Who we are

At FOCUSWRX, we help people invest their energy right to promote longterm performance and well-being. 

Meet the founders

Jason Howlett

Co-Founder & Change Agent

Jason’s passion is helping people develop, with the purpose of increasing well-being and achieving potential. Jason uses applied science (neuroscience, psychology and physiology), combined with data, to optimise brain functioning and build the ability to change behaviour.

For the past 9 years, Jason has been working with organisations and their employees on programmes that impact: Leadership and Talent; Mindset and behaviour change; Strategy Implementation; Well-being; Resilience/Grit in individuals and teams. Before focusing his work on mindset and behaviour, Jason worked in IT for 7 years.

Jason studied Applied Positive Psychology at the University of East London and has a degree in Computer Science from Royal Holloway, University of London. Jason is a certified Personal Trainer and Lifestyle Coach.

Morten Lauridsen

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Morten’s passion is to create products and services that empower others to achieve what is important to them.

Prior to co-founding Manpremo Performance, Morten worked at Microsoft for 18 years in various local and global consulting and leadership roles. The last 6 years at Microsoft, Morten’s main responsibilities were product & service strategy, the digital transformation of products and services, and implementation of new agile methodologies to improve business agility. Most recently, Morten led strategy and product planning for the Microsoft Services Hub, the digital delivery platform for the Microsoft Unified Support offering.

Morten holds an Executive MBA from Henley Business School and a Datanom education from Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College.

Our values – seriously

Authenticity

Authenticity is often defined as the degree to which one is true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character, despite external pressures. It requires a level of self-awareness and understanding of relationships with other people.

Creativity

Creativity is perceived as a somewhat elusive phenomenon whereby something new and sometimes valuable is formed, whether it be an idea, an invention, a scientific theory, a painting, a poem, a piece of music or even a joke. Innovation is often defined as the commercialisation of creative ideas.

Empathy

Empathy can be described as the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing. Essentially, it is the capacity to place oneself in another’s position.