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The purpose of different kind of genius is to celebrate other peoples kinds of genius in a positive way. Dropping weekly, with a whole bunch of dkOG's.

The Different Kind Of Genius Podcast DifferentKindOfGenius

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 20 Ratings

The purpose of different kind of genius is to celebrate other peoples kinds of genius in a positive way. Dropping weekly, with a whole bunch of dkOG's.

    Covad Cafe. Ft. The BL twins - dkOG - EP45

    Covad Cafe. Ft. The BL twins - dkOG - EP45

    Different Kind Of Genius - Episode 45, Covad Cafe. Ft. The BL Twins Hosted by André Kufé. 


    On the forty-fifth episode we have Sam and Josh Bromley-Lynch the creators of Covad Cafe. The purpose of Covad Cafe was to re-create social connection during the isolation period. They do this by sharing a coffee (or any beverage) with their virtual customers most mornings, as well providing good music, good vibes and some 10/10 dance moves. 


     


    Me and the boys discuss:


    The importance of creating social connection (15:50), How the Covad Cafe saved the boys during this isolation period (19:45). What life is like being twins (22:40) and how the world works in weird ways (34:10). Dre also share's his difficulties during this period (40:05). Lastly we chat about why it is important not to live the life somebody else has told you to live (59:30) and much more. 


     


    Big shout out to Griffin Burger, The Streets Barbershop, Dont Poke The Bear, Idle Hands and Kebab G for sponsoring dkOG.


     


     

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Inspire The Uninspired. Ft. Q - dkOG - EP44

    Inspire The Uninspired. Ft. Q - dkOG - EP44

    Different Kind Of Genius - Episode 44, Inspire The Uninspired. Ft. Quentin Walker. Hosted by André Kufé. 


    On the forty-fourth episode we have Quentin Walker, more commonly known as Q. Q has moved from America to Australia in pursuit of his basketball career. He now works as in real estate as a land developer and on his brand 'Walk With Me' where the purpose is to inspire the uninspired. 


    We discuss: The lessons people teach you (5:08), How private school sets you up to function in life properly (20:10), Missing the homies (41:30), How we thought our purpose was to be an athlete (67:15), Q tells the story of how his brother was killed by a police officer (75:50), We then discuss Racism in Australia (89:10) and finally the importance of being a leader (117:00). 


    Big shout out to Griffin Burger, The Streets Barbershop, Dont Poke The Bear, Idle Hands and Kebab G for sponsoring dkOG.


     


     

    • 2 hrs 2 min
    Timing Is Everything. Ft. Charlton Butt - dkOG - EP43

    Timing Is Everything. Ft. Charlton Butt - dkOG - EP43

    Please note: This video was recorded before the isolation period began. 


    Different Kind Of Genius - Episode 43, Timing Is Everything. Ft. Charlton Butt. Hosted by André Kufé. 


    On the forty-third episode we have Charlton Butt. Charlton grew up in Bacchus Marsh, Charlton works as a strength and conditioning coach at Royal Fitness Bacchus Marsh. Since the age of 16, Charlton has always aspired to be an American Football punter. He teamed up with an organisation called ‘ProKick’ that helps Australians get scholarships to go and play American football for an American College. Charlton has only been training to play American football for a year, but has been fortunate enough to receive a 4 year scholarship to College in Las Vegas Nevada as a punter! His Scholarship will also allow him to get a degree in Psychology as well. Charlton hopes this will allow him to continue being a mental health advocate for young men! 


    The purpose of dkOG is to inspire others and celebrate people living their purpose by following their passions. 


    Dropping weekly, with a whole bunch of dkOG's

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Be The Change You Want To See. Ft. Luke Anderson - dkOG - EP42

    Be The Change You Want To See. Ft. Luke Anderson - dkOG - EP42

    Different Kind Of Genius - Episode 42, Be The Change You Want To See. Ft. Luke Anderson. Hosted by André Kufé. 


    On the forty-second episode we have Luke Anderson. Luke is a man who has a goal of uplifting his community. Luke has pushed the boundaries and suffered the consequences! Luke found himself in a situation where he spent 3 years in jail. Now almost a year later and he has completely spun his life around. Luke during the day works as an electrician, for his electrical company that he is part owner in. Luke also does public speaking and plays football for the South Barwon Football club. Luke already has a lot on his plate but that hasn’t stopped him from pursing his passion and creating a social enterprise company. Which means he will donate 50% of his profits back into the community! 


    Luke shares with his journey; 


    Luke starts off by explaining what a social enterprise is (2:47). Luke gives us some examples on how he was able to stop falling back into bad habits (6:27). Luke shares with us how he was able to reconnect with his feelings (10:17) and informs us on the importance of having a why (12:52). Luke discusses why it is important to teach emotional regulation to the youth (22:57). He then goes on highlighting the importance of stopping to appreciate the little things that life has to offer (27:27). Luke also provides us with some examples of positive psychology (35:07) and lastly, how we need to help out those who have spent time in prison to prevent them from re-offending (43:37). 


    The purpose of dkOG is to inspire others and celebrate people living their purpose by following their passions. 


    Dropping weekly, with a whole bunch of dkOG's

    • 50 min
    A Universal Sound. Ft. Tim Thorpe (The Local Frequency) - dkOG - EP41

    A Universal Sound. Ft. Tim Thorpe (The Local Frequency) - dkOG - EP41

    Different Kind Of Genius - Episode 41, A Universal Sound. Ft. Tim Thorpe (The Local Frequency), Hosted by André Kufé. 


    On the forty-first episode we have Tim Thorpe, who is the founder of an online publication called ‘The Local Frequency’. Tim a young man from Melbourne, he developed the platform for up and coming local artists from Melbourne, but his idea is now spreading throughout the rest of Victoria and Australia. Tim has his master’s in journalism and birthed his publication from an assignment he had to complete for university. Where the goal was to write up about something, he was passionate about. This created a simple goal and allowed him to write about all the good music from Melbourne’s hip hop scene. Fast-forward a few years, Now the Local Frequency provides features, premiers and exclusive interviews with artists in Australia. The publications purpose is to provide a platform to showcase Australian hip-hop, while pushing culture to redefine what Australian hip-hop is.  


    Tim takes us through it what it is like to run a publication;


    Tim starts us off by explaining what an online publication is (2:04), he then elaborates on how he was able to start The Local Frequency (5:50). We discuss the new job opportunities that are created in an emerging hip-hop scene (12:10) and how they focus on skills we indirectly learned from school (15:30). Tim talks about hip hop politics where we discuss artists using American Accents (21:50) and how artists are held to no standard meaning they have the ability to create whatever they choose (25:25). Tim breaks down the future of traditional media and how online medias could impact it (36:00). Lastly, Tim believes it is important to remind yourself of what makes you happy because it is likely to change (52:08). 


    The purpose of dkOG is to inspire others and celebrate people living their purpose by following their passions. 


    Dropping weekly, with a whole bunch of dkOG's.


     

    • 55 min
    Detachment. Ft. Jake Putan - dkOG - EP40

    Detachment. Ft. Jake Putan - dkOG - EP40

    Different Kind Of Genius - Episode 40, Detachment. Ft. Jake Putan, Hosted by André Kufé.  


    On the fortieth episode we have Jake Putan. Jake is a young man from Sydney who is a professional barber and an out of the box thinker. However, these days he only chooses to cut hair sometimes, which makes sense considering he started cutting hair at the age of 16. Jake has embarked on a new journey where he has stepped away from following trends and has started questioning himself as to what he was really doing with his life. This has led to Jake travelling the world as a barber in a hope to find and create more meaningful connections. In doing so Jake has discovered that his biggest passion is emerging himself in culture and learning from others, which has brought him all the way to Geelong for a short period of time and we were lucky enough to have him come and share his story.   


    Jake shares with us everything he has discovered so far;   


    Jake starts us off with how he was able to find his purpose (5:47) and through utilising breath work he was able to overcome some of his life struggles (7:40). Jake shares with us the importance of fulfilling your heart and not your pocket (11:57). Jake goes on to tells us about why he quit his job in a search of freedom (16:17). He explains how you give what you get, and you get what you give (25:17). Finally, Jake tells us how he was able to master the art of rest (47:10). 


     


    The purpose of dkOG is to inspire others and celebrate people living their purpose by following their passions. 


    Dropping weekly, with a whole bunch of dkOG's.

    • 57 min

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