EVENTS

BREAKFASTS IN 2017

How does the Gospel reframe leadership? How does it define true success? What hope does it provide in the face of failed leadership? Discover how to redeem leadership from false success and crushing failure.

THURSDAY MARCH 2
Service or self-interest
How to pursue one and survive the other
Speakers: Andrew Laird & Jennie Pakula (Manager, Assessment & Resolutions VLS)

What does it mean practically to be a leader who puts the interests of their employees before their own? And how do I survive a leader who makes self-serving decisions?

7:15-8:30am
$20 (includes hot breakfast & coffee)

OR BUY A SEASON PASS - ALL FOUR 2017 BREAKFASTS FOR THE PRICE OF THREE!

OUR VENUE
Slate Restaurant Bar
9 Goldsbrough Lane, Melbourne

(Other 2017 breakfast dates below. Season pass is non-transferable to another person)

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2017 BREAKFAST SCHEDULE

THURSDAY MAY 4
Mean what you say

How to avoid over-promising, and coping with a boss who does

THURSDAY JULY 27
One worth following

How to follow well, and be one worth following

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21
In the way of harm

How to be a leader who "takes a hit"

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PREVIOUS EVENTS (CLICK EVENT TITLE FOR VIDEO)

2016

Breakfasts in 2016

How to handle the pressure to have it all (August)
Andrew Laird, Director, Life @ Work

How to handle pressure and get a better night's sleep (June)
Andrew Laird, Director, Life @ Work

How to handle the pressure of toxic office relationships (April)
Andrew Laird, Director, Life @ Work

How to handle the pressure to conform (February)
Andrew Laird, Director, Life @ Work

 

2015

Annual conference - Witness (October)

The ultimate motivation for workplace witness
Andrew Laird, Director, Life @ Work

The one thing to change your workplace witness
Robert Martin, Director, Melbourne City Bible Forum

How to tell your colleagues about Jesus
Sam Chan, National Communicator, City Bible Forum

 

Breakfasts in 2015

Balancing work and...rest (August)
Speaker: Andrew Laird, Life @ Work director

Balancing work and...hobbies, exercise & study (June)
Speaker: Andrew Laird, Life @ Work director

Balancing work and...church (April)
Speaker: Kara Martin, Associate Dean, Ridley Marketplace Institute

Balancing work and...family (February)
Speaker: Graham Hooper, senior executive.

 

2014

Annual conference - Ambition (October)

Testimonial
Catherine de Fontenay, Associate Professor of Economics, Melbourne Business School

"A Bigger Ambition"
Andrew Laird, Director, Life @ Work

"Upside-down Ambition: Ego to Exaltation"
Robert Martin, Director, Melbourne City Bible Forum

 

Breakfasts in 2014

Frustration @ Work (August)
Speaker: Andrew Laird, Director, Life @ Work

Mission @ Work (June)
Speaker : Wei-Han Kuan, CMS State Director, Victoria

Temptation @ Work (April)
Speaker: Peter Hastie, Principal, Presbyterian Theological College, Melbourne

Prayer @ Work (February)
Speaker: Robert Martin, Director, City Bible Forum, Melbourne

 

2013

Western Materialism - Why are we so greedy and what can we do about it (August)
Speaker: Brian Rosner, Principal, Ridley Melbourne

Be Courageous, Be Strong - Can this really me me in my workplace? (June)
Speaker: Tim Meyers, Principal, Melbourne School of Theology

Sanctified but not sanctimonious (April)
Speaker: Matthew Williams, Vicar, St James Old Cathedral

Seize the day (February)
Speaker: Helen Bell, AFES Staff worker, La Trobe University

 

2012

Who you are when no-one else is looking (May)
Speaker: Kevin Pedersen, Vicar, Ormond Anglican Church

Being City Positive (February)
Speaker: Shane Rogerson, Vicar, St Matthews Anglican Church, Prahran

 

2011

Pulpit to Workstation (August)
Speaker: Andrew Reid, lead pastor, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Doncaster

Being a city in the city (March) 
Speaker: Guy Mason, lead pastor, City on a Hill

 

2010

Fruit of the Spirit at work (November)
Speaker: Ian Powell, City Bible Forum