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A quote from a conference attendee, Mr S Mbokazi. "With her sharp mind, grit and vision, Cherona D is your unfair advantage."

"With her sharp mind, grit and vision, Cherona D is your unfair advantage." 
Mr S Mbokazi, conference attendee

About Cherona D

Connection Expert I Speaker I Coach

Cherona D is a sought-after keynote speaker, Neurolinguistics practitioner, and corporate trainer. She works with individuals and organizations to amplify their communication, connection and confidence so they can make an influential impact on their world. An entrepreneur, she started her training and development company in 2000 and continues to facilitate growth during conferences, private events or at her practice based in the tropical town of Richards Bay, South Africa. As coach, she mentors with passion, guiding her clients to effectively strengthen and elevate their leadership vision to new heights. Cherona D’s down-to-earth humour compels audiences to laugh while they learn. She is passionate about people, leadership and successful businesses, continually inspired to help people take their careers and themselves to unprecedented levels. As mental health advocate, she shifts boundaries, educates and aligns perspectives, to understand the importance of healthy mindsets. She works with diverse industries, including Production, Legal, Manufacturing, Engineering, Healthcare, Education and Non-profits.

Cherona D is known for her humour and weaving her stories of cringe worthy lessons in life and business. She is one of the most relatable and natural presenters you will have in your presence, but don’t be fooled by her effortless manner. She does her homework and years of working with diverse teams, quickly becomes very evident in her talks.

Incorporating her ConnectIn™ methodology to address, guide and practically incorporate self-regulating in the workplace, the aim is to build better relationships. It's vital that you understand emotions and feelings that influence your behaviour and how to prevent toxic deadlocks between your team and leaders. ConnectIn™ is aimed at creating a people centric culture that aspires continual growth and the resilience needed to achieve it, applicable to all members of an organisation, from frontline to leader. This is the authentic art of connection with self and others to restore accountability and work life balance.


client feedback


Although I knew of Cherona and her incredible talent for a while, I have only recently met with her to expand and improve my digital footprint. She is creative and inspiring, and her invaluable advice has already begun to pay off. Whether you are a business owner looking to improve social media presence or a student - like me - wanting a head start on networking, I would highly recommend meeting with Cherona. Her warm smile paired with her knowledgeable guidance are a winning combo, and the results are always outstanding!

Cheneille H - student of Kinesiology 

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