Jessica J.J. Lutz
    Coach & Counsellor

Welcome to the only place on the web where you can learn to be bulletproof as a female leader, not because you have developed a super thick skin, and you’ve learned to suppress everything that’s real about you, but because of your inner strength, authenticity and your sense of responsibility and commitment.

You are professional and persistent, diligent and driven, but you’re not moving forward. You know you can do more, but somehow you struggle to be noticed.

As a woman who wants to move ahead, you have a lot of obstacles to overcome: gender bias against you, the home front that needs you, the glass ceiling, to name just a few. As if that’s not enough, another mountain I often see is my clients’ own mindset.

Fear of failure, lack of confidence or self-esteem, self-doubt or self-sabotage…all the ways a woman holds herself back is what I call the inner glass ceiling. Most women I know have one. But there is no time for that anymore.

You are needed.

We have a BIG problem as humankind. All over the world women are wanted in leadership, but far too few step forward. The reason seems obvious to me: leadership, the way it’s defined now, is awful. Just google ‘my boss is’ and see what comes up: ‘bad to the bone’, ‘a dick’, ‘a bully’, ‘crazy’, ‘making my life miserable’, etc., etc. Who wants to be a boss like that? And who wants to be surrounded by peers like that?

As a woman with ambition in a man’s world, you need to be pretty resilient. This often means having a super-thick skin, always putting on a brave face, suppressing one’s emotions, working day and night, violating one’s own boundaries. All these things I was doing too when I was a news correspondent, covering conflicts and disasters in the Middle East for two decades. I’ve had to learn the hard way that these strategies are harder to sustain long-term for women than for men. But there is another way.

That is what Sustainable Leadership for Women is about, a program for those who not only want to survive, but thrive in a man’s world. Let’s change the lopsidedness of this world. For far too long we have believed that the male way of doing things is the only right way. It’s high time for a new mindset, that allows women to do things the woman way.

Work with me if you want to be heard and acknowledged, seen and valued for what you contribute to the world in your own, unique way. Learn the hard science behind strong and secure self-esteem. Be a leader in every field of your life, while being true to the woman you are. Master the subconscious ‘programs’ that pull you down, and shed the thought patterns that keep you there. If you want to:

  • feel confident and full of energy
  • take the stage without hesitation
  • be turned to for your expertise and wisdom
  • feel acknowledged and valued
  • naturally rally people behind you
  • motivate others and yourself like never before
  • be aligned with your vision
  • be true to yourself
  • and thrive instead of survive in a man’s world

Then click here for a free ‘Go for it!’ Strategy Session.

World-wide women more than men struggle with lack of self-esteem: the way you positively regard yourself. It needn’t be like that. A simple secret can help women win strong and secure self-esteem. I’ve written a short E-book about it, called:

”The Little-know Science Behind Strong Self-esteem For Women”

and you can get it for FREE.

A safe space that made us want to open up

Another huge thank you for last night. It was a really special evening for me; difficult and overwhelming to hear about some people’s experiences and to talk about my own. But I came away feeling calm and well…happy, which has never happened before when I open up about that particular subject.
Going home, some of us were telling each other how comfortable we felt talking with you, how you created an atmosphere that made us want to open up about past experiences, and how you guided and encouraged us through the night in such a way as to come away feeling strong and empowered. So thank you.

Miranda S., Brussels

Jessica is amazing!

“Jessica is amazing! The process that she took me through really worked in healing some emotional blocks that I knew I had. She also helped remove some hidden blocks that I wasn’t aware of that was preventing me from moving forward in my life and my business. Now as I recall past traumatic events that happened in my life, I no longer feel the emotional pain associated with it. I just see it as something that happened without being emotionally triggered by it. What she did was truly amazing and I am so grateful to her!! Thank you Jessica XOXO!!”

— Antoinette Elam, California 

An enormous weight has been lifted

Jessica led me through the most unique and effective process. It was incredibly challenging but equally informative, and worth the effort and commitment it required.
I feel like I have undertaken a most significant period of personal growth. I have a newfound awareness of how our early experiences can continue to influence our adult lives.
Practicing mindfulness had already helped me a great deal, but this process uncovered and dealt with the root causes of the emotional blocks that were preventing me from being happy, that were affecting my health and that had been holding me back in many other ways.
I feel like an enormous weight has been lifted. Thank you, Jessica!
— Rachel Youds – Creative Mindspace

Without any reservation I recommend her.

Jessica was a real find for us, as her professional career paths were those that a number of our professionals might want to follow if only they had a role model. Jessica is one such person.

She delivered a comprehensive, thoroughly prepared, practical life experience lecture. […] She is very sensitive to the needs of her audience, which makes her an excellent lecturer. We at Koç University truly appreciate her candor and practical life experience, and found it very helpful for all our potential careers.

Without any reservation I would recommend her very highly for any such venture she undertakes in the future.

— Patricia Tompkins, Professional Development Chair, Koç University, Istanbul

Thank YOU!

It was so inspiring, informative and timely! It certainly started a conversation in the office among men AND women. I look forward to being in touch more in the coming months.

–Women@Google, Brussels


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