MOney Intelligence For the Greater Good podcast
Imagine a world where poverty is replaced by prosperity. Imagine a world where financial independence enables freedom of choice. Imagine a world where we all can make a difference and contribute to society by not leaning on the government pennies for our future, but contributing our pennies to the government for our future generations. Such a world can exist. If you choose to take the first step. Together we can then create this world. Money Intelligence (MQ) provides you with everything you need to know about money: how to make it, how to manage it and how to invest it. Beacuse when you increase your MQ, you not only take charge of your financial future, you can create real social change.
This podcast is meant to inspire you to lead yourself and take others on the journey with you. I will share with you the key financial and business skills that I learnt over the past 25 years as an accountant and financial adviser. I will also interview business people from all walks of life, revealing their stories of success and failure, and their secrets to overcoming challenges. So are you ready to change the way you think about money? Listen to Money Intelligence now and find out how you can improve your finances and leave a legacy of financial indepedence for the next generation.
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Craig Wachholz never dreamt of becoming an Entrepreneur. He only wanted to be a musician and play his guitar. But after falling in love with the charismatic and power surfing woman, Brenda Miley, Craig co-founded and became the marketing force behind the iconic surf school Let's Go Surfing. He refers to himself as the accidental entrepreneur "we didn't think let's go out there and run a business and make money. We were bumming around on the beach. We thought let's teach girls and kids how to surf. And then it began from the back of a combie van".
Jane Anderson is a resilient and determined business woman. She bought her first home when she was 18 years old, survived a divorce, left her well paid corporate job and started her business 10 years ago. She had to learn fast how to attract clients and keep her new startup business going.
Brenda Miley is the co-founder of award winning surf school, Let's Go Surfing. Together with her husband Craig Wachholz, she started the business from the back of a Kombi van at Bondi beach in 1995. Let's Go Surfing spans now iconic beaches Bondi, Maroubra and Byron Bay. A steady stream of famous people have visited the school since, including Pamela Anderson, Richard Branson, Gerard Butler, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman and Bill Gates.
For a young Gen Y Architect, Felicity Stewart has big ideas. She envisages society moving towards human centric cities where the people (not cars) own the public space. Felicity co-founded Stewart Hollenstein - an innovative architecture practice - with her university colleague Matthias Hollenstein with the purpose of putting meaningful human experiences at the centre of the design process.
Since the age of sixteen, Angela Heise spent the past four decades learning about emotional intelligence. What started as a curious personal learning experience became a lifelong journey of study and practice of this work with thousands of people over the past 22 years.
Chris Popoff's CV ticks all the boxes of engineer turned entrepreneur and accredited investor. His career as an oil and gas engineer working for some of Canada's well-known energy companies led him to the world of finance and private equity investing. Working out financial models and discounted cash flow forecasts for big engineering projects paved the way for his next venture into finance which allowed him to reach his "enough money number" and live a financially comfortable lifestyle.
Sarah Cornally is a thought leader, well known for her transformational and leadership work in the corporate field in Australia and the Asia Pacific. She is a sought-after adviser to CEO's and heads of industry and government. Her business and career success the past four decades is a testament to her high level of integrity and unconditional love and acceptance of everyone she meets.
In this episode, I speak with long time friend and adorable client Gabriella Horak. Gabriella is a facilitator, keynote speaker and mentor. She shares her business vision of changing people, teams and organisations through bite size improvements and slight edge adjustments rather than taking on massive changes that fail to stick in the long term.
In this episode, I speak with my friend and fellow financial coach Helia Singh. Helia is an inspiring and dynamic financial coach who wants to share her financial knowledge with people all over the world. She believes that if you love what you do, you can overcome anything including the naysayers. She wants people especially women to become financially educated and take control of their money.
In this episode I speak with writer and award winning producer Sunny Grace. She shares about her passion for writing and why she wrote the Bower Girl, why she loves writing and how writing can change the world. Through her life experience growing up in a hippie commune in the 1970s, Sunny shares how we can live sustainably in balance with our environment locally and globally.