Marathon man, coach, trainer, adventurer, facilitator and actor - that's Bruce Hancock all rolled into one. Bruce has run 12 Marathons and Two Ultra Marathons and is always on the lookout for a challenge.
Bruce, a New Zealander, has been actively involved in Performance Psychology, Training and Development, and the Hospitality and Wellness industry for the past 19 years, in New Zealand, Australia, Europe, and S.E Asia. He has been living now in Thailand for 10 years and worked extensively throughout SE Asia working with corporations, individuals and students. His background is rich with a variety of learning modalities to compliment his offering including Coaching, Wellness, Acting, Psychology, Counselling, Massage Therapy, and Corporate Facilitation.
Bruce has been described as a dynamic facilitator with a gift to lift the hearts of the participants and create an empowering space to create from. He believes we all have the answers at a level and through the process of skilful facilitation with the best tools available these answers can be surfaced and worked with, giving amazing results. He has worked extensively as a coach to various corporations focusing on uncovering the core blocks and barriers to performance. As a coach Bruce has the ability to tap into the unique talent of each person and take them on a journey to discover their ultimate goals whilst focusing on the organisations vision and values. These values need to be aligned to each persons personal values for a successful outcome to be achieved and it is with these values and the behaviour of each person in which an energetic culture is created.
Bruce has facilitated a number of coaching programs for all levels of management equipping them with the skills and techniques to coach at a high level and to keep the coaching process alive and performance based. Key coaching ingredients are critical for ongoing success and Bruce passes these on in an interesting, fun, and lively way using various coaching tools. He often talks of passion and loves to watch others embrace their own passions as a way to create dreams and perform at their best. Bruce is a sort after keynote presenter and often ignites the energy at conferences throughout Asia.
Other programs Bruce has created and facilitated include leadership, communication, motivation through passion, team skill development, public speaking (speak out)and cross culture awareness. He has held a variety of leadership positions including Managing Director Kaleidoscope Consultancy, Senior Facilitator Australian College of Applied Psychology, Director Quest/Corporate Training, Director Health and Wellness Chiva Som International Health Resort, Director Operation Asian Oasis, Director EarthCare, CSR and cultural integration.
He has taken Microsoft Senior Managers on the Kakoda Trail in Papua New Guinea as part of their leadership program, facilitated modules at the Australian College of Applied Psychology, facilitated leadership and cultural diversity programs in the hill tribes of northern Thailand, acted in various development plays, and created corporate social responsibility programs throughout Asia. Bruce created EarthCare, a program for School groups and organisations to experience local cultures, the environment, and community service, a two way learning experience aligning values and building communication.
A few of the clients he has worked with include Philip Morris International, Microsoft Australia, Unilever, Chevron Thailand, Unicol, Sheraton, Chiva Som International Resort (Director Health and Wellness), British Petroleum, International School of Bangkok, and National Australia Bank.
Example keynote topics include:
How to Sustain your Passion Flow: Learning what passion is and how it can drive you forward to create amazing outcomes. Passion is an emotion that makes us feel good when we are doing meaningful work at a pace that feels like real progress. Come on the journey to discovery where you are now where you want to be and how to get there.
Creating your Corporate Culture: A hard hitting realistic expression on how to create a culture based around productivity and human capital gains. A culture is created by the behavior of its leaders, lets put the mirror in front and see what is there. Bruce uses powerful examples from his own work life experience and uncovers the games that get played, the performance busters in productivity, this is a humorous expression of how it often is.
The Richness of the so called "Poor": Bruce has spent many years working with the hill tribe village community in northern Thailand taking corporate groups and school students on an incredible journey of discovery. Learn of the richness of the so called "poor" and reflect on what you in your life may have taken for granted, come back to your core and discovery a new you.
Life Zest...finding your pulse: Lacking energy? Feeling like your not really in your groove? Know you have more in you? This keynote takes you through the steps to find your working pulse and gets the zest into life both on a professional growth level and a personal life need.
Passionate Pursue: Bruce has interviewed many people from all walks of life, hear their stories, their passions and dreams. Have we become puppets of what we think we should have? Could it be possible to want less but receive more? These are some of the topics that will surface in an inspiring 60 minutes.
Working with Bruce was inspiring and his electric personality rubbed off on those who met with him. His approach to the keynote was organized and professional. We have no hesitation in recommending Bruce.
- First Class Account Australia
I have worked with Bruce over the years as an executive coach. He has personally helped me through the challenging stages of my professional life and I can look back and say he has made a significant impact on my own performance and hence the teams working with me. I have experienced his dynamic keynote presentations, he is a man that speaks from his heart and ignites the audience.
- Jan Logan, CEO Jan Logan Jewellery Australia
I initially met Bruce as he was facilitating an activity in Kota-Kinabalu. I was impressed by his passion, and how he worked with people from so many cultures. Bruce created a wonderful star presenter program, and with his skill in speaking to audiences it makes sense to help others do the same.
- Honorary Khun Korn Dabbaransi (Ex Deputy PM Thailand)
Bruce is one of the most creative people I know, his energy is contagious, he is constantly on the go, and Bruce will bring even the most sedate and quite group of people to their feet within minutes. He will light the fire in their belly and he will facilitate their shift, their ability to connect with themselves and their peers. And he will do it in a lighthearted and respectful manner. Bruce is a brilliant asset to any group of people that need a catalyst...
- Director Sales and Marketing, Iris
Bruce Hancock exudes energy and passion when he speaks to an audience. Added to that is his gift for connecting people and his skills and experience in bringing out the best in them.
- Editor/Producer, WIT-Web In Travel
Bruce took me on a journey of discovery, his coaching style is amazing as he knows exactly where to go and when. He will be a wonderful asset to any individual or organization wanting to develop their potential.
- Manager, Marriott Health and Spa