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A podcast that travels the bumpy road to achieving your dreams and speaks to those who have successfully made the leap.
Have you ever wanted to quit your day job and follow your dream career? Cathrine Mahoney did it. It wasn't easy, but she gave up a cushy job as a celebrity publicist and decided to try and make it as an author. Spoiler alert she got the book deal and her first book is out in 2022 globally through Simon & Schuster.
Every week Cathrine speaks to a different person who has quit their jobs and followed their heart. From Hairdresser to Crime Scene Cleaner, to air hostess to funeral homes, the world of magazines to baby whispering, banker to teacher, music teacher to skin care guru, journalist to high class escort. Everyone has a great story to share. Now more than ever people are questioning what they do for work and are looking for ways to create their dream career. Take a listen to these inspiring stories from guests all over the world.
Contact Details:
If you have a great story or want to suggest someone you know as a potential guest please reach out to cath@rubyred.com.au
Host Cathrine Mahoney
@cathrinemahoney
@soiquitmydayjob
Debut book out in 2022 through Simon & Schuster

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    • 4.8 • 212 Ratings

A podcast that travels the bumpy road to achieving your dreams and speaks to those who have successfully made the leap.
Have you ever wanted to quit your day job and follow your dream career? Cathrine Mahoney did it. It wasn't easy, but she gave up a cushy job as a celebrity publicist and decided to try and make it as an author. Spoiler alert she got the book deal and her first book is out in 2022 globally through Simon & Schuster.
Every week Cathrine speaks to a different person who has quit their jobs and followed their heart. From Hairdresser to Crime Scene Cleaner, to air hostess to funeral homes, the world of magazines to baby whispering, banker to teacher, music teacher to skin care guru, journalist to high class escort. Everyone has a great story to share. Now more than ever people are questioning what they do for work and are looking for ways to create their dream career. Take a listen to these inspiring stories from guests all over the world.
Contact Details:
If you have a great story or want to suggest someone you know as a potential guest please reach out to cath@rubyred.com.au
Host Cathrine Mahoney
@cathrinemahoney
@soiquitmydayjob
Debut book out in 2022 through Simon & Schuster

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    Tanya Perilli - From Project Management to Women's International Luxury Brand Hire

    Tanya Perilli - From Project Management to Women's International Luxury Brand Hire

    Tanya Perilli is today's delicious guest and she has a fantastic story to share.Tanya grew up with a seamstress grandmother and mother in a small country town in far North Queensland, where there were more fabric stores than dress shops. Fashion was in the blood from an early age. Tanya excelled through her schooling years and was named captain of her High School in Year 12. Despite just missing out on an Architecture degree, she was offered a scholarship at the Queensland College of Art for a Fine Arts degree. Unsure of how she could sustain a life with a Fine Arts degree, with the help and advice of her parents Tanya decided on a different career path and proceeded to complete an Engineering & Construction Management degree at James Cook University. Her journey through the mainly male dominated construction world is a fascinating one and saw Tanya work around the world on some incredible projects, one very close to my heart, Marks & Spencers and their Food Halls! Family circumstances brought her back to Australia and eventually she circled back to her love of fashion and fabrics. She would find herself endlessly searching for something new to wear to the next event or dinner. Following a conversation with a friend in early 2019 she decided to do further research on the fashion rental platforms around the world like Rent the Runway and Armarium in the US, where she learnt about and fully understood the negative impact the fashion industry, and specifically the fast fashion sector, had on the environment. The more she investigated the fashion rental business model the more interested she became as there were so many aspects to consider. Tanya saw this as an opportunity to bring together her entrepreneurial spirit and instincts together with her engineering and project management training, experience, and know-how. Tanya found that although fashion rental in Australia was growing fast and furiously, there was no one offering high fashion on luxury loan. The Fashion Alta Moda business was borne.
    I was like a kid in a candy store looking through some of Tanya's incredible pieces you can follow her on instagram or take a look at the wonderful collection she has curated below. An amazing story and truly lovely lady. Enjoy!!https://www.fashionaltamoda.com.au/Instagram fashionaltamodax

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Sarah Andrews - Spatial Science to Stylist, Creator of the Iconic Captains Rest, Best-selling Author and Teacher

    Sarah Andrews - Spatial Science to Stylist, Creator of the Iconic Captains Rest, Best-selling Author and Teacher

    What a treat to kick off Season 3 with the magnificent Sarah Andrews! You will love listening along to Sarah’s story and no doubt one day her life will be turned into a Netflix movie…
     
    Sarah has an unusual background in design, having initially studied spatial sciences at university before working for a large engineering company in London. While successful in her professional life, she was ultimately unfulfilled, and went back to university to follow her passion – design. Almost immediately, she found strong links between her scientific studies and design and has used that knowledge to inform her work on designing interiors.
    A keen sailor, she found the dry land equivalent of a boat in Captains Rest, an unpretentious shack she renovated in a remote part of the Tasmanian west coast, which has gone on to be globally iconic. Since then, Sarah has styled and decorated a number of other houses and businesses for clients. She also runs her styling and hosting school internationally – this has produced an enormous number of successful students, whose work has appeared in many of the world’s best publications.
     
    The Hosting Masterclass— the leading school worldwide for Airbnb owners. Sarah’s latest course is Principles of Styling & Storytelling “It all begins now, here, with you and me. Maybe you want to create an iconic space? Build a business that becomes a cult favourite? Or turn your creative hobby into your life’s purpose? Whatever your destination, this class is your starting point.”
    Thousands of students around the world have enrolled in her classes and have achieved success beyond their wildest dreams, gracing covers of magazines the world over. Sarah’s masterclasses have achieved cult status globally with rave reviews, loyal followers, and industry support.
    Sarah’s book Principles of Style out now through Simon & Schuster available from all good bookstores and online
     
    In Principles of Style , Sarah Andrews presents her unique take on teaching design, drawing on her experience of working in the industry and as a teacher in her school, which has reached cult status around the world.
    Importantly, Principles of Style aims to be a timeless learning tool for readers, no matter their own personal style, with Sarah revealing many of the ideas, tips and skills she has accumulated along the way. She does this by examining some of her key projects and favourite rooms, as well as by focusing on her ten rules of styling, formulated both through hands-on experience and studies in the science of design. Sarah believes that everyone has the ability to create interiors that are right for them; in this inspiring and eminently practical book, she aims to demonstrate just how to do so.
    You can enrol for The Hosting Masterclass or Principles of Styling and Storytelling:
    https://principlesof.style/
    https://www.thehostingmasterclass.com/
    You can follow Sarah Andrews at:
    @thehostingmasterclass
    @sarahandrews.co
    @captainsrest

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Emma Isaacs - Founder and Global CEO of 'Business Chicks' on life, smooth peanut butter, Rick Astley and 'The New Hustle'

    Emma Isaacs - Founder and Global CEO of 'Business Chicks' on life, smooth peanut butter, Rick Astley and 'The New Hustle'

    As my book deadline looms (three weeks and counting yikes) the pod has been having a little rest, a mini break. But I got behind the mic late last week as I had the opportunity to chat with a lady who has been on my podcast guest bucket list – Emma Isaacs!! We chatted about her latest book ‘The New Hustle’ and so much more… even though she prefers smooth peanut butter you will love her! If you haven’t come across Emma or Business Chicks before check out how awesome they are below…
     
    Emma Isaacs is the Founder and Global CEO of Business Chicks. A business owner by the age of 18, property investor by 19, and self-made millionaire by 23, Emma Isaacs has entrepreneurship and achievement in her DNA. As founder of Business Chicks—a thriving global community that operates on two continents in eleven cities – her team produces more than 100 events annually, with past speakers including Sir Richard Branson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane von Furstenberg, Kate Hudson, and Arianna Huffington, among others. She’s also the author of bestselling book Winging It and a mother to six kids aged 12 and under. In 2020, Emma livestreamed the homebirth of her sixth child from her living room with tens of thousands of viewers tuning in to watch his peaceful arrival, and as a committed philanthropist has now raised more than $13million for various charities.
      
    www.businesschicks.com
    Instagram @emmaisaacs

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    • 46 min
    Steven Marks – Money Markets of Wall Street to Mexican Success Guzman y Gomez

    Steven Marks – Money Markets of Wall Street to Mexican Success Guzman y Gomez

    Totally loved my natter with Steven Marks. Would have probably loved it even more in person with samples from the Guzman y Gomez menu I won’t lie… but sadly this ep was recorded during a lockdown. Steven has called Australia home now for quite a few years but as his accent might hint at, he is from the USA. A fantastic story from his early days hustling in Long Island, to uni and then his first job in the money markets on Wall St (straight out of a TV show). After a dalliance with a job in the UK Steven landed in Sydney with more than one business idea… but the one that stuck was Guzman y Gomez an incredibly successful Mexican chain with almost 160 restaurants in Australia, Singapore, Tokyo, and the USA. He tells his story with so much passion and a funny story or two (including one about pulled pork) you’ll be hard pressed not to feel inspired. He wasn’t sure what a ‘Hall Pass’ was but when pushed he came up with the goods and a great choice! I hope you enjoy the pod and bring on 'Taco Tuesday'.x
    www.guzmanygomez.com.au
    Instagram @guzmanygomez


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    • 57 min
    Maz Compton - Glorious human, Radio Star, Writer and Wellness Coach

    Maz Compton - Glorious human, Radio Star, Writer and Wellness Coach

    Maz Compton what a glorious guest! And what a magnificent story of manifesting your dreams and packing 26 hours a day this lady has to share.
    From MTV VJ, to radio breakfast host, to wellness coach and author. We talk about everything from dolphin training, Janet Jackson’s back-up dancer, hanging out with girl crushes (in Maz case Sandra Bullock), stepping away from booze and packing a lot of life into life. A cracking episode – a perfect tonic for your lockdown listening and replacement for your gin during Dry July.
    For more Maz (always room for more) check out www.thesocialrebellion.com

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    • 1 hr
    Casey Beros – Health journo, stealth health guide author and lover of breaking out the occasional ‘worm’

    Casey Beros – Health journo, stealth health guide author and lover of breaking out the occasional ‘worm’

    I loved nattering to Casey. A health journo who has spent the past 15 years asking questions of our brightest minds on ways to live a happier, healthy life. A wife, mum, appears on TV and hosts podcasts and events and still occasionally eats chips for dinner!
     
    ‘The Bad Girl's Guide to Better’ is Casey’s first book - a stealth help guide (a guide she wished she had in her youth, that breaks it down in a relatable way) to getting your act together, embracing the mistakes you made, and literally becoming and being the best version of yourself. There are some ace testimonials from the likes of Natalie Imbruglia, Jess Marais and Turia Pitt.
     
    The book is broken down into 16 lessons including:
    Be Kind to your Body - it’s the only one you have
    Reign in the Drinking - alcohol makes you do stupid things
    Being Good in Bed is Easy - but loving sex is hard 
    Know that Things will Go Wrong - embrace the darkness of the bad times
     
    ‘The Bad Girl's Guide to Better’ is out now! Instagram @caseyberos

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    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
212 Ratings

212 Ratings

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I laughed out loud quite a few times in this podcast. It was very funny and like listening in on 2 girlfriends having a chat.

Greatest thing every to play ,

Amanda Keller

Gosh! What an outstanding podcast, I had lots of chuckles along the way! Such a fun, lighthearted and wonderful podcast! Well done 👏👏👏

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Amanda Keller

Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic!
Catherine you are awesome doing podcasts.....keep them coming.......

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