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Key Points for Melo Calarco

  • Melo Calarco is a sought-after keynote speaker and facilitator in some of the world’s top companies including, The Royal Flying Doctors Service, Channel 7, Loreal, Deloitte, Westpac, KPMG, SEEK, Toyota, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and many more.
  • Melo’s recently published book titled ‘Beating Burnout Finding Balance’ (Wiley) has just won its fifth global award.
  • Melo has cycled over 30,000 kms across five continents on his mountain bike, which he shares some of these stories in his talks and his recent jaw-dropping Tedx talk.
  • Melo regularly speaks at large scale summits and willingly shares his experience across a large variety of industries. His generous work was recognised during the pandemic were he voluntarily supported over 75,000 people in his workshops and seminars globally.

Topics for Melo Calarco

Melo regularly shares his knowledge and passion on a large variety of topics aimed to inspire, challenge and empower any audience, including high performance habits, mental health and wellbeing, burnout prevention, mindful leadership, productivity and performance, work-life balance, digital wellbeing.

  • Staying energised as a high-performer (without burning out!)
    This session explores various tools and techniques to help you and your team stay energised as a high performer. You will learn effective ways to manage stress, build resilience and avoid burnout, while remaining a high- achiever.
    Discover the evolution from Stress to Burnout and how to optimise your performance with the right amount of stress. You will also learn positive mindset strategies, mindfulness techniques and ways to reclaim your self-care habits and your work-life so you can maintain your mental wellbeing for the long term.
    Key takeaways include:
    • How to use stress positively to optimise your performance
    • Eustress (good) vs Distress (bad)
    • The neuroscience of the stress response
    • Signs of burnout and prevention
    • Techniques to ‘nip stress in the bud’ in 90 seconds
  • Staying focused and maximising your potential
    Trying to wear too many hats and continually switching your attention from task to task can be stressful, exhausting and can eventually lead to burnout.
    Learn how to make some positive changes to maximise your workflow and focus on a daily basis. We look at ways to stay focused on important tasks and ways to drive the business forward. Discover the cost of context switching (multitasking) and the shocking truth of lost time and energy.
    Explore the different brain states to optimise your performance and how to block out your time in three distinct work-modes to work more efficiently.
    Key takeaways include:
    • The cost of context switching in terms of lost productivity
    • Staying focused on what matters
    • Different brain states for optimal performance and productivity
    • Managing your time and energy more effectively
    • How to work proactively, not reactively
  • Mindful leadership
    The number one skill to be an effective leader is ‘self-awareness’ and one of the best ways to develop this is through mindfulness practice.
    The best complement you ever give somebody is your full attention, but it takes work and training to be fully present with your people. This keynote helps you develop this effective skill to cultivate self-awareness and ways to build your abilty to connect and communicate with your team.
    The second most important skill as a leader is to stay calm under high pressure situations and this talk will share techniques to self-regulate in the moment. All in all, you will learn to be more self-aware, manage stress, build resilience and be a mindful leader who people love to be with.
    Key takeaways include:
    • Build self-awareness
    • Develop resilience and ability to self-regulate
    • Be more present and engaged
    • Improve leadership qualities
    • Manage challenging situation
    • Remain calm under high pressure
  • Mindfulness for high performance
    In this fast-paced modern world that we live in, mindfulness should no longer be considered a 'nice to have' it's a must have.
    This talk explores the evidence-based concept of mindfulness for high performance and how you can incorporate it in your daily life.
    Many of the world’s top performers practice mindfulness, like Olympic athletes, top CEO's, corporate executives, actors, surgeons and many high performing professionals.
    Discover the neuroscience of mindfulness and how you can use it to optimise your performance everyday (without burning out)
    Key takeaways include:
    • Neuroscience of stress
    • How top performers use mindfulness
    • Using mindfulness to stay calm under high pressure
    • Improve decision-making and problem solving processes
    • Increase your energy and vitality

Testimonials for Melo Calarco

'Truly transformational’
Melo has the rare ability to guide everyone on their own reflective journey – often to a surprising destination!
Royal Flying Doctors Service, Australia

'Edge of my seat'
I was lucky enough to attend Melo’s live TEDx event and I was literally on the edge of my seat with every single world. He is an amazing storyteller with a passion to share his message to help people.
Tedx Attendee

'Engaging speaker'
Melo is a very engaging speaker with an authentic collaborative style which leaves you feeling inspired. Melo’s session gave great insights and practical advice to overcome challenges and improve both our professional and personal lives.
Randstad Risemart

'Insightful and engaging'
Melo was able to deliver a very engaging and insightful session for us here at Channel 7. His ability to connect with the group was impressive and his session exceeded our expectations.
Group Safety & Wellbeing
Channel 7

'Very effective and impactful'
Melo's presentation at the HR Directors Forum was a breath of fresh air after many deaths by PowerPoint presentations! He connected with the audience and gave valuable takeaway tips that are easily implementable.
HR Director

‘Beneficial and relevant’
‘Melo is a great presenter and our team loved it! Attendees rated his workshop excellent! His delivery style is very natural and makes learning both fun and accessible to everyone. The team found it very beneficial and relevant.
Westpac Group