How I went from 9-5 boredom to purpose-centred and passion-focused.
I didn't have a smooth ride into a life of purpose and freedom.
I started off in a small town in the north of Ireland, with loving parents and a humble upbringing.
Teenage-hood presented some challenges and I lost my way in school. Fortunately, I found passion in drumming - becoming a two time world champion by the age of fourteen.
I quickly realised...
"I'm not keen to follow the herd."
Global roaming, earthquakes, marriage, miscarriage & massive professional growth
I spent my early twenties roaming the world, creating income by setting up an international education & retail company.
My mid-twenties saw me get married in Australia, live through several massive earthquakes in New Zealand and settle into a mediocre 9-5 existence within the education sector.
And in the next few short years before I turned thirty I:
- Won seven world titles and multiple national titles
- Published two books
- Traversed a miscarriage
- Established a real estate portfolio
It was my 30's that brought about monumental change...
Finn came into my world, gifting me the opportunity to be a Dad. And boy oh boy has it been the most amazing experience ever.
I stepped away from the 9-5.
I retired from international competing so I could be a present dad...
I consciously uncoupled with Finn's mum.
And last but not least, I grew another thriving business.
I discovered that living a life of purpose was NOT at odds with helping other people do the same
As a seven-time world champion performer and sought-after success coach, I was able to create a powerful framework to help CEOs and Leaders make world-class their new standard.
Also, as a Dad who wants to empower future generations to take charge of their destiny and lower the teen suicide rate, I have embarked upon an epic book project. So far, I've interviewed many legendary dads including:
- Sir John Key, former Prime Minister of New Zealand
- Ndaba Mandela, ambassador to the United Nations and grandson of Nelson Mandela
- Richie McCaw, former All-Blacks Rugby captain and world champion
- Anthony Trucks, former NFL star and American Ninja Warrior
- Christopher Benjamin, President & CEO of Alexander and Baldwin
- Vahan Yepremyan, LA-based Film Producer and INC 5000 entrepreneur
I learned how to get rid of the "Time Thief"...
... to ensure that I will never have to explain to my son Finn why I missed another sports game or musical performance.
By intentionally leading my life ON PURPOSE.
One step at a time.
Over the years I've developed a reputation for helping people to find their purpose and grow as leaders "one step at a time"
I dive deep into the finer details of leading life and business with world-class as the measuring stick. I help others to create sustainable, world-class habits and beliefs.
I'm able to do this because I teach what I know.
I coach what I've personally done to build a life of purpose, going from bored and uncertain to passionate and decisive. To lead great companies, to lead a health-centred life, to lead a life of freedom... it all comes down to a simple framework. I've also helped many others become world champions, build epic businesses and take their leadership to new heights.
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A little about me
- Authored a best-selling book all about World Champions
- Can't get enough of pizza & popcorn on Friday's with my son and Caroline
- Recipient of 20+ World and National gold medals
- Nelson Mandela fanatic
- Can be found blasting The Zac Brown Band's, "Toes" on repeat