Connecting to Aussie Action Abroad ~ Episode 97 ~ My Conversation with Graeme Kent OAM

From managing the Duke of Edinburgh Award to creating a charity called Aussie Action Abroad is this conversation about connection. It’s a charity that’s connected to providing 100% focus on supporting projects in Nepal.

[0:40] Connecting to the Duke of Edinburgh Award
[2:12] Connection to the Nepalese Communities
[5:45] Connection to Humanity
[7:03] How do we create Inequalities
[9:04] Managing my Triggers to Inequality
[11:16] Connecting to Agency’s Mission
[12:55] Connecting to the Heart of Change
[14:54] Is the Heart of Youth & Community Work Missing?
[17:30] Noticing the Changes in Youth Work Over the Years
[19:21] Connecting to Collaboration or Tendering Separateness
[21:41] Connecting to Mutual Cooperation in Nepal
[23:28] Does organisations need to ‘let go’ for Mutual Cooperation?
[25:10] Connecting to Blissful Moments in Nepal
[26:27] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[28:21] Connecting to the Heart & looking Inwardly
[29:29] Loving Unconditionally
[30:34] Men Connection is about Opening Up More
[31:59] Men becoming more Open Hearted
[34:07] Connecting to our Hearts for Charities
[35:59] Connecting Aussies Action Aboard

Connecting to Leadership ~ Episode 93 ~ My Conversation with Robert Re

A fascination and connection to Leadership and Self-Leadership have been a life-long journey for this guest. Robert Re has been leading leadership workshops and has now written a book putting all his life’s research into a great resource to implement into our own life’s.

[0:34] My Fascination with Leadership
[1:12] Connecting to Self-Leadership within ourselves
[2:02] Step One ~ Becoming Aware of Oneself
[3:46] Connecting to our Voluntary Self-Enquiry
[5:15] The Blocks of our Effectiveness
[6:47] Acceptance of Vulnerability in Organisations
[8:51] Have Organisations Lost their Hearts to Profit?
[10:24] “Spiritual Capital” is Good for Business
[11:40] Connection Across All Stakeholders
[14:21] Leading People to Connect to their Self-Leadership
[17:00] Connecting to Change through Feedback Loops
[18:42] Connecting to Organisational Flow-States
[19:31] Flow-states are called Perfect Alignment
[21:00] Organisation Vertical Structure Block Flow
[23:53] Six Practices to Improve Effectiveness
[24:46] Finding our Organisations Purpose
[26:22] What is our Organisational Why?
[28:03] Implementing the 6 Proven Pathways into My Life
[29:38] Connecting to my Purpose
[30:53] Connecting to the Ikigai Concept

Connection to the Climate Emergency ~ Episode 88 ~ My Conversation with Anthony Gleeson

Through the highs & lows of life’s journey finding one’s passion and purpose is an essential key. This conversation is about a man’s connection to the environmental activism. He wants to make our world a better place for his grandchildren & in doing so found his passion & purpose.

[3:58] Koroit’s Connection to the AFL
[4:55] Men’s Connections to Sporting Clubs
[5:26] Connection to Families
[6:35] Men’s Connection to Our Old Social Conditioning
[8:16] My Connections ~ Physically, Mentally, Emotionally & Spiritually
[10:58] Men Learning not to Connect to Our Emotions
[12:29] Connecting to Letting Go
[14:31] Connection to Others is a Teamwork
[17:00] Connection to Environment was Passion & Purpose
[19:08] Connecting to Others is Being a Part of Bigger Things
[20:02] What is Stopping People Connecting to the Environment?
[21:36] Connected by a Media Label
[23:12] Environmental Groups Connecting Together
[23:49] Connection to Nature my Soul Soars
[25:43] Indigenous Connection to Environment is of Harmony
[28:41] Connection to a Pause ~ Smelling the Roses
[33:04] Men are Awakening Thanks to the Women’s Movement

Connecting to My True Inner Knowing ~ Episode 86 ~ My Conversation with Nick Washington

Men learning to accept and acknowledge our deep inner knowing of our hearts will make significant changes to our well-being in the world. The conversation is with a bloke who is doing just that. From the school of hard knocks, this man has opened to his true self and not afraid to share it to those men who are ready to listen.

[0:44] Connections to Colac & Geelong
[2:01] Connecting to be True to Myself
[3:12] Connecting to Trusting myself
[4:46] Connecting to our Tough Times
[5:11] Social Conditioning taught Men not to be Vulnerable
[6:50] Connecting to the Bigger Out There
[7:59] Connection to our Male Ego
[9:03] Men Connecting our Hearts
[10:02] Path of my Heart’s Connection
[12:22] Connecting to our Self-Love
[13:38] Men Connection in Football Communities
[15:40] Men Connecting rather than “Doing”
[16:33] Connections to our Hearts will Unite Us
[17:38] Connecting to Alternative Healing
[19:01] Spiritual Healing Woke Me
[19:47] Connecting to Men’s Sensitive Side
[21:55] Was there a Flow-State Experience?
[23:20] Inner Knowing Is Always with Me
[25:10] Connection to Inner Knowing via Music
[25:43] Connecting to the ‘All That Is’
[26:50] Anchoring to my ‘All That Is’ ~ Life Path
[28:36] Connection Deep Knowing So Important
[31:14] Connection to ‘Knowing the Known’

Connecting to the Comedian, it isn’t Funny ~ Episode 78 ~ My Conversation with Rod Quantock

This comedian is no stranger to calling it as it is. As a pioneer in the Australian comedy for more than what over 45 years of stand up in cabaret, theatre, television and radio – he is standing up now for the environment. Rod Quantock is in full flight about how we have destroyed the environment.

[0:41] Connection to my life as a Comedian
[1:50] Out of fashion ~ when ‘Button Up’ Underwear did
[5:13] My Connection to the Environment
[7:14] Made a Connection to Nature in my Backyard
[11:58] Our disconnection from Nature
[13:59] My Deep Respect for Science
[15:02] There is no connection to Democracy anymore
[17:25] I don’t see people connecting with Nature
[19:07] Comedian Connecting to the Audience
[21:02] Has comedy become commodified?
[21:42] Humour Good for our Souls
[23:53] Connecting to the Audience is Bonding
[25:57] Being Disillusioned
[28:58] My Connection to Social Justice

Connecting to my Passion & Purpose ~ Episode 76 ~ My conversation with Cassie Bush

Cassie is a teacher working part-time now. A mother of three beautiful children and Cassie is in the process of building a new business online – an online business known as The Shine Co, which is working around health and wellness for with products and for individuals

[0:37] Connection to Self
[2:07] Connection to Self-Development Books
[4:38] Self-help Literature Normalises Life – not alone
[6:21] Connecting my Head & Heart
[7:03] Becoming more mindful
[7:30] Heart Connection is Super Empowering
[10:45] Connection to Student improves their Learning
[12:17] Connecting to Others
[13:14] Do we take social connectedness for granted?
[14:44] Awareness of our Heart Connection
[15:47] Connection to the Ocean is my Recharge
[16:33] Peace of Heart ~ Peace of Mind
[18:05] Connecting to People with Live Videos
[20:29] Connection to Friends are my Network
[22:37] Connecting to ‘Letting Go’ in my ‘All That Is’
[23:25] Connecting to my ‘All That Is’ ~ Recharges me
[28:01] Connecting to my Passion & Purpose
[28:56] Connecting to my True Self
[29:42] Finding my True Self in my Heart

Connecting to Spaciousness & Letting Go ~ Episode 75 ~ My Conversation with Lucinda Light

Feeling more disconnected in city living, Lucinda Light made a significant sea change. A connection to nature and ocean has given this marriage celebrant and drama teacher a reconnection with herself. This is her conversation.

[3:24] Embodying my connection to Nature
[5:48] My Zen Connection ~ Witnessing the Triggers
[7:07] Connecting to Compassion ~ Pause & Pivot
[9:55] More Accepting of Connections Flow
[11:00] The Inner Teachings of Disconnection
[12:26] Radiance of Letting Go
[13:44] Connecting to our Space of Letting Go
[15:51] Connecting to my ‘All That Is’
[16:41] My Flow State that is ‘All That Is’
[18:34] Healing Mother Earth through our Oneness
[21:49] Healing Within ~ Healing Mother Earth
[24:01] Social Isolation Coming Home to Self
[25:42] The Graciousness of Human Connection
[27:10] In Deep Connection ~ our essence is creators

My Connection to Radio ~ Episode 66 ~ My Conversation with Lee Stamps (Stampsy)

Lee Stamps (Stampsy) is a drive announcer of the departure lounge on K rock. She is also the music director for the Grant Broadcasters network. This is her conversation on her journey in radio and connection to herself.

[1:50] My Connections to Sport
[3:40] Making a Difference to Just One Person
[8:21] My Journey of Becoming More Self Connected
[12:00] Being okay to Connect with my Vulnerability
[13:52] Growing in the Heart of Trust
[17:53] Connection through Deeply Listening
[23:21] Managing Our Bodies Energy Reserves
[25:26] My Flow-State Lets Go of Negativity
[26:09] Deep Love Connection to My Nephews
[28:35] No Words can describe my Nephew’s Love
[29:24] Deepening My Connections
[31:39] Connection to ‘All That Is’ ~ More Conscious Decisions
[32:33] Finding Connection to My True Self

Connecting to Our Wellness ~ Episode 65 ~ My Conversation with Jo Surkitt

Jo Surkitt is a wellness educator, keynote speaker, and practitioner who specializes in creating positive change and healthy choices in the lives of people from all walks of life. This is her conversation.

[0:54] Connection to Breath “Only This ~ In this Moment”
[1:57] Noticing the impacts of my Disconnection
[2:48] Connecting to the Ocean
[4:50] ‘Peace of Heart ~ Peace of Mind’
[6:44] Connections to Both Parents
[7:55] Practicing to be Mindful to Our Reactions
[10:41] Connecting to My Support in Family & Friends
[12:39] Connecting to My Heart Space
[13:13] Heart Connection to Our Identity
[17:42] My ‘All That Is’ is through my Heart Space
[20:05] Connecting to my No Space ~ No Thing
[21:42] Connecting with My Flow-State Within
[22:12] Connection to my Flow-State ~ Feels Full of Life
[26:12] Heart Comes Alive
[26:40] Advice to Younger Women ~ Develop Self-care

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