International speaker, author, and world traveler Paul de Burger brings you a podcast about motivation, people, and the will to live life on your terms. Each episode will feature long-form interviews with fascinating guests including musicians, entrepreneurs, business leaders, authors, travelers, athletes, doctors, photographers, and others from all walks of life. Paul is known for upbeat, energetic presentations with a healthy dose of reality, and the podcast will follow this pattern. His sense of humor is an acquired taste but he makes no apologies for that. So kick back, relax, and enjoy the show!
S03 E05: Fiona Steil-Antoni on a Life in Chess
Fiona Steil-Antoni, Women’s International Master (WIM) and popular Twitch streamer, joined me on Step Up! to talk about her brilliant career in chess. Fiona has competed for Luxembourg on the world stage since she was eleven years old, battling it out with the world’s best at many of the chess world’s most prestigious international tournaments. […]
S03 E04: Tara Weir on Solo Cycling the Globe
It was a huge pleasure to connect with adventure cyclist Tara Weir to talk about exploring the globe on two wheels. Tara has cycled more than 37,000 kilometres in twenty different countries. She’s a solo adventurer, known for tackling challenging routes with no support cars or guides – just a bike and an unrelenting will […]
S03 E03: Tetsuji Nakamura On Life and Lessons Learned in the Martial Arts
I sat down with Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura to discuss his life studying and teaching goju ryu karate. As the World Chief Instructor for the IOGKF, Sensei Nakamura is one of the most sought-after karate instructors in the world. We talked about his beginnings in Osaka, moving to Okinawa to train with Aragaki Sensei, lessons learned […]
Step Up – S03 Ep02 – Aleksandra Wozniak on a Career in Professional Tennis, Peak Performance, and New Beginnings
I connected with Canadian tennis star Aleksandra Wozniak to discuss her amazing career in the WTA. We talked about growing up in Blainville, her early days on tour, and her dreams to compete on the world’s biggest tennis stages. We also touched on achieving peak performance, the thrill of representing Canada on the world stage, […]
S3 E01: Angeline V. Teo on Life & Leadership in Challenging Times
I connected with Angeline V. Teo in Singapore to talk about staying positively active and motivated during the COVID-19 pandemic; we also touched on the power of mentorship, the importance of always moving forward, and Singapore’s incredible food scene. During challenging times it’s critical to have the right attitude and real tools to help you […]
S2 E05: Fareen Samji on Smashing the Grass Ceiling
I had a fantastic time meeting with Fareen Samji to discuss her journey to becoming a world class golfer, 5-time Canadian Long Drive champion, and entrepreneur. We discussed the power of creating connections, the trials and tribulations of life on tour, why it’s important to take risks, and we apologized (again) for the behaviour of […]
Enjoyed the show!
It was great to listen to Paul interview Sue London. The story of her near death experience and how it affected her life was inspiring. Thank you for sharing!
Great conversation, excellent quality
I enjoyed listening to Paul and his guest in the first episode - it was an easy conversation and great tips given! The sound quality was excellent; I was pleased to subscribe - thank you.
Love this podcast - great energy! Looking forward to more eps.