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Kate Frank - What it takes to be an author

10/22/2018
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Ghost writing - what it means to be an author. Technology rotting your brain, Katherine Hepburn, dine in, Facebook and green (being the colour of money and also grass...)

Duration:00:22:19

Think opposite with Alison Donaghey

10/12/2018
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Is this a backlash against political correctness on the show? Alison was not offended by someone who referred to her as a wench. (The guy was 80 years old). Plus the exchanging of energy at a live event - sitting across from somebody, Alison was also called an angry white male - go work that one out...

Duration:00:20:56

Kathy Gruver - When men hear that - they say - sign me up

10/8/2018
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Do people need motivating? Why would you go and listen to a motivational speaker? If your life is all about your business and your family is relying on you - surely that's all the motivation you need? Be your own parent - lambrini girls, The pyramids of Egypt - all fun stuff

Duration:00:20:36

Nathen Aswell - Difference between affirmations and intentions

10/1/2018
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Question: What's the difference between affirmations and intentions? Find out this - plus how to deal with difficult people, why Nathen would want to get stuck in a lift with the police and more.

Duration:00:22:36

Colton Geschwandtner - Too busy THINKING about possibilities ?

9/24/2018
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Colton Geschwandtner is *cough* younger than me. This is FUNKY because it gives me MULTIPLE different perspectives I would have missed by hanging out with people from the same background. Dreams vs possibilities crops up - otherwise called PROCRASTINATION. Taking a long walk crops up - as does driving a car while under the influence of drugs. (Not recommended...)

Duration:00:21:40

Tristan Wright - The problem with emoticons

9/21/2018
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Modern communication has no rule book, laws or customs. We are making it up as we go along. Listen as Tristan Wright as he points out a startling truth about emoticons in text messages. High achieving people crop up. Plus for the first time, Alanis Morissette & Celine Dion. Business in a suit and tie vs soft shoes.

Duration:00:18:04

Hari Kalymnios - More to sleep than meets the eye

9/20/2018
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Sleep, daylight, blackout curtains, productivity and more with coach, author and consultant Hari Kalymnios. Also JFK, Michael Jackson, Gratitude (that you are alive) and people that say "I don't have time" Standard episode...

Duration:00:18:01

Phil De Luca - The problem is that this person has purple hair

9/18/2018
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Do people with purple hair have the secrets to life, the universe and everything? I am not 100% sure - but I think it is less than likely. I discuss all this and more with Phil DeLuca. Including The good life (google it), turning off the TV and actually talking to people.

Duration:00:23:23

Diana Bianchi - Facebook is for BORED PEOPLE

9/17/2018
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Do me a favour - head to Facebook. Scroll around for a few minutes (take your time...) and then come back and send me a tweet @jonsenior1 if you find ANYTHING interesting or useful. ANYTHING AT ALL. Which just goes to prove Diana's theory that FACEBOOK is for BORED PEOPLE.

Duration:00:20:45

Frances Robbins - Top gun teacher

9/14/2018
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Imagine telling a group of testosterone fuelled top gun style air force pilots that drinking is bad for them - and they are young enough to be your children... That's what Funky Thinker Frances Robbins has done. Plus thoughts on undercover rebels, obstacles, barriers and more.

Duration:00:41:40

Maggie Georgopolous - Up the ladder in a skirt

9/12/2018
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How far is it from Australia to Scotland? What is like open water swimming in Scotland? How are Prince's William and Harry impacting the discussion about mental health? (It's different to what you think...) Plus be yourself - because being someone else is much harder...

Duration:00:26:17

Hope Zvara - A yoga teacher targeting truck drivers

9/10/2018
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Hope Zvara is a Yoga teacher. Instead of battling the other 3,900,000 Yoga teachers on YouTube, she has gone for the low hanging fruit. Listen as we discuss this, parenting and more.

Duration:00:35:31

Otakara Klettke - A REAL author - not a pretend one...

9/7/2018
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Instead of being a consultant or a coach who has written a book for marketing their business, Otakara Klettke is a REAL AUTHOR. She has written FICTION AND NON FICTION books. We talk about illustrating kids books (harder than you think), people chasing a ball, and Socrates...

Duration:00:37:04

Mary Shores - Basement flooded - YAY & uncomfortable emails

9/6/2018
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Why Mary did the happy dance when her basement was flooded and all the contents were ruined. People doing things that are bad for them - like screen savers.... swallowing wikipedia, Happy kids and more. Standard episode.

Duration:00:32:45

Lieze Lambrecht - We already have a wand...

9/5/2018
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When most people want to get something done - they go into what I call "aggressive buying mode." The first stop is often Amazon - to get a few books (you probably already have a public library near you - buy hey that's slow and boring right?) Maybe you will jump onto Ebay and join a few Facebook groups - to get recommendations on what to buy. Or you could do what Lieze suggests and put your mind to work. We also talked about the power of having a coach, meditation, the Roman Empire (again)...

Duration:00:32:27

Angelos Karageorgos - Funky Thinkers caught in a recurring dream (or nightmare).

9/3/2018
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Maybe Funky Thinkers live in a bubble? It is remarkable how the recurring topics of respect, politeness,, openness, transparency crop up. Angelos Karageorgos is remarkable in that he says please and thank you, dislikes gossip and social media noise.

Duration:00:36:19

Instant domain name idea with Kim Sutton

8/30/2018
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When we allow ourselves to randomly free flow, conversation allows us to say things we would usually feel constricted against saying. Listen how Kim and myself come up with an idea for a domain name and an entire business - just by randomly trash talking.

Duration:00:35:20

Kirsty Salisbury - Lives in NZ - Dislikes The Hobbit and Rugby...

8/29/2018
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What if you live in a place where the pressure to do something or be something or like something is particularly crushing? You NEED to be a Funky Thinker just to get through life...Kirsty Salisbury lives in NZ and dislikes both Rugby and The Hobbit. Plus she survived a near death experience. Listen for more...

Duration:00:29:55

Jennifer Gardner - Fed up with social media

8/23/2018
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Jennifer Gardner is fed up with social media. If you find marketing and "networking" exhausting - maybe it's not just you. Maybe there ARE other people out there in a similar place. Listen and get an insight?

Duration:00:31:12

Everett De Morier - Can you change a tyre?

8/22/2018
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Can your kids change a flat tyre on a car? What is the minimum number of words for a "book" nowadays? Have you ever been to Luxembourg? What is it like to plan a trade show?

Duration:00:32:43