Geelong Business Connect with its Community ~ Episode 64 ~ My Conversation with Ben Flynn

Ben Flynn is the CEO of the Geelong Chamber of Commerce and has a background in marketing, accounting and finance and has worked in many places across the world. His conversation is about businesses in Geelong are well connected to their community. This is his conversation.

[3:38] My Connection to Marketing 101
[5:40] Enjoying Connections with People
[7:38] Connecting to Nature ~ Outback
[10:20] Connecting to the Simplicity of Nature
[11:25] Experiences of Nature feeds My Resilience
[14:16] Being in the Present Moment
[16:03] Men Connecting to Simplicity of Nature
[18:33] Learning from Women’s Connections?
[21:53] My Connection to Branding 101
[24:07] Staff connecting to Purpose Driven Businesses
[25:48] Larger Companies Connecting Back to Communities
[27:31] Uniqueness of Geelong Business Community Connection

Connecting to Our Community ~ Episode 61 ~ My Conversation with Martin Duke

Martin Duke is a councillor with the Surf Coast Shire. He has been councillor for now for nearly three years and enjoys every moment of it. He’s been with the CFA, the (Country Fire Association) for the past 20 years. He is actively engaged and connected to our community.

[0:49] Enjoying Connections with People
[1:59] Men and Connection are they connected to themselves?
[3:21] Men’s Social Conditioning Is Very Questionable
[6:06] Connections Improves My Well-Being
[8:38] Connection Is Vital
[11:26] Connecting in Childhood Makes it Natural for Me
[13:27] Connections Create Energy
[14:46] Connection to our Communities
[16:39] We need Connections
[21:00] Connecting to Men’s Health & Well-being is Changing
[26:01] Men connect to emotions rather than Bottling them
[32:25] Connecting to Aliveness Within

Connecting to All Of Me ~ Episode 60 ~ My Conversation with Nicole Scott

Nicole is a mental health advocate with Headspace and has found that the best way to connect to herself is by giving to others. Nicole has found a deep connection to this and it lights her world up. Nicole is studying life coaching with the Life Coaching Institute in Melbourne and is soon to be moving into a Social Work degree studying at Deakin.

[0:58] Connecting to Myself by Sitting with & letting be.
[2:15] Connecting to the ‘Comfort within my Discomfort’
[4:47] Connecting & Healing Our Inner Child Wounds
[6:33] Making time to notice & connect to our Inner Self
[10:12] Hearts Flow-state Connection to Others
[10:39] Community Connection Imperative to our Well-Being
[15:05] Flow-state is a Deeper Love & Connection
[17:09] Our Flow-state managers our Personality Boardroom
[18:06] Connecting to What Intuitively comes to Consciousness
[21:03] Connecting to our Loving Presence
[24:39] My Connection to Love
[26:11] Intellectual Brain & Our Emotional Brain
[31:14] Connection to Courage in Our Vulnerability

Connecting to my Inner Child ~ Episode 58 ~ My Conversation with Theo Demetriou

Theo Demetriou is an open hearted man who has learnt so much in his journey with his children. His self-development journey has been to heal his inner child. Theo is a metal artist who is producing some beautiful sacred geometry. He connected with us all at the World Heart of Connection Day and this is his Heart of Connection conversation.
[0:46] Learning to Connect ~ Listening to my Children
[3:29] Disconnecting from our Childhood
[6:33] Connecting to the Inner Child
[7:49] Men’s Vulnerability an Unsafe Space?
[11:40] Connecting to our Loving Flow-State
[12:17] Losing Ego in Love Flow-State
[13:31] What prevents Men & our Connections?
[17:50] Learning from the Pain of our Disconnections
[20:11] Connecting to our Aliveness
[23:10] Connecting to our Deep ‘All That Is’
[28:37] Men’s connecting to different forms of Mindfulness
[32:16] Connecting to Positive Childhood Memories

Episode 33 ~ The Essence of my Mothering Connection ~ My conversation with Margie Skimming

The essence of my mothering connection has enabled me to facilitate empowerment in my role as a nurse working in perinatal mental health services.

[2:23] Connections Help Understand Who We Are
[4:51] Reflecting Within Is My Teaching
[6:57] Deep Love of Mothering
[7:49] My Connection to Babies
[10:26] Babies Expressing Their Need for Connection
[11:46] Our Emotional Health Underpins Our Mental Health
[14:07] Describing the Essence of Heart
[15:56] Sharing Pleasant Emotions Is Just Part of Me
[21:00] Connecting the World of Mother Earth
[23:48] Connecting to Nature Brings Calm & Balance
[28:10] World Heart of Connection Day – September 4, 2019
[29:14] Commercialism and Materialism Are Stopping Change
[29:47] We Human Have Disregard for The Planet
[31:37] Work Out Who You Are & Be Honest

Episode 28 ~ Play Therapy Reconnecting Children & Self – My conversation with Rhiannon Breguet

Lovely to have a deep and meaningful with a social work colleague. A background of work with families in foster care system enabling a reconnection from the pain and wound of disconnection. Rhiannon story is one of insight and growth.
[1:09] Child Play Therapy Masters
[2:37] Disconnection Impact on Children
[5:08] Connecting To Me though Play Therapy
[8:26] Being Held Is lIke Being Wrapped Up In Love
[10:34] Loving Connections are Vital
[12:49] The Process of Disconnection
[16:13] Heart Softens in Connections
[22:21] Deepening My Connection to Peace & Calmness
[25:56] A Heart & Mind Harmony
[29:37] Embodying Self-Care

Episode 24 ~ The heART of My Souls Connection – My Conversation with Sharyn O’Brien Murfett

We have both been trained in Transpersonal & Emotional Release Counselling (ATEP) and love connecting to help others heal themselves. Sharyn has deepened and blended her work with mixed media art. Her powerful art is in the transcript.
[0:38] Early Childhood training to the Portiuncula centre in Toowoomba
[3:00] Finding My Art Work Calling
[4:45] Art Work Connects Really Touches Deep Part of Your Soul
[7:28] Connecting to Others Is Bring A Gift of Self Reflection
[8:08] Seeing Myself in that Other Person
[9:08] It is Deeper than Empathy Touches the Soul
[10:11] Continuing to Work on My Self-Development
[13:28] Healing the Inner Child Within
[16:14] Men & Self-Development A Much Needed Growth
[30:27] Getting to Know Myself
[31:13] The Gift of my Deep Empowerment