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Showing Up Conference: "How to live and work in a new culture”

Event Begins: 27 Feb 2020 9:00 AM   Ends: 27 Feb 2020 12:00 PM
Venue: Academy of Entrepeneurs

Session 1:  Panel – “How to live and work in a new culture”


A moderator will guide a panel with the following ALABC members, to elicit their experience and guidance on how to navigate cultural differences and how this impacts life in Australia from a communication perspective:


        • Cultural Conexxions
        • Elaj Consulting
        • Somos21
        • Cross Australia
        • Australian Internships

Session 2: 


In the second part of the event, Melanie MacFarlane and Tony Sloman will conduct a workshop.


  The running order for the session is as follows: 


  1. Introduction – ‘Owning your space’ - case study of a Latin American entrepreneur sharing their challenges in integrating into and achieving acceptance in Australia programme
  2. Overview of event – overall purpose and objective including all-inclusive panel - Melanie and Tony introduce themselves and their journey to highlight this
  3. Audience participation – listening with the intent to understand, not judge or fix – connect to all in the room
  4. Audience objectives to be shared and written down
  5. Background on migration – Melanie to share her company’s personal involvement in the migration process with its clients
  6. High-stakes communication – Tony to share top tips on how to communicate in particular for those from Latin American countries
  7. Story-telling – audience participation – Tony to invite audience to practise these
  8. Performance nerves – Tony to provide Passion & Purpose methodology and tools to overcome this
  9. A practice in mindfulness – Melanie to share exercises
  10. Personal Pitch – application of techniques by Tony and audience to create their own ‘pitch’
  11. Conclusion by Melanie and Tony – audience feedback

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