Leadership comes with the gift of opportunity, the daily opportunity to impact people and the world positively. Yamini Naidu
Yamini is a global thought leader in storytelling and business communication. She is a much sought after presenter, combining authenticity and humour with rich insights. Her purpose is to partner with business leaders to create & sustain positive impact and achieve results, in a way that leaves them, the people who work with them and the world a better place.
Yamini believes every leader and business owner has been given a gift. The gift is the daily opportunity to impact and inspire team members, clients, customers, and stakeholders in their world. She partners with leaders and business owners to achieve results using the tools of business storytelling, inspiring presentations, personal branding, brand storytelling, winning pitches and thought leadership which can help them maximize this gift.
Yamini writes, speaks and runs training programs and offers a private mentoring service for CEOs and senior leaders in public speaking. She's also educated thousands of people at events and workshops and worked directly with hundreds of clients.
Yamini has co–authored three books; Hooked: How leaders connect, engage and inspire through storytelling, Triple your presentation success and Eliminate Death by PowerPoint and she shares her communication insights in a fortnightly blog.
Yamini has held senior leadership roles and has extensive corporate experience working in a range of industry sectors including financial services, retail, not for profit, government, e commerce, pharmaceuticals, and professional services with senior industry leaders, key stakeholders and company boards. Yamini has also taught leadership and management at RMIT University. This passion, experience and first hand knowledge in leadership are now being directed to inspiring other leaders to realise and live their potential.
Yamini is an economist by training and has post graduate degree from the London School of Economics. She is both a gold medalist in Economics and a London School of Economics Scholarship winner. Yamini is currently a voluntary guide at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Yamini is committed to social enterprise and supports through pro bono work the High Resolves Global Citizenship and Leadership Programs which offer a three-year transformational experience for high school students in Years 8 to 10. She is also committed to supporting and working with Pollinate Energy, a not for profit focused on energy access for poor people living in urban India.