Make it Real
Fun with purpose - happy humans make happy animals

Fun with purpose - happy humans make happy animals

April 9, 2020

Mark Kingston Jones has a fascinating business - team building with BITE. This episode includes power drills, mulled wine, monkey man-caves, Sun bears and reciprocity! Look how man layers there are when you explore human and animal behaviour - and mentoring and accomplishment.

How to really use LinkedIn - for real!

How to really use LinkedIn - for real!

April 2, 2020

Jessica Jones has walked the walk when it comes to understanding LinkedIn - that is why she can help - for real! We talk about the human ingredient of connection and importantly why sticking to your style and skills is way more effective than following any 'should-do' mantras. If you are uninspired by LI - this will make you think again. If you have LI fear - this will offer gentle action tips to take you to LI joy.

Public Speaking - it is not about you!

Public Speaking - it is not about you!

March 26, 2020

Nick Diakanastasis helps introverts ace their public speaking - with some good old-school technique! We talk breath, voice and end-users… we question just who you are showing up for and why? We pull the term ‘confident’ apart… and Nick gives us all a good dose of reality and perspective. Needless to say we also talk about Nick’s evolution - things will resonate.

 

Make Friends with Yourself

Make Friends with Yourself

March 19, 2020

Stella Scott is a wonderful mix of earthy, funny and practical! You will love this conversation.  She coaches women to 'fall in love with themselves' - because - low self-esteem cripples your leadership! Her story includes rising to a big challenge - it involves pain, dance and mirrors! This conversation will inspire and bring you back to your mind body basics.

 

S2 Ep 10 - Just Trisha - on avoiding the ’should-traps’

S2 Ep 10 - Just Trisha - on avoiding the ’should-traps’

March 12, 2020

So much advice out there! Much of it very well-meaning... but is it right for us? The minute you feel disconnected and misaligned - you lose motivation and you weaken the engagement vibe.  This is a 10 minute musing on the trap of falling for too many 'should and should not' pieces of advice.

Real ‘Belonging’ not ‘Artificial Connection’

Real ‘Belonging’ not ‘Artificial Connection’

March 5, 2020

Devin Halliday knows a thing or two about belonging. From the life lessons to the stories of his clients - he gets what it is that makes us really belong, rather than emulate or belief that artificial connection is the real deal. His favourite words are 'reciprocity' and 'curiosity' and 'connection' - and as you will hear I struggle with actually saying the first of those! A rich conversation full of story, insight and practical tips.

Connect to Hearts and Minds with Story

Connect to Hearts and Minds with Story

February 27, 2020

Stefano Capacchione is a creative writer - a storyteller - and the kind of person you want to talk to for hours on end! We talk about using the connecting power of story in business - and how there is not such a big chasm between business and life - or big and small businesses  - story is story. We even talk about the persuasive power of hope. 

S2 E7 - Greatest Hits Episode

S2 E7 - Greatest Hits Episode

February 20, 2020

What does a podcast host do when they lose their voice - and have to cancel interviews! Well - they necessity is the mother of invention.  I have hand-picked some golden gems from earlier episodes in Season 1. Short and sweet insights - all connected to the central theme of this podcast - and all offering a different perspective. This is genius. Guests include: Victoria Doxat, John Espirian, Janine Coombes, Trevor Young, Mark Masters, Jules White, Tracey Tait, Peter Sumpton, Bob Burg, Janine Capaldi, Nick Hixon, Dipti Tait - and me!

S2 E6 - Erin Thomas Wong on Why we must Find our Tribe

S2 E6 - Erin Thomas Wong on Why we must Find our Tribe

February 13, 2020

Erin is the founder of The Mumpreneur Collective - but how did she get to that point and what is it all about? This is a very real human conversation that will resonate with you even if you are not a mum. It is about identity, feeling aligned and in control of your life and work. It is about not feeling guilty if you choose to pick the kids up from school. It is about how you cope with change and conquer the overwhelm of self-doubt. The positive power of sharing experience applies to us all. 

S2 E5 - Regina Byrne on how to have REAL conversations

S2 E5 - Regina Byrne on how to have REAL conversations

February 6, 2020

Coach and Mentor Regina Byrne talks about being more normal and having more REAL conversations. She unwraps her acronym - Relevant, Engaging, Authentic and Listening.

As she says - talk normally - in your voice - and without going around the houses. Have simpler conversations that work better for all involved.