Jamie Fitzgerald strives for success in everything he does, and is constantly searching for new ways to test his own boundaries. Early in 2007, Jamie became the first ever Kiwi to reach the South Pole unsupported on foot with fellow adventurer Kevin Biggar. This 52-day expedition created media attention world wide as they implemented a 'business-like' approach to reaching success.
Jamie's other sporting achievements include the world record for rowing across the Atlantic Ocean (5000km) in a tiny row-boat, wins against both Cambridge and Oxford rowing crews during his management and marketing degrees, elite representation with New Zealand Rowing and double New Zealand representation in rowing and surf lifesaving.
Jamie's professional career has included marketing, financial, agricultural and education sectors. Whether using examples from growing his farm fencing business, or improving bottom-line performance during his various bank manager roles, Jamie's rich supply of theory and real-life examples proves his ability to translate theory into action steps is very hard to beat.
Jamie has indepth experience working with businesses on strategy implementation and organisation effectiveness – leadership development, management training and executive coaching. Instructional design, facilitation and adult learning methodologies. Programme development and large-group event design.
Jamie worked with Rugby New Zealand 2011 and its Tournament workforce, Team 2011.
Jamie's speaking and facilitation experience is enormous, with feedback to prove the quality of Jamie's delivery. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world have benefited from his inspirational, insightful and compelling messages. Jamie's knack in turning his messages into meaningful dialogue between audience members is a tribute to his ability to 'shape conversations' too. Skills such as dealing with uncertainty, team effectiveness during the economic downfall, goal setting, communication techniques, dispute resolution and reaching objectives are among some of his strengths.
Jamie and Kevin also feature in top rating TVNZ series First Crossings.
His ability to relate to any audience, and develop client specific presentations and workshops lead to very satisfied (and inspired) organisations! In short, Jamie's inspirational messages are changing peoples' lives.
Jamie is an amazing speaker and would be sure to wow your audience.
- Facilitation and Consulting
- Goal Setting
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