Brooke McAlary – Care: The radical art of taking time

There is little doubt that the world is in desperate need of care; however, despite the overwhelming global problems that face us, we can find ourselves caring too much, while at the same time caring too little. By spending so much time and energy caring about the big problems of the world, we’ve lost sight of what smaller, personal acts …

Tim Duggan – Killer Thinking

TIM DUGGAN - Killer Thinking: HOW TO TURN GOOD IDEAS

Tim Duggan, the co-founder of Junkee Media, believes we need better ideas right now. Everywhere there are growing problems that require fresh, creative thinking to help us solve. The good news is that anyone can learn to master the art of creativity to turn good ideas into brilliant ones. In his new book Tim will show you how to identify …

Sally Warriner – Not Just The Wife of the General Manager

book, author, farmer, jillaroo, cattle farm

Not Just the Wife of the General Manager is a rollicking memoir of one woman’s life on outback cattle stations, and an homage to the many unsung women like her. It is a celebration of life in this tough environment writ large. With wit and sass, Sally tells this very Australian story of how she was so much more than …

Elaine Fox – Switchcraft

book, author, skills, career, advice, professor, expert

Drawing on 25 years of scientific research, Elaine Fox shares with us her step-by-step guide to what she calls ‘switchcraft’: the set of skills we need to navigate a complex and uncertain world. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to dealing with life. Elaine Fox, one of the world’s leading psychologists and performance coaches, has witnessed this time and again. In …

Dime Sheppard – Crime Writer

Dime Sheppard, Crime Writer, author, indie, first-time, fantasy, black and white

Dime Sheppard is a writer and former barista, film student, waitress, Spanish teacher, vineyard labourer, bilingual interpreter and marketing manager. And some former other stuff. She has a degree in English literature, and also spent seven years working for an NGO, mostly in South America.  This means she has diverse skills: she can string a sentence together, and she can also …

Lorraine Murphy – Step Into You

self help book, Australian author,

LORRAINE MURPHY is an award-winning entrepreneur, bestselling author, speaker, mentor and mother. In this interview with Luke discussing her new book, Step Into You, Lorraine shares her best advice on how to refocus on you and your personal version of success. Her book presents essential tips, advice and hacks that have transformed her own life, as well as real, raw …

Anna Clark – Making Australian History

Making Australian History, non-fiction book, author,

Anna Clark, granddaughter of renowned historian Manning Clark, and an award-winning historian and commentator in her own right, is incredibly excited to publicise her latest work which explores Australian historiography and how our country’s national story came to be. She believes history isn’t just about understanding what happened and why. It also reflects the persuasions, politics and prejudices of its …

Imbi Neeme – Author of ‘The Spill’

We’re speaking with the lovely author, Imbi Neeme on this week’s podcast to chat about her latest novel, The Spill. About The Spill In 1982, a car overturns on a remote West Australian road. Nobody is hurt, but the impact is felt for decades. Nicole and Samantha Cooper both remember the summer day when their mother, Tina, lost control of …

Episode 1232: Josephine Moon – The Cake Maker’s Wish

In this episode we will are speaking with the amazing baker and author, Josephine Moon. She has just brought out her new novel (that Susie loves the sound of) The Cake Makers Wish! Jo has long written ‘foodie fiction’ – novels about love and family, but also about the power and the pleasure of gorgeous food.But it was THE CAKE …

Ron Hall – Same Kind of Different as Me

In the podcast this week, we are speaking with the amazing, Ron Hall who has a truely life changing story! So powerful, he’s produced a film around it. Ron is the main character, played by Greg Kinnear, as well as the author of his best selling book. About the Film The movie is an inspirational true story of friendship, family …