CU 30: Robert Riopel, Success Teacher

Did you ever get taught that if you worked hard and stayed loyal to your company, you would taken care of?  Does that sound familiar? Does it sound unreasonable?! This was certainly the upbringing that Robert Riopel, this weeks guest on Careers Unplugged, had and it was also something he deeply believed in - right up until he was laid off for the third time!! Check out Robert’s journey to resurrect his career, to achieve the kind of success in life he felt he deserved and how he teaches people to do the same. Read more »

CU 27: Laurence Tham, Wellness Guy & Super Coach

Dr Laurence Tham is a renowned podcaster, mentor & coach in the Wellness, mindset areas & practise leadership areas. He is Founder of “Drive Your Practice” as well as a co-host and founder of Australia’s Top Health Podcast “The Wellness Guys Show”, which reached #1 in Australia in less than […] Read more »

CU 26: Neville Christie, Entrepreneur & 'Business with Soul' Ambassador

It's hard to believe, but Neville Christie started his apprenticeship as an entrepreneur at the age of 6! Since then Neville has set up 44 small & medium sized businesses - 41 of which have been successful, alongwith 3 significant failures. Learn about what Neville has learned on his journey, and also what he is now doing to enhance the lives and businesses of 10,000 entrepreneurs… on the foundation of life & business with purpose, or as he calls it, ‘Business with Soul.’
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CU 24: Neda Rahmani, World Music Inspiration

Let’s get one thing straight, multi-cultural artist & world music inspiration Neda Rahamani is a very colourful woman! Don;t miss this week’s episode of Careers Unpplugged, in which Neda shares her inspiring journey from serving fish & chips to performing in front of 90,000 people… and everything in between, including Tumbarumba, the Brazilian rhythm spectacle; nearly every major stage in Australia including the big day out, Grand Prix, Splendour on the Grass, the Arts Centre Victoria, and, of course, the iconic, Neda - All Colour Project, Neda’s world music and fashion extravaganza. But what of her personal story? What about her advice, guidance and thoughts about following the ‘spark insider you”? Don’t miss this episode to learn!! Read more »

CU 22: Marshall Thurber, "An Evolutionary Event In our Time"

What would you ask the godfather of business? Marshall is a real estate developer, businessman, educator, inventor, author, visionary, public speaker... and a guy who never fitted in at high school . He has taught trainers such as Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, Jack Canfield, Blair Singer & T.Harv Eker, and was called “an EVOLUTIONARY EVENT IN OUR TIME” by the legendary industrialist and thinker Buckminster Fuller, whom he studied under for decade. Marshall also studied with W.Edwards Deming - who himself was described as one of the 9 hidden turning points of ALL HISTORY!! Read more »

CU 21: Andrew Laidlaw, Royal Botanic Gardens Landscape Architect

Does your career bring joy to others? Andrew Laidlaw is the landscape architect at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and has been a lecturer in Garden Design for 25 years at the University of Melbourne, He is also the winner of: - 3 x Gold Medals at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show; - The Landscape of the Year Award; and the - 2005 Victoria Tourism Award for Best New Tourism Development, for his work at the Children’s Garden… More recently, Andrew is regular presenter on ABC 774’s Saturday morning gardening program amongst other media and is currently creating the “Gardens of Peace in GAZA”, with W Moira Kelly. Read more »

CU 13: Damian Kristof, Wellness Guru

Our special guest in this episode is none other than "Wellness Guy", Damian Kristof. Familiar to many Wellness Couch listeners as co-founder and host of the Wellness Guys - Australia's No.1 ranked Health Podcast, as well as host of smash hit TV show “Downsize me” and special guest presenter on national radio channel, TRIPLE M. Don't miss Damian's journey to becoming a celebrity wellness guru, Naturopath & Chiropractor as well as being the creator of "Forage", his own range breakfast cereal. Read more »

CU 11: Larry Gilman, Hollywood & Broadway Star

Our special guest in this episode, Larry Gilman, has lived within the media, stage & film worlds for more than 30 years and has pretty much done EVERYTHING or won everything in that time! And we’re not joking!! Larry has worked as an actor, writer and director for some of the biggest movie studios in the world, including Paramount, Universal & Columbia in films such as COOL RUNNINGS, REPO MEN, WOMAN IN RED & DEATH WISH, on TV shows such as MASH, HILL STREET BLUES, COLUMBO, TEXAS RANGERS and Broadway hit, THE RITZ. He has also a renowned communication coach who has led more than 1000 communication workshops across around the world Read more »

CU 10: Peter Jones, Event Manager Extraordinaire

Our guest today is one of Australia's leading event producers, with over 1200 shows in both Australia and overseas for clients including the Australian Football League, Grand Prix, Qantas and Australian Olympic Committee. He has been the recipient of 24 awards from the meeting & events industry association of Australia, including being inducted into the hall of fame in 2 categories. Some of his recent events have included – Visits to Melbourne by both Her Majesty the Queen and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Oprah Winfrey and the AFL Grand Final Parade. Read more »