Tania de Jong AM is an inspirational speaker, singer, business woman and social entrepreneur who has founded a number of successful businesses (Creative Universe, leading innovation conference Creative Innovation Global, Inspiring Minds leadership programs, MTA Entertainment & Events and acclaimed singing group Pot-Pourri), started two charities (Creativity Australia and the With One Voice program and The Song Room) and has the voice of an angel.

Tania performs, speaks and presents leadership workshops around the world. More about Tania

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Tania’s recent keynote at the ISPIM Innovation Conference in Vienna

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Tania recently presented a keynote on Voices of Innovation – The power of positive Human collisions at the ISPIM Innovation Conference in Vienna.

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2018 Italy Music Tour with Tania de Jong and Andrew Mournehis

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Join us on an inspiring 15 day Italian journey for all the senses. A true celebration of ‘La Dolce Vita’ with fabulous food, wine, yoga and song!

You will explore the historic and cultural magnificence of Siena, Florence, Chianti, Milan, Lake Como, Verona and Umbria. We will visit the most iconic opera houses of the world (La Scala in Milan, the Arena in Verona and St Marks Church in Florence) and experience two included concerts.

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Tania's Blog

Flirting With Ideas

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Vienna. 1926 and Slawa Duldig was looking forward to a pleasant Sunday walk in the gardens of the Kunst Historisches Museum, a favourite haunt. Except that the prospect on this May morning with its ominous looking clouds was not so inviting – and so to prepare for the likely showers she took a heavy umbrella with her. She captured her frustration in her notebook  – ‘Why on earth must I carry this utterly clumsy thing? They should invent a small foldable umbrella that could be easily put in a handbag’. A great idea – but ‘they’ hadn’t yet done it and so Slawa decided to remedy the situation. continue reading »

There Are 122 Million Reasons Why The Postal Plebiscite Makes No Sense

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This convoluted mechanism is simply a poor tool for our elected representatives to use to avoid taking any real accountability.

Subject to a High Court challenge, a national postal ‘vote’ on same-sex marriage is going ahead. An opportunity existed for our government to truly act as leaders, as representatives of their electorates, and to progress Australia’s human rights agenda. Instead, a costly, voluntary, non-binding, postal opinion poll will waste a ridiculous amount of much needed public funds.The problems with the postal ‘vote’ are multifarious.

The problems with the postal ‘vote’ are multifarious.

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Upcoming Events

  • November 13, 2017 (8:00 am)

    Creative Innovation 2017 Asia Pacific

    HUMAN INTELLIGENCE 2.0: Thriving in the Age of Acceleration

    40+ Innovators // Conference // Master Classes // Deep Conversation // Gala Dinner

    Ci2017 will help you understand and make the most of the exponential advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, automation of jobs and vehicles, healthcare, energy, workplaces of the future and other major trends. This event will give you the knowledge and tools to develop the leadership mindset you need to transform your organisation.

    More details & Bookings

    Where: Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Australia

  • December 5, 2017 (6:00 pm)

    Pot-Pourri 30th Anniversary Concert 

    This special gala concert will celebrate Pot-Pourri’s 30 year journey from 1987 touring over 40 countries and releasing 7 recordings. We will trace the 3 decades of the group with historical photos and footage, anecdotes and, of course, songs and piano solos. We will welcome back some of the incredibly talented performers who have shared the stage with us over the years.

    The performance will include all your favourite highlights and songs from music theatre and opera.

    Doors 6pm // With One Voice Choirs 6:30pm // Supper 7:30pm //Pot-Pourri 8pm // Finish 10pm

    The Program:

    • The Pearl Fishers Duet from The Pearl Fishers – Bizet
    • Toreador Song and Habanera from Carmen – Bizet
    • The Flower Duet from Lakme – Delibes
    • Nessun Dorma from Turandot – Puccini
    • One Fine Day from Madam Butterfly – Puccini
    • La donne e mobile from Rigoletto – Verdi
    • The Drinking Song from La Traviata – Verdi
    • Phantom of the Opera – Llloyd Webber
    • I Dreamed a Dream, Bring Him Home, Do you hear the people sing?, Empty Chairs at Empty Tables from Les Miserables –Schönberg
    • Tonight and America from Westside Story – Sondheim
    • Stars and Moon from Songs for a New World – Brown

    And gorgeous arrangements of global hits:

    • You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
    • Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
    • Nella Fantasia from The Mission – Morricone
    • The Prayer – Foster/Bayer Sager
    • Time to say goodbye – Sartori/Quarantotto

    Book your tickets today

    Where: Camberwell Grammar School Auditorium, 55 Mont Albert Rd, Canterbury, Vic 3126

  • December 10, 2017 (3:00 pm)

    Telemann, Handel and Stamitz, with Tania de Jong & Frank Pam

    Special Performance with Tania de Jong AM, soprano and Frank Pam, viola

    Repertoire:
    • Telemann  Viola Concerto in G major
    • Johann Stamitz (1717-1757)  Mannheim Symphony No.1 in G major
    • Telemann   Canary Cantata
    • Handel  Ombra mai fu
    • Stamitz  Symphony No. 3 in B flat major
    • Telemann   Trumpet concerto in D major
    • Stamitz  Symphony No.2 in A  Major.

    For more details and tickets

    Where: St Johns Southgate 20 City Road, Southbank, VIC 3006

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