Featuring: Ronen Aires
Ronen is an entrepreneur, a youth specialist, public speaker and general lover of life he is the founder and CEO of Student Village, a business that has earned acclaim as one of the South Africa’s most successful student marketing and graduate development specialists.
After leaving successful career as an investment banker at age 25 (a self-confessed early mid-life crisis) he followed his entrepreneurial spirit to start Student Village.
During this episode Ronen shares his recent quest to heal from generational trauma and find his purpose. He shares insights into how we find our path, how the forces of frustration can lead to freedom and his extraordinary experience of assisted plant based and psychedelic therapy that helped him open the door to a new season and a deeper purpose.
Connect with Ronen:
Student Village: https://studentvillage.co.za/
Featuring: Marlowe Richards (Kaya Jewellery)
Marlowe moved to Australia from Canada to marry the love of her life, and was just settling into motherhood with a 6 month old baby, when her husband suffered a stroke. Deciding to take a vow of poverty they soldiered on together, until Marlowe realised that if she wanted to put her children through non-public schooling, she would have to buckle down and get a job… Marlowe shares her story of resilience and perseverance as she worked towards creating her own Jewellery brand “Kaya Jewellery”.
She shares how she overcame obstacles and simple ideas for bringing your business, or any goal to life… and it requires nothing more than a daily shower!
Marlowe designs and handcrafts therapeutic jewellery that are thoughtful gifts of connection for anyone.
You can find out more at https://www.kayajewellery.com.au/
Featuring: Jeremy R Jensen.
During my chat with Jeremy we spoke about his journey from employee to entrepreneur, the fears he had to overcome to design a life where he was no longer feeling stuck, confused and having to wade through endless content to try and work out how to push past peoples expectations to design a better life for himself.
And boy… did he do that!
Jeremy is an entrepreneur, community builder, speaker, and mountain athlete and his passion to help people lead authentic and intentional lives, rich with experiences that make them feel alive is evident in the insights he shares.
He has created a rich life of his own and dares you to start coloring outside of the lines that society drew for you. If you are not in a job or situation that is to your liking Jeremy will inspire you to start thinking intentionally about what you want, why… and how you can make it happen!
If you want to directly experience Jeremy’s work you can catch him on his Podcast the Adventurepreneur Playbook Podcast, where he shares the stories of big-name and up-and-coming entrepreneurs, professional athletes, and outside the box thinkers - who have built their passions for adventure, travel, and the outdoors into successful start-ups, lifestyles, or personal brands. Maybe you just want to start playing hard outside… if so check out Outwild another of his endeavors. Or take some time out and get to one of a Revive, personal growth experiences. Trade your routine 9-5 job for a more meaningful and adventurous lifestyle.
Featuring: Chris Koch
Imagine planning out your day, fully expecting to be home for dinner only to end up in a jail cell with a stranger. Having found yourself convicted of a crime.
My guest on this episode doesn’t have to imagine that situation, as it’s exactly what happened to him. Chris was used to the high life, rubbing shoulders with US presidents, CIA operatives and the wealthy. He earned large sums of money doing what came naturally to him as one of Australia’s top 5 speakers. His success as a professional speaker allowed him to live the high life, fancy restaurants, beautiful homes, first class travel and accommodation wherever he went. But that all changed in June 2010.
During this episode I chat with Chris about his experience in prison, he shares incredible insights on how you can build resilience in your own life along with ideas on how to build trusting relationships. We also discuss the “disease of greed” that inflicted him and continues to plague society as people continue risk everything in the search for unimaginable riches. Chris shares how he survived for seven and a half years in several high security prisons by using the same motivational skills and relationship building capabilities that had placed him at the highest level in the professional speaking industry. Chris’s encounters in prison are both inspirational and saddening yet you will notice how he was always able to look on the optimistic side of the challenges that arose, taking the “hit” as a “gift”.
Chris can be reached via email at email@example.com
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Featuring: Guy Lawrence, Georgia Ellis & Elizabeth Jackson
Special thanks again to Elizabeth Jackson and JoyFM for allowing us to re-purpose the Final Episode of the "Hot Entrepreneur Podcast"
Hot Entrepreneur showcases stories, hints, and advice from Australian and New Zealand entrepreneurs who have achieved local and global success with their businesses. Guy Lawrence and I (Georgia Ellis) return to talk with Elizabeth Jackson and continue our discussion on what entrepreneurs can learn from neuroscience. We talk with Elizabeth about understanding fear, how to stay grounded, focused and committed, getting the most out of getting up in the morning and to Do Be Do Be Do.
Georgia Ellis is a Law abiding, Rule breaking, Fear conquering, Future Creating and a Super Curious Human Being - Yep that's me!