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iyarn yarns captures the stories of community leaders over their personal and professional journeys. iyarn helps unpack how these leaders, from all walks of life, connect in with themselves and others, to be the best people they can.

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iyarn yarns captures the stories of community leaders over their personal and professional journeys. iyarn helps unpack how these leaders, from all walks of life, connect in with themselves and others, to be the best people they can.

    #20 Joris Cuesta - The Plateau Hacker - Thought Leader

    #20 Joris Cuesta - The Plateau Hacker - Thought Leader

    Joris Cuesta is referred to as the Plateau Hacker

    • 41 min
    #19 Tommaso D'Orsogna - Olympic Medalist, 8 X Australian Senior Swimming team member, final year medical Student

    #19 Tommaso D'Orsogna - Olympic Medalist, 8 X Australian Senior Swimming team member, final year medical Student

    Tommaso D'Orsogna is an Australian swimmer and Olympic medallist from Perth, WA. He spent 8 years on the Australian swim team, competing at four World Championships, four World Short Course Championships, two Pan Pacific Championships, two Commonwealth Games and an Olympic Games in 2012. He spent nearly five years at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra moulding himself physically and mentally for peak performance. Whilst aspiring and achieving his dreams in the pool, outside of it, Tommaso has also pursued his dream of being a doctor. Now a final year medical student at Notre Dame University, Tommaso is still actively involved in swimming, not just as an athlete. He is also a Director on the Board of Swimming WA and a part of their High-Performance committee. He is passionate about developing and encouraging future champions both in and out of the pool.


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    • 43 min
    #18: Nick Hudson - The Push Up Challenge Founder, taking his challenge viral with 55 million ways to raise mental health awareness

    #18: Nick Hudson - The Push Up Challenge Founder, taking his challenge viral with 55 million ways to raise mental health awareness

    Nick is the founder of The Push-Up Challenge and is known for his decisive and personable leadership style and his track record of motivating teams, workplaces and communities to deliver results.

    Building The Push-Up Challenge from its humble origins, Nick has led the event to attract around 50,000 participants and raise $2.5M for mental health in 2019. He has significant experience in organisational strategy, project delivery and public speaking across a number of industries.

    Nick is involved in various community groups including his local surf life saving club where he has received multiple service awards including club person of the year.

    Nick is driven by his motto of ‘bring people together for better’ and achieves this using a community heart and an analytical head. 


    This year's Push Up Challenge could push over 100,000 members, its not too late to join here:


    https://www.thepushupchallenge.com.au/


    https://www.facebook.com/pushforbetter


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    • 33 min
    #17: Josh Fergus, Musician, Educator, Surfer & Rites of Passage facilitator talking about alternative education and becoming a Man

    #17: Josh Fergus, Musician, Educator, Surfer & Rites of Passage facilitator talking about alternative education and becoming a Man

    Josh Fergus (BSc Anthropology/Psych, Post Grad Education) is a teacher, musician, surfer, and meditator. With interests stemming from breath work to psychology, Steiner education, permaculture and alternative approaches to living, Josh lives from the heart and has been steering his many life skills and experiences in more recent times towards rites of passage work. He hails from Western Australia, spent years living and playing music in Sydney, and now resides in Port Macquarie, NSW working as a mentor to Indigenous boys in high school. 
     
    Ferg’s favourite quote is; “We don’t see things as they are; we see them as we are.” (Anaïs Nin)
     

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    • 36 min
    #16; Troy Douglas; Nexba CEO and Co-Founder CEO, growing the countries largest naturally sugar free food and beverage business, managing COVID & growing up

    #16; Troy Douglas; Nexba CEO and Co-Founder CEO, growing the countries largest naturally sugar free food and beverage business, managing COVID & growing up

    Troy co-founded Nexba with friend Drew Bilbe in 2011. For Nexba's CEO-Global, his favourite thing is turning creative ideas into sustainable businesses. Troy’s experience as a marketing executive and paralegal inspired his interest in strategic brand management. He oversees everything connected with the strategic global expansion of Nexba.


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    • 38 min
    #15; Jamie Clough - Entrepreneurial journey and his story with, Honey for Life, the art of making honey in Western Australia

    #15; Jamie Clough - Entrepreneurial journey and his story with, Honey for Life, the art of making honey in Western Australia

    Jamie Clough is an inspirational entrepreneur. Onto his second business, in honey! He houses 60 million bees in Western Australia and he has a great vision for his business.


    https://www.honeyforlife.com.au/


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    • 33 min

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A great podcast

Many great interviews here that have opened my mind to some very interesting concepts and businesses today. I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a short yet invigorating podcast experience.

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