Pip Stocks: startup founder and marketing guru

This time our guest is the charming Pip Stocks. She is a startup founder and marketing guru. We had a fascinating chat about starting new businesses, the importance of choosing the a good life partner, and the challenges of running  a business during covid.  Another great guest! Pip Stocks is Continue Reading

Tracey Spicer – award winning author, journalist, and trainer

Our guest this time is the remarkable Tracey Spicer – award winning author, journalist and broadcaster. We talked about how it was necessary to pivot to survive during covid, baking sourdough bread, and the importance of AI, diversity and ethics in technology. Tracey Spicer AM is a multiple Walkley Award Continue Reading

Jane Gilmore – freelance journalist, author, and feminist

This time our guest is the remarkable Jane Gilmore. She is the fearless fixer of headlines, corrector of bad headlines about violence against women. Jane is also a thoughtful writer of pieces on politics, popular culture, and feminism. We had a intriguing chat about what not to do for self-care Continue Reading

Pia Andrews – open source ninja and award winning public service leader

This time our guest is the open source ninja and award winning public service leader Pia Andrews. Annie and I had a fascinating chat with Pia. We discussed the challenges of remote working in the time of covid, how she undertakes servant leadership to build her teams, and about her Continue Reading

Jane Caro – feminist, public school advocate, & writer

This time our guest is the delightfully feisty and articulate Jane Caro. We had a fascinating discussion that ranged across issues from how to be your authentic self to why women should not burn it all down right now. Jane Caro has a low boredom threshold and so wears many Continue Reading

Erin Riley – communicator, PhD researcher, community activist, and mum

This time our guest is someone I’ve known for years via a group of policy wonks who used to meetup in Sydney pubs. Erin Riley is a communicator, PhD researcher, community activist, and mum. She shared with us some insights into her life as a carer, PhD researcher, small business Continue Reading

Dr Amy Coopes: hack-turned-quack, doctor, journalist, parent

Our guest this time is Dr Amy Coopes – journalist, writer and editor at Croakey News, a social journalism collective for health, and a junior doctor with the Victorian Rural Generalist Program. We had a fascinating chat that ranged from journalism in a post-truth and post-consequence world to the life Continue Reading

Dr Desirée Kozlowski – researcher on pleasure and human resilience

This time our guest is Dr Desirée Kozlowski. She has done some fascinating research on the importance of emotional intelligence in clinical settings, and on gender roles, and she also teaches undergraduate psychology at Southern Cross University. We had a wide ranging discussion that included how to find your happy Continue Reading

Associate Professor Gemma Carey – researcher, academic, and author

This time our guest is Dr Gemma Carey. She is a researcher, academic, associate professor, and author. We had a fascinating discussion with Gemma about how lives are messy and complex, and how we can find a way through. Annie and I are going to adopt one of Gemma’s sayings Continue Reading

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