With the right strategies, tools, and coaching the ability to do extraordinary things is open to anyone willing to take up the challenge.

Saiyyidah Zaidi

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Saiyyidah Zaidi

Saiyyidah (pronounced say-ee-dah, meaning female leader) is an experienced coach and online trainer working internationally and across sectors. 

Saiyyidah qualified as an Architect at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow and went on to have a successful career in local government specialising in regeneration and construction culminating in her role as director of a £300m project. Saiyyidah is a Fellow of the Association for Project Management.

A passionate learner, Saiyyidah graduated in 2011 from The Meyler Campbell Mastered programme and qualified as a Certified High Performance Coach with the High Performance Institute in 2014. Her clients have included leaders in education and the non-profit sector, entrepreneurs, and individuals in transition who know that they are destined for more.

She holds two Masters with distinctions including one in Applied Positive Psychology and is currently reading for a doctorate in positive psychology, coaching, and practical theology.

Having coached and trained clients online for over a decade, Saiyyidah is an advocate of using the right tools to meet the needs of her clients in actual and virtual contexts. She is motivated by knowing that with the right strategies, tools, and coaching the ability to seize untapped potential exists, and the ability to do extraordinary things is available to anyone. Saiyyidah believes coaching is a partnership where she is the guide enabling individuals and organisations to gain a deeper understanding of themselves, and to use that as the foundation to achieve in alignment with their values.

Saiyyidah has travelled the world with her husband and two children before returning to live in her native North London. She teaches and coaches clients across the world.

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