INSPIRED by Powerful Conversations


Ineffective conversations can be frustrating and lead to misunderstanding, lost opportunities, and damaged relationships. To avoid this, it’s essential to learn how to lead powerful conversations that are focused, and meaningful and achieve outcomes that lead to understanding or action.


To be a truly powerful communicator, it is vital to approach conversations with curiosity and an open mind. This means being present and actively listening to the other person, not just waiting for your turn to speak. Engaging in deep questioning allows for a better understanding of the other person’s perspective, leading to more meaningful and productive conversations.


Leading powerful conversations requires intention, effective communication skills, and a curious mindset. By applying these principles, you can create meaningful and productive conversations that lead to positive outcomes. Whether it’s with colleagues, clients, or prospects, the ability to lead powerful conversations is a crucial skill for anyone looking to succeed in today’s world.


Would you like to be a truly powerful communicator who can build effective relationships and develop effective communication skills, now is the time to REGISTER for the Leading Powerful Conversations program happening on April 27th. Develop essential communication skills, including active listening, deep questioning, and the ability to speak up, even in challenging situations.


Check out our upcoming events at the end of this newsletter.


Are you ready to become a truly powerful communicator?


Let’s have a conversation.


Best Regards






Craig Johns



My Voice Series – Speakers Institute Corporate presents Pedro Estrella as a special guest on the My Voice video series. This is an interview delving into what has influenced Pedro as an inspiring great leader.



Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast #175 –  On this episode of the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Kerry Howard on her new book How To Heal a Workplace, healing from a traumatic accident, and helping and coaching other people deal with trauma.


We also dive deep into corporate mental health awareness, toxic workplace cultures, trauma prevention, and preventing psychological injuries through education and training..


Listen to podcast #175



Organisation – Energy is the #1 currency in leadership

Leadership is all about energy management. Discover how to reduce the incidence of burnout, stress, overwhelm and mistakes by effectively planning your team’s energy and recovery, and managing their workload. Develop company wide habits of scheduling, focusing and investing in your energy through Periodisation, Presence and Performance.


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Communication – The Covid-19 pandemic has required your employees to develop new skills as they face pitching proposals and ideas in a world of remote working and a strained global economy. To secure important contracts and sales, your employees are required to learn how to pitch and positively influence their clients and prospects online. We teach your employees how to effectively communicate their pitch in a positive manner that will help them influence those they are pitching to with a ‘Call to Action’ as the desired result.


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Case Study: Billigence


Billigence has enjoyed huge success in the data analytics and data visualisation space in the 10 years since its founding. However, a disproportionate amount of new business was still coming through the door courtesy of its number 1 deal maker, the charismatic, hard driving CEO and co-founder, Jana Kapr.


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Introducing Our Team – Bee has had more than 10 years as a Personal Assistant, and has extensive experience in administration and management. With a Bachelor of Arts in International Business: China, she has a lot of experience working in multicultural and multinational companies.


As Speakers Institute Corporate’s Project Administrator and Prgram Manager, she thrives in managing multiple tasks in a high pressure environment, while always maintaining a smile.


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Leadership – To create a powerful team culture, growth and relevancy, it is valuable for leaders to consider diversity of thought, perspective and experiences. Before leaders focus on being more strategic, communicate persuasively, and act decisively, they first need to be human-centric and heart-centred. Cohesive teams evolve through collectively aligning individuals with group goals, developing the team DNA, and empowering team members to establish appropriate behaviours and hold themselves accountable.


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High performing leaders understand the importance of leading from the inside out.Using high performance techniques from sport, military and other performance focused professions learn how you can remain calm, composed and in control when it matters most. What is your mindset in the pressure of the moment?


6th July 2022
Time: 12-12:30pm (AEST Sydney)
Duration: 30 minutes
Platform: Online via zoom
Price: FREE for anyone interested
Register now: click here



Join us as we bring some of Melbourne’s leading C-Suite and HR leaders together, as we showcase and share with you leading industry knowledge on leadership, resilience and change from Speakers Institute Corporate’s Founders and Senior Experts.


Date: 10th August 2022
Time: 6-8:30pm (AEST Sydney)
Location: (C.B.D.)
F&B: Canapes plus refreshments
Event: Corporate with speakers & networking
Attendees: C-Suite, Business Owners & HR Leaders
Registration: Complimentary – click here to register



Have you ever felt frustrated that your great idea, initiative or product hasn’t been approved, supported or purchased by a CEO or C-Suite from your company, a prospect or current client? We have found that understanding the psychology of C-Suite and their decision making process, how to structure your presentation and mastering your communication enables you to effectively influence C-Suite to take the desired action you require.


Date: 29th-30th August 2022
Time: 1pm-5pm (AEDT Sydney)
Duration: 2days, 2x 4-hour sessions
Platform: Online via zoom (limited to 18x people)
Structure: content, practice & personalised feedback
Price: AUD$495 (including GST)
Register now: click here