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Dr Louise Mahler


Are you Leading with Gravitas?

When it comes to being an exceptional leader, having some serious gravitas is the secret sauce. Picture this: executives from big shots like American Express, Deutsche Bank, and Ernst & Young spilled the beans, and guess what? Gravitas is the rockstar of executive presence, with 67% of execs giving it the seal of approval.

Now, why does gravitas matter in leader talk? Well, think of it as your leadership superpower – it adds a sprinkle of authority, a dash of credibility, and a whole lot of influence to your message. When you lead with gravitas, it’s like waving a leadership wand that screams, “Hey, listen up, my words mean business!” and the ancient romans did it best!

In the chaotic world of business where change happens faster than a coffee refill, gravitas is your guiding star. It helps you navigate tricky situations with the finesse of a roman emperor and ensures your messages hit home like the last slice of pizza at a party.

So, why not lead with gravitas? Imagine the ripple effect – shaping perceptions, building trust, and flexing your leadership muscles. It’s not just about words; it’s about creating a vibe that says, “Follow me, we’ve got this!” 

Ready to sprinkle some gravitas magic?


A rare breed as one of Australia’s ‘Keynote Speakers of Excellence’

Louise is recognised as a Top 30 Global Guru in both Body Language and Communication and is awarded Internationally for her contribution to Women in Business. In demand for Adobe in the United States, India and the South Pacific, she has travelled with Gartner to the USA and Europe and is a repeat guest for the elite Million Dollar Round Table in Los Angeles and keynote for the Million Dollar Top Tables in Texas.

Rarely does one find academic insight, observational excellence and a dynamic delivery to shed light on a topic that is critical to us all – ourselves! A foremost expert in body language, voice and human behaviour, Louise has a PhD in Business, and degrees and masters in Organisational Psychology as well as Music that led to the University top award for Innovation in Research. She also holds an Adjunct Professorship at Federation University.

Her skills as a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming pull together her academic study and a decade of professional performance on the European opera stage to put her in a league of her own. These blended skills bring powerful observation that elicits discernible, positive change to handle presentations, conquer media and glide through high-stake engagements with poise and ease. Her techniques will help you build confidence, instil trust and create influence by ‘being heard’ in every environment you face.

Louise is regular contributor to print, radio and television media, appearing as a regular on Channel 7 and lauded for her expertise and humour. She is ‘on-call’ for many of Australia’s leading CEO’s to deliver in moments that matter.

2021 Keynote
Speaker of the Year 

Best selling Author
of 2 books

Advisor to more than 500 brands

2024 Top 30 Global Guru in
Body Language and Communication 

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