Media maven Madonna King
Marg Booth from Great Expectation Speakers and Trainers shares her tips for five female speakers that are sure to make your audiences cheer.
Madonna King is an award-winning journalist, author and commentator. She has long been known as the voice of current affairs in Queensland, heading the top rating current affairs program on the ABC for six years, and winning several national ABC awards for her journalism. Madonna’s fifth, and latest book, is a biography of federal treasurer Joe Hockey. In 2013 she authored the biography of Australian of the Year and inventor of the cervical cancer vaccine, Ian Frazer.
Her experience in the media and politics allows Madonna to provide a fascinating yet entertaining keynote about what goes on behind-the-scenes in politics and the decision-making process.
There are very few personalities in Australia who can adapt to any situation and win over audiences instantaneously. Tottie Goldsmith is indeed one such individual. She made her a household name as one of the founding members of ‘The Chantoozies’ and later hosting controversial TV show Sex/Life. Tottie offers various types of corporate performances, these include role of MC, an entertainer and as a keynote speaker on wellbeing and stress management.
Feel Good Physio Anna-Louise Bouvier is the creator of Physiocise, a nationally renowned program for bad backs. She has established a national reputation as a sought after commentator for all things related to wellbeing.
She writes for numerous magazines and is a busy corporate speaker, with her key message revolving around ways to change people’s behaviours – teaching employers how to create sticky messages and concepts that will make employees take responsibility for their own wellness. She focuses on four main areas – stress, sleep, sitting and moving – linking these areas to research on sedentary lifestyle and its effect on mood and wellbeing. She does a lot of work in the areas of injury prevention in the workplace, rehabilitation and return to work strategies.
Silvia Damiano is a charismatic and thought provoking speaker, master facilitator and author on the topics of the Neuroscience of Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Engagement. A teacher and entrepreneur, Silvia knows the secrets of how the leadership brain to be developed to achieve commercial advantage in the 21st century. Silvia has worked in a number of countries around the world and enjoys the challenges of helping leaders maximise their potential to improve team and business performance.
Bernadette McClelland helps organisations with three of the big challenges in business – increasing profits, improving the performance of the people and creating an environment of accelerated growth. She shows business how, by combining personal leadership, sales leadership and thought leadership strategies, they can create an incredible force to be reckoned with.