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"The Conductor doesn't
make a sound.
He depends on others to
play their instruments for
his power.
And his power is great, but
he cannot play the instruments
for them."

Ben Zander ~
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra,

Désirée Steinmann

Désirée Steinmann, ACC

Executive Coach


Professional Expertise

Désirée Steinmann is a Professional Master Trainer and ICF Certified Coach who coaches individuals and teams towards clarity, ownership and action. She works with individuals in career transitions, and teams to align individual strengths, values and goals to drive greater motivation and success. She has a strong focus on communication enhancement, especially in multicultural settings. During the last years she also worked successfully with burn-out clients, as well as companies in order to manage the high job demands while encouraging a healthy work-life balance. She works in her mother tongue German and excellent English. Leading her own coaching and training company in Switzerland, she is an associate of LCPI.

Professional Experience

Désirée successfully pursued a ten year sales and marketing career with international sales responsibilities, before qualifying as a Professional Master Trainer and Professional Coach. She has worked and lived in four countries in Europe and Canada which lays the foundation of her expertise in cross-cultural communication and integration. She successfully started her own training and coaching company in 2003 and works with international individuals and companies. Désirée’s clients have included people and teams from a variety of organizations such as Stryker, FedEx, UBS, Adecco, Harry Brot, Avaloq and others.

Professional Development

Désirée has an educational background focused on economics. She is a Professional Master Trainer, DISC Profiler and Coach U advanced Coaching Graduate committed to life long learning, and ICF certified ACC (Associate Certified Coach) Coach. From 2007 to 2008 she was VP Education Toastmasters, and from 2008 to 2009 was President of  the Zürich Toastmasters.  Of special note is her work with many clients who have ADHD.