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Stella Axarlis Stella Axarlis … achieving excellence through empowerment....
From mathematics teacher to internationally acclaimed opera singer, managing director, Board member and inspirational speaker, Stella Axarlis consults with organisations that are u...

I don't think excellent is good enough to describe Stella. She is an inspirational and sensational speaker.
Hotel Grand Chancellor
Michael Carr-Gregg Michael Carr-Gregg ...healthy mind, healthy body....
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is an outstanding and highly motivational speaker on a wide variety of subjects associated with health lifestyle and well being. These vary from self managem...

Each time we have used Michael he capture the audience. An excellent speaker.
AMP GI Distribution
Paula Constant Paula Constant … everywhere is walking distance if you have the time....
Paula Constant’s best-selling book, 'Slow Journey South' recounts her epic and inspirational journey, walking from London to Morocco. She is an Australian originally from Mansfi...

Paula’s presentation at our NBCF Pink Ribbon Breakfast was incredibly inspiring and moving – not to mention at times humorous! Her passion and motivation to complete her walk despi...
Hallmark Australia
Tim Cope Tim Cope …2006 Australian Geographic Adventurer of the Year....
Tim Cope - National Geographic Adventure Honoree 2007, Australian Adventurer of the Year 2006 - is an adventurer from Gippsland, Victoria, who has dedicated himself to sharing his ...

Tim was excellent in his insight into how to achieve your goals and live your dreams.
Catholic Regional College
Bryce Courtenay Bryce Courtenay …the power of one....
Born in South Africa, Bryce Courtenay was educated in Johannesburg and the U.K. He arrived in Australia in 1958 and became an Australian citizen the following year. He entered ...

Many thanks for an outstanding keynote address which served to set the scene for a very positive Conference. More importantly, given that a lot of individual agents are feeling the...
Australian Eagle Life Limited
Michael Coyne Michael Coyne …wherever it is, whatever it takes....
Michael Coyne has worked for 30 years as a photographer covering wars, revolutions and international events in places such as The Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Central Africa, ...

The audience sat transfixed throughout Michael’s presentation and he was just right for this particular audience.
Abare Economics
Graeme Joy Graeme Joy …leading a high performance team....
Graeme Joy is one of the most focused, effective and highly ranked motivational speakers in Australasia. He is perhaps best known as joint leader and navigator of the Internationa...

Graeme was very personable, flexible and keen to connect to what the business was looking for.
ANZ
Rod McGeoch Rod McGeoch ...inspirational leadership....
With a remarkable career at the forefront of business, sports administration and the legal profession, Rod McGeoch unites exemplary senior level management experience with an unpar...

Thank you for your valuable contribution to the AIG bancassurance BDM conference. The positive feedback on your session is overwhelming … well done and thank you!
AIG
Matthew Michalewicz Matthew Michalewicz ...CEO, serial entrepreneur and angel investor....
Do you know anyone in his twenties who'd have the boldness to invite former president of Poland Lech Walesa to sit on his company's board as a director? Matthew Michalewicz has tha...

At an event that drew over 300 people, Matthew spoke with great eloquence and conviction about the business and life journey that culminated in the writing of his first book. He is...
American Chamber of Commerce SA
Brigitte Muir Brigitte Muir …live your dream, don't dream your life....
Brigitte Muir is the first Australian woman to have climbed Mount Everest and the first Australian, male or female, to have climbed the highest mountain on each continent. Her nine...

You are the talk of ANZ at the moment. The girls have gone back spouting your praises. You were absolutely wonderful and very endearing to the guests as well. A true delight. Thanks again Brigitte.
ANZ Financial Planning
Mike Munro Mike Munro …Australian news and current affairs icon....
Mike Munro began his career as a journalist in 1971 as a 17-year-old copy boy on The Australian and The Daily Mirror newspapers. After completing his cadetship he remained with the...

The conference was a huge success. Mike's presentation added greatly to the conference. His presentation was emotive and honest. You could have heard a pin drop as he shared his li...
SASSPA
Gregory David Roberts Gregory David Roberts …adventure and inspirational achievement....
Gregory David Roberts was born in Melbourne in 1952 and there began a remarkable life affirming story. When the brilliant writer and philosophy student’s marriage broke up, he t...

His life is testimony to power of love. Gregory is most exciting new speaker to hit the circuit in years . Unbelievably inspiring story brilliantly told. Gregory is not your usual ...
AMP
William Tan William Tan …passion, compassion and achievement....
Dr William Tan is an outstanding inspirational and motivational speaker. He personifies both passion and compassion. Born in 1957, he contracted polio at the age of two and was pa...

I want to tell you that it was really an honour to have you among us. It was indeed a precious moment for our staff to meet you and to hear of you inspiring life stories. We are a...
AXA
Steven Bradbury Steven Bradbury …skating into gold....
Stephen Bradbury's remarkable and unlikely victory at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics was achieved after a spectacular final-lap spill took out his four rivals. Bradbury th...

Please accept my sincere thanks and congratulations for the superb job you did as MC of the Awards Night at Longreach a week ago. From my previous experience hearing you as gues...
Nissan
Ita Buttrose Ita Buttrose ... an inspirational Australian....
Ita Buttrose is an exceptional Australian, who has led in so many different theatres of endeavour as a businesswoman, journalist, author, motivational keynote speaker, advisor to c...

Ita Buttrose was very well received at each event for the Commonwealth Financial Planning Ongoing Service Briefings! Her presentation was very well suited to the audience and they ...
Colonial First State Investments Ltd
Patch Adams Patch Adams …medicine with a very human difference....
Patch Adams, whose extraordinary life became the subject of a film starring Robin Williams, graduated as a medical doctor in 1971, convinced of the powerful connection between envi...
Cheryl Bart Cheryl Bart ...the first mother-daughter team to summit Mt Everest....
In 2008, Cheryl Bart and her 23 year old daughter Nikki Bart were the first ever mother/daughter pair to reach the world’s tallest summit, Mount Everest. Together they also became ...

Cheryl provided an inspirational presentation, tailored to our theme. Delegate feedback included ''original, interesting, stimulating, engaging and inspiring''.
Queensland Law Society
Chris Bonington Chris Bonington … legendary mountaineer....
Chris Bonington is one of the most successful expedition leaders in the history of mountaineering and has established a reputation as an outstanding motivational speaker. He uses t...

Chris took to the high ground in sharing a lifetime’s experience in managing risk at the pointy-end. He mixed passion with a very rational approach to fulfilling his ambition-very inspirational.
APRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority)
Quinton Coetzee Quinton Coetzee … finding your natural potential....
Quinton was born in the Namib Desert and having spent most of his young life in the bush, he began his working career near there as a hunter. He later attained a university degree...
Li Cunxin Li Cunxin …from poverty to stardom: Mao's Last Dancer....
Li Cunxin was born into Mao's communist China, and at the age of 10, he was selected to train in Madame Mao's Beijing Dance Academy. And so began Li's dance career. He was 11 when ...

Personally I found Li excellent to work with and a thoroughly lovely man with a great story.
AMP
Bob Geldof Bob Geldof …musician, businessman, humanitarian and activist....
A self-styled campaigner Bob Geldof is tremendously well informed on a broad range of global humanitarian and political issues. His presentations are highly provocative and he upli...

Brilliant fit for the audience. Integrated all the briefing messages seemlessly whilst still maintaining "Sir Bob".
Ci Events
Yossi Ghinsberg Yossi Ghinsberg …heart of the Amazon....
A truly cosmopolitan figure and an eternal nomad Yossi Ghinsberg travels the world extensively and unceasingly for work and personal explorations. He was born and raised in Isra...

It was a truly memorable occasion, made just perfect by the unique storytelling talent of Mr Ghinsberg, who held us enthralled and hanging onto his every word.
Army Combat Arms Training Centre
Michael Groom Michael Groom …facing the mountain....
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...

Fantastic presentation. Great use of photography with one hell of a story to tell.
Australian Academy of Sport, Canberra
Peter Hillary Peter Hillary …climbing your own Everest....
Motivational keynote and conference presentations on challenges, change, achievement and survival. Peter Hillary’s life is a testament to setting goals and achieving them. His s...

“We have received a great deal of feedback regarding you representation and there is no doubt that your presence and the quality of your presentation added to the evening's profile and success”.
Horwath & Horwath
Miha Pogacnik Miha Pogacnik …inspiring leaders, igniting change, evoking creativity and spurring innovation....
Miha Pogacnik offers an original response to today's quest of the business world for creativity. His cutting edge approach and genius fuel organizational and individual developmen...

A great way to help management and leaders to learn to actively listen! Miha was passionate, instructive and really opened up the audience.
ABN Amro Bank
Robert Swan Robert Swan …to the ends of the earth....
The first man in history to have walked to both the North and South Poles, Robert Swan OBE has shown that individuals have the power to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals t...

Over the years, we have had many 'hired gun' speakers at our National Performance Group meetings for our collision industry customers. Few have hit a 'homerun' like Robert Swan! I ...
Akzo Nobel

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