Allison Mooney

Personality styles, communication, motivation. Auckland based. Speaking style; Warm, humorous, interactive, uplifting.


An international speaker of vast experience, Allison has not only gained respect, but built a powerful brand, inspiring many high profile companies. Allison is valued for her ability to engage an audience and give practical effective business tools that ensure buoyancy and resilience. Her presentation style makes for a fun and entertaining program, and more importantly, the uncomplicated content generates greater retention and application. The topic is universal in its content so can be applied across all industries and professions.

Regardless of what organisation we are in, the common thread is that we all deal with people. Business transformation occurs when we understand, respect and celebrate each others' differences. By understanding what motivates us, we find greater significance in who we are, and value in what we do, resulting in greater productivity.

Allison is valued for her contribution in providing an effective business tool, particularly around staff retention. By using this tool, business leaders sleep better at night, eradicating personality clashes, and sick days often inherent when working with people, which costs organisations time and money.

“Allison understands people like fishermen know their fish!”

Her 'call to action' challenges any audience to significantly increase their own performance capability, while constantly improving the quality of their lives, and the lives of those they come in contact with.

Allison is the winner of some very impressive and prestigious awards through the National Speakers Association of New Zealand:

Most Inspirational Speaker of the Year 2007

Most Entertaining & Humorous Speaker 2006

Speaker of the Year 2004 and 2005, two years running, a first in the history of NSANZ, and most recently she won the title again in 2009 – a hat trick for Allison.

Allison is also the author of the book Pressing the Right Buttons: People Skills for Business Success.