Vanessa Bennett
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Helping leaders, individuals and teams to improve their performance by incorporating neuroscience for optimal performance. Vanessa is also a part-time fitness instructor. For more on Next Evolution Performance, visit: Follow Vanessa on Instagram: @High_Perform_Ness and on Twitter: @Vanessa_NEP.
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Vanessa Bennett is the CEO and founder of global high performance coaching company, Next Evolution Performance.

By incorporating neuroscience for optimal performance, Vanessa and her team of coaches help individuals, leaders and businesses to achieve sustained high performance by implementing tailored strategies to suit their needs.

With over 20 years experience in the financial services and health and fitness professions, Vanessa worked with Macquarie Bank and Dimensional before heading up the role of Australian CEO of peak performance company, Inside 80 Performance. For over three years, Vanessa helped people maximise

their productivity both in and out of the workplace.

Vanessa is passionate about educating leaders on contemporary leadership techniques, and equipping them with knowledge and strategies they can pass onto their staff to ensure authentic high performance is continuously being achieved, avoiding the risk of burnout.

As a result of Vanessa’s genuine love and interest in coaching and business, she founded Next Evolution Performance in June 2016 to continue her education of high performance and productivity strategies with small to medium businesses, as well as individuals and large corporations. Vanessa’s portfolio boasts an impressive list of clients including Boral, UBS and AIA Insurance to name a few.

Vanessa is also a qualified senior group fitness instructor and mentor, and has been working part-time for the last 15 years with Fitness First. By integrating fitness into her everyday life, Vanessa is able to keep both her mind and body healthy, which in turn results in being able to perform at her best.

For more information on Vanessa and Next Evolution Performance, visit:, or follow Vanessa on Twitter @Vanessa_NEP and Instagram: @High_Perform_Ness. 

Vanessa Bennett's Blog

How to Teach Your Staff to Use Technology for Good, Not Evil

Posted on May 3, 2017 at 11:00 0 Comments

Laptops, smartphones and iPads have allowed us the freedom and flexibility to work whenever, wherever. But there’s an art to learning how to take control of your technology use and ensure that you’re using it for good, not evil. From a work perspective, it’s crucial that we teach and empower our staff to think positively about technology and the flexibility it inevitably brings with it. There can be a feeling of overwhelm that can occur when people feel obliged to be ‘online’ 24/7 because…


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