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Voices of Value

64 EpisodesProduced by Rik Rushton & Peter KakosWebsite

Valuable insights designed to helpyou get more out of your professional and personal life through simple, easy to adoptlife lessons. If you’re keen to enjoy a better quality of life at work and at home, sitback and join the conversation with your hosts, Peter Kakos and Rik Rushton.

64 Episodes | 2018 - 2020

64 - Hindley Street Country Club - From Zero to 20 Million Views

June 9th, 2020


This week, we interview Darren Mullan & Constantine Delo, the founders of arguably the hottest tribute band today on YouTube, and the wider …

63 - Leigh Brown - The "First Lady” of US Real Estate, Putting “First Things First”

May 12th, 2020


In this episode, the dynamic Leigh Brown shares her strategies for dealing with and coming out of Coronavirus detailing her “community” focus. Leigh is a living example of the Helen Keller Quote-: “Alone, we can do so …

62 - Every day is a Chooseday... with Paul McGee

April 21st, 2020


In this episode, bestselling author and motivational speaker Paul McGee joins Pete and Rik from his home in the UK in details the same personal …

61 - Strategies to deal with the new C word…

April 13th, 2020


On this special Easter episode, Rik and Peter discuss strategies for the coming months, and how to make the most of this new normal.

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60 - Operating in this New Landscape... with Dave Thornton

March 26th, 2020


This week, comedian Dave Thornton joins Peter and Rik (each in their own home office) for a quick chat in these uncertain times.

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59 - Finding Strength... with Susan Berg

March 17th, 2020


Susan Berg is more than a survivor. In this candid interview with Peter Kakos and Rik Rushton, Susan shares her incredible true life story which has been documented in her best selling book, "The Girl Who Lived".

58 - Genuine Leadership... with Kate Moloney & Bianca Chatfield

March 3rd, 2020


This week, we talk to two Netball greats - Kate Moloney & Bianca Chatfield - about leadership, mentorship and the importance of genuine feedback.

57 - Group Perspective... with Belinda Clark

February 18th, 2020


This week, Belinda Clark joins the boys to talk about perspective in cricket, leadership and life.

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56 - The Power of "Why"... with Chloe Dalton

February 4th, 2020


Chloe Dalton, Olympian, champion rugby player, and OAM recipient, joins us in studio to talk about her rise to success, and the power of knowing your goals.

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55 - Outworking Your Potential... with Sarah Rowe

January 28th, 2020


This week, we talk to the multi-talented Sarah Row about all things football and her strategies for success.

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54 - Hitting the Ground Running

January 21st, 2020


For our first episode of 2020, Rik & Peter discuss their strategies for making the most of the year ahead.

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53 - 2019 Wrap Up: What Do You Value?

December 17th, 2019


Rik and Peter look back on 2019, discuss the importance of identifying the things you value, and look ahead towards the future of the Podcast and 2020 in general.

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52 - Training your memory... with Tansel Ali

November 26th, 2019


Memory champion and World Memory Expert Tansel Ali joins us in studio to share four simple strategies to help improve your memory retention!

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51 - Inside The Block... with Jesse Raeburn

November 19th, 2019


Jesse Raeburn joins Rik and Peter in-studio to talk all things The Block.

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50 - Derby Day Special... with Stephen Baster

November 1st, 2019


This podcast is available in video form on YouTube

This week, the boys sit down with the great Stephen Baster to chat about his journey in racing and beyond.

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Actions, Not Intentions... with Martin Grunstein

October 22nd, 2019


This week, Rik and Peter are joined by Martin Grunstein, Australia's customer service expert, as he shares some effective strategies for real estate and other industries.

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48 - Grand Final Week Chat... with Bob Murphy

September 24th, 2019


Grand Final Week in Melbourne means all things AFL and there's no better Voice of Value in line with this theme than the "People's Champion" Bob Murphy. In this interview, Bob shares the challenges the modern player has …

47 - Performance Conversation... with Trent Hotton

September 10th, 2019


This week, Trent Hotton joins Rick and Peter to discuss his journey from the football ground to corporate boardrooms.

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46 - How To Get Along With You... with Paul McGee

August 27th, 2019


Season 2, Episode 1

Paul McGee - "The SUMO Guy" - joins Rik and Peter yet again to share some more secrets of self-improvement.

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45 - Reaching Beyond Your Comfort Zone... with Jules Lund

August 20th, 2019


This week, Rik and Peter sit down with legendary broadcaster Jules Lund to talk about finding success by leaving your comfort zone.

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44 - Leading Teams to Greatness... with Nick Maxwell

August 6th, 2019


AFL Captain turned Leadership Coach Nick Maxwell joins Rick and Peter in studio to discuss leadership across sport and business.

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43 - A Story of Ultimate Endurance... with Tony Rafferty (Part 2)

July 30th, 2019


We continue our conversation with Tony Rafferty.

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42 - How To Make Your Mind Run Your Body... with Tony Rafferty (Part 1)

July 23rd, 2019


This week, Tony Rafferty, legendary ultra-distance runner joins us in-studio.

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41 - How to be a Viral Video Hero... with Jonathan Creek

July 16th, 2019


This week, Jonathan Creek of Virable drops by to share some secrets about social media and video online.

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40 - What Are Your Values?... with Richard Day (Part 2)

July 9th, 2019


Richard Day is back to continue last week's conversation, and share more principles for success.

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39 - Magnifying Potential... with Richard Day (Part 1)

July 2nd, 2019


This week, business and life coach Richard Day joins Peter and Rik to share some strong concepts for enhanced performance. Part one of a two-part interview.

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38 - Mid-Year Reflections

June 25th, 2019


As we come to the middle of 2019, Peter and Rik take some time to check-in with how their year is going, and share some strategies for focusing your efforts for the next six months.

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37 - Keeping Your Tank Full... with Shannah Kennedy

June 11th, 2019


This week, Shannah Kennedy joins the podcast to share some practical advice for personal wellbeing.

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36 - An Open Discussion About Emotional Wellbeing...with Wayne Schwass

June 4th, 2019


NOTE: A previous version of this episode had a number of technical glitches. Please delete and re-download the episode for the fixed version.

This week, former AFL footballer and founder and CEO of the social …

34 - The future of technology is task change, not job change... with Steve Sammartino

May 21st, 2019


This week, Australia's leading futurist, Steve Sammartino, joins Voices of Value with a positive message about emerging technology and trends.

33 - Mental Health Doesn’t Discriminate ...with Nick Bracks

May 14th, 2019


This week, Actor, Model and Entrepreneur Nick Bracks joins Voices of Value to discuss his journey with mental health, and his current work as a mental health advocate.

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32 - Life By Design... with Fiona Blayney

May 7th, 2019


Fiona Blayney joins Voices of Value this week to talk about designing the life you want, and working out the strategies by which to get there. Also - a discussion on the complex relationship between social media and …

31 - How to Create An Authentic Win/Win Business with Marketing Luminary, Vivienne Ryan

April 30th, 2019


Mainstream advertising is dominated by the “big boys” but there’s a company that has differentiated themselves by building a brand that serves every …

30 - Servant Leadership from an Olympic Champion... with Mark Knowles

April 16th, 2019


This Week, Peter and Rik are joined by Mark Knowles - National Field Hockey Captain and Olympic champion.

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29 - Strategies of an Elite Athlete... with Peter Burge

April 9th, 2019


This week, Peter and Rik are joined by Peter Burge, Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Olympian, and Physical Performance Coach at the Richmond …

28 - Quarterly Pulse-Check

April 2nd, 2019


This week, as we move into the second quarter of 2019, Rik and Peter share their insights and strategies for reflecting on the year so far.

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27 - "The Power of Flow"... with Leigh Bundy

March 26th, 2019


Rik and Pter are joined this week by Leigh Bundy, founder of The Ultimate Flow experience, to talk about how his life experience has lead him to where he is today, and his philosophy for acheiving personal balance and …

26 - "Never Listen to No"... with Sharni Layton

March 19th, 2019


This week, Sharni Layton, champion Australian netballer turned Collingwood AFLW star, joins Voices of Value to discuss paths to greatness, mental …

25 - "Be Open to the Learning Opportunities"... great advice from an AFL great

March 12th, 2019


This week, Rik and Peter are joined by football legend Nathan Buckley to talk learning, growth and leadership.

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24 - “Process Precedes Results with Sam Harper” – A Young Gun’s Journey to the top of the Big Bash

March 5th, 2019


This week, Peter and Rik sit down with Sam Harper to talk Cricket, and preparing for success.

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23 - Great Expectations... with Caroline Bolderston

February 26th, 2019


This week, Rik and Petert sit down with Caroline Bolderston, world-class real estate coach and one of Elite Agent's top influencers for 2018, to …

22 - Getting On Track for 2019

February 19th, 2019


With the year now in full swing, Rik and Pether have both spent this week on the road, picking up lessons from around the country. In this episode, …

21 - The Process of Bringing Ideas to Life

February 12th, 2019


This week, we are joined by a very special guest as Rik recounts the writing and publishing of his book "The Power of Connection - How to Become a Master Communicator in Your Workplace, Your Head Space and at Your Place"

20 - “The Quota of Quality”, Unpacking the gender issue with Leanne Pilkington

February 5th, 2019


This week Peter and Rik are joined by Leanne Pilkington, Managing Director of Laing+Simmons, President of the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales, and Founder of Real Women in Real Estate, to discuss the gender …

19 - “We Can Do Better”. A Master Class with a world class mentor, Sharran Srivatsaa:

January 29th, 2019


This week, Rik and Peter speak with Sharran Sirvatsaa, CEO of Kingston Lane, a push-button technology execution platform for real estate. Most …

18 - “Fruity Thinking”. A Master Class with Paul McGee, AKA, “The SUMO Guy”

January 22nd, 2019


On this episode, Peter and Rik talk to Paul McGee - bestselling author of S.U.M.O. - Shut Up, Move On. In this extended episode, they discuss the …

17 - "For things to change first you must change" - A Master Class with Bob Wolff.

January 15th, 2019


In this first episode of 2019, Rik and Peter speak at length with the incomparable Bob Wolff. In this 'not to be missed' interview, Bob Wolff shares …

15 - How to Finish Strong

December 11th, 2018


This week, Rik and Peter reflect on 2018, and discuss how a strong finish this month can lead to success in the year to come.

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14 - You Can't Be What You Can't See... with Bianca Chatfield (Part 2)

December 4th, 2018


This week, Rik and Peter's conversation with Bianca Chatfield continues. They discuss role models, knowing when you're on the right path, and how …

13 - You Can't Be What You Can't See... with Bianca Chatfield (Part 1)

November 27th, 2018


This week, Peter and Rik sit down with former elite netball player and recent The Block contestant Bianca Chatfield to discuss the people and forces that guide people to greatness.

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12 - Big Conversations Not Small Talk

November 20th, 2018


In this episode Peter and Rik reveal better ways you can have the ‘tough conversations’ with clients in a changing market.

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11 - Seamless Engagement is the new CX

November 13th, 2018


In this episode, Peter & Rik reveal how to meaningfully and consistently connect with customers to create a truly relevant customer experience …

10 - Managing Client Expectations in a Changing Market... with David Knox (Part 2)

November 6th, 2018


David Knox returns with more strategies for thriving in a tough market. This week - how to evaluate and manage the expections of both buyers and sellers.

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09 - How to negotiate in tough times... with David Knox (Part 1)

October 30th, 2018


This week, in the first of a two-part series, Rik and Peter are joined by David Knox, one of the worlds leading real estate traners, to discuss key strategies for maintianing success in a tough market.

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08 - Dealing with Adversity... with Craig Williams (Part 2)

October 23rd, 2018

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This week on Voices of Value, Rik and Peter continue their conversation with Craig Williams. They discuss perspective in the face of adveristy, compassion and emotional intelligence, and Craig's 3 keys to …

07 - How to Race to the Top of the Sport of Kings... with Craig Williams (Part 1)

October 16th, 2018


World-renouned, group one winning jockey Craig Williams joins Rik and Peter as the first guest on Voices of Value. The boy from Cranbourne reveals in this interview the work ethic, focus, and passion that has taken him …

06 - Strategic Closing

October 9th, 2018


The quality of your career is directly linked to your ability to close more Business with more prospects. In this episode you’ll find closing strategies and dialogue to help you close more sales in the current spring …

05 - Mental Toughness!

October 2nd, 2018


This week, Peter and Rik discuss mental toughness. It's all about perseverance through difficult circumstances. You’re either winning or learning - …

04 - Make a Decision and the Results Take Care of Themselves

September 25th, 2018


With multiple Grand Finals just around the corner, Peter and Rik look at the importance of making decisive choices, and how idenitfying important …

03 - Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

September 18th, 2018


This week, Rik and Peter sit down to discuss fixed vs growth mindsets, seeking perfection at the expense of progress, and considering P.R.O. - …

02 - Bringing the balance to your work and life!

September 11th, 2018


This week on Voices of Value, Peter and Rik discuss work / life balance, the importance of making delibirate choices, and how building positive routines leads to positive outcomes.

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01 - Welcome to Voices of Value

September 4th, 2018


On the very first episode of Voices of Value, Rik and Peter discuss the impact of “outside influences” on ‘internal’ wellbeing, and how to guard against ‘outside-in’ versus ‘inside-out’ thinking. Plus, high-tech vs …

Voices of Value - Coming Soon

August 29th, 2018


Voices of Value - valuable insights designed to help you get more out of your professional and personal life through simple, easy to adopt life lessons. If you’re keen to enjoy a better quality of life at work and at …

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