Mary-Anne walks her talk. She is a past fitness instructor, personal trainer and massage therapist. She has overcome life challenges that would leave many discouraged. She is an adventurer at heart. In her 40's she backpacked solo through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Chile, and parts of Bolivia. She has trekked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, trekked to Everest Basecamp and Kilimanjaro. She has jumped out of a plane at 16500ft, and driven hot laps in a supercar. She has been a school Principal twice, organisational development advisor for over 900 staff, has extensive teaching and leadership experience in the primary and secondary education sectors. Mary-Anne has also been an Assessment Advisor and National e-Learning facilitator. She has multiple coaching certifications, teaching-related degrees and a Masters in Educational Leadership. She is NZ's Emotional Intelligence for Leadership Trainer, Coach and Assessor for an international emotional intelligence company based in London. Mary-Anne is now an international speaker, mentor and facilitator who works across education and corporate sectors. She is passionate about supporting others to create the incredible lives and workplaces they thought only existed in their dreams.