What happens when unlikely people connect humanly? In this episode of the Human First Podcast, Penny Locaso talks about the power of shared ideas and cross-sector collaboration with Cj Holden, a genuine, down-to-earth human being who is building engaged communities through immersive experiences. Having been in Australia for only 18 months, Cj is about to launch a first-of-its-kind event with hundreds of unlikely people with a similar vision of being a force for change.
This Week We Explore:
The importance of respecting other people's journeys
Why Cj sees himself as an accidental entrepreneur
Cj's journey into s p a c e - a different type of conference - and what that entails
What success truly looks like for him
What Cj would tell his younger self
You can learn more about the experience and apply to go to s p a c e at https://spaceseries.com/
Have you stopped to consider who might be falling through the cracks of COVID-19? Penny Locaso joins Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Innovation Leader Abiola Ajetomobi as she shares the effect of COVID-19 on those seeking asylum.
To celebrate Mother's Day and share a story that has already inspired 8,000+ people on LinkedIn, I decided to invite my amazing Mum, Sandra Reed, onto the Human First podcast couch. Since COVID-19 hit I have been committed to sharing stories that uplift and encourage a little more joy into our days. This week is no exception.
How important is creativity and it's expression to humans? This week Penny Locaso is joined by Actor, Singer & Producer Blake Bowden. Blake shares the effect of COVID-19 on the arts industry and the unconsidered implications for a workforce that is casual in nature.