Halka Balackova has been working in the area of training and development since 1994, when she got her MBA at Durham University Business School (UK). Since then, she led a large number of training and development projects with the clients such as Ogilvy & Mather, Deloitte CZ, DB Schenker, CSOB, Telefonica O2, RFE/RTL, Aspire Sports and others. She has now over 5500 training hours experience using advanced NLP and coaching principles in her highly sought after transformational programs.
In coaching, she specializes on working with teams and team leaders, helping the clients to reach high effectiveness and joy at the same time. Since 2007 she has become a trainer of The Art and Science of Coaching for the Czech and Slovak Republics and Europe (Portugal, Poland). In 2010, she got her PCC at ICF having over 1.200 coaching hours on her account now. Her mission is to support the development of human potential and help individuals and teams to reach long-term growth and abundance balanced with happiness at work and in personal life.
Her motto is “Business in Joy” since she is convinced that only what we enjoy doing is also worth living.
In her free time, she does Aikido, Japanese martial art; she has reached 3rd Dan Hombu Dojo. Recently, with her life partner, she has launched a brand new experiential program called Aikido in Leadership combining martial arts with coaching principles and designed specially for top leaders. She likes many other sports, yoga, gardening, traveling, reading, and listening to the music.
She speaks fluent Czech, English, French, and Russian.