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  • Excellent interpersonal skills – good communication, high integrity, builder of relationships
  • High level time management - clearly setting priorities, setting goals (using both the right and left hemispheres of the brain), reviewing, reflecting, and renegotiating if necessary, delegating as required,
  • Critical thinker – strong analytical skills and able to see holistically
  • Results oriented – focuses on productive and high yield activities; keeps eye on target
  • Self starter – enthusiastic in finding openings and opportunities; takes initiative
  • Facilitative project manager - develops and enables group buy in

Following graduation from a leading university in California with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management, Allison spent the next 13 years in management positions in the US business sector. She held positions in an interesting variety of industries (including defense electronics, commercial development, cosmetics, film and television, fashion, and grocery) and gained a greater perspective on the commonalities faced by humans in the workplace.

Moving to Australia in 1994, Allison completed a Graduate Bachelor of Education at James Cook University and co-founded A & A – Leaders in Corporate Training (now trading as Harmonious Solutions). Running her own training and consulting business has allowed Allison to design and deliver thousands of training/strategic planning programs in Australia and overseas while witnessing the struggles common to most organizations. Belief in the importance of interpersonal skills and balance in the work place has led Allison to pursue a career path educating those who wish to excel in their personal and professional lives. Believing that balance and harmony in these two areas can assist us in reaching our true potential, Allison employs interactive learning techniques, which stimulate learner participation and reflection, which results in further integration with existing knowledge. The focus is on personal awareness and accountability as ultimately the success of an organization is tied with the success of the individuals within it. She is able to create training packages that link to the organizational culture and strategy for growth. Allison also offers coaching for individuals and groups

Other education and accreditation:

  • Coach University Core Essentials Program (2002/2003) USA
  • Field Training Consciousness and Chaos theory training (2003) USA
  • D.I.S.C. program through CRM Consulting and Thomas International (2001) Sydney
  • Lifeline counseling program (June 1999)
  • Investment in Excellence – The Pacific Institute USA (1998)

Services offered:

  • Training and consulting
  • Facilitation/strategic review and planning
  • In-house training needs analysis
  • Individual coaching and mentoring for specific skills development
  • Speaking engagements in a variety of topics
  • Designing training packages which can be delivered by in-house facilitators

Past Clients include:
JobFind Centres, Australian Quarantine, Child Support Agency, On-Q Human Resources, House with No Steps NSW, Department of Communities, Horwath, Ergon Energy, Native Title Tribunal , Apunipima (Cape York Health Council) , Department of Emergency Services , Boral , Cairns Port Authority , Department of State Development , Department of Primary Industry , Queensland Department of Education , Toyota Australia , NQEA , Coles/Myer Property Group, Queensland Ambulance , Reliance Petroleum, Trinity Petroleum, and many MORE ...

 

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