Author(s): Bianca Chatfield
Game On is a book designed to give women a toolkit they need to build a life and career they want. Bianca and Leigh reveal strategies developed from their combined 30+ years of working with people in high performance environments, developing leadership programs and 1:1 coaching sessions for many women. Game Onspeaks frankly on many challenges the modern day woman encounters in her career, including building personal brand, confidence resilience, working with fear, and dealing with the inner critic as examples. Importantly, the book helps women to leap their own comfort zone with practical strategies and support to increase their career life success. Easy to read and visually appealing, with quotes and anecdotes throughout, Game On will quickly become the go-to personal mentor for every woman in their career and life.
Bianca Chatfield is a former Vice Captain of the Australian Diamonds and Captian of the Melbourne Vixens, an elite athlete who has been a World Champion and Commonwealth Games Gold and Silver Medalist, six times Premiership player , Keynote speaker, Ambassador, Teacher and Leadership specialist with a Bachelor of Education and Human Movement, Diploma of Management and Graduate Certificate in Elite Athlete Mentoring. Bianca is one of the youngest ever to have debuted for the Australian Diamonds at the age of only 18. She has made a name for herself on the court as one of the toughest defenders and most well-known female athletes in the country, a respected leader in sport and a business woman. Netball has been an enormous part of her life, but her ability to build a career and business outside of her career as a full time athlete is just as impressive. Leigh Russell is an Organisational Development Specialist, Board Director, Performance Coach and public speaker-with qualifications in the arts, teaching, counselling, career counselling and business. Leigh is an accomplished sports leader, having developed a successful career building growing and leading across challenging high performance environments, with significant understanding of sport at all levels. Leigh was the first woman to hold a senior executive position within an AFL Club (working across football administration) and the youngest CEO appointed in Netball Victoria's history. Now, Leigh runs Inspired Heads, a management consultancy and coaching practice that specialises in working with sport and corporate organisations around leadership, high performance, governance, building positive cultures and executive coaching. With business partner Bianca Chatfield, she founded 'The Ignition Project' - an online leadership and personal development program for women. She serves as Chair of Tennis Victoria's Nominations Committee, a Director of the State Sport Centres Trust, and is a former Chair of Women's Health West Director of AFL SportsReady. She is also the performance coach on Foxtel's The Recruit.