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Thriving Digitally: Decode the neurobiology of peak performance in a digital age

We’re spending more time than tethered to technology- for both work and leisure. It’s imperative that we foster healthy and sustainable digital behaviours to ensure that our physical health and mental wellbeing are supported in a digital world that’s constantly vying for our attention. Stop digital burnout and help your employees to thrive online. In this presentation, Kristy equips attendees with simple solutions so they can thrive online (and offline), without suggesting that they on a #digitaldetox, or give up email.

1. Understand the SCIENCE of PRODUCTIVITY and WELLBEING in a digital landscape;

2. Explore a range of MICRO-HABITS they can implement to protect their PHYSICAL HEALTH and MENTAL WELLBEING and ;

3. Consider a variety of MICRO-HABITS they can utilise to ensure their PRODUCTIVITY is supported, not stifled through their DIGITAL BEHAVIOURS.


Dr Kristy Goodwin is a speaker, author, researcher and media commentator exploring the impacts that our digitalised lives have on our physical health, mental wellbeing and productivity. She is passionate about igniting peak-performance in a digital age by sharing brain-based solutions. Kristy explains how the human brain and body operate in the digital world we now live and work in.


With clients including Apple, the Reserve Bank of Australia, Westpac, Macquarie Bank, Deutsche Bank, the National Broadband Network, McDonald’s. Optus and the NSW Department of Education Kristy helps both large and small organisations support their employees’ health, wellbeing and performance in a digital landscape.


Kristy is regularly called upon by the media for her expert opinion about the science of productivity and wellbeing in a digitalised landscape. She’s adept at providing research-backed solutions to foster sustainable digital behaviours, without proposing #digitaldetoxes or #phonebans. She appears on TV, radio and print publications distilling the latest science into practical and relevant information.

Match your vision with a strategy that works

Key takeaways:

How to match your vision with a strategy that works

What are the key components to a solid strategy

How do you implement the strategy successfully and what's required.


Anthony Moss, founder, CEO and principal consultant of Lead Your Industry, has worked with over 160 businesses in his corporate and consulting career. He’s worked in many industries in businesses at very different stages of growth including large companies and start-ups.


Brian Doughty is the Principal of The Outsourced CFO and a Chartered Accountant, also holding an MBA from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Michael Fox is a seasoned entrepreneur and innovator. In 2009 Michael Co-Founded fashion technology business Shoes of Prey. Over the next 10 years, as CEO, Michael lead the business to employing over 200 people, raising $35M in capital, building a state of the art production facility in China and partnerships with David Jones in Australia and Nordstrom in the US.

Adventure Thinking: Navigate the Unknown with Justin Jonesy

Otherwise affectionately known as Jonesy, is Australia's pre-eminent Explorer, keynote speaker, adventure thinker and storyteller. His expeditions have taken him to the very corners of the world. He’s paddled a kayak from Australia to New Zealand, skied to the South Pole and back, and walked 1800km across the Australian Outback with his wife and one-year old daughter.


He currently holds two Guinness World Record and a place as one of Australia's 50 Greatest Explorers of all time. Over the past 18 years he has made a career of undertaking huge, epic, record setting expeditions around the world and sharing these on the stage and the screen.


A humble, charismatic and inspiring character…he is the perfect example of how determination, detailed planning and foresight can enable the most 'normal' of us to undertake the most extraordinary feats. Justin's inspirational story was so well received at Growth Gen 2020. This is a must watch video.

Why small business should still invest in property? Q&A

With Arjun Paliwal InvestorKit are industry leading and award winning researchers and buyers agents. They specialise in helping property investors scale, grow and diversify their investment portfolio using residential and commercial property.


As winners of the highly competitive Real Estate Business "Rising Star" (REB) 2020 award winners, Arjun Paliwal shares his secrets on why small business should still be investing in property.

Human Potential and Personal Mastery - Rebecca Swanson

Rebecca Swanson is a dedicated professional in the fields of emotional wellbeing, human potential, and personal mastery. A process of self-rediscovery led to a degree in psychology, training certifications in NLP, many alternative therapies and ancient wisdom studies.

Through her workshops and private sessions, Rebecca combines neuroscience and ancient wisdom with lessons from her personal journey to inspire, educate and motivate women. So they, too, can find emotional resilience, mental clarity and live an authentically powerful life, a critical factor to life and business success.


Rebecca inspires the courage required to go deep and have real conversations with yourself, your children and families, so you can step into the spotlight of your lives without feeling guilty or selfish. Creating the purposeful, lifestyle-friendly business you have always wanted.

Rebecca is committed to ensuring that all business owners achieve clarity and emotional wellbeing through balance of their inner and outer lives.

How to get your business socially acquainted? - George Hawwa

This workshop will allow business owners to get further information on how to precisely build brand value through social media, and be able to tell a story correctly for their brand as well as products/services. It will touch on the essentials with social media engagement and how to develop this further. Telling story is vital in being able to bring front of mind to audiences and generate a good sales, leads and enquiries strategy from social media.

Three things people will get out of the workshop:

  • What are the key essentials to building brand value on social media?

  • What is key in terms of developing engagement with your audience?

  • Checklist on developing a front of mind brand build strategy.

Phill Nosworthy

Phill Nosworthy is a Speaker, executive advisor and author in the subject areas that surround making business and life meaningful. His insights into personal mastery and the future of work have gained him a cult following among high performers in Fortune listed companies the world over. This QandA is an opportunity to help business owners step a little more into their potential by sharing the lessons that we’ve learnt from a decade spent teaching some of the world’s top performers. A guide and a playbook for professionals, this session is designed to help business owners to take control of their career and to make it count.


Key takeaways:

  • Learn to cultivate the critical skill of self-awareness

  • How to create routines & rituals that will improve your personal and professional performance

  • Find your internal grit and tough it out when talent isn't enough

  • Why talent stacking is the key to optimising you career trajector

The Spiritual Entrepreneur with Pauline Nguyen -
GG Summit 2020

Pauline Nguyen Speaks is a best-selling author and award-winning businesswoman – and her achievements are all the more impressive for her having escaped Vietnam on a boat and survived a Thai refugee camp. She has overcome these adverse beginnings to transform her approach to success by re-engineering her beliefs, questioning the status quo and hacking cultural norms to become one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs.

Key takeaways:

  • How to master your emotions to stay cool under pressure. 

  • Finding inner peace amongst the chaos and confusion.

  • Cultivating Self Mastery of Mindset, Heartset, Healthset and Soulset.

Strong business acumen: What do I do today? With Brian Doughty and Vivian Nguyen - GG Summit 2020

Welcome to the interactive open discussion with our experts about some of the challenges that we are facing as businesses in this new era of COVID. We want to strengthen your business acumen today and want you to have your questions ready for our experts. The whole idea is to give you immediate results and advise for your business. Please ensure that you have your live or virtual pack ready for this session including the calculator that was sent to you.

Brian Doughty

Brian Doughty is the Principal of The Outsourced CFO and a Chartered Accountant, holding an MBA from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Brian focusses his skills on helping small business develop and grow. He’ll be answering all your financial questions.

Vivian Nguyen

Driven, strong and confident - Vivian Nguyen is a Partner at HNT Legal and leads the Commercial Law and Litigation Divisions of the firm with commanding force. Her unique ability to ‘think outside the box’ continues to ensure that her clients get the best options available to them and allows the firm to deliver services of a high-quality calibre. Vivain will be answering all your legal requirements. We also want to Vivian and her team for sponsoring our first Growth Gen.

The Seed of Growth Panel Discussion

The ability to cope and rise to the inevitable challenges, problems and setbacks of business lies at the very heart of wellbeing. Being competent and confident to build active coping mechanisms to control challenges takes a lot of training, self-awareness and self-care. The challenge sometimes allows us to see a different perspective and is necessary to make us better leaders and stir us in the right direction. More importantly, to challenge our capability allows us to contribute to society by aligning our values to our business. Join our insightful seed of growth panel discussion.

DR Maria Zuschmann

Dr Maria Zuschmann or Dr M as she is affectionately known, has a passion for helping the community to feel and function better in all aspects of their lives and help them identify and remove interferences that are holding them back from their goals. She is an Integrative Chiropractor, Podcaster, Speaker, Facilitator, Stress Adaptation & Performance Coach.


Phil Preston

In his early work, Phil Preston was compelled to bring business and community interests together. He found that individuals and the businesses and organisations they work with can contribute something great, and his purpose is to help them realise that potential. He is a leading practitioner of ‘shared value’ principles, where business use the profit motive to help address social and environmental challenges.


Karen Lebsanft

What drives someone to build and lead a world class food manufacturing business with no experience in factories? Raised in the inner city housing commission by her grandmother. Karen Lebsanft is the founder and CEO of Kurrajong Kitchen Lavosh and as small business owner has had to endure the ups and downs of business to successfully lead in her industry.

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Heading 48 Powerful Ways to Grow Your Business 5x Faster - Dale Beaumont

Are you ready to supercharge the growth of your business? If so, keep reading. Join 19 times best-selling author Dale Beaumont for an exclusive presentation. By attending you will discover "8 Powerful Ways to Grow Your Business 5x Faster". These strategies have been tested on more than 30,000 business owners over the last 14 years. That means, we know they work. So do yourself a favour and be there.


In this presentation audience members will discover…

The 5 biggest marketing mistakes that most make and how to avoid them

How to generate over $30,000 worth of free media exposure for your business A clever piece of software that will double the open rates of your emails

What are ‘Systems’ and why they play a big role in your business success

A list of 105 things that you can outsource for less than $5 per hour 3 services that will save you thousands of dollars on web development

Why every business MUST use Facebook Re-targeting if you want more leads. Dale Beaumont is best known as an Award-Winning Technology Entrepreneur, International Speaker and the Author of 19 Best-Selling Books. 

Understanding your entrepreneurial archetype and what could be limiting your business growth

Marcia Teperman is a Self-Leadership Mentor & Holistic Wellbeing and Success Coach helping professionals and entrepreneurs overcome the internal glass ceilings and saboteurs that limit their success and impact so they can become effective and wholehearted leaders and enjoy a life that they love.


In this video, you will learn five common entrepreneurial archetypes and the most likely saboteurs and blindposts limiting business growth.


With a diverse career and work experience, Marcia had experienced the highs and lows of entrepreneurism, failed a business, sold another and then changed careers, going back to full time employment for a few years. She thrived professionally by choosing jobs that were a perfect match to her values, talents, skills and that provided opportunity for growth. She is now experiencing the new edges of growing into a multiple 6 figure business as she embraces her calling to be a transformational and conscious leader. Her goal is to be amongst the top 5% coaches in the online space offering her signature programs to an international audience.

How to get the right business structure in place from the start to avoid future pitfalls.


Structuring is a key consideration when starting a business or expanding current business operations. Choosing the optimal structure involves a consideration of both the taxation and commercial objectives of the business. By implementing/utilising the optimal structure, businesses may experience significant benefits including asset protection, risk minimisation, reduced tax compliance and administrative burdens and also facilitate expansion and growth opportunities. 



Steven is a Senior Consultant in the Private Clients Tax team based in Sydney and Parramatta. His experience spans over 8 years in the Private Clients industry, which includes a vast range of clients in different industries. Steven has worked with an extensive client base, including large and small business’, international and Australian businesses’ and large family groups. Steven has vast experience assisting clients with their everyday tax compliance obligations and providing the necessary assistance with adhoc tax consulting services.



Rubal is a Director in PwC’s Private Clients team and has over 9 years experience providing business advisory, tax consulting and compliance services to various family owned businesses across various industries. Rubal supports his clients to realise the potential in their business through providing timely, practical advice on business and tax issues, assisting in the acquisition and sale of businesses and key assets, and providing efficient and reliable tax and financial compliance / advisory solutions.

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