Don't rest until you've found your tribe

Josie McLean was so concerned that she saw the world differently to others, she feared she was losing it. That put her on a quest to find individuals and groups who shared her view around sustainability and the future of our planet. Happily she found them and began a greatly re-energised sense of purpose.

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Robert Gerrish
Where are you in the elevator?

Bundled into a camper van with her globetrotting parents and experiencing a Steiner education, doubtless contributed to Vashti Whitfield’s take on life. As you’ll hear, she’s deeply committed to challenging human potential.

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Robert Gerrish
Hunter blows things up

Hunter Leonard was running a 20 person agency and doing well, but fun and excitement had left the building, replaced by admin and drudgery. So he did what he’s done before and turned everything upside down. It seems to be a strategy that works.

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Robert Gerrish
The thread that joins it together

Christine McDougall is not someone who sits still. In the years I’ve known her, she’s moved direction and focus a number of times and that surely helps keep her energised. There’s a thread that weaves throughout her work and she never lets it go.

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Robert Gerrish
Mandi takes long service leave

After ten years growing and running her business, Mandi Gunsberger successfully sold up and took the family to Italy. So how does an extended break from work change her view of the world and set her up for the future? Let's find out.

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Robert Gerrish
Never stop learning

Julian Mather had his heart set on being a photo journalist and yet his first lens was attached to a sniper's rifle. While his journey through the world of work has continued to be eventful, one thread has been constant.

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Robert Gerrish
Bring joy to every day

For Leanne Faulkner everything seemed to be going so well. An ‘accidental business’ struck a chord and quickly grew. Then along came the downturn and almost overnight business plummeted and sadly so did Leanne. Her experience precipitated huge change and today she’s devoted to helping others avoid a similar fate.

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Robert Gerrish
Allow time for ideas to percolate

I got delightfully lost talking with Julie Paterson and it wasn't until some way in to our conversation that I got back on track with my theme. Funnily enough, letting things sit awhile is precisely what's worked for her. 

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Robert Gerrish
The appeal of the portfolio

Yuri Cataldo's creative journey has seen him lecture at Yale, Princeton and Stanford, work in theatre design on Broadway and kickstart a couple of businesses. So what does he do when he's feeling less than energetic? Mainly, he leans on people. 

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Robert Gerrish