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Shivani Gupta Travels from Brisbane, QLD

Shivani Gupta


  • Consultant / Coaching
  • Female Speaker
  • Media
  • Motivational
  • Relationships
  • Work Life Balance

Shivani Gupta is the world’s #1 expert on ‘Tough Love’ in the workplace.

If you’re sick and tired of high staff turnover, low productivity, and an unengaged workforce, you’re in luck… Shivani works with individuals, leaders and teams to radically transform their thinking and beliefs and help them discover “what makes them tick”.

Following a successful corporate career, working in a number of senior management positions, Shivani longed for more. After a life-changing trip to Nepal, Shivani started her own company, which now encompasses 4 businesses and over 50 staff.

As the Chief Passion Officer & Founder, Shivani discovered the true value of having passionate people work in her business. She is the author of 7 books, including ‘Passion@Work’ which helps companies and business owners to inspire their workplace. Her work has been published in 5 countries and 2 different languages.

Shivani has worked with top ASX200 companies in Australia such as Commonwealth Bank, Rio Tinto, Origin Energy and QBE Insurance. She has spoken to over 100,000 people across the globe and is committed to inspiring teams and workplaces to apply tough love.

If you want to transform your workplace to a thriving hub of engaged and empowered employees, inspired by their own mission and aligned with company goals, you need Shivani to motivate, speak and work with your company to show you how tough love works.

Shivani's parents moved her family to Australia from India when she was 11. She's the first woman in her lineage to have the opportunity to work which she's so grateful for. And hence she wanted to create a business to help other people be grateful and passionate about their work.

She graduated as an electrical engineer and then did an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management. She worked in corporate roles and got to work with amazing people. Despite earning great money, she felt unfulfilled. Shivani knew she had to feed her bills and her soul. In 2002, she started her own business which is an education business through speaking, mentoring and authoring.

Since then, she has launched several other businesses. Building other businesses has allowed her to learn how to build and empower teams. She has 42 people in her team who are fun and challenging to lead.

She lives by some simple rules. Be authentic. Love fiercely. People that hurt you are your teachers – forgive and let go. Live passionately. Live as it was your last.

She has written several books to try and share her learnings with you. And she has a BLOG.

One of her passions is to have girls in 3rdworld countries being educated so they are financially empowered and do not have to live a life of abuse and poverty.

She's a mum to a beautiful 8-year-old boy, Om and an amazing 10 year old girl, Shanti and she's married to an awesome guy Scott. Only meaningful work takes her away from her loved ones.

Keynote Titles

  • Passionate Staff
  • Tough Love for Employees
  • Well-thy teams


Everyone just raved about you!! Thought you were brilliant.

SA Tourism

Your keynote was fantastic and we hope we can have you involved further.

Coca-Cola Amatil Pty Ltd

Your presentation was informative and well received by our delegates. Your contribution played a crucial role in helping the MFAA maintain its level of excellence and reinforce its reputation in the industry.

Mortgage Finance Association Of Australia (MFAA)



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