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From Oprah's Former Chief of Staff to Speaker and Life Coach: Meet Libby Moore (Part 2)

  Moore’s career path is the polar opposite of linear: it seems testament to an innate willingness to take risks and change paths. (This is part two of a two-part series.) Marg Booth, Director of OPB, had an amazing chat with our OPB 2019 Speaker Libby Moore. Libby gave some insight into her career as a coach and speaker, and her best experiences as Oprah's PA for almost 11 years. Continue reading below to get to know more about our OPB speaker.   Tell us about your best life experience.   Every single time I open myself up to higher energy (God, Source, Universe, or 'Something...’) and allow that energy to flow through me and guide me, my BEST life experiences happen! The Oprah opportunity coming to

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From Oprah's Former Chief of Staff to Speaker and Life Coach: Meet Libby Moore (Part 1)

Moore’s career path is the polar opposite of linear: it seems testament to an innate willingness to take risks and change paths. (This is part one of a two-part series.) This week Marg Booth, OPB Director, had an amazing interview with our OPB Speaker Libby Moore, where she gave us some insight into her career as a coach and speaker, and much more. Continue reading below to get to know more about our OPB speaker and her life experiences.    How did you start your career as a Personal Assistant? Was it always your dream?   I moved to New York City because I wanted to be a comedy writer for Saturday Night Live. That was going to be my ‘dream job.’ About a month after

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Our MC for OPB 2019 is... Chris Parsons

We are really excited to have Chris Parsons as part of the OPB team next year.   He is the ultimate professional MC. We hope you are looking forward to joining us to celebrate, reward and recognise, Brisbane's EAs, PAs and office professionals. See you on Friday, 3rd May 2019! ABOUT CHRIS PARSONS Chris’ TV career began with an ad in the paper, ‘WANTED: TV Presenter, Gold Coast Lifestyle Show - must be presentable, have good communication skills and ability to remember lines’. Unsure how many of those attributes he actually possessed, Chris drove down the highway and into a career that has become his absolute passion. A career that has seen him present and produce numerous episodes of popular travel shows ‘Queensland

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A Day in the Life of Oprah’s PA ...Part Three

OPB 2019 keynote speaker and global adventurer Libby Moore loves inspiring people, and companies to achieve their life purpose. We interviewed Libby about her time with Oprah, as her Chief of Staff. This is part three [final part of a three part series]. Read the full series, click on part one or part two. What has been your greatest achievement in your working career? Successfully managing the life of Oprah Winfrey for over a decade, 2001-2011. Without all the fantastic assistants that I worked with during that time, I would not have lasted 6 months. It was truly a TEAM effort, and I appreciate every single one of them. Have you had a mentor in your career (other than Oprah)? Mary Macdonald O’Brien. When I worked as an assistant to Jann Wenner, the publisher

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A Day in the Life of Oprah’s PA ...Part Two

OPB 2019 keynote speaker and global adventurer Libby Moore loves inspiring people, and companies to achieve their life purpose. We interviewed Libby about her time with Oprah, as her Chief of Staff. This is part two of a three part series. Click here to read part one. What advice would you give to someone starting out in their career? Try your best to be yourself always with all people in all situations. Don’t try to be like other people, be the best version of who you truly are. People respond favourably to authentic people. Ask questions. When you get hired people do not expect you to know everything, especially when you first start. Have the courage to ask questions. On my first day of the job with Oprah I asked her,

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Bubbles and Beauties 2018

Join the Suited to Success team for a glamorous evening with over 1500 new and pre-loved designer clothes, shoes, bags and accessories for sale at outlet prices. Sip on a glass of bubbles, enjoy delicious canapes and watch our models showcase some of the stunning outfits available for purchase. Suited to Success will have dedicated stylist stations to assist you in finding the perfect outfit! WHEN: Wednesday 12 September 6:30pm - 9:30pm (5:00pm entry for VIP’s) WHERE: Brisbane City Hall Ithaca Auditorium Level 264 Adelaide Street, Brisbane Ticket Options VIP package 5pm entry: 1 hour of drinks and canapes + early access to designer racksGeneral admission 6:30pm entry: Glass of bubbles on arrival + access to designer racks General Admission: $30*VIP Package: $85* *Plus booking fee and GST A cash bar will also

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Suited to Success Charity Partner

We are excited to partner with one of Brisbane's most empowering charities. With your help, we have recognised and supported several charities over the past four years.  2019 will present yet another opportunity.  Suited to Success are aligned with values we all share and admire; Making a Difference, Respect, Professionalism and Compassion, which makes them an ideal partner for OPB. You can read all about our Charity Partner below. Meet our OPB 2019 Charity Partner Suited to Success We are excited to partner with one of Brisbane's most empowering and benevolent charities. With your help, we have recognised and supported several charities over the past four years. 2019 will present yet another opportunity with Suited to Success. Helping people, one outfit at a time Suited

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A Day in the Life of Oprah’s PA

OPB 2019 keynote speaker and global adventurer Libby Moore loves inspiring people, and companies to achieve their life purpose. We interviewed Libby about her time with Oprah, as her Chief of Staff. This is part one of a three part series. What was the highlight of your career as Chief of Staff to Oprah? The number one highlight is the personal time that I spent with Oprah. She will forever be my greatest teacher and mentor. She taught me the importance of listening to your intuition, aligning with your truth and being yourself in all situations. Many lessons were learned through our conversations and a lot was learned by observing her in how she handled her business and her life. It was the ‘Harvard’ of real-life lessons. What was the

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Connect with your Target Market

Sponsoring an event has many benefits, just ask one of our previous event sponsors.  2019 will see OPB reach its fifth year in operation, and it simply couldn’t have happened without the support of our event sponsors.  This video celebrates the past success of OPB, through highlighting the memorable and unique experiences gained by all in attendance.   The atmosphere at OPB is incredible and the benefits of being an OPB event sponsor, clearly extend far beyond the actual event itself. Why should you consider sponsoring an event? According to a 2016 study, 72% of consumers positively view brands that provide quality event experiences and 74% of respondents admit that engaging with brands that create memorable moments makes them much more likely to buy

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What to Expect at OPB 2019

OPB has truly earned its place in Brisbane as one of the stand-out events of the year and the feedback from OPB 2018 alone was testament to this. OPB 2019 is going to come around quicker than we know (can you believe it is almost EOFY year already?) and we want to give you an insight into what to expect from OPB 2019. An Incredible, International Speaker Libby Moore spent over a decade by Oprah’s side while being exposed to some of the greatest thought leaders of our time. At OPB 2019 Libby will share her experiences of what it was like working with a global icon. A brand-new venue in Brisbane Opening in late 2018, Howard Smith Wharves will be Brisbane’s newest and

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