Episode 102 – Oscar Trimboli | Deep Listening Expert

In this episode I speak with Oscar Trimboli, who is on a quest to create 100 million Deep Listeners in the world. He is an author, host of the Apple Award-winning podcast—Deep Listening and a sought-after keynote speaker. Oscar is passionate about using the gift of listening to bring positive change in workplaces.

Episode 101 – Murray Guest | Reflection on first 100 Episodes

Episode 101 is a reflection of the past hundred episodes of the Inspired Energy podcast, and this time it is Murray on the receiving end! Matt Cowdroy has jumped back on to now chat with Murray about his key insights, lightbulb moments and favourite conversations that have graced this podcast over the last three years.

Episode 98 – Tim Montague | Solar Expert & Clean Tech Podcaster

In this episode I speak with Tim Montague, an absolute powerhouse when it comes to the global transition to clean energy. His passion leans into both the sustainability and economical aspects of clean energy and this episode is a must-listen for anyone who cares for our future.

Episode 97 – Dan Hardie | Founder of MyStrengths Australia (for Teens)

In this episode I chat with Dan Hardie, an experienced teen counsellor and the founder of MyStrengths Australia. We discuss how Dan shifted from diagnosing people’s deficits to focusing on positive psychology and strengths, and how the MyStrengths team has seen over 30,000 teens discover their Strengths and grow to love their own uniqueness.

Episode 95 – Richard Sterry | Strengths Champion & Cascade Creator

In this episode I speak with Richard Sterry, a major contributor to the Strengths coaching community with a mission to empower others to make a lasting difference. We discuss how to use your Strengths to shape and run your business, his incredible Cascade tool and the benefits of finding your Strengths twin!

Episode 93 – Mark Kentwell | Leadership, Mindset & Real Estate

In this episode I chat with Mark Kentwell, an award-winning founder, thought leader, advisor and entrepreneur specialising in real estate, property development, business systems and property technology sectors. We explore leadership, business, entrepreneurship, mindset, personal growth and a whole lot more!

Episode 92 – Dave McKeown | Self Evolved Leadership

In this episode, Dave McKeown and I discuss how to rebuild in a world of uncertainty, keeping the morale of your team elevated, resetting your organisation’s vision and how to encourage your people to elevate their focus away from the day-to-day toward a more strategic horizon.

Episode 91 – Corinne Noyes | Madame Flavour

In this episode I speak with Corinne Noyes, the owner and founder of popular Australian tea brand, Madame Flavour. We unpack how Madame Flavour came to fruition, from Corinne’s 20 year career marketing for multinationals to creating tea blends, and how her skills were so transferable from one career path to another.

Episode 90 – Dana Williams | The Strengths Journal

Dana is the creator of The Strengths Journal™, a daily planning journal to help leaders live in their strengths and dominate their day. In this episode we delve into why Dana created The Strength’s Journal, the process behind it, plus we gain some great insight into how to best use it.

Episode 89 – Renee Giarrusso | The Gift Mindset

Renee Giarrusso is a communication, leadership and mindset expert. This episode with Renee is jam-packed with practical tips as we unpack her new book, The Gift Mindset – Unwrap the 12 gifts to lead and live a life of purpose, connection and contribution.

Episode 88 – 2021 Success Map Series | Word for the year

Across this 5-part podcast series, I chat with Becky Hammond from Isogo Strong on how to create your success map to learn from 2020 and set your sights for success in 2021. We cover topics such as growth mindset, reflection, goal setting, actions, accountability & partnerships, and word for the year.

Episode 87 – 2021 Success Map Series | Actions & Accountability

Across this 5-part podcast series, I chat with Becky Hammond from Isogo Strong on how to create your success map to learn from 2020 and set your sights for success in 2021. We cover topics such as growth mindset, reflection, goal setting, actions, accountability & partnerships, and word for the year.

Episode 86 – 2021 Success Map Series | Goal Setting

Across this 5-part podcast series, I chat with Becky Hammond from Isogo Strong on how to create your success map to learn from 2020 and set your sights for success in 2021. We cover topics such as growth mindset, reflection, goal setting, actions, accountability & partnerships, and word for the year.

Episode 85 – 2021 Success Map Series | Reflection

Across this 5-part podcast series, I chat with Becky Hammond from Isogo Strong on how to create your success map to learn from 2020 and set your sights for success in 2021. We cover topics such as growth mindset, reflection, goal setting, actions, accountability & partnerships, and word for the year.

Episode 84 – 2021 Success Map Series | Growth Mindset

Across this 5-part podcast series, I chat with Becky Hammond from Isogo Strong on how to create your success map to learn from 2020 and set your sights for success in 2021. We cover topics such as growth mindset, reflection, goal setting, actions, accountability & partnerships, and word for the year.

Episode 83 – Peter Karounos | Personal Development

In this episode I chat with Peter Karounos about personal development and the skills needed to effectively be able to work on yourself, how we can become trapped into doing personal development for the sake of it, and how the best way to integrate and activate your insights and learnings is to talk about them with others.

Episode 78 – Alessandra Edwards | Performance & Wellbeing expert for CEOs

In this episode, I chat with Alessandra Edwards. Alessandra is a high performance and wellbeing expert, coach and trainer. Alessandra is passionate about helping leaders understand their own genetic limits so they can achieve their maximum potential and reach exceptional levels of physical and mental performance.

Episode 77 – Kristen Ulmer | Fear Expert

In this episode I chat with Kristen Ulmer, who is a thought leader on fear and anxiety. Kristen draws from her tenure as the most ‘fearless’ female extreme skier in the world, from intently studying Zen for 16 years and also from facilitating thousands of clients on flow and peak performance.

Episode 76 – Elena Pastore | Strengths-based Coach & Contractor

In this episode I chat with Elena Pastore, an aspiring strengths coach who has a passion for people development. We discuss Elena’s passion around changing the antiquated education system, social media and re-confirmation of belief, and how to embrace a growth mindset.

Episode 75 – TyAnn Osborn | Micro-messages & being an ally

In this episode I chat with TyAnn Osborn, a Gallup-certified Strengths coach and trainer, whose passion is creating positive cultures and making the complex, simple. This discussion covers a lot, including delving into micro-messaging and how to be a better ally.

Episode 63 – Sharon Hespe | The Good Gut Girl

In this episode I chat with Sharon Hespe, a naturopath who is also known as The Good Gut Girl and who wholeheartedly believes that it is possible to change your life through good gut health.

Episode 62 – Chris Dhu | Leadership through crisis

In this episode I chat with Chris Dhu about all things risk, response, learning agility and leadership. We discuss the concept of work/life balance, the response efforts with the 2019 bushfires and COVID-19, and how to better manage attention especially when working virtually.

Episode 61 – Aaron Kearney | Journalist & Director of AKS Media

In this episode I chat with Aaron Kearney, a multi-award-winning broadcaster, photo-journalist, and sports commentator. We cover a range of topics during this episode, including sports, being a student of humanity, the importance of critical thinking, and unpacking the use of media and the effects it has on human beings.

Episode 58 – Kerry Dover | Momentum Architects

In this episode I chat with Kerry Dover, fellow Strengths coach and founder of Momentum Architects. Right now business as we know it is not the same, so we discuss how to stay motivated and keep momentum going.

Episode 54 – Julie Jones | Productivity Ninja & Scuba Diver

We are currently in the throes of COVID-19 – Coronavirus – and in this episode my discussion with Julie Jones is centred around how this virus could help us all innovate, create better work environments, and utilise productivity in a much better way.

Episode 52 – Dave McKeown | Author of The Self Evolved Leader

In this episode I chat with Dave McKeown – speaker, leadership trainer, business advisor and author of The Self Evolved Leader. We discuss key concepts including the cycle of mediocrity, collective shared goals, and how to implement a change in perception.

Episode 51 – Heading into the Roaring 20s | Charlotte Jameson

In this Roaring 20s episode Charlotte Jameson shares insights from the last decade and predictions for the next, including the shifts in mental health, how we can be a better person as a result of going to work, and what safety really means in the workplace.

Episode 49 – Heading into the Roaring 20s | Mel Kettle

In this Roaring 20s episode Mel Kettle shares insights from the last decade and predictions for the next, including why we shouldn’t keep our personal and business ’selves’ separate, communication preferences, and the importance of kindness.

Episode 48 – Heading into the Roaring 20s | Brandon Miller

In this episode I chat with Brandon Miller, where he shares insights from the last decade and predictions for the next. We speak about people leadership versus process/project leadership and why it is so important to learn our strengths in parenting.

Episode 44 – Heading into the Roaring 20s | Becky Hammond

In this Roaring 20s episode I chat with Becky Hammond, who is dedicated to making relationships easier. We speak about the importance of community, of how to integrate the low times into our story, and savouring what you have right now.

Episode 32 – Peter Holliday | Futurist

In this episode I chat to Pete Holliday – a self confessed futurist – about why it’s important to consider the impact of future trends on organisations and leadership.

Episode 18 – Graeme Cowan | Resilience Speaker & RUOK? Board Director

Graeme Cowan helps leaders and their tribes to create an environment, culture and conversations that change people’s lives. We discuss how to support a colleague in distress, how to encourage an R U OK culture in the workplace, and simple rituals you can do to increase wellbeing and effectiveness.

Episode 16 – David Conley | Health & well-being coach

In this episode, Dave Conley and I discuss unconscious habits and the very small steps we can take to change these, how to adopt radical self-care as the foundation for lifelong happiness plus the steps he took in rebooting his life after tragedy.

Episode 14 – Doug Bacon | Strengths-based Coach, Throwing Words

In this episode, Doug and I discuss how to tap into your mid-lower strengths, the scalability of your business, leveraging your strengths with the strengths of your colleagues plus how important it is to hire people with complementary strengths and talents.

Episode 13 – Shane & Angie Saunders | Breathing Experts (Breathe Me)

In this episode we explore insights and practical tips from Breathing Experts, Shane and Angie Saunders. We discuss how to breathe energy not just air, how to develop your own CTRL ALT DELETE and clear your cache, tips to upgrade your processes, raise your standards, and increase your value.

Episode 12 – Rhonda Boyle | Strengths-based Coach and Author

Rhonda Boyle is an exceptional strengths coach and author who has been part of the strengths movement for over a decade. We discuss misunderstood strengths, money mindset and abundance, and why being encouraged to be well-rounded needs to change.

Episode 11 – Charlotte Blair | Strengths-based Coach (Strengths Partners)

Charlotte Blair is an awesome strengths coach who is passionate about strengths and the application of strengths for change management and creating a safe space for people to speak up. We had such an inspiring chat about how Charlotte applies her strengths in all areas of life from her career, her business partnership, marriage and parenting.

Episode 10 – Ken Barr Jnr | Strengths-based Coach

As a fellow strengths coach, Ken and I discuss his journey to becoming a coach and the impact strengths has made in his life. Ken is dedicated to helping individuals and teams discover, develop, and apply their strengths. He works frequently in the education, non-profit, retail, hospitality, healthcare, and customer service fields.

Episode 9 – The future of corporate learning with Jason Knight | Moved By Design

Blending HR + Marketing Jason Knight is the founder and creative brains of Moved by Design, a design consultancy, specialising in UX and EX. He has spent over 15 years creatively blending strategy and brand identity into powerful communications, for growing brands and engaging employees. We discuss how Jason has embraced his strengths and he shares key tips to help you transform your corporate learning culture.

Episode 8 – Brandon Miller | CEO of 34 Strong

We discuss the impact of the work of 34 Strong in building strengths-based cultures and engagement, Brandon & Analyn’s book on strengths-based parenting – Play to their Strengths – and how Brandon has embraced his Top 5 Strengths.

Episode 7 – Jeffrey Allen | Tapping into your energy

We explore Jeffrey’s top 5 strengths and his work as an energy healer and he shares practical tips to help you tap more consciously into your energy and the impact that can have in your life and your relationships.

Episode 6 – Matt Cowdroy | How to be a Productivity Ninja

Owner of Think Productive Australia and long time friend, Mat Cowdroy & I chat about starting his business and his passion for people enjoying their work and with less stress.
He shares tips and insights to set yourself up for success through daily habits and discusses some of the key characteristics of being a Productivity Ninja!

Episode 5 – Amy Mingin | Naturopathic Yoga & Women’s Health

An inspiring chat with Amy Mingin, naturopath, mum of two and creator of Naturopathic Yoga. I love how Amy has embraced her strengths to be her best self and really connect with her clients. This is a great discussion for people wanting to understand the impact a strengths-based focus can really make in their business.

Episode 4 – Rob Ffield | Ex Top Gun instructor & Blue Angels Commanding Officer

In this episode, I have the privilege to chat with Rob Ffield.
We explore many insights from his military career and as the President & CEO of the Catshot Group including building high-performance teams, infectious enthusiasm, how culture comes first and then everything else, the power of a no rank debrief, the performance triad and why a noble calling is the highest form of passion.

Episode 3 – Elliot Guest | Awesome kid!

In this episode I chat with my 9 year old son, Elliot. We discuss his natural talents and how he gets to use them. We also explore screen time, what it’s like being colour blind and being a strengths-based parent.

Episode 2 – Andrew Sloan | Human Futurist: Therapist, Strengths Coach & Technologist

Andrew is a Human Futurist: Therapist, Strengths Coach and Technologist. He supports individuals and teams to upgrade themselves to thrive in our faster future. In this episode, we reflect on the 2018 CliftonStrengths Summit, explore break-throughs, blind spots of our dominant talents, why we need to slow down for the faster future and discuss how Andrew integrates strengths into his unique work.