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Jana Pittman's Autobiography

Posted on February 8, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Jana Pittman\'s Autobiography

  “Chasing goals is like building a fire, every day you add more kindle. ‘Till one day you light the match. Dream big and bold, make life an inferno.” Jana Pittman is an athlete, mum, author, speaker and a future doctor.  Jana’s autobiography tells her story of triumph, defeat, failure and success. She will take you on a journey through the peaks and troughs that helped shape her career and build her into who she is today. Jana has represented her country at three...More


Nick Cummins - The Honey Badger

Posted on February 8, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Nick Cummins - The Honey Badger

Nick Cummins (also known as The Honey Badger) is an Australian professional Rugby union footballer. He played for the Western Force in Super Rugby and for Coca-Cola Red Sparks in the Japanese Top League. Nick has represented Australia at the Commonwealth Games and other international matches, in both the Australian Sevens team and the Wallabies. His usual position is Wing. Why did they call him ‘The Honey Badger’?   Nick was called ‘The Honey Badger’ by his fans after...More


Human Rights Activist and Survivor

Posted on February 1, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Human Rights Activist and Survivor

Speaking Tour | March 2018 To celebrate International Women's Day 2018, Somaly Mam will return to Australia for the first time since 2014 to share her personal experiences, thoughts around eradicating modern slavery and why empowering survivors will help lead this change.   Somaly Mam Human Rights Activist, Founder, Best-Selling Author and Fearless Survivor of Sex Slavery Born into a tribal minority family in the Mondulkiri Province of Cambodia and sold at age 12, Somaly Mam is a survivor of...More


Stepping Up as Leader? Just Rock It!

Posted on January 31, 2018 in Leadership Development

Stepping Up as Leader? Just Rock It!

Sonia McDonald is an expert in building leadership strategy, confidence and capability, and is renowned for her innovative approach to leadership, organisational development and neuroscience as it applies to leadership.  Below Sonia gives some encouraging words to those looking to step up as a leader and just rock it! For years, the strong, decisive male was held up to us as the definition of a ‘leader’, but that is all changing. I think as our understanding of leadership has...More


Midwives in Tanzania

Posted on January 31, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Midwives in Tanzania

With gritty determination, a global vision and a unique background in nursing and aviation, Captain Jan Becker is an international force for change in the helicopter industry, in business and in women's and babies' health.  As a trained midwife, Jan is also passionate about reducing child mortality and improving maternal health in some of the world's most under-resourced countries. She is the founder of Midwife Vision, which offers education, professional support and resources to midwives at...More


Boost Your Team’s Performance in the New Year

Posted on February 23, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Boost Your Team’s Performance in the New Year

Teamwork is the ability to work with others toward a shared goal, participating actively, sharing responsibility and rewards of the team as a whole. How well did your team perform this past year? Daniel Goleman What are your team’s goals for the coming year? How did you contribute to your team’s performance? These are a few of the questions being asked at year’s end as organizations assess the past year and look ahead to the New Year. For many, the focus is on concrete numbers,...More


How We Made Money Selling Invisible Ice Cream

Posted on February 13, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

How We Made Money Selling Invisible Ice Cream

What is it like to live with six roommates, ride a vintage road bike around town, and consistently stand in line for over an hour to get brunch? If you said that sounds like something off the show Portlandia, you wouldn’t be too far off. This summer, I lived just outside of Portland, OR, a city that proudly wears the motto, “Keep Portland Weird.” Thankfully, it wasn’t too weird at Fisher Investments, an independent money management firm 20 minutes...More


Five Not-So-Obvious Tips for Winning More Sales

Posted on February 8, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

Five Not-So-Obvious Tips for Winning More Sales

There are a few obvious things to pay attention to, and they’ll be in every sales manual. Do your homework, make it conversational, focus on your product’s benefits rather than its features, overcome objections, challenge the prospect with your thinking, etc. - Don Peppers OK, you’ve made it through the gauntlet. After working hard to make a connection, you’ve finally succeeded in securing a meeting with an important prospect. What do you do now? How can you deepen the...More


International Women’s Day Events 2018

Posted on January 31, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

International Women’s Day Events 2018

Employers embrace gender parity Employers across the world will be looking to support the 2018 International Women's Day [IWD] campaign and do what they can to actively engage and harness their workforce and community, toward gender parity. Across the world, we are making positive gains towards Gender Parity day by day. There is now a very strong, and growing global movement of advocacy, activism and support.  Are you organising an International Women's Day event? By holding an IWD event organisations...More


5 Ways Women Sabotage their Career

Posted on February 1, 2018 in Hot Keynote Topics

5 Ways Women Sabotage their Career

***Rachael Robertson will be in Brisbane on the 8th March (International Women's Day) and is currently available for lunch or evening events. If you're based in Brisbane, this is also a great opportunity save on travel expenses.  Contact us 1300 55 64 69. Last year was a watershed moment for working women. Around the globe, we felt a tectonic shift in how women are treated in the workplace. It’s well overdue and entirely necessary. And while the focus has, justifiably, been on making...More