Written on June 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm, by Carlos
Global thought leaders on business storytelling
‘HOOKED! Storytelling for Success’ (November 27, 4.45-6.45pm)
Co-founders and Directors of One Thousand & One; Global thought leaders in storytelling and business communications; Co-authors of Hooked: How Leaders Connect, Engage and Inspire with storytelling.
Gabrielle Dolan is co-founder and Director of One Thousand & One. She has worked as an independent business management consultant and has held various senior management roles at the National Australia Bank. Her hands-on experience of the challenges organisations face in communicating effectively led her to the power of organisational storytelling.
Gabrielle has had extensive experience in the finance industry, agricultural, manufacturing and not-for-profit sectors. She has held various roles in change management, learning and development and project management. This background puts her in an ideal position to provide expertise on the various applications of organisational storytelling.
Gabrielle’s current academic qualifications include a Master’s degree in Management and Leadership from Swinburne University and an Associate Diploma in Education and Training from the University of Melbourne.
Yamini Naidu is co-founder and Director of One Thousand & One. She has extensive corporate experience and has worked in a range of industry sectors with senior industry leaders, key stakeholders and company boards.
Yamini is the Vice President of ElNet (Elearning Network of Australasia) and has taught leadership and management at RMIT University. This passion, experience and knowledge in learning, e-learning, management and leadership studies are now being directed to organisational storytelling.
She has a Master’s degree in Economics from Bombay University and a Master’s degree in Personnel Management from the London School of Economics and further qualifications in Education and Training from the University of Melbourne.
To satisfy her thirst for continual learning she is also undertaking swimming and Bollywood dancing lessons, although not at the same time.
Written on June 11, 2013 at 12:11 pm, by Carlos
International health expert
‘E 6: Empower, Embrace, Eat, Exercise, Energise, Enrich’ (November 27, 4.45-6.45pm)
International health expert, medical doctor, television personality, well-regarded international speaker, corporate advisor and a bestselling author. Authority on corporate health & wellbeing as well as women’s health, stress management, parenting, anti-ageing & lifestyle interventions.
Linda Friedland is an international health expert, medical doctor, television personality, well-regarded international speaker, corporate advisor and a bestselling author. She is an authority on corporate health & wellbeing as well as women’s health, stress management, parenting & lifestyle interventions. She is one of the highest rated international speakers for many global organisations and has spoken in more than 25 countries for many of Fortune 500 companies in the past few years. She travels frequently to deliver keynotes for corporations throughout Asia, Australia, South Africa, the USA and the U.K. An author of four bestsellers, she has a new book being launched in 2013. A mother of 5 children, Dr Friedland is based in Australia.
Written on June 11, 2013 at 11:34 am, by Carlos
Innovator, inspirator, author, master of interaction
‘Lss=mr (Less is beautiful)’ (November 27, 4.45-6.45pm)
Cyriel in 21 words: an International speaker, Master of Interaction, 21 Lobster street, Knight of NOW, inspirator, author, human being, brainstormsessions, large groups, creativity, improvisation, interaction, timespiration, present.
With more than 10 years of experience behind him in the field of creativity and innovation, Cyriel is a much sought-after speaker and Master of Interaction at conferences, events and internal meetings. He’s also an author and a workshop facilitator.
Over the years he has become a master at creating an open and informal atmosphere – ideal for bigger events and conferences. In a very practical and simple way, he enables the participants to experience the power of creative thinking and doing. His presentations are highly interactive (even when working with big groups) and are always tailored to his audience by using innovative examples from their field. The combination of speaker and Master of Interaction is a role that fits Cyriel like a glove.
Apart from Belgium and the Netherlands, Cyriel has given various presentations in the bigger cities all over the world (like New York, Toronto, Calgary, London, Dublin, Budapest, Brussels, Amsterdam, Orvieto, Manchester, Delhi, Mumbai, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Wellington, Tauranga or Auckland).
Cyriel is also author of two books: And … action – combination of creativity and improvisation (in Dutch) and Timespiration – a different look at time (in English).
Cyriel Kortleven is one of the experts @21Lobsterstreet – an energetic bunch of experts, on the job wherever people and organizations are in need for creativity, innovation and change. Working on the edge of intellect and intuition, we take on serious challenges and answer with results.
Written on June 11, 2013 at 11:19 am, by Carlos
Founder and CEO of ImagineNation™
‘Innovate like an Israeli’ (November 27, 4.45-6.45pm)
Janet Sernack is the Founder and CEO of ImagineNation™, an Israeli Start-Up that is an imaginative, generative & provocative global learning company consulting globally.
Janet Sernack is the Founder and CEO of ImagineNation™, an Israeli Start-Up that is an imaginative, generative & provocative global learning company that allows coaches, managers, leaders and organizations to develop their innovative and entrepreneurial leadership capability.
She brings the innovation management process “to life”, by partnering with clients, to custom design a range of targeted and specific corporate learning processes, including online tele-seminars (The Coach for Innovators ™), theory based webinars, experiential business simulations (The Start-Up Game™) and awareness building innovation labs.
She gained her consulting, education, facilitation, training and executive coaching skills, from over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing, retailing and learning and development businesses to Australia’s top 100 companies. As a top retail executive with the Coles/Myer Group, a Design Management Consultant to the global fashion and lifestyle industries, a Senior Consultant with Corporate Vision and in her own learning and development company, Compass Learning Pty Ltd.
She now resides in beautiful Zichron Yaakov, on the Mediterranean Coast, in Israel with her husband, two dogs and pussycat.