Couraging: How To Play In The Arena of Innovation, Creativity and Change

Kylie Lewis

'Courage is ... a habit, a virtue; You get it by courageous acts. It's like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging.' - Mary Daly

In every instance where we are a called to try something new, we're called to be courageous. Embedded in the call is uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure - the ingredients of vulnerability. Getting comfortable with the discomfort of vulnerability is the key to couraging. In this session we'll break down why we resist vulnerability, and how in doing so it impedes our path to innovation, creativity and change.

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It Starts With Why

Penny Locaso 

"People don’t buy what you do they buy why you do it.” - Simon Sinek

Change expert Penny Locaso will teach you a simple process to articulate and evolve your why and unpack the details of the happy change youseek in life, business or your career.



Caitlin Fairchild

Understand the differences between introverts and extroverts, why the world of work is the way it is, and how to better utilise your strengths as an introvert in a work setting. This workshop will provide practical tips on interviewing, networking, attending conferences, and provide strategies on how to deal with feeling like an outsider in a team, company or industry of extroverts!


Dara Simkin

Dara will give you the tools to to be a permission - giver, -taker and getter. The positive energy, creativity and insights that are usually lost in workplace norms and routines can be regained with these three simple practices.  Business owners have one of the most important roles as the permission-giver to encourage innovative thinking, significant learning and engagement at work. 

Art as a Medium

Lauren Howard-Tripp

This workshop will lead you on a journey through the process of creativity. You will explore mark-making to music with a variety of mediums engaging with the principles of creation and destruction/failure as part of the creative process. Insights include beliefs around productivity, attachment to outcome, ownership and the joy of creation.