Debbie Abdool

Fully Accredited

 

BACKGROUND: Trusted Mentor & Advisor providing one-on-one coaching, mentoring and advice to business owners and leadership. Debbie has over 20 years of experience in Supply Chain Management with strategic planning and management of corporate strategic initiatives for more than 17 years. Her background reflects a history of leveraging synergies and strategic negotiations which reach across countries and the globe developing successful, performance based partnerships, strategic alliances and business processes. Her clients benefit from long-term, sustainable efficiencies, improved service levels, and overall profitability and performance.

INDUSTRY BACKGROUND: Public & Private Sectors, in both Service and Manufacturing: Health Care (Hospitals and Long Term Care), Medical Diagnostics / R&D, Medical Devices, Chemicals & Resins

HOBBIES: Metaphysical Learning, Meditation, Movies - especially Forensics & Suspense, Theatre, Fine Dining, Reading, Listening to Music, Swimming, Bike Riding

I COACH/CONSULT BECAUSE: Informal Mentors have played a significant role in my career and I believe everyone should have at least one mentor/coach in their professional or personal life, but ideally one at different stages in their lives to help them make the shifts they need to make in order to achieve their greatest potential.

FAVORITE QUOTE: "Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds." - Orison Swett Marden. "Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it." - François Duc de La Rochefoucauld.

FAVORITE MOVIES: To Kill a Mockingbird, The Notebook, The Shawshank Redemption, A Time to Kill

WHAT I AM READING: The E Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber

COMMENTS: One of my greatest aha moments is when I realised I will never arrive - there is no plateau of attainment that will ever satisfy me - for me, to stop learning is to stop living