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Video testimonials from The Leaders' Breakfast presentation on Audacious Leadership - How to Lead with Conviction, Courage and Care.

Presentations & Keynotes

“We wish to thank and acknowledge the time and effort you put in as a presenter and your ongoing support and contribution to Exit Alliance. Your expertise and contribution in the workshop and within the network generally is essential in ensuring that we provide a unique and exceptional service.”
Betty Katiritzidis | Director | Australian Association of Certified Exit Planners

‘Thank you once again for another insightful breakfast session.  Such a constructive and positive group. So thank you for not being a ballerina...but an enabler of good conversation.”
Jennifer Knight | Senior HR Consultant | Marsh Insurance

“Thank you very much for making such a valuable contribution on the theme of Ethics and Integrity. Your Integrity Audit questions inspired some serious thinking!”
Colin Clapp | Chapter President | National Speakers of New Zealand

"The key message for you from the members’ feedback was that your session delivered to them powerful tools to help them prepare for confident and effective presentations."
Jim Landau | TEC Chair KEY 102 | The Executive Connection

The Leaders’ Breakfast & Exclusive Leaders’ Lunch

“This is has been the BEST event I have attended this year by far."
Rebecca | Smith Feutrill

“The concept and opportunities to connect with many different people was extremely worthwhile and so well facilitated.”
Gaye | KPMG

"The networking was fantastic and you facilitated it in such an energetic and creative way.”
John | JBWere

"Exceptionally well organised and a very refreshing community of people you had at the Exclusive Leaders' Lunch."
Antony Gaddie | CEO | Green Ant Marketing

"You have managed to bring together an interesting group of people and we all thoroughly enjoyed the presentation, discussion and breakfast itself.”
Linfox Australia

“It was really good to meet everyone and was facilitated so well by you!”

“Great event as usual.”
Tina Robertson-Christie | Executive Director | ASENZ

Executive & Leadership Coaching

"Thank you for your deep expertise, wisdom, compassion and confidence - I have moved to a very different leadership space as a result of your guidance and feedback."
National Head | KPMG

“Ricky is committed to her clients and fully invests herself in delivering agreed outcomes.”
Jason Gindidis | People & Culture | Medibank

“There is no doubt that your instruction and guidance will prove most valuable to me as I now have a greater sense of how to structure and deliver a great presentation.”
Russell Knight | Product Manager | Carpet Court

"I already had a desire to create the best possible environment for my staff - but after a session with Ricky I got some fantastic tools and a fresh focus on being a great coach for my staff too".
Clayton Bjelan | Content Director | Light Melbourne

Training & Development

"I felt that you delivered an outstanding and very valuable workshop. Your passion and professionalism infused the meeting room and your generosity with your many hand-outs was very much appreciated."
Jim Landau | TEC Chair KEY 102 | The Executive Connection

“We really loved the style and content of the session and have got some great things we want to implement as a result! Your energy and passion was fantastic.”
Marshall White

Converting Contacts into Contracts” workshop held for Asian Pacific Corporate Services was uplifting and absolutely relevant! I left feeling motivated and ready to take on the day and implement the suggestions made. I would recommend this topic to anyone wanting to inspire and reenergize their staff or themselves.”
Ellis Gardner | Conferencing Sales Coordinator | Asian Pacific Serviced Offices

Facilitator / Master of Ceremonies

"I did enjoy your energetic style and the way you facilitated a warm environment of support.  You were so relaxed with everyone.  We do need more female facilitators/MCs like you."
Libby Henderson-Kelly | Managing Consultant/ Franchisee | ICMI

"Many thanks Ricky for the masterful MC job you did for the Professional Speakers Convention in Canberra."
Winston Marsh | National President | Professional Speakers Australia

"We just completed our second induction course here at the Sandringham Yacht Club, Ricky was our MC she did an amazing job and came highly recommended. She really pulled the group together and created a lot of energy for everybody  and was great in getting a lot of thought process happening for all the candidates and I can highly recommend her."
Betty Katiritzidis | Director | Australian Association of Certified Exit Planners

“Ricky facilitated our planning day and she brought a level of professionalism, structure and insight to the process.  Her open and dynamic style brought out the very best in our team, ensured their engagement while delivering a positive and constructive outcome for GDV.”
Karen Hayes | CEO | Guide Dogs Victoria

"I'd like to thank Ricky Nowak for her professional and gracious approach as Master of Ceremonies at our recent National convention. Her ability to enhance both the speakers she presented, and the overall tone of the convention program, helped to make the event a great success."
Russell Pearson | State President | Professional Speakers Australia