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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

October 14, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

To make more connections you need to move outside of your comfort zone. If you don't speak up your won't get ahead.

They say that to be successful you have to be prepared to get out of your comfort zone. Basically, you gotta “get comfortable being uncomfortable!” Many of my family and friends know that my mission is ‘to positively impact One Million people!’ A huge goal. Yes. And one that I cannot do alone. So I […]

Why You Need To Become A Storyteller

September 22, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

Cartoon man playing on tablet with icons around him

In today’s business, communications and media climate, you also need to know how to be a storyteller. To be competitive in your business, you have to learn how to tell your narrative and share it widely. Although long-form and conventional journalism now share the stage with messages of 140 characters or less and images that […]

Think and Grow Rich After Hours

September 19, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

copywriting content

Many of you would be familiar with the concept that writing a book opens up a wonderful opportunity to securing speaking engagements. Well, that is precisely what I am doing….writing a book with the primary objective of securing speaking gigs. With both my book and speaking, I believe I can reach and help a greater […]

Learn From Leaders

August 26, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Dr John's Tips

Recently I attended a wonderful event on Mindset, Wealth, Business and Leadership presented by the fabulous Dr John Demartini (one of the leaders featured in The Secret). He spoke about how you can change your life. There were so many ‘gold nuggets’ that I wrote down in my 18 pages of notes! Yes I am […]

Why Aren’t There More Women Speakers?

August 25, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

5 women standing

I want to shed light on an issue that impacts women stepping into the spotlight, and ask the question, why aren’t there more women speakers at business events? The all male speaker line up at conferences and panels, frankly, annoys the hell out of me. Considering how many amazing women there are who want to […]

Become An Author

July 27, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Speakers and Authors

You may have heard that everyone has a book in them. Well…I truly believe that. Whilst everyone may have a book in them…not everyone will go ahead and get that book out on ‘paper’ and published. After being inspired by a few key people of influence I had been speaking with recently and receiving a […]

E-Motions Are Everything

June 28, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Be authentic on social media

Recently, a friend and I attended a 2 day multi-speaker event in Sydney with Tony Robbins as the keynote speaker. I had seen Tony present previously, so I knew his style. I was obviously impressed last time. This time, I was absolutely blown away with his content though, feeling he spoke directly to ME. He […]

Suffocating Under It All? It’s Time To Start Breathing Again.

June 20, 2016 | Sue Lester

Breathing for success

Do you feel like you’re suffocating under all the To Dos?  Perhaps you’re exhausted and frustrated from repeating yourself until you’re blue in the face?  Does it feel a long time since you’ve come up for air?  Our language reflects what is happening at that deeper, unconscious level, in this case your autonomic system which […]

How to Ace Different Types of Media Interviews

May 24, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

3 types of media opportunities

Being a successful businesswoman, you’ll no doubt want to establish your personal brand, and part of establishing your personal brand is communicating it to the media. Therefore, it’s important to be prepared for all types of media interviews, no matter the medium. Each medium – radio, TV and print – have specific requirements you should […]

Always Know Your Content Before You Speak

May 17, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Speaking Content

Recently I attended an academic presentation at a prestigious tertiary institution. Actually it was for 2015 Academic high achievers/Award winners and 2016 Scholarship recipients. This was a formal event with guests including business leaders, local government representatives (i.e. a metropolitan Mayor!), sponsors and family members, together with the recipient students. As some of the Scholarships […]