Humans of Purpose

Purposeful

Each week, your host Mike Davis brings you inspiring conversations with purpose-driven leaders from our local community.Guests join Mike for a relaxed conversation at his home to discuss their life and career journey, purpose and how they create social impact through their work.Tea, coffee or single malt whiskey are served as we traverse meaningful subjects and gain insights into business and community. Wisdom, experience and banter are combined to offer you a supreme 45-minute podcast immersion. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Andrew WearAndrew is a regular on Humans of Purpose and wears a couple of hats. He is the City Economist at City of Melbourne, he is a terrific author who tackles only the most challenging and fascinating subjects and he is also a Non-Executive Director at Ardoch. Andrew’s latest book is Recovery. How we can create a better, brighter future after a crisis. In Recovery, Andrew asks as we emerge from the COVID-19 health and economic crisis, what can we learn from other recoveries? You can find Recovery at all good bookstores and online retailers. If you prefer online, purchase via publisher Black Inc Books, who will include free shipping!Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Your SupportHumans of Purpose is independent, primarily self-funded and locally produced. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters who help us run the show:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaSupport us today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 29

35 min 55 sec

Krystian SeibertKrystian wears many hats as a researcher, educator, advocate and non executive director. He is Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology. He is also an Advisor to Philanthropy Australia and the Chair of Mental Health First Aid Australia. Check him out on Twitter too.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Your SupportHumans of Purpose is independent, primarily self-funded and locally produced. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters who help us run the show:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaSupport us today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 22

44 min 46 sec

Stephanie VasiliouToday I’m excited to bring you my conversation with Stephanie Vasiliou. Steph is the Head of Global Impact at Batyr. Batyr is a 'for purpose' preventative mental health organisation, created and driven by young people, for young people.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Your SupportHumans of Purpose is independent, primarily self-funded and locally produced. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters who help us run the show:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaSupport us today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 15

40 min 54 sec

Stephanie SilverSteph is the Founder of I Am Mindful. I Am Mindful amongst other things create and distribute the I Am Mindful Box, which supports people to discover how to cope with tough times in a healthy, fun and evidence-based way. They also run a terrific I Am Mindful School Program, which empowers young people to be their own mental health heroes. Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Your SupportHumans of Purpose is independent, primarily self-funded and locally produced. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters who help us run the show:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaSupport us today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 8

41 min 9 sec

Frankie LaytonFrankie is the Founder of The Dirt Company. I’m a big fan of Frankie from way back when she and Dirt were featured in Startup Victoria’s Duct Tape magazine. Basically, Frankie at the team at Dirt make laundry products that are stylish, make your clothes smell and look great and leave you feeling far better about the impact you’ve had on the planet.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Your SupportHumans of Purpose is independent, primarily self-funded and locally produced. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters who help us run the show:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaSupport us today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 1

44 min 22 sec

Andre EikmeierAndre is the founder of Good Empire, a platform to unite and empower a global community to live more purposeful, connected and impactful lives. The future state here is to create a more equal, abundant and sustainable world. You might know Andre from his previous project, Vinomofo, which he founded and ran with his brother in law Justin. Andre and Justin grew it from his garage into a $100m wine brand, uniting a community of passionate wine lovers all around the world.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Your SupportHumans of Purpose is independent, primarily self-funded and locally produced. We are supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and Sabina. Support us today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 25

40 min 53 sec

Zali Steggall OAM MPZali is an Independent Federal Member of Parliament for Warringah. Zali is a powerful advocate for social and political change, especially around issues that are important to her community. These include advocating for climate action, as well as greater honesty and accountability in parliament around promises made in election campaigns. Zali grew up in Manly and represented Australia in four Olympic Games in alpine skiing. Post retirement from international sporting competition, Zali trained as a lawyer and became a successful barrister specialising in sports and family law. Following this she entered politics as an independent in 2019 and the rest is history.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and Sabina. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Become a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 18

42 min 34 sec

Ethel KarskensEthel is the founder and CEO of Civita. Civita creates opportunities for collaborations between skilled volunteers and socially-driven organisations for innovative, data-centric and sustainable solutions. Ethel’s background is in democratising data, building digital solutions and in empowering and upskilling for purpose groups and organisations to impact positive social change.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and Sabina. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Become a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 11

36 min 9 sec

Toby YoToday I’m excited to bring you my conversation with Toby Yo. I met Toby earlier in the year when I joined the Biohacking Australia Facebook, which boasts nearly 8,000 members, of which Toby is the Chief Moderator. Toby is a fascinating guy who is a life and fitness coach, blogger and influencer. He is also a passionate, purposeful and committed biohacker. His discipline and obsessive focus on self-improvement has driven him to some amazing heights.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and Sabina. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Become a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 4

42 min 20 sec

Prue RocchiPrue is the co-founder at Rocc Naturals. Prue is a health obsessive who was beguiled by not being able to find a family toothbrushing solution that was effective and could also make the world a better place. So she created Rocc Naturals, which refreshingly ticks all these boxes: All natural ingredients, Packaging looks great, Good for the earth, Full of vitamins and minerals.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and Sabina. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Become a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 27

36 min 22 sec

Anthony MacaliAnthony is the Founder of Covid Live, a website and digital dashboard which has fast become the most trusted and complete source of information on the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. The site boasts over 200k unique visitors each day. There is much to learn from this conversation and the incredible role Anthony is playing in helping inform the public, improving government transparency and getting us closer to an accurate and complete picture of the state and impact of covid19 in Australia.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Humans of Purpose Experience SurveyWant to help me improve the podcast? Now is your chance and if you are one of the first 50 to complete our HoPES survey, you will win an exclusive reusable Humans of Purpose x Memobottle collab reusable water bottle (valued at over $40). It takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Share your feedback here.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with our top ranking podcasts, Humans of Purpose updates, a range of useful and thought-provoking links and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 20

42 min 51 sec

Patrick McGorryProfessor Patrick McGorry AO is the Executive Director at Orygen. Orygen is the leading youth mental health organisation in Australia. He is Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, and founding editor of the journal Early Intervention in Psychiatry. He led the advocacy which resulted in the establishment by the Australian Government in 2005 of the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, which in 2006 became Headspace and he remains a founding board member of that organisation.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Humans of Purpose Experience SurveyWant to help me improve the podcast? Now is your chance and if you are one of the first 50 to complete our HoPES survey, you will win an exclusive reusable Humans of Purpose x Memobottle collab reusable water bottle (valued at over $40). It takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Share your feedback here.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with our top ranking podcasts, Humans of Purpose updates, a range of useful and thought-provoking links and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 13

45 min 32 sec

Kylie Moore-GilbertKylie is an academic and expert focusing on the Middle East. She has had quite an incredible journey which most recently included imprisonment in Iran for more than 2 years. Since her return to Australia she has been busy writing her memoirs about the years she spent in prison in Iran. Her book is due for release through Ultimo Press in April 2022.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space. They are the digital agency I would send any of my trusted friends or colleagues to.Humans of Purpose Experience SurveyWant to help me improve the podcast? Now is your chance and if you are one of the first 50 to complete our HoPES survey, you will win an exclusive reusable Humans of Purpose x Memobottle collab reusable water bottle (valued at over $40). It takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Share your feedback here.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with our top ranking podcasts, Humans of Purpose updates, a range of useful and thought-provoking links and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 6

54 min 31 sec

James MartinJames is a Senior Lecturer at Deakin University. He specialises in Criminology and more specifically cryptomarkets, illicit drugs, the dark web, cyber and organised crime. James started out as a researcher embedded in the vigilante underworld in Johannesburg. After finishing his PhD fieldwork, James found that the Dark Web offered him a unique opportunity to study criminal behaviour and the new generation of drug dealers and kingpins going online.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Humans of Purpose Experience Survey (HoPES) 2021Want to help me improve the podcast? Now is your chance and if you are one of the first 50 to complete our HoPES survey, you will win an exclusive reusable Humans of Purpose x Memobottle collab reusable water bottle (valued at over $40). It takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Share your feedback here.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with our top ranking podcasts, Humans of Purpose updates, a range of useful and thought-provoking links and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 30

46 min 46 sec

MemobottleOur guests today are the lively Co-Founders and Directors of Memobottle, Jesse Leeworthy and Jono Byrt featuring special comments from Sales Director Chris “Sneakers” Randall. Memobottle aims to challenge how we as a society think about water consumption, and to educate about the environmental costs of our modern conveniences. Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Kickstarter CampaignMemobottle have just launched their new stainless steel range on Kickstarter and it has has made a major splash raising $250k in the first two days of the campaign. Check out this very sexy product and the associated campaign here.Humans of Purpose Experience Survey (HoPES) 2021Want to help me improve the podcast? Now is your chance and if you are one of the first 50 to complete our HoPES survey, you will win an exclusive reusable Humans of Purpose x Memobottle collab reusable water bottle (valued at over $40). It takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Share your feedback here.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with our top ranking podcasts, Humans of Purpose updates, a range of useful and thought-provoking links and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and Joe, Misha and SabinaWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 23

53 min 44 sec

Pete YaoPete Yao is Chief Impact Officer at Thankyou. Formerly known as Thankyou Water, Thankyou is a social enterprise dedicated to creating a world where no one lives in extreme poverty. They do so by providing consumers with a choice of products that can help make a positive difference to the lives of the poor. Humans of Purpose Experience Survey (HoPES) 2021Want to help me improve the podcast? Now is your chance and if you are one of the first 50 to complete our HoPES survey, you will win a bespoke reusable water bottle cobranded collaboration with our pals at Neon Treehouse and Memobottle (valued at over $40). It takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Share your feedback here.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with our top ranking podcasts, Humans of Purpose updates, a range of useful and thought-provoking links and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Deb, Joel, Carmen, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. Support us via Patreon today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 16

45 min 17 sec

Kieran PenderKieran is a writer, lawyer and academic. He is a Senior Lawyer at the Human Rights Law Centre, a lecturer at the ANU College of Law and a journalist, writing for The Guardian. Kieran is not wearing any hats today and is speaking for himself only.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. Welcome to Michael who joined our community this week. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon, Joe & MichaelWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 9

43 min 11 sec

Josh WhiteJosh is the CEO of Neon Treehouse. They are the go to agency for any organisation with digital needs. Merryn Allen, Client Strategy Manager at Neon Treehouse also joins us for this fantastic conversation. I am so pleased to have Neon Treehouse as our major sponsor here at Humans of Purpose. To learn more just head to neontreehouse.com.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. Welcome to Michael who joined our community this week. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon, Joe & MichaelWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 2

53 min 41 sec

Steve DavisProfessor Stephen Davis AO is a professor of Translational Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne, Director of the Melbourne Brain Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and a Past-President of the World Stroke Organization. He co-chairs the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit program and is co-chair of the Australian Stroke Alliance, a powerful collaboration dedicated to improving the care of the growing number of people suffering stroke pre-hospital in the air and on the road. He is also my dad.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. Welcome to Michael who joined our community this week. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon, Joe & MichaelWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 26

47 min 38 sec

Susannah BirchSusannah is a survivor of childhood family violence and of teenage catfishing. Susannah is now a certified Birth Doula, and she works with pregnant women and grew her pregnancy information site, Trimester Talk, to 500,000 views p/m. After 10 years in the digital marketing industry, and completing a Master of Marketing in 2019, Susannah now offers affordable byte size digital training through the Eat Digital group or one on one consultation through Ask Susannah.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. Welcome to Michael who joined our community this week. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon, Joe & MichaelWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 19

33 min 15 sec

Felicity GreenFelicity Green is the CEO of Spark Strategy. Spark is a proud B Corp and purpose-driven consultancy, specialising in strategic planning, developing resilient business models and measuring social impact. They help dynamic not for profit, business, philanthropic and government organisations to create strategy for a better tomorrow. Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. Welcome to Michael who joined our community this week. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon, Joe & MichaelWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 12

41 min 49 sec

Dov DegenDov is a General Medicine Physician & Nephrologist (Eastern Health & Epworth), Director of Physician Education, Clinical Lead, Teaching Associate and Mental Health Advocate.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. Welcome to Michael who joined our community this week. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon, Joe & MichaelWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 5

43 min 33 sec

Judy AndersonJudy is the CEO of Startup Victoria. Startup Victoria is Australia’s largest network for entrepreneurs, with over 60,000 people in the community. To join the community or to learn more click here.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. Welcome to Michael who joined our community this week. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon, Joe & MichaelWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 28

42 min 26 sec

Fiona Patten MPFiona Patten is a Member for Northern Metropolitan Region in the Victorian Parliament’s Legislative Council. Leader of the Reason Party, Fiona was first elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. Since entering Parliament, Fiona has garnered respect from all sides of politics, working tirelessly to deliver legislative reforms that many thought impossible.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jun 21

42 min 43 sec

Josh HowardJosh Howard, who is CEO and Founder at Single Use Ain’t Sexy. What a name indeed! Single Use Ain't Sexy is Australia's revolutionary cleaning & personal care movement. Their cutting edge 'just-add-water' products are designed to eradicate single-use plastic bottles. You can support Josh's epic crowdfunding campaign here.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 14

57 min 9 sec

Weh YeohToday I’m pleased to be joined by Weh Yeoh. Weh is the Co-Founder and CEO of Umbo. Umbo is a social enterprise, an online platform that connects allied health professionals to children who are least able to access these services. Weh is also the Chair and Managing Director of OIC Australia, who support the development of speech therapy in Cambodia.Neon TreehouseI'm really pleased to announce that Humans of Purpose has partnered with digital agency and major season sponsor, Neon Treehouse. Neon Treehouse are a bold and creative team, delivering bright and imaginative solutions in the digital space.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 7

40 min 2 sec

Thea SnowThea is the Director, Centre for Public Impact, Australia and New Zealand. The CPI works with governments, public servants and other changemakers to reimagine government, and turn ideas into action, so that government works for everyone.Shared Value SummitBig congratulations to Joel Hanna + 1 of Cranbourne, who will join me at the Shared Value Summit on 17th June. The future Joel has chosen would be remarkable to be a part of. You can still find tickets to the Summit here.The Age ArticleAs mentioned in the podcast, The Age has done a story on public servant's rights to free speech and expression outside of work. This is my story and the story of Humans of Purpose, you can read about it here. Keep your eyes peeled on the Canberra Times today for my friend and future podcast guest Kieran Pender's article, which references my story and the stories of many public servants who have had their right to a private life and free expression interfered with by their public service employers. Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 31

43 min 26 sec

Sarah DownieToday I’m joined by Sarah Downie, CEO of the Shared Value Project. The Shared Value Project mission is to drive the adoption and implementation of shared value strategies among leading companies, civil society and government organisations through education and training, events, thought leadership and convening high-impact networks.Shared Value SummitEnter our competition today to win your free ticket valued at $350 to the Shared Value Summit on 17th June. Just answer the question - What is the future you choose? Email your response to hello@humansofpurpose.com by Sunday night. The top 2 entries will win a ticket. Winners announced on next week's podcast.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 24

33 min 13 sec

Tarang ChawlaTarang is a writer, anti-violence campaigner, mental health and gender equality advocate. He is a suicide survivor, storyteller and trainee lawyer using his voice to serve the community and champion human rights. Tarang founded the Not One More Niki movement - Australia’s largest campaign to end violence against women in culturally diverse communities, named after his younger sister Nikita who was murdered in 2015. Trigger WarningThis is a fantastic but at times testing conversation about a range of sensitive issues including suicide and violence against women. So if you are squeamish about such things I recommend skipping this one.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 17

59 min 49 sec

Chunking (Time Blocking)The idea here is simple - instead of cycling between different projects or tasks block out time in your diary to tackle the same task across projects. Cal Newport the author of Deep Work suggests that chunking or what he refers to as time blocking is far more efficient than standard work - he says “"A 40 hour time-blocked work week, I estimate, produces the same amount of output as a 60+ hour work week pursued without structure."Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 12

6 min 8 sec

Caro Meldrum-HannaCaro is one of Australia’s finest investigative journalists. She is also the co-creator of the recently released television documentary series EXPOSED - The Ghost Fire Train and previously EXPOSED - The Case of Kelli Lane. She has won five Walkley Awards for Journalism including the 2015 Gold Walkley and the Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism for exposing the illegal practice of live baiting in greyhound racing, bringing the sport to its knees. Check out EXPOSED - The Ghost Fire Train on ABC iView.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent and locally produced. We are funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of Patreon supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 10

41 min 13 sec

Jane BurnsJane is an international expert in mental health and wellbeing, suicide prevention, digital transformation and intergrated models of care. Jane was integral to the founding and early success of Beyond Blue in the early naughties and then went on to work at Reachout.com, she then founded the Young and Well CRC (collaborative research centre). She then founded Innowell, a collaborative venture between PwC and the University of Sydney. Jane is now self-employed working as a consultant, where she is passionate about helping Industry, Government and the Profit for Purpose sector work in partnership to solve large scale societal problems. Learn more here.The Age ArticleAs mentioned in the podcast, The Age has done a story on public servant's rights to free speech and expression outside of work. This is my story and the story of Humans of Purpose, you can read about it here. Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 3

39 min 40 sec

Probabilistic ThinkingProbabilistic thinking is the idea of thinking in probabilities and is a conscious way that you can start to see the world in its various shades of grey rather than the binary black and white thinking which we can all fall victim to. We explore probabilistic thinking and how you can apply it in your everyday life to make better decisions.The Age ArticleAs mentioned in the podcast, The Age has done a story in print in Monday's paper (page 10) and online on public servant's rights to free speech and expression outside of work. This is my story and the story of Humans of Purpose, you can read about it here. Special thanks to Annika Smethurst and Michael Fowler for making this happen.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 29

6 min 4 sec

Candice SmithToday we are with Candice Smith, who is Head of Wellbeing at AIA Australia. AIA's vision is to make Australia one of the healthiest nations in the world. They strive to help all of their customers live healthier, longer, and better lives, encouraging positive lifestyle change through the AIA Vitality program. The Age ArticleAs mentioned in the podcast, The Age has done a story in print in Monday's paper (page 10) and online on public servant's rights to free speech and expression outside of work. This is my story and the story of Humans of Purpose, you can read about it here. Special thanks to Annika Smethurst and Michael Fowler for making this happen. Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 26

41 min 42 sec

Astrid DispensaryToday we are blessed to be with my good mate Bee Mohamad, who is head of patient advocacy and engagement at Astrid Dispensary and Lisa Nguyen, Founder and CEO at Astrid Dispensary. Astrid Dispensary is Australia’s first green dispensary; a boutique specialty pharmacy, pioneering in cannabinoid medicine, plant-based therapies and nutraceuticals in the heart of South Yarra, Melbourne.DisclaimerToday a little disclaimer and maybe time to pop the kids earmuffs on for our conversation today, which goes into some depth discussing medical cannabis. By airing this content today, we are not encouraging anyone to obtain or attempt to obtain medical cannabis.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 19

33 min 52 sec

New SeasonToday I share our new Friday format show, involving our PIES check-in and a new deeper dive segment where we explore some knowledge that you can apply to improve your life. Our new season kicks off on Tuesday! Make sure you're subscribed in your favourite podcast player. Just search Humans of Purpose and hit that subscribe button. Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment.Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 15

6 min 54 sec

New SeasonToday I talk to you about why the show stopped in August and what is in store for the new season. I talk for the first time about my battle with depression, the long journey to recovery and the lessons I've learned along the way. Our new season kicks off next Tuesday! Make sure you're subscribed. I'll be posting a second weekly episode later in the week, checking in with you and to share some personal mental health and wellness lessons learned. I hope these are valuable and I'll rely on your feedback as we move along. Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic e-newsletter, providing you with Humans of Purpose updates and a much needed dose of inspiration and growth-oriented material. Sign up here to avoid disappointment. Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Pasky, Jasmine, Deb, Joel H, Clyde, Carmen, Sue, Levi, Bee, Lyndon and JoeWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month. I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 22

2 min 34 sec

HomelessnessToday we talk to four amazing guests about their experiences working with and supporting people experiencing both mental illness and homelessness. This is an important area to explore given the high prevalence of mental illness experienced by those experiencing homelessness. Today I'm joined by:Andrew Hollows, GM - Getting Housing at Launch HousingBen Vasiliou, CEO at Youth ProjectsNick Pearce, CEO at HoMieTenille Gilbert, Managing Director at Society MelbourneIntroducing Mental WellthSince Humans of Purpose wrapped up in September I've been working on the Mental Wellth podcast series, in partnership with Cooper Investors. There series takes a look at our mental health system and speaking with a myriad of experts on the state of play, systems challenges and how we can change things for the better.I think this is one of our finest episodes where we talk about the high incidences of people experiencing homelessness as well as also battling mental illness. If you like what you hear check out our previous 8 episodes and we have at least 1 more to follow. Just search Mental Wellth in any decent podcast player or subscribe via Spotify.New Season - Humans of PurposeAfter a difficult off-season, I've now got myself in a position to continue producing amazing content for Humans of Purpose once again. Thankyou to all of you who continued to download the podcast in record numbers despite an episode not being released since late last year. I am reinvigorated and recharged and will be bringing you talented people making a difference to our community each and every week. I will also be playing with the format and releasing a bonus episode each week where I'll check in with you across a number of topics dear to my heart. Make sure you're subscribed and ready to go in 2 weeks time!More On Mental WellthMental Wellth is a 10-part podcast series exploring the Australian mental health system, its funding and design needs, challenges and opportunities. It is a partnership between Purposeful and Cooper Investors and is hosted by Mike Davis.Wellth. noun | \welth\ A new and more valuable life currency. a life exemplified by abundance, happiness, purpose, health and joy.We talk to leading mental health academics, professionals, practitioners, philanthropists and people with lived experience and try to learn how we can improve our mental health system and improve our own mental health and wellbeing too.Our goals in releasing the series are:To encourage further investment into mental health programs, resources and solutions for the benefit of our communityTo encourage greater awareness and understanding of mental health issues that are negatively impacting on our communityJoin us for conversations with leaders from Beyond Blue, Movember, Orygen, SANE, Launch Housing, Philanthropy Australia, MaiTri Foundation, Cooper Investors and more as we uncover key systems challenges and opportunities as well as insights on how we can live a life of meaning and purpose. To learn more visit our website. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 15

38 min 58 sec

Introducing Mental WellthSince Humans of Purpose wrapped up in September I've been working on the Mental Wellth podcast series, in partnership with Cooper Investors. There series takes a look at our mental health system and speaking with a myriad of experts on the state of play, systems challenges and how we can change things for the better. I think this is one of our finest episodes where we talk to amazing social entrepreneurs who live with mental illness and are doing truly incredible things. Learning more about our system is critical right now given the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System has just tabled its final report last week, with 65 recommendations that will totally revamp our broken system. If you like what you hear check out our previous 6 episodes and we have at least 3 more to follow. Just search Mental Wellth in any decent podcast player or subscribe via Spotify.Lived ExperienceToday we talk to three amazing guests about their experiences with the mental health system, how they manage and live with mental health issues and how things might be better in future:Nick Pearce, CEO of HoMiETenille Gilbert, Managing Director of Society MelbourneMitch Wallis, Founder & CEO of Heart on My SleeveMore On Mental WellthMental Wellth is a 10-part podcast series exploring the Australian mental health system, its funding and design needs, challenges and opportunities. It is a partnership between Purposeful and Cooper Investors and is hosted by Mike Davis.Wellth. noun | \welth\ A new and more valuable life currency. a life exemplified by abundance, happiness, purpose, health and joy.We talk to leading mental health academics, professionals, practitioners, philanthropists and people with lived experience and try to learn how we can improve our mental health system and improve our own mental health and wellbeing too.Our goals in releasing the series are:To encourage further investment into mental health programs, resources and solutions for the benefit of our communityTo encourage greater awareness and understanding of mental health issues that are negatively impacting on our communityJoin us for conversations with leaders from Beyond Blue, Movember, Orygen, SANE, Launch Housing, Philanthropy Australia, MaiTri Foundation, Cooper Investors and more as we uncover key systems challenges and opportunities as well as insights on how we can live a life of meaning and purpose. To learn more visit our website. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 8

36 min 13 sec

Tom MulvaneyTom is General Manager of Impact & Strategy at Family Life. He is an avid outdoorsman and lover of all things exploration and nature. He is a trained and fully certified psychologist. Mental WellthHumans of Purpose will be taking a short break while Mike focuses on developing the content for the Mental Wellth podcast series. Supported by Cooper Investors, this series will explore our mental health system from a range of perspectives as well as Mike's journey. Stay subscribed as we will post bonus early content from some of our amazing interview guests prior to February launch. Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 2020

33 min 48 sec

Ramana JamesRamana is Executive General Manager of Shared Value at IAG. IAG is the largest general insurance company in Australia and New Zealand. The Group’s businesses underwrite almost $12 billion of premium per annum, selling insurance under many leading brands.It was great connecting with Ramana and learning about his passion for sustainability and purpose driven business. IAG have been leaders in the implementation of shared value strategy - which was fascinating to learn more about.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.If you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 2020

28 min 9 sec

Sarah BarkerSarah is Director of Data Intelligence at Our Community. The Our Community group provides advice, connections, training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities.Sarah has an amazing role at what is a really unique organisation that does so much to build not for profit capability through partnerships and innovation.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.If you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 2020

31 min 58 sec

Justine CurtisJustine is Founder and CEO at Inspired Adventures. Inspired Adventures are the leading adventure fundraising agency in Australia and New Zealand, working with Australian, New Zealand and international charities to create inspiring global fundraising adventures.I was fascinated by Justine’s journey, which you’ll find is a unique blend of spiritual, altruistic and entrepreneurial. This conversation was recorded mid-COVID and given how impacted the travel industry has been, it has been really interesting to hear how Justine and her team and responding to the emerging challenges.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.For extra perks check out our new Human+ option which enables you to go behind the scenes at Humans of Purpose:to access video recordings of our podcaststo be part of live ZoomCast episodes; andto be connected to our network of inspiring guestsIf you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 2020

28 min 46 sec

Hayley BliedenHayley is Founder and Managing Director at The Australian Superfood Co. The Australian Superfood Co aims to share with the world, Indigenous Australians' traditional knowledge and expertise about the cherished fruits of their land.This was a fun conversation with Hayley and we traverse the windy story of setting up this incredibly successful and impactful enterprise. There is a lot to admire about Australian Superfood Co. and how they are working with Indigenous farmers to empower them to cultivate and share amazing foods with a wider market.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.For extra perks check out our new Human+ option which enables you to go behind the scenes at Humans of Purpose:to access video recordings of our podcaststo be part of live ZoomCast episodes; andto be connected to our network of inspiring guestsIf you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 2020

32 min 48 sec

Dr Mike Richards Mike is an accomplished author, former political advisor and social activist, who is most notable for his part in the eventual repeal of capital punishment in Australia. More on Mike here and his book here.This is a wide ranging conversation, where Mike takes us on an incredible journey through his storied career. He shares some incredible stories of being in the inner circle of some of Australia and New Zealand’s most influential political power-brokers. Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.For extra perks check out our new Human+ option which enables you to go behind the scenes at Humans of Purpose:to access video recordings of our podcaststo be part of live ZoomCast episodes; andto be connected to our network of inspiring guestsIf you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 2020

45 min 56 sec

Tenille GilbertTenille is Managing Director at Society Melbourne. Society Melbourne is a social enterprise with the vision of eliminating youth homelessness in Australia. Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.For extra perks check out our new Human+ option which enables you to go behind the scenes at Humans of Purpose:to access video recordings of our podcaststo be part of live ZoomCast episodes; andto be connected to our network of inspiring guestsIf you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 2020

31 min 6 sec

Alex TysonAlex is the Business Owner and General Manager at iHealth Saunas. He is also the host of the fantastic Sweat It Out Podcast.I invited Alex on the show because I recently purchased an iHealth Sauna and have since made daily saunas a cornerstone of my wellbeing regiment.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.For extra perks check out our new Human+ option which enables you to go behind the scenes at Humans of Purpose:to access video recordings of our podcaststo be part of live ZoomCast episodes; andto be connected to our network of inspiring guestsIf you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 2020

32 min 29 sec

Genevieve LoboGenevieve is Principal Growth Services, Strategy & Partnerships at Social Traders. Genevieve has had a stellar career as a management consultant working overseas and locally and has since dedicated herself to the social enterprise sector here in Victoria. Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.For extra perks check out our new Human+ option which enables you to go behind the scenes at Humans of Purpose:to access video recordings of our podcaststo be part of live ZoomCast episodes; andto be connected to our network of inspiring guestsIf you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 2020

26 min 7 sec

Chris MillsChris is Trust & Foundations Manager at Brotherhood of St Laurence. He is a board member at Society Melbourne and has worked previously at Launch Housing, The Salvation Army and DHHS Victoria.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.For extra perks check out our new Human+ option which enables you to go behind the scenes at Humans of Purpose:to access video recordings of our podcaststo be part of live ZoomCast episodes; andto be connected to our network of inspiring guestsIf you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

43 min 27 sec

Rachel EnglishRachel is Foundation Manager at Mutual Trust, Chair at Nexus Global Summit and a Trustee at the English Family Foundation. It’s safe to say Rachel knows philanthropy inside out and plays a key role in the eco-system from a range of divergent roles. Today she helps decode philanthropy for us.Got Purpose?The Purpose is our periodic email newsletter and our latest edition comes out today! sign up here to get it :)Community PoweredHumans of Purpose is independent, locally produced and advertising free. We are 100% funded and supported by our generous community of listeners. A big thankyou goes out to our amazing community of supporters:Humanism, Clyde, Jasmine, Suzy, Kynan, Deb, Sue K, Carmen, Misha, Sue P, Joel H, Levi, Jules, Sally, Will, Bee, Lyndon, Olivia, Jo, Macartan, Joel F and StuartWithout your support we wouldn't exist. Patreon support covers the majority of my monthly costs of production and enables me to improve podcast quality and to secure top quality guests. Have you thought about supporting us? Your SupportBecome a Patreon Supporter today for as little as the price of a single coffee per month ($4). I'll send you an awesome exclusive Humans of Purpose tote bag (valued at $25) and you will help shape the podcast moving forward.For extra perks check out our new Human+ option which enables you to go behind the scenes at Humans of Purpose:to access video recordings of our podcaststo be part of live ZoomCast episodes; andto be connected to our network of inspiring guestsIf you are looking to share an aligned message about a product or service that our listeners may enjoy, do check out our new Spaceman support option.Support the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

37 min 5 sec