🌿  Special Spring Muster  🌿



The 5 essential skills every manager needs to master to achieve more, reduce stress and take back 2hours per day.


Wednesday 26th September

4:45pm for 5:15pm Start

8:00pm Finish

Private Dining Room

The Brisbane Club

Social Intelligence, sense making and collaboration are a few of the skills essential for the future of work according to the Institute for the Future (University of Phoenix). As the world of work changes, and changes faster and faster, your management team’s skills need to be exceptional and adaptable to ensure the team are achieving the results expected from your organisation. People skills – soft skills – are anything but soft! Being able to engage, drive performance, and boost the team’s productivity while also keeping productivity on track is critical for success.

Essential Skills …

In my work with thousands of managers across a diverse range of industries, it’s clear that managers want to do well yet the role can feel lonely and the more demanding work can become the more isolating it can feel. Having exceptional self- and team-leadership skills means your managers can get on with their work with the confidence that their team are also achieving the expected results – this means your confidence in your management team also increases as results increase and improve.


1. Managers need the skills, structure and confidence to have informal, in-the-moment feedback conversations.

2. Using delegation as a on-the-job training resource is an under-utilised opportunity for many managers.

3. Setting clear expectations ensures errors are reduced, deadlines are met and results are achieved.

4.  Influence can feel elusive: managers need to know how to influence whether it’s to engage their team or to impact and value-add to the decisions of senior leadership.

5. Gallup rates accountability as one of the essential talents a great manager must have.


You’ve no doubt heard the saying that people don’t leave organisations, they leave managers! Organisations spend a lot of money on recruitment that could be avoided through retaining quality middle managers. Middle managers tend to get a bad wrap and can be the first to go when organisations downsize. People- and self-leadership skills and productivity are what will determine a middle manager’s success. Skilling your management team to be confident and productive leaders means they can achieve more from their team and themselves.

Is this you?

You’re a Brisbane-Based 

     HR Director or Manager,
     Operations Manager,
     Regional Manager,
     Head of People & Culture,
     Head of Learning & Development,
     Director or Head of a department, or a

… looking to attract, retain and develop your middle managers without excessive downtime in development.

  You’re management team turnover is too high: you are losing good managers or can attract the right ones.

Looking for ways to help your management team to achieve more in their own role and therefore help their team to boost their productivity. 

Want to connect with like-minded leaders, who are committed to professional development for their management team.


Likeminded Professionals … 

Take time for yourself to join with other like-minded leaders who also want to find effective and productive ways to help retain and maintain fantastic middle managers. Join us for a great night, it includes:

🌿 Presentation: The Five Essential Skills Every Manager Needs to Master To Achieve More, Reduce Stress and Take Back Two Hours Per Day

🌿 Learn about the latest trends in what managers need for the future of work

🌿  A copy of Sally’s latest book The Productive Leader

🌿  A set of Management Success Cards

🌿  Launch of the Manager to Leader coaching program

🌿  Welcome drinks, beautiful two-course meal in one of Brisbane’s most prestigious private dining rooms


Price includes GST, if you require a tax invoice/tax receipt please email sally@sallyfoleylewis.com


“Thanks Sally, it was great to be amongst like-minded people and share ideas.” Steve D. Aviation industry
“Thanks for giving me a space to network and learn.” Trevor B, Sales Manager
“Great start to my day – sets me up to think differently and be motivated.” CD. Property 

“Sally spent time coaching me in leadership and management skills. She gave practical, expert advice which I could apply straightaway. Tough insights delivered by a supportive coach. Thanks Sally.” – Catrin Hobart, Manager Online Engagement at TAFE NSW


“I strongly recommend Sally Foley-Lewis as a Management Trainer and Coach for you and the supervisors and managers of your organisation. She combines top credentials, a keen sense of urgency, sharp facilitation skills and a very personable and engaging communication style to deliver recommendations and programs that improve staff performance. I continue to rely on Sally for her management wisdom – because it works!” – Robin Dickinson, Sydney


“Sally Foley-Lewis was my coach over a seven month period during 2009 – 2010. I found her to be completely professional as she motivated, encouraged and supported me.  Sally developed an accurate understanding of my situation through her structured approach and skilful listening.  She carefully and sensitively pushed me to think through how I could get past any barriers that were holding me back so that I determined what the best path was for me, and therefore had full ownership of making it happen.  She was also there as a sounding board when I needed to brainstorm ideas for some of my strategies and helped me to realise that there were more perspectives to consider for some of the issues. Most of our coaching was done over Skype.  This was never an obstacle between us as Sally ensured that she provided constant feedback.  I knew she was always listening and fully attentive to our sessions.  There was never a time I wished we were sitting face-to-face, as I sincerely felt we were in the same room together at all times, both completely immersed in my coaching sessions. I feel that my coaching sessions have provided clarity for my personal and professional life.  Sally handled the emotions that arose with care but didn’t allow them to hinder our progress, gently guiding me through them so I achieved even more from the experience.  I have accomplished some really important goals for myself and have found an inner peace on a personal front that will hold me in good stead for any future hurdles that I may come across. I thank Sally sincerely for her coaching and highly recommend her to anyone who would like to be inspired to achieve more in their life.” Yours sincerely, – Joanna, Perth


Sally was a great help for me by showing me new insights, how can I get to my goal. So I appreciate your professional assessment, humanity, and your advice very much. Thanks Sally.” Christian Hirschmann, Germany


“Sally is an exceptional trainer who has developed and delivered a broad range of management programmes. She is able to keep participants engaged and to build rapport and trust with a group of vastly different delegates. Sally has a high level of attention to detail and always gives 110% to her job. It was a pleasure to work with her.” Sally Douglas, Senior Management Associate, Abu Dhabi UAE


“Sally is a powerful coach and amazing human being, her intuitive nature and go-getter attitude is mind blowing. I can recommend Sally if you are looking for a no-nonsense, let’s do it coach!” – Ilze Els, Director, Neuroleadership, Dubai UAE


Sally is an extremely effective communicator. She delivers with great energy and passion. Sally commits herself to every task she undertakes and ensures her clients a successful outcome. Her professionalism coupled with her positive nature makes her someone you would want on your team.” – Lyndal Hansen, Owner, Amarna Mentorcom, Qld, Australia

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Client Testimonials

Wow, is short of explaining how awesome I find Sally and regard her expertise. Her knowledge, understanding and expertise in training people to be better managers is simply amazing. Having managed people for the many years I found her advice real, easy to implement and has had a massive impact on how I will manage people in the future. Thank you Sally.

Sean Grabbelaar, Retail Manager & Start Up Entrepreneur

It was a pleasure to work with Sally Foley-Lewis on a project where Sally organised over 120 attendees for a training seminar with four speakers. Sally’s approach was professional, supportive, friendly and informative before, during and after the event. Sally ran the seminar and her approach as a MC was of the highest of standards.

Adrienne McLean, Helping Professionals Get More Clients

Sally was the MC and presented at a skills forum where I was also presenting. Sally’s engagement with the participants was a delight to watch and equally to experience. The content of her session was high quality and demanded attention. Her humour and warmth made her presentation very memorable.

Frances Cahill, Elevator Pitch Polisher | Wordsmith

Sally Foley-Lewis coordinated an excellent Resilience, Confidence & Self-Esteem Seminar for a large group of public speakers. I recommend Sally as a leader who is supportive, informative and highly professional.

Charmaine Burke, Training Director, Art of Communicating

I was so pleased and honoured that you accepted our invitation to present as the opening keynote speaker. I knew your presentation would be engaging and thought provoking – but you completely exceeded any expectations with regards to your humour, candid approach and the quality and depth of the information you provided.

Karoline Cummin, Samford & District Chamber of Commerce