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Respected expert in personal achievement and reputation branding.


Today's business environment demands more than just doing what is expected by your client. To ensure sustainable growth, you need to make certain your team has a firm purpose, has a high level of integrity and has a clear set of goals in place to achieve long term success.

Featured in the Economist and Harvard Business Review, Tom O’Neil is an international author, award winning motivational speaker and business Columnist for the New Zealand Herald. As a respected expert in personal achievement and reputation branding, Tom has also been featured more than 150 times in various publications and media including Management Magazine, TV3, SkyTV, Next Magazine, the Dominion, Christchurch Press and the Asia Pacific Post.

Current work
Tom is a very sought after keynote speaker for his ability to break down big goals into manageable steps.

Tom writes a fortnightly business column in The New Zealand Herald about careers and personal development.

Keynote speaker
Tom has developed a number of keynote addresses and complimentary workshops to assist you and your team understand the key concepts of effective goal setting as well as give you the tools to go forward and turn your dreams into reality! These include:

‘The 1% Principle’ - Improving your performance TODAY!' - Small daily improvement leads to massive long term change! Based on his motivational guide 'The 1% Principle' Tom shows you and your team how to achieve strong sustainable change by asking the question ‘What is one thing I can do today to improve my life by 1%?’

The Dollars and Sense of Reputation Branding- How to compete with 'E'ase and avoid a wide-range of reputation-damagers online and off.

The Currency of Trust - How to build trust and attract more of the clients, customers and staff you want.

The Integrity Factor - The benefits of demonstrating and maintaining integrity under pressure in your business.
‘The Science of Success’ - 12 Keys to reach your potential over the next 12 months
‘Goal Getting - Not Goal Setting!’ - Core principles for effective goal planning and achievement in your organisation

‘Just Do It’ - Powerful keys to get and stay motivated - Ensure your team takes accountability for their decision making and are motivated to get things achieved today, not tomorrow!

All keynotes are tailored to the clients brief and workshops are available as well.

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