational performance and leadership on the continent. For more about how this vision is manifesting, see the collaborative website of continental ORSC coaches at ORSCAfrica.net.

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March, 2016 in Cape Town