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I would like to thank all my valued partners for entrusting me to ‘join hands’ with them in achieving their personal or organisational objectives.

Mariana Ignatov, MScm CIL

Head Advisor • 
Leoron Institute
Nicole is a warm hearted, authentic and extremely energetic coach. I had the immense pleasure to work with Nicole for many leadership and coaching sessions. Therefore I highly recommend her as a coach and corporate trainer .
2020
 • United Arab Emirates

Moayad Alghamdi

OJT • 
GOSI
Nicole is one of the best and most skilled trainers I have ever worked with. She mentored me during my On The Job training programme, which helped a lot in understanding professional work environment and I’m sure it will help me more in the future. She is patient, generous and always motivated and she keeps the team motivated too. If you’re looking for a critical skills trainer and motivational speaker – you’ve arrived.
2020
 • Saudi Arabia

Steven Edwards, PhD

Nicole is an exceptional trainer and facilitator who expertise in leadership development emotional intelligence and strategic thinking is second to none. Her ability to engage participants in authentic and true value added experiences, is exceptional. Those who attend her sessions will leave with skills and concepts that they can immediately apply in their professional setting.
2020

Elizaveta Akifyeva

International Diplomat • 
MGIMO
I would like to express my gratitude for the amazing course that you led at MGIMO (Moscow State Institution for International relations) under the auspices of UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research). The 4 intense training days was an outstanding experience which allowed me to significantly upgrade my critical workplace and inter-personal skills.
2019
 • Russia

Yousuf El-Abbasy


After attending the creative thinking and problem solving techniques training with you, I just want to thank you and say that it was very beneficial to me in both career and personal life. It was very obvious that you are not only experienced and knowledgeable but also very passionate about the topic, this was greatly reflected in your delivery.
2019
 • United Arab Emirates

Muna Al Bulushi

I would like to thank you for the fantastic presentation on: ‘Teachers or Lifesavers? The value of using Emotional Intelligence to develop leadership and self-esteem in children. You inspired us. Thank you.
2018
 • Oman

Danny Harrison

It was nice to see you talk yesterday at the Ministry of Education Conference. Allow me to take the opportunity to commend you for the success you are making of your career. Your enthusiasm, positive nature and cheerful demeanour are infectious and lift all of those around you.
2018
 • Oman

Lawrence Chukwuma

IM Delivery Lead • 
PDO
Dear Nicole, I am writing with respect to the last training session on Advance Presentation Skills. I clearly stated my objective for attending the course and I’m satisfied that at the end of programme, I achieved that objective. I really commend your love for what you do, and your deliberate attempt to ensure that none of the course attendees are left behind. Overall the delivery of the training content was superb.
2018
 • Oman

Martin West

Regional Director • 
Kaplan Genesis
Nicole Smart was contracted to represent Kaplan Genesis at a 14-day training and mentoring programme, in Jeddah and Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, September. She was assigned to facilitate: Train-the-Trainer and Engagement and Mentoring for the select group of Health institute graduates under the auspices of The Ministry of Health in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Nicole was professional, engaging and effectively utilised her background in Organisational Psychology, NLP and Emotional Intelligence in the respective workshops. Furthermore, Nicole’s extensive experience in the Middle East and her innate understanding of Arabic culture and norms truly enhanced her rapport development and quickly earned her credibility amongst the trainees. We highly recommend Nicole Smart for any training/coaching/ speaking engagement and we look forward to joining hands with her in our future endeavours worldwide.
2017
 • United Kingdom

Hanin


Dear Nicole, I really I want to thank you for the past few days. Your Train-the-Trainer course was amazing. Really, I am happier, more adaptable and I’ve almost eliminated my fear of public speaking. Even my husband noticed the difference in me. Thanks for the positive energy in the way you delivered the course.
2017
 • Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Al Kharaan

Acting Supervisor • 
PMAH
Good morning Miss Nicole, I would like to thank you for the Train-the-Trainer workshop we attended in the last two days. It was wonderful, and we enjoyed it and benefited from you so much. I do not make good conversations with others easily and I have tried to overcome this problem. You have taught me to be more confident in myself and you have given me a new challenge within myself to become a good speaker, and I promise you that I will face this challenge and prove to myself first that there is nothing impossible. Finally, Thank you for everything you did. I will never forget your kindness and if you want anything in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia I will do whatever I can to help you.
2017
 • Saudi Arabia

Ahlam Aley Al Marjeby

DMC • 
Petroleum Development Oman (Pdo)
I’ve been on many self -improvement; Know yourself; Work-life balance workshops, but never have I ever been as inspired as I am today. This can be summarized into one name “Nicole”. She is a storm of positivity, she is just the perfect person that you need when your life seems to be stuck. I am lucky to have met her at the right time. Her workshop and one-on-one coaching thereafter, has opened many doors and possibilities for me. She showed me my potential. I have a vision because of her. Thank you Nicole. You are a godsend.
2017
 • Oman

Sabri Yahya al-Husaini

Dear Nicole, thank you for being an excellent educator, I know instructor’s like you are not easy to find. Your love of learning ignited our own curiosity and made learning much more fun. You taught us all to appreciate clarity of mind through proper form and how to pay attention to the bigger picture. I have attended several training workshops during my career, but none were as dynamic as yours and the manner in which you energetically deliver training workshops. You will never know how much your guidance has helped me and I want you to know that you have made a big difference in my life. I appreciate your time, your patience and your ability to make the course interesting. Again, thank you for sharing your gift of teaching with us.
2016
 • Oman

Saud AL Shidani

GM & COO • 
HSBC Bank
Many thanks Nicole for your excellent presentation and Leadership workshop. We thoroughly enjoyed it and our team very much benefited from it. We look forward to seeing you soon.
2016
 • Oman

Hemanth

Manager • 
Galfar
Dear Ms Nicole, this is to thank you once again for the wonderful two days I had during the “Presentation Skills “ training sessions. Your ability to break down our mental barriers and change our beliefs from “Cannot do it” to “Can do it” was amazing. I realized that one of the main factors which contributed to this change apart from the various tips on the Do’s and Don’ts required to be a good presenter, was because of the positive encouragement you provided to each one of us with utmost sincerity. I am therefore going to use this tool to improve the effectiveness of people I am in touch with. I intend to start this with my son. I would like to reiterate once again that you are the most dynamic trainer I have ever experienced and hope to attend more sessions with you on other topics as well.
2014
 • Oman

Hussein Daaboul

Operations Manager • 
Bin Mirza
Confident, entertaining & full of inspiration. Having had the pleasure of attending several trainings with Nicole, I can say she is an extremely professional coach. Nicole is an inspiring coach for business professionals looking to connect with their audiences as well as their teams and deliver messages with impact. She has a wonderful way of empowering while challenging individuals. Nicole accepts feedback freely and uses them to cover any gap that may occur, as well as she sees a learning opportunity in any incident that may occur throughout the day.
2012
 • Oman

H.E Yusaf Saloojee


Remarkably professional, amicable and hospitable, Nicole Smart is certainly a dynamic woman with an incredible way with people. She possesses a strong character, is adaptable, meticulous, reliable, good-humoured and intelligent. This educated woman comes with a host of personal qualities and professional experience and is an asset to any organisation. She is a social ambassador for her beloved country, South Africa, as she passionately shares her skill-set and expertise by up-skilling Omani nationals and expatriates alike, in The Sultanate of Oman.
2011
 • Oman
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