Stories of the Brave - Podcast Series
What’s better than reading someone’s story? Hearing their story!
In a limited series of podcasts, listen to individuals share about navigating their Self unLimited adventures with Helen Palmer (Founder of Self unLimited) or with special friends of Self unLimited.
|Episode 17: Hearing from Samantha and Mike|
Helen talks with Samantha (Sam) who’s venturing inside her organisation, Using Technology Better. She’s tapping into her creative energy for personal flow, and to create new value for the small enterprise of 20 and its clients. Also in the conversation is Mike Reading, her boss, who’s supporting and backing such emergent activity with useful guardrails from strong core values that Mike’s set for all team members. One of Sam’s ventures is the LearnBytes podcast.
|Episode 16: Hearing from Prateek|
Helen talks with Prateek Kapur about relationships and the nitty gritty in establishing and cultivating connections, with an open mindset to what value might be created. Prateek came to Australia two years ago as a post-grad student from India. So there’s a cross-cultural flavour to his relationships too as he shapes a new chapter in his workscape after completing his studies.
|Episode 15: Hearing from Helen|
Helen becomes the subject of the podcast, rather than the interviewer! The microphone is turned around so Dani Sirotic, good friend of Self unLimited asks Helen the questions. Dani probes to learn more about Helen’s past workscape and what shaped her thinking in creating the Self unLimited idea. Spoiler alert – there’s a recurring theme about possibilities!
|Episode 14: Hearing from Maire|
Helen talks with Maire Ruane about the challenging health situation she experienced and how she’s found ways to use this experience to help her thrive. She connected to her strengths in relationships, learning and sharing; and has got a buzz from purposeful activity to help others, and to save lives.
|Episode 13: Hearing from Matt|
Helen talks with Matt Mulrine about his adventures in passionately choosing to run his own business, and what he’s learnt from the challenges in this choice. Mindset is an important part! There are risks and rewards should you decide this is the life style you want.
|Episode 12: Hearing from Ruari|
Helen talks with Ruari Wood-Freeman about his decision to create space with a temporary break from employment with a large corporate organisation, to creatively explore a different workscape. A bold decision for a young person so early in their working life!
|Episode 11: Hearing from Nisha and Patrik|
Helen talks with Nisha Leena Sinha Roy and her husband Patrik Mihailescu about their mutual Self unLimited journeys and exploring Value in their workscapes. The journey’s are not the same, yet they have powerful intersections that have shaped both their workscapes and their family life.
|Episode 10: Hearing from Eric|
Helen talks with Eric Chan about making career choices that go against the status quo. He shares about the influences, the challenges and the results for his choices. While in his early 30s, he’s got daring advice for people of all ages.
|Episode 9: Hearing from Helen B|
Helen talks with Helen Blunden about her side-gig: Reporting for CNT News Channel. It’s got nothing to do with money, and everything to do with learning, being creative and having fun. It’s also having positive flow-on effects to other parts of her life. She offers advice for those who are inspired to try something different.
|Episode 8: Hearing from Eliza|
Eliza Lim talks with guest interviewer Dani Sirotic about how she took the big leap to create her own retail business. She knew she was unhappy in the corporate world and had to make a change. She shares openly about the ups and downs of such change.
|Episode 7: Hearing from Kim|
Helen and Kim Ballestrin talk about the choices Kim makes for herself, and in negotiation with her employer, that enables her to work in a Self unLimited manner.
|Episode 6: Hearing from Jason|
Helen and Jason Leong talk about how the Self unLimited program was utilised in personal and professional development of his team. Jason also reflects on his own Self unLimited journey.
|Episode 5: Hearing from Angela|
Helen and Angela Nielson talk about how Angela extends her Relationships to bring diverse people from her network together in an informal awesome gathering.
|Episode 4: Hearing from Nisha|
Helen and Nisha Leena Sinha Roy chat about what Nisha’s been exploring as different ways she does ‘extra-curricular’ activity in her Scenario 2 workscape. One of those is volunteer work with Girl Guides (Australia).
|Episode 3: Hearing from Brad|
Helen and Brad Adriaanse chat about how Brad unLimited is shaping up since he had some Self unLimited coaching. He’s been shifting across multiple Self unLimited Scenarios, and has insights and advice for people exploring and wandering like him.
|Episode 2: Hearing from Lisa|
Helen and Lisa Weber chat about how Lisa unLimited is shaping up since she attended a virtual class. She’s working Scenario 2 (employee with extra-curricular activities) in a large multi-national organisation, and has useful advice for people in a workscape like her.
|Episode 1: Hearing from Emma|
Helen and Emma Smart chat about how Emma unLimited is shaping up since we read her story in the Self unLimited book. She shares what lessons she’s learning as she runs her own creative business in her early 30s.
The music used on the podcast is “Talk Back” by Jay Man www.ourmusicbox.com
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