Grant Verhoeven: Navigating the Great Resignation

Grant Verhoeven is a career and leadership coach who has amassed over 2000 coaching conversations with clients. Describing himself as a ‘recovering door to door salesman’, he realised he found joy in helping others to identify their strengths and make career decisions.  In this episode Grant explores the impact of the Great Resignation, sharing what…

Moumita Das Roy: Get the Conversation Started

Happy International Women’s Day! Whilst we should be celebrating women every day, it feels great to stop and highlight the wonderful contribution of women across the globe. To mark this occasion, I am pleased share my latest episode featuring the amazing wahine, Moumita Das Roy. Moumita Das Roy is a Cross-Industry Marketer with a story…

Jason Naylor: Creatively Positive

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you’ve all had an amazing start to 2022. It feels great to get back into podcasting again and I’m so pleased to release this new episode featuring US-based artist Jason Naylor. What makes it more exciting is that I’ve been a big fan of Jason’s work for the past year…

Louise Chan: The Voice of Growth

Louise Chan is the Associate Director of Nursing (ADoN) for the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability services (MHAIDS) covering Capital and Coast DHB, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. With a passion for development, Louise aspires to enhance the experiences of nurses. In this episode, Louise shares how volunteering and charity work shaped her values, she…

Jess Stuart: Love Your Mondays!

Who says you can’t love Mondays? Jess Stuart is a coach, author, international speaker and former senior HR Professional who draws upon her experiences to help people to reach their potential. In this episode, Jess shares how ‘work is part of life’ and how we can thrive both at home and at work. She talks…

Devoreaux Walton: Cultural Intelligence Works

Devoreaux Walton is a Global Diversity and Inclusion Manager based in Dallas, Texas in the United States. In this episode Devoreaux draws upon her experiences and passion for helping others by sharing why the concept of Cultural Intelligence is so important in the modern day workplace. She not only shares how it helps people to…

Adrian Coysh: Getting Disabled Kiwis into Work

Having grown up in South Auckland, living overseas and working in different industries, Adrian Coysh understands the benefits of embracing diversity. In this episode, Adrian shares how his personal experiences with the disabled community led him to advocate for fairer practices in the workplace. He also talks about why he created ‘Drink my Coffee’, a…

Sean Yew: Let’s Talk about Coffee

Coffee has been a strong influence in Sean Yew’s young career so far. After training as a Barista in Malaysia, he moved to NZ 3 years ago, gaining experience in Auckland’s vibrant cafe scene.  In this episode, Sean talks about the art of coffee making, and what makes New Zealand’s coffee culture so unique. He…

Happy 70th Birthday Dad!

Manuia lou aso fānau. Today is the 21st of September and it’s my dad’s 70th birthday, but due to the current Lockdown in Auckland I am unable to see him in person. It also happens to be World Gratitude Day, so I wanted to take a small moment to say thank you to the most…

Elina Ashimbayeva: Amazing Everyday Humans

After studying biomedicine and then working in the health, education and corporate sectors, Elina Ashimbayeva realised her destiny was to champion the voice of others.  She co-developed the digital platform ‘Storyo’, which shares stories of everyday women and other marginalised genders in Aotearoa.   In this episode, Elina shares how her work experiences provided insight into…