We live in a world that idolizes the successful individual. But what do we really know about them, what makes them do the things they do, or whether those things are life profitable? Every week, Adii Pienaar hosts a conversation with a fascinating individual who is manifesting their uniqueness in this world through the things they create (whether that is entrepreneurship, art, writing, poetry, music, or any other craft). These conversations curiously explore topics that relate to identity, values, labels, purpose, meaning, and success.
Saray Khumalo | The First Black African Woman to Summit Everest
Saray Khumalo is the first Black African woman to summit Everest. She is a motivational speaker, transformational coach, and successful corporate executive. In this episode, Adii and Saray discuss mountaineering, failing up, finding a unique purpose in life, imposter syndrome, and why the sky is not the limit.
Amira Alvarez | Reprogramming Yourself for Success
Amira Alvarez is a mentor and teacher, and founder and CEO of The Unstoppable Woman, a global entrepreneurial coaching company. In this episode, Adii and Amira discuss reprogramming self perceptions, the power of getting dressed, mapping out your own path, getting off the “hamster wheel,” and building a unique, personal legacy.
Andrej Dukic | Industrial Designer and Creator of Maker Hand
For the past four years industrial designer Andrej Dukic has been working on a functional and sustainably-priced 3D printed prosthetic hand for amputees. It’s called Maker Hand. In this episode, Adii and Andrej talk about the need to find a meaning in life, even when you’re comfortable; the injury that inspired his project; the importance and dangers of competition; and a desire to create a meaningful impact.
Lora DiCarlo | Founder and CEO of Lora DiCarlo
Lora DiCarlo is the Founder and CEO of sex-tech start-up, Lora DiCarlo. Through tech, she has revolutionized the sex tool industry. In this episode, Adii and Lora talk about personal values that served as a foundation for her business and building the best team to create a sexually equitable world.
Paddy Donnelly | Illustrating a Legacy
Paddy Donnelly is an Irish illustrator and author. Over his career he has made the transition from web and app designer to children’s book author and illustrator. In this episode, Adii and Paddy discuss the pursuit of diversity, openness to new opportunities, growing and making changes in work to avoid monotony, and creating a legacy through illustration.
Nora Wendel | Living a Life of Effortless Pleasure
Nora Wendel is a teacher, coach, and soon-to-be-published author. She teaches Feminine Magnetism, the art of being a confident, sexy woman. In this episode, Adii and Nora discuss seeking effortless pleasure in work and life, why self expression is so important, the difference between feminine and masculine energies, and the need for feminine energy in capitalism.
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I like the idea of diverse voices and conversations
The questions and conversations are a little different to other podcasts. I'm curious to see where future episodes goes.
It’s nice to not just hear from tech entrepreneurs. Keen to see where this goes.