Viktória Szabó

Siklós Barbi | 2019-10-18


“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.“ –  Albert Einstein





Coaching Team – Coach

Legacy – Trainer, team coach, facilitator training

BME – Work and Organizational Psychologist

BCE – Organizational communicator

ELTE – Psychologist

Main activity fields

  • Organizational development projects
  • Attitude and skill development programs and trainings:
    • Motivation
    • Acknowledgment, feedback
    • Assertive communication
    • Self awareness
    • Work orientation, career advising
    • Time management
    • Personal branding
  • Open leadership and personality development programs
  • Team coaching, teambuilding



As an organizational psychologist she works with individuals, groups and organizations. She believes, if we want to achieve a real and long lasting result we have to focus not only on the individual but also on the wider circumstances. During her work she supports people and organizations in finding the most efficient ways to do their best and also to bring the best out of each other.

In order to succeed she mixes the tools of solution-centered approach and positive psychology with the methodology of traditional development.

Dániel Vattay

Siklós Barbi | 2019-10-07


Change leads to insight far more often than insight leads to change.” – (Milton H. Erickson)



  • 2019         Advanced techniques of Ericksonian Hypnosis- 120 hours

    2015-2019 Norsk Gestalt Institut – Gestalt Psychotherapist – 1920 hours

    2018         Masterclass in Experiential Therapy and Coaching – Jeffrey K. Zeig PhD. – 32 hours

    2017         Facilitating the Google Design Sprint – 16 hours

    2015-2016 Body Oriented Change Work – 600 hours

    2015         Working with the Fertile Void in Group Process – Gestalt Organization Development
    Workshop – 24 hours

    2015         Working with Aggression in Gestalt Therapy and Coaching – 24 hours

    2015         Ericksonian Hypnosis – 144 hours

    2015         Licensed Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming – 150 hours

    2014         Working with Groups in Gestalt – 16 hours

    2014         Neuro Linguistic Programming Licensed Practitioner – 150 hours

    2013         Using Perceptions Gestalt Workshop – 16 hours

    2013         Working with Shame in Gestalt Therapy and Coaching – 24 hours

    2013         Basics of the Gestalt Approach to Therapy and Coaching- 48 hours

    2012         How to make Products Customers Love – Training – Marty Cagan, Silicon Valley Product
    Group – 16 hours

    2011-        Applied Improvisation Trainings – 200+ hours

    2003 – 2013          MSc in IT Engineering, Péter Pázmány Catholic University – Faculty of Information Technology (absolutorium)


Main focus areas

  • Executive Team Coaching
  • Executive & Business Leadership Coaching
  • Designing and Executing Complex, Integrated Leadership Development Programmes
  • Agilis Termék Fejlesztés – tréning, coaching és tanácsadás
  • Krízis helyzetek


I have spent over a decade leading cross functional product development teams in some of the most successful startups in Hungary. I have been with Ustream in their high growth phase, building out the Product Management presence in Budapest. I’ve lead a product team at Prezi focusing on discovering and harnessing new possibilities based on user research and datamining. I’ve tried my hand at launching our own startup too.

After some time I’ve realized that I spend more of my time talking to new hires and fostering cooperation among fellow product managers than previously. I discovered I got more interested in spreading this knowledge and experience than doing the practice day to day. At this point I switched and moved into a new carreer. Providing Training and Consulting in Agile Digital Product Management. It was from this platform that I started to train in coaching and later in therapy and that I moved into leadership coaching as well. I have found that implementing the practices we teach requires sometimes a shift in the organisations culture too. So in order to be able to help with this too I trained myself continuously.

As a developer of people and leaders I judge myself by how quickly can I become unnecessary.

In my free time I like cooking and going to the mountains. In mountain sports like rock climbing, mountaineering and ski mountaineering I find the excitement of having to bring my best game. I’ve done the homework, the training, now it’s time to see if that was enough – and where I should put in more exercise for the next time. To me this rhymes well with how I think about working as a leader and developing my skills. When I’m leading I’m giving the best I’ve got. And I also need time to develop myself in order to overcome the shortcomings |I might discover. To be more even more efficient next time. When cooking I immerse myself in the process. Which stage comes next? Are we ready to enter that stage? What ingredients do I add and in which order? I find this resembles how I deal with group processes. Paying attention to the steps at hand. Getting this step right. Going to the next one when ready. Knowing that the process guarantees the desired result at the end.

Main Reference:

  • Integrated Communication Development Programme – BOSCH
  • Formulating and Implementing Strategy – workshop series for leaders – BOSCH
  • Product Management and Agile Methodlogies Trainings, Strateguy Workshops and Mentoring for startup founders – Design Terminál Incubation Programme
  • Strategy Workshop – MOL Transz
  • Strategy Building Workshop Series – Elastic Wings kft.
  • Startup Mentoring – Google Launchpad Program

Clients said about me

I’ve been coached by Daniel during a period in my career when I felt that I needed to make a change but I wasn’t sure how I should proceed. He helped me reflect on my own motivations and see it more clearly what is important for me as a person. He will not give you his own opinion on where you should go, or how you should feel about things – and that’s actually a really good thing – but he will ask you the right questions so that you can be in the best position to make your own decisions.

(Manager, Multinational IT Company)


I was very lucky to enjoy Daniel’s support while designing the multifaceted program of Brain Bar Budapest festival. Knowing that he had a background in product management and business coaching I was amazed by the way Daniel could facilitate an unusual creative process.

Daniel combines his genuine skill of leading a participatory process with a huge variety of visual and creative thinking techniques. With these he was able to shift our mindset and steer our thinking towards the best possible and feasible direction even in the most challenging moments.

Our team at Design Terminal especially valued his encouraging approach and presence with which he took control of the process and let us do the work.

The program design – presented to the sponsors of the event including the main partner, Google – in major part was brought to life as a result of our workshops guided by him.

(Program Manager, Brain Bar Conference)

Kinga Buta

Siklós Barbi | 2019-10-07


„Nothing is constant but change itself.” (Heraclitus)



  • 2019 iCons-Hungary Human Development and Consulting Ltd. – trainer (in progress)
  • 2017-2019 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Work- and Organizational Psychologist (MA)
  • 2014-2017 University of Pécsi, Psychology (BA): Human Behaviour Analyst


Main focus areas

  • Support for professional trainings and skill development programs
  • Youth Street project manager: Youth Street is a CSR program of Coaching Team Ltd., that was brought to life to support ambitious young people with coaching and training-based development.
  • Lean in Circle Budapest – Moderator: The goal of the program is to create a supportive community where women with similar values and development ambitions can share their experiences and discuss current issues that affect everyone.


Gabriella van der Meer

Siklós Barbi | 2019-10-07


“You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.” – Galileo Galilei



2018 Qualified NLP Practitioner
2016 Qualified Profiles Advisor (PXT, 360’)
2016 Professional Certified Coach (via ICF
2014 Teamcoach, Trainer, Facilitator (TTF) at Legacy Kft.)
2012-2014 Several Workshops aiming at widening knowledge and tools regarding coaching
2012-2013 Coachakadémia
2010-2011 Dr. Kollár Coaching
1995-1996 College for Foreign Trades, Budapest
Majoring in Foreign Economics
1992-1996 Janus Pannónius University of Sciences, Pécs, Faculty of Arts
Majoring in English and American Literature & Applied Linguistics (Master’s degree)

Main activity fields

  • Handling conflicts
  • Assertive communication
  • Leadership skills
  • Carreer change
  • Executive teamcoaching
  • Resilience
  • Onboarding
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Project coaching
  • Work/Life balance



My 20 years of intercultural (Dutch and English) leadership, pedagogical and coaching experience was preceded by studies in humanities, foreign economics and coaching. Each of my activities is characterized by passion, commitment, focused attention and perseverance, whether it is individual or group coaching, coach training, coaching, counselling, running, playing music or being with my family.

As an ICF International Certified Coach (PCC) it is important for me to provide developmental support to my clients that enables them to discover their own – so far hidden – abilities, to take wing, and thus to achieve their goals more consciously and effectively.

Likewise, the continuing professional development of myself is extremely important to me, and I believe that knowledge will multiply in us too, if it is passed on, as it opens new ways of learning. At the same time, I believe in the ever-renewing energies within us: I am constantly on my own endless journey of self-awareness.

In addition, as a founding member of the PCA (Professional Coaching Association), I consider it my mission to raise the awareness and recognition of coaching and the social responsibility of coaching.

Andrea Szabados

Siklós Barbi | 2019-10-02


„100% of customers are people. 100% of employees are people. If you don’t understand people, you don’t understand business.” (Simon Sinek)




Trainer, Teamcoach and Facilitator (Legacy Kft, 200 hours training)

ICF (International Coach Federation) ACC qualification (2013)

Qualified Business Coach (Training of Business Coach Kft)

Economic Translator (English) (ELTE)

Qualified economist (MSc) specialization in marketing –  Janus Pannonius University, Faculty of Economics, Pécs

Economist in majoring tourism and hotels, Senior marketing and adverftising maneger – College of Commerce, Catering and Tourism, Budapest

Design Thinking for Innovation (Coursera / University of Virginia)

TA 101 training (organization TA)

Women in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change (Coursera / Case Western Reserve University)

Gamification (Coursera / University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Provocative Change Works™ Practitioner – Methodological expert of proactive change Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence (Coursera/Case Western Reserve University)

aprox. 1300 hours coaching and psychological professional advanced studies in English and Hungarian: World Business and Executive Coach Summit, Coaching Without Borders, Coach Academy, Transactional Analysis Trainings, Solution Focused trainings. NLP trainings, Brain controll Course

International qualification

Profiles competency assessment expert and consultant (since 2014, 500+ assessment experience)


2000+ hours

Custom development

  • Personal leader development and talent development (Personal coaching)
  • Preparation for effective presentation
  • Competency survey, 360survey (Profiles competency assessment expert and consultant 500+ assessment experience)

Group and team development

  • Skills development (soft skill) and cooperation training, team-building programs
  • Group leader coaching
  • Team coaching for international teams too
  • Coaching oriented leader training,talent programs

Organizational development

  • Organization cultural change and change management,strategic projects
  • Strategic Workshops facilitation

Professional insturctor, trainer, lecturer in coach trainings and conferences

  • Lecturer skills development workshops, hundreds hours TEDx experiences

Publication:     Business and Psychology (Permqanent author of Coach’s tools column), HRPWR, International Coaching News, Forbes,, Hungarian Coach Review (Magyar Coachszemle),etc.

Research Area:

  • Startupper Persona (Startup entrepreneurs’ determinant personal traits)
  •  Startup Teams cooperation for the innovation
  •  The leading of the innovation in startup company and corporation

Economics translator, communication consultant (own entrepreneur)

Main references: IMF, ), Harvard Business Review, American Express, Nokia    Siemens Networks, OTP Bank, Citibank, Raiffeisen Bank, Morgan Stanley, SHL stb.

Marketing Manager, Leader of marketing


  • IT/mobil telecommunication (3 years) – E-Group Zrt., Voxline Kft.
  • Bank/finance (2 years) – American Express, Bank Austria Creditanstalt
  • Turism/hotel (4 years) – Office of Turism, Budapest,Hilton Hotel Budapest


Social activity

TEDxLibertyBridgeWomen co-founder, curator, lecturer training coach

TEDxConversations Ambassador as partner of TEDxDanubia

Founding president, Professional Coaching Association (2012-2015)

Dóra Hegedűs

Siklós Barbi | 2019-09-26


“Briefly stated, it is this: that change occurs when one becomes what he is, not when he tries to become what he is not. Change does not take place through a coercive attempt by the individual or by another person to change him, but it does take place if one takes the time and effort to be what he is — to be fully invested in his current positions. By rejecting the role of change agent, we make meaningful and orderly change possible” – Arnold Beisser


2015-19            Norsk Gestaltinstitutt AS: Gestalt therapist

2010                 KPMG-BME Academy: executive coach and mentor (120 hours)

2008                 Business Coach Academy: business coach (150 hours)

2006-2008        Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Institute of Postgraduate Legal Studies

specialised legal postgraduate degree for economists

1995-1997        Budapest University of Economic Sciences: Master of Sciences in BA

1990-1993        College for Foreign Trade: Bachelor of Business Administration


2007-               ICF certified business and executive coach (2,500+ hrs of coaching experience)

Main fields: leadership skills, assertive communication, conflicts management, abrasive

leaders, carrier planning/change, governance, presence

Clients: BCG, Microsoft, FORD, Philip Morris, Procter&Gamble, Ericsson, Telekom, M-RTL, Diageo, Hervis, Sodexo, Edenred, Janssen-Cilag, GDF-Suez, NN Insurance, OTP, Invitech

2008-               coach trainer, , PCC assessor (2.000 hrs of coach training and mentor coaching)

2002-11            Project Manager / Consultant (Hungary, Romania)

  • Project-management of the international photo contest “Co-existence” organised by the Hungarian Houses of Parliament (2010: budget: 40th. euros)
  • Incubation and change management for SMEs / Consulting and leading NGOs

1999                 INSEAD, Finance and Banking Dept. – research assistant     Fontainebleau, France

1997-2003        RAIFFEISEN BANK Rt., Corporate Finance Dept., senior account manager

  • Built and developed clientele portfolio compromising of FMCG, IT, media and marketing companies (Coca-Cola, IBM, Unisys, RTL, LOWE/GGK, Hungarian Sugar).
  • Managed 110 client accounts: deposits, WCR financing, investment loans, consulting.
  • Project manager of the Hungarian project team in the international project of implementing regional cash management services for IBM CE & Russia.

1994-1996        PEPPER COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANCY, account manager

  • Managed accounts of international companies (including Hasbro, Tetra Pak, Daewoo, IKEA).
  • Planned PR strategies, managed PR campaigns, organized events, managed press relations.


Other experiences

  • president: Federation of the Hungarian Coach Associations (2012-2016)
    • International Coach Federation (2008- ):
      • president/ board member/ CSR team leader at the Hungarian Chapter (2008-2014)
      • ICF EMEA: Regional Advisory Council (2014-16), Coordination Team (2013-14)
      • ICF Global 2012 Conference: steering committee member (2012)
    • president: 2006-09: Association of the Godparents for the Csángó-Hungarians in Moldova
    • member: European Association for Gestalt Therapy (EAGT), European Coaching and Mentoring Council (EMCC), MENSA HungarIQa

Krisztina Nagy

Siklós Barbi | 2019-09-26


“I always questioned myself in the best of times. Even when I was World #1 for many months in a row. ‘What can I improve? What do I need to change?’ If you don’t do anything or you just do the same thing over and over again, you stay the same. Staying the same means going backwards.“ Roger Federer




2019 –         Coaching Team, Coach

2019 –         Hungarian Society for Coaching Psychology, Team Coach

2017 – 2018 Hungarian Society for Coaching Psychology, Trainer

2015 – 2017 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Work and Organizational Psychologist

2012 – 2015 Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Behavior Analyst

Main activity fields

• Talent management
• Complex leadership programmes
• Attitude and skill development programs and trainings:
– Developing self-awareness
– Motivation
– Communication: Assertive communication, Conflict management
– Trust and Emotional intelligence
• Team building and collaboration



Self-awereness and well established self-confidence are key to development processes that require continuous focus and support of a professional. Exploring the available resources will improve personal efficiency and help reaching long-term goals. To identify skills and possibilities within the self, the team and the organisation serves as the basis of leadership trainings which leads to successful transitions and outstanding performance. Mutual trust helps participants work through challenges in personal and professional life.

Project leader of „Fiatal Utca Socail Responsibility Program” with the main goal of coaching style development of young leaders.

As a Lean In moderator supports people coming from different organizations coping with similar workplace difficulties by the power of community.

Work & Life: Passion and profit

Csaba | 2016-04-28

I like talking about my job. Many times people asked me: and what is your job? I am a coach. All right, and what does a coach deal with? Well, at this part I was usually in trouble, because I did not have any standard answer for it. I talked about consciousness, about the coaching as a supporting process, about my conviction and my experiences. At the end of our conversation my partner usually said: I do not really understand what you say, but I can see by the way you speak, that you must be doing it with passion.


Our business is internationally accessible, as well

Kinga | 2016-04-27

Zsofia Juhasz ACC


I am passionate about enabling people to achieve fulfilment and balance on both a personal and professional level. My focus is on guiding leadership potential towards achieving both individual and business success. I’m ACC credentialed coach with International Coach Federation (ICF).

Specializing in leadership development, middle managers and emerging talent. I held HR management positions in, and partnered with, large corporations and not-for-profit organisations in Europe and Australia. I have over 12 years’ experience working with private corporations.

My primary industry expertise has been with the pharmaceuticals industry and working in the media/communications arena. Currently, I work with clients in the financial services, arts, consulting and not-for-profit sectors.

I have a proven ability to easily connect, establish trust and be insightful and accurate. My approach is proactive, solution and outcomes focused  are underpinned by the International Coach Federation ethics and core competencies. In supporting leaders, I bring insight, pragmatism and energy to performance conversations. Client’s value my ability to quickly ‘get to the heart of the matter’ ensuring individual sessions have focus, clarity and my interactions create accountability & action.

I am an advocate for causes that empower disadvantaged women to find better life solutions for themselves.

I have/have had clients in Australia, Europe, the Asia Pacific and across the US. I primary work with my clients remotely/online.

I’m a Professional Level member (CAHRI) of the Australian Human Resource Institute and have certification in small business management.

Currently I am Leadership Team member for ICF Australasia – Queensland Branch, being responsible for the Membership Portfolio, Social Media and PD.


  • Leadership coaching
  • The first 90 days in a new role/job
  • Emerging Leaders & Middle Managers
  • Employee Motivation & Engagement
  • Career Transition
  • Passionate life-long learner

Further information:

Case study: Go with the Flow

Csaba | 2016-05-03

In the next section of our case study I asked Mary to put me into her last interesting coaching session: she told me about her experience when even she as a coach could feel the flow-experience during the coaching process.