Quietly Powerful


Why Quietly Powerful?

Too many talented quieter professionals are overlooked or exhausted from pretending to be outspoken. Quietly powerful qualities are incredible leadership strengths and very much needed in the world yet under-valued.


The Quietly Powerful movement has two main goals:

  1. To help quieter professionals to succeed on their own terms
  2. To redefine what good leadership looks, sounds and feels like so that we have more quietly powerful leaders in organisations and in the world



Quietly Powerful Resources

You can now access a range of relevant resources - articles, videos including Quietly Powerful Leader interviews - through the Quietly Powerful Private LinkedIn Group Site for free! Please request to join at https://www.linkedin.com/groups/7065506. Join the Quietly Powerful Newsletter and you will be kept informed of events, LinkedIn site updates, articles, resources etc.


Other resources to get you started...



Some recent resources to tap into your quiet strengths:



Quietly Powerful Talks


Megumi has spoken at a number of organisations and conferences on the topic of Quietly Powerful, including: Vic ICT for Women; Ernst & Young; Equal Employment Opportunity Network (EEON); Australian HR Institute OD&D Network; Diversity and Inclusion Asia Network (DIAN); Vic Government Empowering Women for the Future Summit 2018 and 2019; SmartWomen Connect Breakfast; Australian Institute of Credit Management National Conference; Project Management Institute National Conference; Newday Leadership Summit; Golden Key Leadership Summit; Addisons Laywers; John Laing; NAB; ESTA; Sanofi Asia Pacific; SEEK; RMIT; Rotary Club; Swinburne; Uber Asia Pacific, ...


Topics include:

  • Quietly Powerful: Succeeding on your own terms as a quieter professional (focused on supporting quieter individuals)
  • Quietly Powerful: Unlocking your organisation's hidden talent (focused more on organisational leaders and HR practitioners)
  • Quietly Powerful Leaders: The changing face of leadership (focused on leadership and why Quietly Powerful leadership is increasingly important for organisations)


Comments from the audience:

"It was great to look at leadership from a different angle and get away from the stereotypes of ‘the’ effective leader." 

"Your presentation made me think deeply about my natural tendencies and how to best harness my unique abilities."

"Megumi had interesting stories and is a calm and powerful presenter."

"Megumi is intereactive and one of the best speakers I have seen in a while."

"Great presentation that really resonated and left some good practical ideas to work on."


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Quietly Powerful Programs


Participants of Quietly Powerful programs succeed because of their quieter innate qualities. Some have successfully moved to jobs they wanted, others have become confident enough to ask for promotions and others have been given feedback on how much more they are speaking up confidently.


Here is a 2-minute video on the Quietly Powerful Programs.


Here are some of the comments received from past participants:


“The program has made a significant difference to me. I learned how to use my quiet strengths at work. I feel more comfortable and confident in unfamiliar environments. I learned how to practice and manage my inner voice and remain calm. I can’t speak highly enough of this course!!”  Renee, Business Analyst


 “I'm still a work-in-progress, but since participating in Megumi's program, I've learned to value my strengths and display more self-confidence. Megumi and the Facet 5 profiling tool gave me greater insight into my natural traits and how I can turn what others may perceive as weaknesses into strong differentiators.”  Lorraine, IT Manager


The programs are specifically designed for aspiring and already successful leaders who have a quieter nature or an introvert preference. They may:


  • Be naturally quieter and feel they are held back or overlooked, 
  • Feel exhausted having acted more like an extrovert and would like to access their natural quieter qualities or
  • Need some support to get out of their own way and contribute their talents more fully.



QP Virtual Group Coaching Program: 16 weeks 


Many quieter professionals have internalised the societal messages that they are not confident, competent enough or able to lead. The virtual program uses the Quietly Powerful methodology to unwind these internalised messages that hold professionals back.


The 16 week program is delivered through virtual group coaching sessions, self-paced learning materials such as videos and worksheets and includes the Facet 5 profiling tool, which describes the value of each individual’s innate qualities. Designed to fit around busy schedules, the program takes about 30-90 minutes per week of their time.


The program is available to participants globally and is now open to men and women, though spots are limited. The next cohort starts in February 2021. Flyer is available HERE.


Registration opening soon. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the meantime to express your interest and hold a spot.



NEW! QP Online Program: Self-Paced


The QP Online Program is now available for people who wish to go on the journey to quietly powerful at their own pace. In addition to the 12 lessons with 40 videos, worksheets and other resources are you are supported by monthly live Q&A/coaching sessions for 6 months. The live sessions are at different times so that people from around the world can still join even with the time differences.


You can preview lesson 1, see the program outline, watch an introductory 4 part video series and more on the Program Overview Page. Flyer is also available HERE.



QP 1-1 Coaching Program: 3-5 months 

The 1-1 coaching program is a tailored program to help women to leverage their innate qualities and strengthen their ability to contribute and lead in a way that’s authentic and powerful.


The starting point is a deeper understanding of their innate qualities with the Facet 5 profiling tool. We build on this understanding to work on specific goals that the coachee wants to achieve. 


The program is flexible, with mutually agreed schedules to work around other commitments. It is also tailored to address specific work challenges (eg. a critical meeting to prepare for). The 1-1 coaching program is offered as a mix of face to face and virtual for Melbourne and Sydney participants and virtually for participants outside these cities.


Flyer is available here. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get started.



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