Friday, 3rd February 2017

“When we’re always tasking, we’re forcing our brain down rabbit holes. The brain’s amazing when you just let it go and allow it to bring an answer to you.” - Dr Fiona Kerr

Joining me today is Dr Fiona Kerr, who is a prominent thought leader in the fields of social cognitive neuroscience (SCN) and human connectivity.

Fiona is also a Systems and Neural Complexity Specialist at Adelaide University, plus a public speaker and consultant on a range of social cognitive neuroscience areas and neuroethics.

Wednesday, 1st February 2017

“I really look forward to Wired for Wonder and seeing the enjoyment in people’s faces in all of the activations and elements of surprise.”

- Mandi Ford

Monday, 23rd January 2017

“When you have a passion there are two ways you can do it.” - David Kwong

David Kwong is an illusionist and puzzle expert and also the founder of the Misdirectors Guild, an elite group of magicians that specialise in magic for film and television.
He’s spoken at TED and As the head magic consultant, David created illusions for the bank-heist film Now You See Me, teaching magic to Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Mark Ruffalo and Woody Harrelson. He has also designed magic and puzzles for Ant-Man, The Imitation Game, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, to name a few.

Friday, 20th January 2017

“Quite often when I take my attention off something, the back part of my brain will find a solution for me without me having to pursue and chase it.”
- Guy Edmonds

Monday, 16th January 2017

Lynn’s Life Changing Moment is a collection of events. These began earlier in life when she lost her dream job at 29 and was left in a really tough position, to when she got her PhD and later became a mum.

In this conversation Lynn and I chat about how she bounced back from her losses. How she got through the tough moments and also how she navigates life on a day-to-day basis.

Monday, 2nd January 2017

“Life is about being present and mindful and enjoying every moment.”

- Rahaf Harfoush

Meet Rahaf Harfoush. She is a strategist, digital anthropologist and best-selling author who focuses on disruptive technology, innovation and digital culture. She is the founder of Red Thread Inc., a think tank and consulting agency on digital trends.

Monday, 2nd January 2017

“I think whatever is happening in the present moment is the best antidote.” - Nick Bowditch

Nick Bowditch is the only person in the Asia-Pacific region to have worked at both Facebook and Twitter, and the only person in the world to have worked in marketing at both brands. He is a successful (and unsuccessful) entrepreneur and a thought-leader in social media globally.

Monday, 2nd January 2017

“Enjoy the here and now and we’ll worry about tomorrow when tomorrow comes.” - Terry Virts

Terry Virts is an astronaut who has spent over 200 days in space at the International Space Station (ISS). While he was at NASA he had one of the most demanding jobs in the world. He is one of only four astronauts ever to pilot the NASA space shuttle, fly on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, perform space walks and hold the role of Commander of the ISS.

Monday, 2nd January 2017

“I’m super interested in the evolution of the world, humanity and especially where we’re going in regards to technology.” - Dr Catriona Wallace

Joining me today is Dr Catriona Wallace. She is the Founder and CEO of Flamingo, a company which provides an Intelligent Guided Selling platform for Financial Services companies.

In our conversation Catriona and I chat about her secret to juggling travel, kids and multiple businesses. She shares how she fosters a creative environment for her children and what drew her towards the tech industry.

Monday, 2nd January 2017

“The pressure we put on ourselves to be the next Zuckerberg or whatever is just ridiculous. How about being the next happy person.” - Andy Lark

Andy Lark is a globally awarded marketer, futurist and leader in social and digital technologies. For the past two decades, Andy has worked alongside CEOs and their leadership teams to define - and then attain - digital and brand greatness for their institutions. Some of these include Commbank, IBM, Air New Zealand and Xero amongst many more.

In this conversation we delve into what Andy’s driving force is behind what he does. We discover how he fosters creativity in his life and he leaves us with some greater food for thought behind the ideas of “success”, “innovation” and some of his greatest lessons in business.