How to embrace and learn from chaos

Fiona will be discussing how to embrace and learn from chaos to bring more clarity and meaning to everyday life.

About the speaker

Fiona Killackey is a business consultant and coach and the founder of My Daily Business Coach a consultancy that provides business consulting, 1:1 coaching, branding + marketing workshops and creative ideation. Her clients include Audible, Etsy, Australia Post, L’Oreal, AMEB, and various government departments, as well as a host of creative small business owners like CULTIVER, The Design Files, So Frenchy So Chic, Mi Goals, OK Motels, Timbermill, Anaca Studio and many more. Prior to starting her business, Fiona was Head of Marketing at MIMCO (Country Road Group), and before that, worked as Audience Engagement Manager at Portable Studios. Between 2009 -2013 she lived in London, working for Open University, leading their MBA program and at Amazon UK where she headed up the entire Kitchen & Home category (8m products!). Fiona later worked for Audible UK and consulted on their launch into Australia. In addition to these roles Fiona has worked as a full-time magazine editor, book editor, writer and ghostwriter. Fiona was a weekly columnist for Fairfax newspapers (2007-2009) and has written for numerous publications across the UK, US, NZ, Australia, Japan and UAE including, but not limited to Monocle, Refinery29, Nylon, Cool Hunting, The Design Files, The Age, Broadsheet, The National Newspaper, Russh, Frankie, Yen, CLEO, SOMA, Shift Japan, Lunch Lady, Sunday Life, Flux, Slash and the Sydney Morning Herald. Fiona is also a guest lecturer for General Assembly, RMIT and JMC Academy. She lives in a log cabin in Warrandyte with her husband and their 5yo son.

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What is chaos? To me, it’s where life is disconnected. It’s where there is a gap between what we think we should be doing or how we internally feel and the kind of external self that we portray. — Fiona Killackey

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