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The Small Business Antivirus

Posted on March 27, 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 of...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 February 11, 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 February 3, 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


How to Boost Mental Wellbeing with Happiness

Posted on January 21, 2020

By Wellbeing Speaker Dr Jenny Brockis When I hear the idea of seeking greater happiness at work being derided as being soft, fluffy stuff irrelevant to the business world it makes me mad and sad. Because those statements come from a position of ignorance and or denial. As thinking feeling creatures, we do our best when operating in a psychologically safe environment, when we are involved in meaningful work and have the security of enjoying good physical health and strong positive relationships...More


How to Balance Life and Work in the Digital Age

Posted on January 29, 2020

By Mental Health Speaker Elizabeth Venzin Meaningful work is one of the most important ways to feel good about oneself. It can boost self-worth and allow us to achieve meaningful goals, but it can also cause undue stress and may lead to mental health issues if we pressure ourselves too hard or are overworked. In fact, there are many issues that can affect our mental health in the workplace, but one of the biggest is our reliance on technology and the ‘need’ to be digitally connected...More


‘TIS THE SEASON, FOR KICK OFF MEETINGS

Posted on December 20, 2019

By Business Speaker Troy Hazard It’s about this time of the year that everyone is planning their ‘kick off’ meetings for 2020, and speakers and agents are typically taking briefs from event planners about all of the things their clients are looking to ‘launch’ at those meetings, to kick start the New Year. But what if the kick off meeting wasn’t just kicking off the New Year, it was instead kicking off a narrative for 2020? Knowing how important these meetings...More


Respect trumps Harmony

Posted on December 18, 2019

To celebrate International Women’s Day, international keynote speaker and author, Rachael Robertson will release her new book, Respect trumps harmony.  “Respect trumps Harmony” presents the business case for building a resilient, innovative and high performing team built on a foundation of respect. It contains case studies and stories, and importantly, for the first time we have quantified the value, in both financial terms and team morale, of implementing No Triangles (the...More


Be A Goal Getter not just a Goal Setter

Posted on December 18, 2019

It’s 2020. The year has kicked off and as usual, gyms all around the country will be full of people hoping that THIS IS THE YEAR they will get fit. They have SET their goals, but will they GET them? Chances are high they won’t GET them without these Five Key Elements. What about your goals for 2020? Will you be a Goal Setter or a Goal Getter? Here are the Five Key Elements you need to be a Goal Getter. First you have to understand what your goal is and write it down. It’s good...More