About Leigh St John

Leigh’s Professional Profile:

 

When you meet Leigh St John you understand the meaning of the word “passion” – she lives & breathes it with an enthusiasm that is contagious!

 

Leigh’s catch-phrase:  This is where Social Responsibility meets Profitability!

 

Leigh is an Achievement Strategist – a published Author, Media Personality & MC, Speaker, Facilitator, Strategic Consultant, Coach & Trainer who, quite simply, makes things happen!

 

Whether it’s facilitating joint ventures, developing and rolling out strategic and marketing plans with clients, or consulting in any one of a variety of areas, Leigh specializes in getting the client from A to Z in the most effective – profitable and enjoyable! – manner.

With her unique background in commercial & non-profit management, web design and social media, education, entertainment and media, a Client List that reads like a who’s who, & her passion for making a positive difference in the world, Leigh St John brings with her an exciting blend of experience & understanding that generates results!

Leigh is a member of Mensa, Executive Director of The Masters Media Group (encompassing Senior Guide USA and various online state Senior Guides), & an accomplished entrepreneur in her own right (having created both wonderfully successful businesses & a couple of memorable failures – though thankfully more of the former than the latter).

 

Her media and presentation background includes hosting movies premieres at Warner Bros to black-tie charity events through to week-long corporate professional development retreats.  She has coached international trade delegations on behalf of the Australian government and much more.

 

Her writing credits are too numerous to list and include authoring several published non-fiction books, being an Expert Columnist with one of the leading small business magazines, Editor of her own publication, and literally hundreds of published articles.

 

Leigh has taught for many years with one of the world’s top business schools (despite not having finished high school!), has qualifications in Journalism, Non-Profit Management & Adult Education, has studied Psychology, Marketing & Communications…

 

…and she studied Artificial Intelligence at Stanford University for a semester – for fun!

 

Leigh is also a member of the Council on Foundations & is licensed with the Commission for Children & Young People [License # 7849/78846].

 

Books authored by Leigh include:

 

    • (soon to be released) “Mobile Marketing Handbook for Restaurants”

 

    • “365 Days of Inspiration”

 

    • “What Do I Want To Be?”

 

    • “Achievement Alchemist”

 

    • “Escaping the Small Business Syndrome”

 

    • “Non-Profit Profitability”

 

 

Projects and Activities (Past and Present) also include:

 

 

 

 

 

 

    • Co-Owner ~ Manufacturer of “BioGrow365″ Organic Liquid Fertilizer ~ www.BioGrow365.com

 

 

 

    • Board Member, “Courtroom Cuddlies” (Non-Profit Organization providing ‘fluffy friends’ to children in courtroom situations)

 

    • Host – “Going Green TV”

 

    • Host – “Quiet Achievers and Unsung Heroes” radio talk show

 

    • Executive Director, Senior Industry Network Group

 

    • Relationship Manager – Conference Online Las Vegas

 

    • Associate Director – Corps of Compassion/Caring 4 Kids Foundation (501c3 Non-Profit Organization)

 

    • Consulting Lecturer and Facilitator for Mt Eliza Centre for Executive Education (listed by Forbes Magazine as one of the world’s top business schools)

 

    • Member of AFI (American Film Institute)

 

    • Ambassador for the Social Register of Las Vegas

 

    • Member of Mensa

 

    • Founder of the Australian Mentoring Institute Inc (Non-Profit Organization)

 

    • Board Member and Community Outreach Chair, NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners)

 

    • Member of the Panel of Professional Advisers for the Victorian Government

 

    • Founding Member of the Women In Tourism International Alliance (WITIA)

 

    • Australian Ambassador to the International Virtual Women’s Chamber of Commerce

 

    • Mensa National Special Interest Coordinator

 

    • Speaker Chair, Las Vegas Shared Vision Network

 

    • Finalist in the Australian Women in Business Awards

 

    • Finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Awards

 

    • Expert Columnist, “Dynamic Small Business Magazine”, Australia’s leading small business magazine

 

    • Daily Columnist – “The Morning Bulletin – Life With Leigh” (full page every weekday covering ‘positive’ news stories in major metropolitan newspaper)

 

    • Drive-Time Co-Host, major commercial radio station

 

    • Sponsor and Mentor for Australian Business Week (business simulation program for high school students)

 

    • Mentor for the Commonwealth New Enterprise Incentive Scheme Advisory Committee – NEISAC – (government-sponsored small business start-up project)

 

    • Judge – Australian Film Institute Awards

 

    • Judge – SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) National Awards

 

  • Judge – APICTA (Asia Pacific Information Communications and Telecommunications Awards)

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