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POSTED 02 February 2016

Al Jeffery is a 21 year old Australian social entrepreneur, international facilitator, cultural architect and creative. Since the age of 12, he has been on a mission to use conscious business as a tool for cultural and personal change, ultimately to bring forward a world that is “together in gift!” He has consulted and worked with the likes of Apple, Australia Post, Telstra and many more on cultural rejuvenation as well as spoken on stages internationally on the topics of; personal wellbeing and peak performance, engineering creative and high-performing culture, and emergent innovation frameworks. Currently he is the Founder of Base, creating Australia’s first co-living, working and learning space in Melbourne.

Here the Business Speaker shares with us some of the key insights into behavioural motivators for Millennials and what these mean for corporate cultures. 

POSTED 26 January 2016

Peter Wynne has been producing and directing television in Australia for over thirty-five years and can take audiences inside the Star Chamber, through his true stories of madness, mayhem and pure magic. He is a classic raconteur, sharing secret TV yarns and fascinating stories that range from the bizarre to the hilarious.

Here the MC shares some insight into his fun filled career and takes you on a journey of pure unashamed name-dropping.

POSTED 19 January 2016

John Shackleton is a sports psychologist with an amazing power to transform an audience’s thinking. As New Zealand’s top inspirational speaker John is a world leader in performance improvement. He’s been motivating CEO’s and top sales people from numerous industries for more than 30 years and coached Olympians and World Champions, helping them to change their thinking, change their habits and dramatically improve their results.

As we all set off into the New Year it’s a perfect time to re-evaluate our goals, here the Business Speaker shares his expertise on getting goal setting right.

POSTED 13 January 2016

Narelle Fraser led what she believed to be as a fairly normal life until she joined Victoria Police at 27 years of age.

Prior to joining the police, Narelle was a Lifeline volunteer counsellor, she wanted to make a difference. However, it was the beginning of a world completely foreign to her: violence, drugs, abuse and death. Every day was a new experience.

Narelle was a detective with the homicide, rape and sexual crimes squads for 15 years; having received numerous commendations, medals and awards for dedication and diligence. Narelle has investigated high profile cases including: Maria Korp, Anna and Gracie Sharpe and the society murders (Wales-King). She has also appeared as an Investigator on Australia’s Most Wanted and ABC’s Statewide Drive.

Here the Law and Crime Speaker shares with us why everyone, no matter what profession they’re in, should acknowledge stress and not keep it a secret.

POSTED 02 December 2015

Pioneer journalist Helene Chung broke racist and sexist barriers to become the first non-white reporter on Australian television and, as Beijing correspondent, the first female posted abroad by the ABC. The Hobart-born Chinese Australian is author of Shouting from China, Gentle John My Love My Loss, Lazy Man in China and Ching Chong China Girl: From Fruitshop to Foreign Correspondent. Helene is an honours graduate with a Master of Arts in history from the University of Tasmania and has reported from Australia, Hong Kong, Britain, Egypt and China plus freelanced for BBC, CBS, NPR, NZBC and Hong Kong radio.

Here the Media Speaker shares her story of racism, challenges and knock backs and how breaking down those barriers led her to a truly amazing and fulfilled career.

POSTED 24 November 2015

After travelling the world Leonie ended up in Taiwan. Her funds were depleted and even a bed in the cheapest youth hostel was a challenge. She had to survive, and the only way to do this was to live within the local Chinese communities. Leonie stayed in Taiwan for several years teaching English as a second language. She learnt how to speak, read and write Mandarin. The key realisation for Leonie was that in Chinese communities most transactions are negotiable. Chinese people negotiate constantly over the prices of food, services, rent, traffic fines, visas, study fees and so on.

Here the business speaker shares with us the secret underlying Chinese negotiation skills.

POSTED 19 November 2015

As the rest of Melbourne were fast asleep, 250 eager attendees congregated at the picturesque Cargo Hall, South Wharf for ICMI’s highly regarded Melbourne Speaker Showcase Breakfast.

An annual event, the ICMI Speaker Showcase delivers some of the best talent in not only Australia, but the world over and is always well received by those in attendance.

POSTED 11 November 2015

Ben Cryan’s life changed in an instant when his dream surfing holiday turned into an epic journey of its own accord after falling from his surfboard onto a coral reef. What followed was nothing short of a miracle, with three medical evacuations, 34 operations, two strokes, a kidney transplant and being told he would never walk again. Ben’s strength and determination have not only seen him walk again, but back in the water surfing and running with a new perspective on life that only such tales of survival can provide.

Here the Inspirational Speaker shares why all of us should challenge our abilities every day, as he shares the story of his biggest challenge and how maintaining a positive attitude through adversity got him to where he is today.

POSTED 11 November 2015

In his youth, John Shackleton failed to succeed as a sportsman. He never quite reached international standard, however this failure led him to study Sports Psychology and become an International Sports Coach. John went on to coach Olympians and World Champions plus CEO’s and top Sales People from numerous industries. John has won the prestigious Speaker of the Year award from NSANZ and was also awarded his CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) from NSAA. He’s also a best-selling author and has now published two books. His unique background and experience has made him a powerful motivational speaker with a story borne out of life experience, not text book theory.

Here the Sports Speaker shares with us his top tips for living in the present moment, which in turn can increase our happiness, reduce stress and avoid burnout.

POSTED 05 November 2015

On Wednesday 28 October, ICMI partnered with 123 Agency to bring our clients a VIP entertainment showcase at Vue de monde, on level 55 of Melbourne’s iconic Rialto building – with views stretching as far as the eye can see across the Dandenong ranges and Morning Peninsular.  It was a spectacular backdrop for this incredible event.

POSTED 05 November 2015

In 2000, respected sports broadcaster Craig Hamilton was hospitalised after suffering a psychotic episode. Craig thought he was the last person who this could happen to, but he had been suffering for more than a decade without recognising the warning signs. Now, Craig is an influential advocate for mental health; he is a Beyondblue ambassador and has authored two books, Broken Open shares his deeply personal story, and A Better Life which provides practical tips for thriving with mental illness.

Here the Health, Lifestyle and Wellbeing Speaker tackles the tough subject of changing the perception of mental health in the workplace.

POSTED 26 October 2015

Daniel Flynn is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Thankyou, a social enterprise he founded at 19 with then girlfriend (now wife) Justine, and best mate Jarryd. Existing 100% for impact, once the costs of producing incredible products are taken care of, every cent left funds life changing water solutions, health and sanitation training and projects, immediate food aid projects and long term food solutions. Daniel was named Victorian Young Achiever of the Year in 2013, Victorian Young Australian of the Year in 2014 and was a recipient in the 2014 Junior Chamber International 10 Young Outstanding People of The World program. Most recently he was awarded the Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Emerging Category) for the Southern Region. 

Here the Business Speaker shares what he’s learned about greatness through the highs and lows of his career.

POSTED 16 October 2015

In 2000, respected sports broadcaster Craig Hamilton was hospitalised after suffering a psychotic episode. Craig thought he was the last person who this could happen to, but he had been suffering for more than a decade without recognising the warning signs. Now, Craig is an influential advocate for mental health; he is a beyondblue ambassador and has authored two books, Broken Open shares his deeply personal story, and A Better Life which provides practical tips for thriving with mental illness.

Here the Health, Lifestyle and Wellbeing Speaker tackles the tough subject of changing the perception of mental health in the workplace.

POSTED 15 October 2015

Yvette Adams is a serial entrepreneur and multi-award winning business woman. She is the author of No Kidding – Why Our Kids Know More About Technology Than Us & What We Can Do About It. Yvette was recently recognised for her significant contribution to Science and Innovation in Queensland, placing her in the Queensland Science and Innovation Champion Hall of Fame.

Here the Creativity and Innovation Speaker shares how she went from a kid that hated computers to a budding entrepreneur.

POSTED 06 October 2015

Christophe Barriere-Varju has represented Australia four times in the toughest and most dangerous race on earth, the infamous Dakar Rally. The Dakar Rally is a 10,000 km race on motorbikes and Christophe has captured this in a film called DREAM RACER, which has won multiple awards worldwide.

In this article the Education Speaker who thinks of himself as just a regular guy explains how the sports challenges and failures have helped him develop 'his ways'.

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