Jackie's entrepreneurial journey began as a teenager, teaching children how to swim. Throughout the years, Jackie owned various businesses, including service stations, floor covering, and management system consulting. Currently, she holds triple-certification as a contract auditor and serves as the owner/ director of Auditor Training Online, an online training company.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Jackie thrives on personal challenges. She has conquered the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea and trekked through the Swiss and Italian Alps. Prior to these awe-inspiring adventures, meticulous planning was essential. Similar to running a business, Jackie recognized the importance of crafting a detailed plan to ensure physical and emotional readiness for these demanding endeavors.
Jackie's ability to get things done efficiently and effectively became evident to one of her team members many years ago. It was a valuable lesson in productivity and execution. Reflecting on this feedback, Jackie realized that she had never contemplated her unique approach. She assumed that everyone possessed the same capability. Consequently, for over three decades, she has been accomplishing tasks and achieving goals, both within various organisations and as a business owner.
An accomplished Quality Leader doesn’t necessarily show up overnight. It’s a progression to be able to build up to a point where they feel accomplished leading the quality management system to success.