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Luke Mathers

As one of the original directors of Specsavers Australia, Luke Mathers learned first hand that embracing the stress of disruption is the key to success. By resetting how you look at stress and embracing challenges Luke Mathers takes you and your team from frazzled and overwhelmed to focussed and aligned.

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Testimonials for Luke Mathers

Luke's delivery was engaging and authentic; he was able to draw in personal examples that allowed for lots of aha moments. Thank you, Luke; I now have so many new tools after hearing your talk.

Business ownerSpecsavers

 

My Team have a new way of looking at life's challenges and a different vocabulary for talking about stress. This talk is great for any business that needs to perform in pressure situations. Embracing stress is a game-changer for both employee well-being and business success.

Founder - Body Science

 

Leading a group of high-performance individuals with different needs and priorities can be stressful. The Stress RESET with Luke Mathers has given our team a new appreciation of each other's strengths and has taught us to embrace differences. Conflict is not as stressful, and our team has been able to "get comfortable with discomfort.

City of Gold Coast

 

Luke can simplify things and provide clarity and direction on the things that matter. I have taken an enormous amount from his presentations, coaching, leadership, and friendship in business and life. I would highly recommend Luke to anyone looking to improve how their teams deal with stress and change. He's the man!
Founder - RDK Sports

 

By showing teachers and kids how stress works and how to get into the right' state' to perform, Luke provides the tools needed to THRIVE in the pressure of exams and life.
Deputy Head Master - Gregory Terrace

 

Luke Mathers Travels from QLD
Fee Range: POA

Luke Mathers's Biography

As one of the original directors of Specsavers Australia, Luke Mathers learned first hand that embracing the stress of disruption is the key to success.

By resetting how you look at stress and embracing challenges Luke Mathers takes you and your team from frazzled and overwhelmed to focussed and aligned. He is on a mission to transform stress into a force for good. Changing the way you look at life’s challenges is the secret sauce to upgrading performance and profit.

Luke Mathers is internationally recognised expert in stress, embracing change and leadership. Luke was part of the original team that bought Specsavers to Australia and experienced first hand the joy of changing an industry. Specsavers went for zero to market leaders in a few short years. It was stressful, but gee it was fun.

As one of the original directors of Specsavers in Australia, Luke was part of the biggest retail roll-out in Australia’s history. 100 stores in 100 days. His practice was the biggest in the country and set global records that were previously unheard of.

Luke retired for the first time at age 31. After transforming his UK Specsavers practice (increasing turnover 350% in just three years) Luke returned to Australia to relax and put his feet up. It wasn’t long before he realised he missed something….STRESS!

Helping people become Stress Teflon and to RESET Stress is his mission. Through his keynote speeches, workshops and coaching he helps people turn threats into challenges. As the book says “it’s good being you when stress doesn’t stick.”

As the author of three books, Stress Teflon, RESET and Curious Habits, Luke Mathers combines his natural flair for storytelling with neuroscience, ancient wisdom and practical tips to decrease overwhelm and find focus.

Luke has worked internationally with companies like, LJ Hooker, Specsavers, Body Science, BNI, National Mortgage Brokers, Parmalat, Oakley, Hallmark and government agencies.

He is a qualified Mental Health First Aid Instructor and is passionate about helping people thrive when life gets tough.

Luke has featured on the Today show, and publications like the Huffington post, New Idea, Herald sun, Men’s health and Thrive Global.

Speaking Topics Include

Becoming stress Teflon

When stressed out, people waste energy worrying about the past and anxious about the future. Becoming Stress Teflon will increase profit and performance by keeping your teams focused, aligned and embracing the challenges in the moment. Embracing stress without it “sticking” is the key to sustained performance and work/life balance.

 

Leading stress-FREE teams

The great resignation is changing how we look at our teams. People don't leave bad jobs; they leave stressed leaders. Stress flows downhill, and with 65% of departing employees going because of their immediate superior, it's time for leaders to get better at stress.

Burnt out? Let’s get curious about why

Getting curious uncovers options to upgrade our outdated beliefs and systems to make work more efficient. Procrastination, perfectionism, micromanaging, rumination and using chocolate as a stress reliever are all curious habits. This talk will show you a stress-free way to design your systems to ensure performance at work and energy for the things you enjoy.

 

Work life balance: It’s all about energy

Imagine you had energy for all the important things in your life? That’s balance!

This talk will help your team discover the habits that help and the ones that don’t. You can’t get work life balance without self-awareness and this talk is like a room of mirrors.

 

School stress RESET

Teenagers have never been more stressed than they are today. This talk will help teachers and teenagers to understand stress, and get in the right state to perform when exams come around. This is the upstream solution to build resilience in tomorrow’s leaders.