Victoria Harbour’s thriving Knowledge Market is a hub that brings together some of Australia’s most inspiring mentors, creators, and facilitators. Whether you’re a resident, work here or you’re just visiting, the space is open to all. Sign up and come along to one of the many different workshops on offer to learn and share new skills, meet others with similar interests, and get your creative juices flowing.
Here’s a roundup of some of the great events taking place at Knowledge Market in the next few weeks:
Understand the children’s publishing industry | Saturday 19 November
Want to make your break into children’s storytelling but don’t know where to begin? This Story Sparks workshop is perfect for aspiring children's book writers to meet likeminded writers and find out more about the children's publishing industry.
The workshop will be run by Bernadette Kelly, an established children's author with over 35 published books within a variety of genres and age groups, alongside guest speaker Corinne Fenton, an award-winning published children’s author in Australia and around the world.
With their wealth of industry experience and expertise, you’ll get insider tips and techniques on the writing craft, and have the opportunity to receive constructive feedback on your own work.
Lead through the power of storytelling | Monday 21 November
Everyone has the potential to be a good leader, it’s just a matter of honing the right tools and skills. Of these, the ability to communicate a vision to others is particularly important. That’s why the good folks at Storywell are running this one off workshop dedicated to storytelling for leaders.
Through a combination of presentations and exercises, Storywell’s StoryLead workshop will introduce you to the fundamental aspects of storytelling – and show you how you can use these to mine your own professional history for significant moments of transformation and transition that will help you engage audiences in an authentic and impactful way.
By the end of the workshop, you’ll emerge with a clearer understanding about the principles of storytelling as an aid to leadership and be ready to start structuring and delivering your own!
Learn the art of conversation and boost your networking skills | Wednesday 23 November
Keen to improve your networking skills but not sure how? Kerryn Powell and the team at Your Time Matters are here to help! This is a networking session with a twist – helping you go from awkward conversations to ‘awesome’ conversations that pay.
Featuring guest speaker, business mentor Kerryn Powell, this is an event that will teach you how to effectively interact with men and women from all corners of the professional world, make connections with like-minded people, and ultimately grow your business.
This is not just a chance to learn more about the art of structured conversation, it’s an opportunity for you to openly network, benefit from YTM’s valuable insight and experience, and put this into practice – facilitating lively and effective conversations that could change the way you do business.
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