Maintaining your energy

Ben Fewtrell has been involved in a number of businesses and today spends much of his time helping others build theirs. He’s a keen landscape photographer, pilot and family man and while he’s usually upbeat and energetic, he admits to getting a bit so-so now and then.

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Robert Gerrish
Releasing the teacher within

Sarah Jenkins knew the time was right to shift direction, but it was only after a little freelance assignment that the flashbulbs really went off. A few years on she’s winning international awards and forging ahead in some exciting directions.

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Robert Gerrish
Bringing endurance to work

Urs Koenig is not normal. He attempts incredible feats, pushing his stamina to the absolute limit. And he’s no slouch in the world of business either. As you’ll hear, he values variety in his life and whether on stage as an international speaker or on the ground as an international peacekeeper, he knows how to operate at his best.

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Robert Gerrish
Valerie mixes it up to stay fresh

I’ve followed Valerie Khoo’s business career for around 20 years and she never ceases to surprise and amaze. I can’t think of many accountants who end up as curator of a major arts festival. So how and why does she keep reinventing?

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Robert Gerrish
The strengths of good leadership

Mild mannered, Rob McKelvey spends much of his life guiding and influencing the big end of town. I love that his gentle and considered approach is in such demand and I like his take on creativity and how it’s growing in his life.

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Robert Gerrish
A funny approach to business

Carl Sherriff uses the power of cartoons to engage and connect with business audiences and not surprisingly, he’s an entertaining guy to hang around with. His is not the easiest concept to sell, but over the years he’s learned some good strategies.

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Robert Gerrish
So what do you do?

Having been involved with the Festival for a few years, it was lovely when I was invited to create a short series involving creative and older entrepreneurs from the region. Armed with my little recorder, I hit the trams, trains and buses and met a very interesting bunch.

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Robert Gerrish
It's ok to pivot and it's ok to stop.

The creative brain constantly whirrs, so it's inevitable we'll have new ideas and want to follow new directions. Monica Davidson sees no problem with this and nor should we. In this podcast we delve into the world of the creative industries and get a good sense of what works and what doesn’t.

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Robert Gerrish