This year I am privileged to be facilitating a number of events for business leaders, mainly through my TEC chair role. The speakers I have invited this year are, for those in the know, a “who’s who” of the best business speakers in Australia giving some insightful and thoroughly practical ideas.
Below is some information on each of these speakers. If you click on any of the images or titles you can learn more about the event. Some events are closed or at full capacity but others are still open to guests. Please feel free to contact me and register your interest for any of the events. Of course if you want to see all of these people, you just have to join one of my or my fellow TEC Chairs groups!
Use psychology to persuade customers to choose you and spend more! Philip Hesketh, world expert on the Psychology of Persuasion, returns to Brisbane in 2019 following on from his successful Ship Inn talks in 2016 and 2017. Join us for a half day seminar covering How to get your own way more often, handle difficult situations and the psychology of emotional negotiation.
Being influential is more than just having positional or expert power. So how does a Business Leader bring people on a journey whilst minimising resistance and maximising engagement? The answer is not telling people to ‘just do it’
Duncan Fish is a published author with 20 years’ experience of helping executives to develop their soft skills of leadership. He is now an established speaker on the TEC circuit.
Chris has recently co-authored a highly successful book about how simple habits can embed a culture of continuous improvement. In this new workshop series for TEC members he explains how to embed these simple habits into everyday business.
We close our Year with one of Australia's greatest speakers on marketing and a winner of TEC Speaker of the Year three times, having presented to over 300 groups, Gary Bertwhistle
This course teaches you how to discover your story and tell it in an engaging way that will help to grow your business through increased engagement with customers and investors.
Many brands, many people and many leaders are cruising, are too comfortable and have lost their MOJO. If you have it, how do you keep it? If you feel like you have lost it, how do you get it back?
Gary Bertwhistle will share the answers with us at this event…
There's no better time to be connected – meet other Harvard Business School alumni and welcome recent Harvard Business School graduates in Brisbane at this relaxed and fun evening.
One of the most common challenges is the struggle leaders have creating a culture of accountability. Ultimately this comes back to the ability of leaders and managers to effectively manage and measure performance so that people are motivated to perform. Join us to experience one of TEC’s most awarded speakers, Trudy MacDonald.
From one of Asia-Pacific’s leading speakers on strategy and innovation, this session will cover practical advice for businesses facing “disruption” in their marketplace, their industry and their supply chain. We will explore how to respond to accelerated change, how to defend against would be insurgents and how to attack established incumbents.
RealTimeCEO is a fresh perspective on "whole of business” management that enables leaders to grasp a true understanding of the real position of their business, thereby allowing them to act in real time to challenge and improve their future. Attendees will learn to create a communication process that enables all staff to understand the principles of business finance, foundation and culture, market strategies and people management.
How often do medium sized business feel that market research is expensive or just for the big end of town, just for consumer markets and something we can just do “In-House”? Sue Holz shows the value mid-sized companies have gained from researching existing and future customers.
The challenges facing organisations in the 21st Century require new approaches to leadership and management. In this session Cathryn will explore theories, concepts and experiential learning to ensure participants are equipped with the right strategies to lead well.
Peter Berry has been a regular speaker for The Executive Connection for 13 years. While his consultancy is well known for its people and key talent development, Peters topic on business excellence focuses on the full range of best practices that are required to be implemented by a business leader. Peter will also be sharing his new book, the CEO checklist.
Greg Donlan (aka “The Sales Coach”) is a dynamic TEC speaker who has presented to over 100 TEC groups. Greg helps CEOs to obtain the very best from the significant investment they make in their sales team (be it one or many individuals).
How the CEO can help the sales team to plan for success
Ideas to inspire, motivate and monitor the team
Takeaway tools to continue to build their sales skills.
This is an interactive session that gives businesses a starting point as to where their marketing is strong and where it needs improving. A regular speaker, facilitator and advisor to CEOs and business leaders, Debbie believes that the traditional marketing function is failing businesses and has created a structured methodology that cuts through tactics and connects marketing strategy to business strategy.
Over the past 37 years Mark Rehn has worked with more than 1,000 SME / SMB clients helping them implement what the world now refers to as “Business Excellence” techniques. He will be sharing his techniques with our group during this session.