Inspirational Keynotes

Adam Grant

Adam Grant, Author, Podcaster and Organizational Psychologist at the Wharton School

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 9 a.m. AEST

To survive and thrive, organizations need original thinking. Yet most individuals stay silent instead of voicing their best ideas, many leaders stifle dissent rather than encouraging it and businesses often listen to the person who is the most confident rather than the most competent. Tune in as Adam describes how you can unleash original thinking. Find out how to evaluate and champion new ideas; how to create psychological safety and build cultures that welcome diverse perspectives and honest feedback; and why we shouldn’t be afraid to fail. Engaging and entertaining, Adam’s presentation could change the way you live your life!

Adam Grant is recognized as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers, Adam has been Wharton’s top-rated professor for seven straight years. He is the author of several #1 New York Times bestselling books: “Give and Take,” “Originals,” “Option B” and “Power Moves,” and his books have sold more than 2 million copies. Adam hosts the chart-topping TED podcast, WorkLife, and his TED talks have been viewed more than 20 million times.

Daymond John

Daymond John, Founder and CEO of FUBU, star of TV’s “Shark Tank,” CEO of The Shark Group and Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship 

Daymond John’s Five S.H.A.R.K. Points for Success

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 9 a.m. AEST

Tune in as Daymond shares hard-earned lessons from both the successes and failures of his varied, 25-year career. Hear about his keys to success, which require establishing the right mindset and following a specific set of principles, which he has distilled into five key S.H.A.R.K. points. Entertaining, engaging, and inspiring, Daymond’s interactive keynote will help you take stock of yourself and make positive changes in life and business.

Daymond John launched a wildly successful business empire from the most humble of places. From the basement of his mother’s home he created FUBU, the groundbreaking lifestyle brand that has amassed $6 billion in global sales. He later joined the cast of TV’s “Shark Tank.” After nine seasons, four Emmy Awards and millions in investments, the show has become one of the most successful business reality series of all time. Daymond is also a New York Times bestselling author, and in 2015 was named a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship.