Janet has more than 28 years of experience consulting and leading culture development, change management, leadership and executive team education interventions to some of Australasia’s and Israel’s top 100 companies.
Prior to launching her consulting career she was Marketing Development Manager for Grace Bros’ department stores, now part of the Myer Group. She initiated her entrepreneurship journey by launching the first Australian based design management consultancy and worked with some of the world’s leading fashion and lifestyle brands.
Realizing that some of the best business plans often end up in the “bottom drawer” she became an implementation specialist focusing on the “how-to’s” of change. She developed her training, facilitation and coaching skill set, specializing in experiential and adult learning processes and in effecting mindset and behavior change.
She became a senior consultant at Corporate Vision, Australia’s first culture change and leadership consultancy specializing in custom designing and delivering culture development, transformational leadership and team effectiveness programs to the financial services, IT, professional services, and telecommunications and manufacturing sectors.
She is the CEO of her Australian based learning and development company, Compass Learning Pty Ltd http://www.compasslearning.com.au/ where she custom designed and delivered experiential based adult learning programs focusing on “bringing to life” the mindsets, concepts, principles and techniques of accountability, top team effectiveness and transformational leadership.
Janet is an ICF ACC certified executive coach, and a NLP certified presenter, trainer, facilitator and executive coach and has tertiary qualifications in Marketing, Adult Learning and Workplace Assessment and Training. She is an accredited consultant, trainer, facilitator and coach in the DiSC System and the MBTI Myers Briggs Type Indicator as well as a Master Practitioner of the Genos EI Tool (Emotional Intelligence) and the Richard Barrett CTT (Cultural Transformational Tools). She is Lifetime accredited in the Human Synergistics International Tools including the LSI (Lifestyles Inventory), LI (Leadership Impact), GSI (Group Styles Inventory), OCI (Organizational Cultural Inventory) and OEI (Organizational Effectiveness Inventory).
In 2010 she relocated to the Middle East and joined the Start-Up Revolution and founded ImagineNation ™ http://www.imaginenation.com.au a generative and provocative global innovation education company and recently returned to Australia with her family, pussycat and two naughty dogs and now resides in beautiful Bayside Melbourne.
She presents internationally on innovation, entrepreneurship and lean and agile start-up topics and recently presented at the UK based Disruptive Innovation Festival, Creative Innovation Conference in Australasia, at the Coaching Without Borders Innovation Workshop in Hungary, at the European Innovation and at the Entrepreneurship Conference in Brussels. She presents regularly at the online Global Women’s Leadership and the World Business and Executive Coaching Summits.
She is also acknowledged as one of the top 20 innovation bloggers at Innovation Excellence “the world’s most popular innovation blog.”
She is passionate about enabling people to be the best they can be, so that they can adapt, innovate, grow and flourish and has created a global eco-system of like minded thought leaders in innovation culture, learning and technology space.