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Coffee Pods is a podcast designed to fuel your difference by by opening up access to the insights, stories and experiences of remarkable people, who've marched to the beat of their own drum and created a positive butterfly effect in their wake. We believe that in the mere amount of time it takes to have a cup of coffee with someone we can learn from a lifetime of experience. So, come have a coffee break with us, and get the inspirational fuel and practical toolkit you need to be the change y ...
 
Energy Trailblazers is a podcast and video conversation series hosted by renowned interviewer Holly Ransom and created by the founders of Energy Disruptors: UNITE. The Calgary-based initiative has been awarded for its in-person conferences designed to accelerate global clean energy and climate solutions by uniting the world’s boldest trailblazers. In collaboration with EY, the team is rallying the most inspirational entrepreneurs, business leaders and global thinkers in energy, finance, inve ...
 
The Virgin Disruptors Podcast is a melting pot for disruptive thinking, designed to inspire, provoke and activate change in the world of business and beyond. Presented by Holly Ransom, the show features a series of talks from influential entrepreneurs, who like Richard Branson, share a ‘screw it, let's do it’ attitude - pushing themselves to create change in areas of purpose, performance, people and planet. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an individual, or an organisation, this series is pac ...
 
Having launched the careers of some of the worlds most respected thought leaders, Julie Masters delves into the minds of some of the brightest and most influential players in their space. From CEO’s to FBI hostage negotiators, Julie explores what it takes to build trust and authority in your space, so that you can effectively lead a conversation, an industry or a global movement. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Pebble in the Pond is a podcast that hopes to create a ripple of change for mental health. Listen in as we interview the most fascinating and accomplished people in mental health, from lived experience speakers through to researchers, academics and influential industry leaders. Hosted by the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association, we are committed to progressing the understanding of mental health for the benefit for all.
 
Welcome to The Mindset Project podcast with Ryan Waight, where I interview high achievers, industry experts and everyday heroes. The Goal? To establish the secrets and skills of their mindset, and what drives them to succeed... What strategies and habits have they consistently applied within their life to be the best possible version of themselves? It's all here on the The Mindset Project.
 
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Leadership is no longer about individual strength, but group strength.  So what does leadership look like today when we’re facing complexity and challenges in every direction? By activating a distributed leadership model with the methods to help people operate out of their comfort zone, model inclusive culture, and sharpen their critical curiosity …
 
Life, they say, is a never-ending learning process. And a curious mind is constantly eager to learn. Asking the right questions gets the right answers. In this episode of the Greatness Podcast, master questioner, content curator, and well-known public speaker Holly Ransom shares her motivating force behind human ingenuity, creativity, and progress.…
 
Today's question is a big one for many of us this year, as we emerge from let's call it an ‘intense’ period of time – and into a new work and life landscape that’s being written as we live it. So here’s today’s question – how do you lead from the edge? I love this question because it has so many layers to it. How do you lead from the edge of new te…
 
How influential is your personal network? You know I love a multi-layered question and this one comes in two parts. Firstly, how well does your current network, the current galaxy of people you orbit around (and who orbit around you) reflect the habits, influence, achievements you want to create? Secondly – and here’s where it gets interesting – ho…
 
Prior to COVID-19 the AOD sector struggled to attract, recruit, and retain the workforce required to deliver quality care. The situation is now critical. However, it’s not all doom and gloom. The AOD workforce are caring, professional, and passionate people, who advocate for those who access services. Despite the challenges we face as a sector, the…
 
For mental health to progress, we must continually strive for greater visibility, and have all voices heard, recognised, and encompassed within practice. This week’s guest Emily Unity is a mental health professional, software developer, and multidisciplinary creative. They are also a queer, culturally diverse, and neurodiverse young person. With a …
 
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, or so the saying goes. A woman's resilience is one of her many admirable qualities. When we've been through adversity, we've strengthened ourselves for the next time something equally or more trying comes our way. I have invited my close friend, author, and engineer Jill Tietgen to discuss her most recent b…
 
Recognition of gambling addiction and the harm it causes has come a long way. Gone are the days when public and even clinical perceptions of gambling addiction focused on the personal responsibility paradigm. But in terms of treatment, support, prevention and even stigma we still have a long way to go to. This week’s guest Tony Clarkson is the Vice…
 
It is recognised that the Northern Territory has one of the highest rates of suicide in Australia, if not the world. But why? Joining us to explore factors behind these shocking statistics is this week’s guest Robert Parker. Initially completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Archaeology before working on the Tiwi Islands in the NT for three years as …
 
What does it take to face your critics? I mean squarely, unflinchingly – with full self-responsibility. However, and this part is all important, still willing to defend yourself when it counts? Responsibility is an interesting word. I always understood it to mean ‘the ability to respond’. Taking full ownership of the fact that, while you may not al…
 
Hope heals.The pandemic created some level of trauma for most of us. But how effective are we at moving past trauma and developing resilience? I would argue that society in many ways trains us to suppress our feelings rather than dealing with trauma and building resilience. Author and speaker Carrington Smith joined the Greatness podcast to share h…
 
Help seeking trends among children and young people are rapidly changing. Generations Z and Alpha, have their own unique preferences and expectations for help seeking, particularly in relation to their mental health and emotional wellbeing. In recent years, Australia’s national helpline for children and young people, Kids Helpline, has seen seismic…
 
The journey to sobriety is paved with many challenges. For many people with a substance use disorder, stigma may stem from the inaccurate beliefs that addiction is a moral failing, instead of what we know it to be—a chronic, treatable disease from which you can continue to lead a healthy, happy life. Holding a master’s degree in communications and …
 
Have you ever felt invisible or inarticulate - especially when it comes to asking for what you want? Given the sheer volume of books in bookstores right now on the subject of influence - how to get more, how to get people to do what you want, how to speak up. You could be forgiven for thinking that we are hopelessly lacking in power. Yet, what if i…
 
Helen Reddy performed the lyrics "I am a woman, hear me roar" in 1971. Decades later, are women being heard at work? We invited Carrie Arnold, Executive Coach and Principal of The Willow Group, and author of Silence and Sidelined, as a guest on the Greatness Podcast to discuss the topic. Her extensive research underlies her great suggestions for ho…
 
Schools offer a unique opportunity to both identify young people with mental health difficulties and work with them in the preventative, intervention, and support space. There is so much that can be done in schools so that we can stop watching students fall through the crack and start making a difference and changing the mental health statistics. J…
 
If I asked you to create your own MBA – specifically tailored to you and your life, goals, challenges and questions – what would be in it? What would the modules be? Next question, who would teach it? If you could choose any name on the planet, who would you want to learn from and what questions would you ask? Then the final question – once you hav…
 
This week’s guest Lieutenant Colonel Jacqueline Costello was commissioned into the Australian Army in 2002 and has undertaken a diverse range of clinical, organisational, operational, command and staff appointments during her service. Jacqueline holds a Masters in Organisational Psychology and currently leads the Human Performance Optimisation team…
 
Have you ever had the feeling that what you're doing isn’t good enough? You might be suffering from Imposter Syndrome, an internal belief that you are not as capable as others believe you to be. Alison Shamir, speaker, coach, and entrepreneur specializing in imposter syndrome and confidence, joined the Greatness podcast to share her expertise. Afte…
 
In 2018 as part of the National Suicide Prevention Trial, it was identified that the national approach to promoting help-seeking, mental health, and suicide prevention in schools needed to be strengthened to include place-based approaches relevant to and appropriate for First Nations young people living in the Darwin region. headspace Schools were …
 
Hey everyone - the Inside Influence team and I are taking an eight week sabbatical this winter (or summer if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere) to generally reset, recalibrate and refill our creative tanks. For many of us, myself included, that means traveling across the world to see family members where it’s been far too long between hugs. To keep…
 
To encourage people to successfully engage in alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment, services need to be safe, welcoming, and non-judgmental. One strategy used by many AOD service providers is to empower and utilise the voices of individuals with lived experience. Growing in popularity and prevalence within the sector, lived-experience workers (or…
 
Surf lifesavers and paid lifeguards are an under-researched, yet vital, part of the first responder workforce. Having patrolled beaches to keep the public safe for over 113 years, surf lifesavers and lifeguards often risk their own lives, placing the duty of care to others above themselves. Continued exposure to traumatic or catastrophic rescue and…
 
Hey everyone - the Inside Influence team and I are taking an eight week sabbatical this winter (or summer if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere) to generally reset, recalibrate and refill our creative tanks. For many of us, myself included, that means traveling across the world to see family members where it’s been far too long between hugs. To keep…
 
Working in the emergency medical service places a huge toll on the mental and emotional wellbeing of our paramedics – so what can we do to help prevent mental ill health on the front line? Joining us this week is Todd Wehr, Director of the Queensland Ambulance Service Staff Support Services, known as “Priority One” in which he leads a multidiscipli…
 
Networking is great, but community building to create support, collaboration, mentorship, and accountability is incredibly valuable, especially if you are growing your own business. Kristine Monroe, founder of Business Bosses Who Brunch, joined the Greatness Podcast to talk about the organization she created to build community. I've come to realize…
 
It is our responsibility to genuinely and actively involve First Nations Australian, Maori and Pasifika peoples and their representative bodies in all aspects of addressing health and wellbeing needs. This week’s guest Indi Clarke is the Executive Officer of the Koorie Youth Council and takes great pride contributing to work that gives back to his …
 
Leadership is not just a work thing, it's a life thing. I'm fascinated by the science of positive psychology and how to leverage it as a leader. Jackie Insinger joined the Greatness Podcast to discuss her new book, Spark Brilliance, and her extensive research on the topic. Jackie discusses her framework of "platinum leadership", treating other peop…
 
The relationship between substance abuse and trauma works in close tandem. While trauma increases the risk of developing substance abuse, substance abuse in turn increases the likelihood of being re-traumatised by engaging in high-risk behaviours. Traditionally, substance abuse treatment programs have held the belief that addressing trauma could tr…
 
Hey everyone - the Inside Influence team and I are taking an eight week sabbatical this winter (or summer if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere) to generally reset, recalibrate and refill our creative tanks. For many of us, myself included, that means traveling across the world to see family members where it’s been far too long between hugs. To keep…
 
Hey everyone - the Inside Influence team and I are taking an eight week sabbatical this winter (or summer if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere) to generally reset, recalibrate and refill our creative tanks. For many of us, myself included, that means traveling across the world to see family members where it’s been far too long between hugs. To keep…
 
When identifying new best-practice interventions, many mental health organisations are faced with the challenge of implementing them within existing systems and service delivery protocols. This is further complicated by interdependencies with other complex service systems. This week’s guest Suzie Lewis is responsible for leading the design, develop…
 
What would you do with your life if you weren't afraid? A question I've often pondered. Kate Osborne joined the Greatness podcast to discuss her viewpoints on this, shaped by her travel to 36 countries after university and her experience of being mentored by one of the first major Coca-Cola shareholders. Her point - we're here for 4,000 weeks - wha…
 
While Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD) is a personal struggle, the effects do not stop at the victim. When a parent has PTSD, their words and actions can affect the mental health and development of children. This week’s guest Karen May is the Associate Director of Military and Emergency Services Health Australia (MESHA) and is also currentl…
 
How good are you at changing your mind? It’s not a question we tend to ask ourselves often. I once interviewed a political strategist from Washington, who mentioned that practically no resources are spent trying to ‘convert’ voters from one political party to the next. That there was simply no point. In fact, according to research, when our viewpoi…
 
While praised for their resilience, frontline workers are faced with amassing circumstances placing them at high risk of mental health issues. A national survey of COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers found more than half reported mental health symptoms during last year’s pandemic second wave – yet less than one in 10 accessed formal support progr…
 
Few industries exhibited as much agility during the pandemic as the hospitality industry. As a fifth-generation hospitality/construction leader, Sarah Treadway, President/CEO of Stout Street Hospitality, joined the Greatness podcast to discuss how they kept every hotel open after dropping from 600 to 86 employees in March 2020 in an effort to take …
 
Co-design goes beyond traditional methods of consultation and instead forms authentic partnerships with stakeholders, including lived experience. This approach utilises knowledge and experience to develop, design and deliver a more successful program, product, or service. This week’s guest Katherine Ellis is CEO of Youth Affairs Council Victoria (Y…
 
Involving people with lived experience in the journey to greater mental health treatment and support helps us to build understanding, reduce stigma and discrimination, and improve the quality, relevance, and mental health research. This week’s guest Tash Anderson is a passionate advocate for children and young people who have experienced family vio…
 
Have you ever felt alone in seeing a problem? That feeling, a little bit like the story of the Emperor's new clothes, where everyone else is applauding – but there’s an important truth that no one seems willing to speak. That’s how my guest today felt, from a very young age, about one of the most influential ideas on the planet. That one idea is ca…
 
Few people are as focused upon transforming the leadership and culture of the construction industry as Barb Jackson (www.barbarajackson.com). Barb joined the Greatness podcast to share her observations on an industry that she describes as "full of noble, hardworking, well intended people" but that is at times "visionless", focusing upon management …
 
Despite work playing a significant role in mental health and wellbeing, many military personnel with mental illness are being discharged rather than rehabilitated back into their roles or other occupational settings. To enhance return to work rates, particular attention should be directed towards early intervention for PTSD symptomatology. It is im…
 
What in your life is trying to break open right now? One of the most sacred parts of my work as a consultant and coach is that I get to see ‘behind the scenes’ in what it actually takes to build influence. The success, the moments of inspiration - when nothing can hold you back - to the painful moments of failure, exhaustion and reinvention. Those …
 
When it comes to mental wellness in Australia, how do we know how well we are progressing as a whole? With over 25 years of youth work experience under his belt, this week’s guest Bernie Shakeshaft believes young people are the most accurate barometer of how we are faring as a nation. In the early days of his career, Bernie saw kids dropping out of…
 
When was the last time you asked yourself "where could I be wrong in my assumptions?" During my PhD course in Scenario Planning with Dr. Thomas Chermack I gained tremendous respect for scenario planning as a tool to imagine possible futures. But that's only half the story. Developing scenarios is critical, but what happens next and how you utilize …
 
According to the He Ara Oranga: Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, while the prevalence of mental distress among Māori is almost 50% higher than among non-Māori, Māori are 30% more likely than other ethnic groups to have their mental illness undiagnosed. Dedicated to changing these staggering statistics is this week’…
 
The power of lived-experience stories not only enable us to feel emotional and inspired, but can also be the pillars we need for change, particularly as it relates to our systems and processes for health and wellbeing This week’s guest Tara J Lal has a mission to use the voice of lived experience to effect meaningful change for our frontline worker…
 
Here is today's question - what’s your signature story? The story that you know works every time. That when you tell it in a pitch you can feel the room you’re speaking to start to SHIFT. A shift from logically thinking about the transformation or change or you’re trying to describe to actually feeling them. When the whole room starts to embody the…
 
Hey working moms (and dads) - what are your superpowers?! I wrote my book, 8 Steps to Being a Great Working Mom, because I realized that many moms think "I don't have it together" and that they are the only ones feeling this way. Gladys Simen joined the Greatness podcast to share her work with moms. Her passion is driven by her own experience of fe…
 
Here is today’s question - what is pink noise? We’ve all heard about white noise. That being the words, phrases, stories and marketing messages in your space that sound EXACTLY the same as everyone else. The tidal wave of noise that’s easy to get lost within. Let’s call it the elevator music of influence. So what is pink noise? Well, it’s kinda the…
 
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