These are the inspiring stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary stuff...
How do you do?
Your hosts Nik Devidas and Blake Collins interview some of the world's most inspiring Doers, from sporting heroes, to entertainers and artists, best selling authors, entrepreneurs, experts in business and unpack how these amazing people do what they do.
The Doers explain how they lean into discomfort, deal with failure and setbacks, conquer the dreaded Imposter Syndrome and put their heads down to do what it takes to live with passion and purpose.
After a listen you will come away feeling inspired and armed with some practical tips and advice on how to tick off some of the stuff on your "To Do" list.
How do you do?
Ep 50: Dean Karnazes: the Ultramarathon Man
Dean's Dad calls him the Ultramarathon Man and its an apt description. Dean is a runner, an author and has been named in Time Magazine's top 100 most influential people. When Dean runs, he goes long....really, really long. Think 50 marathons in 50 days, 350 miles in 80 hours without any sleep....and there are so many more amazing human feats.
In this episode Dean takes us on his grand running adventures of intrepid outward exploration of the world's landscape & how his running is an inward journey of self.
Get your runners on and have a listen to Dean....its a thigh burner.
Ep 49: Stella Smith: CEO of Crime Stoppers
In this episode we talk to Stella Smith the CEO of Crime Stoppers Victoria, Director of the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) and ambassador for Change Our Game.
It's human to want to be part of a village, a community, where we feel safe, understood & where we can thrive. Stella talks to us about her passion for creating & impacting communities that deliver great outcomes for people. You will hear all about the way she leads with her heart and uses her commercial head to make stuff happen.
If you want to make an impact in your community, have a listen, there is a lot to learn from Stella.
Ep 48: Lael Stone: Parenting Educator
Lael Stone works for the kids! She helps parents, educators and adults understand kids better.
In this episode Lael provides great advice and insight into how we deal with our kids' big emotions and how we can manage screen time. She gives us guidance into the sex education and consent discussions and how do we help our kids sleep well.
Lael is an author, public speaker, therapist and in her spare time, a co creator of a primary school.
This one is a must for all parents! You will love everything the inspiring, passionate and purpose filled Lael Stone has to say.
Ep 47 (Part A): Scott Pickett: Chef, author & television presenter
In this episode we talk to award winning Chef, author & television presenter Scott Pickett.
For entree you will hear a delightful recount of what it takes to build an esteemed career and create some of Melbourne's best restaurants. There are buttery bombs of experience & wisdom, mixed with robust, crisp & flavourful authenticity.
The main course will transport you. We discover all of the ingredients that make Scott up, from his early years in Adelaide where he found his people and his place, to where he is today with his string of premium restaurants.
And to finish off, Scott's dessert will inspire you. It's rich, real and innovative and leaves you wanting more.
Take a seat and enjoy the many flavours of Scotts story....
Ep 47 (Part B): Scott Pickett: Chef, author & television presenter
This is Part B of our interview with Scott Pickett - make sure you check out Part A first!
Ep 46 (Part A): Ricky Johnstone: Executive Director Cancer Research at Peter Mac
In this episode we talk to Professor Ricky Johnstone, the Executive Director Cancer Research at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Ricky grew up in the blue collar suburb of Preston, Melbourne. He lost his father at 10 years of age and his school was labelled "the school of despair".
But Ricky's story is not made up of it's not fair and woe is me. He has a mother that led by example and instilled work ethic and care, was surrounded by a community that had his back and found mates that propelled him forward and lifted him up.
Ricky is an optimistic, smart, real and humble. He inspires those around him and has had an incredible impact through his work at Peter Mac.
Have a listen to Ricky, he will inspire you.
Loving The Do-Landers! I got onto this podcast as a link to your first episode guest who I wanted to learn more about through cycling. I really love the broad range of guests, life experiences and topics.
Very inspiring people and hosts have a great style and banter with each other.
Great hearing the backgrounds of these inspiring people, their stories & experiences.
Nicely paced and a touch of humour with Nick & Blake - you all sound good 1.5x as well!
Really enjoyed being on the Podcast and love the theme of the series!