In her upcoming new book, The Adversity Advantage: Turn Your Childhood Hardship into Career and Life Success, Jude Miller Burke, PhD, former Vice-President of Operations, Optum, at United Health Group, psychologist, and executive coach discusses how childhood trauma and adversity, in all forms ranging from abuse and neglect to poverty and violence, does not have to deter you from attaining personal happiness and career success. Rather, survival skills learned during childhood can be used to enhance and propel your career.
Dr. Marika Lindholm is the founder of ESME [Empowering Solo Moms Everywhere] a website and social platform, that aims to redefine single motherhood by providing resources, inspiration, and a point of connection for the underserved community of Solo Moms.
We talked all things, starting a business, her previous background in Sociology and what it takes to keep everything in balance.
Dr Leandra Brady-Walker is The Cosmopolitan Hippy. She helps women to find the balance between raging party girl and blissed out hippy all while nourishing their inner goddess. She is many things, a typical busy modern woman, Chiropractor, award winning business owner, author, domestic goddess and mother she is a woman who wants it all.
Amba Brown is an Australian author, who holds a degree in psychology & sociology, with Honours in Positive Psychology. She is 31 years old, from Sydney, Australia, and has also lived in Asia and America. Her previous experience includes Psychological Investigations and employment at The Australian High Commission in Singapore before working as a full time author.
So what does Ian do? He shows people how to make $1,000 per day from investing in the market. What he does is invest in the absolutely toughest portion of the stock market to get you 3-6% returns a month while the average investor will only get you around 0.25 - 1% a month. He took over 4,000 trades last year, won 76% of them and most investors do not even share what their win and loss record with you.
Allen is the owner and operator of Taylored Content, which is a content curation company which targets Financial Tech (FinTech), and next generation companies. Taylored Content’s services include white papers, case studies, blog posts, press releases, and even brand journalism editing and content curation.
Trevor and I sat down to talk all things the power of books, but not in a way you may think, instead of the consumtion, the impact of production came up, with a focus of the impact of authoring on your understanding of self.
Ryan Stewman, CEO and Founder of Hardcore Closer and Break Free Academy, is a 4x best-selling Author, Motivational Speaker, Sales Coach, Podcast Host, Blogger and all around Entrepreneur. He’s also a regular contributor to Forbes, Entrepreneur, Addicted2Success, Good Men Project, Lighter Side of Real Estate, Huffington Post, and more.
What kind of person walks away from a 9-5 with benefits, retirement, and all of the things you need to be "adulting" to attach rhinestones to things? A crazy kind. A brave kind. A kind that knows if she doesn't take the leap, right this very moment, that she will never ever know what might have been.
Garry is the General Manager of Inspire9 Footscray, located at The Dream Factory (former Lonely Planet building) in his own neighbourhood coincidentally! As the former Partnerships and Community Engagement person for General Assembly in Australia, Garry’s role at GA entailed exploring meaningful business development opportunities through strategic & creative partnerships with innovative companies and individuals throughout the tech, business and creative sectors.
Anna has been an automotive professional for 15 years with experience ranging from hybrids to driver assistance technologies such as adaptive cruise control and lane keeping aid. Having started her transport journey with a doctorate in an area which is now mostly defunct due to the shift in attention to autonomous vehicles, she knows how much things can change in a relatively short space of time.
Tim is one of the world’s leading Employment Branding experts, having helped many of the national and global brands we know and love share their employment story with their candidate audiences.
An international speaker and thought leader Tim is ranked by LinkedIn as one of the 5 most influential people on their platform in APAC. He is the Founder of Digital Affair, the only consultancy officially endorsed and recommended by LinkedIn to provide expert advice on making the most out of the
Myles has had an impressive learning curve starting his first bar in 2007, quickly getting in a tough position and spending several years with his core group of founders, digging themselves out.
From here he founded Mr Burger, a gourmet burger business started in November 2012, growing quickly, their trucks can be found around Melbourne, operating at street sites, functions and events.
Tom Zembrzuski is a young Australian that was heading down a painful path of addiction and drug use until he self educated his way into a new mindset.
Andrea Featherstone facilitates unconventional mindfulness programs for people who raise an eyebrow at mindfulness; helping indecisive overachievers to get clear on their direction and sense of self.
Meet Rohit, in short, he helps launch, grow and fund startups.
Previously he was the Co-founder and CEO of "Crowd funding for fashion" platform StageLabel that helped launch over 150 fashion brands globally.
He now hosts the Startup Playbook Podcast, where he interviews successful founders, investors and subject matter experts on how they got started, the strategies they used to succeed and their advice to current and future entrepreneurs.
Aaron is the resident Health & Wellbeing expert at the Fitzroy Academy, features in the upcoming movie "That Sugar Film", plans to one day retire to his own permaculture farm, and would love to see Richmond win a premiership in this lifetime.
Mike is the Founder of Purposeful, a social impact advisory, enabling organisations to develop purposeful cultures and to create, measure and report on social impact and sustainability. He is also the creator and host of the Humans of Purpose Podcast, where he interviews purpose-driven leaders fortnightly. He is a Director at SIMNA, Australia's peak social impact measurement organisation.
Gershom was brought up in Government Housing, I became a troubled teen, she wanted everything instantly and moved out of home when she was 16yrs old. Gershom found herself in an abusive relationship and then becoming a single parent of 2 beautiful daughters.
Ryan Hassan is back! In this episode he talks to us all about how to start better understanding our own emotions, triggers and cues.
While doing a corporate internship during university Fab happened to read a book called The 4-Hour Workweek which completely changed his perspective on the world and made him realise that a life working 9-5 was by no means mandatory for future success and happiness. He chose to turn down the grad job offered to him and not do any more tertiary education after graduating, a move which surprised a lot of his friends and family.
Leigh Shurman is back for our first follow up episode!
As we hit stop on episode 33 of Pathways Leigh went to take a call as part of the final stages for entry into Tech Stars, a prestigious accelerator program that has a reputation for taking small startup’s to the next level.
Miloš Marinković is a founder of Yor Health in Australia, an organisation devoted to helping people optimise their life through diet, and in particular, focused on gut health. The interesting thing about Milos's story is he was destined for a career in finance and engineering.
Milos talks about a pivotal moment where family illness saw him move his focus from a career and study focus of engineering and finance, and move to health and well being, a large shift from what he had learn't and known during his time as a student.
Ryan Hassan is the Co-Founder of The Melbourne Centre of Healing, an organisation offering comprehensive programs which help clients get past their addictions and mental health issues. Their approach is a new take on what is offered as standard practice by the state system, with Ryan himself recovering from an ice addiction using the principles offered.
Meet Ruth Dearnley, she is an international social change strategist. She has held senior leadership, advocacy and external affairs roles in INGOs and business associations in the UK, Australia and southern Africa, where she has implemented pioneering approaches to measuring influence and developed innovative change methodologies, drawing on leading communications and advocacy approaches, in order to most efficiently achieve social change outcomes.
We were so lucky to sit down wiht Clare Desira, the Chef Positivity Officer at the Top Five Movement. Clare takes us through her chance opportunity to attend a leadership extension program, starting the Top 5 Movement and connecting her purpose with her work
Nicola Bernardi is a photographer whose life changed entirely once he discovered that, by simply having his camera by his side, all the people around him turned from being total strangers to becoming stories, waiting to be told.
Julie-Anne Longano is the head of investment at a big media company in Melbourne Australia. She has been in Media purchasing for ten years, taking a number of opportunities for extended breaks to enhance self-awareness and gain the perspective.
Jeff Shearer is a Chinese Medicine Practitioner with 22 year’s experience, and after watching many of his peers struggle with the balance of running a successful business and providing care to their patients, Jeff was inspired to create Ethical Practice – an information-based business designed to assist anyone in healthcare develop a practice with integrity.