Reviving The Lost Art Of Letter Writing | Episode 23

Reviving The Lost Art Of Letter Writing | Episode 23

When was the last time you wrote a letter? In this episode of the Human First Podcast, Penny Locaso talks about the power of creativity and our inner muse with Melanie Knight, a human being who is passionate about human connection and spreading safe spaces around the world for people to be creative and social in subtle and playful ways. Melanie is reviving the lost art of letter writing through two big projects - Dead Letter Club and The Library of Letters.

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Accidental Entrepreneur With A Human Focus | Episode 22

Accidental Entrepreneur With A Human Focus | Episode 22

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.

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How Bravery Drives Real Change | Episode 21

How Bravery Drives Real Change | Episode 21

How do you effectively drive change? In this episode of the Human First Podcast, Penny Locaso talks bravery, gender equity, and the advantages of being difficult with Dr. Francesca Maclean, a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in STEM. As a champion, mentor, sponsor, and multi-dimensional human being, Francesca is breaking barriers for gender equity in STEM and encouraging people to be brave, step up, say something, and do something.

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Making Work More Human | Episode 20

Making Work More Human | Episode 20

What is your infinite unfinished goal? In this episode of the Human First Podcast, Penny Locaso talks purpose, failure, and the journey of self-discovery with Steven Ma, a curious person whose purpose is to make work more human. As Chief Purpose Officer and Agility Executive at No Moss, Steven co-designs organisations for empathy and agility, emphasising a more human purpose to work. 

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Curiosity and Cultivating Creativity | Episode 19

Curiosity and Cultivating Creativity | Episode 19

What could you do to be more creative? In this episode of the Human First Podcast, Penny Locaso talks curiosity and creativity with Stephen Gates, a designer and someone who loves to teach, coach, and help the world get more creative. As Head Design Evangelist at Invision, Stephen helps teams elevate the impact of design inside their organisations. What could you do to have better ideas?

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Let's Get Real And Human | Episode 18

Let's Get Real And Human | Episode 18

A raw look at being human on your entrepreneurial journey. In this episode of the Human First Podcast, Penny Locaso gets vulnerable and honest about what it means to be human on this entrepreneurial journey. Hint: It's coming to terms that there's no silver bullet or shortcut in realising your dream.

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Habits, Humanity and Taking Action | Episode 17

Habits, Humanity and Taking Action | Episode 17

Bringing consciousness into navigating the digital world. In this episode of the Human First Podcast, I share coffee and conversation with the always thought-provoking, Holly Ransom. CEO at Emergent, professional moderator, and a brilliant mind, Holly is forensically curious about the world around her.

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AI For Humanity and For Good | Episode 16

AI For Humanity and For Good | Episode 16

Bringing spirituality and morality to technology. Rita Arrigo, Digital Advisor at Microsoft, shares how engaging with customers who look at the world in different ways has shaped her perspective on how AI can truly amplify human potential, and not replace it.

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Technology's Two-Headed Dragon | Episode 15

Technology's Two-Headed Dragon | Episode 15

Just because it can be done, does it mean we should. This week, Raymond shares with Penny his insights into the world of biotechnology and DNA sequencing, discussing his wish for us to know what the basic technologies are, understand what they do, what we should integrate into our lives, and what we need to put at a distance.

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What If Success Looked Like Discovering That What You Thought You Knew Was Wrong? | Episode 14

What If Success Looked Like Discovering That What You Thought You Knew Was Wrong? | Episode 14

When did you last surprise yourself? Human First host Penny Locaso talks about intentional adaptability, the foundational skillset required to navigate and shape the future, and the post-delivery findings of the world first IAQ™️ Program recently delivered to fifteen brave intrapreneurs, from a global giant.

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Less Doing More Being In 2019 | Episode 13

Less Doing More Being In 2019 | Episode 13

Create The Space For More Being Happiness Hacker and Human First host Penny Locaso shares her 2019 commitment for creating intentional space for less doing and more being. Focusing on how you show up in the every day may very well enable you to realise the magic in the journey that is life.

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Yin & Yang of Technology | Episode 12

Yin & Yang of Technology | Episode 12

Conversation, Curiosity & Exploration - Futurist In Residence at MYOB, Keran McKenzie, and Penny, have a discussion around the exciting world of data availability, and its corresponding causes of concern.

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