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Your business is likely losing hundreds of thousands of $ every year because your people are coming to work with an employee mindset. We solve that problem!

Imagine a world where you love waking up and going to work.

Imagine a world where you inspire others to feel the same way 

You belong here! 

If you are ready to transform your own life and inspire people around you to do the same …We are here to help guide you to live, love and lead remarkably!

You want to get rid of that nagging feeling that you are doing okay, but life is slipping by. 

You’re hungry to be inspired and inspiring.

There will come a time in your life when you find that your career or your team is uninspiring. That you are frustrated with your own performance and/or your team’s under-performance. It happens to the best of us!

You know how it pans out … you’re spending lots of time on conflict and coaching under-performers. Chaotically rushing from one meeting to the next. Sure, there are some bright moments in there, but a lot of the time you are on the treadmill working on ‘stuff’ that does little to inspire your imagination or your delight.

Whatever it takes you are ready to transform. To get out of the ordinary and shift into extraordinaryTo live, love and lead remarkably!

At Make a Dent Leadership we work with individuals and organizations who want to make their dent in the universe through leadership that is inspired and inspiring.

We work with you to help you create a career that engages and transforms you and the people around you. Your team will be known as the rock-stars of the organization. The team that everyone wants to be a part of.

Sure, you’ll still be busy, but it will be a good kind of busy. Working on exciting challenges and creating great things ~ not just fighting fires. 

You’ll become the kind of leader that others want to be around. 

Want to role model.

Are inspired by.

You and your team are seen as high-performers. And, you are receiving all the rewards that come from that.

You’ll be making the dent in the universe that is in your heart.

You’ll be leaving a legacy that makes you proud, feeling your life has been well lived.

You’re going to spend 90,000+ hours at work in your life time.

How do you want those 90,000+ hours to feel? Frustrating? Or Fulfilling?

Wouldn’t it be great if you were able to turn up every day at work as an inspired and inspiring leader? Yet, many leaders are so busy that just getting through the day is an achievement ~ ouch!

There’s something I can guess about you … because you found me, it means you are searching to actually make it matter … to have an impact and to bring out the best in yourself and others. 

That you want to move beyond the tired old, hum drum leader that permeates most organizations … That you want to build a team of rock stars who are stronger and more capable because they had the delight of working with you!

And, I want to help you achieve that. Just like I’ve guided thousands of other remarkable individuals to be the inspiring leader they’ve always wanted to be, I want to guide you too.

Each day is filled with hundreds of opportunities, thousands of moments, to transform the story of your life! Let’s make sure that you’ve got the tools, strategies, ideas and guidance to make that a reality.

Let’s make this easy.

Dip your toe in to experience how I can guide you to be the leader you want. Sign up for the free e-course “5 Mindsets to Master”


Because Self-Leadership precedes Team Leadership … let’s make sure you aren’t sabotaging your success…

In five short and sharp modules, you’ll discover how you might be stopping yourself from being the remarkable, inspiring leader you want to be. You’ll discover what to do so that you can transform your life and the lives of the people you care about.

Sign up for the free e-course “5 Mindsets to Master”.

The way you show up at work defines you as a human being and … the dent YOU will make in the universe

-Shelley Holmes

About Me


Shelley Holmes

Inspired to be Inspiring Coach

Leadership can be lonely … so said one of my clients. Sometimes you just need a space to turn to, to get the clarity of thinking and purpose that helps you to consistently be the inspiring leader you can be. And that’s where I come in. I’ve guided and coached thousands of leaders to high-performance. 

My goal is to help you transform your life and the life of the people around you.

And here’s the thing. During my career, I have been lucky enough to have lead and coached in many high-performance organizations. To have had the gift of sitting at the feet of some of the giants, of high-performance thinking and positive psychology, who have graced our planet. To learn how to live, love and lead with passion and inspiration.

This means that the tips, ideas and information I share with you comes from well-earned experience. It isn’t just ‘stuff’ I’ve learned in books. I’ve led and lived high-performance for a lot of years and you can gain from my experience.

And it also means, that all that I share with you is steeped in both time-honored and the latest research and thinking. My job is to get you the latest trends, and make sure I’ve tried and tested them before I share with you.

We specialize in FMCG and Media Communications industries.

If this sounds like the path you want to walk down get in touch with us.


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If you want to short-circuit your organization’s learning curve into high performance, then discover the types of services I can provide to you.

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I only work with 15 people each month one-on-one. I’ve coached four people to CEO, hundreds to promotions and greater life success. If you are remarkable – or on the path to remarkable – then contact me to see if I have any free spaces.

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Success Stories

I would like to let you know that I have really enjoyed being a part of this learning team. You have delivered sessions that have given me some great day to day business tips, made me stretch my thinking and given me many ideas for personal development days with my team.

But most importantly the sessions have supported me to re-connect with my personal dreams, which had been tucked away for a number of years. So thank you and keep doing what you do so well, it does INSPIRE!

Valerie Campbell

CEO, Silkwood School

Shelley has worked with me over a number of years as a personal coach. I have also engaged her for some of my staff, and she has worked in my company to develop some of our HR functions.


Shelley made an incredible difference to my life, my effectiveness and my preparedness for career moves. Her approach is to ask the right questions and guide you to discover the truth about yourself. This method means that your thinking changes as you work through your challenges and blockages

Keith Stanley

Managing Director, Marketing Express

When I think back on the time we worked together, I always realize how much of an influence you had on my career. I have spread the learnings from you throughout the Middle East now ;-). We have over 6000 employees, so your influence has been far-reaching.

You truly have shaped my leadership skills.

Jan Bijsterbosch

Senior Vice President, Emirates Flight Catering

I know that by working with Shelley I have seen personal growth, professional improvement and the business has seen increased profits.

I have Shelley to thank for her openness and commitment to me. She has pushed when I needed and lead me to my own finding.

Allisa O’Connell

General Manager, Flight Centre


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