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Unpaused the Podcast

27 EpisodesProduced by Judith StewartWebsite

Unpaused is a podcast for women wanting to restart an interrupted career or mastermind a new one after an extended break from work. // Hosted by Judy StewartProduced by Leonie MarshSound Engineer: Lana KristensenResearch Assistant: Claudia Cameron //Instagram: @_unpaused Website:

27 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

Ep 25 - Molly Beck and Carly Valancy: Networking by Numbers

May 15th, 2020


When the working world feels like it's shrinking, it's time to start enlarging your foothold. This week we change direction to give some practical …

Ep 24 - Deborah Needleman: Reinvented by Hand

May 4th, 2020


Former Editor in Chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Deborah Needleman shares her enchantment with the world of the composed and handmade on Unpaused. It's a timely reflection of how time was once measured: …

Ep 23 - Uplifts: Recap of Fran Kelly and Gillian Nasato

April 14th, 2020


A recap by Judy and Leonie who were both struck by how Fran Kelly and Gillian Nasato seemed to have found exactly the role they were born to do. …

Ep 22 - Uplifts: Gillian Nasato - Reassurance From the Frontline

April 13th, 2020


As 2IC of one of Australia's largest hospitals, Gillian Nasato knows a thing or two about adapting on the job to a massive health crisis. She draws on lessons learned at her mother's knee and 30 years of operational …

Ep 21 - Uplifts: Nadine Ingram - Baking For Comfort But Staying In Business

April 10th, 2020


Easter is to a baker what Christmas is to a pig farmer... it's peak time. The joy of baking, even in a lockdown,  permeates every word of this interview with Nadine Ingram, owner and creator of Flour and Stone, Sydney's …

Ep 20 - Uplifts: Fran Kelly - Mastering the Newsfeed

April 7th, 2020


Fran Kelly, host of ABC RN’s flagship Breakfast program, opens up with Judy about the positives of finding a rhythm, in the maelstrom of news that COVID 19 has brought… If you’re feeling overwhelmed and dispirited by …

Ep 19 - Uplifts: Structure Your Day

April 6th, 2020


Struggling to structure your day? Finding the hours bleeding into one another and that your productive time is shrinking? Judy talks to Leonie about who she turns to for advice on making time for the million and one …

Ep 18 - Uplifts: She's Back - Julie Gibbs

April 1st, 2020


You may remember book publisher Julie Gibbs, in Season 1 of the podcast; in fact, she was our very first guest. ⁠Today, we revisit Julie's story, as …

Ep 17 - Uplifts: Get Your House in Order

March 24th, 2020


The pandemic has brought Unpaused into the here and now. So today, and in coming weeks Unpaused is changing direction temporarily, to help you focus on the many ways of getting your house in order. With hours to fill at …

Ep 16 - Season Highlights of Eps 9-15

January 1st, 2020


Judy looks back over Season 2; summarising all the gems in each episode in one easy listen.

Make sure you have a pencil and paper to hand! | Instagram: @_unpaused 

Ep 15 - Ruth Ribeaucourt Part 2: Unpausing via an Antique Ribbon Loom

December 25th, 2019


In this episode you will hear Part 2 of Ruth Ribeaucourt's magical tale. | Instagram: @_unpaused 

Ep 14 - Ruth Ribeaucourt Part 1: Unpausing via an Antique Ribbon Loom

December 18th, 2019


Ruth Ribeaucourt’s great unpause was occasioned by the discovery that her husband’s family was the last of St Etienne’s highly skilled jacquard ribbon makers, and supplier to the haute couture houses of Paris and Milan. …

Ep 13 - Olivia Rubie: Real Beauty

December 11th, 2019


Olivia Rubie is a young Swedish professional photographer, looking for the essence of what makes a woman arresting, whatever her age. She is …

Ep 12 - Fiona Golfar: Soft Skills

November 27th, 2019


When she was at British Vogue Fiona Golfar, journalist and long-time editor-at-large, she went deep into the private lives of women from all walks of …

Ep 11 - Annabelle Hickson: Building a Body of Work

November 20th, 2019


Episode 3 features Australian Annabelle Hickson, an accomplished woman. Listen to Annabelle's story of her transition from big-city journalist to Tenterfield flower forager, podcaster, photographer, published author, …

Ep 10 - Marc Blazer: The Investor’s Eye

November 13th, 2019


Marc Blazer, long-term investor in Rene Redzepi's renowned restaurant, noma, and now co-investor in PRIOR, is our second guest for Season 2 of Unpaused.Marc, who created Overture Investment Partners, to invest in …

Ep 9 - Skye Gyngell: Staying in the Middle of the Bed

November 6th, 2019


We launch Season 2 with the wonderful Skye Gyngell of Spring restaurant in London. Skye has the wisdom of someone whose approach to work has been …

S2 Teaser

September 20th, 2019


Unpaused is back for Season 2! Announcing some of our very exciting S2 guests here so stay tuned.  @_unpaused /

Ep 8 - Season Highlights of Episodes 1-7

April 11th, 2019


A reflection,  threading the 7 episodes of Season 1 together and highlighting all the nuggets of actionable advice that each guest had to offer. ⁣A must listen. ⁣Make sure you have a pencil and paper to hand...⁣


Ep 7 - Briony Fitzgerald: Taking the Long View

March 31st, 2019


From the outside, Briony Fitzgerald’s life looks like an exotic tapestry  - it's her job to weave brilliant textiles, memorable art and incredible textures into interiors that light up everyday human experiences.⁣

Ep 6 - David Prior: Reinventing Travel, Reinventing a Career

March 24th, 2019


David Prior is the founder of luxury travel club, PRIOR, which launched late last year to great fanfare across the globe. His curiosity and search …

Ep 5 - Virginia Braden: Confidante for Confidence

March 17th, 2019


Virginia Braden is one of Australia’s first artist managers, establishing her firm, Arts Management, in 1979. Representing a wide range of creative talent including opera singers, composers, instrumentalists, lighting …

Ep 4 - Jodie Gibbens: Professional Perspectives

March 6th, 2019


Jodie Gibbens is the founder of leading London executive coach consultancy, Aesara Partners. She works with top executives, both male and female, who …

Ep 3 - Tim Walker: Creating a Pause on Your Terms

March 6th, 2019


Tim Walker is the Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He explains how an intentional pause at a time of intense creative and physical burnout allowed him to explore his inner …

Ep 2 - Julie Gibbs: The Comeback Queen

March 6th, 2019


Julie Gibbs was the doyenne of the Australian publishing world when her 11-year-old creation, the Penguin imprint LANTERN, became the sacrificial …

Ep 1 - Press Unpause

March 6th, 2019


Unpaused Founder, Judy Stewart, explains how the seed for the Unpaused project was first planted on International Women’s Day 2011. Renowned …


February 26th, 2019


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