Getting to know the speakers at STAFFLINK Conference 2023
If you’ve attended the STAFFLINK Conference in previous years, you’ll know the guests bring fantastic stories & insights from business, professional, & sporting backgrounds.
We’re excited for the 2023 lineup, who will surely inspire and educate your team in line with the theme of the event; ‘Resilience and Future-Proofing Your Business.’
We’ve been able to secure some of the biggest names from inside the Real Estate industry and beyond – because we know inspiration can come from the most unexpected places!
Here are the amazing speakers at STAFFLINK Conference 2023:
Doctor, Author, Athlete: Jana Pittman
Jana Pittman’s story is a roller coaster of triumph, defeat, failure, and success. She will take you on a journey through the peaks and troughs that helped shape her career and build her into who she is today.
Two times World Champion, Four times Commonwealth Champion, in the sport of athletics, Jana Pittman personifies resilience and determination.
When continued injuries hampered her athletic career and could have signalled retirement, she swapped the track for the ice. Jana joined the Australian Women’s bobsleigh team to become the first woman to represent Australia in both the Summer (2000, 2004) and Winter Olympic Games (2014).
Off the track, Jana has completed a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery at the University of Western Sydney in 2019 (graduating with 1st class honours and the university medal) and is now a junior doctor at a hospital in Western Sydney.
In 2010 she completed a Masters of Reproduction Medicine at University of NSW and has initiated her PhD in Obstetrics (focusing on aspects of uterus transplantation).
The Resilience Project: Martin Heppell
The Resilience Project deliver emotionally engaging programs and provide evidence-based, practical well-being strategies to build resilience.
The research is clear; the more positive emotion you experience, the more resilient you will be. For that reason, the team at The Resilience Project focus on three key pillars proven to cultivate positive emotion; Gratitude, Empathy and Mindfulness (GEM). These programs also have a strong focus on Connection, Purpose, Kindness, Emotional Literacy and Physical Health.
Future Crunch: Tané Hunter & Shasta Henry
Future Crunch is a group of scientists, artists, technologists and entrepreneurs. They think there are new and better ways of doing things in the 21st century. Their mission is to foster intelligent, optimistic thinking about the future and to empower people to contribute to it.
Drawing on the latest insights from the worlds of technology, neuroscience and management, this talk reveals why the best predictor of success is how individuals and organizations embrace uncertainty.
Audiences will walk away with an understanding of what it takes to foster AQ, how to identify it in others, and how it can be a superpower for anyone looking to maintain an advantage in the next economy.
McGrath West, North West, Hills & Hawkesbury: Kon Stathopolous
Kon and his team have become one of the biggest Australian Real Estate success stories of recent times. Their sales volume grew by almost 77 per cent year-on-year to $642.3 million, leading to them being awarded 3rd place in REB’s 2023 Top 50 Sales Offices. Behind this tremendous growth is a strong mindset and plan. As Kon says himself;
“Be very clear about what your vision for your office looks like. Then, build a plan that you can execute brilliantly every day. Attract the best talent and grow them so you can keep them. Finally, every time you engage with the community, ensure that it’s the best interaction that they can have with you.”
Hear about this truly remarkable business and how the team is built for longevity and success at the STAFFLINK Conference.
Real Estate Trainer: Lee Woodward
Throughout his thirty-plus-year award-winning real estate career, Lee Woodward has always been a step or two ahead of the industry he serves with a passion.
As an innovator and disruptor, Lee’s dynamic, world-class business systems, educational courses, and leadership solutions have enabled thousands of real estate professionals and leaders to excel in their chosen careers and countless businesses to thrive in all conditions.
STAFFLINK & Image Property: Joel Davis
Joel Davis is CIO at STAFFLINK, Managing Director and Image Property and widely regarded as one of the most innovative and strategic minds in the Australian real estate industry.
He has a no-nonsense approach to training – and is a highly respected speaker and coach.
Expect Joel’s keynote to showcase cutting-edge solutions to shared industry problems, from a man who always has one eye on the future.
Mindset Coach & Big Wave Surfer: Mark Visser
Mark Visser is an Australian big wave surfer, author, keynote speaker, mindset coach, founder of The Ocean Warrior and the 2014/15 Big Wave paddle-in champion.
Mark made history by surfing one of the world’s biggest waves at Jaws (Pe’ahi), Maui, in total darkness. A true world-first achievement, known globally as Night Rider. Marks feats are not only about surfing, but adventure, exploration and staying connected as a team under extreme pressure.
For the past 13 years, Mark has been a mindset coach to some of the world’s most successful individuals and organisations, working as a personal coach for world champions Kelly Slater and Steph Gilmore, Australian SAS, US Navy Seals, Olympic athletes, sporting teams and business professionals.
Mark was a mindset coach for Melbourne FC for three years, working with head coach Simon Goodwin. The club won its first AFL premiership in 56 years, and Simon was awarded ‘Coach of the year’.
Before this, Mark was involved with the Richmond FC pre-season training camps and worked directly with leadership players to see their first premiership in 56 years.