Podcast – This connected life

Connecting with photography and video with Jen Dainer (episode 5)

Jen Dainer is a Brisbane based photographer and videographer. While she specialises in taking photos in dangerous places - such as hanging out of helicopters! - she is also great at getting reluctant victims clients to enjoy the whole photography experience. I should...

Connecting with teams – do they know your purpose?

A stat I quote often is the one from Gallup that tells us that only 13% of people are engaged at work. This means that 87% aren’t engaged. Imagine what this does to your performance, your productivity, and your profit? Think about how much opportunity is being missed....

Connecting with LEGO with Steph Clarke

Steph Clarke is an accountant turned facilitator and team coach and pommy (that’s a Brit living in Australia for the uninitiated) based in Melbourne. We've not actually met yet, but have some very good mutual friends so I feel like we've been friends for AGES! Steph...

Hacking happiness with Penny Locaso

Penny Locaso and I met at the fabulous s p a c e event we attended earlier this year. Penny is the world’s first Happiness Hacker, on a mission to teach 10 million humans, by 2025, how to future-proof happiness. She advocates fear(less)ness and she definitely...

Introducing… This Connected Life – a new podcast!

I'm thrilled to announce my new podcast, This Connected Life. It was submitted to iTunes today, so while we wait for its approval, here's a sneak peek of what it will be about. As we spend more time with technology, we often forget it’s the human relationship that is...

Business benefits of podcasting

Podcasting is a growing medium and many organisations are finding there are many benefits of podcasting.  American research suggests: 2% of American audio listening is podcasts Podcast listening grew 23% between 2015 and 2016 The average time spent listening to...

A podcast pivot

A few weeks ago saw the release of the last episode of my initial foray into podcasting, The Activity Pod. I’ve learnt a lot from the 25 episodes Annette and I recorded together. Including more productivity tips and tricks than I ever expected! I spoke with and met...

15 (more) seconds of fame – talking podcasting on 612 ABC Brisbane

Yesterday I dragged myself out of bed far earlier than I'm comfy with, so I could go into the 612 ABC studio in Brisbane to chat about podcasting with Spencer Howson. For those not familiar with Spencer, he is Brisbane's #1 breakfast radio announcer. And has been #1...

Do you have a morning ritual?

  "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" Steve Jobs asked himself this question every morning, while looking in the mirror. If he said no on too many consecutive days then he made some changes. This was one of his...

Announcing The Activity Pod – my new podcast

I've been a little quite on the old blogging front of late, as I have been working on a new project - a podcast! I'm really proud to announce that it - The Activity Pod - has now been launched. You can find us on iTunes, and soon, hopefully, we will also be on...

Announcing – a new podcast

At the end of the Problogger Training Event I attended over the weekend, we were encouraged to focus on just one thing to do after the event. For someone with a brain that whirls constantly, and is perpetually distracted by that bright new shiny thing, this is hard....

How to choose professional development opportunities

I love learning - I really think it is the greatest gift we can give to ourselves. However with more and more formal and informal learning opportunities - in the form of books, articles online, networking events, conferences, online courses and more - choosing how to...

Top podcasts – your recommendations

Do you listen to podcasts? Until last week I was a podcast virgin. Now I'm trying to decide which to listen to next! Obviously all these ones will get a go at some stage! In my efforts to learn more, I asked a heap of people via facebook and twitter which are their...

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