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Petra Laranjo


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✓ Inspirational Speaker

✓ Published Author

✓ Personal and Career-Growth Coach

✓ Personal Brand Specialist

✓ Social Impact Consultant

Socially-purposed Petra Laranjo is recognized as a thought leader on the topics of Purpose, Confidence, Personal Brand and Social Impact. She has won and been nominated for multiple business and creative awards. Her unique approach in her focus areas of personal development, inspired leadership, personal brand, employee engagement, and women upliftment is due to 20 years of (collective) experience as an award-winning fashion designer, international stylist, actress, coach, speaker, PR, and Marketing specialist in the corporate world.

Her book, “Living On Purpose. The Key To Change Your Life And Impact Others.” is a popular ‘HOW TO’ resource for personal and professional growth and includes the insights of 50 local and global leaders across various sectors.

“Helping Professionals step into their potential so that they can show up with impact.

Key Focus Areas:

• Inspirational Key-note talks

• Development Programmes

• Workshops

• Team Coaching

• One: One Coaching

• Image Makeovers

Training & Development Areas:

• Employee Development

• Leadership and Management

• Women Development

• Graduates and Induction

• Entrepreneurship Development•

Secretaries / PA’s


“The difference these sessions have made within our organization is phenomenal. What started out as a two-day consultation turned into four months of presentations, consultations, project sites & makeovers.”

– Mishaya Chettiar, Programme Lead, Accenture South Africa

“Since the Living on Purpose session with Petra Laranjo, my team (women in middle management) at Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs – Eastern Cape, are so energized and focused on making a difference as individuals in their own work space and as a collective."

– Bea Hackula, Dept. of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs, Eastern Cape

“A passionate, meaningful and entertaining presentation. This talk was well received by our business with visible, easy to implement steps to becoming a stronger, more self-confident YOU in the workplace. We’ve experienced extremely positive feedback from all areas of the business and Petra’s engagement with us was truly insightful.

”Standard Bank, Wealth & Investment: Christopher Browne, Global Head / Daniella Pimstein, Global Head Human Capital.

“The sessions with Petra have improved the confidence and performance of our team, resulting in less customer complaints and an increase in customer service. “

L. Nhlapo, Head: Foreign Nationals, Standard Bank

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