The politics of everything that matters to mankind in the 20th century

The Politics of Everything

Hosted by Amber Daines, The Politics of Everything launched in May 2017 as a weekly podcast series asking newsworthy experts and leaders the tricky questions about the politics of everything that matters to mankind in the 21st century. 

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Future guests are welcome to contact me with your big idea and include the subject line 'POE idea', your chosen topic and a brief biography. 

August 14th 2018
67: The Politics of Podcasting - Anthony Rigogliosi
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If it wasn't for Anthony Rigogliosi, there may well be no podcast career for me. Anthony is otherwise known as Podcast Ninja, his company's name and his podcast name - he is the man behind the production of my weekly podcast The Politics of Everything. He edits the audio and does the technical support to ensure the program goes online every Wednesday without fail, and has advised me of the basics when I was a newbie podcaster who literally knew nothing on the process.

Anthony does podcast production providing an all in one podcasting solution for podcasters whether they be doctors, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies of all kind. Before he started podcasting in 2016 he quit his retail job and travelled to multiple countries on his bicycle. Long story short, after spending all but $300 of his savings he found a job as a podcasting intern in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Based now in New York, I found Anthony through a gig economy web site back in April 2017 and the rest in podcast history. With so much behind the scenes work and his vast knowledge of the podcasting world, I thought it time to get him onto my podcast. Welcome, Anthony who is obviously discussing 'The Politics of Podcasting'.

In this show you can hear:

  1. Why has podcasting become as popular as a medium?
  2. How can podcasters get audience cut-through and attracted more subscribers organically?
  3. Does every podcast have an expiry date, and how can podcasters keep audiences engaged once the show is established but maybe not a shiny, new program?
  4. What are the most common mistakes do you see with podcasting and how can we avoid that?
  5. Take away: What is your top 3 short tips anyone keen to win in The Politics of Podcasting


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August 7th 2018
66: The Politics of Expat Life - Margot Anderson
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Living and working abroad is a massive right of passage for many Australians and others seeking a cultural adventure and career shift. A regular speaker and writer, Margot Anderson is the founder of Insync Network Group, a rapidly expanding network that supports returning expats and their spouses to purposefully reconnect and confidently manage their journey 'home'. She also runs talentinsight Australia, a management consultancy specialising in the optimisation of careers, performance and business workforce planning.

Margot's consulting experience spans a broad range of industry including retail, FMCG, energy, resources and professional services in both private and commercial structures. She works with CEO's, executive and senior leadership teams to ensure they have the right people in the right place at the right time.  Here Margot explains The Politics of Expat Life.

You will hear:

  1. Why do people want to uproot their lives and careers, and families, to work as experts aboard?
  2. The challenges of expat life are rarely talked about beyond the inner circle.
  3. Do many not ever not adjust to life at 'home' and relocate again - how common is that?
  4. Can anyone be an expat or does it take a certain mindset to succeed?
  5. Best tips for The Politics of Expat Life?

To connect with Margot:

Instagram Margot - margot.r.andersen and Insync - insyncnetworkgroup 

Twitter @MargotAndersen 


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August 1st 2018
65: The Politics of Intimacy - Isiah McKimmie
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Let's talk about sex. No, this is not an R-rated episode but my podcast guest today Isiah McKimmie is one of Australia's most popular experts on intimacy, sex and relationships. Isiah works as a couples Therapist, Sexologist, Sex Therapist and Coach, committed to loving relationships, whole-hearted sex and deep intimacy. She has credentials to boot, including a Masters Degree in Relational Psychotherapy and Masters Degree in Science of Medicine (Sexual Health/Psychosexual Therapy), among other impressive academic merits. She has a name sake web site and works online and offline to help women and men feel more empowered in areas of deep connection, intimacy and loving sex, at all stages of life. Here Isiah is discussing The Politics of Intimacy.


You can learn:

  1. How does one end up a sex therapist?
  1. How do define true intimacy and how can couples create that magic once the initial "in lust" phase wears off?
  2. How do you know if you are creating a relationship based on intimacy vs sexual attraction?
  3. How did you turn your interest and talents into a business - what makes it successful?
  4. Last advice: What is your biggest advice on The Politics of Intimacy?


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