The Happy Human - How to positively influence your negative bias
Sick days - UP! Depression - UP! Divorce rate - UP! Laughter in life - DOWN! Just a Coincidence?
Babies begin to laugh at around four months of age and by the time a child reaches grade one they are laughing on average 300 times a day! Yet as adults we manage only to laugh around 17. What happens on our path to maturity that so detrimentally impacts our ability to laugh?
Absenteeism costs the Australian workplace billions of dollars and stress is one of the leading factors. This presentation explores the proven link between humour and better health and discusses the practical steps we can all take to boost our daily laughter levels. The presentation also considers how people can convert some of the negative energy that impacts their daily lives into positive pressure that can propel them forward. This interactive presentation is a journey into laughter and the most fun you people will have while learning! We are all human after all - and we all need to laugh.
· To consider the physiological and psychological benefits of laughter on the human body.
· To remind delegates that having a sense of humour is as vital to our mental wellbeing as breathing is to our physical wellbeing.
· To get delegates to consider what areas of their lives may require change in order to live healthier, happier and more productive lives.
If you love to laugh (and who doesn’t?) then it’s time you met Australia’s Laughter Specialist Scott Williams. Affectionately known as ‘The Doctor’, Scott is not only a naturally funny comedian, delivering a rich blend of clean, smart comedy and hilarious audience participation but also a world class emcee and keynote presenter! Scott has an enviable reputation as one of Australia’s most sought after and versatile acts working the Australian corporate circuit. His popularity can be seen in client feedback that has described Scott as “Brilliant” “Topical” “Intelligent” “Intoxicating” and “Hugely entertaining”.
Lieutenant General Morrison will speak on strategy and will draw his views from his 36 years of experience as an Army officer. Those years include time as a junior officer at the tactical level in command of a platoon of soldiers (30 soldiers); planning Regimental (700 soldiers) and Brigade (4000) operations as a lead planning officer; through to campaign planning as a brigade commander and Major General. More recently as the Chief of Army he has been responsible for planning the Army's future structure and capability, which will affect the Army (and therefore the nation) over the next 10 to 30 years. General Morrison has a Bachelor of Arts from ANU and a Masters of Strategic Studies from UNSW.
Unforgettable: Leave an Indelible Impression
Dr Rich Allen is a highly regarded speaker and master trainer with more than 30 years’ experience presenting keynotes at conferences around the world. He is regular speaker in: the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Russia, Jordan, and Brazil. Founder and President of Green Light Education, Rich is the author of a dozen popular books in the fields of presenting, teaching and facilitating, including: HumanE Presentations; TrainSmart: Effective Trainings Every Time and The Rock ‘n Roll Classroom. Rich completed his doctorate in educational psychology at Arizona State University, where he studied how the human brain receives, processes, and recalls information—knowledge that informs all aspects of his presenting and speaking strategies. He divides his time between his home in the US Virgin Islands on the sun-kissed paradise of St Croix, and his wife’s home in Sydney, Australia, where he is learning to be a step-Dad to two amazing young women. He can be reached at his email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Allen's Presenter Course
Moments of Magic: Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business
What does it take to create a successful speaking business? Sometimes it is just focusing on just a few basic strategies that work – over and over again. For more than 30 years Shep Hyken has built and sustained a successful speaking business by practicing those basics. They are what get us started and keep us in the game. Sure, these basics may slightly change to keep up with the current technology, but the basics are always there. Shep will share some of his favorite strategies and tactics that are guaranteed, no matter where you are in your business, to take you to the next level.
Shep Hyken joined the National Speakers Association in 1988. Within a year of joining, he became involved in his local chapter and held several board positions including program chair and president. In 2006 he joined the national board of NSA, and in 2012 was elected to serve as the 2014-2015 NSA President. Since joining in 1988, Shep has never missed an annual convention.
Since becoming Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Director in March 2012, Matthew Favier has been instrumental in the development and implementation Australia’s Winning Edge 2012-2022, the AIS game plan for moving from world class to world best. Matthew Favier was appointed in 2013, by the Australian Olympic Committee, as the Deputy Chef de Mission for the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.
A Martial Arts Actor's Guide to Achieving Anything With Less Effort
There are hard ways to do things, there are easy ways to do things, and there are really easy ways to do things. Ron will show you how to accomplish whatever you want the REALLY easy way.
Professor Allan Parker once introduced Ron to some of his colleagues as “The Master of The Physical Metaphor”. In this interactive presentation, YOU will be demonstrating some of the techniques that he teaches elite sports people and C-level executives in some of the Top 100 corporations on four continents.
As a result of Ron’s presentation, you might just come away with the tools and inspiration to be more focused on your purpose. If you’re unclear as to what your topic should be, you will have total certainty.
Ron Lee, CSP, is known globally as "The Corporate Ninja" and is an NSAA foundation member.
Anatomy of a different kind of keynote
Keynote presentations increasingly are tending to follow a tried and tested structure that audiences are able to predict. In his keynote presentations delivered across many countries, Steve attempts to smash this predictability by plotting a course where people enjoy the journey not knowing where it's headed next. In this presentation by Steve, he will share segments of his keynotes and reveal the thinking behind why he does what he does.
Steve Simpson is an international speaker, consultant and author based in Melbourne. Described by UK based e-Customer Service World as ‘Australia’s leading corporate culture authority’, Steve has created the concept of UGRs which is receiving global acclaim as a tool to understand and improve organisational culture.
|DR TERENCE TEASDALE
Speaking of sex: understanding communication differences between women and men.My presentation is not really about sex! Rather it is Men and Women in Romantic Relationships. (Perhaps it should be!) But never mind.
This is always a tough question to answer.
I will speak about we all have a life to live. That it requires mental energy, which can be positive and/or negative.
I will outline both and the consequences of both for a relationship.
That mental energy establishes our personality.
I will emphasise we must at first get ourselves right.
I will highlight the two key components in a relationship.
I will explain how men and women differ, and how men and women behave under stress. The killer is negativity...
DR TERENCE TEASDALE
Dr Terence Teasdale, author of the book "Controlled Women and Constipated Men", is one of the world's leading authorities on human relationships and has headed three clinics, specialising in schizophrenia and psychoanalysis. He has conducted workshops and presented keynotes in 49 countries around the world and his keynote session will highlight the differences between men and women in receiving information. This world renowned psychologist will provide you with some fantastic ideas about bridging the gender gap to make your presentations even more compelling for your audiences.
How to stay fresh, relevant and booked solid.In this fast-paced and practical presentation, Michael McQueen will explore why some speakers stay relevant and cutting edge for years or decades at a time - while others simply do not. Outlining 3 keys to staying current and relevant in a competitive marketplace, attendees will leave this session with a game plan for staying ahead of the curve and the competition. Get set to be challenged, inspired and equipped to take your speaking career to new heights.MICHAEL McQUEEN
Michael McQueen CSP has his finger on the pulse when it comes to emerging trends shaping society and business and has helped some of the world's best known brands stay ahead of the curve.