How to Start up an Agency while travelling with Jesse Mullins: If you've thought about providing a service through an agency model - THIS is the interview to listen to...
If you are multi-passionate, Jesse is the same, listen to how Jesse, built a full service agency AND made space for another 2 business ideas....now you dont need to have 3 businesses , but stand on Jesse's shoulders and listen to his blueprint of how he "did it" so you can replicate or tweak it to suit your ambition.
Mind hacking Happiness: With Matt Hale.
Comedy Hypnotist, Matt Hale discusses he changed careers as a radio host and became a Comedy Hypnotist. He discusses the PROCESS of HOW he turned his passion into a profession and wrote a book to tell the tale called Mind hacking Happiness.
If you're in a career or a job that isn't working out and you've toyed with an idea that you think would NEVER be possible to turn into a profession, listen to how Matt took his love for comedy and hypnosis, married the two together, carving his own unique job description and turned it into his full time profession.
Learn from how Matt did it, and tweak it to suit your path.
Start with $70 and build your dream of a Healing Centre: Kate Reardon
Starting with $70 and a one way ticket in Bali 10 years ago, Kate built an award winning and world renowned healing centre. She's worked with Royal family members, celebrities and hostage negotiators to homeless children to mothers and everyone in between.
Remarkable stories .
Renowned for her holistic approach to healing, Kate cross-pollinates multiple healing practises, to give each person she sits down with individual experience and all-embracing diagnosis that effectively aligns with their needs – mind, body and spirit.
Kate is the co-founder and Managing Director of Natural Instinct Healing, the internationally acclaimed and award-winning private Detox, Health and Wellness retreat centre in Bali.
Her best-selling book, “The Essential Cleanse” is the ultimate guide to unlocking the potential to drastically heal from the inside out
If you've EVER wanted to start your dream with minimum budget and to deliver a traditional job on your own terms, this is for you!
Turning down a Shark Tank Offer To Keep Your Dream Alive; The Party People with Dean Salakas.
Party People started out as "patches the clown", catering for kids' parties. Fast forward a few years and they have transformed to become the LEADING retailer for party supplies online as well operating the largest party store in Australia.
Party People appeared on Shark Tank Australia where they received a $400,000 offer from Janine Allis which they turned down, and today are preparing to create a chain of party stores in Australia.
This is an interview where humble beginnings for a particular passion turns into a profession not only for yourself, but for your next generation
How to make a deep social impact in literacy AND be the fastest growing independent Australian book publisher: with Alison Green
This is the interview on how to dive deep in making BIG social change in your community AND finding a sustaining business model to see it through.
Alison Green talks frankly about starting the publishing house, how Pantera Press is able to make waves in social change and how the possibility is open for anyone to do the same. It's her MAP of how to do it, tweak the journey to suit your needs and ambition.
How to Help the world beyond your own mortality: Click a Tree with Chris Kaiser.
If you've ever wanted to help create jobs, heal climate change AND create food / habitat for God's creation - Chris Kaiser from Click a Tree has found. way.
Through a click you can plant trees in vulnerable parts of the world. Trees are a source of food, shelter, healing for the environment AND create jobs. The benefit of having a tree planted surpasses our mortality and as a result the benefits to creation keep adding up when we're no in this world.
This is an interview of how having a love for elephants, sparked an idea and business , to create lasting impact, through the blessing of trees.
You might even want to Click a Tree and create lasting impact and charity in your own name or someone you love.
From Hollywood Screenwriter TO Founder of Giggle” - a female only app that allows girls and women to buy, rent, make friends, work (and MORE) in a safe, female only space.
Talking about what its like to work in Hollywood as a female, to Harvey Weinstein to how hard moments in your career can lead to your mission.
If you've been curious about how apps are created, how you can benefit from this space called Giggle, listen in to how Sall Grover Unboxed her gift and by doing so will enable you to unbox yours with a Free female only app called Giggle.
How the downside of Hollywood became the cataylst for a FREE females only App called Giggle with Sall Grover... Listen In.
How to make a Living From Your Art (in one of the most expensive cities in the world) New York: With Debra Rapoport.
Take advice from a wise woman in her 70's who has been making money from her art in one of the most expensive cities in the world for decades.
Her signature hats, made from paper towels, sell for as much as $450. “Recycled materials speak to me. It’s like they say, ‘Give me a second life!'"
She retired from traditional work at 35 years old and has been working on her art ever since.
She is the model for how to take what you're passionate about and turn it into a profession.
YOU HAVE TO LISTEN TO HOW SHE DOES IT.
How to Turn a Passion For Writing Into A FULL TIME Profession (without authoring the next Harry Potter?
How to be a FULL TIME Historic Writer? . EVEN if you DON"T want to write, EVEN if writing isn't your jam. - Karen lays out the blueprint of HOW she turned her passion historic writing (after a financial services corporate career) into a PROFESSION, full time! You can replace writing for any passion you have - but listen to Karen who did this and is sharing how doable it can be for you too. Listen IN and let me know your thoughts.
Do You Recognise the #1 Early Warning Sign of Needing Leaving your Job. This is based on a conversation with someone who wants to leave their job - the sign is loud and clear . This will help you get clear on your next best step. listen IN.
The Secret to Turning an Everyday Idea into an actual FULL paying Profession: The story of Jim's Mowing: Jim Penman.
SO I met a person who has a PHD in history (but apart from history) he LOVED gardening.
So one day he went to mow someone's lawn (got paid) mowed someone else's lawn (got referrals) then got repeat business and soon enough he had a little business.
That little business is now an Australian success story called Jim's Mowing which services 35,000 clients a day, making $500 million a year ALL from a history lecturer whose passion for gardening turned into a profession.
If you have EVER had an idea and you thought, how would l make that happen, or that's too simple, or HOW do you make it into a success- this interview is for you.
Jim Penman (the historian) turned backyard millionaire (from mowing lawns) is an incredible story, one that I'm am so thrilled to bring to you in the FIRST podcast for 2020.
You can listen to this crazy story, UBER inspiring, yet practical interview on how to take a simple idea and go gang busters. Listen here on the Unbox Your Gift Pod
Ghostwriting: How to turn your Passion of writing into FULL TIME Profession with Catherine Moolenschot. If you want to know how to find writing projects, how to market your work, how to find leads, its all this in this interview to help you turn your passion of the written form into a profession. Listen IN.
If you're curious about the books Catherine has written, links are below.
Jim’s Book https://booktopia.sjv.io/XEDEy I Am Megan https://booktopia.sjv.io/BkZk0
To contact Catherine: https://catherinemoolenschot.com.au/
The Super Power most men have that women need to master. This is really juicy and I've hardly heard being spoken about which is why im dedicating a whole episode to this. Be prepared to build self awareness. Listen IN.
How to Work Life Balance when you have 2 businesses and you're a MUM : Ally. In this interview, Ally Laporte will share, How she created the largest online search engine directory for parents (and if you're a parent, how you can use it to Monetise Your Passion). What it takes to build a following of 6 million listeners who tune into what you say and became a work/life balance parenting expert. How her problem of not being able to sell her jewellery in the early days became the solution for so many parents to help them build an income (monetise their passion). Listen IN.
Tap Into Your Greatest Potential with Amber Aziza. In this interview Amber will share The hardest part of transitioning from employee to making money with your passion. How to STOP the comparison monster - especially on social media. Amber shares HOW losing her first potential client was the gateway to FINALLY monetising her work. Hustle doesn't mean working all the time….if you are…you’re doing it wrong – you’ll find out why. Best ways to attract clients - from the Millennial expert (and nop its not social media). Mindset hacks to monetise your passion – and get real with yourself, And lot’s MORE Listen In.
How to Start your own publication of 90,000 readers per month As a Stay At Home Mum.
In this interview Amanda will share: The steps that led to her launching her own publication….HerCanberra – with 90,000 unique readers per month.The struggles of value and worth, getting over “am I good enough”. How to charge what you’re worth, especially coming from a sheltered public sector environment. The channels of monetising HerCanberra. What you need to be clear about before adding employees to your business. Trying to gain ‘balance’ between being a mum and running a business and how she got out of what I call ‘superwoman syndrome’. How having too much to do can take you away from your passion – and what she did to remedy that. How she is working on re-branding the image of capital city of Australia (another passion) – via HerCanberra. And lot’s MORE……Listen in
Never Too Late To Be Great: The Power Of Thinking Long . In his book Tom Butler Bowdon talks about successes of well known people from all walks of life in their 30s, 40's, 50's, 60's and beyond! If you thought you are too old or NOT young enough - Listen to this episode.
How to replace full time income in 3 weeks...via Twitter...YES twitter! Corinna Essa.
In this interview, Corinna will share:
How using Twitter turned into a social media company.
How rock bottom and desperation became her stepping stone to replace her full time income in 3 weeks...via Twitter...YES twitter!
How to push past the hurdles and feeling stuck, and keep focused.
How to know for sure if your idea is going to work in the online space.
Why you shouldn't start with branding or websites – and why that's a mistake when you’re starting out.
The KEY skill you need to have to build an income on the side or to build a work-from-anywhere business.
And lot’s MORE… Listen in
How to start over again when you thought you knew it all and a success : Michele Scism
Michele knows what it feels like to have the bank call you up and demand $1.5 million dollars back AND she also knows what it feels like to sign and sell her company for $9 Million. Michele studied accounting but is a 3rd generation entrepreneur in her family and couldn't stand working anywhere that she didn't have control.
In this interview, Michele will share:
How to know if your idea is going to be viable to generate an income.
Even though Michele sold her $9 million company, you’ll learn how she only made $12,000. in her first year of her new business and what she did to take it to a six figure business in year two.
How Michele got uncomfortable and started learning again (there is A BIG lesson in humility)...that she DIDN'T need to do for her $9 million business.
Learn how to find the words to describe/explain what you do, easily and effortlessly.
What Michele did to run her family’s trucking company AND become a director for Mary Kay (that's running two businesses at the same time, in record time) and her secret weapon that helped her do that.
And lot’s MORE...
Turn your passion into a cause and get paid for it Debra Lynn Dadd
If ever you wanted to make a difference but you thought, “I cant charge for it” or felt the only way to make a difference is to set-up or work for a not-for-profit. There’s nothing wrong with a not-for profit but in this interview Debra will discuss how her passion and cause is to make the world aware of the havoc toxic chemicals play in our day to day environment and how to bring awareness to this issue and serve her mission, Debra realised that she needed to monetise her passion to further serve her purpose.
When you're sick of your job, here's what to do: Sohail Khan.
You’re going to want to watch this interview if you’ve ever been trapped in the wrong profession and you knew you were capable of more. Sohail was an accountant who became a multi-millionaire living in 12 bedroom mansion, with Ferraris and Lamborghinis parked outside his mansion….until he lost everything and had to move back home with his mum. Life changed when he was reading an ad in a newspaper, that prompted an idea and from there, he eventually became known as the Joint Venture (JV) expert and monetised his idea (in a BIG way) and realised the greater mission behind his work.
Changing how a Traditional Chiropractor Works. Well Fit and Fed founder. Heather Denniston show how you can take a traditional profession like being a chiropractor from an offline world to an online and offline space.
So if you like fitness, exercise and want to learn how the two worlds marry (a brick and mortar business and take it offline) so you can travel and work at the same time, for even the most traditional professions, you'll gain insights from this video.
A classic unbox your gift profession and lifestyle. Listen IN.
Abundance and Feng Shui with Marie Diamond . One of the teachers from "The Secret", Marie shares how she monetised her passion, turned it into a profession and how your environment becomes your vision board.
Most valuable skill in 2020. This is a skill you can learn online, this skill can be added to your personal growth plan and development.
It’s also a skill you can use for future jobs, a skills for future leaders but mostly, skills you should learn to gain self improvement and motivation. Listen IN.
Imposter syndrome at work or the imposter syndrome symptoms stem from a lack of confidence, motivation, confidence at work and confidence at workplace. To overcome imposter syndrome confidence as a teacher, confidence in job interview or how to feel confident about yourself, this video will help you, big time! If you want to boot self esteem and confidence in one hack or boost self confidence, motivation at workplace or to find a way to believe in yourself motivation, to gain motivation and seek self- esteem improvement a.k.a. overcoming low self esteem or getting over self doubt, you've come to the right video. The desire for self improvement motivation, watching self help videos, or seeking self help motivation like mindset education will teach you overcoming imposter syndrome. Listen in to find out how.
WHY motivation FAILS when you need it...The Upper Limit. Improving Self motivation is an internal job. How to improve self motivation before 2020, is similar to how to improve self worth or how to improve self esteem. It comes down to how to improve self awareness. If you're looking to learn how to stay motivated at work or best skills to learn or even how to stay motivated in life, you'll learn the 4 steps in this video. Self awareness and emotional intelligence will have you learn how to focus your mind in the workplace and in your studies and this video will help you see yourself work which in turn will improve your self motivation before 2020.
How to Successfully Podcast 101, India's #1 Podcast Coach: How to move from job security to FULL TIME Podcaster.
If you've wanted to know what it would be like or feel like to do something "outside" of your degree or your job AND do something that has ZERO security and actually be a SUCCESS at it...
Listen to this episode - if the thought of doing what you love scares you, live it through Bijay Gauta's experience because maybe it may plant a seed of possibility that will unlock your genius and your fulfilment.
How to start a nonprofit and NOT go broke or hungry - this is for you if you've ever wanted to help a cause and didn't know WHERE or HOW to start.
Luke is is the founder of Sleep in Heavenly Peace and with 30 + chapters of his not for profit work - he know what it takes to make the biggest impact and not starve yourself or your family. Listen IN.
How to get clear on your purpose (in under 6 minutes)
One of the biggest signs of your passion / purpose is what you engaged in as a kid. If you can engage in that activity that lit you up as a kid (as an adult), chances are, it can light you up again and that type engagement heightens self-awareness (emotional intelligence), which stops overthinking and gets the head space clear on your WHY and re-discovering your purpose.
Listen IN - you'll know what I mean...
DO you want to know a proven strategy of working with someone you admire but KNOW their TOO busy to take notice...
Here's HOW my guest got the opportunity to work with Gary Vaynerchuck and learn how to turn his own passion into a profession.
To find ones gift and Unbox It - happens ONLY minus money, minus status, minus power and minus ego.
Here are the examples of those who we need to pay attention to who are, in real time, Unboxing Their Gift.
TEST your idea with a signature talk formula.
If you're testing an idea, product or service or launch it...here's how you can with a signature talk.
The email I talk about is firstname.lastname@example.org
thank you for being, please LISTEN IN.
The Problem of CHOICE
The best thing about 2019 is the choice thats available versus 30 years ago...
The worst thing about 2019 is the CHOICE thats available versus 30 years ago...
This episode discuss the PROBLEM of CHOICE. LISTEN IN.
You're definitely older than you were yesterday (who isn't) but that's an asset.
Here's are real the stories of the success after 50.
LISTEN IN to this podcast and NOT the thought that your age is a limit!
HOW do I Improve MOTIVATION?
How do you FIND your recipe for success?
When you haven't progressed or achieved the results you want in your career, study or business and you've listened to ALL the gurus and STILL nothing...
What do you do?
This episode is HOW to find your OWN recipe for success..ONE that has ALREADY worked for you....you just didn't know...LISTEN IN.
Motivation is the Enemy of YOUR Long-Term Success.
Motivation is NEVER there when you need it.
When you start a diet it gets hard, when you start a business it gets frustrating at times, when you become a parent it's tiring...
Motivation has become like a drug, we can't act confidently on a goal or decision..until we get a hit...
LISTEN IN to learn what creates Long-term happiness, success and passion minus motivation....
What do I do when I want to give up, lie down and quit? Ever felt this? I dont know anyone who hasn't.
This is a Q+A episode, This is my 0.02 cents on failure, quitting and what's more valuable.
How to motivate yourself... when you've put down the book, left the seminar or finished watching a motivational video on youtube...
How do you keep motivated when you're on your own?
There is a way, and you're IN control. Listen IN.
WHY has it been HARD to find your passion? Here is a 4 minute explanation I gave when I was interviewed and asked this question.
If you've ever felt guilty about not finishing school or have any hang up about school... This will help you.
What is The Right Way of Following Your Passion.
There is no right way. You might be the pioneer of the your path or you might choose to model someone who you feel is successful and follow that path BUT what if the path you're following is a tragedy than a triumph for you?
How TO Find Your Passion AND Motivation- Trust me this is NOT ra ra motivation that you lose after reading a book or attending a seminar - this IS long term motivation.
Listen IN because this is REALLY a mind hack and its going to drive motivation in you LONG TERM.
This episode is how to remedy the feeling of Can't Find Passion In Anything.
If you feel like you cant find passion in anything (or have ever felt that way) its because you either felt stuck 'n' stale, scared of failing or have had something change in your life.
Listen IN Now.
If you need to ask for a raise, if you need to ask for a sale, or to have a conversation you're avoiding with a colleague...this is for YOU.
You need to learn HOW to get comfortable with being Uncomfortable -
And I'll show you HOW with a simple experiment I did myself ..to work out triggers that make us feel anxious, nervous or weak.
LISTEN IN...YOU'RE in for a treat.
When you find your passion - how do you (now) realise your passion coming out of corporate or college or university?
If preparation LOVES success, Here's WHAT you need to prepare to realise your passion, long-term.
If you struggle to find your passion or you're second guessing what it is...
listen to this episode to find HOW what you did as a kid (when there were no filters) can give you MAJOR insight and an AH HA into your greatest gift/ passion... LISTEN IN.
A simple exercise on how to boost your confidence in social gatherings BUT before you can do this exercise you need to change your identity a.k.a HOW you see yourself..
So if you're ready to boost your confidence long-term...LISTEN IN
What Learning Style Am I? What learning style are you? 🤔
The biggest step you can take towards knowing yourself is knowing HOW you learn aka crack the code on finding out your own learning style,
Whether you’re learning meditation or sales or law or calligraphy or speaking etc. it all becomes that much easier....IF you find and cater to your OWN learning style
What are the side effects to familarising yourself to your learning style?
It will shut down a lot of distractions around you, because you’ll know what lights you up versus pandering / boxing yourself within teacher, professor, guru, mentor teachings and learning styles, that don’t fit how you read/ see/ feel or hear the world around you.
Listen IN to hear how to seek out your individual learning style!
This is a story of how your passion evolves.
This is how a research scientist leveraged her skills in her profession, found a way to help her father's skin condition and realised she created a product that naturally and organically helps people.
While working in a lab (day job), research Scientist Dr Natalie Alexopoulos started a baby skincare range (during her downtime) and to to have access to her own ingredients she bought an olive and prickly pear (now organic certified) farm that set the scene for creating Chiron Organic.
An example of how career and passion can evolve successfully...Listen IN.
Sasa was an Olympian turned Coffee Man.
He immigrated to Australia, competed in handball in the Olympic Games.
Retired from the sport.
Found a fascination of making coffee in a bakery.
Now, Sasha heads a GLOBAL distribution company...ONA coffee.
In 2015 he became the WORLD Barista Champion.
He's set up Project Origin which is BETTER than fair-trade!
He works directly with coffee farmers - pays them premium prices for their work.
He has a 100% NOT for profit book called the COFFEE MAN. All proceeds go to coffee farmers and their needs.
He has a documentary made about him called the COFFEE MAN.
IF YOU EVER thought your passion could NOT be turned into a profession Or you may NOT know where to start or how to continue the journey of your passion because it FEELS HARD- Listen to this interview , it will shatter (straight from a man whose done it) your doubts and hesitations in your thinking. LISTEN IN!
Peter's successful design studio was acquired by Zileej (a UAE based company)..So How do you build a successful design company, have your artwork showcased all around the world... when you have competition like fiverr or Canva?
How do you create change through design? And stand out for the LOVE of your work?
After 10 years of working in multi-national companies, Johanna Peek pursued her passion and created a solution to address global poverty, by funding micro projects.
We've all felt helpless when seeing poverty and inequality - but what if instead of feeling sad - there was something we could do at the grass roots level?
What if you're work all day, everyday was about alleviating poverty - and not from a vague, birds eye level...but that everyday you saw the difference and benefit at an individual level?
Sound too good to be true? Oh, It's very true...here's how when when you see someone in poverty or disadvantage, rather than have that sinking "helpless" feeling INSTEAD you KNOW you've created a way that can directly help that person, consistently.
Listen to find out how.
Lisa Vogl was an international photographer, after she converted to Islam, she realised that there wasn't modest AND fashionable clothes at reasonable prices available.
Seeing a gap in the market, she co-founded Verona Collection a clothing line that doesn't just sells clothes but represents identity and empowerment.
If you've EVER wanted to jump into an industry that you knew ZERO about and STILL have it be a success (because you're competing with the big wigs), then you have to listen to HOW Lisa within 3 years launched into a crowded online space and came up victorious with Verona Collection!
Just ask Macy's (major dept store in the USA) - they stock the Verona Collection. YES! they stock hijabs! LISTEN IN.
Greg Quicke owned a mechanic business, bought a telescope and fell in love with the stars!
From this passion for the stars, he created Astro Tours, in Western Australia, a 2 hours show teaching anyone who wants to learn about the sky and the cosmos.
Since starting Astro Tours in 1995 (with no formal certification of astronomy) BUT a knowing and experience with the earth that EVEN astronomy students come to learn from him, he has been featured on BBC and ABC t.v series, he's an author and simply, a great guy who fell in love with the sky and wanted to share it with others ❤️
If you've thought you need copious certifications and degrees to 'feel' enough, or approval to pursue your gift - you want to listen to how Greg Quicke turned passion into a profession and UnBoxed his gift for astronomy and how you can do the same with your own Passion! Listen IN!
Rhamis Kent a former mechanical engineer set out to co-create not a profession but an industry, permaculture.
He felt drawn to permaculture after watching a 5 minute movie on it, then co- created the industry and has since worked with many governments around the world with permaculture as well as teaching in countless countries around the world.
If you come from a safe profession and ALL you have is passion...you want to hear HOW Rhamis co-created an industry from a passion. LISTEN IN!
(p.s and what the heck is permaculture and what was in that 5 min movie that stirred such intense ambitions...) Listen in.
Amanda found went after her passion as a necessity.
Not ever having any dream of going into business, Amanda was completely happy as a public servant.
After giving birth to her daughter, who had lung disease, doctors advised Amanda that her little girl couldn't be put in day care, and therefore Amanda needed to stay home.
Amanda soon realized that she needed connection with other people (now that she wasn't working anymore) and out of this need for connection….soon after, HerCanberra - a leading online publication for women, was born.
If you want to create a following …. this is for you. Listen IN!
You’re going to want to listen to this interview if you’ve ever been trapped in the wrong profession and you knew you were capable of more...
Sohail was an accountant who became a multi-millionaire living in 12 bedroom mansion, with Ferraris and Lamborghinis parked outside his mansion….until he lost everything...
Sohail moved back home with his mum.
Life changed when he was reading an ad in a newspaper, that prompted an idea and from there, he eventually became known as the Joint Venture (JV) expert and monetised his idea (in a BIG way) and realised the greater mission behind his work.
BTW: Sohail gives a very generous resource that you'll want to check out towards the end of the interview. Listen IN!
This is for you, if you’ve ever thought about creating a product and selling it online.
Alexis was looking for that idea that would be a success.
In her 20’s she tried her hand at different ideas but none were really successful, UNTIL one day, her husband (a professional basketball player) gave her an idea, which she now calls: Baseball Lacelets.
Today, this family owned business has taken OFF, thanks to combining baseball and bracelets together……you gotta hear this! Listen IN!
The next set of 4 episodes are from a Summit I delivered and I know that you'll gain insights from these interviews that you normally wouldn't have (which is why I wanted to share them with you on this podcast)
Debra Lynn Dadd is “The World’s Leading Expert on Toxic-Free Products.”.
In her words, "Not because somebody gave me this title, but because I really am".
She is an expert on toxic free living and after chronic ill health it became her passion to create health for herself (and it didnt just become a profession) but morphed into a 40 year mission…
In her words "I’m an expert. Nobody else on the planet that I know of has my degree of experience with toxic-free products".
This applies to passion AND toxic FREE living. Listen IN.
This is a LIVE training I delivered on HOW to find your passion with clarity and confidence at a conference.
Grab a pen and notepad as you won't want to miss the opportunity to finally find that Gift that's uniquely yours.
Enjoy! Listen IN.
Justin was known for having attitude, especially when he went to church.
So to irritate a woman who kept telling him he had attitude he created t-shirts and wore them to church that had quotes and slogans on them.
The t-shirts were such a hit, people at church were asking where they could buy one….and so started the $37 million a year clothing brand called Attitude.
He has since sold that brand and now and works on other projects ( that you’ll hear about in the interview) but with SO much to share, this is one of THE most amusing and crazy passion to profession stories/ interviews you’ll hear.
Living in a social media world full of companions....if you feel you havent achieved or aren't where you think you should be...
Here's how to SEE your everyday, ordinary activities so that you can align with the EXTRAordinary (the goals that you're after) with greater peace of mind and NOT feel rushed. LISTEN IN.
Listen to the insights and distinctions on how to know for yourself if you're in the right job/business?
Also you have an invitation to be ONE of a select FEW to be coached for FREE (usually $4,000) for a mini documentary series so that YOU can be the reason for someone else's success.
The vision is to help AS MANY people as possible find their passion and have the courage (if they wish) to turn it into a profession - and that can only happen if you find our live your passion!
I'd LOVE the honour of helping YOU. Find out how. Listen IN!
Usman migrated to Australia from Pakistan in 2013 and couldn't get a job.
So he went about creating Catalyser, a start up incubator that helps migrants and refugees (who are skilled and very qualified in their respective fields but also may find they can't get jobs), start their own businesses.
Within 2 years of starting his enterprise, he was awarded the Young Commonwealth Person of The Year, he is the Australian lead for the G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance and his on a major mission!
In this short space of time he's helped migrants and refugees start 15 new business.
Here's how Usman turned an idea into an opportunity for some of the most disadvantaged people in our community!
Jesse Aungles won GOLD at the Commonwealth Games in 2018 in the 200 metre individual medley (which means butterfly, backstroke, breast stroke and freestyle in the ONE competition!)
And as a double amputee, he's labelled dis -abled.
But so what, because achieving GOLD (or your personal best in anything as Jesse discusses) is all about focusing on ABILITY and NOT "dissing" it. LISTEN IN.
Rowena ran away from home at 15.
You'd think its all doom and gloom form there. Very much the opposite.
Rowie has become one of Australia’s most successful business women, she has been highlighted in the BRW Young Rich List, twice, she is one of the TOP 20 richest people in Australia, under 40 – all because of her passion for fitness.
You want to watch this interview if ever you felt you don't have enough certification, degrees etc. Rowie will obliterate that myth, she started at just 15 (without completing school). Listen IN.
Many listeners get stumped on WHICH passion to choose (once they've found their passions).
This episode takes you on an exercise on HOW to choose THE passion to focus on without neglecting your other passion projects (or getting distracted with overwhelm and indecision).
Listen IN on How to choose which direction to go (in under 13 minutes 😁)
Lisa Wilber, a former secretary built a multi-million dollar business (and said good-bye to 9-5).
Lisa used rock bottom as a stepping stone to find her mission and monetise someone else’s idea/passion… and made it her own passion.
Awarded TOP female Network Marketer In the World!
She is currently the # 5 money earner in the United States with Avon.
In addition to this, she's created her very own line of products. How?
Tasha Jennings was trying to fall pregnant and was very surprised when she couldn't. This set her on a. journey to research HOW to conceive and by doing so stumbled on the idea of creating a supplement.
If you've ever wanted to know HOW to take your idea and bottle it (literally), listen to how Tasha took her passion to fall pregnant and birthed her first baby, Zycia - the prenatal supplement . Listen In.
Vanessa, a former law professor turned entrepreneur, got her mum to teach her how to sew and the rest is history.
You see, with sewing….yes…sewing….Vanessa was able to retire her husband, live on an organic farm with her husband AND home-school her kids. BTW she’s only in her 30's.
There are plenty of people who teach sewing and how to sew (let’s face it, for hundreds of years) but how has Vanessa been able to stand out!
She shares her business model – and how Vanessa has set it up to earn passive income…consistently.
And how you can apply what she has done, make it your own and turn your passion into a profession! Listen IN
Mark Cronin just wanted to help his son, John (who has Down syndrome) do something after finishing high school (because the reality is, 80% of disabled people in America are unemployed).
John has ALWAYS loved socks and so together they started John's Crazy Socks John's Crazy Socks, an online retail store that generated $1.7 million in their FIRST year ( and they only started in Dec. 2016)
This is a in-depth interview that shares HOW even the simplest, tried and true ideas (like socks) can work.
You're going to LOVE this father and son team whose mission is to spread happiness with socks.
If you've ever felt your idea has already been taken - this interview is proof the world still needs YOUR version, YOUR flavour of the same idea. Listen IN.
You DON'T have to be the author of Harry Potter to turn your passion for writing into a full time paid profession.
Kellie Byrnes shares how she monetises her craft of writing, how she published her first children's book, when you should self publish and when to recruit a publisher and shares the life of a full time writer so you can see how to turn it into a profession for yourself. Listen IN.
Tim Conolan created the charity TLC for kids (Tender Loving Care) back in 1998 and it's still going strong.
What does it take to start and grow a charity, you'll definitely want to listen to Tim.
Tim takes us behind the scenes of HOW he started this charity, what its taken to weather the challenges and HOW this charity impacts 2000 kids, daily...yes daily!
This is how a former Dj and motivational speaker, found his passion to help kids and their families and turned it into a profession, helping hospitals Australia wide! Remarkable! Listen IN.
We vote for a prime minister or president every 3 or 4 years, however we vote every single day with our wallet.
Real, raw, grass roots level change, the type that actually has the PM or pres. do what's needed is triggered by how and where we spend our money.
Dr Ellis Jones has created The Better World Shopper: An incredible guide that tells you WHERE you're money is going (when you make a purchase) and what you've actually voted for with that transaction. FASCINATING stuff. Listen IN!
After 2 years of raising twins Erin knew it was time to do something for her AND not compromise on being a hands on mum...
This is an example of what a start up side hustle for busy mum looks like...from funding marketing to learning the world of "business owner". Listen IN.
Lori Cheek a former architect took her idea to Shark Tank, USA but got knocked back.
She re-evaluated her idea and turned it into an app and launched.
This is the story of how to come out of the shark tank with fire still in your belly, after being knocked down, publicly. Listen IN.
How do you turn a hobby into a profession?
Cathy found herself and her team receiving an encouraging call from the late Nelson Mandela in preparation for their expedition to Mt Everest (no pressure).
But what's REMARKABLE is Cathy to took this achievement and turned it into a profession.
That's what Cathy says was the real breakthrough of her Mt Everest experience.
Taking her hobby, her passion and monetising it so she has never had to work an office job for the past 20 years, since her adventures (and how you can too if you wanted to)...Listen IN.
Monika immigrated to America not knowing English yet soon sold her first pair of shoes on the internet and founded a successful internet shoe business.
But in 2012, a chance encounter, with a homeless man held a sign saying he needed shoes.
Compelled to help, Give Back Box® was born. The platform allows consumers to re-use the cardboard boxes from their e-commerce purchases to forward used clothing, accessories to charities whilst helping the environment.
If ever you've wanted to start or understand how to build your own impact, income and contribution...Listen IN
This is an interview with lawyer Rachel Brittliff and how she wanted her daughter's interest in science to be nurtured. TOTALLY different to law, but she started a side hustle (science kits) with her little girl. If you have dreams AND at the same time you want to nurture your children's dreams as well. Here's and example of HOW to do so. Listen IN.
Liz Volpe had a yearning to help Cambodians become self-sufficient entrepreneurs.
She took what she knew, gathered other business thinkers and together took on the responsibility to run "dare to dream" entrepreneurial workshops so that kids in Cambodia could learn to create their own influence, impact and income, BUT first, facing the fear of...daring to dream. Listen IN.
Have you ever wanted to help a cause?
While (donations are wonderful), Kenton Lee wanted to do something long lasting to help the orphanage he was volunteering in Kenya. SO after 6 long years he created the Shoe That Grows.
A shoe that grows as the feet grow to help specially children who outgrew their or didnt have any at the orphanage (I know, incredible!) and it's durable, long lasting but that's just the beginning.
This episode is going to leave you gasping and planting seeds for you and I to imagine, believe and think of the impossible MORE importantly have the audacity (like Kenton Lee) to then create it, Kenton shares how. Listen IN.
How do you go from School teacher to Inventor?
If you've ever wanted to create something, invent something and support a cause...Laura Furiosi is dynamite!
Her work is reducing rates of skin cancer by having created a swimwear that helps to do just that.
If you've ever wanted to know HOW to stake an idea (In Laura's case to help her baby girl) a passion from a mere idea to major distribution (profession)...
You're IN the right place.
From design to patents to manufacturing to marketing to distribution -
Laura is a legend because she's very real and raw about the journey of how this is done and how YOU can take a passion and turn it into a profession a.k.a Unbox Your Gift. Listen IN Now.
What happens when you can't hold a job down because you have MAJOR health challenges since birth?
Patricia Scheetz is a double organ transplant recipient and her story is the definition of taking a passion and turning it into a profession to fit into a desired lifestyle.
She went on a reality tv program to test her passion (that's courage), and even though she's had very scary challenges, she could easily (and be justified) to curl up into a ball and isolate herself...
BUT instead she's truly defied numerous odds (death and doctors), found HER meaning , mixed it with an attitude that resembles sunshine and took the time to teach us about The Sweetest Gift. Listen In.
Robyn O'connell is a woman who for 16 years has been working in her dream job and it just happens to be working with the deceased. It's a very interesting interview and proof that our passion, our gift and our value is not one size fits all, but a yearning to add meaning to our everyday. Listen in.
After being on life support, Christina Mathewson decided she had a mission that she needed to pursue, in addition to homeschooling her 7 children! How do you find time to nurture 7 souls in finding their "place" and still have time to find your own? If you thought you're busy this interview will have you review your story of being too "busy" to unbox your gift. Listen in.
A former teacher has made it her business to help other teachers' health and well-being. Ellen Ronalds Keene's passion is an example of how the traditional teacher role didnt fit her lifestyle and as such moulded her passion for education to suit her lifestyle. A practical example of Unboxing Your Gift.
Retired UK Detective and private investigator, Shelagh Brennand's life took a turn when she suffered a sudden stroke at age 49. How do you find meaning, purpose and overcome the depression that stroke brings...you're going to LOVE Shelagh's candid conversation about how she found a passion, how she found meaning and the courage to contribute after stroke.
Shelagh is the author of A Stroke of Poetry.
The website that gives assistance to stroke patients is https://enableme.org.au and https://strokefoundation.org.au
Listen in. Side effects: you may find your own stroke of insight.
Diane Squires shares how she took a gap year in her forties...not because it was warranted for maternity leave or carers leave (reasons we normally take leave) BUT because she needed time out and away from the overwhelm. She left the big, hairy, title and security of being a communications "Director" and started the journey of the unknown...to find and unbox her gift. Was that responsible or irresponsible? What's the point of a gap year in your forties or beyond? This episode will leave you in deep thought...about you. Don't delay. Listen in. BTW: there's brief post- show discussion thats added AFTER I thank Diane and say goodbye on when is Diane going to get a 'real' job (she gets asked this, commonly) and how to get to do what she does now...travel the world and write...Remember it's AFTER the show - so keep listening till the end :)
This episode is about how an accountant (Samantha Gunn) turned her profession into a doula (yes a doula). From one extreme to another. It's fascinating how the journey of discovering your gift can unfold. This is a fascinating example. Btw if you need a doula Samantha is at www.samanthagunndoula.com