Christine Nixon: on Leadership

The Disruptive Business Network is honoured to host Christine Nixon at our next event. To us Melbourne natives, Christine is no stranger. She is the former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police (the first woman to hold...

The Great Disruption Debate: ‘The Lecture Hall is Done For! A Campus Based Education is Futile’

A good old-fashioned Oxford-style debate. Is the assumption that a University based education is the only path to reaching a fulfilling career under fire? With the soaring costs of higher education does the traditional...

Simon Griffiths
Simon Griffiths: on Meaningful Work

Simon Griffiths who Co-founded Who Gives a Crap and Shebeen bar on how he got to where he is now and all things meaningful work!

The Disruptive Ideas Club #2

We gather round to explore the ideas of a book that makes us all see the world a little differently. This time around we will be discussing Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, by Dan Pink...

Gus Balbontin: on Disruption

It is rare for a company to possess an emotional pull powerful enough to invoke a sense of longing. It is even rarer for a company to instill feelings of freedom, adventure and exploration. Ever since its inception...

Launch Night for 2015!

This is a FREE event, so it’s a great chance to get a feel for DBN before we roll out our calendar of events and amazing speakers for 2015.

James Tutton: on Entrepreneurship

Founder of Moonlight Cinema James Tutton tells all about his entrepreneurial experiences and latest ventures. he has bought a part interest in the design-driven property company Neometro - where he is...

Leyla Acaroglu: on Disruptive Design

Traditionally products have been designed to fit the aesthetic, the functional and the marketable - but there is a fourth pillar that is rarely addressed. Responsibility. Responsibility to society and to the environment...

The Disruptive Ideas Club: examining The Icarus Deception: How high will you fly? By Seth Godin

In the book ‘The Icarus Deception’ Seth Godin lays the groundwork and sounds a clarion call for an inevitable shift from the industrial economy to what he refers to as ‘The Connection Economy”.

Peter Williams: on Disruption In Business and Life

How does disruption apply to our personal lives? We all start our professional lives and careers with the best intentions. School - University - Meaningful jobs/careers and hence meaningful lives. But almost always...

Mindfulness in Business with Dr Elise Bialylew, Jan Stewart, Ross Hill and Brian Kurtz

Mindfulness in business has proven to be of benefit in both traditional and non-traditional workplaces. But how would self-awareness, a calmer disposition and a clear undistracted mind affect productivity, creativity...

Pete Williams: Money Matters

Financial concerns are the biggest barrier to having the confidence and freedom to throw everything into your business or project. We think it's time to have an event that addresses that concern. sharing his gained...

Clare Bowditch: The Art of Business – Sponsored by Redbubble and Uber

The legacy of left-brain dominance in business is prevalent: engineers, lawyers, consultants overly depend on processes, frameworks and automation. This marriage of facts and data, this focus on detail and analytics...

The Journey to Purposeful Work with David Hood, Pip Devine and Alison Hardacre.

Finding a sense of purpose in the work that we do is one of the great human longings and yet so many of us remain caught in the hamster wheel of unfulfilling work. There are many roadblocks. The important ones...

Steve Sammartino: The Ideas Factory

We all have ideas - businesses we want to build, books/songs/blogs we want to write, that app/website that is going to change the world. But very few of us do what it takes to bring those ideas to fruition. There...

Will Dayble & Eyal Halamish: Disrupt your Life

When it comes to having an impact in the broader world it requires having a mind that things a little bit differently, that recognises assumptions and habits. We change the world first by changing ourselves...

Launch Night with Simon Griffiths

We love the idea of doing things differently - from small scale innovations that make us more productive, effective or connected, right through to true disrutpion that throws an entire industry on its head. We are very...