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The Kinetic Leadership Institute connects leaders globally to the forefront of change leadership, and in turn, helps individuals reach their personal and organisational goals.

Change and disruption are not new. However, we are now experiencing a global intensity that has impacted the very fabric of society. Overnight, many of the best success strategies have become obsolete.

There has never been a more pressing time to understand, not only what are the disruptive forces shaping our world but what it takes as a leader to turn them around for their organisation’s advantage. The global landscape has not only altered the way business is performed; it has significantly changed the hallmarks of effective leadership.

What makes us so unique is that our education is intended to push beyond the accepted and conventional approaches to leadership. It starts with deep personal change.

Our programmes have been designed to take people on an experiential journey. It truly is a process, not an event. Then we equip leaders with indispensable tools to position their organisations for long-term success. Our theory is based on the latest develops from neuroscience, applied psychology and organisational dynamics. However, we have taken great care to ensure our concepts are easy to understand and can be applied in daily business. Going through our educational process will be a life-changing experience.


Dr. Brett Solomon

Dr Brett Solomon is an Executive director at StratisQ Africa Group and is a recognised leader in combining neuroscience, change management and leadership theory to drive cultural transformation processes. Brett specialises in neuroleadership, especially when it comes to an understanding of what motivates human behaviour and how to influence it. He has been involved in numerous culture change and leadership development initiatives throughout Africa, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia and the USA.

Professor Dirk Geldenhuys

Professor Geldenhuys is a registered Psychologist with the HPCSA and as a Master Practitioner with the SABPP. He is full Professor in Industrial and Organisational Psychology at UNISA and was awarded honorary lifelong member of the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology for distinguished and meritorious service. Dirk has co-authored academic textbooks and published several scientific articles. He is an international speaker because of his expertise in the fields of organisational development and organisational neuroscience. Dirk is a Certified Practitioner of the Predictive 6 Factor Resilience Scale and the Driven Resilience Program. He is also a certified BWRT® (Brainworks Recursive Therapy) practitioner. Dirk has more than 20 years of experience in Systems-Psychodynamics, Appreciative Inquiry, Socio Constructionism, and six years in Neuro-coaching (International Association of Applied Neuroscience).

Jenny Venter

Jenny is a registered Industrial Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, Board for People Practices and the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology South Africa. Jenny is a lecturer at Unisa's Department of Industrial and Organisational Psychology, specialising in applied neurosciences. She assisted in founding the Applied Organisational Neuroscience Interest group at SIOPSA, where she still contributes to professionalise this new field. She has 12 years’ consulting experience in various areas including HR information technology, organisation development and coaching. She is currently completing her PhD, with a focus on applied neurosciences and holds two international certifications in neuroscience-based coaching.


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    Each of our courses and accreditation programmes award you with a certificate of completion.


We have developed a so-called human algorithm for personal and organisational transformation based on the various neurosciences, clinical and industrial psychology, and best business practice.