Max Young

For over 10 years, Max’s passion has been exploring the next evolutionary step that provides people with real-world capacities and aspects for genuine leading to occur, to be expressed and embodied into behaviour.

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Max facilitates founders, leaders and managers in rapidly growing teams to scale performance and culture. Facilitating clarity and razor-focused development in individuals and teams - Max is a humble force for good. 

Drawing on advanced coaching methodologies (cognitive behavioural and self-actualisation psychologies) neuroscience and diverse enterprise, startup and high growth experience, Max has a unique mastery for development at different stages of growth. 

Max utilises his unique ability to feedback a person’s strengths and blind spots, enabling them to play to their talents, get out of their own way and to see aspects of themselves that they’ve not seen so clearly before. 

With this clarity they are empowered and motivated to actualise what is truly important to them, their teams and their businesses - ultimately, having a greater choice in how they want to lead themselves, and others.


  • Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro‐semantics and Meta‐NLP
  • Certified Practitioner of Neuro‐semantics and Meta‐NLP
  • Certified Integral-Semantic Facilitator
  • Associate Certified Meta-Coach
  • Member of the Meta‐Coach Foundation
  • Member of the International Society of Neuro‐Semantics
  • Bachelor of Economics (Finance and Economics)
  • Diploma of Financial Services


  • F4S Debriefs
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Leadership and Coaching workshops
  • Group and Team Facilitation
  • Marketing and Sales Consulting
  • Coach Mentoring


Max is an excellent coach and facilitator and is experienced both in the 1:1 and group space. His greatest ability is how quickly and easily he makes connections with people, helps people feel at ease and builds quality relationships. He is also talented at facilitating insight, challenging assumptions, and coaching people to achieve bigger goals faster. I highly endorse and recommend his craft abilities, skill and knowledge.

— James Hayes - Internal Coach, Canva. 

Thank you, Max, for the transformational work you did for me as my coach. I came into coaching unsure about what to expect and how I would benefit from it. You effectively changed that with skill and your down to earth approach to all the sessions. I am glad you kept the context always because it allowed me to discover my limiting beliefs and change for myself what I needed to change. I absolutely recommend you as a coach without reservations.

— Bernadette Taylor - Leader, Fiji Airways.

As a first-time entrepreneur, I found it immensely valuable working with Max. For your startup to grow fast, you need to grow faster, and you can’t always see what you’re doing wrong. Working with Max meant I could depend on someone to provide objective feedback. With that came the clarity and confidence I needed when coming up against the many challenges of a solopreneur. I’d highly recommend working with Max, whether it be developing interpersonal, self-management or leadership skills.

— Tyler Coates - Executive Coach, The Composed Mind. 

As a coach, Max was able to facilitate me through the process of uncovering self-limiting beliefs and patterns that were getting in the way of me showing up as my best self for my business. He was very skilled in asking me timely and powerful questions that enabled me to see things that I was avoiding looking at within myself and compassionately held the space for me as I processed. He tactfully challenged me when we both knew I was talking B.S and was able to work with me to reveal my blind spots, which enabled real transformation. Working with Max has helped me to get unstuck and have led me to be more aligned and productive in my work. I am now making a bigger impact in the work that I do in my business and in my relationships more broadly. So good, thank you Max!

— Amanda Zakhary - Founder, Holistic Services. 

Max has an incredible capacity to listen and feedback what he is hearing enabling me to get objective to what was getting in my way. He does this in the most authentic, quiet unassuming style and brings a depth of compassion and understanding to any struggles that I was experiencing. As a Coach, he is not without challenge, constantly holding me to account and my best description of him would be Ruthlessly Compassionate. I recommend Max to you if you are ready and willing to do your own work. Make no mistake he does not do it for you but is certainly with you every step of the way motivating, co-creating, reinforcing with the utmost of care and professionalism.

— Madeleine Robinson - Director, Madeleine Robinson Coaching and Facilitation.

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