"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited. Knowledge in and of itself is useless. It is the application of knowledge on a practical basis that determines the value of the learning. The more one knows, the more one realises how much more there is to know."- Blake Beattie
Below is a brief outline of the formal training that Blake has undertaken. This, together with hundreds of books and audio programs, has given Blake valuable insights into creating sustainable individual and organisational success.
- Graduate Diploma in Business Administration - University of Technology Sydney (UTS) with distinction.
- Bachelor of Education, Personal Development, Health & Physical Education,Wollongong University
- Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training (OTEN)
- Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner(NLP)
- Timeline Therapist(Evolve Now - Mind Institute)
- DISC Accredited Trainer(DTS Training)
- National Institute of Dramatic Arts - NIDA (3 level 2 acting courses)
- Unleash the Power Within - 4-day workshop with Anthony Robins.
- Excellence in Sales Course(Tom Hopkins, Brian Tracy)
- Landmark Education Forum - Landmark Forum
- Hypnotherapy Practitioner (Evolve Now - Mind Institute)
- CarltonCommunicators Professional Speaking Course.
- 2 Day Stand Up Comedy Course - Fox Studios (Judy Carter)
- Current Member of the National Speakers Association of Australia(NSAA)
- SynchroDestinyCourse - Weekend program with Deepak Chopra
- Toastmasters (Effective presentations / public speaking)
- Combat Ready Managers (Effective presentations, marketing, effective communication
& creativity courses)
- Advanced Powerpoint Course (Cottonsoft)
- Breakthrough to Success with Chris Howard
- World Class Speaker Program with Michael Grinder
- The Breakthrough Experience with Dr John Demartini
- Speakers Academy (National Speakers Association of Australia)
Awards and Achievements:
- Summit Leadership Award, presented at Parliament House
- Nominated for the Pride of Australia Award
- Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)
- Art Umbrella School of Acting 1 year course
- Max Rowley's Media Academy (Radio)
- Professional Member Accreditation (NSAA)