The Joyful Frugalista
47:Banker Eric Sim talks about delayed gratitude and why he doesn’t wear a Rolex

47:Banker Eric Sim talks about delayed gratitude and why he doesn’t wear a Rolex

November 25, 2020

Former Managing Director of UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong, Eric Sim is the most popular and well-known banker in Asia with over two million followers on LinkedIn.  He is founder of the Institute of Life, which teaches young professionals (especially in finance) how to become more successful at work and in life.  He is simultaneously a senior career fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and a guest lecturer at Renmin University in Beijing.

 

In this podcast, Eric chats with Serina about how he managed to achieve career success despite the Asian Financial Crisis, his special relationship with prawn noodles, why he doesn't wear a Rolex and what for him is the true meaning of happiness. 

 

46:  Canna Campbell talks about debt recycling and how her $1000 project has helped people

46: Canna Campbell talks about debt recycling and how her $1000 project has helped people

November 16, 2020

Ever wondered about the strategies that the wealthy use to get even wealthier?  Canna Campbell is founder and director of boutique financial planning firm SASS Financial Services, Channel 9’s money expert, founder of SugarMamma.TV, host of SugarMamma’s Financial Foreplay podcast, and best-selling author of the $1,000 Project and Mindful Money.  In this episode, she discusses debt recycling, the power of the $1,000 project and changes to the financial planning industry.

BONUS: Abundance meditation

BONUS: Abundance meditation

November 15, 2020

This podcast is a special one - it's not an interview and it's quite different. I'm so excited to share with you an abundance meditation. I am gifting this to you so that you can channel more abundance into your life.

45:  Olympic sports psychologist Dr Kirsten Peterson talks about mindset and success

45: Olympic sports psychologist Dr Kirsten Peterson talks about mindset and success

November 9, 2020

Dr Kirsten Peterson is a registered psychologist, endorsed sport and exercise psychologist, and organizational coach for her company Kirsten Peterson Consulting. Drawing on her 23 years of international experience as a sport and performance psychologist for Olympic athletes, coaches, and teams in the US and Australia, Kirsten understands how high performance works. She was a team psychologist at 7 Olympic Games and has worked with numerous sports, most recently with the Australian national women's water polo and rowing programs, as well as with USA Rugby.  Serina chats with Kirsten about success and the mindset of top athletes (it's not what you might think), and application for those of us working to achieve our goals.

44: Business coach April Mack talks about turning her debt around and daring to dream

44: Business coach April Mack talks about turning her debt around and daring to dream

November 2, 2020

April Mack is a mentor, trainer, speaker and facilitator. She lives in Canberra and loves laughing, dancing, hanging out with her children and family and learning anything that helps her grow and shine more brightly in the world.  She is host of the  Mack Chat podcast.  Her leadership programs for women with ambition include DIVA and Shine. 

In this podcast, April has a candid chat with Serina about the moment of realising she was in debt, how she got herself out of it, and how she works with women to help them shine.

43:  Jennifer Wittwer CSM, talks about being a woman in the navy

43: Jennifer Wittwer CSM, talks about being a woman in the navy

October 27, 2020

This podcast celebrates and acknowledges the 20 year anniversary of the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

Jennifer Wittwer, CSM, is a nationally and internationally acclaimed gender expert, keynote speaker and published writer who has been recognised with numerous awards. With thirty-eight years in the Australian military, she has experience in leadership, organisational change, large-scale cultural and workplace reform, and implementing gender-responsive policy strategies and solutions. In recent years, Jen has worked for international organisations in Afghanistan, Brussels, New York, Ukraine and Jordan on a range of projects relating to women's participation in peace and security efforts.

In this episode, she chats with Serina about being a trailblazing woman in the navy, why she didn't join to find a husband, how the gender pay gap is an issue in the military, as well as sharing her money values.

42:  Effie Zahos talks about shoes, savings versus earning and superannuation

42: Effie Zahos talks about shoes, savings versus earning and superannuation

October 19, 2020

Effie Zahos helped kickstart Money Magazine in 1999 and served as editor until 2019.  She is currently editor-at-large at Canstar and is a well regarded financial commentator. She is the author of several books, including A Real Girl's Guide to Money: From Converse to Louboutins, and a children’s book.  In this podcast, she chats with Serina about shoes, fashion, education, superannuation, women and of course, money.

Note: this is a link to a trailer about Watch Your Nuts, which Effie mentions in the podcast in relation to men and payday loans.  It's seriously funny but makes an important point.  And you can subscribe here to Money Mondays with Effie at Canstar.

 

41:  Gai Brodtmann tells women to grip it up and know what is happening with their money

41: Gai Brodtmann tells women to grip it up and know what is happening with their money

October 8, 2020

Gai Brodtmann served as a member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Canberra from 2010 until 2019.  She served as Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence and later Shadow Assistant Minister for Cyber Security and Defence Personnel.  Gai serves on several boards including the Australian Strategic Policy Institute council, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, and Endometriosis Australia, and the Sapien Cyber advisory board. In this podcast, she shares her experience of growing up where money suddenly became tight. As a result, she is passionate about women becoming financially literate to 'grip it up' and know where their money is going.

40:  Serina chats on Radio 2BS

40: Serina chats on Radio 2BS

October 6, 2020

Serina chats gardening and saving money on radio 2BS, NSW central tablelands.  Radio interview recorded on 1 October 2020.

39: Serina chats with Libbi Gorr on ABC Radio Melbourne

39: Serina chats with Libbi Gorr on ABC Radio Melbourne

October 5, 2020

Libby Gore invited Serina to chat about how to reduce your food bill during her session on ABC Radio Melbourne.  Aired on Sunday, 4 October 2020 at around 11.30am.

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