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How to stand out, without selling out, in this age of online influence

Posted on November 7, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

How to stand out, without selling out, in this age of online influence

Kirryn Zerna speaks to entrepreneurs and business owners about how to create remarkable digital brands and how to equip large organisations to equip and mobilize leaders to create a digital brand from within that can't be ignored. In her article below Kirryn shares some tips from her keynote topic, THE STANDOUT EFFECT.By Kirryn Zerna Imagine your favourite coffee shop. To get there you’ve walked past not one, not two but 7 coffee shops. Now picture it heaving with dine-in eaters and takeaway...More


The Unlikely Marathoner

Posted on October 24, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

The Unlikely Marathoner

Excerpt from 'The Unlikely Marathoner' By Donna Campisi Chapter 7 – Mental Roadblocks  When thinking of our big goal, whether it’s what we’ve wanted for a long time or something new we’ve been dreaming of, sometimes it’s easy to make excuses as to why we can’t achieve it. This is what I call a mental roadblock. But how about instead we find a solution as to how we can achieve your big goal? As a benefit, you’ll clear your mind of negative thoughts....More


Seamless : A Hero's Journey

Posted on July 31, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Seamless : A Hero\'s Journey

A Journey of Digital Disruption, Adaptation and Human Transformation. By Anders Sorman-Nilsson Achieve brand success with smarter change management and seamless transformation Seamless is a guide for transforming your brand and heroically taking your business into the future. Customers are sick and tired of the inconvenience, friction, arrogance and grating seams they experience on their customer journeys caused by brands undergoing awkward and haphazard change. This book shows you how to remove...More


What is Clean Communication?

Posted on June 27, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Clean communication is at the very foundation of any integrous, generative relationship. Clean Communication has no “negative charge” to it. There is no component of it that has any form of attack, shame, blame, upset, anger, manipulation, ridicule, disdain, lies or otherwise. Unclean communication may be consciously or unconsciously delivered. Consciously delivered unclean communication may be easier to deal with, because there is an emotional awareness around it. A person is deliberately...More


Our Amazing Future

Posted on June 25, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Our Amazing Future

By Tony Ryan – author of The Next Generation  (available through Wiley & Sons Publishers).  We are giving away a copy of Tony's book in our June Newsletter! What are we doing to our young people? This is the best time in human history to be alive, and the future offers such amazing potential. Yet our children are constantly overwhelmed with how difficult the world up ahead might be. If we continue to unbalance our daily narrative with so many negative reports, they will...More


Janine Shepherd The Defiant Human Spirit

Posted on May 31, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Janine Shepherd The Defiant Human Spirit

Never tell me never! Janine Shepherd’s story reads like the plot of a Hollywood movie. An Australian national champion skier in training for the upcoming Olympics, she was hit by a truck on a bike ride, suffering multiple life-threatening injuries.  Doctors warned her parents that, even if she lived, Janine would never walk again. After major spinal surgery, and five months immobilized in a hospital bed, Janine came home to heal. She faced a daunting recovery and an uncertain future.  Struggling...More


The age of the INTRAPRENEUR

Posted on April 24, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

We are entering the age of the INTRAPRENEUR – the employee who thinks and acts like an entrepreneur while working inside a large organisation. Three powerful and pervasive trends are creating a perfect storm giving rise to intrapreneurialism.  In this article, Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw discusses this new workplace trend. Firstly, every organisation is living with the innovation imperative -the pressing need to innovate in order to successfully negotiate the challenges of a VUCA (Volatile Uncertain...More


LinkedIn - So Much More than a Resume

Posted on April 24, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

LinkedIn has become the most powerful platform B2B (business to business) people have to demonstrate their experience and build authority in their area of expertise. In this article, Yvonne Adele expands upon her three-step philosophy to LinkedIn Success.  I've been on the platform for almost 14 years. It had become quite tiresome and gloomy by the time Microsoft purchased it. Their first few developments were a little clumsy and glitchy, but this past year has seen vast improvements leading...More


A Case And 3 Tips For Creativity

Posted on April 24, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

A Case And 3 Tips For Creativity

Written by: Mark Carter I’m deliberately avoiding the platitude ‘disruptive innovation’ or, ironically even more prosaic, ‘digital disruption’. The term disruptive technologies was created and coined by Clayton M. Christensen in the mid 90’s. Since then, like many things trendy, the terms either lost its way or become a blasé victim of its popular resonance with the masses. To highlight this, think about a couple of similes from the fairytale land of digital,...More


Steve Moneghetti's Journey in the Commonwealth Games

Posted on February 28, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Steve Moneghetti\'s Journey in the Commonwealth Games

  I love the Commonwealth Games as it is where I ran my first marathon and it went pretty well with me bagging the Bronze medal. From there I followed up with a Silver and finally won Gold in Victoria, Canada in 1994. From those modest beginnings I have stayed involved with Commonwealth Games attending four, working as an athlete mentor in Manchester, being the Mayor of the Village at the Melbourne Games in 2006 and then as Chef de Mission in 2010, 2014, and at this year’s Games up on...More