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Key Points
  • Petris has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Laws. She has also trained as a Master Results Coach, Master Performance Consultant and a Master of Ericsonian Hypnosis.
  • She has consulted to the corporate, government and non-profit sectors. She has provided training programs for some of Australia’s largest service providers across a range of industries and coached/mentored senior business executives. She has nearly 25 years experience as a conference and seminar presenter.
  • Petris has been a Committee member of a number of professional bodies and contributed to their education programmes as a presenter, author and advisor. She has published a number of books and hundreds of papers. She loves warm sunny days, rowing, great food and laughter.
  • She has consulted to the corporate, government and non-profit sectors. She has provided training programs for some of Australia’s largest service providers across a range of industries and coached/mentored senior business executives. She has nearly 25 years experience as a conference and seminar presenter.
  • Petris has been a Committee member of a number of professional bodies and contributed to their education programmes as a presenter, author and advisor. She has published a number of books and hundreds of papers. She loves warm sunny days, rowing, great food and laughter.
Topics

Success, Innovation & Problem Solving Workshops

  • Better thinking for better results
    We tend to solve a problem once, call it experience and keep doing it that way for the rest of our careers. What if we could be open to finding new ways to look at everyday situations and have a culture of better thinking in our teams and organisations? Explore different ways to look at situations, practice thinking techniques to help you and your team challenge the way you approach your organisation and the things you do. A very experiential and thought-provoking workshop that will leave you inspired to look at things differently and find opportunities in unexpected places.
  • Innovative creative problem solving
    In a rapidly changing world, you need to change the way you think and problem solve to stay in front. Discover simple techniques used by the world’s best thinkers to be more innovative, creative, flexible and fresh in the way you think and problem solve. An opportunity to create new thinking habits, share ideas and discover what others are doing in this space.
  • How to harness a success mindset
    Ever wondered why some people are more successful than others? Decades of research has shown that the key to success in business and life is not just your abilities, but whether you use a particular mindset. Discover simple strategies for implementing this mindset in yourself, your team and your organisation.

Productivity And Efficiency Workshops

  • The keys to being more productive
    Discover strategies for conquering the most common threats to productivity. An experiential workshop that leaves you with practical tools and mindset changes to improve focus, efficiency and effectiveness every day.
  • Effective and healthy remote working
    Explore the strategies for staying effective, productive, healthy and connected while working remotely. How to set up your workspace and work around family commitments.

Managing Change And The Future Workshops

  • Future proofing your career and business
    Have you considered what the future will look like for your career and organisation? Explore what the future might bring and the risks and opportunities that presents. Discuss the new skillsets you may need to develop and how you can think innovatively and creatively to take advantage of opportunities to provide service to your current and future clients.
  • The keys to dealing with change
    Discover the nature of change, the impact unexpected change has and what it takes for people to want to make change. Explore the metaphor of the rider, the elephant and the path to make change easier for yourself and others. Experience mindsets that will help you see the opportunities and possibilities in change and be proactive and flexible in your approach towards it.

Essential Career Skills Workshops

  • Supercharged communication skills
    Explore the golden rules of communication, understand the keys to having difficult conversations end warmly (instead of badly) and discover how to give feedback, create rapport and have influence with others. This workshop can include face to face networking and small talk skills.
  • Emotional intelligence booster
    Improve your relationships, well-being, self-discipline and chances of success in your career and life. Discover the simple steps you can take (and teach those around you) to grow emotional intelligence in a workshop filed with ‘aha’ moments. This workshop can include the completion of an emotional intelligence assessment.
  • Winning presentation skills
    Participants love the practical tips on how to design presentations, use visual aids, create audience rapport body language, voice projection, audience interaction, questions and nerves. Petris is a specialist in helping professionals deliver more engaging technical workshops having done so herself for many years.

Management And Leadership Workshops

  • Mindful leadership – The new paradigm in leadership
    A changing world requires changing leadership styles. Discover the science behind the success of mindful leadership and its four pillars. Explore how to use them to inspire and influence your team towards a vision they will support and in the process create more profitable, productive and healthy workplaces.
  • Managing and coaching others
    Any organisation is essentially its people. When you grow your people, you grow your organisation and its potential. Discover the insights and skills to help individuals and teams grow and succeed in a productive, happy working environment.
  • Coach yourself to success
    The right mentor isn’t always there when you need them, but you can still achieve success in your career and life by self identifying and developing skills and mindsets and having situational and self-awareness. Discover the keys to coaching yourself to each level of your career, being open and receptive to receiving feedback and having a growth mindset.

Workshops For The Challenging Stuff

  • The keys to better conflict resolution
    Discover what lies behind most conflict and how to look for ‘the baby in the backseat.’ Explore practical strategies to resolve conflict and helpful mindsets and tools you can use to minimise the impact. Strategies for both resolving and managing conflict situations.
  • Mindfully dealing with the tough stuff
    Practical mindfulness tools and strategies to use when things don’t go as you hoped. Effective techniques for controlling the impact the tough stuff has so you can take action and stay effective.
  • Mental health insights and strategies
    An introduction to mental health issues and mental health first aid in the workplace including how to ask if someone is OK and where to refer them for help. Practical ways to look after your mental health.
    Note: This workshop is not intended to provide or replace appropriate medical advice and help.
  • Stress management in five easy steps
    Explore the stress cycle and understand the impact long term stress has on your well-being. Discover the five easy steps to managing stress proactively. Leave with a range of practical tools and strategies you can easily use every day.

Staff Well-Being And Balance Workshops

  • Easy steps to a more balanced life
    Explore the easy steps to a healthier work-life balance so your health, relationships and career can all have longevity. Explore practical skills and tips you can easily use every day to look after your well-being, have time for the people you care about and live in a healthier way while remaining effective and productive in your career.
  • Well-being & self care for busy people
    Discover simple ways you can improve your well-being including strategies for coping with the tough stuff at work and in life. Discover how to improve your capacity for self-empathy and self-awareness as well as practical tools to recognise the symptoms of stress and take action early.
  • Practical mindfulness workshops for professionals
    Always wondered what mindfulness was, how to do it and how it could help you? A practical introduction to mindfulness and how you can use it in your life and career for greater focus, coping skills, personal growth, health and more happiness and peace even in the middle of difficult situations. Mindfulness courses can be run as one off workshops or as a series over six or twelve workshops. 

Workshops With A Difference

  • Compassion: Its place in culture and leadership
    Explore the nature of compassion and its impact on culture, performance, productivity and loyalty in organisations. Discover ways to build it in your leaders and culture.
  • Building joy
    What if life and work were more joyful? How would it impact engagement, productivity, loyalty, happiness, creativity and motivation? Explore the benefits of building joy in the workplace and the rest of life. Create more moments to enjoy what you do and become more effective in the process in this delightful engaging workshop.
  • Finding courage
    It takes courage for us to embrace change, share our ideas and speak up when we can see things are not going well. Explore courage and how you can find it at work and in life to build better outcomes.
  • The power of hope
    It is hope that helps us find our way forward when things get tough and keeps us on track when we might otherwise give up. Explore how we can find hope for a brighter future and let it shine in our teams and reflect in the service we provide others.
Testimonials

Petris brought a brilliant perspective to our recent leadership summit and gave our team some easy to use and effective tools to help them deal with the more difficult periods in life. We would highly recommend Petris to any organisation looking to provide their staff with personal development and help them improve the resources they have within themselves.
Brook Pastoral Company

It was a fun, engaging and wonderful workshop – everyone had a great time interacting with each other.
Institute of Molecular Bioscience

What an incredible, professional, charismatic and inspiring presenter
Women In Business

Petris was a conference highlight
National Congress

Oh what a presenter, what a person – no wonder we love her so much
State Congress

Exceptional presenter – valuable tool – I love each time Petris presents
State Conference

Brilliant as always – perfect opening session – Simple, concise, funny & informative
State Congress

The Best Aspect Of The Symposium
State Symposium

We are so grateful! You are such a positive influence on people and have a wonderful ability to make everyone feel special. Petris was a highlight of the conference.
Hamilton Island