Action Intelligence
About Us

About Us

Our company Power-of-Positive-Action Pty Ltd is designed around Action Intelligence (AQ©);
our methodology is applied for improving your Action Intelligence (AQ©). The Power of Positive Action© paradigm was created by one of our Co-Founders Professor Keith Kennett.

Vision: To create, collaborate and cooperate with professional bodies on applying the Power of Positive Action© paradigm to challenges faced by their members and their organisation, and to promote positive psychology to the profession, and via them and their clients, to the entire community.

Professional Educational Focus-improving standards

Our educational leadership approach is a strategy used by both Professor Kennett and Co-Founder Robert Quimby, who are both former teachers and leaders in education, and their dedicated professional educational team and strategic global partners.


 

Keith Kennett

Keith can be reached via the following:

Email: keithk@action-intelligence.com

Robert Quimby

Robert can be reached via the following:

Email: robertq@action-intelligence.com

Mobile: 0410 475 163

Directors
Directors
Our company Power-of-Positive-Action Pty Ltd is designed around Action Intelligence (AQ©); our methodology is applied for improving your Action Intelligence (AQ©). The Power of Positive Action© paradigm was created by one of our Co-Founders Professor Keith Kennett.
Vision: To create, collaborate and cooperate with professional bodies on applying the Power of Positive Action© paradigm to challenges faced by their members and their organisation, and to promote positive psychology to the profession, and via them and their clients, to the entire community.

Robert Quimby
Executive Facilitator and Executive Coach

Mr. Quimby on return to Australia in April 2011, retired as Executive Chairman of the Dutch CWRD Group where he will remain a director until the end of 2012. Over the past 7 years he worked mainly in Asia, Europe, USA and Australia. Robert was appointed a Business Consultant on Leadership Development programs in Executive Education at the Australian National University during July 2011.

His expertise is in developing private-public partnerships and developing problem solving strategies in education, healthcare, leadership and technology. During 2003 he was made an Honorary Life Member, International Council of Integrative Medicine (ICIM) and in 2009 made an Alumni of the Australian Leadership Innovation Centre.
Robert is currently (2011-12), leading facilitation in China/Europe/USA for the creation of a new senior Leadership Development program for the Public Sector by 2012, relating to Action Intelligence(AQ©)and working with Senior Executive service personnel in several nations.
He has worked with a variety of groups from the World Health Organisation (WHO), Netherlands Chiropractic Association to National Centres in Australia, China, Europe and USA and working with ANU's Centre for Continuing Education for several years.

He works with the Australian Leadership Innovation Centre (ALIC) and other International Leadership Development groups, a former Master Teacher from Macquarie University, he has a global network of high quality education and university links. Over the past 20 years Robert has worked with several Universities and bodies at senior executive level including Tsinghua University,Virginia Tech, Longwood University and University of Canberra. A former National Executive Director of Australian Swimming and later Sports Medicine, he was with Sir William Refshauge one of the co-founders of the Fellowship of Sports Medicine(FASMF), and co-founder of Australian Schools Soccer and the Auswim program. Robert is a Member of the International Leadership Association (ILA) and the European Association of Sport Management (EASM).He is Honorary Secretary General of the International College of Leadership in Sport (ICLS) and Coordinator of its Fellowship Committee (2010-12). He is a company director in Europe, USA and Australia for several years, and presents programs on ISO 26000 Social Responsibility.

International Team Member

Angie Wilcock

With more than 20 years in primary teaching, Angie has invested the past four years

- developing and facilitating workshops to parents and students on transition from primary to secondary education and parent engagement in education.

- facilitating teaching staff professional development sessions on transition from primary to secondary education; and parent engagement in education; learning styles; boys and girls education; middle years education.

- as team member of Generation Next (since 2010), along with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Dr Andrew Fuller and others, presenting to parents nationally on issues of adolescent mental health – Angie’s topic is the impact of transition on our young people.
- presenting her work at state and national education and parent conferences, seminars and workshops.
- writing articles for state and national educational journals and education websites.

Angie supports Action Intelligence (AQ©) and Positive psychology and the importance of mentoring teachers for better management and leadership.

International Team Member

Edie Raether

A leading member of Power of Positive Action© International Faculty based in the USA.

Edie Raether is an International keynote speaker, author and behavioral psychology expert who has presented programs to 3,500 professional organizations and Fortune 500 companies on five continents, including numerous student, parent and teacher organizations.

An expert resource to USA Today, Reuters, NBC and most media, Edie was a community college professor and talk show host with ABC.

As a psychotherapist and family counselor, Edie has worked with children of all socioeconomic backgrounds, including New York City's most at-risk youth.

Her inspirational books are in numerous languages and include Stop Bullying Now!(www.stopbullyingwithedie.com)

She is also the creator of an empowering children’s character building program, I Believe I Can Fly!. (www.wingsforwishes.com).

As a corporate speaker and business and executive coach, Edie promises to change the way you think, and change the way your do business.

See www.raether.com