It’s Getting Crowded Out There!!

Jun 13th, 2019

I am almost a little sheepish now when I am travelling to say what I do. I recently attended my brother Robby’s wedding at Dundee Beach south of Darwin to his beautiful Betty.  It was absolutely the most perfect setting and the most amazing ceremony.  It was our own Top End wedding – complete with […]

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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 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 […]

Get A Life TV Show – Airs Wednesday nights on Channel 7 4Me @ 8pm

Nov 25th, 2015

Get A Life is an Australian produced television show that provides an educational and inspirational resource for people who are serious about creating their best life. Get A Life is a fun and vibrant program, encasing new and exciting healthy eating and exercise tips as well as focusing on ways to improve your mind, body and […]

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Join ICF and receive free Business Development Resources

Nov 25th, 2015

Our training program is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), the world’s largest community of professional coaches. Many of our students go on to pursue ICF Membership. The ICF is extending a very special offer to our students. For a limited time, students who join ICF will receive the 2015 ICF Business Development Series, a […]

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3 LESSONS JB Hi-Fi taught us this month

Sep 28th, 2015

By Kathy McKenzie, Director FIRE UP Coaching Ah the age of social media.  The marketing department of JB Hi Fi would normally be ecstatic if they had a spike of 70,000 people overnight hearing about their brand.  Alas hearing that it is because a Downsyndrome boy was refused entry to their Brisbane’s Mt Ommaney store […]

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What can you do today, to be better?

Sep 16th, 2015

By Kathy McKenzie, Director FIRE UP Coaching What can you do today, to be better? Help Sisterworks help, that’s what !!! You may be like me and have never heard of Sisterworks until now.  Last night I attended a night hosted by this amazing and wonderful group of women and heard about their dreams. So […]

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Experience the impact of live coaching

Aug 31st, 2015

What are the biggest blockers to change? At FIRE UP Coaching, we have the opportunity to work with thousands of people over the period of a year.  Regardless of the diverse background of the people we work with, when we put the question to groups “What stops you from changing?” the list looks incredibly similar. […]

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Free will vs. free won’t

Aug 5th, 2015

Written by Kathy McKenzie Dr Jeffrey Schwartz is a neurophysiologist who has done extensive research into how the mind influences the brain.  His research is into having awareness about awareness, known as meta-cognition.  For most of us we don’t stop to think about our thinking but it is this very action that will enhance our […]

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