CU 34: Quirky Cook & Blogger, Jo Whitton

Jo Whitton is one of Australia’s most prominent online voices and also our wonderful, heart-centered and inspirational guest on Careers Unplugged this week

Alongside homeschooling her own children, she has been blogging continuously since 2008 and since that time she has developed a colossal following both in Australia and around the world through her site QUIRKY COOKING.

So much so, Jo is presently acknowledged as one of the top 30 bloggers in Australia in the Kidspot Voices of 2014.

Her passion for using basic, fresh ingredients, and cooking ‘from scratch’ started when her own Mum taught her to cook and has flourished ever since. Her mission today is to help open people’s eyes to the possibility that wholesome food tastes great, is easy and fun to make, and meets the needs of those with diet challenges…


CU 30: Robert Riopel, Success Teacher

Did you ever get taught that if you worked hard and stayed loyal to your company, you would taken care of?  Does that sound familiar? Does it sound unreasonable?!
This was certainly the upbringing that Robert Riopel, this weeks guest on Careers Unplugged, had and it was also something he deeply believed in – right up until he was laid off for the third time!!
Check out Robert’s journey to resurrect his career, to achieve the kind of success in life he felt he deserved and how he teaches people to do the same.


CU 29: Ian Wishart, Plan International CEO & Humanitarian

Can you imagine feeling so strongly about your calling in life you would move from a ‘cushy’ job and embark on a career that would take you to poverty stricken and violent locations to fulfil it?

This is precisely what Ian Wishart, now CEO of the world’s most transparent charity, Plan International did when he left his comfortable career in London and returned to Austrlaia – vowing to never work until he could contribute to something greater as he left.

Don’t miss Ian’s incredible story and the lessons he has for us all.


CU 26: Neville Christie, Entrepreneur & ‘Business with Soul’ Ambassador

It’s hard to believe, but Neville Christie started his apprenticeship as an entrepreneur at the age of 6!
Since then Neville has set up 44 small & medium sized businesses – 41 of which have been successful, alongwith 3 significant failures.

Learn about what Neville has learned on his journey, and also what he is now doing to enhance the lives and businesses of 10,000 entrepreneurs… on the foundation of life & business with purpose, or as he calls it, ‘Business with Soul.’


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!!)


CU 19: 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.


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!


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…