Jo Hutchinson – Lead Confidently, Live Courageously and Be a Force for Good
“It’s not the mountain we conquer, it’s ourselves” Sir Ed Hillary
Leadership Coach, Mentor and Facilitator – Jo Hutchinson
A natural leader, she had her 1st management role when she was 23 years old with profit centre responsibility for $4m. Three years later was one of the youngest students to study and complete an MBA all while managing full time work and international travel.
With a passion for people and business, by the time she was 30, she was a Finalist for the Young Executive of the Year Award, then changed direction and moved into Financial Services where she went on to refine her leadership skills with a team of 400 and budgets in excess of $30 million. Here she achieved a Gallup Staff Engagement score of 4.74/5.00 putting her in the top 5 leaders in the business.
After 10 years in this industry, her next step was to leave the corporate world and re-kindle her passion. She started-up her own business, learning first-hand what it takes to succeed as a solopreneur sharing her knowledge, wisdom and expertise in the field of leadership, developing high performing teams and helping people embrace change.
By The Numbers
In the last 11 years, 3 of her previous leadership team have gone on to CEO roles and 1 went on to a bigger role heading up the HR function of a large company. “I see talent and know how to develop that talent to create tomorrows leaders.”
Relationships are Key
Using the Gallup Strengths Finder, her primary leadership style is relationship driven. She’s the glue that holds the team together with a unique ability to create teams that are much greater than the sum of their parts. She’s the connector that sees the common thread across the organisation and brings people together to achieve a common purpose and shared goals. She understands people, sees their talent and helps them see it in themselves. Her secondary style is getting things done.
The common thread is her ability to understand people from all walks of life, helping them see the potential within themselves and to inspire them to claim their leadership potential and live it.
“Great leaders develop more leaders, uniting people to work together for the greater good.”