See below for the half-day pre-conference workshops that will be part of this years conference. Pre-Conference workshops will run on Wednesday 27th November from 8:30-12:30pm.

 

This master class is an invitation to learn how to use humour for unprecedented business success. Yamini Naidu is the world’s only economist turned business storyteller. She helps leaders move from spreadsheets to story.
Fee: $299+GST

 Storytelling is a powerful leadership communication tool. Learn how to create compelling stories for any occasion and discover how a simple story, well-told will build your business, enhance your brand and boost your presence as a leader and a communicator. Lisa Evans is known as The Story Midwife.
 Fee: $299+GST

More than 85% of employees experience conflict at work and when this is not managed well, there are negative impacts on the employees’ health and well-being (as well as negative impacts on the business). In this workshop participants will explore the way that people tell stories about their conflicts, and how managers can work with employees to help them to create more constructive conflict stories. Samantha Hardy is a leader in the field of conflict management and resolution.
 Fee: $299+GST

David will be sharing examples of how using the written word can richly and powerfully invigorate stories of well-being. This workshop will provide some reasonably simple ways to document stories of well-being that can in the process, see that well-being is strengthened.  David is a member of the Dulwich Centre faculty, one of the ‘homes’ of ‘Narrative Therapy’, and an Honorary Clinical Fellow at Melbourne University’s School of Social Work.
Fee: $299+GST 


Pre-Conference workshop with Andrew Rixon and Cathryn Lloyd
The StoryCookbook WorkshopThe Story Cookbook is one of the most comprehensive collections of story-based activities currently available. This special workshop by the editors of The Story Cookbook will provide a unique opportunity to engage with and explore the value and power of working with story and narratives.
Fee: $299+GST