Interactive keynote presentations facilitated by Executive Coach,
Jessica Symes Toomey MSc (CoachPsyc)

Jessica specialises in the following keynote topic areas.

Keynote 1:  ‘Career Confidence’

Learn how to take control of your career, create career confidence and create a path that is sustainable, purpose driven and based on your unique strengths, values and passions. Develop your mental toughness, strength and resilience to feel empowered in your own career. Look to behaviour change science, positive psychology, wellness science and goal attainment theory in the pursuit of the best, most resilient, positive, and resourceful version of you.

Career Confidence

Keynote 2:  ‘Women in Leadership’

Develop and refine your leadership capabilities, skills and toolkit. With a practical approach and the support of current thought leadership and models, this keynote will inspire you to be the most authentic leader you can be. In the pursuit of gender equality and equity we empower each other and empower ourselves to drive commercial success and look towards a future of Women in Leadership and Business with thriving, successful and motivating careers, and work life integration.

Keynote 3:  ’The Thrill of Creative Leadership’

We are resourceful, solution focused and innovative. We are also creative and learning the skills involved in utilising that creativity in leadership is essential. Creativity is key to collaboration and communication in supporting high performing teams and to developing passionate, innovative, and entrepreneurial individuals. Your career is a creative and innovative process and unpacking the theory and practical approaches to enhance creativity is an essential and joyful experience.

The Thrill of Creative Leadership
The Power of Personality to Realise Potential

Keynote 4:  ‘The Power of Personality to Realise Potential’

Realise your full potential by understanding your strengths, motivators and drivers to develop leadership, communication and collaboration skills. Engage the science of personality for team building, the creation of high performing team and to take a strengths-based approach to your career and of those of whom you lead. Jessica uses ‘Facet5’, the leading global personality tool to realise potential in her work with teams and individuals.

Keynote 5:  ‘The Art and Science of Career Conversations’  

Learn and imbed the practical skills and tools involved in having empowered career conversations with your people, and develop a tool kit of models and approaches to career coaching. Career development, mapping, conversations and coaching is the essential leadership skill moving forward. Being ready, confident and empowered to engage in coaching moments at any stage, as well as more formal coaching conversations will add enormous value to the engagement of your teams and your people.

The Art and Science of Career Conversations

Delivery style: 

Interactive workshop style keynote presentations using evidence based coaching psychology, autonomous adult learning principles, motivational theory, and behaviour change science. The purpose being, to engage, teach and promote self-reflection to create a call to action for the foundations of positive, purposeful change.

Jessica’s style is energetic, enthusiastic, passionate, entertaining, performative, creative, humorous, and sometimes wildly over the top. She is compassionate, knowledgeable, insightful, direct and tough but always empathetic, and believes everyone has the ability to change at the better.


60 to 90 minutes
Half day
Full day
Two day

Delivery method:

Face-to-face, virtual and hybrid.

Audience numbers:

From small teams to large group cohorts and beyond.

Audience demographic: From graduate program, early career to mid-career to cohorts of senior executives/ teams.

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