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Humans of Purpose

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Each week, Mike Davis of Purposeful brings you meaningful conversations with inspiring and purpose-driven individuals from our community. Guests join Mike for a relaxed conversation at his home to discuss their career journey and purpose, how they aim to create change and how they leverage their impact. Tea, coffee or single malt whiskey are provided as we traverse meaningful subjects and gain insights into business and community.

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Each week, Mike Davis of Purposeful brings you meaningful conversations with inspiring and purpose-driven individuals from our community. Guests join Mike for a relaxed conversation at his home to discuss their career journey and purpose, how they aim to create change and how they leverage their impact. Tea, coffee or single malt whiskey are provided as we traverse meaningful subjects and gain insights into business and community.

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Humans of Purpose

Updated 12 days ago

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Each week, Mike Davis of Purposeful brings you meaningful conversations with inspiring and purpose-driven individuals from our community. Guests join Mike for a relaxed conversation at his home to discuss their career journey and purpose, how they aim to create change and how they leverage their impact. Tea, coffee or single malt whiskey are provided as we traverse meaningful subjects and gain insights into business and community.

Rank #1: 56 Daniel Madhavan - Impact, Purpose & Values

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It had been 40-odd episodes since we last chatted to Dan, so it was the perfect time to get him back on the podcast now that he has settled into his new role as CEO at Impact Investment Group. 

Dan was one of most popular early episodes of the podcast and in this episode he shares his insights on the evolving impact investing market in Australia, his new role at IIG and on how we can support purpose-driven business and ventures. 

If you're enjoying the show hit the subscribe button via this link and while you're at it, leave us a 5-star rating and review on how your'e enjoying the show. Maybe share it with a friend, who you think will also enjoy our show!

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Apr 02 2018
38 mins
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Rank #2: 61 Madeleine Grummet - Social Change, Girls & Leadership

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Madeleine Grummet who is Cofounder and CEO at GirledWorld. Mads is also a mum to 4 girls, a mentor to early stage startups and a board director. 
Mads has broad experience as a journalist, serial entrepreneur, Innovation Ecosystem Lead and Masters of Entrepreneurship student at the Wade Institute. Mads joins former Wade alumni to appear on the podcast, including Laura Youngson and Mond Qu. 
Much of our discussion today is about the challenges and opportunities of entrepreneurship, habits that help you succeed and the role that women are playing in transforming our workplaces and startup ecosystem. 
You'll notice a small sound glitch at 2:43-2:48, please ignore and push on!
If you're enjoying the show and want to be get closer to the action and more involved in supporting us, checkout our Patreon page here. There are a range of rewards on offer and opportunities to contribute to the shape and direction of the show!

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May 07 2018
35 mins
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Rank #3: 60 Charbel Zeaiter - Tech, Learning & Entreprenership

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Charbel is Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer at Academy Xi. Academy Xi's expert-led courses and workshops are designed to help you learn, practice and embed new knowledge, preparing you to shape your career and change the world.

Charbel has been on a fascinating and common journey from the corporate world to realising his purpose- to teach the skills of the future to entrepreneurs and industry. We talk about this, what the future holds and the nuances of working in the dynamic ed-tech space.

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Apr 30 2018
40 mins
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Rank #4: 100 Louise Segan - Cardiology, Women & Progress

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Louise Segan

Louise is Cardiology Registrar at Barwon Health, Key Contributor and Member of the Women in Cardiology ("WIC") Working Group and a Research Fellow at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute  

WIC are working towards better representation of female cardiologists in senior positions and greater numbers of women in cardiology. Learn more at womenincardiology.com.au

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Feb 04 2019
56 mins
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Rank #5: 97 Steph Woollard - Journey, Generosity & Empowerment

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Steph Woollard

  • Steph is the Founder and CEO of Seven Women
  • Seven Women helps empower marginalised women in Nepal through education and employment

Our 100th Episode Drinks

  • Join us for an epic 100 episode milestone celebration on 1 February 2019 where our first 50 golden ticket purchasers will receive a limited edition HoP branded Frank Green cup

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Jan 13 2019
55 mins
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Rank #6: 67 Louka Parry - Passion, Education & Wisdom

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Louka Parry

  • Louka is Director of Academy & Training at Education Changemakers
  • Education Changemakers are focused on unleashing teacher led innovation, with a refreshing and unique approach to professional development

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  • Leave us a review here to help others discover the podcast!
  • We read and take action on all of your reviews and genuinely appreciate you taking the time to help us improve

Wade Institute (Sponsor)

  • Today's podcast is brough to you by the Wade Institute for Entrepreneurship. 
  • Wade's Startup Sprint bootcamp will take place on the weekend of 20-22 Jul; it's free and all meals are fully catered! 
  • If you’re a do-er who loves new ideas and is curious about what it takes to start something, this is the first step. Apply here.

Promotional Opportunities

  • If you love what we are doing at Humans of Purpose and want to promote your products or services to our amazing audience, click here to discover our available packages. 

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Jun 18 2018
44 mins
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Rank #7: 99 Alan Schwartz - Philanthropy, Commons & Value

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Alan Schwartz

  • Alan is the Managing Director of Trawalla Group, Co-Founder of the Trawalla Foundation and Founder of Universal Commons
  • Universal Commons is committed to creating a thriving economy that works for all humanity

Our 100th Episode Drinks

  • Join us for an epic 100 episode milestone celebration on Friday 1 February 2019 where our first 50 golden ticket purchasers will receive a limited edition HoP branded Frank Green cup
  • Be quick as we are down to about 15 Frank Green cups remaining :)

Vote for Mike in Pro Bono Australia Impact 25 Awards!

  • I'd welcome your support through a quick vote here: https://lnkd.in/gCiqYgq
  • This Award would recognise my community work at Purposeful, TaskForce Community Agency, Humans of Purpose and SIMNA

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Jan 28 2019
34 mins
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Rank #8: 63 Amanda Goodman - Impact Investing, Purpose & Millennials

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Amanda Goodman is Head of Syndication and Director, Giant Leap at Impact Investment Group. She works closely with Humans of Purpose regular Dan Madhavan at IIG. She is also a Director at Stand Up, the Observership Program and is Deputy Chair of RIAA's Impact Investment Forum. 
 
It was great to catch up with Amanda, who was down from Sydney and between CBD meetings and a Stand Up board meeting! Learn more about Stand Up via our previous episode with CEO, Gary Samowitz. We have a great chat about impact investing, millennials, investing behaviour, purpose and leading a balanaced life. 
 
Patreon
 
If you're enjoying the show and want to be get closer to the action and more involved in supporting us, checkout our Patreon page here. There are a range of rewards on offer and opportunities to contribute to the shape and direction of the show!
 
References
  • Stephen Covey - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People via Good Reads
  • "Intentionality" as a concept - the fact of being deliberate or purposive; or the quality of mental states (e.g. thoughts, beliefs, desires, hopes) which consists in their being directed towards some object or state of affairs
  • Joel Solomon - The Clean Money Revolution via Good Reads

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May 21 2018
33 mins
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Rank #9: 66 Adam Jacoby - Democracy, Innovation & Change

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Adam Jacoby

  • Adam Jacoby is Founder and Chief Steward at MiVote
  • MiVote are a growing community and policitcal movement focused on innovating the democratic system

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  • Leave us a review here to help others discover the podcast!
  • We read and take action on all of your reviews and genuinely appreciate you taking the time to help us improve

Wade Institute (Sponsor)

  • Today's podcast is brough to you by the Wade Institute for Entrepreneurship. 
  • Wade's Startup Sprint bootcamp will take place on the weekend of 20-22 Jul; it's free and all meals are fully catered! 
  • If you’re a do-er who loves new ideas and is curious about what it takes to start something, this is the first step. Apply here.

Promotional Opportunities

  • If you love what we are doing at Humans of Purpose and want to promote your products or services to our amazing audience, click here to discover our available packages. 

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Jun 11 2018
47 mins
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Rank #10: 101 Georgia McDonald - Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Creativity

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Georgia McDonald

Georgia is Director at Wade Institute for Entrepreneurship

The Wade Institute is a leading centre for entrepreneurial training delivering a range of programs to help accelerate your learning, creation and connection

Live Podcast

Our next live podcast will be on 21 March @ 6PM in CBD with the wonderful Nat Kyriacou, Founder and CEO of My Green World, Eventbrite link coming later in week! Check out our last conversation here

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Feb 11 2019
44 mins
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Rank #11: 62 Paul Hellier - Ethical Food, Sustainable Living & Tech

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Paul is the Founder of Fair Food Forager, a B Corp and social enterprise dedicated to connecting people to ethical lifestyle and eating choices, locally.

Paul is also enabling ethical businesses to list on the platform and connect with local people who want to live and eat ethically. 

We have a great long chat about human behaviour, ethical living and the how we can support local businesses that are stocking and promoting ethical goods and lifestyle opportunities.    Patreon If you're enjoying the show and want to be get closer to the action and more involved in supporting us, checkout our Patreon page here. There are a range of rewards on offer and opportunities to contribute to the shape and direction of the show!   Cyril Today we welcomed Cyril Davis, my labradoodle puppy as the show's official mascot. At various points in the episode, he chews on Paul's bag, jumper and much of the studio equipment! He may support future podcasts remotely from outside.    Volume There is a drop in volume about 20 mins into the episode where my mic malfunctioned so you'll need to increase volume here, it restores about 15 mins from the end. Rest assured new equipment is on the way to increase quality and reliability! 

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May 14 2018
48 mins
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Rank #12: 68 Ally Watson - Coding, Tech & Social Enterprise

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Ally Watson

  • Ally is Co-Founder and CEO of Code Like a Girl
  • Code Like a Girl inspires girls and women to enter and flourish in the world of coding

Typeform Survey

  • Take our 5-minute survey here to help us improve the podcast and learn more about you- and go in the running to win your choice of some terrific prizes!
  • More information, key dates and prizes at humansofpurpose.com.au

Date Correction

  • Mike gets the dates of his survey competition wrong on his own podcast... classic Mike! The correct dates are comp closes on Sunday 8th July and winners announced on Monday 9th July. 

Leave A Review

  • Leave us a review here to help others discover the podcast!
  • We read and take action on all of your reviews and genuinely appreciate you taking the time to help us improve

Wade Institute (Sponsor)

  • Today's podcast is brough to you by the Wade Institute for Entrepreneurship. 
  • Wade's Startup Sprint bootcamp will take place on the weekend of 20-22 Jul; it's free and all meals are fully catered! 
  • If you’re a do-er who loves new ideas and is curious about what it takes to start something, this is the first step. Apply here.

Promotional Opportunities

  • If you love what we are doing at Humans of Purpose and want to promote your products or services to our amazing audience, click here to discover our available packages. Send us your enquiry here.

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Jun 25 2018
55 mins
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Rank #13: 72 Richard Hames - The Future, Civic Institutions & Reflections

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Richard Hames

  • Richard is an entrepreneur, strategic futurist, mentor and author. He is the Founder and Executive Director at the Centre for the Future.
  • He is also Founding Partner at Hames McGregor + Partners, Chairman of the Asian Foresight Institute, an elected Fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science and was a Co-Founder of MiVote and Horizon State.

Show Notes

Richard recommends the following books during our conversation:

  • Nora Bateson - Small Arcs of Larger Circles
  • De Sousa Santos - Epistemologies of the South
  • Arturo Escobar - Designs for the Pluriverse

Check out Ep 66 Adam Jacoby (MiVote) and Ep 50 Jamie Skella (Horizon State) episodes too!

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  • Leave us a review here, like Jen- to help others discover the podcast!
  • We read and take action on all of your reviews and genuinely appreciate you taking the time to help us improve

Promotional Opportunities

  • If you love what we are doing at Humans of Purpose and want to promote your products or services to our amazing audience, just head to humansofpurpose.com.au and fill out our short enquiry Typeform

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Jul 22 2018
44 mins
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Rank #14: 55 Tom Dawkins - Social Good, Crowd Funding & Growth

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Last week, at the Nexus Summit in Melbourne I had the chance to chat to friend Tom Dawkins. Tom is the CEO and CoFounder of Start Some Good, the crowdfunding platform for social enterprises, nonprofits and changemakers.

He is a key driver of training, funding and coaching emerging social enterprises and social entrepreneurs to successfully scaling their ventures. This was a great chat and we talk about the challenges, opportunities and new approaches to effectively scaling social causes in Australia. 

Thanks to Nexus for their kind support of the podcast and for offering their media room to record this podcast.

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Mar 26 2018
37 mins
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Rank #15: 103 Matt Wicking (LIVE PODCAST)

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Matt Wicking

Matt Wicking is a facilitator, MC, artist and activist working with progressive groups to
amplify their impact. His freelance practice is called Cloud Catcher.

Live Podcast

Our next live podcast will be on 21 March @ 6PM in CBD with the wonderful Nat Kyriacou, Founder and CEO of My Green World, Check out our last conversation here.

We have just 20 spots for this one so book here now!

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Feb 25 2019
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #16: 102 Whitney Teluk - Coffee, Tanzania & Goals

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Whitney Teluk

Whitney is Cofounder and Director at Monochrome Coffee and Community Manager at The Hub.

Monochrome Coffee Co. is a B Corp social enterprise coffee company. They exist to transform developing communities through the education and empowerment of youth.

Live Podcast

Our next live podcast will be on 21 March @ 6PM in CBD with the wonderful Nat Kyriacou, Founder and CEO of My Green World, Check out our last conversation here.

We have just 20 spots for this one so book here now!

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Feb 18 2019
50 mins
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Rank #17: 70 Simon Faivel - Social Impact, Measurement & Community

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Simon Faivel

  • Simon is Director of Consulting at Social Ventures Australia as well as Chair of the SIMNA Ltd National Board and Co-Chair of Social Value International
  • Simon works with some of the premier social impact organisations in Australia and globally and has incredible insights into working in these areas and understanding social impact 

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  • Leave us a review here, like the Fiveks- to help others discover the podcast!
  • We read and take action on all of your reviews and genuinely appreciate you taking the time to help us improve

Promotional Opportunities

  • If you love what we are doing at Humans of Purpose and want to promote your products or services to our amazing audience, fill out our short enquiry Typeform here and we'll be in touch! 

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Jul 09 2018
46 mins
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Rank #18: 98 Jillian Kenny - STEM, Learning & Role Models

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Jillian Kenny

  • Jillian is the Co-Founder of Machninam and Power of Engineering
  • Machinam creates engaging resources for high school maths classes, connecting what students are learning in class to the real world

Our 100th Episode Drinks

  • Join us for an epic 100 episode milestone celebration on 1 February 2019 where our first 50 golden ticket purchasers will receive a limited edition HoP branded Frank Green cup
  • Be quick as we are down to about 15 Frank Green cups remaining :)

Vote for Mike in Pro Bono Australia Impact 25 Awards!

  • I'd welcome your support through a quick vote here: https://lnkd.in/gCiqYgq
  • This Award would recognise my community work at Purposeful, TaskForce Community Agency, Humans of Purpose and SIMNA

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Jan 21 2019
51 mins
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Rank #19: 65 Lea Waters - Pos Psych, Growth & Action

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Lea is Professor and Founding Director of the Positive Psychology Centre at the University of Melbourne and has been there for over 20 years.

She is also President of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), a registered psychologist, a TEDx speaker, a founder, author and social entrepreneur. Lea's new book 'The Strength Switch' is available here

If you love what we are doing at Humans of Purpose and want to promote your products or services to our amazing audience, click here to discover our available packages. 

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Jun 04 2018
53 mins
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Rank #20: 115 Kaushik Sridhar: Transformational Sustainability

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Dr Kaushik Sridhar

Kaushik is the National Sustainability Manager at Regis Aged Care. He is also a business coach at Latrobe University, Non Executive Member at Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation and an Adjunct Lecturer at RMIT University. 

Mountains and Marathons (Sponsor)

Mountains and Marathons offers a 6-month leadership program where you will develop clarity and personal power.

All programs finish with an epic physical challenge: Running a marathon or climbing a mountain in one of the world's most extraordinary locations.

Why not embark on a personal growth journey and finish by competing in the upcoming Honolulu marathon?

Enquire here and mention Humans of Purpose in the where did you hear about us section to receive complimentary return flights to Hawaii and back valued at over $1500. 

Our Supporters

Thanks to our awesome Patrons - Misha D *2, Macartan, Joel F and Stuart M, you guys help us continue to create great weekly podcasts.

Support Humans of Purpose, by becoming a Patron today!

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May 20 2019
50 mins
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