Stories from brave people changing their own workscape by becoming Self unLimited. Hear individuals share their story with Helen Palmer, creator Self unLimited and Founder of Questo. A limited series of episodes released when we discover someone with a great story to tell.
Eps 51: Phoebe Preuss on working with natural energy patterns
Phoebe dances literally and figuratively between Samoan and Western cultures embracing both in her professional world. Her unique way of working is harmonious movement with the rhythms of nature. Drawing on indigenous knowledge, she embodies a gentle consideration of herself and others in her workscape. She moves forward despite fear, towards things that bring fire to her belly. And as a result she has done, and is doing, very interesting and enterprising things with her life. Like the enterprise Living Koko - learn more at https://www.livingkoko.com/
Eps 50: Ali Farajala and Helen Palmer workshop a workscape policy on kindness
Ali (SU Ambassador) and Helen (SU Founder) celebrate the 50th episode of the series with a special session. They explore what is means to each of them to be intentionally kind and do acts of kindness in their workscapes. They muse about and unpack what kindness could mean in a work context as they seek a meaningful definition as the basis for writing a personal workscape policy on kindness.
Eps 49: Niko French on following his automotive passions and making podcasts
Niko gives us a peek into how he created his diverse workscape where he creates marketing content in the automotive industry. He loves cars - they are his passion! His active involvement in various racing activities, draws attention and showcases his talents ... and readiness to walk through doors that open. One of those doors was hosting a podcast series called Car Talk - The YTG Podcast (found on all good podcast channels). It is an ideal way for him to share and fuel his passion alongside his own business Niko French media. Find more of his work at https://nikofrench.com/
Eps 48: Samantha Garrett (again) on doing something for herself while being an employee
Samantha shares her journey of self-discovery and employee empowerment. She's a self-starter and a content creator and this attracted a potential employer. Her content creation activity enables her to express her creative self and to help people through her passion for productivity with Google apps - which she didn’t want to lose in being an employee. In exploring the new employment opportunity, she navigated the complexities of potential conflicts of interest and preserving her rights to her intellectual property. She has insights to share about how she achieved a harmonious blend of self-fulfilment and professional commitment.
Eps 47: Stuart French on learning journeys and personal knowledge management
Stuart riffs with Helen about taking a personal approach to knowledge management in their workscapes. There are shared stories about gaining knowledge from the experiences and interactions with others, and the value of sharing knowledge to learn. And some interesting tangents taken in curiosity, including emotional aspects of knowing, learning, creating and sharing.
Eps 46: Elisa Dominique Rivera about creative writing alongside a very different day job
Elisa Dominique Rivera shares how her creative writing fuels her day-job and her day-job fuels her creative writing in symbiotic relationship even though they are not strongly related. Her writing is an important part of her voice and well-being so she's made it an intentional part of her broader workscape. She shares about what that involves and how she makes it work.
Read one of her published stories here: https://www.writersplaygroundllc.com/free-range
Elisa recommends these places for creative writing support: https://writershq.co.uk and https://www.writerscentre.com.au