16 - 18 May, 2016 | Shangri La Hotel Sydney,
New South Wales, Australia

Divya Hemnani

Brain Trainer & Founder
Intrinsic Brilliance Institute
Divya has dedicated her life to understanding the power of belief and the mind-body connection as a Brain Trainer. She has researched the mysteries of the mind for over a decade, obtaining degrees in neuroscience, psychology, and cognitive sciences
from Oberlin.

As the Founder & Director of the Intrinsic Brilliance Institute, Divya uses her passion and knowledge about neuroplasticity to help people train their brains to produce the thought patterns that give rise to what they most desire in life.Having struggled since adolescence to satiate the burning question, “what’s the point of living?” Divya began playing in the personal development space
when she realised that science doesn’t provide a satisfying answer. The answer lies in connecting to the wisdom within through mindfulness. Having experienced firsthand how drastically life changes when your mind changes, Divya is on a mission to inspire joy and resiliency within others supported by the science of gratitude and compassion.

Understanding the emotional experiences we all share is the heart of Divya’s exceptional coaching abilities. Her skill of making complex scientific information easily accessible and engaging to any audience makes her a talented trainer.

Most importantly, Divya’s embodiment of her cognitive knowledge enables those around her to close the gap between what they consciously know and how they unconsciously be in the world, so that when you share space with her, transformation is inevitable.


12:20 What Do You Believe To Be True?

How resilient we are in the midst of challenges is closely connected to the beliefs we hold, both consciously and unconsciously. Certain beliefs can be enabling and empowering whilst others can be disabling and distressing. This interactive session will include:

  • An exploration some of the beliefs you hold about your role and how they serve or limit you
  • 3 key beliefs that create ease in any context
  • How you can bring your unconscious beliefs to your awareness so that you can change them



16:30 Champagne Roundtable Discussions

The Champagne Roundtables are an opportunity for you to participate in 3 facilitator lead discussions on different topics, exchange your experiences and challenges and develop solutions with your peers over a glass of bubbly. We have some great experts facilitating the roundtables but it’s worth remembering that sometimes the solutions to your work challenges can come from your fellow delegates!

Roundtable themes:

Roundtable A: Is Multi-Tasking a Myth?

Are you really being as effective and efficient as you're capable of? If you describe yourself as a great multi-tasker, it's likely that you aren't... Join Brain Trainer Divya Hemnani as she reveals the neuroscience behind peak performance. In this session you will experience:

  • How your brain is a parallel processor
  • How you can "overwhelm" your system
  • How you can reset your system with simple practices

Facilitator: Divya Hemnani, Brain Trainer & Founder, Intrinsic Brilliance Institute

Roundtable B: Effective Minute Taking in Meetings


Are you new to writing meeting minutes or are interested in some tips to improve your efficiency? Then this roundtable is for you.

  • Pre-planning
  • What should be included?
  • The minutes writing process

Facilitator: Mario Halouvas, National Training and Development Manager, Priority Management

Roundtable C: Disarm the Bomb – Resolving Conflict

Using the analogy of war, we explore how conflict can destroy working relationships, productivity and motivation in the workplace. You will learn how to disengage conflict by starting with the only real thing you truly control — yourselves.

Facilitator: Anthony Bonnici, Director, Move Mountains

Roundtable D: Procrastination: The 5 Habits of Procrastination and How to Control Them


Everybody procrastinates, but the most productive people learn how to control it. In this session you will understand the psychology of procrastination and 5 ways to break the habit.

Facilitator: Faye Hampton, Success Coach

Roundtable E: Stop Being a People Pleaser: Learn to Say ‘No’ More Often

At work it’s easy to say ‘yes’ especially if you are a people pleaser. But how is this affecting your overall productivity if you’re not learning to say ‘no’. If you work for more than one boss or in an office where you are perceived as the go-to person for every minor task then it’s about time you learned to say ‘no’ more often. You’ll be amazed at how much this will improve your productivity.

Facilitator: Larissa Auditore, Executive Assistant to the CEO, iCare Insurance



Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Divya.

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