The 2013 speakers, their video showreels for you to enjoy and their contact details.


Shivani is a thought leader on love in organisations helping create leaders that love their employees and employees that love their work.

Shivani is funny, provocative and inspiring. She has worked with many large organisations both in Australia and overseas. She is an author of 6 books and has won many awards including the Telstra Business Women’s Award.

Her IP on Tough Love is designed to shift the way leaders work with their people.

Shivani's Contact Details:

P: (02) 4929 5888 | E: |



Dr Mike Martin is a sport psychologist, speaker and author.

His passion is helping results-driven professionals take their performance to the next level - no matter how successful they already are. 

He uses cutting edge psychological science with “battle-proven” thinking strategies to grow performance teams to new and more profitable levels.

Mike's Contact Details:

P: (02) 95242651 | E: |



In an impressive career, Kieran Flanagan has run international marketing accounts, directed the Strategic and Creative team behind the Australia’s most successful new product launch, won awards for creativity and effectiveness and spent three years running Australia’s premier creative school.

She is a passionate advocate for the commercial power of creativity and a return to more human engagement, cultures and leadership.

Kieran's Contact Details:

P: 0419498772 | E: |



Prakash Menon (PK) successfully navigated two very successful corporate careers in the Hospitality and Retail industries across Australia and Asia.
Most often in PK's experience people often glorify their success stories, however, in PK's view behind every success story there are some amazing failure stories which have led them to this success.

There is an undeniable link between FAILURE and SUCCESS. PK calls this FAILURE INTELLIGENCE or learn to FAIL SMART.
PK's Contact Details:

P: 0419819985 | E: | W:



Jacquie is passionate about helping her senior corporate clients to develop leadership authority: Authoritas.

Drawing on her work in the theatre and more than two decades in Executive Offices and Boardrooms, including her time with McKinsey & Company, Jacquie explores what it takes to earn the title of leader.

Jacquie's Contact Details:

P: 0407314897 | E: |


At ten, Michael Kies saved his father’s life. Later, leaving the family farm with just the shirt on his back, he entered real estate where, after struggling, he learned to thrive. Diagnosed with leukaemia, which he beat, he now shares his unique view on how being unreasonable leads to success.

Michael's Contact Details:

P: 0419817203 | E: | W:



Gihan shows business owners, business leaders and managers how to leverage the power of the individuals. He has been using the Internet for longer than most people knew it existed, and Forbes magazine recently rated him the #5 social media influencer in the world in his area of expertise.

Gihan's Contact Details:

P: (02) 8005 5746 | E: | W:


A Corporate Anthropologist, Michael works with some of the world biggest brands. Author of over 8 extraordinary books he is helping leaders in business create more meaning. His passion is in helping  business create cultures worth belonging to, with leaders worth following.

Michael's Contact Details:

P: + 64 (0) 21826466 | E: | W: