People with purpose

Our Purpose Podcast is about giving a voice to people with purpose. Attend one of our recording evenings to relax, network, eat, drink and learn.

Network & learn

Meet likeminded individuals and ask your questions directly to the speakers.

Intimate setting

Recording evenings are in an intimate setting, with a maximum of thirty people.

Nibbles & drinks

Em makes the best platters! Along with a good wine, you really can't go wrong.

All episodes

S2E3. What makes a great workplace?

With Zrinka Lovrencic

What makes a workplace stand out as one of the best? Is it different today than a year ago? Is there data that indi ...

S2E2. Wellbeing in uncertain times

With Emma Broadbent

Hear from Emma Broadbent, an HR and OD professional with knowledge and experience of supporting leaders and teams t ...

S2E1. Emotional intelligence

With Fran Corrigan

Studies have found EQ to be the #1 predictor of professional success & personal excellence. In this Purpose Pod ...

S1E13. Understanding agile HR

With Melissa Di Cristoforo

Agile HR is one of the trending terms for HR professionals, but have we got it all wrong? Melissa Di Cristoforo, an ...

S1E12. How to identify risks

With Paul Gordon

Brand and reputation is everything and People and Culture can be the biggest risk to any business. Identifying thos ...

S1E11. Managing an aging workforce

With Grace Westdorp

Grace Westdorp is the General Manager of Health, Safety and Wellbeing at Wesfarmers Industrial and Safety (WIS). Gr ...

S1E10. Managing a toxic culture

With Franck Appleby

As much as we all hate to admit it, almost all organisations have some degree of toxicity in their culture - toxici ...

S1E9. Understanding AI

With John Shea

We are at the beginning of a disruptive period of development in emerging technologies comparable to an industrial ...

S1E8. Creating mentally healthy workplaces

With Dr Mark Cross

Join leading psychiatrist Dr Mark Cross, from the acclaimed ABC TV series 'Changing Minds'. Common mental health di ...

S1E7. The future of screens

With James Stanton

Ever wanted to know the ins and outs of digital transformation? James Stanton knows all about it. James is the Cust ...

S1E6. Indigenous culture and employment

With Ray Dixon

An outdoor, fireside discussion at the home of our founder, Joseph Merz. Joseph will be joined by Ray Dixon, a Mudb ...

S1E5. Parental leave

With Rebecca Grainger

With 1 in 2 women experiencing pregnancy discrimination, it's a topic that needs to be addressed and who better to ...

S1E4. Digitising Merivale’s HR

With Kate Tones

Merivale is driven to deliver unique and memorable experiences to every guest who steps into one of their 70+ brand ...

S1E3. Neuroscience meets creative development

With Dr Kaushik Ram

Join neuroscientist, Dr Kaushik Ram and breakthrough strategist, Kirsty Carr for an imaginative evening where neuro ...

S1E2. Get your money sorted

With Ben Nash

Negotiated a raise? Or expecting one? You won't want to miss this session. Financial Adviser and founder of Pivo ...

S1E1. Culture of the mind

With Elsa Pahnke

Elsa Pahnke has over 20 years organisational development experience, leading cultural transformation across Custome ...