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 »

Tiffiny Hall, TV Star, "Ninja" & Author

Would you have the courage to throw away a career on TV to follow your dreams? Tiffiny is an award winning author, a Logie nominated Television personality, and a 5th Dan black belt in Taekwondo, with more than 15 national titles. She is also, without a doubt, Australia’s most famous Ninja, having written WHITE NINJA, RED SAMURAI & BLACK WARRIOR amongst other novels. She is also a wonderful Anti-bullying crusader for school children across the country. 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 »

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 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 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 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 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 »

What's Your Vote... Street Smart or Qualified!?

Here's a great question - do Employers/business owners prefer 'street-smart' recruits (ie - those who hit ground running) or 'qualified' recruits? No doubt, recruiters like ‘qualified’ recruits as it helps to cover their butt! And let's not forget that quals are great and show the important trait that you hve […] Read more »