Darren Fittler is a senior lawyer who runs a Charities and Social Sector practice. He shares his vocational story and life philosophy. Darren is a person who is blind and he explains the difference between the social model of disability as distinct from the medical model. We also hear about Darren's approach to community service, his prior advocacy at the United Nations, his turn to stand-up comedy, and his positive attitude to emerging AI technology.
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Roller Derby skater Paula “Shreddy” Kruger gives us an introduction to what is roller derby and provides insights to the subculture and philosophy of roller derby as an inclusive sport and community.
Community radio station manager Paula Kruger shares the origins of her interests in radio and storytelling and in doing so tells some of her own personal story. This episode features a discussion of Paula's approach to overcoming a fear of public speaking (in high school) before finding a home in Thailand (in early adult years) and carving out a media career (including many years at the ABC).
Here is the photo described by this week's guest Paula Kruger.
We hear about the vocational pathway of futurist Ross Dawson and his interests in systems thinking and feedback loops. Ross is an author and his most recent book Thriving on Overload contains practical strategies and tools for managing in a world of information overwhelm.