“Sohana’s seminar on The Persuasive Professional was an outstanding success, full of sound practical tips, much appreciated by the partners.”
Rob Fisher, Chairman, Simpson Grierson  
 
“Sohana has run a very successful seminar on Leadership Presence for our executive team which was very well received.  She has also given one-on-one coaching to a couple of members of our executive which has dramatically improved their presentation skills.”
Tony Carter, Managing Director, Foodstuffs Auckland
 
“Sohana presented to our organisation on Leadership. The material was inspirational and informative and it was delivered clearly and concisely by an accomplished presenter.” 
Edward Wright, Young Presidents Organisation (NZ) Education Chair 2009-2010
 
“The results from Sohana’s coaching have been very impressive, with her ability to read people and focus on areas needing improvement, without wasting time on unnecessary areas.”
Jason Mackie, Managing Director, Bosch Security Systems Limited
 
“Sohana presented two seminars to our company on Persuasive Pitching. Her ability to get her message across while identifying and addressing each team member's particular needs was testimony to her abilities. The presentation was informative, thought provoking and interactive.”
Penny Anderson, Director, Featureit Ltd
 
“I engaged Sohana to assist me in preparing for a technical legal presentation. Sohana’s expertise was superb. She has a wonderful insight into challenges facing public speakers.”
Richard Agnew, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
 
“Sohana has been working with Deloitte over the past two years helping our people to better connect with their clients. Participants describe Sohana as a knowledgeable and engaging presenter and her seminars as being useful and valuable in helping them work with clients."
Liam McGee, Learning & Development Manager, Deloitte
 
“Sohana has an unusually high ability to assess the drivers behind personal characteristics. Her intuitive resource and strong intellect give her a good edge in providing accurate coaching.”
Fraser Heaven, Executive Director, Newhaven Capital Group Limited
 
“In our fast paced world, impressions are quickly made. Sohana has a wealth of ideas and insights that can help you project the right image.”
Mark Bilton, Managing Director, Pod Ltd
 
“I found Sohana excellent to work with.  Her ideas significantly helped to polish my presentation skills and her legal background was especially useful in effectively structuring my material.”
Greg Blanchard, Barrister
 
“McDonald Vague has worked with Sohana Nanoo now for the past year as a trainer and business development consultant, and during this time she has provided the firm with the direction and motivation to improve our business practice. We have found Sohana to be professional, personable and focused. She has provided practical knowledge and guidance in many facets including the revamp of our firm’s profile, defining our value proposition, training and seminars, marketing brochures, our website upgrade, general business development and individual coaching (professional presence, networking, client relationships etc).
 
The service provided has been excellent and we are proud of the impact Sohana has had on our staff and firm as a whole. Sohana has a wealth of experience and a key understanding of the service industry and client focus. She is able to challenge and provide critical and positive assessment. She is an excellent speaker and has a great way with words. The firm would highly recommend Sohana and would not hesitate to employ her services. We have an ongoing relationship with Sohana for continued support for professional development and in pitching our brand.”
Peri Finnigan, Partner, McDonald Vague
 
Sohana’s presentation on How to be the James Bond of Business was very credible, entertaining, interesting and of great commercial value.”
Kevin Stanley, Managing Director, Stanley Construction Limited & Education Chair, Auckland Chapter, Young Presidents Organisation
 
“Sohana has provided valuable insight and enhancements to my verbal communication, not just speaking to larger audiences but also with the delivery in a more informal meeting environment.”
David McConnell, Managing Director, McConnell Limited
 
“Sohana's presentation to a group of our young lawyers on Professional Presence was rated by them as outstanding.  The presentation was relevant, interactive and good entertainment value.”
Dianne van Gessel,HR Manager, Hesketh Henry
 
“Sohana’s presentation to our group on Networking created a wonderful energy in the room. She gave us wonderful tips and the impetus to actually move around and meet new people in the group”.
Dale Everitt, Convenor, Women’s Networking Group, New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
 
“Sohana delivered a Professional Presence seminar to a group of solicitors. Comments from some include: ‘useful, directed at us and of real value to our careers’, and ‘humorous, informative and inclusive’.”
Ainslie Joyce, Learning & Development Manager, Kensington Swan
 
“Sohana’s seminars on Client Relationships were highly relevant and liberally sprinkled with practical tips. It was rated highly by all our people.”
Tony Southall, Chairman, Gibson Sheat Lawyers
 
“Sohana was engaged to help with presentation, communication and selling skills, and the participants found the seminars excellent.  The lift in attitude from the team has been significant, and thanks to Sohana’s own excellent presentation skills, we now have consultants working to a new focus on creating a powerful presence and selling the best of professional skills our business has to offer.”
Nick Houlbrooke, Managing Director, Koorb Consulting
 
“Sohana presented a series of seminars focusing on Client Relationships, which was very useful and enjoyable. Sohana was able to draw together our instructions and present each two hour seminar utilising various devices to elicit and encourage the participation of all those involved in the seminars.” 
Gary Simpson, Managing Partner, Simpson Western
 
“We were very impressed with Sohana’s presentation to our group of 153 members. Sohana brought the subject to life and provided great ideas as to how we could make improvements. The audience thoroughly enjoyed the presentation.”
Tim Leefe, Convenor, Company Accountants SIG, New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants