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Connection Exchange Stand Out Speaker Series

Connection Exchange Stand Out Speaker Series

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 6:30-10:00pm
Speakeasy Kitchen & Bar
359 Chapel Street
South Yarra, VIC

“When it comes to building communities and connection people, our three speakers have done an exceptional job, each in their own field of interest and regions.  Whether you love being part of business communities or you’re looking to grow your own, this is the fun and conversational event to attend.

Come along, grab a drink, have something to nibble and connect with other amazing women in business – and join the conversation!” – Suzanne Chadwick, founder Connection Exchange

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Brene Brown Rising Strong Workshop Melbourne Sydney Australia Kylie Lewis Of Kin

Rising Strong Workshop

Two-day workshop over two weeks
Friday 5th & 12th May 2017
The Cowork Collective
421 Lygon St, East Brunswick, VIC

*Places strictly limited*


A workshop for anyone who wishes to be braver in how they live, love and lead. This is how you rise strong in the face of challenge.


The physics of vulnerability is simple:
If we are brave enough, often enough, we will fall.

When we take risks in our lives, we will inevitably experience disappointments, hurts, failures and heartbreak.

Rising Strong is about what it takes to get back up and how owning our stories of struggle gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle can be our greatest call to courage and the clearest path to a wholehearted life.

Rising Strong™ Workshop is a research-based program about what it takes for us to get back up, live a more wholehearted and satisfying life by owning our stories. By participating in the Rising Strong™ Workshop you will have the opportunity to explore how to live bravely every day by showing up in the various arenas of your life to become the best, most authentic version of you.

Throughout the workshop, you be will guided through many positive experiential exercises, personal exploration, watch exclusive videos from Brené Brown created specifically for Rising Strong™ participants and have opportunities for personal reflections and growth in a safe, supportive, positive and fun environment.

The Rising Strong™ Workshop is designed to address your personal goals, relationships, professional and creative lives.

You’ll learn and experience how to:

:: Clarify your core values and beliefs
:: Recognise emotions and increase curiosity
:: Build your vocabulary for explaining hard emotions
:: Learn a robust framework for hard conversations
:: Own your story
:: Learn how to set and communicate healthy boundaries
:: Understand the mechanics of trust
:: Develop practices for processing anxiety and criticism
:: Increase resiliency and courage
:: Cultivate wholehearted living, loving and leading
:: Practice self-compassion techniques
:: Write new endings to our stories

When you deny the story, it owns you. When you own the story, you get to write the ending.
– Brené Brown

Soul Safari

Sydney 26 – 28 May, Rosbery
Melbourne 2 – 3 June, Prahran

I’m a proud support of Soul Safari, how believe in the power of creativity to fuel massive change. They’re on a mission to drive radical transformation by gathering and mobilizing a global tribe of makers and change makers. To create opportunities for the creative, curious and adventurous to come together to explore, share, discover and collaborate to make great things happen for the greater good.

I have my ticket for Melbourne. Wanna come with?

Book here. Use promocode OFKINTRIBEVIBES by 8 May for 25% off tickets!

Instagram for Small Business

Tuesday 23 May, 6.30-8.30pm
Work Shop, Fitzroy VIC

For visually driven businesses, Instagram is now the number one social media platform to grow your business. This workshop is part theory and part practice, and designed especially to help creatives establish a rocking Instagram profile and grow your business.

This workshop explores:

Best practice tips for your profile
The best times to post
What to post
How to build your following
Examples of who’s rocking Instagram and why
Being productive

Establishing a visual aesthetic for your feed
Taking great photos on your smartphone
The best photo editing apps to use
Great captions and hashtags to use

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Artful Business Conference 2017
Artful Business Conference

Brisbane 27 – 28 May, Southbank

This event is a business conference with a creative twist. It focuses on creating, building and maintaining your business in an artful and authentic way.

This is a business conference packed with practical and meaningful development skills, inspirational stories and speakers with a whole lot of heart and soul mixed in.

More than just an event, this is a community of like-minded people who want to build empires in a way that is different to what we all grew up thinking business had to be. Connecting with this community will see you finding support, growing your networks and making real friends.

Kylie is presenting two sessions throughout the conference.

Tickets & program info here

Small Business Festival Victoria: Taking The Leap – Women in Business Panel Discussion

Tuesday 15 August 2017, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Donkey Wheel House
673 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Maybe you’ve got a business itch you’d like to scratch, a possibility you’re pondering, or are teetering on the edge of leap. This live panel event is for everyone who is considering starting their own business, side gig or would like to be a bit braver in their working life. We’ll explore what you need to consider, how to get yourself organised and put together the building blocks for moving forward.

If you’re looking for inspiration, courage and practical insights from business women who’ve all taken leaps you don’t want to miss this session! We’re going to dive into what goes into taking a leap – practically, strategically, emotionally and financially.

This is your opportunity to ask questions, plan your next steps, make friends with like-minded folk and walk away with the courage to take action towards your leap the next day.

If you have a burning desire to play a little bigger in your working life, come and talk with kindred spirits who can help light your path.

Hosted by Kylie Lewis, founder of Of Kin, business coach and author of The Leap Stories.

Light refreshments provided.

All tickets include a signed copy of The Leap Stories book.

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#ContentKin: Content Marketing and Social Media for Small Business eCourse

Ongoing enrolments are open for our signature ecourse, #ContentKin. We’ve taken the face to face workshop we’ve run with hundreds of small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, social media managers and freelancers, and created a delicious learning online learning environment that will lift your digital marketing game beyond what you thought was possible.

For more information and enrolments, click here.

#TheTime: Planning and Productivity for Possibilitarians eCourse

This isn’t your average goal setting or time management course. While we do work through those topics, we bring together our own backgrounds in psychology, sociology, communication, entrepreneurship and coaching, as well as world leading thinkers to create this one of a kind ecourse.  We’ve drawn on our own real life experiences, the learnings of our coaching clients, and the latest research into productivity, positive psychology, resilience, happiness, mindsets and mindfulness, stress, energy management, character strengths, and neuroscience.

So we’re going to help you download the noise that’s in your head, and upload habits that serve your beliefs and priorities.

By the end of the ecourse you’ll walk away with a clear vision for your business and life for the next three – six months. All captured in your very own Clarity Map. And it will be fun, motivating, informative and empowering. For more information and enrolments, click here.

The Leap Stories 2017 Book Tour – Coming Soon

Following on the publication of The Leap Stories: Intimate Interviews On Overcoming Fear, Choosing Courage Over Comfort, and Designing a Fulfilling Career, we’ll be hitting the road in 2017 to talk with leap takers all over Australia. Subscribe to be kept informed of upcoming dates! And in the meantime, grab your personal copy of the book via the link below.

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