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The success recipe

The success recipe

By Adam
Short stories of everyday people who come from different walks of life. They’ve found success in their chosen fields. Success is what you make of it...maybe you can identify with someone on the show?? For more information, check out The Success Recipe on Instagram.
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S03 E4: Quarantine Chronicles with Dion Ashton

The success recipe

S03 E4: Quarantine Chronicles with Dion Ashton

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S03 E5: Dietician Reishma Edward
Dietician Reishma Edward drops by to talk about nutrition, immunity and the importance of eating a variety of foods.
January 3, 2021
S03 E4: Quarantine Chronicles with Dion Ashton
I speak with long time friend Dion who was in quarantine over Christmas and New Years. We catch up over travel, life lessons and what it’s like being in MIQ.
January 3, 2021
S03 E3: Fitness Expert Angela Gargano
I speak to Angela about her life with fitness, American Ninja Warrior her coaching program pull-up revolution, and perseverance through injuries.
January 3, 2021
S03 E2: Entrepreneur Michael Winter
I catch up with Winter and we shoot the shit about Covid, his business and how he got into the nightlife industry in Boston.
July 2, 2020
S03 E1: Adam Tafau - Creator of The Success Recipe
Today I speak about my journey with podcasting, as I have been doing The Success Recipe for 12 months. I share my experience, while also sharing the exciting news of being apart of The Weswes Network.
June 23, 2020
S02 E10: Media Personality Sela Alo
Sela and I share some laughs while also keeping it real with sharing our own journeys, experiences and some important conversations.
June 17, 2020
S02 E9: CrossFit sisters Kirsten and Rachel Palmer
Kirsten and Rachel are CrossFit athletes who have reached some lofty heights in the sport. Hear about their journey, how they found themselves in the sport and what it means to them.
June 10, 2020
S02 E8: USA Women’s Rugby 7s Athlete Kristi Kirshe
I speak to Kristi about her rapid rise into the world of professional rugby, and her journey earlier in life to guide her to where she is now.
June 2, 2020
S02 E7: NZ Bachelorette/Doctor Lesina Nakhid-Schuster
I speak to Dr Lesina Nakhid-Schuster about her journey into medicine, her work as doctor and her experience as New Zealand’s first Bachelorette.
May 26, 2020
S02 E6: Comedian/Model Nikki Howard
I chat with the all round awesome Nikki Howard about her life, journey with comedy, modelling, and damn Covid-19
May 23, 2020
S02 E5: Strength Coach and Athlete Jared Collinson
I speak to Jared about his journey with Rugby as a late passion and his successes as a player. He also shares insight into his successful business Flight Performance and Fitness, and his eventual role as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for The New England Free Jacks.
May 19, 2020
S02 E4: The Couture Club
This week I chat with founder Ross Worswick and managing director Scott Shashua about the amazing brand they have built from the ground up - The Couture Club.
May 14, 2020
S02 E3: All Black Legend Richard Kahui
I catch up with member of the 2011 Rugby World Cup winning All Black squad, talk about his journey and learnings, and what he’s been up to since then.
May 9, 2020
S02 E2: Covid-19 Nutrition Tips and Emotional Eating
Jacinta Lal is a nutritionist who has worked in different roles within the health industry. Join us as she gives us some helpful tips for eating during this unusual time
May 2, 2020
S02 E1: Motivational Artist
Lauren Dunningham shares her amazing journey through the arts; from dancing, spoken word - to writing music and Singing. Lauren also has a passion for health and wellness, so tune in for some self care tips during this challenging time.
April 22, 2020
S01 E8: Stuntwoman Extraordinaire
Bronte shares her passion for doing what she loves, excelling within the stunt industry, working with youth and giving back. She has a special story of dedication and motivation, so tune in if you are looking for some inspiration.
September 9, 2019
S01 E7: Kiwi/Scottish Rugby Flyer
Sean shares his journey from playing with rugby legends Dan Carter and Richie McCaw at The Crusaders, to being apart of an elite group of players who represent the British and Irish Lions. Tune in for some banter, laughs and insightful lessons on achieving your goals.
August 25, 2019
S01 E6: Michelle flys high to happiness in creating her own business venture.
flying high to happiness - Michelle tells us how her passion and previous experiences have shaped her vision in creating her own business social butterfly entertainment. Michelle is highly motivated, enthusiastic and it has shown with her journey to success thus far. She also shares her story of self growth and the impact its had.
August 18, 2019
S01 E5: Shontelle is an amazing role model who has shown how hard work creates happiness
Tokoroa to the world - Shontelle sheds light on her journey to sporting greatness. Coming from a small town with a supportive community, she had her sights set on achieving her goals at a young age. Shonny is an amazing role model for all females, you won’t want to miss this episode.
July 13, 2019
S01 E4: Aziz shares his journey with happiness and gratitude, and it’s impact on his life.
Journey to Happiness - Aziz shares his insight into how happiness and gratitude has shaped his journey, and allowed him to impact many lives through his career. He shares a wealth of knowledge, some things you may also not know about him.
July 6, 2019
S01 E3: From Wellywood to Hollywood: Sala shares his culture, success and humility.
Success doesn’t sleep: Sala Baker shares his stories of how he worked his ass off to reach his goals in Hollywood, and how his culture has shaped his work ethic and journey. We also touched on the importance of gratitude, being kind to others, and issues of mental health - this episode was filled with so much valuable content - you’d be crazy not to listen to all of it.
June 28, 2019
S01 Mini-cast 2: Ingredient of Time Management - Streamline your journey to success with these tips.
Time Management: we say we don’t have enough of it, but everyone has 24 hours in a day. What we choose to fill those hours with is up to us. Here are some tips on how to streamline your day and set you up for success on your chosen path
June 25, 2019
S01 E2: The right place at the right time. Lucas shares his journey of success, around the world.
Lucas De Jong is a producer at 7 Sharp. He comes from the small beach town of Opotiki on the East Coast, and has found himself in “the right place at the right time”. Find out his views and insights on success, and what it means to him. From working for the BBC to TVNZ, tune in for some good banter.
June 22, 2019
S01 mini-cast 1: Ingredient of Gratitude: Gratitude turns what we have, into enough.
Ingredient of gratitude. A little taster of how gratitude can help you on the right path, and add to your recipe of success. In between guest episodes, I will be adding extra ingredients that you can add to your success recipe. Just like any dish, your variation may not need a whole serve of this ingredient. Take it, own it, make it yours
June 18, 2019
S01 E1: Mike and I discuss key ideals that can help you on your road to success.
Mike Urso is a Boston based fitness Guru. Coming from a small town in Pennsylvania, he thrived for the big city. It wasn’t until he had an “ah ha” moment with a friend that he truly found his calling. Listen out to his episode dropping this week, follow him fit coach consultant and check out his website For more info about the podcast, check out the success_recipe on Instagram.
June 16, 2019