In this insightful interview Michelle Duval explores with Toney Fitzgerald:
- The early days of the field of coaching in Australia,
- Pioneering a niche,
- Getting started without capital,
- Getting media exposure,
- Self belief,
- Much more
About Toney Fitzgerald
Toney Fitzgerald is an innovator, entrepreneur, author, futurist and successful coach to many enthusiastic people around the world. He is the founder and owner of several businesses which include Lifestyle Aspirations (Life and Business Coaching) Big Digital (Digital Communication Agency) and his latest business venture Walkers Brewing Co.
Toney’s personal mission and life purpose are to inspire people to aspire to be the best they can be both personally and professionally.
He is best known for his pioneering of the personal and professional coaching movement in Australia and New Zealand, starting Coach U, Australia’s first school for professional coaches in 1998. In those two years, his company trained 250 coaches.
He regularly appears in the press: Financial Review, The Daily Telegraph, Boss Magazine, The Sunday Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald, Ford Talkback, The Sun Herald, OYOB- Own You Own Business, The Times (UK), Weight Watchers, Dynamic Small Business Magazine, Qantas In-flight Magazine, Voyeur- Virgins In-flight Magazine, Her Business, Espy Magazine, Empower Magazine, Think Big Magazine, Australian Property Investor, My Career, Telstra Small Business Magazine, My Business, HQ, Cosmopolitan, New Woman, City Weekly, The Evening Post (NZ), Central Western Daily and many more press coverage.
He has also appeared on Channel 7, Bloomberg TV, Sky News, and radio such as Wave FM, Radio 97 Coolangatta, 2EC, ABC Radio National, 5DN, ABC Business Report, 5AA Adelaide, 2RG Griffith, 2RE Taree, 4BC Brisbane, ABC Darwin, 2SM, ABC Tasmania, ABC Adelaide, 2NSB Chatswood, Qantas In-flight and many more. But has not appeared on Oprah, Yet!
The Australian press loves him for his wisdom, knowledge, presence and exceptional presentation ability.
His is the author of two bestselling books in Australia Start Me Up! – You’ve got business idea now make it happen – Don’t Bitch Just Get Rich – Radically change your life forever.
Find out more about Toney on LinkedIn.