A crash course on using grit and your character strengths. Students are encouraged to find out who they are, their gifts, talents & personality.
This presentation highlights the normality of mental health and gives practical tools on how to get through stress, depression and anxiety. This includes where to go for help and strategies for how to get through tough times.
John Doran, Dean of Senior School
"You've got to have him! ... I was astounded of the amount of kids that came & shook his hand afterwards. He's a bloke you've got to have"
Duncan Kendall, Assistant Head
"Very enthused by Jonny's presentation… We're getting him back very soon!"
Jessica Fowles, Chaplin
"Many parents said they felt like they were there during your presentation as the students recited everything you said from stage at home!"
Vanessa Peres, Event Manager
"Jonny was a keynote speaker at our conference and spoke alongside policy directors of Facebook & Twitter. He received great feedback and I can personally say the information was relevant & helpful to our principals. I would recommend him to speak at other corporate environments or schools.""
Alinta Pilkington, Conference Producer
"At of the whole conference and all the speakers a full 30% of all feedback I received from delegates singled you out positively. This has never happened before. Thank you. We would like you to be a keynote speaker again this year."
Paola Feliu, Events Coordinator
"Over 97% of our audience said they would love you back. 83% of our health coordinators said the presentation was above 'excellent'". "Jonny had great practical advice for implementing school programs – this combined well with his personal story to make a truly powerful presentation."
It had great strategies for our boys to put in place to make sure they become life-long learners. This presentation on GRIT will continue with them during the good times as well as the challenging…”
– Duncan Kendall, The Scots College
Jonny offers seven different presentations which are usually delivered to assemblies or LARGE GROUPS in a ONE HOUR school period. Jonny uses proven and humorous presentation techniques to connect with young people, while dealing with some serious topics in an entertaining way.
A crash course on mental health. This book is designed to help parents, teachers and youth workers get a real overview of the state of the youth in Australia. It covers the top 7 mental health issues according to the 2016 National Youth survey which interviewed over 21,000 students, listing issues in order of impact whilst discussing the causes and effects. Interviewing leading counsellors and psychologists in Australia, including three best-selling authors in the mental health space, Jonny outlines his proven strategies to help with each challenge.
Book will be available 2020.
Leading Wellbeing is a group of Australian and New Zealand Organisations who share similar values, vision and believe in increasing the well-being of young people through community and school-based initiatives. Leading Wellbeing is not a business but an umbrella brand to identify reputable organizations who collectively partner with schools to provide consistent messaging and voice.