About Judy

Purpose - Passion - Participation

Judy Reynolds is a highly sought-after speaker with over 25 years’ experience as a highly regarded consultant to businesses from a diverse range of industry sectors. Her very successful clients have embraced Judy’s advice and support to take their businesses, their wealth and their lifestyles to new levels.

Judy founded her consulting firm after selling her award-winning accounting and financial planning business. The impetus behind this new chapter was to enable her to more effectively work on her passion – Judy believes that you do not have to lose in life to win in business. She knows that it is possible to design a really powerful business that enables the owners to live the lives to which they aspire.

Judy believes that enjoying a life well-lived and building a very successful business are not mutually exclusive – she has demonstrated through her many client successes that enjoying life and achieving personal goals is, in fact, a pre-requisite for maximising the performance of the business.

Judy takes business owners through her unique process to design and build a business that works for them. She sees profit as an enabler – it enables the owners to create the wealth necessary to fund their lifestyle of choice.

Given Judy’s diverse skills base and experience, she is able to provide practical high level advice on how to maximise financial outcomes in business and to inspire those people in business to build their business acumen and to achieve their personal goals.

Judy also works with professional women who are keen to discover how to win in life and to progress their chosen careers – to be the very best they can be, to create their own definitions of who they are and who they want to be. Judy is renowned for her mentoring and people development.

Judy provides expert opinion and comment to national publications and is a regular columnist. She is a sought-after speaker, sharing her proven business building strategies and inspiring others to recognise and achieve their potential.

She is a chartered accountant, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Bachelor of Business Degree (with Distinction).

Judy has an uncanny ability to see the untapped potential in people and their businesses.

Judy currently holds a board position and has been director and advisor to numerous organisations including chairing the National Sothertons’ Group of Chartered Accountants and the Rio Tinto Alcan Community Fund. This experience provides a large corporate and global perspective – a skill set which enables Judy to add even more value in the client relationship.

Judy has developed a unique formula which takes business owners through her process to design and build a business that works for them.  She sees profit as an enabler – it enables the owners to create the wealth necessary to fund their lifestyle of choice.

LIFE PLAN SUCCESS

``Winning in business does not mean losing in life`` Judy Reynolds

Speaker Topics

Judy Reynolds engages on the following topics:

BUSINESS SUCCESS

A different point of view – Winning in life, a prerequisite for winning in business

WHY KNOW WHY?

Knowing why you do what you do is where it all starts and finishes

GOAL SETTING

The power of setting a goal is in the point of reference

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Lifting the lid on the untapped potential, discovering it, owning it and living it

POWER TO CONVERSE

Connecting without the protection of technology – the new point of difference

INTENTIONAL IMBALANCE

Work life balance in its pure form is a fairytale – it’s all about intentional imbalance

STRATEGY & PLANNING

Innovative Strategy & Planning – why having a life plan matters and why it must come first

LIFE CHANGERS

We have everything we need to play a bigger game – believe it, discover it and play it

PURCHASE JUDY’S BOOK

A MUST read for anyone in Business

Book Cover for sharing

My Philosophy

It is possible to design a powerful business around your life plan, rather than have the business dictate how you will live your life - Winning in business, doesn't mean losing in life.

PURPOSE

I believe that the two most important days of our lives are the day we are born and the day we find out why. Being on purpose is the most powerful place to be.

PASSION

Purpose ignites our passion for life and living – and this passion brings with it energy, focus and joy.

PARTICIPATION

The power of knowing our purpose and having the passion for it, is in the participation – the desire to participate fully in life, to step up into our potential.

Timeline

  • 2015

    Presented at Shine Global Event in Sydney

    Presented at Shine Global “For Love or Money” Event, first in a series of three. TEDx Style presentation on ‘The 3 of Us’ including points of reference in decision making, and Panel discussions.

  • 2015

    Opening Speaker at IDTA Annual Conference on Gold Coast

    Opened the International Day Trading Academy Annual Conference speaking on Intentional Choices. Discussed proven system for trading business success without sacrificing your life. Explained how it is possible to design any powerful business around your life plan, rather than have the business dictate how you will live your life.

  • 2015

    Moderator for Innovation Australia Event in Sydney

    Moderated a table of leading female entrepreneurs at an Innovation Australia full-day event in Sydney.

  • 2015

    Presented Full Day Team Session for Private Company on Gold Coast

    How does a business, with a heart like this, turn up to play?

  • 2015

    Key Noted BOQ Specialist Sydney Women in Accounting Lunch

    Harnessing the Power of Intentional Imbalance – how it can enhance our personal lives and allow us to lead a successful professional life, without the guilt.

  • 2015

    Presented at JDL Strategies Event in Sydney

    Presented at Daltone House Sydney for JDL Strategies, on The Future of Money with respect to retirement.

  • 2015

    Appeared on Sky Business News

    Was interviewed on Sky Business News discussing why SME owners need to rethink retirement.

  • 2015

    Facilitated Private Workshop in Tuscany

    Travelled to Tuscany, Italy to facilitate a 5 day private workshop!

  • 2015

    Travelled to Antarctica for Entrepreneur Think-Tank

    Spent 10 days in Antarctica as part of Unstoppables ‘Fire on Ice’ Entrepreneur Think Tank.

  • 2014

    Presented at Beacon Conference in Fiji

    Presented at Beacon Conference in Fiji – Conversations by Design – connecting without the protection of technology

  • 2014

    Financial year end results published and life plan’s being lived

    Proof that we can have this and that.

  • 2014

    Key noted AIM International Womens day

    Living by Design – And that is by your design, you can choose

  • 2014

    Signed up for Antarctica

    Decided to take 116 entrepreneurs to Antarctica with the UNSTOPPABLES – very exciting

  • 2014

    Swam with the Whale Sharks

    Stepping outside my comfort zone and into ocean deep water!

  • 2013

    Workshop Facilitation

    Workshops, retreats, revives & they just get bigger & better

  • 2013

    Launched Opening Gates

    To progress my vision for people in business to win in life AND business AND play their biggest game AND increase profits.

  • 2012

    Sold Chartered accounting business

    Awarded for innovation & excellence – walking my talk

  • 2012

    Developed the formula for winning in business and life

    Incredible process and it works!

  • 2011

    Trekked in Peru

    Volunteering in schools and learning how the remote communities “work”

  • 2010

    Key noted Telstra woman of the year

    My journey without glass ceilings

  • 2009

    My epiphany year

    Decided to stop losing in life to win in business – to take back control

  • 2005

    Travelled through Europe and the UK with my sons

    Interviewed women about their roles, dreams & challenges

  • 1997

    Purchased accounting business

  • 1995

    Qualified as a Chartered Accountant

  • 1984

    Commenced my career in accounting

    Careerist, Mother, Student

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Contact

Judy is a highly sort after speaker with 25 years experience, speaking at over 200 events. Contact to connect:

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Phone: 1300 781 375
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