Jackie Furey is a world-class speaker, corporate adviser and executive coach, who tackles crucial business issues including customer retention, teamwork, leadership, change, ethical behaviour and workplace relationships with humour, warmth and wisdom. For over 15 years, Jackie's unique insight into human behaviour has provided individuals and organisations with knowledge, along with step-by-step strategies and practical techniques that assist them to fulfil personal and corporate objectives. Jackie is a very funny and impactful speaker.
Currently hosting her own show called "From Bedrooms to Boardrooms" on Sydney's Mix 106.5 on love, life and work.
Jackie Furey is the principal of Bedrooms to Boardrooms – an organisation that specialises in assisting people to bring out the best in themselves and the people around them. She travels internationally and nationally delivering presentations, facilitating workshops and conducting individual and group consultations.
Jackie is a university-trained psychotherapist based in Sydney Australia. She is known both nationally and internationally for her wisdom, wit and down-to-earth approach. She cites her Irish heritage with giving her the ability to get the story of “From the bedroom to the boardroom - it’s all about performance” across to the audience in an entertaining, enlightening and thought-provoking way.
Jackie makes frequent guest appearances on radio and television, and her opinion is cited in the print media on topical issues. She currently hosts her own radio show called Bedrooms to Boardrooms® on Sydney’s leading radio station MIX 106.5 where people “Chat with Jack on life, love and work”. Jackie also made a documentary with ABC Australia and BBC UK on balancing work with home, “Welcome to Intimacy” – looking at how our decisions and actions create our environments.
For over 15 years Jackie’s unique insight into human behaviour has provided individuals and organisations with knowledge, along with step-by-step strategies and practical techniques that assist them to fulfil personal and corporate objectives.
Jackie’s passion for truly understanding the people of the company and industry that she addresses results in high content, customised presentations that breakdown barriers and instil unity, teamwork and an optimistic and professional attitude amongst staff.
An innate understanding of what drives people has resulted in her helping many organisations align staff, professional and personal goals with corporate strategy. As a speaker or group facilitator, she offers a fresh perspective on issues that management and employees face on a day-to-day basis.
Whether on stage before thousands, working with a handful of senior executives in the boardroom, or facilitating workshops on the factory floor, Jackie engages the audiences' attention with thought provoking insights, rich content, and humorous anecdotes. It is all about performance – and Jackie delivers!
With a mix of corporate, non-profit and government experience Jackie has developed a broad knowledge base of various working environments. Some of her clients include: The Royal Bank of Scotland - England/Scotland, The Royal Bank of Canada – Vancouver, Rogers Radio Station – Canada, GWR Radio Station – UK, Australian Radio Network, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Qantas, Royal and Sun Alliance, Sunccorp Metway, Price Waterhouse Coopers, NSW Probation and Parole Service, McDonald’s Aust. Ltd, Land Property Information NSW and many more…
• Corporate behaviour and business objectives
• Emotional Intelligence for Leaders
• Keys to Peak Professional and Personal Performance
• Fundamentals of Team Success
• Achieving balance between the personal and professional
• Customer Relationship Management
• Aligning people's (professional) goals with corporate strategy
• Stress management – conduct meditation/creative visualisation workshop.
• Goal setting objectives - for management groups.
• Conflict resolution – facilitation workshops.
Jackie’s signature speech – Bedrooms to Boardrooms: “It’s all about performance” - covers the following topics:
• “Why we do what we do with who” – a humorous psychological look at 24 hrs in the life of a human!
• “Men and women and the ‘bit’ in the middle”
• “A check up from the neck up” – what is going on in our heads (and the heads of others!!)
• “How to deal professionally in the workplace with people who make everything personal”.
• “Relationship Management – dealing with clients, peers, customers, employees, and bosses, partners, children, in-laws, out-laws and many more.
Jackie Furey has been an integral part of the many recent successes of Australian Radio Network as a prime driver of our key client sales programs through the Opportune Network, as a Life Coach for critical on-air talent and even as an on-air talent hosting the new innovative show, ‘Bedrooms to Boardrooms’ on Mix 106.5. I appreciate her intelligence; her energy and her passion in helping ARN reinvent and rebrand itself as Australia's leading radio network.
Australian Radio Network
Brilliant Speaker. Extremely funny and entertaining while still hitting the message home. Lives up to her words – “It is all about performance” – she delivered a brilliant one. Thanks a million.
I engaged Jackie Furey to deliver a presentation to our general management team on personal accountability. Her presentation was dynamic, entertaining and thought provoking. I found her style to be professional, warm, funny and engaging – a memorable performance.
Vero Insurance Australia.
Jackie Furey certainly delivers a fabulous presentation – one of the best speakers I have had the pleasure to listen to. She has the ability to be very entertaining while coming across as an expert in the field of relationships and communication. Our clients loved her.
Royal And Sun Alliance
I loved Jackie’s presentation. She is a very talented woman who is able to engage both men and women easily with her easy going yet hard hitting style! Fabulous style and content. A great performance – thankyou.
Jackie is fantastic. We loved her. What a great delivery. Very funny and so sharp. Knows how to work the room! Had everyone totally engaged. People were talking about her presentation long after she had left the stage.
Rarely does a speaker make such an effort to understand who we are and what we do. Jackie nailed our challenges and encouraged our business clients to be innovative." The audience hung off every word. Articulate, passionate and Intelligent – she educated, informed and entertained us brilliantly. We would highly recommend her for any organisation wanting to deliver a first class Keynote or workshop.
Royal Bank of Scotland – England.
Your charisma and content left everyone with greater professionalism, presence and the ability to persuade, manage expectations and deal with difficult behaviour.
Within minutes of listening to Jackie Furey I was aware that in choosing her as a Keynote speaker and workshop presenter for one of our leading conferences I had acted wisely. Jackie is a natural entertainer and is able to use this skill to get the message you want delivered in a professional arena.
Rogers Radio Canada
Absolutely a first class performance from a true professional. She was easily able to hold the attention of our senior executives and our juniors all at once. The feedback was fantastic. She delivered exactly what she promised – and more.
McDonald’s Aust. Ltd
Jackie Furey made our keynote presentation ‘bringing out the best in people’ at our Managers Conference entertaining (so funny), enlightening (quality information), and stimulating (thought provoking). She captivated our audience and held their attention long after the keynote presentation had finished. Thank you Jackie.
Vero Insurance Australia
“Excellent! Jackie was the highlight of our conference and this is testament to her thorough preparation. She understood our brief and audience and delivered a most amusing, thought-provoking and entertaining keynote. She had everyone eating out of the palm of her hand! Her workshops were equally successful – it was so full, we had to keep the doors opened!”
QLD Association of State School Principals
“Delightful lady, a pleasure to work with, would be happy to work with her any time. Quick wit and very topical but with a serious message to deliver”
Spoke about bringing the best out in yourself in a natural and encouraging way. Very easy to listen to.
Gundagai Public School
“Jackie was highly entertaining, humourous and a thought provoking message in her presentation..”
Lake Macquarie City Council
Very easy to listen to and presents an excellent message in a very relaxed and fun manner.
This was the second time we had used Jackie and she just keeps getting better and better.”
Junee North Primary School
“Jackie was well received as a presentation and was a very easy person to deal with.”
The Conference Team