Episode 332 – Dark Social with Ian MacRae

The internet is a funny old place. Most of us can’t live (or certainly work) without it, and our online relationships and conversations are just as real and valuable as those we have offline. But we’re complex beings with lots going on under the surface, and the internet is no…

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Episode 331 – Forget the First Million with Lucy Cohen

Episode 331 - Forget the First Million with Lucy Cohen

If your natural style is more seat-of-the-pants than perfectly planned, you’ll love this unapologetic take on writing from Lucy Cohen – lying on a settee, writing from the heart, ideally after a large glass of red wine.  But don’t be fooled: there’s nothing insubstantial about her take on the realities…

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Episode 330 – Writing energy

Episode 330 - Writing energy

How do you generate, manage and sustain the energy that’s needed to write a business book? Physically, mentally, socially and even spiritually, there are many aspects to this question.  Luckily there are many great writing and business brains on hand to answer it. Learn from the best:  Simon Alexander Ong…

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Episode 329 – Crazy Busy with Zena Everett

Episode 329 - Crazy Busy with Zena Everett

‘[We’re] not actually dropping into the deep flow work and thinking that we have when we write, because that feels wonderful; we’re switching all the time from one thing to another.’ Are you crazy busy? Of course you are. Me too. Rubbish, isn’t it? Stop multitasking (you know it’s not…

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Episode 328 – Buy This, Not That with Sam Dogen

Episode 328 - Buy This, Not That with Sam Dogen

‘If you stay consistent, you grow your brand, you grow your message. I think sooner or later, something good will happen and you won’t be able to anticipate what it is.’ What story about money do you buy into? Sam Dogen, aka The Financial Samurai, wants you to rethink financial…

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Episode 327 – Rebuilding with Sara Tate

Episode 327 - Rebuilding with Sara Tate

“How often does anyone really start with a blank sheet of paper? Certainly not at my age, you know? You don’t, you start from where you are… we want to make the effort to rebuild something that we love and we’ve invested in, a business or a relationship, whatever it…

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Episode 325 – Change Makers with Katy Murray

Episode 325 - Change Makers with Katy Murray

“How do I discover my change making contribution, and how do I do that in a way so that I don’t fry myself in the process?” The balance between stepping up to make an impact in the world and stepping back where necessary to protect our own wellbeing and energy…

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Episode 324 – Energize with Simon Alexander Ong

Episode 324 - Energize with Simon Alexander Ong

‘The process of writing, the process of reflecting on where we are right now and what must happen for us to move forward towards where we want to be, this is a process of living with greater intention.’ What’s your most precious resource? Time? Money? Or is it, in fact,…

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Episode 323 – Exposure with Felicity Cowie

Episode 323 – Exposure with Felicity Cowie

Ever wondered how a journalist picks which expert to provide a quote on a story in your industry, or why a national paper runs a story on your competitor and not you?  Media relations might seem like a dark art, but when you understand what journalists are looking for, it’s…

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