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WHAT FLOATS YOUR BOAT?
We dig deep into people’s dreams, passions and desires in an effort get to the bottom of that age old question; a question that has initiated a world-wide phenomenon known as the Self-help industry.

On Float your Boat you will hear real people sharing their phenomenal stories of tragedy and success and back again. We interview the well known and the not so well known.

Anyone with a great story really!

Your hosts George Sabados and Brett Pattinson use their uniquely laid back, candid and humorous approach to try and answer that big question – “What truly makes you happy?”

So hop on board and strap yourself in and find out what it takes to Float your Boat.

FLOAT YOUR BOAT Brett Pattinson & George Sabados "what Floats Your Boat"

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 39 Ratings

WHAT FLOATS YOUR BOAT?
We dig deep into people’s dreams, passions and desires in an effort get to the bottom of that age old question; a question that has initiated a world-wide phenomenon known as the Self-help industry.

On Float your Boat you will hear real people sharing their phenomenal stories of tragedy and success and back again. We interview the well known and the not so well known.

Anyone with a great story really!

Your hosts George Sabados and Brett Pattinson use their uniquely laid back, candid and humorous approach to try and answer that big question – “What truly makes you happy?”

So hop on board and strap yourself in and find out what it takes to Float your Boat.

    Season 6 – Episode 014 - From Copper to Crime writer - Duncan McNab - Writer

    Season 6 – Episode 014 - From Copper to Crime writer - Duncan McNab - Writer

    Duncan McNab is an award-winning and bestselling investigative journalist, television producer/documentary maker and author of 11 books sold in Australia, UK and North America including the best selling Dead Man Running (Allen & Unwin 2007; Atlantic Books UK 2010), Roger Rogerson (Hachette 2016), and the 2017 Ned Kelly Award winner Getting Away With Murder (Random House 2017. He was the supervising producer of and appeared in the 7 Network’s blockbuster true-crime series Murder Uncovered (winner of the 2017 Kennedy Award and Clarion Award for best long-form documentary), 9 Network’s Murder Lies and Alibis and as a consultant to numerous productions. He also works as a media adviser specializing in crisis/issues management and In a former life, Duncan was a detective in the NSW Police a private investigator in the corporate world and major criminal defence.

    • 1 hr
    Season 6 – Episode 013 - Dobbers Wear Nappies - Charlie Staunton - Author & Rascal

    Season 6 – Episode 013 - Dobbers Wear Nappies - Charlie Staunton - Author & Rascal

    Born in a London taxi in 1958, Charles Staunton emigrated to Sydney with his family in 1965. He joined NSW Police in 1978 but was drummed out in 1987 after refusing to 'grass' on colleagues. Charles built a career as a private investigator and Mr Fix-It in Sydney and then a globetrotting money smuggler for the Pacific Mariner Cartel. In 1997 in Montreal Charles was arrested by the DEA for trafficking 25 tonnes of hashish worth over one billion dollars. He served three and a half years in a supermax prison before moving to London. He has two sons, four grandchildren and lives in London.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Season 6 – Episode 012 - Speakola - Tony Wilson - Writer, Speak and Larrakin

    Season 6 – Episode 012 - Speakola - Tony Wilson - Writer, Speak and Larrakin

    Tony Wilson has had a successful and varied creative career.

    He’s written twenty books for children, ranging from bestselling picture books like The Cow Tripped Ove the Moon and Hickory Dickory Dash, to middle-grade titles such as The Selwood Boy and A Boy Called Bob, to books for adults, including his most recent, a sports history on a footballing epic, ‘1989: The Great Grand Final’. http://tonywilson.com.au/1989-the-great-grand-final-signed-copies
    He’s written memoir, non fiction, fiction, and rhymes for kids.

    He’s written animations for children (Kitty is Not a Cat) and co-produced and directed a feature-length sports history documentary (‘The Galahs’)

    He’s penned magazine features, ads for the AFL and speeches for CEOs and politicians.

    His love for speeches encouraged him to embark upon his Speakola project (https://speakola.com/#/sport/), a website and podcast dedicated to great speeches, both famous and otherwise. On Richard Fidler’s Conversations show, Tony told the story of how he became ‘The Speech Collector’. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/conversations/tony-wilson/12191158 His Speakola site now has more than 2000 speeches and attracts more than 1.3 million hits per year.

    His break into the media came through the ABC travel documentary show, Race Around the World’, which he won in 1998. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5O1LvWhUMc

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Season 6 – Episode 011 - From Byron to Uganda & Back Again - Symmone Gordon - Clairvoyant

    Season 6 – Episode 011 - From Byron to Uganda & Back Again - Symmone Gordon - Clairvoyant

    Symmone’s gift is as a clairvoyant combining her skills as a counsellor and psychological astrologer to identify what beliefs are pressing pause on dreams, what unique evolutionary cycles are being activated and guiding the transformational process from an inner and outer level.
    She’s been an entrepreneur all her life, creating several businesses from the ground up across several industries, before taking on the incredible opportunity to work with the Cotton On Foundation and the University of Atlanta in food and water security, community development and other key humanitarian and sustainability projects. She’s has travelled the world learning about spiritual principals and energy from well-respected monks, nuns, shamans, healers and spiritual teachers
    to unlock a person’s potential and learn about herself.
    She now delivers a unique blend of intuitive guidance and spiritual teachings seamlessly blending it with a hands-on practical advice and strategic ideas to help women create a soul centred roadmap - moving from limited to limitless, their way.

    • 43 min
    Season 6 – Episode 010 - Giggles with the Red Wiggle - Murray Cook - Musician

    Season 6 – Episode 010 - Giggles with the Red Wiggle - Murray Cook - Musician

    Murray James Cook, AM (born 30 June 1960) is an Australian vocalist, songwriter, musician, guitarist and actor. He is best known as one of the founding members of the children's band The Wiggles. Cook was also a regular guest on the Australian TV show Spicks and Specks, with his good friend, host Adam Hills.
    Cook was born in Cowra, New South Wales. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia on 26 January 2010 for service to the arts, particularly children's entertainment, and to the community as a benefactor and supporter of a range of charities. After his retirement from The Wiggles, Cook continued to be heavily involved in the Sydney music scene; in addition to playing for Bang Shang A Lang and Marlene Cummins, he was the guitarist for Luke Russell and The Proposition and was involved in the production of the play Sons of Sun, which was about American music producer Sam Phillips, and regularly played in pubs to small audiences. "The other thing I find really rewarding," he stated, "is when guys like one of the members from Regular John will come up to you and say that The Wiggles were the first band they got into".

    • 55 min
    Season 6 – Episode 009 - Mermaid to Super Hero - Julie Mason - Linkedin Expert

    Season 6 – Episode 009 - Mermaid to Super Hero - Julie Mason - Linkedin Expert

    Julie Mason is regarded as one of the top 25 LinkedIn Experts worldwide by her peers, has been featured on the cover of Social Media Success Magazine Australia, and is the LinkedIn Tutor for the University Of Sydney and Recruiter.com (one of the largest job websites in the world). Julie is an in-demand speaker and founder and creator of Linked Sales Formula - one of the most comprehensive and supportive LinkedIn training programs for businesses in the world today.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Gergana W ,

This podcast rocks

Thanks so much for bringing this content forward it’s super inspiring and a great learning for me!

Bexstasy ,

Great interview!

Loved kitty debt angels.

TaRaMe ,

One of the BEST interviews I’ve had!

Being a part of Float Your Boat with Brett and George was a fun, informative and welcoming experience. Having explored previous episodes and now understanding how much these guys truly are interested and care about their guests, it’s no wonder that Float Your Boat is as successful as it is! Just 2 brilliant guys chatting with real people about their journey to success.

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