Last week's breakfast had Mark O'Hare from Positive Place present his motivational matrix to us.
Mark has over 10 years experience in Department of Justice working with high end offenders and managing teams of Psychologists and Social Workers. His business Positive Place now supports businesses create positive, happy and highly productive workplaces.
Mark was fascinating to listen to, providing a depth of experience in understanding behaviour and what intrinsically motivates an individual. Some great take home lessons for our businesses.
April's meeting had the fantastic Sherryn McBride from Marketing Talk present to us on how to get the most out of our website and Facebook. Sherryn's mission is to get businesses noticed, remembered and referred with their marketing.
We are back for another big year and were excited to start our series of presentations by welcoming the Deputy Premier and Minister for Health, the Hon Roger Cook MLA. The minister who updated us on 'The Sustainable Health Review' currently being conducted by the state government and provided insight into the current and future state of the Western Australian healthcare system.
Thanks again to Trent, Greg and Neil from Provident who presented at our August breakfast on Business development & strategy, finance and insurance. The panel style presentation was jammed packed full of information and a was a perfect way to facilitate discussion with some fantastic points raised amongst the group.
A big thank you to Steven Brown and Kate Bretherton from Lynn and Brown Lawyers. Co-presenters Steve and Kate spoke about protecting your client base and best practice for dismissing staff. The topic raised many questions from the audience. Thank you to everyone for contributing to a lively discussion. Kate (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Steven (email@example.com) can be contacted at Lynn and Brown Lawyers on 08 9375 3411.
Defining your 'Why' in business can be a challenge, especially to articulate. Our April Accelerate Health breakfast workshop led by Rowena Mills from Avanzar Consulting, helped to explore our individual business vision, mission and core values and utilise tools to assist in finding our 'why'.
Meeting #1: Monday 20th FebruaryThe first Accelerate Health Network evening of 2017; we were so fortunate to have the excellent Glen Smyth share his wisdom on the topic of sales. Not only did Glen give a fantastic presentation on his '5 Part Framework for Remarkable Service' that explored values, expectations and the customer experience but this then facilitated an in depth discussion between business owners on their personal experiences, ideas and ways in which they can 'Be Remarkable' in their business.
GLEN SMYTH: As a successful Sales Consultant in the new home building industry for the past 10 years, Glen Smyth has sold more than $80 million worth of new homes for the ABN Group of Companies, across the premium Dale Alcock Homes, apg Homes and Webb & Brown-Neaves brands.
Acknowledged regularly by his clients for providing outstanding service, he is passionate about creating remarkable customer experiences.
For the past two years he hosted ‘The Sales Professionals Podcast’ and the ‘Sales Success Podcast’, interviewing thought leaders, successful sales professionals, coaches and customer service specialists from Australia and across the world on his weekly show.
Glen has a long history of speaking and communicating with audiences both large and small, and prior to working for the ABN Group was involved in presenting training workshops and keynote presentations to business and industry organisations. His presentations are practical and actionable and designed to inspire and make a real difference to your business and personal success.
You can contact Glen Smyth on
0412 167 827