CU 59: From Surviving to Thriving & Giving with Philanthropist, Vicki Standish

Vicki Standish has led an extraordinary life of struggle and achievement, and has never before agreed to be interviewed about it. Her rich and varied working life has spanned jobs from air hostess to working for a not-for-profit organisation negotiating with the Federal Government over issues that included nuclear testing in the Pacific. Abused as a child, she has come full circle to helping children and young people as a philanthropist through her various sub funds and foundations.

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CU 46: How to have impact in your career with AFL coach Paul Roos & retail guru Ian McLeod

In the second of our Melbourne Victory special edition episodes, guest co-hosts Adrian Leijer and Leigh Broxham join Stu Hayes to interview non other than AFL Premiership coach Paul Roos and Wesfarmers Retail guru Ian McLeod.

This is an episode not to miss – learn from Paul and Ian as they share openly about their careers, families and the tough path of leadership at the highest level.

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CU 45: Succeed in your career with George Calombaris, Craig Moore and Melbourne Victory

This week on Careers Unplugged Stu is joined by Melbourne Victory football stars Adrian Leijer and Leigh Broxham and interviews Masterchef George Calombaris and Socceroo legend Craig Moore about career change, career transition and what they recommend people should do early in their careers to achieve success in the future.

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CU 43: How to get started in sports management with Asian Cup CEO, Michael Brown

Michael Brown is one of Australia’s foremost professional sports administrators and is presently CEO of Austrlaia’s 2015 AFC Asian Cup organisation body – an event anticipated to bring 45,000 spectators and 3.500 media to this country.

During a career exceeding two decades, Michael has also held significant leadership roles in two other sports, serving as General Manager, Cricket, with Cricket Australia for 9 years and as CEO of AFL powerhouse, Hawthorn for 6 years.

This episode of careers Unplugged is an absolute MUST for anyone who has ever dreamed of making an impact in the professional sporting industry. Michael’s open guidance and sharing are wonderful.

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CU 39: Susanne Bransgrove, Family Business Leadership

Wouldn’t it be great if there were more female CEO’s in Australia? In the world?

Susanne Bransgrove is Managing Director of governance specialists AMPLIFI GOVERNANCE, and this week Susanne joins us on Careers Unplugged this week to talk about family business, moving countries, being a female business leader and even field hockey.

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CU 38: Con Georgiou, One Million Acts of Innovation Australia CEO

Con Georgiou is passionate about two things that are close to our hearts at Careers Unplugged, being innovation and group dynamics. As you will learn in this great episode of Careers Unplugged, the really interesting thing is what he is doing to help these occur side by side.

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CU 18: 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!

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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.

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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

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