This week, Tim Crowe joins us to discuss his journey as a nutrition writer and commentator. Tim takes us through the key experiences that have shaped his work as well as his quirky sense of humour, unique writing style, story telling and evidence-based approach to nutrition writing. We also discuss the famous toxic broccoli article and the lessons we can learn from it! In addition, Tim shares some of his secrets to achieving success in nutrition Journalism.
This week we delve into the area of sports nutrition and dietetics. Michael is on the show to discuss his research, including his work with the Brisbane Broncos. He provides an insight into how dietitians can get into the sports nutrition/dietetics area with emphasis on taking an ‘athlete-centred approach’ in practice.
It is an absolute privilege to have Prof Sandra Capra AM - Professor of nutrition and director academic at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia on the show this week. Sandra gives us an insight into her leadership skills with emphasis on ‘leading from behind’ and resilience. We discuss the highlights of Sandra’s comprehensive and inspiring career, along with the various hats she wears: PhD supervisor, quality assurance and management roles, just to name a few!
Charlotte Miller - dietitian, chef & entrepreneur in Melbourne, Australia is on the show to discuss her experiences abroad and her passion for cooking and teaching. We talk about her business, Food & Joy and she shares her advice for those who want to follow the same path. In addition, Charlotte shares her food philosophy and her unique approach to dietetics and cooking.
Matt O'Neill, APD, AN & entrepreneur, shares his social media and business stories. He gives us the secrets to success and the motivation to push through with our business plans! We talk about the competition for nutritional attention and how we, as dietitians, can win in the social media space.
Prof Liz Isenring - program lead: Master Nutr & Diet, Bond University, Australia - shares her passion for research, teaching and collaboration in her role. We delve into the characteristics of being a great leader: being a life-long learner, building strong teams, seeking mentors, authenticity and enthusiasm in your work. We also talk about future opportunities for dietitians and Liz offers key advice on how you can grow and develop as a leader.
Michele Pink - APD, entrepreneur and consultant to Nestle - is on the show to discuss her career journey working in various roles such as sales, marketing, management as well as private practice. She provides helpful tools for those interested in starting a business or simply finding your interests.
Ben Desbrow, A Prof at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, joins us to discuss his fascinating career, particularly his research interests. He talks about his academic role and offers an insight into the prerequisites for being a successful researcher and a dietetic leader in the next decade! [The guest interviewee did not receive any financial or in kind remuneration for appearing on this podcast.]
Zoe Thomson, student dietitian in Brisbane, Australia, is on the show to discuss her dietetic related activities outside of the classroom as well as her career aspirations. She reflects on the benefits of assistance from mentors and the dietetic leaders around her.
Dr Karen Abbey, APD & Director of Nutrition & Catering Consultancy in Australia, is on the show to discuss her career journey as a foodservice specialist dietitian. She shares her top tips for those who are equally passionate; we also discuss her successful company and recently completed PhD. [The guest interviewee did not receive any financial or in kind remuneration for appearing on this podcast.]
Kate Di Prima, APD, author & spokesperson in Brisbane, Australia, joins us to discuss her business, her social media spotlight and her multifaceted career as a dietitian. She provides unique advice for those interested in pursuing a business and some important tips for social media success. [The guest interviewee did not receive any financial or in kind remuneration for appearing on this podcast.]
Dr Maree Ferguson - Director, Dietitian Connection - is on the show to discuss her career journey, including starting her own business. She gives us a powerful insight into how to be a successful business leader, how to overcome challenges and how to stand out from the crowd!