Director Download: Bullshift for Boards





Andrew Horabin MAICD

Managing Director, The Bullshift Company

Andrew Horabin is a professional speaker, facilitator, author, comedian and award-winning singer/songwriter.

Over 24 years, he has worked with big and small businesses, government departments, local councils, professional associations and NGOs across Australia and overseas – with groups and audiences totaling hundreds of thousands of people.

He has trained state, federal and international police, including undercover officers, surveillance operatives, informant handlers, intel analysts and senior managers of serious crime – working with police from 40 countries.

Andrew is the author of three corporate books: THE LISTENING TALE, LOSE THE TEENAGE FACE and BULLSHIFT.

Clients who’ve engaged keynotes or workshops on BULLSHIFT have included: ASIO, HBF, Metcash, Bankwest, Woodside, BHP Billiton, Department of Finance and Deregulation, Australian Federal Police, Australian Tax Office, Horizon Power, Corruption and Crime Commission, VICPOL, Australian Institute of Building Surveyors, Australian Commercial Lawyers Association, Australian Institute of Company Directors, KPMG, Water Corporation, Apache Energy and the councils of Franklin, Bendigo, Stirling, Gosnells and Roebourne.

Andrew has won state and national songwriting awards and wrote, directed and produced a sold-out musical called WHAT A MAN’S GOTTA DO. He has played two seasons of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and in 2012 took his one-man show on a national tour of 45 towns in five states.

He has worked with five of Australia’s state orchestras and with 60,000 students, parents and staff in 110 schools.

Andrew began his business at age 18 with no qualifications, experience, equipment or capital.

He is now 42 years old and travels around Australia and overseas from his base in Fremantle.

Have you got a straight talking board and management team? Are you open, honest and effective?

Join Andrew Horabin, The Bullshift Company, as he holds an interactive session, using good humour to explain the practical things we can do to shift the bull in the boardroom.

In a concise 30 minutes we will:

  • Be inspired to be more professional, mature and robust;
  • A greater Insight into why we struggle to be open and talk straight;
  • Practical things we can do to be more open and honest ourselves;
  • Practical things we can do to encourage others to be more open with us.