Tell your story- Jaqui O’Donohoe


It’s my favourite time in my blog schedule, when I shine a light on my incredible clients by way of my The Proust Questionnaire series. Today we have fabulous Jaq O’Donohoe. Jaq works in a high level corporate role which is so clever I don’t actually know what she does. She’s also an incredible writer and loves little more than sending me text messages from the tops of mountain ridges which give me anxiety.

The Proust Questionnaire by Jaqui O’Donohoe

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Running trails at sunrise, lunch and wine with hubby and the dog and an afternoon on the beach.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Day spa!

Outdoor gear

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?





What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Writing my book and sharing the story of Dad and I. I’m also pretty proud of the fact that I met and married a man who cooks- and cooks well!

What is your most treasured possession?

Wedding ring and book from Dad

What is your most marked characteristic?



Who is your hero of fiction?

Wonder Woman

Who are your heroes in real life?


Turia Pitt

My aunties

What is your story?

I  live a life of adventure. After joining the WA Police Force at only 19yrs old I now balance a career in the corporate world with running ultra-marathons or solo thru hiking in the bush. I am inspired by my late Dad’s adventures. Dad was a submariner with the Royal Australian Navy and his death at the age of 59yrs led me to put pen to paper and write our story, recently releasing my book Reflections through the Periscope. A love letter to Dad.

I am passionate about leading and developing in the community. I am an active member of Rotary and currently the President Elect 21/22 for my club as well as an active member in my local women’s cricket club. My goal is to inspire a little adventure in all of us.

What is your motto?

Life is an adventure. Live it.

Find out more about Jaq and her incredible adventures here. Last year, I had the gob-smacking pleasure of being part of Jaq’s journey to author- her book, Reflections Through the Periscope, is  available here. 

I love shining the spotlight on some of my clients and colleagues. If you’d like to know more about my work, or would like the full 35 questions from the Questionnaire, please shoot me an email or give me a buzz, and I’ll respond in a jiffy. 

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