Make it your best year yet!

Dec 10th, 2018

Do you make written plans and goals for yourself each financial year? Most people make a few vague promises on New Year’s Eve. Most of those resolutions are forgotten before the year is half over. Almost no-one sets goals for the financial year. But setting professional goals for the new financial year makes sense. Why? […]

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Mindset and Weight Loss

Nov 12th, 2018

There is forever going to be people claiming to have the secret to weight loss – the special diet, the ultimate fitness program, the perfect pill.  If you want to lose weight it is easy to be drawn in by the lure of the easier or “only” way to get it right.  The reality is […]

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FIREUP Keynote Teaser.

Nov 2nd, 2018

Watch Kathy Mckenzie Speak to 300 employees of the Department of Humans Services in South Australia at their new Leadership initiative.  

5 Reasons you need a Career Coach

Oct 31st, 2018

Recently I presented at a conference with 300 people in the room and when asked how many had their careers mapped out it was a small proportion that raised their hands.  When I followed this up with a question about who visualised their future actively and regularly there was even less hands in the air.  […]

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3 Success Tip For Tradies

Oct 2nd, 2018

Get clear on your purpose for being in business Take time out regularly to goal set Allocate a regular review time to reasses   PURPOSE If I was to ask you what your purpose in business is what would you answer me?  Do you ever give any thought to the purpose you are serving by […]

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Are you ready to FIREUP your Small Business?

Sep 25th, 2018

As Director of FIREUP Coaching for 20 years I see so many Small Business Owners get caught with getting too busy to take the time out to step away from business operations and assess their business position, do a SWOT and set a strategy from that. This results in stress and often working really hard […]

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Sep 15th, 2018

Key message – you can make an enormous amount of changes in your life in 12 weeks. If you want to create change, you need to identify what it is in your thinking, what it is in your behaviour, that you need to change. It’s time to take ownership of the state of your life […]


Sep 15th, 2018

Sometimes by helping too much, parents have positive intentions but are actually disempowering their kids. It’s very important to actually know that point where you help them to identify their natural strengths and what THEY’RE good at. You have to make them responsible for developing those strength themselves. Parenting Hacks! – Transcript Talia: We can […]


Sep 14th, 2018

Kathy and Tony discuss Workplace Cultures, Ageism, and how it affect middle aged people entering the workplace. Kathy discusses the importance of keeping up to date with technology, and shows you how to demonstrate your worth in the workplace. Seek Feedback, keep learning, and show that you’re willing to do things differently. WORKPLACE CULTURES & […]


Sep 13th, 2018

Kathy & Talia discuss the challenges faced by Mums returning to the workforce after extended periods of absence due to Maternity leave. RETURNING TO WORK CHALLENGES – Transcript Talia: Anyone who’s taking a break from the workplace knows how difficult it can be to get back to work. Women with the added restraints of having […]

GETALIFE SEASON ONE EPISODE EIGHT | How to stay committed to exercise

Sep 12th, 2018

Kathy and Kylie discuss mindset techniques to help you to want to exercise, and also to stay committed to an exercise program. Every person is different and requires a different approach when it comes to finding out what works to keep us committed to gym. How to stay committed to exercise – Transcript Kathy: I’m […]