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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


Q&A with Cam Calkoen

Posted on July 31, 2018 in Mental Health

Cam Calkoen visited the Great Expectation team recently. We ask him some questions about his topics and main keynote themes. How do you shape the Big Picture?  I believe ‘the big picture’ comes into our life at a relatively early stage, it’s the ability to dream and imagine what is possible in life. For me I always wanted to live a life where I could travel, entertain and connect with a lot of people, that was my big picture and through experiences (both good and bad) I’ve...More


Support your pursuit for excellence

Posted on July 31, 2018 in Organising an event

Putting together an impressive conference program can often be an overwhelming task. Whether it be aligning company message with the required professional education points sought after by delegates or securing the right mix between professional and social activities to attract registrations, the decisions you make during the planning phase ultimately contributes to the success of your event. After mapping out an incredible event schedule with a good mix of activities, designed as best as possible...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


Mens Health Week

Posted on June 21, 2018 in Mental Health

Graeme Cowan was interviewed by ABCTV breakfast TV during Men's Health Week 2018.  The interview expanded upon why Australian men are so lonely, and why this matters.  The coverage of this important and timely topic has been immense.  In addition to this interview, Graeme was also interviewed on ABC Melbourne radio, ABC Brisbane radio, and on several commercial stations in Queensland, Victoria, and Western Australia.   As you will see from the interview, Graeme am very passionate...More


Keep Calm and Call Great Expectation

Posted on June 27, 2018 in Organising an event

Hiring a professional speaker, trainer or entertainer for your corporate event can be a daunting task and it can often take a lot longer than you ever expected (when doing it alone). With Great Expectation's 15 years in the industry, we wanted to share why our clients choose to work with a speakers bureau for their events. 1. Knowledge Marg Booth, the owner of Great Expectation has over 15 years in the industry and with that comes a wealth of knowledge. Although you may find it easy to google the...More


A Humbling Announcement by lifeline

Posted on May 31, 2018 in Mental Health

In 2000, police officer Daryl Elliott Green was TWICE SHOT in the face and shoulder while investigating a neighbourhood dispute. Despite receiving a 'Valour Award' and a 'Group Bravery Citation', Daryl suffered PTSD for years after the incident. Daryl also underwent more than a dozen surgeries, successfully waged a 10 year battle for criminal compensation, overcame one of his greatest fears (which he speaks about in the film below), was featured in an episode of Australian Story, earned a Master’s...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


Planning an event for Men's Health Week?

Posted on April 24, 2018 in Mental Health

MEN'S HEALTH WEEK 11-17 JUNE 2018 During Men’s Health Week many workplaces and organisations are planning on hosting events to promote the health of men.  This year’s theme “MEN AND FAMILIES – MAKING HEALTHY CONNECTIONS” explores the different ways we support the health and well-being of men and the positive contributions men make. The focus is on healthy connections – explores what these can look like, and how men make and sustain, positive connections at...More