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Transformational Change Expert & High-Performance Coach



Stephanie Bown helps leadership teams be better, together.

Stephanie is obsessed with the collective capacity for all humans to come together in small groups and make a difference. By exploring the bonds that tie and the moments that break, Stephanie inspires leaders to fully turn up, lean in, and leverage collective capacity achieve outstanding results.

Stephanie is the acclaimed author of Purpose, Passion & Performance: how systems for leadership, culture and strategy drive the 3Ps of high performing organisations; awarded one of Australia’s top 3 leadership books in 2021.

As an accredited facilitator for Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) and Company Director (GAICD), Stephanie deeply understands the challenges today’s leaders face. She works with directors, founders and executive teams to deliver talks and programs that embed high performance habits and drive transformational change.

Having completed a Masters in Organisation Dynamics, tertiary qualifications in psychology, neuropsychology, and positive psychology; as well as professional accreditations in validated psychometric tools; Stephanie has devoted her life to discovering the dynamics of individuals, teams and organisations.

Following a strong grounding as a management consultant with celebrated consultancy Nous Group; as well as several years as the in-house coach to the executive team at Swisse Wellness who delivered a record private sale of AUD $1.6 billion, Stephanie founded her own practice in 2015. From there, Stephanie has evolved to deliver thought-provoking content, programs and talks to leadership teams spanning all industries and continents that fundamentally change the way leaders and leadership teams operate.

Talking Points

The Bonds that Tie

Together is better than apart, but only if you fully turn up. The bonds that tie are the threads that hold teams together to be better together and achieve team synergy– where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
In this talk, Stephanie explores synergy as the intersection between individual thinking and collective capacity.

At this event, you will;
- Understand power dynamics that kill productivity and innovation
- Uncover the bonds that tie and how they relate to individual thinking and collective capacity
- Be inspired to turn, up, lean in, and share your voice to truly add value


Following disruption, change, transformation or turnaround, RE-IGNITE your organisations connection to purpose, RE-ENGAGE your people, and RE-ALIGN their performance expectations and commitment to an organisation’s culture.
In this powerful 90-minute keynote, Stephanie gives business leaders the insights and practical tools to navigate in a post-covid.

At this event, you will:
- Understand the new hybrid work paradigm and how we can get “the best of both worlds”
- Gain insight into new connected leadership styles – how to be a leader people love to follow
- Understand how to set personal boundaries to maintain positive work/life integration
- Take ownership and control of your own career trajectory – fully leveraging their strengths in service of the organisation’s purpose.

Uncovering the secrets to High Performing Teams

High performance is not a mystery and it’s not luck. There’s a system and process to how it works. To drive purpose, passion and performance leaders need to learn and adopt systems for high performance. Systems create habits, which create results. In her talk; Stephanie will lead us on an insightful discussion about systems for leadership, culture and strategy and how they work together to achieve the potential of your business.

At this event you will:
- Understand the drivers of Purpose, Passion and Performance (the 3Ps) in organisations
- Learn practical tips to drive the 3Ps performance for leaders at any level
- Be inspired by the stories of leaders who’ve built amazing cultures

Create Alignment

Find out the most effective way to foster alignment and drive high performance.
The biggest problem most companies have with strategy – is execution. High performing organisations set clear and measurable strategies and know which activities convert into results. Every person in the business understands what good performance looks like, and they understand how what they do, generates value – both for customers as well as for colleagues.

At this event, you will:
- Understand what leads to misalignment and breakdowns in strategy execution
- Learn about a proven process for strategy creation and execution that ensures your organisation remains adaptive and responsive in your chosen market
- Find out how to cascade strategy and align teams in ways that both motivate and inspire your people.
Stephanie facilitated the most wonderful online team building event for our growing team of staff. With a geographically spread hybrid team and lots of new starters, she easily understood what our objectives were and tailored a session to facilitate higher engagement, personal interaction, and a deeper understanding of one another. Stephanie’s energy is infectious and she understand how to make our online session fun. The team are raving about their experience and we look forward to using Stephanie again in the future to assist further develop our team. A1 Estimates

The key message was around the Systems of Leadership, and how they can be enabled. I would 100% recommend to buy the book and get Stephanie to come in and talk to your team.

Tennis Australia

An exceptional communicator, Stephanie had the full attention of the audience, sharing her insights and simple takeaways on how to effectively manage a team and providing simple but effective strategies that we could implement straight away.

Monash Business Awards
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