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AdventureFit Radio

AdventureFit Radio

Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure and life in general.

 

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#173 - Doc On Disconnections, Universal Basic Income & The 3rd Place

Doc updates us on the latest happenings in his life, then moves on to talk about former ADVF Radio guest Johann Hari’s book, Lost Connections. He also talks about finding your 3rd place, and how it sucks that we don’t have people to rely on in this day and age.

Doc talks more material from Lost Connections, dating apps, the great disconnect with people today, and later on about the concept Universal Basic Income.

Doc was flying solo on this one, but it was a very insightful episode nonetheless. Enjoy the show, guys!


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This podcast is proudly supported by AdventureFit Travel. AdventureFit Travel is an adventure travel company for the fitness community. Head over to www.adventurefittravel.com to check out all our trips, all our blogs from our blogging team, special offers and more.


Show Notes:

  • Doc updates us on the latest happenings. [6:01]
  • Doc on Johann Hari's book, Lost Connections. [13:36]
  • The 3rd place. [16:28]
  • Not having people to rely on. [19:00]
  • The 7 lost connections in life according to Johann Hari. [23:20]
  • Dating apps & how they affect us. [26:10]
  • The great disconnect with people today. [30:21]
  • 7 causes of disconnection. [38:48]
  • The concept of Universal Basic Income. [55:53]

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#172 - Gordon Young On Applied Ethics, The Automation Crisis & Us vs. Rising Tech

Gordon Young is the principal of Ethilogical Consulting. He offers extensive understanding of decision-making methodologies, value articulation, challenge management and strategic planning necessary for success in today’s hyper-connected world.

A little bit about Gordon’s background to start and then into applying ethics to business, and in the field of A.I. Next we tackle the automation crisis, UBI (universal basic income), and do a deep dive into possible utopian and dystopian futures. Much later we talk about why we need ethics, and have an in-depth talk about the current internet giants, new tech and how they all affects us.

Gordon was a very interesting guest to have on the show, and he certainly sheds some light on some key points that matter greatly in today’s world as we know it. Tune in to get into all that we covered. Enjoy!



True is an Australian-based company that specializes in protein powder and sports nutrition supplements. They use only the best quality ingredients available from all corners of the world to deliver a premium product. When it comes to sports supplements that are all natural and, most importantly, are effective in giving you the competitive edge, go with TrueProtein. As a special offer from ADVF and TrueProtein, head on over to www.trueprotein.com.au and use the code ‘ADVF’ to get 10% off on any of their products.

This podcast is proudly supported by AdventureFit Travel. AdventureFit Travel is an adventure travel company for the fitness community. Head over to www.adventurefittravel.com to check out all our trips, all our blogs from our blogging team, special offers and more.


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Show Notes:

  • Gordon on his background. [3:33]
  • What made Gordon want to study & pursue ethics? [5:14]
  • Applying ethics to a business. [6:43]
  • A bit on the ethics of A.I. [10:59]
  • Gordon on the automation crisis. [0:12:58]
  • Doc's take on UBI (universal basic income) & the amount of hours we spend working. [17:03]
  • Gordon's take on UBI & work hours. [18:48]
  • Possible utopian & dystopian futures. [24:58]
  • The reason we have ethics and why we need to study it. [38:00]
  • The ethics of a collective/augmented human intelligence. [42:34]
  • Internet giants, new tech & us. [46:28]
  • Does Gordon think his industry will grow? [1:07:25]
  • 6 From 6. [1:08:43]
  • What is Gordon's favorite travel destination? [1:09:06]
  • If Gordon were on a deserted island, what 3 things would he bring? [1:09:27]
  • What is Gordon's dream travel destination? [1:10:08]
  • What books does Gordon recommend? [1:10:36]

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#171 - Fleassy Malay On Spoken Poetry, People’s Stories & Fears Of Public Speaking

Fleassy Malay is a Two time TEDx speaker and viral poet. An internationally renowned, evocative and powerful spoken word artist, speaker and coach. A global advocate for Women’s rights and a fierce voice for the power of authenticity and connection as a social change tool.

We start with getting to know Fleassy’s background, then she talks about vulnerability and authenticity as a tool for change. She shares on the power of spoken poetry, then her and Doc just talk about people’s untold stories. Later on, they talk a bit about more problems with social media, about public speaking, and how to break that fear.

Another marvelous guest with an amazing story to tell! Lots of insights for all of you get some takeaways from. Enjoy the show



True is an Australian-based company that specializes in protein powder and sports nutrition supplements. They use only the best quality ingredients available from all corners of the world to deliver a premium product. When it comes to sports supplements that are all natural and, most importantly, are effective in giving you the competitive edge, go with TrueProtein. As a special offer from ADVF and TrueProtein, head on over to www.trueprotein.com.au and use the code ‘ADVF’ to get 10% off on any of their products.

This podcast is proudly supported by AdventureFit Travel. AdventureFit Travel is an adventure travel company for the fitness community. Head over to www.adventurefittravel.com to check out all our trips, all our blogs from our blogging team, special offers and more.


References:


Show Notes:

  • Fleassy on her background. [3:57]
  • More on vulnerability & authenticity as a tool for change. [5:10]
  • What started Fleassy on her path in life. [7:35]
  • The power behind spoken word poetry. 11:10]
  • Sharing stories. [13:30]
  • Fleassy's first spoken word night in Australia. [25:51]
  • People on social media. [27:52]
  • Why does public speaking scare people? [30:29]
  • Breaking through the fear of public speaking. [35:46]
  • 6 From 6. [39:06]
  • What is Fleassy's favorite travel destination? [39:32]
  • What is Fleassy's dream travel destination? [40:21]
  • What books does Fleassy recommend? [41:50]
  • Who are 3 people Fleassy would invite to a dinner party? [43:16]

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#170 - James Harding On A Criminal Mind, Getting Out & Hard Cuddles

James Harding is a recovering drug addict. He has been sober for over 10 years ever since turning over a new leaf from his life in the underworld. Through his Hard Cuddles program, he helps men on an emotional level to help them understand and develop their feelings to best serve themselves.

We start by learning James’ background and the start of his life. He then talks about the turning point in all of it and then onto what he did to reshape himself after getting out of his crime career. Doc chimes in by sharing about his highs and lows, and then the two talk about James’ Hard Cuddles program, its purpose and why it caters to men.

James was an amazing guest to have and learning about his life and struggle to get clean, reinvent himself and get better is just a great story to share. Enjoy the show, guys!



True is an Australian-based company that specializes in protein powder and sports nutrition supplements. They use only the best quality ingredients available from all corners of the world to deliver a premium product. When it comes to sports supplements that are all natural and, most importantly, are effective in giving you the competitive edge, go with TrueProtein. As a special offer from ADVF and TrueProtein, head on over to www.trueprotein.com.au and use the code ‘ADVF’ to get 10% off on any of their products.

This podcast is proudly supported by AdventureFit Travel. AdventureFit Travel is an adventure travel company for the fitness community. Head over to www.adventurefittravel.com to check out all our trips, all our blogs from our blogging team, special offers and more.


References:


Show Notes:

  • James tells us about his background. [4:48]
  • A turning point in James' life. [10:43]
  • Getting drunk on power. [16:27]
  • The tipping point for young kids to go down a darker path in life. [22:36]
  • James on reshaping his life after getting out of his criminial career. [25:20]
  • Doc shares about the ups, downs & periods of his life. [33:34]
  • James on Hard Cuddles. [44:35]
  • Why James' program caters to men. [49:56]
  • What impact does James want to leave for the future? [55:14]
  • 4 From 4. [56:55]
  • What is James' favorite travel destination? [57:11]
  • What is james' dream travel destination? [58:42]
  • What books does James' recommend? [1:01:18]
  • Who are 3 people James' would invite to people and why? [1:01:56]

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