Life Coach & Management Consultant
He is a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic programming (NLP). He is a UK Certified Life & Career Coach and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) from the International Council for Managing Consulting Institutes(ICMCI). He is also a Fellow of the International Management Consultants Certification Board (FIMCB). He is also widely regarded as a Behavioural Change Expert and a Certified Clarity 4D expert. He is an emergent force to be reckoned with in the field of Management Consulting with over 10 years’ experience in Human Resources and consulting fields. He is also the current recipient of the Lagos State award of Excellence in Youth & Social Development.
He is presently the Founder & Principal consultant at LYD Consulting; a firm committed to delivering consulting interventions that lead to transformational change. Bankole Williams has designed, managed and facilitated several customer service and personal mastery training programmes, management and leadership retreats for several organizations.
He is an expert at delivering training solutions on product lines such as Self Mastery, Emotional Intelligence, Executive Coaching, Change management, Effective Communication, Team bonding, Superior service delivery, Leadership, Selling skills, Employability, Enterprise development etc.
In his quest to understand and optimize human potential, Bankole has gained management and career experience, first at Guaranty Trust Bank, where he was an invaluable member of the Human Resources Team.
While at Guaranty Trust bank, he discovered his passion for workforce activation and man power development which led to his move to the Training department where he also facilitated trainings for staff in the bank, after which, he joined a reputable consulting firm – Visible Impact.
His facilitation skills are no doubt prolific, as he currently provides consulting interventions for banks and different organizations, some of which include, The Nigerian Communication Commission(NCC), First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Access bank, Diamond Bank, SkyeBank, Union Bank, Heritage bank, Stanbic IBTC, StanbicIBTC pensions, Fidelity bank, Oando, Konga, NLNG, UTC and the Nigerian Stock Exchange to mention a few. He has facilitated various Culture Transformation initiatives for AshakaCement, team bonding retreats for Heritage bank and Stanbic IBTC, Executive management retreats for DPR, the PoloLuxury and NLNG.
He also empowers graduates at the After School Graduates Development Centre(AGDC) in partnership with the Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB) with speeches on Employability skills and Enterprise Development. In 2013, he was the Host on the “Market Place” on Smooth 98.1fm. A radio programme aimed at empowering business people with the skills necessary to success fully run their businesses. Bankole has been hosted twice on Moments with Mo where he spoke about “Employment or Slavery” and “The State of our nation.” He has also facilitated Career coaching sessions in partnership with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the JobMag Centre.
Bankole is the Founder of a Youth Entrepreneurship scheme called LiveYourDreamsAfrica; a platform he set up to challenge Africans to live their lives intentionally towards the achievement of their dreams. Through this platform, he showcases successful people in different walks of life who have against all odds consciously pursued their dreams to set up enterprises and are today celebrated for what they do. He has successfully held 8 editions(2013 – 2018) of this initiative gathering over 10,000 people to listen to successful people share true stories of how they unlocked their potentials in a seemingly difficult society like ours.
Bankole’s greatest craving is to speak and cause people to discover and optimize their God given potential.