Speaker . Author . Educator

An army sniper, a magician, a globe trotting TV cameraman walk into a bar...

No joke! I've been all three. The simple truth is I was not gifted in any of them. I learned that productivity and resilience and attitude trumps talent. I learned every workplace is a university or a prison and I held the keys. Is this a message you want your employees to hear?

We need to get employees and employers talking. 

Employees are unhappy; two thirds simply don't want to turn up to work. Employers are unhappy too; they don't know what to do. The answer lies in the middle and it's something we have all forgotten about. It's called personal responsibility.

Does My Job Suck Or Is It Me?

The one question anyone unhappy in their work has to ask and answer before looking for another job job is does my job suck or could it be me? If you don’t answer this question you may be walking away from the most valuable asset you have already have: the job you are in. This book shines a light on the blindspot so many people have about the opportunities they already have at their fingertips but nobody has bothered to show them.

Reframe

Here's a $5 solution to a billion dollar problem. Once staff accept personal responsibility for their work you certainly will have higher productivity. You will have less absenteeism. You will certainly have lower turnover and, therefore, lower cost of employment. But most of all, you will be able to do more with less, which means your salary and wages costs will be down, giving you a higher profit.

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"I don't think we have ever had such an entertaining and educational feature at any previous meetings. The most impressive point is that each of our 115 attendees could take something practical away that they could use on a daily basis in their workplace, I really don't think I have seen a group of medical professionals laugh that much!" Adam Westerink- Australian Institute of Radiography

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Keynotes that get audiences leaning in

The Greatest Illusion

Magicians force an audience into using mental shortcuts. These same mental shortcuts are what hold us all back day to day in life, in business, in relationships. I pull back the curtain on these assumptions that will help save the audience time, money and lost potential. All illustrated with audience pleasing magic. This talk gets delegates talking about your event.

$5 Solution To A Billion Dollar Problem

We’re in an employee engagement crisis. Billions of dollars are lost to low productivity. Companies are struggling. With rollicking stories and eye popping magic I encourage deflated employees to accept that their future is their responsibility. Only then will attitudes change, will their opportunities improve, the relationship with their employer lifts, and the future can look bright again. This talk challenges delegates' thinking.

Unlikely Teachers

I introduce the audience to characters I wrote about in my popular memoir The Second Best Job In The World - the extraordinary adventures of an ABC cameraman. Engaging stories from death row and helicopters balanced with laugh-out-loud moments, inspiring characters, simple truths and actionable messages. This talk sets a tone of real opportunity. Great for kicking off conferences.