Business Speakers

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Warm, kind and classy, Chyka is a successful businesswoman, a styling powerhouse and online editor of her own lifestyle magazine. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. No stranger to TV, Chyka previously spent four years as the homemaking and styling expert on Good Morning Australia (Network Ten) and three series on The Real Housewives of Melbourne (Foxtel).
  • The Real Housewives of Melbourne (TV Program)
  • Good Morning Australia (TV Program)
  • Foxtel
  • Network Ten

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Geoff Knight knows how to truly wow an audience. His onstage energy is infectious, weaving the at-times shocking true story of bootstrapping his way out of a shadowy criminal bikie gang and into the limelight. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. As a keynote speaker he is utterly unique; interspersing anecdotes from his awe-inspiring journey with spellbinding operatic performances that leave the audience breathless.

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Have you ever wondered why you do the things you don’t want to do, or why you don’t do the things you intend to do? Dr. Gina Cleo will tell you it’s because of your subconscious habits. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Dr. Cleo is a passionate and charismatic Dietitian and Senior Research Fellow at Bond University. She is recognised as the only Australian researcher in habit-change for long-term weight loss maintenance and holds a PhD in habits.

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Larry Quick is a strategist with significant global experience in both the corporate and civic sectors. He is the co-author of "Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change", the original developer of the Strategy in Action framework and the founder of Resilient Futures. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers.

For over twenty years Larry has researched the areas of disruption and resilience while helping organisations get on the front-foot in leveraging disruption – in all its forms. In his view disruption promises significant strategic opportunity and must be approached as a tailwind and not a headwind.

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Benjamin Roberts-Smith received his Victoria Cross in 2011 for his heroic and selfless actions on his fifth tour of duty in Afghanistan, as an SAS soldier. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. As one of just 9 living recipients of the VC worldwide and the most decorated soldier in the Commonwealth, Ben is without a doubt a selfless leader, and his real-life stories provide inspiration and an insight into true leadership.
  • Victoria Cross for Australia
  • Medal for Gallantry
  • Commendation for Distinguished Service
  • Australian Active Service Medal
  • Afghanistan Medal
  • Iraq Medal
  • Australian Service MedalUnited Nations Medal
  • Australian Father of the Year 2013
  • Australian Army
  • Australian Army Reserve
  • Special Air Service Regiment
  • RS Group Australia

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Natasha Pincus BSc (Hons), LLB (Hons) is a leading Australian creative. An internationally renowned storyteller, Natasha's work has been embraced by millions. Her music video for Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know has been viewed by over half a billion people around the world. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. A multi award-winning film director and writer, Natasha is also a qualified and experienced lawyer and scientist.

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Dominic Thurbon has cracked code for making change happen. With the ultimate formula to drive innovation, future-proof your workforce and design brands that really matter. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. We need to stop ‘managing’ change ­ and start driving it. We need to design brands that stretch far beyond the status quo to become the obvious choice for consumers and employees. As a global strategy consultant driving change innovation, Dominic Thurbon challenges the implicit assumptions that are running rampant in our lives and our companies.

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Alan Patching has often been described as being the Australian project and business leadership guru, and is highly regarded as being one of Australia's most internationally acknowledged consultants, keynote business speakers and leaders in his field. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Alan has held a variety of leadership roles in his time, but he is probably best known as being the Chief Executive Officer of MTM Stadium Management Limited, which owned the Olympic Stadium in Sydney. He was also responsible for controlling the finance, construction, design and the operations on behalf of the owners for the biggest Olympic venue in history.
  • Bond University
  • George Washington University

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Colin James has been guiding people in the ever-changing world of business for more than 20 years. He encourages people to discover effective ways to establish change, collaboration and intelligent leadership skills. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Primarily, he poses the ultimate question. How do we develop a culture where “Followership” occurs naturally? In a fast-paced world that is constantly changing, with ever increasing options – this is the million dollar question.

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Carman’s founder Carolyn Creswell is an inspirational leader whose success proves that you can run a multinational business, love what you do and have a genuine work-life balance. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. As an 18 year old university student, Carolyn Creswell founded Carman’s in 1992. She bought the tiny business for $1,000.
  • Network Ten
  • Recipe to Riches (TV Program)
  • Carman's Fine Foods