Work With Maree

Who Maree works well with

If you or your organisation are highly motivated and committed to high performance and excellence in all you do then you will gain the most benefits from working with Maree.

To Be The Best

If you want to be the best version of your professional self, Maree can help you break through the limiting beliefs holding you back, so you can become everything you want to be.

Goal Focussed

By working with Maree you will be able to clarify your goals and gain the support you need to achieve them, leading you to the personal and professional success you deserve.

Seizing Opportunities

Discover through working with Maree, how you can attract to you more opportunities and 'stretch' projects and how to seize them with enthusiasm, courage and confidence to advance your career.

Maree's Leadership Development Program

Untapped Potential

If you know you or your organisation have more potential than you are using then you are half way there. Engage with Maree who can take you the rest of the way to accessing that potential.

At The Cutting Edge

Working with Maree to boost your Soft Skills or those of your organisation can be the missing link that takes you to the cutting edge of your professional or industry sector.

Negotiating Change

Maree has extensive experience in helping both individuals and organisations learn the skills they need to work creatively and pro-actively in this changing and unpredictable new economy,.

What you can expect from Maree

Maree is an inspiring, empowering and insightful person whose contribution to her clients' professional development does not start and finish at the workshop door. She gives generously of her time to the planning of her programs, workshops, coaching and mentoring and in the follow-up afterward which gains her the results she has become renowned for.


    Having worked with hundreds of people and organisations similar to yours for over twenty-five years, Maree comes to you with not only the qualifications but personal experience and expertise.


    With a range of flexible packages, workshops and options available Maree can tailor a package to suit your professional development budget without compromising your goals.


    Communication is an important part of the implementation of Maree's programs and she will remain in collaborative contact with you before, during and after the process.


    Maree only works with a select number of highly motivated & committed people because these are the people who energise and inspire her to give 150%, over and above the value she is being paid to provide. These are also the people who will go from strength to strength working with her.


Maree's Leadership Development Program

Leadership development is a journey, not a destination.

Maree's focus is on the non-technical skills, often called Soft Skills. These are skills you can’t touch or feel and you can’t measure in the same way you measure your technical skills. Yet they are the skills that every organisation and every employer is now seeking in their people.

They are the skills that enhance and complement your well-developed technical expertise, that add shine and enormous value to your personal brand. Walk through Maree's Leadership Development Program and walk the leadership empowerment journey with her by your side.

Leadership Resource Hub

Access educational resources to enhance your professional development. You have the choice of audios, podcasts, videos, e-books, articles and online courses all available at the click of a mouse and some at no extra cost.


Over 25 Different Workshops

Whether you are an employee, a leader or an organisation, Maree can tailor any of the workshops available to your needs. All workshops are interactive as it is only in interacting with other people that Soft Skills can be learned.


Individual Coach/Mentoring

Move to the next level by engaging in coaching and/or mentoring with Maree on an individual basis. Receive highly specialised attention as she works with you to reach your goals and transform your personal and professional life.


The Empowered Performance Program

This 6-12 month program is a small focused group of 6-8 people, highly motivated individuals or teams. Uniquely individualised it will help you achieve the high performance you want. It involves a selection process to ensure the participants are ready to work at the intensive level the program demands.

One Day Masterclass

A masterclass is designed to develop skills in a specific area. Numbers will be limited to enable maximum participation and maximum value, with individual support before, during and after.


What you can become by working with Maree

Maree brings to her engagement with you her experience and specialised knowledge of Change Leadership and Leading Digital Transformation.

She combines that with her expertise in engaging leaders like you in developing and enhancing the skills that technology cannot replicate or automate - your Self-Leadership and Soft Skills - so that you can confidently lead in these uncertain and unpredictable times.

  • The transformational leader

  • The highly sought after professional

  • The best version of yourself

  • The employer of choice

  • The organisation of high performers

  • The place of empowered employees

What Maree's Clients Have To Say

We approached Maree Harris of People Empowered to assist us with our Professional Development program. Maree was fantastic in working with us to develop a ‘soft skills’ program and was more than willing to customise sessions to meet our needs. She made sure she understood the profession and the challenges for developing less-technical aspects of the CPA’s role in a busy workplace. Her delivery style is very engaging and she uses examples that we can all relate to in our own working lives to demonstrate her point. Maree’s sessions have been a welcome addition to our Professional Development calendar!

CPA Australia

Geelong Branch

I have been to a few ‘Time Management’ workshops prior to Maree’s presentation. Utilising reference to associated research and a practical approach to professional aptitude, Maree’s presentation offered me an enormous opportunity to refocus my personal conduct and share practical tips with colleagues. I can confidently recommend Maree as a highly competent presenter on this important topic.

Peter Jeffery

Business Development Manager, City of Greater Bendigo

In my last three positions, spanning nearly twenty years, I have found Maree to be an invaluable source of support and advice. She has long been exceptionally adept at sorting out knotty personal and interpersonal issues for staff on an individual basis. The accumulation of her knowledge and experience in this field is just one of the reasons for her capability as an expert advisor at an organisational level.

Lynne McLennan

CEO, UFO Dispensaries, Ballarat

I am a firm believer that people come into your life when you need them most. Dr Maree Harris Ph.D, Australia’s leading soft skills specialist, has had an enormous influence on my life. At a time when I really needed some outside input, Maree launched a coaching group and selected people to participate in a pilot program. She took five people dissatisfied with their current career paths who were at their wits’ end. After much soul searching, brainstorming and guidance from each other, we left the program with direction in our lives and, more importantly, with a clear strategy. Maree has had an amazing influence on my career and life in general. Most immediately, however, after the program, I knew my days in accounting were over. I tentatively moved into marketing, initially helping accountancy firms with their marketing. Now I have a very successful business – B Well Connected -  where I assist a wide range of business owners to grow, expand or re-invent their businesses.

Belinda Lyle

B Well Connected, Geelong

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