65 episodes

In this series, Luke Darcy is joined by iconic leaders to unpack learnings and life lessons from these game changers in their chosen field, whether it’s sports, art, business or education.

We’ll break down the fundamentals of the new style of leadership, such as collaboration, integrity and innovation, through the stories of these iconic leaders.

So start your leadership journey today, download the free LiSTNR app for more episodes.

Empowering Leaders LiSTNR

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 39 Ratings

In this series, Luke Darcy is joined by iconic leaders to unpack learnings and life lessons from these game changers in their chosen field, whether it’s sports, art, business or education.

We’ll break down the fundamentals of the new style of leadership, such as collaboration, integrity and innovation, through the stories of these iconic leaders.

So start your leadership journey today, download the free LiSTNR app for more episodes.

    Sal Gordon - A different type of education

    Sal Gordon - A different type of education

    How is education changing in this modern, ever changing eco-system? Are we diversifying our learning experiences enough, and are we supporting our kids in challenging their way of learning? 

    Sal Gordon, the Head of Teaching and Learning at the Green School in Bali sits down with Darc for a very special episode of Empowering Leaders. 

    Recording at the Sukhavati Bali retreat, hear Sal unpack his methods of teaching and how they apply to Western education, and more traditional ways of learning. 

    https://www.sukhavatibali.com/

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    • 51 min
    Dr John Tickell - Living a longer life

    Dr John Tickell - Living a longer life

    A remarkable Australian medical doctor who has spent several decades travelling the world, studying health and spreading the knowledge of some of the world’s longest living people. 

    Hear how Dr John Tickell has gone about his work over the last five decades, and how he's continuing to stay active and help others do the same, as he sits down in studio with host Luke Darcy.

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Lydia Lassila - 5x Olympian

    Lydia Lassila - 5x Olympian

    How do you become a champion, whilst taking care of yourself, your family and your future?

    Join Luke Darcy, as he talks to one of Australia's great sports people. Lydia has been a mainstay of Australian sport for two decades, and after winning Gold at the 2010 Olympics, became a legend. 

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Fergus Watts - CEO of the Reach Foundation

    Fergus Watts - CEO of the Reach Foundation

    Former AFL footballer turned entrepreneur. The late great Jim Stynes, who was the co-founder of Reach came to Fergus’ school and led a program that had an immense impact on him and led him to pursue a career that would see him do immense good. 

    Reach is a foundation that helps support over 40,000 kids a year. Their aim is to create generations of confident, self-aware, passionate young people who can shape the world to be a better place.

    Unpack it all with Luke Darcy, and hear how Fergus moved through entrepreneurship, after a career in the AFL. 

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ben Northey - A symphony of curiosity

    Ben Northey - A symphony of curiosity

    2x ARIA award winner, principal conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra,  and the go to collaborator for Nick Cave, Ben Folds and more. Benjamin Northey has spent much of his life striving for musical perfection, but as his journey has grown more and more complex, he's found it's best to not strive for perfection, but to always be asking how he can be better. 

    Join Luke Darcy as he sits down with Ben in studio to discuss his life of curiosity and his career of collaborating with the likes of Nick Cave, Ben Folds, Archie Roach, Missy Higgins and more. 

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Turia Pitt - No excuses

    Turia Pitt - No excuses

    Whilst competing in an ultra-marathon in 2011, a devastating grass-fire changed the life of Turia Pitt forever. Turia suffered full thickness burns to 65 percent of my body, lost seven fingers, had over 200 medical procedures and spent two gruelling years in recovery. But now, over 10 years later, Turia is considered one of Australia's most inspirational people. 

    Since then, she has has written three best-selling books, coached over 40,000 people, shared a stage with Tony Robbins, competed in the Ironman World Championships, sailed a boat around French Polynesia, and walked the Kokoda Trek.

    Turia is in her home studio on the north coast of NSW as she chats to Luke about her incredible achievements, her work during the pandemic and parenting lessons she's recently learned. 

    Want to hear more of Turia? Check out her podcast here:

    https://link.chtbl.com/cdMuTlyP

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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

NerfRaff ,

Incredible insights!

This podcast has given me and my teams so many great insights and nuggets to lean on. Listening to people with diverse backgrounds and valuable experience has been incredible in building new ways to connect with my family, my teams and overall environment. Such great questions and great guests! Keep ‘Em coming!

Sarah WF ,

Luke brings out the best in his guests

I really enjoy listening to Luke’s interviews with leaders and often share them within my network. Luke asks insightful questions, directs the podcast well to bring out the best in his guest's interviews and leaves me thinking. I work with senior leaders in my business and this podcast always gives me something useful for my own work.

SBuzz78Aus ,

Brilliant spread of guest

What a brilliant podcast which has a wide range of guests, that share their stories of the journey to success.

Not everything goes to plan along the way

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