An influential leader is the bridge between people and performance.

Shift your leadership narrative from doer to leader and optimize your behaviour to confidently influence performance.

April Qureshi

I acknowledge that I am fortunate to live, work and play in the traditional, unceded, and ancestral territories of the skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish) and shíshálh Nation (Sechelt).

10 Joanna Piros: Communicating In A Crisis

In today’s episode with communications consultant and trainer, Joanna Piros, we’ll explore how a leader’s desire for...
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09 The Science and Art of Reading People

In today’s episode with Alan Stevens, we’ll explore the science and art of reading faces and...
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08 Deborah Connors: 5 Ways To Disrupt Your Team And Build Resilience

In this episode, we’ll learn from Deborah Connors of Well-Advised Consulting how teams can intentionally...
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07 Jennifer Britton: Remote and Virtual Conversations to Revolutionize Working with Your Team

In this episode, we’ll talk with Jennifer Britton and travel around the globe to learn about technological innovation in remote...
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06 Vicki Shillington: 3 Phases of Successful Change Management 

Navigating change during times of chaos can challenge even the most seasoned leaders. Fortunately, Vicki...
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05 Liam Gillen: A Mindful Approach To Leadership

“What you do speaks so loudly I can’t hear what you’re saying”~ Liam Gillen Rapid...
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04 Erin Whalen: #1 Copywriting Secret That Inspires Engagement

We’re dishing on the #1 secret to writing marketing copy that engages and inspires action:...
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April Qureshi – Tools, Not Toys | Coffee with Coaches | Boxer Media

Today’s episode is a wide-ranging and fun conversation that touches on many of the key...
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03 Dr Patrick Williams – Getting Naked With Your Clothes On

Dr. Patrick Williams shares how to model and foster authentic leadership with vulnerability and without...
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02 Loretta Cella – Moving Through Trauma

A powerful discussion on how people experience trauma, how the world can redefine trauma and...
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01 Olivia McIvor: Kindness as a Resilience Tool  

In this first episode of Leader Lounge Community Podcast, my interview with Olivia McIvor reveals...
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Coaching skills for leaders program is an effective way of learning to communicate with others, holding space, and allowing individuals to be seen and heard, realize their potential and come to their own conclusions. Our leadership team now has more insight, skill and knowledge to help our clients. April’s coaching was amazing! I strongly recommend the coaching skills for leaders program.

Leadership Team, New View Society

April is a careful listener *as well as* a masterful questioner.  But April brought one more piece:  She is also a motivated changemaker.  April wants me to be a better leader and brings motivation and urgency to our work, working TOGETHER in the truest sense of the word.”

Kelly Han, Executive Director, Hudson Out of School Care Society

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April has a natural ability to listen and highlight my unique strengths that helped me become more organized, inspired, and motivated as an entrepreneur. She will challenge you and hold you accountable. April is an amazing business and life coach looking I look forward to working with her again as I continue to grow my local business!

Chanel Choquer, RMT, Sunshine Coast Registered Massage Therapy

“April helped me gain the confidence to work smarter resulting in less stress, more referrals and a partnership deal that doubled my income and freed up more of my time.”

Rachel Manley, REALTOR®, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

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Kim Darwin

April’s expert guidance challenged me to dig deep and narrow my focus toward projects that align with my personal strengths and innate values.”

Kim Darwin, Mortgage Broker, Bayfield Mortgage Professional

“I was overwhelmed and stressed out at work. April gave me the meditation and communication tools to help me set boundaries and move forward as a leader.”

Terna Daniel, Managing Director, Serendipity Child Care Centre

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Lori Pratt

“April helped me to identify my long-term vision for my life and how I could step into the version of myself that I want to be.”

Lori Pratt, Politician, Sunshine Coast Regional District

About April

April Qureshi is a leadership coach, consultant & trainer, award-winning entrepreneur, speaker & storyteller, and best-selling co-author of four books. April is a Master of Arts in Leadership degree candidate at Royal Roads University, Victoria and designated Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). April is a certified Resilience and Emotional Intelligence facilitator from, a certified Advanced Yoga and Meditation Teacher from the Amrit Institute, Florida, and holds certification in Applied Neuroscience from The Neuroscience School, Montreal. She has over 15 years of experience leading small teams as an entrepreneur and 25 years of experience in leading teams in the not-for-profit sector. April is a 3rd-degree black belt in aikido, tennis player, Tough Mudder, and philanthropist. She loves spending time in nature and poking around in the garden.

MISSION Elevate our human experience.

VISION Elevating leaders with behavioural change for self-mastery and high performance through 1-1, group and team coaching.

VALUES Clarity. Commitment. Integrity. Trust.

I work with COURAGEOUS LEADERS AND TEAMS, including entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, team leaders, and executives, who are committed to optimizing their performance for self-mastery and professional growth.


April Qureshi

Great leaders focus on enabling others, helping people build confidence and aligning behaviours for a positive, lasting impact.


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