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Fiori
Giovanni

From child solider in Africa to successful business woman in Australia.

The simple act of changing your mind can change your life.
Profile

From the moment the whirlwind that is Fiori Giovanni hits the stage, she has her audience enraptured. At times laughing out loud, other times in tears and often deep in thoughtful silence as they travel an exciting and emotional journey that will change their lives.

Sure, Fiori’s extraordinary story is a route probably only a few other women in the world have travelled, but she tells it in a way that leaves her audience with the keys, tools, and attitudes that shape courage, resilience, real leadership and a shift in mindset.

Courage to tackle the changes they’ve dreamt about but for which they fear failure, Resilience to overcome challenges, Leadership to envision and define their goals and Mindset to shift from a victim to a victor. In a nutshell, Fiori shares a potent formula that empowers others to overcome problems, both big and small.

All the above traits are something that Fiori has needed in massive amounts being born in a war-torn African and overcoming the challenge of a pubescent arranged marriage, and as a teenager being mandatorily subscripted into the army and clinging to life in a leaking boat loaded with refugees. She had the courage to survive and learn from these experiences to become a serial entrepreneur, a #1 best-selling author, media commentator, human rights activist, proud mother of two and sought-after Keynote speaker.

Current Work:

Fiori believes that the reason she has been hired is to change the thoughts, words or deeds of her audience. Thus, she always carefully tailors her presentation to achieve the required result. Each presentation is, therefore, unique.

No matter what the keynote, Fiori connects deeply with every audience member as she shares her wisdom. After hearing Fiori speak, audience members are uplifted by her spirit, inspired by her courage and motivated to take action.

Fiori is also CEO of Transformations Coaching Group and Co-founder of Transformed Outcomes where she partners with high-level executives in her capacity as an Executive Business Coach to develop leadership skills, build high-performance sales teams, drive profits and tackle major challenges.

Additionally, she is the owner of My Mind Valley, an online product hub for those seeking fulfilment, confidence and clarity through affirmations. Fiori believes affirmations are one of the most profound and effective ways to implement personal change. She owes her very survival to their potency. My Mind Valley houses over 30 affirmation topics, which are available in audio, video and eBook formats at www.mymindvalley.com

In addition to her best selling memoir, Defy your Destiny, Fiori’s writing has been published in a book titled Letter to my 21-year-old self which will raise money for Sydney’s only daytime women’s refuge, Lou’s Place. Her letter will feature alongside letters by Oprah Winfrey, Collette Dinnigan, Lisa Forrest, Claudia Karvan, and more.

Fiori’s work has been published in the book It Is All Possible by former world champion yachtsman Rob Hartnett.

Fiori has appeared on screens and publications around Australia including Studio Ten, The Herald Sun, Latte, Woman of Style and Substance, F Magazine (a publication celebrating female success) and Sunraysia Daily.

Expertise
Talking Points

Authentic Leadership

Authentic leadership is one that develops and sustains a positive culture that supports its people while growing its company's bottom line?

Key Takeaways:
- A new wave of leadership
- Build a team that thrives in times of disruption and change
- The mindset you need to lead with purpose and focus

Resilience

Make your most painful walk your most triumphant journey.

Key Takeaways:
- Learn how adversity breeds bravery
- Learn how fate does not have to be fait accompli
- How to challenge the status quo and courageously take the path less travelled

Mindset

Change your mind to change your world.

Key Takeaways:
- The different types of mindsets
- How your mindset is keeping you hostage.
- The tool you need to help you reprogram your mind for success

Courage

Displaying courage is often one of life's most difficult challenges, yet crucial to realise our dreams.

Key Takeaways:
- Where to get it
- How to get it
- When to use it

Mental Health

No one is ever a victim, only a circumstance of our mental programming, all of which can be changed, if willing to change.

Key Takeaways:
- Why experiencing pain is a powerful pathway to mental strength.
- The one simple practice that will change the behaviour of your brain.
- The honest conversation we must have with ourselves if we are to build healthy, positive, resilient minds.

Culture Change

When we strip ourselves from all the cultural beliefs and connotations that no longer serve us, what we are left with is endless possibilities for success and happiness

Key Takeaways:
- What it takes to create a kind, productive, harmonious society.
- What it takes to break the chains of mediocrity and sky rocked ourselves to new historic heights.
- What it takes to create the mindset and culture it takes to be happy and successful both at home and at the workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion

Every child has the potential to achieve remarkable things but for many people that potential is cut short by discrimination and inequality.

Key Takeaways:
- How to Challenge our own unconscious biases.
- How to break free of our own limiting beliefs.
- How to recognize areas we can be held accountable and be the change we want to see.

Preparing for What is Next

Cultivate Success in the ideas and a creativity-driven new society.

Key Takeaways:
- How to see the abundance of opportunities that lies in the 21st century.
- How to embrace the limelight of change by building your resilience.
- What to Unlearn and learn to succeed in the next century.

Women in Leadership

Every woman is capable of achieving outstanding things - but you can't do it alone just like anyone else.

Key Takeaways:
- How to defy the inevitable challenges of being a woman.
- How to harness your inner lioness and elevate yourself, your team and business.
- Tools you need to connect with your luminous and brilliant self.
Media
Feedback
Fiori is a pleasure to work with and she really takes the time to understand the needs of her audience. I invited her back to speak for us without hesitation. As well as being dynamic and powerful, Fiori has a strong presence and connects and interacts powerfully with her audience. Her message is both relevant and inspirational. Her presentation inspired me to reflect on my own life, after which I felt motivated and energised to make important changes. Fiori's keynote will open your mind to unlimited possibilities. It's an empowering experience. thanks Fiori CPA Australia

Fiori's powerful personal message inspires everyone to believe they can overcome any obstacles in order to achieve what they want. No matter what the topic, Fiori can be relied upon to deliver an engaging, entertaining and thought-provoking presentation.

Oracle

Fiori is a dynamic and engaging speaker. Myself and the rest of the audience were mesmerised from start to finish. We were also motivated by her energy, inspired by her story and enthused by her sense of humour. Fiori is a genuine, authentic speaker who provides realistic and practical tips. Anyone who implements her strategies and tips will improve their performance in life. It's rare to see a speaker make such a lasting impression, but Fiori has done just that!

AMES Australia

Fiori had previously presented at a CPA discussion, and had received so many accolades that she was asked to return. Prior to seeing her speak, we were told that Fiori delivered an unforgettable, empowering and educative session, and that she kept her audience on the edge of their seat the entire time. When I finally attended her event, I understood what all the fuss was about! Her seminar was indeed inspiring, riveting and fun. She kept us engaged by asking powerful, thought-provoking questions. She also maintained our energy throughout the session with unique physical activities. Fiori is the perfect balance between being con dent and unassuming. She commands attention in any room with her poise, warmth and assuredness. I would love to listen to her speak again.

Lewers Research

Fiori is one of the most dynamic and engaging speakers that I have seen in a long time. There is really nothing she can’t do and when you’re with her you feel the same.

Plan International
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