Janet Culpitt Speaking & Media Profile

Networking Specialist | Wealth Growth Specialist | Mentor

Janet Culpitt is a renowned Networking Expert amongst the Gold Coast and Brisbane community. She has used networking to grow a six figure income and teaches business owners how to use this approach to increase their own businesses.

Janet regularly contributes to various Business and Networking magazines with relevant articles and blog posts for networking groups, business groups as well as her own. These together with her EBook , "7 Secret Networking Tips Revealed" ,share Janet's expertise to many readers.
Janet and her husband Steve, a qualified Financial Planner , formed their business , Arrow Focus on Wealth, in 1999. They each have over 30 years experience in the Financial Services arena. And have clients that have remained with them since the beginning due to high level of service received. She quickly realised that she could achieve good referrals for their business through networking if done the correct way.

Janet's role in the business grew from Business Manager to become "Rain Maker" proving her expertise and natural ability to meet new contacts and develop relationships that result in both new business and continued growth for all parties.

The success of her networking led to the development of "Networking with Janet", a business in its own right which runs workshops for Networking with Confidence, coffee mornings, lunches and breakfast to bring together those new to networking and wanting to know where to start, her existing connections from the various groups she is a member of and her business alliances from the Financial Planning practice who work as a united team for their clients good.

Janet also owns Key Business Network Gold Coast-Tweed which has various business networking groups meeting across the Gold Coast meeting regularly under her expert guidance and coaching to all the members for their growth both personally and professionally.

Speaking Topics

Networking with Confidence  

How to be seen, get known and make money.

Become confident to network and be able to tell others clearly, concisely  and confidently what you do and your point of difference without going into a sales speech. Be seen as the expert in your area of expertise.

Standing out from the Crowd

Finding, accepting, acknowledging and defining your point of difference. Be seen as the expert in your field without being "pushy" or selling your services / products. People like to buy from people and from recommendations. Understand how to make your approach work to develop ambassadors for you who are happy and confident to recommend you, your services or your products.

Networking Basics

Planning for Success - Developing and implementing a Networking plan which compliments your business and financial plan. Not just attending events and socialising. Gaining a return from investment of time and money.    

Networking is not always face to face an online presence, writing blogs and articles, email communication, online calls such as Skype, letters, can all generate networking opportunities if you are aware of how to make this work for you. People can then recognise your expertise and knowledge and respect your words.

Understanding the basic of other industries how attending networking events can add to your own resume as you meet others from different industries and get to know a few little "insider" tips from them which enables you to be more aware of what those industries can offer other than the obvious.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Financial Success

Game of Money - How to Win a clever analogy that all people can relate to which is about the different stages (or bases) that affect every-one's financial success no matter where they are situated in the "game "at present. Getting out of the Grandstand on onto the playing field.

Building a team of professionals around you -adding value to your service offering to your own clients by being able to competently refer them to a trusted expert in their field that would be to your clients benefit. 

Previous Speaking Experience:

  • Franchise Group Webinar November 2014- Networking with Confidence to all franchisees
  • GPS Wealth Training Day -2014 Game of Money how to present to your clients and business associates
  • Management Academy Hydrokleen Australia -2014 Networking for Business and Game of Money for Business Owners as part of induction for new Franchisees
  • BforB Australia Getting the Most out of your Membership 2014 Planning for Success.
  • Success Women's Network various 2013 and 2014 Game of Money how this applies to all Business as well as life.
  • BforB Australia facilitation of meetings and new member training various 2013 and 2014.
  • Northern Business Lunch Series Gold Coast North 2015
  • Women of Influence Events 2015 and 2016
  • Empowered Mums Gold Coast 2016
  • Australian Virtual Assistants Association Annual Conference 2016 - Key Note
  • GPS Ltd Wealth Success Day -2017 various dates - Creating Strategic Alliances and receiving Referrals
  • Arrow Focus on Wealth monthly seminars
  • Women Succeeding in Business
  • Women of Influence Gold Coast - Quarterly events
  • The Conscious Business Women "Reclaim You" workshop series - EFT Sally Thibault - How do you want to show up!
  •  2016 Hydrokleen Australia Annual Conference, guest speaker Networking with Confidence
  • 2016/2017 The Heart Link Network Gold Coast Qld and online interview/ podcast, facilitation of meetings and member training
  • 2017 Key Business Network and Key Business Connections, Gold Coast and Brisbane, guest speaker Be Seen Get Known Make Money and Emcee
  • 2018 weekly guest speaker on radio 7SD, LAFM and 94.5 Brisbane, topics covering making connections /networking /online networking
  • 2018 Leadership Team, Guest Speaker, and blogger on Connections and Collaborations, Women's Network Australia.
  • 2018 GPS Wealth Annual Conference Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, keynote speaker, Dispelling the Myths around Networking
  • 2020 Guest Speaker  for Queensland  CPA Committee for Women - Elevate, Empower and Enrich Women CPA's event- Dispelling the Myths around Networking
  • 2021 Panel speaker "Tina Talks" Women in Business , Business insights and Learnings on adapting through Covid -  Small Business Expo Gold Coast Qld Australia

Some of my preferred networking partners