Leadership Training

Discover your leadership Gift. Get the Confidence to #makeithappen.


Leadership Training

Discover your leadership Gift. Get the Confidence to #makeithappen.

Making it happen for Local WA Businesses & National Corporations alike.

Reforge Your Purpose with Clarity and Intention

I work with creative leaders who are forged from the hard yards of life.

They've known tough times, they've learnt and grown with every challenge. As their business grows there comes a time to reforge their purpose with clarity and intention, releasing them and their business into their real calling or a new season of growth.

All it takes is someone to light their fire...and I have the match!


Donna Bates

Community Building Leadership Programs & Initiatives


The Lab Factory

Educating and empowering and creating community building initiatives like The Lab Factory.


Legacy Leadership Program

Raising up the next generation to make a difference through the Legacy Leadership Program.

#makeithappen Blog


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#MAKEITHAPPEN Case Study Helping Owners Restructure for time and freedom

Learn how Donna Bates helped Mandurah Boat and Bike Hire go from an unloved business takeover to a flourishing business, giving the owners the time and freedom they deserve.