CU 59: From Surviving to Thriving & Giving with Philanthropist, Vicki Standish

Vicki Standish has led an extraordinary life of struggle and achievement, and has never before agreed to be interviewed about it. Her rich and varied working life has spanned jobs from air hostess to working for a not-for-profit organisation negotiating with the Federal Government over issues that included nuclear testing in the Pacific. Abused as a child, she has come full circle to helping children and young people as a philanthropist through her various sub funds and foundations. Read more »

CU 54: How facing your fears can change your life with criminal turned youth crusader, Andrew Gason

In this extended edition we learn how facing your fears head on can magically change your life, through Andrew Gason's most compelling journey from the criminal underworld to making a huge impact as a social crusader today. Read more »

CU 48: Planning to succeed with Olympic athlete, Jeff Riseley

eff Riseley's meteoric rise to the highest echelon's of international sport is the stuff of fairy tales - inspired by the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in 2006, Jeff committed to playing his biggest game in life and within two years had competed at both the World Championship and Olympic Games. Read more »

CU 42: When Should You Leave Your Job To Start a Business?

In this episode Stu Hayes & Rich Sayer explore the puzzle that has perplexed so many people… whether or not to leave their job to start a business. Check out this great episode which draws from their personal experiences in leaving secure, highly paid roles to start businesses, as well as their interviews of a wide-range successful guests on Careers Unplugged. Read more »

CU 41: How to Get Started in Events & Entertainment with Instinct Founder, Rich Sayer

Rich Sayer’s career has been defined by two huge decisions, firstly to step away from life as an advertising executive in the ‘Big Apple’ to become a singer & guitarist, then later, after more than 2,500 gigs playing with some of Australia’s top musicians, to turn Instinct Entertainment into one of Australia’s leading Corporate Events Companies. Don’t miss this episode in which Stu Hayes explores the entertainment & event management career of his long-time friend and Careers Unplugged co-host. Read more »

CU 40: Nicola Archer, PR 'Live Wire' and 'No Plan' Planner

Nicola Archer has had an incredible career, including working with a heap of our previous guests on Careers Unplugged and an amazing array of well known and inspiring people. Nicola has worked in sports marketing & management across the Olympic Games in Sydney, alongside a media magnate, been assistant manager to several iconic Australian Rock Bands - including The Angels, Johnny Diesel and The Baby Animals - and even enjoyed a stint producing the “Chris Tarrant”  breakfast show on London’s Capital Radio Station - such great FUN!   Don't miss this classic episode and learn how Nicola has managed to navigate along her incredible journey…. with no plan at all!! Read more »