Meet Team Josie
Executive Assistant & Office Manager
Liv joins Team Josie with 10 years of administrative experience. Liv is a creative, solutions-focused thinker who loves to get procedures in place to maintain a streamlined workflow. She manages Josie's wild ideas and schedule, and is a God send! Liv is passionate about natural health and wellbeing and has been a fan of Josie's work for some time before joining Team Josie.
Projects & Marketing Manager
Rachael comes to the team with over a decade of experience working on wide-scale project development initiatives. She was a key account and operations manager in former roles and now plays a major role in project managing exciting developments at Josie Thomson HQ. Rachael brings dynamism and marketing flair to her role, with a truck load of enthusiasm for assisting to make a bigger positive difference in the world.
For the Last 14 years Terri has been working with and mentoring clients across the globe in the areas of business tactics and growth, money management, leadership guidance and personal empowerment. Just like Josie, Terri is a graduate of the Neuroleadership Group (formerly known as Results Coaching Systems).
With 3 degrees under her belt including arts, teaching and psychology she works with our clients in creating a lifestyle that truly reflects who you are as a person. She also encourages you to take time out to celebrate even the small successes, to treat yourself and to truly enjoy life.
Jennie is a mother, grandmother and successful business woman who loves life and coaching business owners.
Known as ‘the people connector’ her greatest passion is to help and support people to understand the power and benefits of relationship building. Jennie is a coach, mentor, and speaker in both business and personal development. Jennie has a Diploma in International Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring.
Judy Williams has worked closely with Josie since they both graduated from formal coach training in 2001. Judy has a Post Graduate Certificate in the Neuroscience of Leadership and Executive Masters of Neuroleadership. Judy is a Master of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and uses her extensive coaching, neuroscience and NLP skills to assist clients to achieve success.
As a coach, Judy works with clients from business owners, senior and middle level managers, individuals and students. She is accredited in My Brain Solutions Leadership Assessment (MBSLA) Program and SEI Emotional Intelligence assessment.
Marty works with people who are interested in improving themselves, so they can survive and thrive in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) World.
His clients have been touched on many levels by his professional, natural and amiable style of Leadership Coaching. Marty calls this “gentle assertiveness” whilst maintaining a clear focus on results. Given his extensive experience in the media and communication, Marty knows what works in reaching people in ways that inspire and effect real positive change in their work and personal life. 'To balance life's demands and commitments so you can truly live and love everything you do' is his motto.
Marty has also faced major life threatening illness and says of his experience: “You really know you’re alive when you have the courage to let go and know everything is going to be okay.”
With a passion for helping others reach their true potential, Brendan has spent more than a decade leading people, coaching leaders, teaching corporate learning, and supporting leadership and talent development in finance, insurance, and aviation, as well as working with clients in mining, corporate, not-for-profit and primary industry at one of Australia’s fastest growing motivation and behaviour strategy start-ups.
With degrees in Business Management and Communication, as well as qualifications in executive and team coaching, Brendan applies a behavioural science lens to help individuals, teams and organisations tap into their potential, and improve performance in an authentic and sustainable way.
Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz
As one of the world’s leading experts in neuroplasticity and the co-founder of the NeuroLeadership field, Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz is a sought after speaker, best selling author, advisor to the film industry and consultant to organizations. He is the best selling author of 'Brain Lock', The Mind & The Brain and his latest - 'You Are Not Your Brain: The 4 Step Solution'. Dr Schwartz paryners with Josie each year to deliver a global web-based masterclass series designed to teach people how to harness the full potential of their brain to transform thinking, end unhealthy habits, and take control of their life.
Dr Schwartz has also partnered with Josie in delivering keynote presentations across the globe at major conferences, including a number of tailored in-house corporate workshops relating to the neuroscience of leading and navigating change effectively. One of their most sought after workplace programs is Mindfulness, The Brain and Business.
For the past 13 years, Vashti Whitfield has been working as a specialist in harnessing human potential. She has coached, facilitated and consulted with organisations, businesses and professionals across the globe. Vashti has also designed and delivered multiple in-house coaching programs and assisted a diverse array of organisations in adopting a coaching culture.
Vashti has coached energetically and extensively at executive and senior management levels, and with a remarkable client base from celebrities to CEOs, working collaboratively to hone their capacity to create a life and legacy aligned with their true potential. Described as tough but soundly inspiring, Vashti is often matched with high-level candidates for whom support, training and co-creation are paramount to maximising leadership, professional success and personal satisfaction. She is the current resident Life Coach and blogger for Yahoo!7 and a sought-after speaker known for her 'intuitelligence,' wit and engaging speaking style.
Leith James is a sound healer and Gong guru. Leith partners with Team Josie in delivering powerful and impactful Gong Sound Meditation experiences as part of Josie’s signature Neuroscience of Resilience workshop and presentations. Gong Sound Meditation is a deeply relaxing and therapeutic experience aimed at supporting relaxation of body, quieting and calming of mind, and effectively enabling a reprieve from daily stresses and worries. Benefits support your commitment to providing sustainable safety, health and wellbeing for your workforce as well as adaptively add to bottom line results.
Leith is truly passionate about his craft and Josie has experienced first-hand the significant benefits people gain from Gong Sound Meditation sessions. Corporate Wellness programs and Gong Sound Meditation sessions can be customised and delivered in-house. Watch a demonstration.
Heather Price, is a Trainer in Shamanic Path and Practice and Wisdom for Wellbeing in Life and Business. She holds a B.SocSci.Couns. is a clinical member of the Queensland Counselling Association (QCA) and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). She is also an inspirational speaker and collaborates with Josie to co-facilitate powerful transformative experiences, retreats and workshops in shamanic wisdom for personal and professional development, and holistic wellbeing. Heather brings shamanic perspectives into the corporate world to inspire autonomous leadership, creative team building, psychological flexibility, adaptive resilience, and corporate 'dreaming'.
Daimien Patterson is a man on a mission (or three)! He has a proven track record for leading teams through most adverse extremes - including war. Drawing from his vast experience as a senior ranking officer within the military, and his entrepreneurial prowess, Daimien joins Team Josie with a wealth of knowledge, grit, charisma and tactical insight about leadership.
Daimien is the Founder & Director of Veterans 4 Youth, Founder & President of Military Cadets Inc, and CEO & Founder of Integrity Property Investor Services. Fraught with ‘landmines’ and the many ups and downs which go hand-in-hand with today’s fast-paced unrelenting corporate culture, Josie and Daimien collaborate to deliver new perspectives and thought leadership on what it takes to be a great leader in today’s world, to leaders and business owners across a wide range of industries.