President #006 - Patrick Yan

President of the Australia Finance Conference


“Never settle. Only go up.”

Insight #1

[Re: Getting speakers at the event.] You'd be surprised how many of the highest calibre speakers in Australia would be interested in participating. I tell my team, “Never settle. Only go up.”

Insight #2

A lean and inspired team is more efficient and value adding than a team that is too large to motivate.

Insight #3

Venture into areas no other society is looking into.

Campus Challenge

Invite Alumni back to speak or judge a competition

Patrick’s tips were some of my favourite in the eBook. For this Campus Challenge, let’s think about how you could be bold in requesting high-flying Alumni to contribute to your events. If you need a panel of speakers, or judges for a competition, reach out to Alumni and you’ll be surprised by their generosity. Determine how many Alumni have attended events in the past, reach out to new Alumni and break another record! If you set a goal and work towards it, there’s no limit!