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International Men’s Health Day

Posted on November 19, 2020

This is my gift to the community on such an important day as International Men’s Health Day, recognising mental health of our men and boys (and everyone).  Mental Health – yes there’s lots of talk out there about it, but what can we individually do?  Well, I am so fortunate to have my business which is a professional Speakers Bureau, and to work in an industry having access to top celebrities and knowledge specialists around the world.  I’m thankful for that...More


COVID-19 and its impact on our Mental Health

Posted on November 11, 2020

By Craig Hamilton COVID-19 and its impact on our Mental Health 2020 has been an extraordinary year so far. The Coronavirus has changed the world and therefore had a significant impact on everyone on the planet. Even if we haven’t contracted the virus and don’t know anyone who has, the way we live and our day to day lives have changed. Covid19 has created fear, uncertainty and a loss of control in many aspects of our daily lives. It’s also...More


Post-Pandemic Planning

Posted on November 11, 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