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29 minutes | 2 months ago
Online Fundraising and Crowdfunding for a Good Cause
Welcome to Xchange Revolution. In this episode we chat with Tania Burstin, founder and managing director of mycause, an Australian award-winning cause funding platform. Tania is a three-time Telstra Business award finalist and a top 50 women fintech leader. Mycause is Australia's number 1 platform for online fundraising and crowdfunding, giving Australians accessible ways to donate to causes that matter to them.In this episode we discuss:Online fundraising and crowdfunding in AustraliaTania's journey in building this award winning platformUnderstanding charity regulationsWho can raise money and what types of causes you can raise money forPersonal cause and pledge based crowdfundingHow you can change someone's life by raising funds for themThe most unusual charity that raised moneyHow Covid 19 impacted mycause and the not for profit industryTania shares how she and her family are adapting to life through the pandemic
38 minutes | 2 months ago
Aged Care in Australia with Danielle Robertson from DR Care Solutions
Welcome to Xchange Revolution. In this episode we're talking about the current state and the future of aged care in Australia. My guest is Danielle Robertson, founder of DR Care Solutions, providing tailored care solutions for people ageing, their carers or guardians.We discuss how aged care in Australia needs to change, needs of the elderly and how we need more options in the future for people choosing to age at home.In this episode we discuss:Dial an Angel was founded in 1967 by Danielle's motherAged care in Australia has changedCaring for the carersAgeing at homePost retirement considerationsThe Room Xchange provides a good first step for socialisation and companionshipAged care, Covid-19 and the Royal CommissionCasualisation of the workforce has forced workers to go from one aged care home to the nextWe need to improve training and offer more qualificationsEurope is progressive in regards to aged careThe story of 91 year old Maggie on The Room XchangeElderly have stories and wisdom we need to embraceFind out how Danielle Robertson is changing the way she livesAbout Danielle RobertsonDanielle Robertson was CEO of DIAL-AN-ANGEL®, Australia's only national group specialising in Home and Family care and support services for all types of care.After almost 29 years in the family business (17 years working in the business and 12 years at the helm of DIAL-AN-ANGEL), after a transition period, Danielle exited the business when it was acquired by Nextt Health in September 2014. Danielle’s areas of expertise include health care, aged care, disability care, retirement living, childcare, executive mentoring, family business, and medico legal costing, assessments and court expertise. After navigating DIAL-AN-ANGEL through accreditation for NDIS and Consumer Directed Care (CDC) she has a broad and comprehensive understanding of the industry and the relevant, and often complicated, Government legislation associated with it. Having worked for the largest provider of in-home care services in Australia, she has significant hands-on experience managing the day to day operations as well as the strategic board level negotiations. Danielle is offering her 34+ years extensive experience to the care industry, offering assistance to quality care service providers, financial advisors, accountants, lawyers and private clients. Navigating the Aged Care system to obtain the right care solutions and outcome for the client is Danielle’s main driver.You can find Danielle Robertson on Linkedin.Website - DR Care SolutionsYou can find Danielle on Instagram You can find Ludwina Dautovic on Linked.You can connect with The Room Xchange on Facebook;Twitter,Instagram and Linkedin.
35 minutes | 3 months ago
Trent Oeltjen - Leading the Next Generation of Baseball
"The growth is in the friction; in the uncomfortable moments in life." Listen to Major Leaguer Trent Oltjen talk about how he works through challenges and builds resilience in times of adversity. Much like what many of us are going through right now. In this week’s episode I wanted to bring on a guest who could inspire and encourage us during this difficult time. Trent is a recently retired Major Leaguer and World Professional Baseball Player and Silver Medal Winner at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. He’s now committed to leading the next generation of baseball players in Australia to help them fulfil their dreams. Trent and I delved into a deep conversation about how he worked through some difficult times in his sporting life, his mindset around things he wants to achieve and how he’s pivoting his business and life to fit into the new world post Coronavirus.IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:Trents baseball career from a child through to todayA major injury at 15 and how he mentally and physically worked through itPlaying in the major leagues and the Athens Olympic GamesRetiring in his 30's and finding his path to the next phase in his lifeHow he decided to become an Ultra Marathon RunnerHis passion for leading the next generation of young baseball players in Australia through NxtGen BaseballMost importantly, Trent shares how we works through challenges in life and how he believes that the growth is in the frictionHow Trent is changing the way he lives, works and playsABOUT TRENT OELTJEN:Recently retired Major Leaguer and World professional baseball player; Trent Oeltjen co-founded NxtGen with the goal of making a positive difference in the lives of aspiring young ball players and their families along their journey to achieving their baseball dreams. From the World Baseball Classic to winning a silver medal in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games to succeeding in the Major Leagues you name it, Trent has achieved it! Trent is one of Australia’s most celebrated baseball players with a professional career spanning 14 years. Trent played Major League Baseball for the LA Dodgers 2010-2012; Arizona Diamondbacks in 2009 as well as represented Team Australia at numerous international events, including winning a Silver Medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics and The World Baseball Classics, which he hit .500 and led his team to wins over top teams likeTeam Mexico.Trent has first hand knowledge and experience of what it's like to be in your shoes and what it takes to not only reach the pinnacle of the game but remain there over a sustained period of time. Trent believes one of his biggest assets along his journey to reaching and expanding his full potential was the team he surrounded himself with. Trent's unparalleled passion and aptitude to help other athletes fulfil their dreams and reach their true potential is what lead to the creation of NxtGen Baseball.SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW SHOWPlease subscribe to the show on your favourite podcast directory & we appreciate you leaving a rating & review. We read all reviews on future episodes!It's available on: iTunes | Spotify | Google Play | iHeart Radio | Tunein | Stitcher
32 minutes | 4 months ago
Ian Nazareth - The Future of Housing in Australia
Welcome to Xchange Revolution. In this episode we're talking about the future of housing in Australia and how we are changing the way we live.Ian Nazareth is an Architect, researcher and Program Director - Master of Urban Design at RMIT University in Melbourne. We discuss the re-imagining of our cities and the restructuring of existing housing. We also talk about the impact of covid on housing and how it’s changing the way we live, work and play in our homes.As Ian says, “Australian homes have started to absorb functions of a civic nature.”Subscribe, rate and review showPlease subscribe to the show on your favourite podcast directory and we appreciate you leaving a rating and review. We read all reviews on future episodes!It's available on: iTunes | Spotify | Google Play | iHeart Radio | Tunein | Stitcher
31 minutes | 4 months ago
Kizzi Nkwocha - Get Ready for a Literary and Artistic Explosion
Welcome to Xchange Revolution. Saving money and getting the best deal is in the forefront of everyone's mind right now. So In this episode Ludwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, is talking to Kizzi Nkwocha, publisher of multiple online magazines and over 200 books.In the episode they discuss the changes in the publishing industry and perhaps it's time you write your book!As Kizzi says, “Knowledge is power. If we can help people make better financial decisions it helps to improve their lives.”Subscribe, rate and review showPlease subscribe to the show on your favourite podcast directory and we appreciate you leaving a rating and review. We read all reviews on future episodes!It's available on: iTunes | Spotify | Google Play | iHeart Radio | Tunein | StitcherIn this episode we discuss:Got a book in you?Kizzi's latest book is called 'How to Run a Business in Times of Crisis' helping people run a business and stay mentally agile while working from home.Are you reading more?Book sales are skyrocketingBC – Before covid and now we’re on the brink of changeIs it time to write your book?You’ve been given the time; you should take it.What to consider when writing your bookAre you are a book reader or book listener?We’re going to see a huge explosion in terms of literary and artistic content.What is Kizzi doing that’s changing how he lives.About Kizzi NkwochaKizzi Nkwocha is the publisher of Business Game Changer Magazine, Money and Finance, The UK Newspaper, The Property Investor and The Sussex Newspaper. He is also the chair of The Ethical Publishers Association. Kizzi made his mark in the UK as a publicist, journalist and social media pioneer. As a widely respected and successful media consultant he has represented a diverse range of clients including the King of Uganda, and Amnesty International. Kizzi has also become a well-known personality on both radio and television. He has been the focus of a Channel 4 documentary on publicity and has hosted his own talk show, London Line, on Sky TV. He has also produced and presented both radio and TV shows in Cyprus and Spain. Kizzi presents the business podcast shows, Kizzi’s Friday Game Changers and The Naked Property Investor.You can find Ludwina Dautovic on Linked or Instagram.You can find Kizzi on - Website, Linkedin and Facebook.You can connect with The Room Xchange on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.
24 minutes | 5 months ago
Fred Schebesta - Compare and Save with Finder.com
Welcome to Xchange Revolution. Saving money and getting the best deal is in the forefront of everyone's mind right now. So In this episode Ludwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, is talking to Fred Schebesta, CEO and co-founder of Finder.com. Fred is an entrepreneur with a vision to compare everything and empower people to improve their lives. So much so that he co-founded Finder.com in 2009, a platform that enables you to compare prices on products and services. We hope this episodes inspires you to compare and save a little more and help you to change the way you live.Subscribe, rate and review showPlease subscribe to the show on your favourite podcast directory and we appreciate you leaving a rating and review. We read all reviews on future episodes!In this episode we discuss:2.30 - How Finder got started2.50 - Fred Schebesta made the AFR 2019 Young Rich List3.50 - Core purpose of Finder.com5.44 - Only a small percentage of Australian's look closely at their finances7.48 - Covid has motivated people to look more closely at the finances9.50 - Covid will bring innovation and change the working economy13.17 - How Finder.com can save you money17.22 - Finder's new e-commerce feature20.13 - What Fred is doing to change the way he livesAbout Fred SchebestaFred Schebesta is an award-winning business leader, best known for co-founding one of the world’s leading comparison websites, Finder.com. He is a serial entrepreneur, author, media commentator, mentor and active member of the startup, crypto and small business communities. Fred ranks 22nd on the 2019 Australian Financial Review Young Rich List, worth $193 million.Fred is now leading Finder’s venture capital arm, Finder Ventures, which launched in 2018 and with it, launching HiveEx.com, a cryptocurrency brokerage.His entrepreneurial journey started well before Finder.com. At just 22 – while still at university – Fred, together with his business partner and school friend Frank Restuccia, created Freestyle Media. They grew the business into a successful digital marketing agency that sold to a publicly listed company in 2007. Their next venture was finder.com in Australia, which exploded into the comparison market in 2009 – one of the most highly competitive internet categories. Finder.com was born out of a simple concept: to educate people and directly compare student credit cards. The magic sauce was leveraging all the proven and best practice digital marketing strategies they used to sell to their clients.You can find Fred Schebesta on Linkedin.You can find Ludwina Dautovic on Linked.You can find Finder.com - Website, Linkedin and Facebook.You can connect with The Room Xchange on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.
31 minutes | 5 months ago
Chris Forbes - Kidney Health and Kidney Awareness
In this episode Ludwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, is having a chat with Chris Forbes about Kidney Health. Chris is the CEO of Kidney Health Australia. This month marks 10 years cancer free for Ludwina and she wanted to celebrate the milestone by bringing awareness around Kidney Health.Chris Forbes is an excellent business leader and manager with more than ten years CEO / CCO experience. He is now dedicated to helping people with kidney disease, with a view to improving their health outcomes and quality of life. Please subscribe to the show on your favourite podcast directory and we appreciate you leaving a rating and review.We read all reviews on future episodes!In this episode we discuss:5.00 - Ludwina shares her story about surviving Kidney Cancer6.21 - The importance of getting a kidney health check6.39 - Symptoms to be aware of7.09 - GP's can do a simple test to check your kidney health8.44 - Ludwina's journey after being diagnosed and her surgery9.59 - Kidney failure is the end stage of kidney disease10.45 - What is the function of your kidneys?11.29 - Link between blood pressure, diabetes and kidney damage12.12 - If everyone with high blood pressure got a kidney health check we'd make a huge difference13.16 - How to look after your kidneys14.00 - It's a growing disease because of lifestyle14.34 - Stats around the number of people with early markers for kidney disease15.00 - Five stages of kidney disease 15.47 - More than 13,000 people in Australia undergoing dialysis right now17.00 - If we get it early we won't end up with kidney disease17.33 - Ludwina had two Incisional hernias as a result of the radical nephrectomy20.42 - Our bodies are a strong, living being that needs to be nurtured and looked after21.55 - Just change small things in your lifestyle that will eventually become a habit23.44 - Resources available at Kidney Health Australia25.00 - If in doubt, just ask your GP26.00 - Kidney Risk Test is on the website27.00 - We're very fortunate in Australia with our great medical systems28.04 - The changes that Chris is making to change the way he livesYou can find Chris Forbes on Linkedin.You can find Ludwina Dautovic on Linked.You can find Kidney Health Australia - Website, Linkedin and Facebook.You can connect with The Room Xchange on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.If you'd like to be on the show - Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us how you or your company is changing how we live, work or play.
42 minutes | 5 months ago
Erik Qualman - Digital Leaders are Made not Born
In this episode Ludwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, is having a chat with Erik Qualman on Digital Leadership and Focus. Erik is often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech. Erik Qualman is a #1 Bestselling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker who has spoken in over 55 countries and reached 35 million people.His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling. Erik was formerly a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT’s edX labs. Look out for Erik's new book - 'The Focus Project' coming out soon. We'll be posting the link here when it's available.Please subscribe to the show on your favourite podcast directory and we appreciate you leaving a rating and review.We read all reviews on future episodes!In this episode we discuss:3.59 - 90% of kids have a digital footprint by the time they're 2 years old. 5.26 - Socialnomics - what is it?7.27 - What is the key to success for a digital leader?9.06 - What happens in Vegas stays on Youtube10.07 - Pause twice; post once12.20 - Twitter is now filtering certain information 14.32 - Good reputable news will be the winners15.09 - Follow thought leaders who you trust17.29 - Reinvention post Covid-19 19.27 - 'The Focus Project', Eriks new book21.00 - If you focused on one thing, what would your life be like?23.12 - What distractions do you have?24.00 - Are you a robin, an eagle or an owl?26.43 - What spirit animal are you?33.00 - Listen to his story about Tony Hawk and how he managed to get Barrack Obama to laugh!35.00 - I asked Erik, 'What's one thing you're doing that's changing how you live, work or play?'40.00 - Free resources on Erik's website so make sure you head over there - Equalman.com.His new book is called 'The Focus Project' and is available on Amazon. His new book is called 'The Focus Project' and is available on Amazon.
40 minutes | 6 months ago
Maz Compton - The Social Rebellion
Ludwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, in conversation with Maz Compton - Author of The Social Rebellion.Maz and Ludwina talk about our relationship with alcohol and how sometimes you need a break and sometimes you need a break-up!In this episode we discuss:5.51 - Maz landing her first dream job at MTV7.00 - Landing her next dream jobs on National Drive Radio and Sydney Breakfast Show10.00 - Alcohol became part of her job description14.00 - Realisation that alcohol will not change your situation or circumstances16.10 - You don't need to hit rock bottom to have an unhealthy relationship with alcohol18.00 - On one end of the scale you have sobriety on the other end you have alcoholism. The majority of the population are somewhere in between. 19.33 - Alcoholic beverages are classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a Group 1 carcinogen19.58 - Alcohol can increase the chance of breast cancer in woman by 40%21.29 - 'This Naked Mind' by Annie Grace talks about the neurological approach to alcohol consumption22.58 - Maz described her relationship with alcohol as if it were a person she was in a relationship with 24.45 - Sometimes you need a break and sometimes you need a break up26.21 - Why do we give our power over to substances? 27.00 - Alcohol has become a right of passage. It needs to shift.28.12 - I love being the social rebel29.05 - One of the reasons she drank is because she felt lonely29.56 - Maz is the least bored she's ever been and is incredibly productive. 30.00 - She's more creative since she stopped drinkingAbout Maz ComptonWhat started out as a passion for music and entertaining, gloriously landed her a dream job as a VJ with MTV. Maz was the original host of its flagship show Total Request Live (TRL). During her 5 years with MTV, Maz travelled the globe attending music festivals and interviewed pretty much every celebrity including her girl crush Sandra Bullock, super producer and hip hop star Kanye West, from the biggest bands including Coldplay, Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers to pop icons Lady Gaga and Katy Perry and Aussie stars Wolfmother, Guy Sebastian and Margot Robbie. Back in Australia she anchored the MTV Video Music Awards and ARIA Red Carpet Specials and was nominated for most popular female presenter in 2008.Maz found herself on a late night radio show in 2010 and rose to the heights of radio fame in just a few. By 2014 she was crowned Cosmopolitan's Women of the Year in Radio, then in 2015, Maz headed to the US for RedBull TV to host the their global live TV events and launched her own digital interview series as the entertainment specialist with rebranded digital platform Yahoo 7 Be. and A couple of years later she wrote a book about her time in the spotlight, UnEdited. After over a decade of fun making headlines and memories in media, Maz has redirected her attention to health and wellness. She is a qualified Wellness Coach, owns a fitness studio and is currently studying a degree in psychology. Her second book, The Social Rebellion, has been instrumental in the alcohol-free living movement. Written to empower people to redefine their relationship with alcohol, The Social Rebellion has had countless messages of praise.
32 minutes | 6 months ago
Bianca Cefalo - The Accidental Rocket Scientist
Ludwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, in conversation with Bianca Cefalo - The Accidental Rocket Scientist.Ludwina and Bianca talk about the benefits of space exploration, how much rely on it and how it's changing how we live, work and play.In this episode we discuss:4.33 - Bianca's story of how she became the accidental rocket scientist5.20 - I love the oily engines and working with cars8.30 - How Bianca had to deal with sexism and judgment in the industry 11.59 - Benefits of space travel and what it provides us14.09 - No one would ever believe that posting on Facebook, or using an app or watching Netflix would be rocket science15.13 - The benefits of rocket science15.54 - The age of exploration - how the world was discovered17.01 - Can we live on Mars? Are there resources we can use?19.06 - Space exploration isn't as expensive as we think. Bianca compares the cost of professional football to space travel costs20.19 - Rocket scientists looking like our daughters will become the norm22.28 - Space for Women - Gender equality for women and girls in stem25.00 - Gender should not be part of the conversation26.30 - Don't miss Bianca's answer to my question - 'What are you doing that is changing how you live, work or play?'30.28 - Space for Women show online every SaturdayAbout Bianca CefaloBianca Cefalo is a Space Systems Thermal Product Manager who enables Airbus Defense and Space UK to create and implement disruptive thermal management solutions for Next Generation Telecommunication Spacecraft.After nearly a decade spent designing, simulating and qualifying innovative technologies that span from the Automotive to the Space industry, Bianca has learned that - in light of the ever shifting Global Geopolitical, Economic and Ethical landscapes - what truly protects market competitiveness for any business is the ability to consistently entrust change, diverse communication and creative thinking at multiple human and organizational levels.Since 2013 Bianca has been supporting Thermal Engineering and R&D communities across Berlin and London, contributing to the delivery of several Science and Commercial Telecoms Missions sponsored by NASA, ESA, DLR, UKSA and EU - including HP3 instrument embarked on the NASA/JPL InSight Mars Mission.Bianca holds a degree in Aerospace and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Naples 'Federico II'.At present, Bianca is cherishing every single minute in her Rocket Scientist suite and - as STEM Ambassador and Committee Member of the ‘Women's Engineering Society’ London and ‘Women in Aerospace’ Europe - she is ultimately pursuing her utmost heartfelt quest: inspiring young girls to become future fierce leaders in STEM industries.
9 minutes | 6 months ago
GoFetch Delivers To Your Door - Personal or Business Deliveries
SPECIAL BONUS CONTENT - COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS WITH GOFETCHLudwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, in conversation Ben Effrat, Operations Manager at GoFetch, a delivery solution for all of your same-day and urgent personal and business delivery needs.The GoFetch platform allows you to connect to one of our 5,000 registered fetchers using their mobile and web app at anytime, day or night, for on-demand delivery! Currently available in all Australian capital cities (excl. NT) and in selected regional centres. GoFetch have very kindly made a special offer for our listeners and community here at The Room Xchange. Listen to the end of the interview to find out what it is.In this episode we discuss:Differences between Go Fetch and traditional courier companiesYou can arrange a fetch for your home or businessDelivery can be delivered to your door anytimeCheaper than the usual delivery companiesGo-Fetch is app based and enables you to order a fetch directly from your phoneIf you're looking for work and have a car, bike or van you can apply to become a Fetcher
33 minutes | 7 months ago
Jamie Turner - Reinvent Yourself and Your Business
In this episode we discuss:5.56 - How Jamie got started in business7.52 - Regular guest on CNN11.03 - Covid-19 is bringing people together13.34 - Less posturing on social media and be more authentic19.00 - It's an opportunity to re-invent yourself and your business. Don't be afraid of change.22.08 - Constantly be learning. Don't resist change. Jump into it.22.36 - Jamie's amazing quote about moving through discomfort24.58 - Impact on the events industry and where it's heading26.38 - Having multiple income streams will help you survive this28.21 - Jamies three tips on how to survive and come out the other side of Covid-1931.00 - I asked Jamie how he's changing the way he lives, works and playsAbout Jamie TurnerJamie Turner is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and CEO who is a recipient of the Socialnomics “Top Keynote Speaker” award (along with Tony Robbins, Ariana Huffington, and Richard Branson). His client list includes The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T, Microsoft, Verizon, SAP, T-Mobile, and Holiday Inn. Jamie has been published in Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur, Business Insider or the Wall Street Journal. He’s also a regular guest on CNN and HLN where he contributes segments on marketing, persuasion, and leadership. He is an adjunct professor at both Emory University and the University of Texas and has been profiled in the world’s best-selling advertising textbook. Jamie is the co-author of several essential business books including How to Make Money with Social Media; Go Mobile; and Digital Marketing Growth Hacks. He is the founder of 60SecondMarketer.com and has a new YouTube series called IN:60 which is available on YouTube and was designated as one of 8 “Top Business YouTube Channels” in the nation by Wishpond.com. He is also the co-founder of A School Bell Rings, a non-profit that improves access to education for impoverished children around the globe. If you’d like to find out more about having Jamie speak at your next event, click through to JamieTurner.Live.How to connect with Ludwina Dautovic and The Room XchangeLudwina Dautovic - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramThe Room Xchange - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramTo join the conversation join our private Facebook group - Xchange RevolutionThe show is listed on all podcast directories where you can subscribe, rate and review.Would you like to be on the show?If you are changing how we live, work and play, you're a great communicator & are happy to cross promote the interview, then email: email@example.com. In the subject line write: Potential Podcast Interview.Tell us in 50 words or less how you could add value to our listeners, which of our existing episodes you like and why.
31 minutes | 8 months ago
Chef Cynthia Louise - Health Benefits of a Plant Based Lifestyle
In this episode we discuss:Healing power of foodLiving a plant based or whole foods lifestyleHow Chef Cynthia Louise fell in love with foodFood has the ability to transform your healthHow to start to integrate more vegetables into your lifestyleWill Covid-19 have an impact on how we cook and eat?A fresh perspective on food and wellbeingCan food help heal your body?ABOUT CHEF CYNTHIA LOUISEChef Cynthia Louise is the creator of a series of online cooking masterclasses and programs that run 24/7. Each class is designed to nurture you through an emotional connection with whole food. Connecting you internally to your incredible organs your body houses.Each class is designed to nurture you through an emotional connection with whole food. Connecting you internally to your incredible organs your body houses.In each class Cynthia guides you from her kitchen to yours, focusing on techniques that are achievable, as the techniques and intentions are the most important part of a recipe.International speaker and presenter, Chef Cynthia Louise’s on-stage presence is contagious as she is a voice of care and wisdom that ripples through our hearts gently. Connecting global visionaries and local entrepreneurs, mums, and dads into a value system that connects health alongside wealth as one energy, which creates a thriving energetic lifestyle internally.Creator and owner of NOURISH, a 5-day plant-based hands-on cooking retreat held once a year in Bali, the island of the gods. A hands-on cooking retreat where you dive into plant-based cooking alongside Chef Cynthia Louise, as she holds you up and shines a light on your soul and pure potential when it comes to nourishing yourself.Chef Cynthia Louise is a contributor, presenter on FMTV and Gaia TV. A dream come true as she remains incredibly humbled to be able to be presented to a global audience on both platforms, shining a light on humanity when it comes to choosing and eating food.Published co-author of 3 international bestselling cookbooks, with DR Libby Weaver: REAL FOOD CHEF. SWEET TOOTH STORY. REAL FOOD KITCHEN. A loving supporter of women's and men's health, wealth, and optimal well-being through the way she teaches, shining a bright light on how much you matter when it comes to choosing food. You can find Chef Cynthia Louise on her Facebook page and Instagram. She also has a phenomenal Facebook group where she regularly jumps in and engages.
36 minutes | 8 months ago
Donna De Zwart Fitted for Work - Helping Women Get Work Ready
Ludwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, in conversation with Donna De Zwart, CEO Fitted for Work.In this episode we discuss:The story of Fitted for WorkAbout Donna De ZwartHelping women get back into the workforce Cherry Woman - Helping women over 50The impact of Covid-19 on their organisationFundraising in this current climateHow you can help these women in need of accommodationAbout Donna De ZwartBased in Melbourne, Donna is a highly motivated leader with over twenty years’ experience in consulting and the education sector. Donna believes in a collaborative leadership approach, and encourages a sense of fun and creativity.Donna is the Chief Executive Officer of Fitted for Work, a not-for-profit dedicated to helping women experiencing disadvantage to regain their confidence and secure and maintain employment.Donna believes every woman has the right to economic security. She understands from a personal perspective how important it is not only for a woman to experience the dignity that work brings, but also how employment impacts family, the wider community and the growth of the Australian economy and society as a whole.Donna has held a range of executive roles in the commercial, VET and Higher Education sectors, which have centred around the development of innovative strategies that empower diverse groups.Donna’s previous positions have included General Manager with Vocation and BAWM, Associate Vice President with Diversity@Work, Department Head, National Learning and Development Manager and Senior Educator in Learning and Teaching.How to connect with Ludwina Dautovic and The Room XchangeLudwina Dautovic - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramThe Room Xchange - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramTo join the conversation join our private Facebook group - Xchange RevolutionThe show is listed on all podcast directories where you can subscribe, rate and review.Would you like to be on the show?If you are changing how we live, work and play, you're a great communicator & are happy to cross promote the interview, then email: firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line write: Potential Podcast Interview. Tell us in 50 words or less how you could add value to our listeners, which of our existing episodes you like and why.
33 minutes | 8 months ago
KJ Matthews - Future of the TV and Entertainment Industry
Ludwina Dautovic, Founder & CEO of The Room Xchange, in conversation with K.J. Matthews, Hollywood & Entertainment Reporter.The affect of Covid-19 across businesses globally is massive. The film, TV and entertainment industry has been hit hard too. While we will be relying on entertainment through our time of isolation, K.J. Matthews talks about how the industry has been hit & what it means for the future of entertainment.In this episode we discuss:Impact of Covid-19 on the Film & TV IndustryHow long will they'll be holding off on productionHow the unions are supporting crews & below the line industriesConcerts, movie theatres & comedy shows all shut downImpact on the insurance companiesReliance on entertainment while we're in isolationImpact on our internet service providers with the increase of data usageAbout KJ MatthewsK.J. Matthews is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and producer who has worked in the TV and entertainment industry for nearly two decades. She started her career as a TV reporter & news producer working for CBS, ABC, and FOX-TV afﬁliates nationwide for a number of years.After leaving local television, she moved up to CNN. There she covered the media and entertainment industry for a decade. Her work appeared on CNN, CNN International, HLN and CNN digital. K.J. was a major force in the development and overall entertainment coverage including the network’s Oscar Awards, Grammy Awards and Golden Globes coverage. She wrote & produced for AC 360, The Situation Room, New Day, CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, Erin Burnett OutFront, CNN Newsroom and Morning Express with Robin Meade. One of her highlights at CNN was working on the the award-winning primetime special, CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute and winning a Peabody Award.Besides her local and national TV and digital experience, she’s also worked on the Emmy award-winning syndicated entertainment show, Extra.Currently she’s a senior contributor to BBC World Service Radio, BBC World News TV, BBC 5 Radio Live, Germany’s DW English TV Network, and Australia’s ABC Network’s morning show, Breakfast where she writes, produces, and offers her expertise on the latest in the media & entertainment industry.How to connect with Ludwina Dautovic and The Room XchangeLudwina Dautovic - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramThe Room Xchange - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramTo join the conversation join our private Facebook group - Xchange RevolutionThe show is listed on all podcast directories where you can subscribe, rate and review.Would you like to be on the show?If you are changing how we live, work & play, you're a great communicator & are happy to cross promote the interview, then email: email@example.com. In the subject line write: Potential Podcast Interview. Tell us in 50 words or less how you could add value to
28 minutes | 8 months ago
Ryan Mischkulnig - Repurpose, Reuse, Repair, Renew, Recreate & Reimagine
Ludwina Dautovic, Founder CEO of The Room Xchange, has a conversation with Ryan Mischkulnig, founder and director of The Reimaginarium. In this episode we talk about:Ryan's beginnings and where his passion stems fromRepurpose, Reuse, Repair, Renew and Reimagine old items into newEnvironmental impactLost art of fixing and repairingConverting old into newAbout Ryan Mischkulnig and The ReimaginariumA tinkerer and reimaginer from his earliest years, Ryan Mischkulnig is a designer and engineer. "I remember all the way back in grade 5 or 6 trying to motorise some of my favourite toy cars, and dragging bikes home from the hard rubbish to repair and sell. Fast forward 20 years and I'm now adding bluetooth to old radios and still tinkering with old bikes, so I guess not much has changed!"After working in low automotive modification and as a consulting engineer in conventional product design and development, Ryan set his sights on applying his skills to used materials rather than new. He saw that old materials and objects were not getting the respect that they deserved, and saw the opportunity to apply his design, engineering and business experience to make reclaimed goods more functional and desirable. At the beginning of 2018 he and his wife made the move to the Geelong region in Victoria, Australia, in order to invest their efforts solidly in reuse, while spending as much time as possible with their young daughter. From humble beginnings in a shared Renew Geelong space in 2018, their social enterprise, The Reimaginarium, now stocks the work of over a dozen different re-makers from across Australia in a dedicated retail space. Their young daughter Elli enjoys spending several days a week at their side playing and meeting new people in the shop, something that would never have been possible in another business. Together they aim to prove to the public that reused can be as good, as functional, as convenient and as beautiful as new, and their Moorabool Street store is just the beginning._______________________________________________________________________________How to connect with Ludwina Dautovic and The Room XchangeLudwina Dautovic - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The Room Xchange - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.To join the conversation join our private Facebook group - Xchange RevolutionThe show is listed on all podcast directories where you can subscribe, rate and review._______________________________________________________________________________Would you like to be on the show?If you are revolutionising how we live, work and play, you're a great communicator and are happy to cross promote the interview, then email: firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line write: Potential Podcast Interview. Tell us in 50 words or less how you could add value to our listeners, which of our existing episodes you like and why.
28 minutes | 9 months ago
Kylee Stone - Leading Women Campaign and International Women's Day 2020
Ludwina Dautovic, founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, has a conversation with Kylee Stone, CEO The Performance Coach and Founder of Team Women Australia.Kylee is a proud Wakka Wakka woman and descendant of the stolen generation. She is a Consultant, Coach and Mentor specialising in leadership transformation, resilience and wellbeing.An executive leader with over 25 years’ working for Australia’s leading media brands and 18 years in leadership, Kylee has a reputation as a resilient and courageous leader who embraces disruption and empowers people to realise their self-expression as a leader.Described as "one of the most engaging and authentic leaders of our time" and an "effervescent force of nature”, it’s Kylee’s compassionate and non-nonsense approach that earns her the trust and respect of others.In 2014 she founded TEAM Women Australia - a nonprofit specialising in storytelling to bring women together from different backgrounds, cultures and experiences to advance as leaders while taking care of their financial health and wellbeing.In 2018 she featured as one of 13 Indigenous Female Leaders in the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) “Because of Her We Can '' campaign for her role as an Indigenous Female Leader in business.Kylee is a consummate storyteller, a mother of three children, an ambassador for Flexible Working Day (June 10, 2020) and The Mentor Evolution. Her mission is to disrupt the status quo on our traditional view of leadership and empower people to realise their self-expression as courageous, compassionate and confident leaders.In this episode we talk about:International Women's Day 2020#EachforEqual - equality for allMen need to be a part of the conversation for women to have equalityThe power for storytelling#LeadingWomen Campaign highlighting women leaders across various sectorsTaking time to listenHow Kylee is changing the way she worksHow to connect with our host, Ludwina Dautovic and The Room XchangeTo connect with Ludwina Dautovic - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.To connect with The Room Xchange - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.To join the conversation join our private Facebook group - Xchange RevolutionThe show is listed on all podcast directories where you can subscribe, rate and review._______________________________________________________________________________Would you like to be on the show?If you are revolutionising how we live, work and play, you're a great communicator and are happy to cross promote the interview, then email: email@example.com. In the subject line write: Potential Podcast Interview. Tell us in 50 words or less how you could add value to our listeners, which of our existing episodes you like and why.
31 minutes | 9 months ago
Elliot Costello talks Democrats, Social Justice, Ygap & Polished Man
Welcome to episode 1 of Xchange Revolution Podcast, a show aimed at bringing you insightful conversations with revolutionaries who are changing how we live, work and play. Brought to you by The Room Xchange, a platform that is utilising resources that already exists - time and spare bedrooms.Thank you for joining us on our first official episode of Xchange Revolution. We have a wonderful line up of guests coming up where we'll be talking about social enterprise, their experiences of bringing an idea to life and what they've learned along the way.In this episode our CEO and host, Ludwina Dautovic has a conversation with Elliot Costello, who is a passionate advocate for global issues. In this episode we talk about:Elliot's ten year role as co-founder and director of Ygap, a not for profit that finds local leaders who have local solutions to local problems in some of the worlds toughest communities.The Polished Man campaign that aims to stop violence against children. Elliots shares some insights from his recent stint volunteering with the democrats in the US. We wrap up with a sneak peak into a new project he's embarking on in the environmental space. Make sure you stick around to the end of the episode where we ask Elliot to share something he's done in his life that has changed the way he lives, works and plays. It's an honest and insightful response.Information about our guestYou can connect with Elliot Costello on Linkedin.You can also find out more information about Ygap and Polished Man Campaign.How to connect with our host and The Room Xchange on social mediaTo connect with Ludwina Dautovic - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.To connect with The Room Xchange - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
26 minutes | 10 months ago
Chris Adams talks to Ludwina Dautovic about Xchange Revolution
Welcome to the introductory episode of Xchange Revolution podcast, a show aimed at bringing you insightful conversations with revolutionaries who are changing how we live, work and play.Brought to you by The Room Xchange, a platform that is utilising resources that already exists - time and spare bedrooms.This show is hosted by our CEO and Founder, Ludwina Dautovic. Ludwina is a seasoned podcaster who produced her first show in 2010. She has since interviewed hundreds of business leaders and CEO's of major corporations worldwide. A raving fan of podcasting, Ludwina wanted to bring you conversations with leaders in the social impact space in the hope to inspire you to create change in your world.In this introductory episode, Ludwina asked her good friend and advisor, Chris Adams, to have a chat with her about the story of The Room Xchange, why she is producing Xchange Revolution and what you can expect from the show in upcoming episodes.How to connect with our host and The Room Xchange on social mediaTo connect with Ludwina Dautovic - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.To connect with The Room Xchange - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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