Learn how to run meetings LIKE A PRO & free up 8 hours a week!

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I've got to say that Chris and Geoff are two of their most consciously effective communicators that I've ever met - and I've met a lot. What they don't know about effective communication frankly isn't worth knowing.


I got a great deal out of the program. It's certainly helping me structure how I run online meetings more effectively.


I'd recommend the program to anyone who wants to run more effective online meetings.

Blair Stevenson


CEO of

Brava Ltd

This program was insightful and I liked the way it was delivered.


For me, this program is what I really needed to learn as I have to do a lot of meetings during the week with Senior Management or my staff. 


After this program, I was able to apply what I had learnt and I was really surprised by the results. I highly recommend this program so you too can run meetings like magic.

Loris Micheletti


NSW Area Manager for


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The program provided subtleties that have made a world of difference to the way we conduct online meetings - from the way we deliver to how our messages are received.  This program has also helped me in unexpected ways.  It was outstanding.  


I had many penny drop moments and lots of moments of clarity and since then we've been implementing those in every single one of our meetings.  I would suggest this program is worth a look from your end too.

Matt Kreis


Co-Founder of CoreStrategies

The highlight of the program as a whole is that it is experiential and engaging. 


Since attending the course, I have become more confident in leading online meetings. What is more exciting, is that my colleagues who have also participated in the program, are maintaining greater rapport in meetings and ensuring we remain on track. I have even noticed that the meetings are getting shorter yet all outcomes are achieved...Magic!

Samantha Garbutt


Chief Commercial Officer of 3DOTDIGITAL



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139 pages of E-chapters



6.5 hrs of trainer video presentations



Dear Managers & Team Players,

The way we do our work has been disrupted and is transforming.  In April 2020 a MIT survey found that 51% of the workforce could work remotely. Some organisations are still trapped in the myth of "face-time" culture.  They think you need to meet in person in order to read and communicate effectively.  Yet it is apparent that online meetings are here to stay.   Online meetings can, like face-to-face meetings, only be successful with the right processes and more importantly a unique set of communication skills!  


When done well, meetings are vital as they help teams know what is expected of them, know they are included, trusted and making better decisions that contribute to achieving outcomes.


Our 'Keys to run online meetings like magic' teaches you both the meeting processes and communication capabilities we've decoded from top facilitator experts for halving the time you spend in meetings.

learn the steps to stronger connection, influence & engagement when communicating with others
learn how to achieve intended meeting outcomes stress-free
start halving the time you spend in meetings
be 10-20% more productive in your role
start winning-back 8hrs of time every week

Many of us are unaware of the true cost of wasted time in meetings...

statistics reveal 33.4% of time in meetings is wasted
research tells us 73% of us do other work during meetings
research tells us that 90% of us daydream in meetings

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We are on a mission to vastly improve the experience, productivity & achievement of outcomes in meetings, for everyone! 






11 key capabilities including both the meeting processes and communication methods decoded from genius facilitators


52 highly targeted learning bursts that you can digest at your own rate, whenever for an unlimited time


Proven methodologies that are research backed to connect study findings to the real business world


Easy to digest experiential micro-learning lessons backed up by written instruction for new capability retention

Every chapter...

stories for unconscious learning
framing for context
demonstrations for skill uptake
skill drills for 'unconscious competence'
FAQs for content & context

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Do you run or participate in meetings and want to spend less time in meetings and get more results?
Are you a sales person who wants to streamline their client meetings process to facilitate more, faster and better quality buying decisions?
Are you a business owner who wants to streamline their formal and informal meetings to generate faster and better quality decisions?
Are you a project manager who wants to streamline their meetings to develop buy-in to action items from attendees so that project deadlines are met?
Are you a coach who wants to lead clients to useful outcomes in less time and with deeper rapport?

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learn interpersonal communication strategies to engage participants in remote or face-to-face meetings 
learn communication skills for keeping the meeting focussed & the participants on-track
develop communication skills to frame, track engagement and challenge for relevancy to have meetings run to time and achieve measurable outcomes
learn to recognise and deal with incongruencies and communication strategies to resolve impasses and sticking points
develop clarity about outcomes and intentions for each agenda item so that meetings are outcome driven

Super-charge your leadership skills...

Module 1:  Preparation

After completing this module you will have the skills to set the conditions for successful meetings. You will be able to:

  • define the intentions and outcomes to have meetings deliver results

  • set the boundaries for discussion to stay on-topic 

  • create agendas to control the flow and timing of the meeting

  • invite the attendees for expertise, decision-making approval to advance

Module 2:  Communication

After completing this module you will have the verbal and non-verbal communication patterns to connect with and influence attendees.  You will be able to:

  • build rapport and trust quickly to support engagement

  • convey information concisely and accurately for better problem-solving

  • confirm understanding for responsibility and accountability

  • question to accurately uncover critical information for decision-making

Module 3:  Facilitation

After completing this module you will have the skills to conduct and lead meetings effectively. You will be able to:

  • start and finish meetings on-time so attendees can manage commitments

  • align and steer meeting attendees to get things done

  • keep meeting attendees on topic and save time

  • resolve tensions, guide people to overcome stalemates to make progress

  • recognise when a ‘yes' means ’no’, resolve the contradiction and get commitment to actions

  • guide problem generators so they become invaluable resources 

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Satisfaction Guarantee for 30-Days

We're so confident you'll reap the benefits of the 'Keys to running online meetings like magic' course, we've created an opportunity for you to try a chapter, so you can decide whether this course if right for you. If you don't love our 'Magic Meetings' course, we'll give you a full refund.

Top Meeting


Students of this program


It is often believed some of the skills required to lead and manage people in meetings, whether in-person or online, are instinctive. They are not. They are learned

Anyone who has ever had to make a team or an organisation work knows the importance of effective meetings.   Yet less than 10% of us have been trained to lead or participate in highly productive meetings

This course is built using the principles of Cognitive Load Theory to ensure information is easily learned, retained and applied.  We combine this with experiential learning activities (i.e learning by doing) for fast and effective skill acquisition

We have the capability to discover, from top performers, exactly how they produce their outstanding results using modelling techniques from neuroscience and applied cognitive psychology

From this work, we've developed a series of models of commercial soft skills. We've also designed a collection of remote micro-learning to transfer the capabilities to those who want them

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Geoffrey Wade

Chris Collingwood

Geoffrey Wade is an international business performance improvement consultant specialising in workplace communications and leadership and co-founder of Performance Breakthru Academy.

He lives in Brisbane, Australia where the climate is known for being beautiful one day, perfect the next.  He is recognised for helping leaders in medium to large corporations to drive quantum improvements in business results.  Geoffrey and his team have helped over 10,000 leaders build high performing teams.


He’s the author of numerous white papers on communications, leadership and organisational change and the book "The Sales Edge".

Geoffrey believes that once you shift the prevailing limiting mindsets about what people can do, that fast and lasting organisational change is possible in many enterprises and that it comes through the effective communication with and leadership of human assets.  He says “leaders and organisations are inconsistent and ineffective at connecting with their people - and hidden within this capability gap lies the potential to improve employee psychological safety, engagement and performance”.

He is on a mission to shift the prevailing paradigm that employees are liabilities to one where staff are seen as assets and treated accordingly.

Chris is a recognised leader in training design and delivery specialising in leadership development, executive coaching and NLP training and co-founder of Performance Breakthru Academy. 


From working with leaders, managers and entrepreneurs over the past thirty years, he has observed that there are specific components that shift teams and organisations from good results to exceptional results.


He lives with his partner Jules in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, Australia.  Chris is co-author of the “NLP Field Guide; A reference manual of practitioner level patterns” and has produced hundreds of graduates through his and Jules’s Graduate Certificate qualification in NLP.   

He says that “For leaders and organisations, interpersonal communication is fraught with danger.  Important ideas and information are often communicated poorly, resulting in misunderstanding, and low grade execution of projects.  Unfortunately, when a person is promoted into a leadership position, typically they are not taught how to manage themselves or the people who report to them effectively.  Self management includes managing one’s own states, shifting context, and performance”.

He is on a mission to help leaders unleash the best in their people to benefit both the working experience and business results.


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How long do I have to complete this course?

You have full access for the lifetime of the course!  We want you to get everything you can out of this course.

Why is this course a fraction of its normal price?

We believe that too many meetings are a waste of your valuable time.  And we are on a mission to improve meetings - for everyone!