Thinkplus is passionate about supporting both individual growth and team synergy through a variety of different training and facilitation methods. As a solutions provider Thinkplus can provide a recommended approach to different workplace situations and work within the energy of a group of people to maximise both performance and culture.

Leaning into the latest in Neuroscience findings, Thinkplus uses “whole body thinking” where the heart, head and intuition are aligned in creating lasting solutions.

Thinkplus's vision is to join the dots on human potential and values include personal integrity, confidentiality, passion for results, challenging status quo, generosity and celebration.

About Claire...

Thinkplus Ltd was founded in 2013 by Claire Russell, an experienced coach and trainer based out of both Matamata and Tauranga, where  she covers the Bay Of Plenty, Waikato and Auckland regions.


Claire’s has a natural, warm style, which puts people at ease and creates a positive coaching environment. She is flexible to the needs of each individual, tailoring the approach, while blending her mix of methodologies. Claire is passionate about developing people and gains great satisfaction in helping others grow. Clients say her energy is infectious and her approach inspires, motivates and stimulates.

Professional Experience

Claire brings with her a wealth of experience from over 25 years in the workplace. Her roles have included, Personal Development Manager for the All Black Sevens and Black Fern Sevens, Training and Development Manager for a legal publishing organisation,and worked as a Leadership Coach for Yellow® New Zealand.

With over 6 years in private practice, Claire provides coaching, training and facilitation services to a variety of organisations including large corporates and government bodies.

Professional Memberships

Professional Member of International Coaching Federation (ICF)
Associate Member of NZ Association of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NZANLP)


Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with International Coach Federation (ICF)
Results Associated Certificate of Coaching with the NeuroLeadership Group
Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Certified mBIT Coach (Multiple Braining)
Certified EQ-i 2.0 + EQ 360
Certified Advanced Facilitator of Emotions & Behaviours at Work
Certified Resilience Practitioner
Extended DISC Practitioner
Certified Strengths Profile Practitioner 
Certified NLP Business Communications Practitioner 
Certified Strategic Interventionist with Robbins-Madanes Centre For Strategic Intervention
Certified Lominger Leadership Architect® & Team Architect®
Certificate in Adult Education

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