“The essence of our work is finding out about people, asking the right questions and working in creative ways… to be open, agile, and to have the foresight to create the best solutions.”

Reach Out to Gretel:

6 + 4 =

Gretel Bakker, Founder and Managing Director

For 20 years, Gretel has established, grown and led Performance Frontiers — a company that partners with some of the most visionary leaders and organisations navigating cultural change and business transformation.

From Fortune 500 companies to local startups, Gretel works alongside CEOs and their teams to help them envision the future they want to create, and then develop their strategies, cultures, mindsets and behaviours to make their vision a reality.

In her work as a design-thinker and facilitator, Gretel gets to the heart of the matter and supports people to create practical and holistic solutions to even the most complex challenges. Her engaging, incisive approach helps leaders develop their creative and critical thinking, clarity and momentum to break new ground and maximise their performance.

Gretel has worked extensively as a mentor and executive coach of leaders from all levels and industry sectors, across Australia, Asia and North America.

She has presented as keynote nationally and internationally, and is regarded as a thought leader in the fields of whole-systems thinking, transformation, human-centred design, arts-based practice and leading through disruptive change.

Gretel continues to work today with optimism and heart-felt commitment to tap into the full potential of people and the collective power of communities and networks.

Crypto Credentials | Blockchain Breaking Through Bias

Crypto Credentials | Blockchain Breaking Through Bias

As learning professionals, we put our hearts and minds into designing programs that uplift, educate and transform. Often these programs provide crucial skills to learners, which organisations will look to when making decisions around suitability for employment. Many...

Reading Between the Lines | Ask vs. Guess Culture at Work

Reading Between the Lines | Ask vs. Guess Culture at Work

  Are you a Guesser or an Asker? It’s still a conversation topic over a decade after the question was first posed back in 2007 by writer, Andrea Donderi. Since then, this somewhat polarising cultural observation has found some legitimising status as a theory or...

How to Make a Success of Succession Planning

How to Make a Success of Succession Planning

During the pandemic, some leaders have found themselves in situations that have seen their teams depleted of people to perform important roles, due to the impact of lockdowns or other Covid related events. This kind of global disruption is a timely reminder of the importance of understanding the critical nodes within our workflow and of constantly building resilience into our whole system through methods such as succession planning.

Processing...
Thank you! Your subscription has been confirmed. You'll hear from us soon.
Want access to the latest insights from Performance Frontiers?
Subscribe to Thought Frontiers: our monthly forecast in leadership & transformation. We promise fresh thinking from the frontiers, to your inbox, every month.
ErrorHere