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Meet Kaley Chu

Kaley Chu is an author, speaker, people connector and Business Development
Manager at Equi Wealth. In 2018, Kaley turned lunch into a life changing
experience. Not just one lunch, but 100 of them. With strangers, over a year!
She is the author of the brand new book, ‘100 Lunches with Strangers’.
Since publishing the book, Kaley has been featured in The Age and
Sydney Morning Herald and been interviewed by radio stations
across the country. She is now sharing her journey and the lessons
distilled from those 100 Lunches with the rest of the world.

Don’t be scared of the word stranger.

Described as one of the freshest new faces on the motivational
speaking circuit, Kaley has polled higher in post-session feedback
than most seasoned speakers. According to Michael Russell, MD at
MoneyQuest, ‘Kaley’s keynote and the book should be mandatory
for anyone employed in a job that has a sales component. There has
never been a more unique prospecting initiative and how when it’s
done right, it can transform you and the potential of your business.’

Kaley is a thought leader with a down-to-earth, everyday manner.
Her inspirational story has the power to cut through corporate
hype and encourage immediate, life-changing action.


Her story has not only inspired many to get out of their
comfort zone, but it has also motivated entrepreneurs,
franchisees and seasoned sales professionals to re-examine
their business networking and connection strategies.


“I promise the experience will
transform your life as well.”

What is 100 Lunches?

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Kaley came to Australia to
pursue an education and other opportunities in 2007. However,
with all her friends and family more than 7,500km away, her
confidence was smashed; she became reserved, timid and shy.

In 2018, as a direct result of her shyness, she found
herself in an extremely embarrassing and humiliating
situation. She knew something had to change.


Kaley committed herself to a new and exciting challenge: to
have lunch with 100 strangers and overcome her shyness.
When she finished her challenge, she realised that not only
had her confidence grown enormously, this experience had
completely transformed every single aspect of her life.


She has since written and published a book about the
journey and she is now speaking all over Australia
to motivate others to step out of their comfort zone,
connect with people, and live a more fulfilled life.

What can it do for you?

“I am sharing this journey with you in the hope it will inspire you to step
out of your comfort zone, change your destiny and unleash your hidden
potential. Do something unexpected, step into your power and impact
others positively. Meet people from different backgrounds. You will be
amazed at how much you can learn from each person, and how the
interactions will help you live a more rewarding and conscious life”


The Keynote Speech

In her authentic style, Kaley is able to deliver a high-energy message with passion and humour. She challenges her audience to take the initiative, step out of their comfort zone, dare to do things they never thought possible, inspire them to take action and achieve real and long-lasting results.


Kaley’s presentations are loved by audiences of all kinds – business, entrepreneurs, women’s group, immigrants, schools, sales teams, managers, team leaders… In fact, anybody who wants to smash through their limiting beliefs and change their destiny.

TOPIC 1 Get out of your comfort zone. Change your
destiny and unleash your hidden potential.

For many of us, connecting with strangers is challenging and perhaps a little scary. Kaley will show you how every stranger, every new connection is a door to opportunities you never thought possible. Her methodology will help you re-evaluate your self-talk, overcome limiting beliefs and move forward into a much more fulfilling life. No matter what your goals or objectives, Kaley’s journey will inspire you to achieve your full potential, turn the ordinary into extraordinary and overcome the obstacles that stand in your way.

TOPIC 1 Ignite your sales team’s potential with a fresh mindset and new strategies for creating new, profitable relationships - a new way of prospecting.

Kaley’s highly engaging and motivating presentations will give your team practical strategies for making more and much deeper connections that will lead to greater engagement, stronger relationships and ultimately, more business! Your sales team will have an entirely new paradigm to operate in – one in which they do not let their comfort zone, past performance, fear of rejection or limiting beliefs hold them back from achieving their goals. At the same
time, they will be more authentic in their approach to building strategic connections and winning new clients.


Speaking at the Choice National
Conference on RU OK? Day.


Speaking at the Choice National
Conference on RU OK? Day.


Kaley’s national speaking debut at the Choice Aggregation National Conference on the Gold Coast was well received for her authenticity and down to earth delivery

TOPIC 3 Bye Shy, Fly High! - Overcome
your shyness forever.

Whether you have recently arrived in Australia and don’t yet have a
network or whether you’ve been here all your life and have struggled
to connect, this inspiring presentation will show you how to:
• Be more confident
• Step out of your comfort zone
• Connect with new people and new opportunities
• Transform and enrich your life
Kaley’s 100 Lunches journey is an inspiring story of one woman’s journey to real
fulfillment. The strategies, stories and lessons she shares will help you do the same.

Kaley is happy to customise
topics for different audiences
for maximum impact.

Have a particular theme for your event, key messages
you want convey, behaviours you want to reinforce? Kaley
can tailor her presentation to suit and ensure that it is
in line with your strategic and corporate objectives. Ask
how Kaley can add enormous value to your next event.

The Book

100 Lunches with Strangers’ is essentially 15 lessons that
detail Kaley’s transformation, from quiet and reserved,
into confident and ready to take on any challenge.

The lessons cover deep topics such as fear, mindset, diversity, patterns,judgements, understanding yourself and so much more. Each lesson also comes with prompts to get you thinking, and she also shares the exact letter she used to ask strangers to lunch. Kaley hopes that after learning how this experience changed her life, you will be inspired to also broaden your own horizons and make some life changing connections

A must-read for anyone who’s looking to
expand not just their personal experiences
but also their professional networks.

This book is the telling of how the simple and consistent application of
action, driven by the fundamental human instinct of seeking authentic
connection, is the cornerstone of every fruitful relationship.

“Kaley has uniquely combined entertainment, knowledge and efficiency in an inspirational manual that is easy for everyone to read. Her personality shines through her words and creates a caring core that is different from all other inspirational guides. 100% recommend.” Vinay Samuel Entrepreneur. Founder and

CEO of Zetaris

100 Lunches with Strangers (available
as paperback, PDF or for Kindle) can be
purchased at


“I had experimented with stepping outside of my comfort zone several times along the years. But what Kaley did sounded out of the ordinary. Until I read her journey. It’s not an impossible achievement. It’s doable, it’s approachable, and most of all, it enhances the power of human connection, which we all seem to lose day by day connected to our smartphones.” Catherine Wong International Pianist and
Ambassador of British-Chinese Co-music

Why you should book Kaley for your next event

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Great Feedback
From Audience



“From silent awe to outbursts of laughter Kaley Chu captured the attention of every participant as she shared her 100 Lunches with Strangers story, at the HRIA Women in Hire Program (WIH). Kaley’s natural warmth, sense of humour, authentic style and unique story was compelling. Thank you, Kaley, for inspiring each of us to step
outside our comfort zone. We look forward to warmly welcoming you again at future events.” Aileen Hiskins Managing Director - Strategic Alignment Training


“Thanks again for your time yesterday Kaley. It was great to meet you and your words had a profound impact on both the group and myself. You have a very inspiring vision and story. I look forward
to staying connected.”
Graham Beal Executive General Manager - Human Resources and Safety at Coates Hire


“Thanks Kaley for delivering such an incredible keynote presentation at our Conference. Not surprisingly it scored the highest rating from our members. Your story is testament that we really can change our destiny. Yes, you need to be incredibly courageous and yes you also need to be very committed to sticking to a plan, but you have shown that we can all do it! Your keynote and book should be mandatory reading for all school-leavers to better prepare them for all that life
can offer PLUS anyone employed in a job that has a sales component. There has never been a more unique prospecting initiative and how when it’s done right, it can transform you and the potential of your business.”
Michael Russell Managing
Director at Money Quest



Since publishing the book, Kaley has been featured in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald and has also appeared on radio stations and podcasts across the world.


“I can pick who will make it, and I believe Kaley will. The concept of 100 meetings with interesting and successful people will benefit her in spades. If Kaley knew or could
learn what we know now, but at her young age, with her passion and enthusiasm – she would own the free world.”
Ray Malone CEO of AMA Group


To learn more about
100 Lunches.
To get in touch, check
fees and availability.


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