Business Development Coach
Sylke has been an independent consultant since 1995, and added
coaching to her toolbox in 2012 when she became a certified professional
In both approaches, consulting and coaching, Sylke has worked with
solopreneurs and managers to help them reach their goals.
With a focus on implementing systems and streamlining processes, mastering
mindsets and maximizing leverage, Sylke coaches decision-makers in the areas of
strategic thinking, stakeholder engagement, effective communications and behavioral
change. Her clients report being more mindful, focused, and confident, and they
see their businesses grow and be more profitable, as they leverage their time
and enjoy their lives more.
Sylke’s is uniquely positioned to work with small business owners. As one herself, she has
lived through most of the challenges faced by solopreneurs: fluctuating revenue
stream, changing external market forces, and the isolation and lack of
work-life balance that is often associated with running your own business.
Sylke has worked in various industries, including medical, engineering,
legal and alternative energy and has served domestic and international clients.
Sylke attended SUNY Empire State College for International
Business and was certified by the Coach Training Alliance as a professional