A weekly podcast series asking newsworthy experts and leaders the tricky questions about the politics of everything that matters to mankind in the 21st century. Host Amber Daines is a former journalist turned media trainer, speaker, and author who is also devoted to raising her young family.
The Politics of Buyer’s Agents - Michelle Tucker and Linda Johnson
Buying property is expensive especially in Australia's biggest cities and regional areas now surging too (thanks Covid), with purchasers paying stamp duty, conveyancing, and legal fees, not to mention the huge deposit required.
The Politics of Disaster Responses - Alison Covington
A disaster brings out the best and at times, the worst in everyday ordinary people. Rarely is it something less polarizing. Thinking of devastating bush fires, major floods, or terrorist attacks and the raw, media images of what disaster looks like -- and the days that follow -- are pretty confronting for many people, let alone those experiencing the incident firsthand.
The Politics of Burnout - Wendy Nash
Today, I am chatting to Wendy Nash, a Meditation and Wellbeing Accountability Coach. Her company name says it all: Kindly Cut the Crap.
The Politics of Taking Risks - Daisy Turnbull
Daisy Turnbull is the Director of Wellbeing at an independent girls’ school in Sydney (in fact my own alma mater), where she has also been a teacher for eight years. She has taught across school systems including some time at a behavioral school, working with students from diverse backgrounds. Before going into teaching Daisy worked in interactive advertising as a producer and in strategy roles tapping into demographic changes and running nationwide qualitative surveys.
The Politics of Organic Produce - Paul Da Silva
The rise of organic food has been steady over the past 20 years and is very much part of many consumer's food buying decision process. Paddock to plate is an in-demand thing too. One of Australia’s best-known organic meat success stories is Cleaver’s Organic meats. Starting from a humble suburban butcher’s store in Sydney, Cleaver’s products are now stocked in supermarkets across Australia.
The Politics of Freelancing - Alexandra Cain
Freelance writing is a pipe dream for many burnt-out staff reporters, hobby writers, and anyone who wants to achieve work-life balance on their own terms. Alexandra Cain or Ali as most of her clients and peers call her has spent 20 years building and sustaining a successful freelance business writing career.
Interesting and informative
Amber interviews a terrific array of people with interesting backgrounds and stories. All are committed to making a difference.
Practical and Relatable Podcast Topics
High calibre of guests and such a broad range of topics, but so many Universal Truths shared - Amber asks really insightful questions that gives the listener access to so much wisdom and knowledge.
Thought provoking podcast
Amber Daines brings her investigative, thoughtful questions to a great range of topics in this podcast. Information is accessible and there are easy takeaways: this was my first podcast and I still love listening.