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Key Points for JJ Ferrari

  • JJ Ferrari was CEO for Anthony Robbins AU.
  • She has been the interim CEO and executive of three companies in three countries.
  • She is an international sales trainer and speaker.
  • JJ has coached and advised businesses in over 140 different industries.
  • She wrote Selling You and used it to train 10,000 long-term unemployed individuals to new results.
  • JJ has managed 300 seat call centres for high-end and luxury clients.
  • She has been an executive performance coach for corporations like PwC, St George Bank and KPMG.
  • JJ is an expansion marketing strategist for major brands in Australia and abroad.
  • Her 2016 TEDx Melbourne presentation, "Your Secret Self," received a standing ovation.
  • JJ is the CEO and Founder of Dance Monkey Design.

Topics for JJ Ferrari

  • Become. Attract. Create. Lessons from a lifetime of change
    In our constantly changing world, it's easy to feel as though the world is shaping our lives [or enterprises] rather than allowing us to do so. The reality is that we hold the keys to our own progress, attraction, and creation. Join JJ Ferrari on a captivating journey of personal transformation, where she shares her extraordinary story of change, transition, and profound self-discovery. Through the principles of becoming, attracting, and creating, JJ invites your audience to embark on a transformative quest, unlocking their true selves, reigniting their dormant dreams, and rediscovering their innate creative abilities. This is an invitation to explore becoming, attracting, and creating, and to place your audience on their own path to a remarkable life transformation.
    Key takeaways:
    • Intentionally stepping out of your comfort zones and into intentional living.
    • The process of aligning your actions with your true self and authentic desires.
    • How to tap into the energy of intention to draw the people, opportunities, and experiences that resonate with our deepest aspirations into our lives.
    • Learn to recognise and activate your innate creative power to become the architect of your live.
  • Fear into confidence
    FEAR has a long history in the human psyche. Everyone is afraid of something. Fear has been passed down down the years like a family heirloom by those we are meant to trust: family, friends, classmates, instructors, and authorities. Fear is held responsible for the majority of negative events that occur in our lives. Surprisingly, successful people seek out fear in all situations in order to make inspired decisions in the face of adversity when others might be afraid to take on the task. JJ has learned that fear is simply an energy that can be transformed into courage and confidence. She demonstrates to an audience that they do not want to become "fearless," but rather fear less. As JJ points out, if you realise that fear isn't a foe but rather a natural part of our makeup, you may learn to conquer previous anxieties and embrace its insights as a powerful friend.
    Key takeaways:
    • How JJ's lack of understanding of fear nearly killed her during her transition.
    • How to convert the power of fear into success.
    • How Can Fear Help Us Make Better Decisions?
    • How discomfort and the unknown are often the gateways to new achievements and breakthroughs.
    • How to rethink the way you perceive fear, pain, failure, setbacks, losses, and other negative experiences.
    • How to focus on growth and progress rather than letting fear dictate your outcomes.
    • How to reflect on past experiences, both positive and negative, to gain valuable insights and lessons.
  • The everyday ally - Fostering inclusion and personal growth
    The Everyday Ally is a game-changing presentation that provides audiences with a unique process JJ created when she herself need allies. But she discovered something interesting, she discovered people around her needed “her" to be an ally for them, so they could understand her transition and tap into her skills, talents and experience to help them in their life and career. Its a chance for individuals to find out what could make them a great ally, steps to accomplishing it and how to identify and leverage their star strengths. By understanding these ideas participants learn how to become exceptional allies and empower others. More importantly, JJ's presentation highlights something unexpected, the universal need we all have for allies. JJ shows them how to choose the best ally to assist them in conquering their own core weaknesses. When applied within a community or business culture, this approach creates surprising and immediate fostering of inclusion. Through this engaging and professional presentation, attendees will gain insights into their own capabilities
    and learn how to make a lasting impact.
    Key takeaways:
    • Discover your individual star strengths and core weaknesses for growth and fulfilment.
    • Use your star strengths to become a proactive and influential ally who makes an authentic impact.
    • Recognise allyship as critical role in fostering genuine inclusion and belonging.
    • Determine the ideal ally to enhance your biggest weaknesses, unlocking your fullest potential.
    • hrough the power of allyship, create a transforming culture of empowerment and unconditional support.
  • Leading from personal transformation
    When I embarked on my gender transition 10 years ago, I was clueless about what lay ahead. It wasn't as simple as setting goals and taking massive action; it was a daunting, uncharted journey. Desperate for guidance, I searched for answers but came up empty-handed. I realised I was alone in this, solely responsible for my own outcomes. So, I grabbed a blank notebook, and crafted a survival guide, drawing from my past successes and failures. I finally found a way out of the chaos, preserving my sanity. Now, 10 years later, I not only rely on these same tools that saw me through tough times, I also teach others to harness them for dealing with conflict resolution, resilience in chaos, and leadership through personal transformations. In this thought-provoking presentation, I will share my story of how embracing change has fuelled my journey towards an exceptional transformation. My aim is to guide the audience in recognising the transformative power within themselves and show them how to harness it to become impactful leaders who inspire and empower your teams to achieve greatness.
    Key takeaways:
    • Recognise that everyone goes through transitions in their lives, whether personal or professional.
    • Foster empathy and create a sense of solidarity with others.
    • Learn to cultivate adaptability to navigate through change successfully.
    • Take charge and become active in your personal and professional transformations.
    • Research, explore, and learn from others' experiences to gain valuable insights and perspectives.
    • How to share your knowledge and experiences to create a supportive community.
  • The communicator's edge - Influencing and persuading yourself and others to win and succeed
    JJ Ferrari is well-known for her abilities as a speaker, storyteller, and communicator.
    She's written books about selling yourself and coached tens of thousands of salespeople, negotiators, lawyers, and everyday individuals who want to enhance their careers. Learning to communicate more successfully entails learning how to establish trust, strengthen relationships, increase self-confidence, and urge others to take action. Great communicators are considered as more capable because they are influential and persuasive communicators, innovators, problem-solvers, and valued contributors in the workplace. Communication skills improve interpersonal connections, assist us to manage internal stress, and help us deal with the challenges of working in a fast-changing environment. The sale or conversation will take care of itself once you gain confidence in applying these concepts.
    Key takeaways:
    • How communication enables resources and opportunities.
    • Dispelling the myth that introverts are poor communicators and leaders.
    • Improved decision making.
    • Give you the three things successful communicators do after every communication.
    • 3 Key elements all great communicators have in common.
    • 5 steps you can use to create your own best communication style.
    • Give you 3 ways to handle the most common communication errors.
    • Allow you to handle basic objections, arguments and negotiations with greater ease.
    • How to improve written, phone and face-to-face or group communication.

Testimonials for JJ Ferrari

JJ is unapologetically JJ in a way that makes the audience feel safe, energised and motivated to make the world a better place. JJ has a humble approach to telling her story in the most honest and open way she can. JJ overlays important and complicated topics with humour and relatability, keeping the audience engaged for the entire session. We had absolutely glowing feedback from attendees, many saying it was the best LGBTQIA+ event they had attended at their time in the organisation. Highly recommend JJ as keynote speaker for any upcoming events. -Financial Services Client[Virtual presentation] I wanted to say a huge THANK YOU for joining us on Wednesday to share your story. We had over 100 people join the call and in the meetings I’ve had since Wednesday morning everyone has been talking about how much they enjoyed your presentation, what a refreshing view you shared, how thought provoking it was and what an inspiring story. You kept us all enraptured and we could have easily listened to you for another hour! It was so lovely to meet you and we wish you all the best.
McCain Foods

JoAnna is an inspirational and motivational speaker. Her passion is infectious, and she is able to engage her audience effectively and with verve. JoAnna is also skilled at distilling the main points of a presentation into easy to inspire and remember points. JoAnna inspires her audiences who are full of praise for both her speaking content and her presenting style.
The Stella Network
BT Financial Group

It was very obvious that our audience was astoundingly impressed with JoAnna’s presentation and we received a very positive response from all our attendees as well as in the feedback following the session. JoAnna speaks with conviction, clarity and humour and we would
welcome her back to speak with us any time.

JoAnna presented at our Spark the Change event and talked about bringing meaning and purpose to work. Jo's session was extremely well received, highly praised and top-rated in participant feedback. Engaging, memorable, inspiring and valuable- I absolutely recommend Jo as a presenter and speaker.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Australia

Dear JoAnna, on behalf of YWCA Australia I wish to extend our sincere thanks to you for presenting as a Keynote Speaker at the SHE Leads Conference. Participants feedback rated your presentation “Rethinking Life” as excellent and received a high number of additional
outstanding comments. We felt your presentation was an excellent way to end the conference and the way you delivered your presentation kept people engaged right until the end.

JoAnna was wonderful. She was energetic and passionate about giving her best presentation for our conference. Well in advance of the conference JoAnna reached out to get a better idea of the audience and displayed a sincere dedication to understanding the audience and working to achieve a presentation that would suit them and the room.
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation

[Virtual presentation] JJ was an absolute professional to work with, and she showed continued enthusiasm despite the challenges in attending and moving to a virtual format. Her openness and humility demonstrated on the day extended to everyone in the audience. Her
ability to share her personal life journey touched everyone in the room and brought us all closer to her and the truths of supporting and nurturing gender diverse work places and individuals within them. JJ has an engaging quality and gravitas to her stage presence. She captivated the 600+ audience, no mean feat when beaming in on video conference. We were delighted to have her as our keynote address at the Crown Perth PrideFest Luncheon and look forward to welcoming her back to work with the Crown community on future opportunities.
Crown Perth
Pride Committee

[Virtual presentation] A massive thank you JJ for contributing to yesterday‘s Masterclasses. It was such a lively and important conversation and we have been inundated with feedback from the community saying how valuable it was. Thanks so much for your important and considered contribution. I loved your perspective on all the questions. All my thanks again!
Business Chicks

[Virtual presentation] JJ was brilliant! The staff and executives found it incredibly informative and entertaining. It‘s amazing how much she was able to deliver in a 1 hr session! JJ is a pleasure to interact with, she really brings out the best in people and encourages

I had the pleasure of hosting JJ at the 2022 LVMH International Women's Day event. From the first point of contact to discuss the speaking engagement brief to the event follow up, JJ was so lovely to work with. JJ's warmth, positive energy, humour, expertise in personal development, diversity and inclusion, and her inspirational and engaging keynote and presentation totally blew our audience away. The team are raving about the event and quoting JJ weeks later. JJ's story is one of courage and transformation. Through her
journey she developed valuable frameworks and insights that have gone on to help others embrace every aspect of themselves as a means to leading happy and fulfilled lives, to realising their dreams and creating a culture of inclusion in their workplaces. I highly
recommend JJ for keynotes, training workshops and coaching.
LVMH/ Tiffany& Co

JoAnna was the closing speaker at our TEDxMelbourne 2016 event. She delivered the most powerful and passionate talk of the day and ended up with a well deserved standing ovation (hard to do on a TEDx stage).
TEDx Melbourne

I engaged JoAnna to be part of a panel discussing Homophobia and Transphobia in the workplace as part of Westpac Group's support for IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia). JoAnna was honest and open, sharing her experiences and raising awareness of overt and subtle transphobia. She is a great communicator and engages very well with her audience. We received great feedback and JoAnna was the stand out guest, with many learnings from audience members coming from JoAnna's input. I look forward continuing to work with her in the future.
St George Retail Bank

JoAnna, you absolutely rocked it! We have had so much amazing feedback. I don’t know if you noticed but you brought some of the room to tears, myself included, testament to the fact we were all with you every step of the way. You really inspired the group to know and
live their secret self.
Norton Rose Fulbright

[Virtual presentation] Just to let you know that the talk JJ delivered for us was very well received within Microsoft. We had a number of people commenting that the subject JJ spoke on ‘Leading through Personal Transformation’ was really relevant, especially as Microsoft have had a few roles impacted recently. The GLEAM team who hosted the event also commented how lovely and engaging JJ was.

JJ was such a raw, powerful and wonderful speaker across our IWD series in Melbourne and Sydney. She was such a fantastic addition to our line-up - we absolutely loved having her there!
Business Chicks

I wanted to send you a sincere and huge thank you for dedicating your time today, sharing your story and insights with the TikTok Australia team. It was the most sincere and authentic speech I’ve heard in a very long time. Thank you for having the courage to speak
about this and bring the conversation on identity, gender and humanity to the fore. It was greatly appreciated across the board.
TikTok Australia