NEW YEARS QUICK BITS

Tina Wort
Owner – Operator Dundees Restaurant

Tina Wort
Owner – Operator Dundees Restaurant

What will you be doing over the festive season? Working

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Water with fresh lime

Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions? Just be true to myself

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019?
Dream it
Think it
Want it
Plan it
Get it

Where will you be this time next year? On earthliving my dream that I have planned out.


John Cameron
General Manager
Cairns Jockey Club

John Cameron
General Manager
Cairns Jockey Club

What will you be doing over the festive season? Doing maintenance on the house and playing as much tennis and golf as I can fit in.

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Great Northern Super Crisp

Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions? To complete a 10 -14 day testing hike in either New Zealand or Nepal with my family

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019? Find time to do the special things in life with family

Where will you be this time next year? Hopefully on a beach somewhere in Queensland


Michael Ryan
Director
Morgans Financial Limited

Michael Ryan
Director
Morgans Financial Limited

What will you be doing over the festive season? Kids all home for Christmas, so will be great fun with family and friends

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Sparkling Shiraz – maybe Seppelts Show Reserve… bitterly cold
Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions? Too early for that, need the time for introspection that the soporific Christmas/new year period allows.

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019? Don’t forget to smell the Gardenias.

Where will you be this time next year? Out on the reef on a beautiful glassy day.


Joan Wilson
Owner – Operator
The Chambers

Joan Wilson
Owner – Operator
The Chambers

What will you be doing over the festive season? On a personal level, spending time with the grand kids; it’s their first Christmas and I’m super excited. On The Chambers side, making sure our guests have the best Christmas party possible!

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Mumm Champagne or Petit Cordon No.2 Sparking – both are amazing!

Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions?
I resolve never to resolve (lol!)

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019? Listen to your gut

Where will you be this time next year? This time next year, I’ll be where I love the most – Cairns!


Nikki Belle
CEO & FOUNDER
FACE TODAY

Nikki Belle
CEO & FOUNDER
FACE TODAY

What will you be doing over the Festive Season? Taking time out to spend with my Gorgeous partner Ross and my loving family. Setting my 2019 goals, forward planning my year and working with my fitness coach Cliff Kovacs from Athlete High Performance Training Centre on creating the strongest version of me possible.

Choice of Beverage to keep you cool? A perfectly chilled, icy Lime and Mint Mojito, down on the waterfront at Trinity Beach.

Do you have New Years Resolutions? Yes! Creating the Strongest, Fittest version of me possible. #strongisthenewblack

Best advice you have ever been given going into 2019?? ‘ You can achieve anything you put your mind to, navigate the obstacles but don’t let them stop you!’ Also play ‘I’m Every Woman’ as loud as you can stand while
doing it.

Where will you be this time next year? I will be exactly here again in Gorgeous Cairns with the Love of my Life and our Beautiful Families. X


Charmaine Saunders
Managing Director
Mainie Head Office

Charmaine Saunders
Managing Director
Mainie Head Office

What will you be doing over the festive season? We are in the retail business so working of course, but I am feeling very blessed to have some of our grandchildren visiting us for the Christmas holidays again this year.

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Classic Negroni

Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions? Spend more time outdoors.

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019? Focus on the people who believe in you, not the ones who don’t.

Where will you be this time next year? Hopefully where I am now but with more grandchildren. (Our 11th grandchild is due before Christmas)


Deb Johnstone
Mindset Coach Transformational Pathways Australia

Deb Johnstone
Mindset Coach Transformational Pathways Australia

What will you be doing over the festive season? I will be spending Christmas day with my family and I am blessed to live at the beach. So spending plenty of time in nature and visiting different parts of our beautiful FNQ region.

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Non alcoholic ;I love water or a new favourite is the Twinings cold water infusions. Alcoholic; I like a good quality bubbles or a Corona.

Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions? I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions, I set goals and always have plenty of those for all aspects of my life that are important to me.

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019? Listen to my body it never lies. After going through recovery from burnout over the last three years, it has become my mantra 🙂

Where will you be this time next year? I will still be living in this beautiful region, following my vision to help people achieve success and happiness, and looking forward to a big trip overseas during early 2020. Its time to visit Old Blighty, I miss my family and friends.


Kate Gunn
Founder & Director
Balance! Healthcare

Kate Gunn
Founder & Director
Balance! Healthcare

What will you be doing over the festive season? Relaxing… I have had a pretty hard year with a lot of change.

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Champagne (of course)

Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions? To start the year afresh with enthusiasm and spirit

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019? Don’t overanalyse things

Where will you be this time next year? Enjoying a champagne, celebrating success, family and great friendships


Chris Pigott
Business Manager
CASC

Chris Pigott
Business Manager
CASC

What will you be doing over the festive season?
Relaxing with family and friends after a busy year in Aviation

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Corona or Stella

Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions? To renovate my bathrooms

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019? Follow your dreams and never look back

Where will you be this time next year? Same chair same place


Jade Cook
CEO
Koko Lashes & Brows

Jade Cook
CEO
Koko Lashes & Brows

What will you be doing over the festive season? Relaxing, spending time with my incredible partner Nui, family and my fur child Lenny.

Choice of beverage to keep you cool? Definitely Gin & Tonics!

Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions? Life is about balance, I have made a promise to myself for 2019 less work and more me time with yoga, meditation and fitness…. and Gin & Tonics of course, I’m all about that balance haha.

Best advice you have ever been given that you will take into 2019?

Essentials for growth:
Learn more
Build new habits
Always be true & honest to yourself
Say no to old habits
Be ready to act in new ways
Believe that you can change
Say yes to supportive people
Where will you be this time next year? Possibilities are endless but I know I will have pushed myself out of many comfort zones and allowed myself to grow and learn to move onto the next exciting chapter that I have planned for my business… if you would like to know what that is, keep your eye out in 2019 on our socials @koko_lashesnbrows.