Allan Pease talks about relationships and communication. He teaches simple, field-tested skills and techniques that work. And he delivers his message in a humorous way, which motivates people to want to use these ideas immediately
Catherine has an amazing ability to bring out the best in people, turn around individual and team performance and to stimulate positive changes.
Most well known for her appearances on "Sensing Murder" and as a magazine columnist.
John has now retired from competitive international rugby with the Wallabies. A truly great sporting personality.
Rob has successfully transferred the psychology of high-risk reaction to the business arena. The former defensive tactics instructor of Nelson Mandela’s bodyguards, Rob has managed a security company in Papua New Guinea, studied martial arts throughout Asia, worked with special forces and anti-terrorists units in Britain, Europe and the United States and during the build up to the Sydney 2000 Olympics he provided conflict resolution training to experts from the Federal Police, State Protection Group and the Australian SAS. His latest book is entitled ‘Be Your Own Bodyguard’. ” His previous book ‘Perform with Confidence’ introduced thousands of readers to the value of using brains over brawn when dealing with conflict. This book attracted the attention of the business and management community and has since seen Rob present to companies such as Bayer, Lumley Life, Norwich Union, Panasonic and Telstra. Business Review Weekly ranked Rob as one of Australia’s top 10 professional speakers.
Nine 'start up' companies in 16 years has got to come with some great stories! It comes with some scars too. Troy's experience in business and marketing, has given him the opportunity to address many small business, franchise and multi national groups around the world on a range of business topics. He has been Co-Host on ‘Inside Franchising’, a national TV show on Network Ten which delivers news, views and stories from the franchise community. His keynote and workshop presentations contain a combination of the information he has collected from some of the planets brightest and most successful business people, and lessons learnt from his own businesses over the last twenty years. Troy has joined Channel 9’s newest national business show, ‘Don’t Come Monday’ as the resident business expert.
Inspirational speaker Alan Patching receives rave reviews from his presentations around the globe on leadership, innovation, project management, and a range of management skills including negotiation and communication. He is currently very much in demand for his presentations on the Power of Purpose in the Corporate Environment, and Leading to Build a Futureproof Corporation.
One of Australia’s most in demand speakers, this human dynamo entertains her audience as they learn about the importance of relationships, lifestyle, communication and stress management. With a background in physiotherapy, psychology and neuro-linguistics, Amanda consults to major corporations and professional associations both in Australia and overseas. Amanda is the author of “Stress Busters” and “the Office Athlete”.
Ben’s first band in Auckland was ‘Ardijah’. Two years playing and singing on Australia’s world famous Hamilton Island gave Ben the experience and expertise to be a top in his field. On Ben’s return to New Zealand he has performed with various bands and performers including Annie Crummer and Billy T James’s Band.
Learn from Cyndi O’Meara, best selling author of the book series Changing Habits and international presenter, on how to simply achieve your ‘Dream Lifestyle’ Cyndi is a life changer. She hasn’t won an Olympic medal or climbed a mountain, she is an everyday Australian wife and mother who has achieved a healthy, wealthy, happy life.
Cynthia Morton describes herself as "a recovering addict and victim of abuse". Her experiences and journey of recovery have led her to develop ways of dealing with the demons from her past. Her methods have been so successful that her doctor, therapist and friends encouraged her to write a book designed to help others who may need "a helping hand with life".
Michael Groom is unquestionably one of the world’s greatest 'big' mountain climbers. In 1999 he successfully climbed Makalu, the smallest and for Michael, the last of the 'big five' - the five highest mountains in the world. Makalu, Lhotse, Kangchenjunga, K2 and Everest. Michael climbed them all without the assistance of bottled oxygen, and all but Kangchenjunga he climbed without the front third of both feet.
Noel reaches over five million people a week with his columns in newspapers such as the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age. He is an author of international stature and his books "Making Money Made Simple" and "More Money with Noel Whittaker", are best sellers in Australia, Great Britain, South Africa, South East Asia and New Zealand. He has also authored two other best sellers "Getting it Together" which is aimed at the teenage market, and "Living Well in Retirement".
Ray grew up in the rough and tumble world of Melbourne’s Western Suburbs. At 17 he decided to open a panel beating shop and mortgage his parent’s home all before moving into the video industry at 21. During this period Ray helped revolutionise the video rental industry and opened the largest video wholesale supermarket in Australia. This superstore set a new standard to be followed for years to come, and secured Ray a number of industry awards. Ray diversified into many other businesses but his main focus was franchising and by 27 he had turned over more than AUD$90m (and couldn’t read or write). Ray has since continued his entrepreneurial career and keeps on opening new businesses.
With over 25 years experience as a professional entertainer, Steve has enough credits up his sleeve to lay claim to the title of Australia’s most innovative and versatile comedian.
Gliding over the finish line at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games saw Steven’s name etched into the history books. Skating in the 1000m final and in fifth place, the unthinkable happened. The race favourite and the other three skaters ahead of Steven, fell in a tangle of skates and arms and legs on the ice. Leaving the path clear for Steven, he glided across the finish line in first place and became the first ever Australian to win a Winter Olympic Gold Medal!