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Entrepreneurship Podcast Feature: Remo Giuffré (TEDxSydney founder) x Murray Cook (The Wiggles, The Soul Movers).

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DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #156 Remo Giuffré (TEDxSydney founder) x Murray Cook (The Wiggles, The Soul Movers). 

Wow! What an amazing show!

Last week on the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet weekly iTunes entrepreneurship podcast, I stepped inside the minds of 2 of Australia’s music, marketing and events icons, Murray Cook (The Wiggles, The Soul Movers) and Remo Giuffré (TEDxSydney founder & director).

Download this exclusive podcast via iTunes: http://bit.ly/hotndelicious

Super inspiring chats as we delve into:

Murray Cook (The Wiggles, The Soul Movers):

  • The Wiggles’ signature index finger-wagging move – which Wiggles came up with it and where it came from.
  • Murray Cook’s musical inspirations growing up – the first vinyl record he bought, stole or burned.
  • The Soul Movers soul, rock, pop and folk band – how the band came to be, what it means to him and one of the band founders, Lizzie Mack.
  • What inspired Murray Cook, Anthony Field and Greg Page to form The Wiggles in 1991.
  • The Wiggles song writing process and the methods behind it.
  • The hardest part about leaving The Wiggles and the freedom it allowed him to further pursue his passion for guitar and music.
  • An exclusive acoustic live set by The Soul Movers at the end of the podcastfeaturing Murray Cook and charismatic frontwoman Lizzie Mack.

Remo Giuffré (TEDxSydney founder & director):

  • The repeating theme and motivation that has driven Remo Giuffré’s career forward as an entrepreneur, retail merchant and brand builder in Australia, San Francisco and New York.
  • TEDxSydney – an annual flagship TEDx event which has become the leading platform for the propagation of Australian ideas, innovation and creativity to the rest of the world.
    • How the TEDxSydney event came about.
    • The biggest challenges about running the TEDxSydney events that he didn’t anticipate and how he worked through them.
    • Who’s been one of the TEDxSydney speakers who’s inspired Remo the most so far & why.
  • REMO General Store, the General Thinking network and the General Think Book.
    • The joys and business challenges of REMO General Store.
    • General Think Book – the fascinating journey of Remo’s life and what it is like to become an author for the first time.

Both Murray Cook + Remo Giuffré:

  • Moments of Sheer Joy – Both guests describe in detail a key moment of joy or realisation, a pinch me moments that they’ve had in their career thus far when they’ve thought to themselves “I can’t believe that this is happening right now”.
  • Drive and Self-motivation – What Murray and Remo each do to motivate themselveson those down days or mornings when they just can’t be bothered.
  • 2 pieces of advice that Murray Cook and Remo Giuffré would give to someone who has a dream, but is afraid to take that first step.

Download this exclusive podcast via iTunes: http://bit.ly/hotndelicious

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #156 Remo Giuffré (TEDxSydney founder) x Murray Cook (The Wiggles, The Soul Movers). 

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!
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Connect with Murray Cook (The Wiggles, The Soul Movers) online:
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Special Thanks to:

  • Remo Giuffré (founder & director TEDxSydney).
  • Murray Cook (The Wiggles, The Soul Movers).
  • Lizzie Mack (The Soul Movers).
  • Australian comedian, podcaster and TV presenter, Wil Anderson.
  • Oscar McMahon, Andy, Hanno and all of the Young Henrys
  • Caroline, Riggs, Atlanta and the peeps at The Unicorn Hotel.
  • Tashi Dorjee from TwoSpace.
  • Gaz Williams from General Assembly (and now Inspire9) from Fuck Up Nights.
  • Pauly B + Henry for jumping in on sound.
  • Rob Marfleet for photography.
Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly iTunes entrepreneurship podcast.

Comedy Podcast Feature: Sam Taunton (comedian, writer & MTV presenter)

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Sam Taunton joins the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly iTunes entrepreneurship podcast.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #155 Sam Taunton (comedian, writer & MTV presenter). 

It’s amazing the friends and connections that you can make through social media if you put yourself out there!

This week’s very special guest on Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is comedian, writer & MTV presenter, Sam Taunton. Sam and I met via Twitter through Sri Lankan-born Australian-based stand-up comic and actor, Dilruk Jayasinha 2 years ago, after Dilruk was a guest of mine on the show.

Bursting onto the scene in the 2015 Triple J RAW Comedy National Final, of late Sam Taunton has been juggling stand up and various media projects including being MTV Australia’s newest VJ and in 2017 was nominated for ‘Best Newcomer’ at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Sam Taunton has performed on ABC2’s Comedy Up Late, MTV, SBS, Channel [V], ABC Radio, NOVA and Triple J, has just recorded his 1st hour-long special for ABC and now he’s on my show!

Ever wanted to know the steps & tenacity it takes to be come a stand-up comic?

Download this hilarious and candid episode of  Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! with comedian Sam Taunton!

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!
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DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #155 Sam Taunton (comedian, writer & MTV presenter).

Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Sam Taunton joins the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly iTunes entrepreneurship podcast.

Entrepreneurship Podcast Feature: Jason Havey – Spinning Logic, Iowaska in Peru & Blackhawk Military Intelligence Analyst.

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Jason Havey (Onnit Labs COO and Spinning Logic podcast host) joins the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #154 Jason Havey (Onnit Labs COO and Spinning Logic podcast host). 

Much like myself, Jason Havey has lived a super interesting life, rich with amazing experiences. A successful businessman, Jason is the COO of Onnit Labs global health and wellness brand, formerly an award winning Hotelier with 16 years of experience, most recently as General Manager of both the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace and the Sheraton Madison at the same time and originally an infantry mortarman, which eventually lead to him becoming a Military Intelligence Analyst for a Blackhawk helicopter unit.

This has honestly been one of the most fascinating explorations of another person’s life that I’ve ever had the pleasure of featuring on the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast.

We cover a vast array of subject matter from growing up super poor in Wisconsin as the child of a single mother, surviving a horrific car crash, breaking 3 vertebrae and having to learn how to walk again, the impact that float tanks make to how he operates, taking Iowaska in Peru not once, but twice, Reverend Jim Jones and the Jonestown massacre in Guatemala, being taken far outside his comfort zone and feeling like his eyes were opened for the first time the jungles of Central America during his military service and the joys of becoming a bone marrow donor and the privilege of being able to save the life of another person. 

This Wisconsin native now resides in Austin (Texas) and for the past 3 years Jason has been the host of the Spinning Logic Podcast with over 150 episodes to date, where the goal of Spinning Logic is to thread together the unique stories of unique guests and to celebrate the vast array of people that represent humankind.

Jason Havey is an aggressive optimist, who believes strongly in the power of the individual to improve themselves and thus, the world. He also believes in the beauty of all things he finds true joy in interacting with unique individuals, places, events and stories.

Download this episode and be prepared to be amazed and inspired!

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Jason Havey (Onnit Labs COO and Spinning Logic podcast host) joins the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast.

Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! LIVE Sydney podcast with Murray Cook (The Wiggles) + Remo Giuffré (TEDxSydney founder).

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Oscar McMahon from Young Henrys and Dan Wilkinson from @hotndelicious announce the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet LIVE Podcast Series!

Book your free tickets to the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! LIVE podcast in Sydney with special guests – Murray Cook (The Wiggles, The Soul Movers) and Remo Giuffré (founder & director of TEDxSydney). 

Yas! Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!, Young Henrys & The Unicorn Hotel are proud to announce the launch of the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! LIVE Podcast Series in partnership with Young Henrys, kicking off at The Unicorn Hotel on Wednesday the 1st of November at 7pm.

Proudly supported by Young HenrysThe Unicorn Hotel and our friends at TwoSpace, the launch and this first of the LIVE podcast series features special guest Remo Giuffré (TEDxSydney founder) and Murray Cook from The Wiggles and The Soul Movers!

Limited Capacity – Snap up your EXCLUSIVE FREE TICKET today by clicking the link below!

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Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! is a weekly iTunes entrepreneurship podcast where we interview inspiring, influential individuals and entrepreneurs across a range of industries about what makes them tick as people and drives their hunger for success.

Show guests thus far include Wil Anderson (comedian, podcast & TV presenter), Tom Ballard (comedian), Sierra Nevada Brewing Co founder, Ken Grossman, Oscar McMahon from Young HenrysGotyeDaniel Flynn (Thankyou Water co-founder)Tashi Dorjee (TwoSpace co-founder), Aussie actor Daniel MacPherson & many more!

Download Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!free via iTunes today:

 

For more Information or Partnership Requests contact: info@hotndelicious.com

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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

 

Oscar McMahon from Young Henrys and Dan Wilkinson from @hotndelicious announce the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet LIVE Podcast Series!

Women In Business Podcast: Holly Stephens (Triangles XYZ founder + entrepreneur).

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Holly Stephens (Triangles XYZ founder + entrepreneur) on the Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet! podcast.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #153 Holly Stephens (Triangles XYZ founder + entrepreneur). 

Holly Stephens, founder of Triangles XYZ, is an absolute inspiration & dead-set legend!

Prior to launching Triangles XYZ, a business created to help women take their first step into entrepreneurship, Holly Stephens worked at Google where she managed the launch of Android Pay in Australia & New Zealand and led The Digital Garage UK, Google’s entrepreneur and small business program that’s training 1 million Europeans in digital skills over two years.

Triangles work with an incredible network of partners including Google Digital Garage, IBM, Tank Stream Labs, TwoSpace, Academy Xi, SendGrid, and more. They have male champions and a referral network for incubation, acceleration, education and mentoring to support women from all backgrounds and locations. They’ve been featured on Sky News, StartupDaily and SmartCompany.

Holly is also the CEO of Springstart Marketing, helping tech startups and businesses launch, expand, and sustain users and customers through targeted and growth marketing.

Want to know how to make your first steps as a startup founder or entrepreneur? Your journey starts here…

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!
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Connect with Holly Stephens (Triangles founder + entrepreneur) online:
Reach out directly at holly@heytriangles.xyz
Download the ‘Mighty Networks’ App in the AppStore and search ‘Triangles’.
Get social @Trianglesxyz on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin.
Check us out on YouTube
Hit Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet up on social media here:
Hot & Delicious YouTube – Ballistyx Snowboard Show, interviews & more.
‘Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet’ entertainment, travel, photography & lifestyle blog:
For social media, photography & influencer business enquiries contact: info@hotndelicious.com
Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Holly Stephens (Triangles XYZ founder + entrepreneur) on the Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet! podcast.

Ambition, Small Business & Pursuing Your Dreams – Where Should I Begin?

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Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! with global award-winning Social Media Strategist, Dan Wilkinson.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #143 Dan Wilkinson – Ambition, Small Business & Pursuing Your Dreams – Where Should I Begin? 

Ambition, Small Business & Pursuing Your Dreams – Where Should I Begin?

There is NOTHING in the world like being your own boss and getting paid to pursue what you love!

If you had told me in 2015 that I’d be making more $$$ in 2 days than I used to make in 5 and that I would be living 5 minutes walk from the ocean, working remotely from the home office every day (I commute to work via the kitchen 😃) and then creating podcasts, Instagram content and business development on my other work days, then I would have said to you “Let’s jump in the time machine and take me there immediately!”

From studying biochemistry to Emirates Airline senior flight attendant to music industry jack-of-all-trades to global award-winning social media strategist, my life has been a journey of design, chasing that “Life Work Balance”. Yep, you heard right… ever since I was 20 years old I’ve pursued an approach to life by focusing on jobs that allow me to live a certain lifestyle and chase what I love for living… travel, music & a life of creativity.

If you had told me 20 years ago I’d be a flight attendant living in Dubai for 6.5 years, I’d have pissed myself laughing… “No way!”, if you’d told me 12 years ago that I’d be working in social media for a living I’d have been like “What’s Social Media?” 😉 And I’m still rolling with it… last year I spent 3 months in California after leaving my full-time job and since moved to Bondi Beach in December, turned my podcast into a radio show on Bondi Beach Radio and took on my first university gig lecturing in Social Media Strategy at Macleay College in Sydney. WTF is happening right now?!! 🚀 Keep Pushin’!

Over the coming weeks & months, I am releasing a series of solo digital shows for free download via iTunes and the Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet! weekly small business and entrepreneur podcast to help any of you who yearns for a life where you get paid to do what you love and chase your dreams.

This is the first show in this series is:

Ambition, Small Business & Pursuing Your Dreams – Where Should I Begin? – 

  • The 1st Steps – Decide What You Want & Follow Your Heart.
  • The Top Tips and Tools – Clear A Path & Make That Start.

The next show in the series:

10 Tools & Tips for the Ambitious, Small Business Owner & Digital Nomad – Perform at your best whilst living life to the fullest!

What exactly is it that are you waiting for? There is absolutely nothing stopping you from taking the plunge except you. Make a start, make a start today!

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #143 Dan Wilkinson – Ambition, Small Business & Pursuing Your Dreams – Where Should I Begin? 

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!  🍻🎙✌🏻
Android users – you’ll need to download the free Podcast Republic app then search Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet. 
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‘Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet’ entertainment, travel, photography & lifestyle blog:
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professionals who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.
Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! with Social Media Strategist, Dan Wilkinson.

Small Business Podcast: Bondi Tony’s Burger Joint founder, Tony Gosden.

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Bondi Tony’s Burger Joint founder, Tony Gosden, joins Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! in Sydney.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #130 Bondi Tony’s Burger Joint founder (Tony Gosden). 

I moved to Bondi Beach late last year after falling in love with the Sydney Eastern Suburbs beach lifestyle and I made a decision to stay.

One of the attractions of Bondi Beach for me is not only that I now live 5 minutes walk from Bondi Beach, with spectacular coastal walks and lunchtime swims part of my regular routine, but I have become friends with and have access to a wealth of like-minded, ambitious, progressive and creative individuals that work and reside in this beautiful suburb of Sydney.

So many in this local global beachside community possess a mentality that encompasses an understanding that 9-5 is a primitive way to exist and there is another way to achieve success, whilst living life to the fullest! (as we speak I am sitting here at the home office in my board shorts having started my working week at midday on a Monday).

One of those inspiring peeps in my life is the human embodiment of the word ‘community’ and the creator/owner of Bondi Tony’s Burger Joint, Tony Gosden. Hailing from a music industry background as a promoter and band manager, Tony created Bondi Tony’s Burger Joint as a salute to the rock’n’roll lifestyle, with a diverse mix of platinum records, graffiti/local art, march and books hanging on the walls of this Glenayr Avenue restaurant, Young Henrys beer on tap, a mouth-watering menu of burgers named after indie Australian bands and awesome tunes cranked all day while you eat, drink and be merry.

In today’s show, we chat about founding your own business and the values that you bring to your business as an individual, Tony’s background in the music industry and the stories behind the array of band-inspired burgers including the Classic Cog, Trippin’ Seahorse (my fave), Lost Valentino, Just a Jezabel and Johnny Collide, why Tony moved to Bondi 20 years ago and never left, his sense of community and partnering with local Sydney businesses like Young Henrys and Field To Fork to ensure we can all thrive and grow together and much, much more.

And if this alone isn’t enough to entice you to get inside the mind of this successful Aussie businessman and to download this chat, then try this on for size… Bondi Tony’s Burger Joint is the most ordered food in Australia on app/website Deliveroo! Get it in your mouth and get it in your ears!

Let’s get into it!

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‘Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet’ entertainment, travel, photography & lifestyle blog:
 
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Bondi Tony’s Burger Joint founder, Tony Gosden, joins Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! in Sydney.