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Post-Pandemic Planning

Posted on July 3, 2020

By Psychology speaker Margie Ireland Every so often in history there are stand-out leaders who lead with words and make decisions that change the trajectory of where things could have gone. In this week’s articles I am sharing how to support your team to the other side of the Covid-19 crisis. In my previous article I shared the first two steps of Winston Churchill’s highly respected crisis framework – frame the crisis and invoke a sense of destiny. In this article I give you...More

Whatever happened to our beautiful and amazing events industry?

Posted on May 19, 2020 in Business Speakers

Today we’re talking about the world of conferences and events.  Just like everything else the industry was turned upside down with no warning, however the new world of social distancing doesn’t mean that will be disconnecting from everything and everyone.   Whilst our industry has suffered so heavily with all events being cancelled or postponed, and the conversations now around how people are screen fatigued with so many Zoom meetings, this brings us to ask the questions of...More

Are we undergoing a gratitude reset?

Posted on May 1, 2020

 By Keith AbrahamOver the past three weeks, I have spoken to more than 300 clients, presented 24 webcasts to over 10,000 people in 6 different countries. In this time, I have gained a few insights into how people are coping and what people are doing to conquer isolation. Some people have done amazing things, accomplished great goals and reconnected with people they had lost touch with, including the ones who live in their own home.Everyone has been experiencing this differently. Some have battled...More

Top 5 things that Kokoda taught me, that is helping right now!

Posted on April 3, 2020

With 121 Kokoda Trek’s and counting under Aidan Grimes belt… I am sure we all can agree he knows a little something about Perseverance, Patience and Resilience. Something we all need right now!By Aidan GrimesAidan Grimes has the Top 5 things that Kokoda taught him, that is helping right now:1) Adversity is only overcome by everyone pulling together, backing each other up and putting others ahead of self. With every step someone was always there for each other with some encouragement,...More

Potential Future Scenarios for COVID-19 Epidemics/Pandemics over the next 18 Months

Posted on July 2, 2020

  By futurist speaker Paul Higgins The COVID-19 pandemic has left a lot of people in fear and confusion. In recent discussions with clients I realised that there was a need for some foresight-based work to help them clarify what their strategy might be over the next 18 months. I have written some scenarios for specific clients, but I also have a view that disseminating some summary scenarios is useful for a lot of people. Therefore, I created this summary and made it freely available so people...More

The Small Business Antivirus

Posted on July 2, 2020

By Marketing and Branding Speaker Troy Hazard Small business owners and leaders need to get busy to protect their business against the impact of this virus, as unfortunately it has the potential to bankrupt more people than it kills. I’m no doctor, but I have got a pretty good prescription for any small business owner or leader to survive this rollercoaster. Get out if the waiting room – You know your business, so you don’t need to see a doctor if you know it is sick. Get out...More

Digital transformations fail, so do this instead

Posted on March 27, 2020

Digital transformations can be big, imposing and expensive. And you know what else? They can fail.In a 2018 McKinsey survey, only 16 percent of respondents found a digital transformation improved performance.A study by Weill and Woerner at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) found board members understood that digital disruption had a big impact, but only 39 percent recalled discussing a digital transformation.The need to go digital is clear, but rather than a big digital...More

Overcoming work-related stress for better health

Posted on July 2, 2020

Workplace stress can affect anybody. It can even go beyond the workplace and affect a person’s family life. It doesn’t take much for pressure to mount, and without intervention it can lead to serious health issues. Causes of work-related stress I talk about this topic in my book, MindShift to a Better Place. Some of the most common causes of work-related stress are working long hours, a consistently heavy workload, no flexibility or bullying within the workplace. An unhealthy workplace,...More

How to conquer your goals, and keep you on track in 2020

Posted on July 2, 2020

By Motivational Speaker Donna CampisiThe realisation began in November 2012. I stepped off the treadmill of ‘going through the daily motions,’ needing to move away from my desk and take time out to enjoy some ‘Me time.’ Heading out for a walk on a real path, along the beach. Enjoying the trees, the green grass, the blue sky; experiencing the energy of people relishing the spring weather … this was the time-out I needed to realise there was more to life than working...More

What’s Next For You When it Comes to Achieving Your Goals.

Posted on February 11, 2020

The only person that can motivate you is YOU! People can inspire you, inform you and assist you in gaining better insights about your business and life. When you take action you create momentum, make progress and advance towards what is important, what matters and what makes a difference, but you are the one that needs to take action. It has to start with YOU!The key to achieving your goals is about moving yourself from having great intentions to being able to start taking action ... small steps...More