Deb Maes
Leader's Coach

Master Certified Coach

Master Certified Coach

Her personal life experience, having grown up in an extreme cult and successfully managing dyslexia, teaching herself literacy in her 20’s, managing a language disorder to now being considered an excellent communicator and overcoming depression and chronic fatigue to live a life of joy and increasing ease, she now finds it very rewarding to have the opportunity to share many of her life lessons in courageously overcoming much fear and many obstacles.

Deb Maes now focuses on supporting leaders in business and community both locally and internationally, to develop who they are and broaden how they can be even more fully.

She has worked successfully in the Personal Development environment for over 20 years in a variety of Government and Private Training Organisations. During this time, she has conducted thousands of coaching sessions and supported hundreds of people to transform their lives by becoming focused and energised.

Deb’s natural ability to inspire individuals and motivate teams, creating remarkable results, is often revered by the directors of the companies with whom she works. With an outcome driven and results focused mindset, Deb has successfully consulted with companies including; Xstrata Coal (NSW), Unimin (Lime Mine), Optus and Mitchell Hanlon Consulting, and government organisations including: UNE, Centrelink, CRS Australia, TAFE NSW, DOCS, NSW Police and Tamworth Regional Council.

She is renowned for her success in delivering effective personal and professional coaching systems, powerful personal development, human potential, quality leadership and communication strategies to individuals and businesses in Australia and internationally.

After completing her Masters in Communication, a Grad Dip in Applied Psychology and travelling the world to study Master Practitioner and Trainer programs with leaders in the field of human potential and leadership, Deb realised that her real qualification is "Life”.


  • 2006

    Creating ImagineMORE Coaching

  • 2012

    Launched the coaching program ‘Excellence’ with Divya Darling

  • 2013

    Co-created together with Tim Coates, Business Mentor and Entrepreneur, a business mentoring, Training and Coaching program 'Expanding Success: Fast Tracking Business Intelligence'

  • 2014

    The ‘5 Magnets of Compelling Leadership’ a cutting edge Leadership development coaching program was born

  • 2016

    Published a book on Resilience titled ‘Through My Eyes: From Struggle To Joy’.

  • 2017

    Relaunched Intrinsic Brilliance Institute with co-iterated Divya Darling

  • 2020

    Published second book titled 'Silence'.
    Rebranding ImagineMore into debMaes The Leader's Coach

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We acknowledge the Kamilaroi people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and live. We recognise the strength, resilience and capacity of our Aboriginal community. We have the utmost respect for the Elders past, present and future. We aspire to join equally with our indigenous brothers and sisters in working to create a healthy and productive environment for the whole of our community.

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