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One moment please by Martina Sheehan & Susan Pearse

One moment please by Martina Sheehan & Susan Pearse

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

A quarter life crisis and a chance meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama lead to the discovery of Susan Pearse’s life’s purpose: to wake up the world. She is a renowned business adviser and leadership expert and the voice of a new movement, motivating people to act now to save their most fragile and precious […]

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Wellbeing begins with ‘we’ not ‘me’ by Sue Roffey

Wellbeing begins with ‘we’ not ‘me’ by Sue Roffey

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Adjunct Associate Professor Sue Roffey is Founder of Wellbeing Australia and Lead Co-convenor of the Student Wellbeing Action Network (SWAN). She is an author and speaker on social, emotional and behavioural issues in schools and is editor of Positive Relationships: Evidence base practice across the world. She is known both in Australia and internationally for […]

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Music and the mind by Richard Gill

Music and the mind by Richard Gill

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Richard Gill, OAM, one of Australia’s most admired conductors is internationally respected as a music educator. Founding Music Director and Conductor Emeritus of Victorian Opera he is currently Artistic Director/Education Program, Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He has been Artistic Director of OzOpera, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Adviser for Musica Viva’s In […]

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The art of bouncing back by Josie Thomson

The art of bouncing back by Josie Thomson

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Josie Thomson is an executive coach, international speaker, trainer and seminar leader. She has been awarded Coach of the Year for three consecutive years and was a Telstra Business Woman of the Year State Finalist. Josie is passionate about helping people unleash the full force of their potential, achieve greater levels of fulfillment and create […]

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Gifting the mind with Dr Jenni Ogden

Gifting the mind with Dr Jenni Ogden

Written by on January 25, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Jenni Ogden holds a PhD in neuropsychology and worked as a professor and clinician at Auckland University and some of the world’s leading hospitals for 27 years. Her insightful neurological cases have been likened to those of Oliver Sacks, and in Trouble In Mind: Stories from a Neuropsychologist’s Casebook we meet 15 of her most […]

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Key thinking skills and dispositions and how to develop them by Dr Helen McGrath

Key thinking skills and dispositions and how to develop them by Dr Helen McGrath

Written by on January 25, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Dr Helen McGrath is an Adjunct Professor at both Deakin University and RMIT University, a psychologist in private practice and a consultant working with a range of government and private organisations. She is the author or co-author of 22 books focusing on a diverse topics such as managing difficult personalities, the psychology of murder, developing […]

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Happier workplaces through human instincts by Andrew O’Keeffe

Happier workplaces through human instincts by Andrew O’Keeffe

Written by on January 25, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Andrew O’Keeffe is the Director of Hardwired Humans and author of Hardwired Humans and The Boss. Andrew has extensive experience as a senior HR executive with IBM, Optus, Sinclair Knight Merz and Hewitt Associates. Early in his career he worked in industrial relations in the mining and manufacturing industries. He holds a bachelor of economics […]

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A memoir of stroke, love and recovery by Doris Brett

A memoir of stroke, love and recovery by Doris Brett

Written by on January 22, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Doris Brett is a clinical psychologist, writer and psychotherapist who has worked with hypnosis for four decades. Her critically acclaimed books have been published in Europe and America as well as Australia and have ranged across a number of genres. Her poetry has won many of the country’s major literary awards. Her latest memoir The […]

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Unlocking my brain through the labyrinth of acquired brain injury by Christine Durham

Unlocking my brain through the labyrinth of acquired brain injury by Christine Durham

Written by on January 22, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Gifted teacher, Christine Durham, had her life turned upside down after a horrific car accident where suffered extensive injuries including Acquired Brain Injury. Determined to return to teaching, Christine used her experience of battling brain injury to inspire her students to challenge their potential. Christine’s incredible journey reveals the incredible plasticity of the human brain […]

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My year without matches by Claire Wren Dunn

My year without matches by Claire Wren Dunn

Written by on January 22, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

We hope you enjoy this Mind & Its Potential 2014 speaker paper from Claire Wren Dunn. Author, facilitator and journalist Claire Dunn has been exploring and protecting Australia’s wild places since her teens. Working for many years as a campaigner for The Wilderness Society, Claire turned her attention to eco-psychology and the roots of the […]

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The two of us – lessons from the mountain by Barbara Baikie and Dolores Cummins

The two of us – lessons from the mountain by Barbara Baikie and Dolores Cummins

Written by on January 22, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

The captivating story of two women’s journey on Mount Kilimanjaro. One made it to the very peak of Kilimanjaro’s ‘death zone’: one did not. A testament to the power of friendship in the face of intense challenges, devastating loss and debilitating health issues. We hope you enjoy this Mind & Its Potential 2014 speaker paper, […]

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Hardwired humans – successful leadership using human instincts by Andrew O’Keeffe

Hardwired humans – successful leadership using human instincts by Andrew O’Keeffe

Written by on September 11, 2014 in Speaker Papers

Our natural behaviours—behaviours that come as part of being human—have significant implications for our workplace experiences. There’s a suite of behaviours that come with being born human. From the long journey of human history we have only recently popped up in offices and factories. We are designed for a different habitat than that in which […]

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The 16 guidelines for a happy life by Renate Ogilvie

The 16 guidelines for a happy life by Renate Ogilvie

Written by on April 7, 2014 in Speaker Papers

The 16 guidelines for a happy life are a set of practical, straightforward tools for developing happiness and meaning in everyday life. Inspired by a 7th century Tibetan text, they offer a presentation of universal wisdom which is suitable for people of all ages, cultures and traditions. The guidelines are grounded in the belief that […]

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Memorisation – an ancient art for modern classrooms by Daniel Kilov

Memorisation – an ancient art for modern classrooms by Daniel Kilov

Written by on April 7, 2014 in Speaker Papers

Can you name the year in which the first fleet landed at Sydney Cove? Do you know the year the City of Melbourne was founded? If not, you aren’t alone. Memorisation doesn’t feature much in modern classrooms. Schools today deemphasize the learning of facts, most of which are forgotten by students almost as soon as […]

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