Fr Bob Maguire, Social Entrepreneur

Ever wonder how Catholic priest could be an Entrepreneur? Father Bob has worked as a beekeeper and been awarded an Order of Australia for his tireless service to the community & work with the poor, in addition to receiving “the Australian Entrepreneur of the year award”. He has hosted TV shows, podcasts and radio programs, and even had a documentary about his life premier at the Melbourne Film Festival. He has founded multiple charities, including Open Family... all whilst serving the community as a Catholic priest! Read more »

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 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 39: Susanne Bransgrove, Family Business Leadership

Wouldn't it be great if there were more female CEO's in Australia? In the world? Susanne Bransgrove is Managing Director of governance specialists AMPLIFI GOVERNANCE, and this week Susanne joins us on Careers Unplugged this week to talk about family business, moving countries, being a female business leader and even field hockey. Read more »

CU 38: Con Georgiou, One Million Acts of Innovation Australia CEO

Con Georgiou is passionate about two things that are close to our hearts at Careers Unplugged, being innovation and group dynamics. As you will learn in this great episode of Careers Unplugged, the really interesting thing is what he is doing to help these occur side by side. Read more »

CU 35: Master Facilitator & Super Coach, Blair Singer

Could you imagine receiving a standing ovation from more than 12,000 people after delivering a training session?! Or what about receiving a client testimonial in which YOU are credited with their $600 million sales growth?! Don't miss this SUPER SIZED EPISODE with Blair Singer! Read more »

CU 34: Quirky Cook & Blogger, Jo Whitton

Jo Whitton is one of Australia’s most prominent online voices and also our wonderful, heart-centered and inspirational guest on Careers Unplugged this week Alongside homeschooling her own children, she has been blogging continuously since 2008 and since that time she has developed a colossal following both in Australia and around the world through her site QUIRKY COOKING. So much so, Jo is presently acknowledged as one of the top 30 bloggers in Australia in the Kidspot Voices of 2014. Her passion for using basic, fresh ingredients, and cooking ‘from scratch’ started when her own Mum taught her to cook and has flourished ever since. Her mission today is to help open people’s eyes to the possibility that wholesome food tastes great, is easy and fun to make, and meets the needs of those with diet challenges… Read more »

CU 32: Australia's Cheese Queen, Sheree Sullivan

Our guest on Careers Unplugged week, Sheree Sullivan, confesses to becoming an ‘accidental entrepreneur’, building a family cheese empire whilst also juggling family and kids!! Check out this great episode with Sheree... Read more »