In depth interviews with people who are living with purpose and having a positive impact in our world. We listen as host Steven Moe asks about their life journeys and what has shaped them into who they are today.
Joe Davis on key Covid lessons, pivots and the new 'Silver Linings' book
Joe has just finished co-writing "Silver Linings" with David Downs about the impact of Covid on businesses and the pivots they went through as a result. In this interview we find out about that but also dive deep into his background and hear about his childhood in England, moving to New Zealand at a young age, the work he was involved in before co-founding Nanogirl Labs and how they coped with Covid.
Pivoting Nanogirl Labs: Excerpt of interview with Joe Davis
This is a short excerpt of my conversation with Joe Davis who is a co-founder and the CEO of Nanogirl Labs. In it he talks about the impact of Covid on Nanogirl Labs as well as the book that has resulted called "Silver Linings".
Paul Swettenham on recruitment principles and founding Sunstone
Paul has had an interesting life including a childhood in Ilam Homestead, made famous by the movie "Heavenly Creatures" and in this episode we talk about his background, his time overseas, business in the Himalayas and what he does today. I was curious to understand from him what it is that makes a good interview and how recruiting works as he is involved in that at Sunstone.
Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafunai on Pacific Ocean Wayfinding
Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafunai's life and journey has been fascinating - in this interview we find out about what it is like to grow up with two cultures, being born in New Zealand but with strong connections back to Samoa. In particular we focus in on Wayfinding - this originates from "a geneology of knowledge passed down through Pacific star navigators and ocean voyagers". She wants to use Pacific Wayfinding to design better aid and development programmes.
"Nature is talking to you all the time": Extract of interview with Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafunai
A short excerpt of the interview with Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafunai where we talked about the ocean and long voyages and what she has learned from spending time learning from nature.
Jan Czaplicki on carbon offsetting and co-founding CarbonClick
Jan has had an interesting life as a citizen of the world and a co-founder of CarbonClick. In this interview we learn about his childhood in Norway and travels since then and how he ended up - by a serendipitous encounter - living in New Zealand. We also talk about the work of CarbonClick as well as the Edmund Hillary Fellowship which Jan is part of.
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Thanks so much Steven
I’ve really enjoyed listening to the variety of inspirational ideas from some amazing people you’ve been interviewing - keep up the great work 😀
Interesting NZ podcast
Hey Steven, fun fact: there is more people coming from behind the ‘iron curtain’ who listen to your podcast.
Amazing show i love it so much.