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Life is the way it is!

In these uncertain times, it can be easy to lose sight of the important things in life. But as Virginia Satir once said, “Life is not the way it is supposed to be. It is the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.”…

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Leading Engagement

So many of my clients are telling me that one of their key issues is engaging their teams in the current hybrid environment. As a leader, (or parent!), our job is to: And why does focusing on joy at work matter in the corporate world? Because it increases sales 37%.…

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10 Tips for Joy!

WHEN YOU FEEL DISENGAGED, UNMOTIVATED, OVERWHELMED – OR ANYTIME! 1. Your view of the world. Your perception. Your focus. – Do every morning. How you are looking at what is going on around you or in your life can be scary or exciting! I learned this first hand when I moved back…

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From Burnout to Joy

So… we are supposed to be ‘back to normal’ but nothing is ‘normal’! Uncertainty and fear are still simmering in the background of pretty much everything we do. It’s hard to find people for jobs so those of us who are working feel we are doing the jobs of two…

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Recreating Work – Post Covid

Well we are finally, almost, kind of back to work! Everything is different and a surprisingly large number of people are expressing concerns about coming back to the office – largely because it means interacting with people again – colleagues or customers. This is a BIG issue! And fear is…

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Amanda Gore Virtually! Engaging. Funny. Energetic. Interactive – it’s possible!

Along with many others, Amanda’s world as a speaker was transformed overnight with COVID. Her journey of pivoting and re evaluating everything she was doing has deepened her level of empathy and experience and has given her many new stories and concepts that are so relevant for adapting to ongoing…

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Re-wire Your Brain For Joy – Literally…

Online + In Your Own Time! What we tell ourselves, the stories we repeat inside our heads about ourselves and others create our perceptions, expectations and therefore reality! So if we can change our mindset by changing our beliefs; and change our beliefs by changing our thoughts – you begin…

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AM I OK on R U OK Day!

It is a wonderful sentiment to be asking others if they are OK – and helping supporting them if we can. At the same time how many of us are asking ‘Am I OK?’! Much like the instructions given when oxygen masks fall in a plane – ‘put your own…

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How to wake up on the right side of the bed

Living with uncertainty and constant change, when everything we felt comfortable with is seemingly taken away, waking up full of enthusiasm and energy every day can be a challenge! Inspiring others as a leader, encouraging colleagues or performing at your best at work and home seems impossible if you are…

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Amanda Gore – Educator of the Year 2021

I was honoured by the Professional Speakers Association this past weekend – and I am deeply grateful. I was awarded the Educator of the Year Award! I think I was born an educator! No wonder they called me motor mouth at school. LOL. Even as a physio, I used to…

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5 lessons from the 2020 – the ‘WTF year from hell!’ – How to thrive during uncertain times.

There are only a few people, or businesses, who have found themselves thriving under the current circumstances! I wondered if it would be useful to share some of the lessons I have learned from my experience of COVID mania!  Read on if you think you would like to hear more…

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The 3 ‘F”s – the secrets of how to be happy! – Holiday Message 2020

COVID Christmas/ Holiday Cheer – it’s an oxymoron!! But keep reading and it will make sense! Well, as everyone has agreed……bring on 2021!  The restrictions on what we can do in the holidays have seriously curtailed what matters most to humans – their connection to other humans. However, we are…

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Feeling Good About Yourself – Why Your Wellness Is The Key

Recently, I was listening to a presentation on WHY clients would book a speaker – or any consultant. And of course it was for the benefits that person or service can bring and the results. This has not changed as a result of COVID! In fact, in some ways it’s even more…

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Amanda Gore is a stand-out and creates energy and engagement both live and virtually.

One of the most essential ingredients for a great conference is the keynote speaker.  Working with a seasoned audience who have experienced hundreds of motivational speakers, I avoid speakers that deliver the same-old-same-old messages in a way that provokes weariness.  I first selected Amanda in 2008 as an afternoon speaker…

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6 Habits of Highly Resilient People

TAKING THE STRESS OUT OF EVERY DAY! Every morning they wake up and say today I choose joy – consciously – and then; They observe their thinking all day and stop thoughts that create stress. They work at being present in every moment and not worry about or dwell on…

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