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    John Cooksey - Beyond Start-up Miracles

    John Cooksey
    John Cooksey
    Director
    Affinity People
    schedule 1 year ago
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    45 Mins
    Talk
    Intermediate

    The success of technology unicorns are a result of a clear plan and not 'start-up' miracles.

    Their investment in people ensures each team member has a significant impact on the success of an organisation and guarantees their business future.

    Let us show you how!

1. Who are you?

I have over 25 years’ experience in the provision of people leadership to sales, operations, human resources and marketing teams in Australia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and South Africa.

A certified Advisor (Advisory Board Centre) I provide guidance and systems to ensure clients partner with their employees to achieve individual and organisational excellence.

Current advisory roles include:

  • Startupbootcamp – Fintech cohort
  • Nihao Global – across Asia Pacific
  • Digital Willow – entry into the UAE & Middle East
  • Touch Projects – business growth across ANZ
  • Macquarie Graduate School of Management – chapter growth in Melbourne

I also work in the following ways with clients:

HR Advisory & Strategy

  • Implement ‘Path to Organisational Excellence’ system to enhance individual employee and overall company performance outcomes.
  • Use ‘3 Steps to A People Capital Plan’ process to create a people plan that complements sales, marketing and finance plans.

Executive Coaching

Leverage my experience as a Human Resources Director, Sports Psychologist and Business Owner to develop leadership skills that enhances their contribution to the organization:

  • Leadership Excellence – for business owners and general management
  • Emerging Excellence – for high potential employees and aspiring managers
  • Ready for Action – connecting teams for performance excellence

As the founder of Esprit Martial Arts, I understand the power of personal focus, resilience, and self belief for leaders and their teams.

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