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 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 20: Kim Morrison, Self-Care Entrepreneur

Kim is a professional health and lifestyle educator, with a background in aromatherapy alongside tactile therapies, homeobotanical therapy, fitness consulting and personal training. She is now acknowledged as a world leader in her field of self-care She is a mother, An author of 4 books, Owner of chemical free Aromatherapy and Skincare range called Twenty8 And an inspiring, educational & motivating speaker (who also has her own podcast!!) Read more »

CU 17: Deborah Torres-Patel, Celebrity Voice Coach

Can you image sharing the stage with Michael Jackson? Deborah started her career as a singer, performing for millions on radio, animated film,TV, Broadway and on international concert stages, with entertainers such as Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson. Today, she is one of the world’s most highly regarded voice, presentation and public speaking mentors, working with many of the world’s best-selling authors, and leaders. She’s been featured on CNBC and CNN television in global publications like TIME and Forbes and shared large public speaking platforms with leaders like Jack Canfield, Anthony Robbins and Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair... Read more »

CU 16: Sally Cooper, Violin Virtuoso

Our special guest in this episode is Sally Cooper, one of Australia's most sought after musicians and very much a shinning star in the Australian entertainment industry. Before the age of 9, Sally had performed with all major Australian symphony orchestras and she has subsequently performed with Rock icons such as: Rod Stewart, Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jnr, Guy Sebastian, Kate Ceberano, Ronan Keating & Delta Goodrem and on appeared on TV shows including: “X Factor”, “Australia's Got Talent”, “The Footy Show” & “Dancing With The Stars”. Sally shares her incredible story openly and with great insight into achieving success in all walks of life. Read more »

CU 14: Peter Rowsthorn, Funny Man

Special guests Peter Rowsthorn has had us all laughing with his performance on the screen “The Comedy Company”, “Kath & Kim” and “Thank God Your Here”. He’s a professional comedian, an M, a host and a legend of the Australian Comedy scene.. 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 07: Vince Sorrenti, Comedy Legend

Our special guest Vince Sorrenti is one of Australia's best loved comic entertainers. He has won a MO award for stand up comedian of the year, a gold medal at the New York Film Festival for his documentary  "No Laughing Matter" and currently performs over 200 shows a year Read more »