EVENTS

THURSDAY MAY 4
Mean what you say
How to avoid over-promising, and coping with a boss who does

Poor communication is regularly cited as the number one frustration with workplace leaders. How do we become leaders who give clear directions, communicate well, and not over-promise? And how do I survive a leader who communicates poorly?

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

OUR VENUE
Slate Restaurant Bar
9 Goldsbrough Lane, Melbourne

(Other 2017 breakfast dates below)

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2017 BREAKFAST SCHEDULE

THURSDAY JULY 27
One worth following

How to follow well, and be one worth following
Speakers: Andrew Laird & Graham Hooper

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21
In the way of harm

How to be a leader who "takes a hit"
Speakers: Andrew Laird & Allan Bulman

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PREVIOUS BREAKFASTS (CLICK EVENT TITLE FOR VIDEO)

2017

Leadership: Service or Self-Interest
Andrew Laird (Director Life @ Work) & Jennie Pakula (Manager, Assessment & Resolutions at VLSBC)

 

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

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

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