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 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 25: Merv Neal, Laughter Yoga Ambassador

If you are someone who enjoys a good belly laugh from time to time, then don’t miss the incredible story of our guest this week, Merv Neal, whose life was saved by laughter! Following his successful entrepreneurial career, Merv’s life was re-shaped by a sudden work related illness that doctors told him could not be cured. Today he is the CEO of Laughter Yoga Australia, with a mission to spread the positive benefits of laughter across the community… including us at Careers Unplugged! 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 12: Carren Smith, Soul Survivor

Our special guest in this episode is Carren Smith, a courageous and incredible woman who has touched the hearts and lives of thousands and thousands of people all around the world. Carren is now an inspiring speaker who has made more than 800 professional presentations, sharing her story of survival and the pathway she has followed to a life that is thriving. An author of books including “Soul Survivor” and for magazines including “Marie Clare”, “Empower”, “Insight”, “Business Matters”, “APN”, “Dare Magazine”, “Spark Magazine” and others, Carren has also been featured on 60 Minutes, ABC Radio, Prime Radio, Chanel 7, Channel 9 and others. 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 »

CU 02: Peter O'Brien, Inventor & Sculptor

Our special guest this week, Peter O’Brien, studied art, worked in theatre & film, became an art director, and is now a successful inventor & manufacturer selling his products globally. His amazing journey shows how fascinating and incredible your career can be. Don't miss it! Read more »

CU 01: Brian Kelly, Renowned Retail CEO

Retail CEO Brian Kelly The inaugural episode of Careers Unplugged kicks off with one of Australia’s business leaders. Brian Kelly has spent more than 30 years as a senior executive in the retail & career management industries. He has held leadership roles as CEO of national retail giant Retravision and GM of Pioneer Electronics,  and CEO of Australia’s leading career Management Company for Youth, Managers, Executives and Professionals.  Read more »

Stu’s Take on “How much money do you need to start a business”

http://makeitbigtraining.com/how-much-money-do-i-need-to-start-a-business/ If you have ever thought about a career change or wondered whether you have enough money to start a business, then don't miss the great Make It Big Training episode from Stu Hayes & Rich Sayer. It is filled with great tips and advice from both these guys, who […] Read more »