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We’re all in search of our purpose, something that truly defines us, something that we feel is right in any moment of the day, something that fuels us from the inside out and that makes us feel alive. In this episode, Matthew Cooksey and Andrew Staite discuss the importance of loving what we do and how to unlock our true potential. They also talk about how living as our true selves and following our passions could transform workplaces today.
Andrew is the CEO of the Pinnacle Foundation, and a Founder and Non-Executive Chair of search and outplacement firm SHK. He has an incredibly diverse background that spans the law, the art, and executive search, and his passion is helping young people to realize their
“Imagine getting on a train, going to work where 85% of the people in the carriage are excited to go and do what they're going to do. It would be a different world. ”
Tune in to learn why doing what we love is so important, and use the lessons in your daily life.
Although I was born on the 23rd February 1980, my life only really got started on the 23rd February 2010. Until that point, I felt lost, disorientated and afraid. That day, life called time on my self-obfuscating ways. And I finally came to see that I wasn’t lost in life, I’d lost touch with my true self.
I discovered that Authenticity was about authorship, so today me and my team are on a mission to create a world where every human being is encouraged and supported to create a life that’s true to themselves.
I live in Melbourne, Australia. I’m married to a hunky doctor called Fil and together we have a beautiful son called Niko.
Find out more about our mission to create a more authentic world at matthewcooksey.com
If you’re at a point in your life where you’re sick of compromising your authenticity in the name of success, you might want to consider working with us. We offer a variety of programs to help you create a life that is true to your weird and wonderful self.
It’s success, powered by your authentic self.
- If you’re a member of the LGBTIQ community and you feel as if you’re holding yourself back professionally and not using your full potential, “A(authenticity)-School” might be a good fit for you. We’ve taught hundreds of people like you, how to harness the power of their true selves; with incredible results.
- If you work in Diversity & Inclusion or Learning & Development for an organization that wants to help people from diverse backgrounds thrive, get in touch with us and find out more about our unique, life-changing programs which are designed to help you create the culture of psychological safety necessary for everyone to bring their whole self to work.
- If you’re someone who’s just always felt ‘different’ like you don’t fit in, and you want to create a kinder, more creative, and empathic world but don’t know where to start - have a look at our “Purpose Quest”. In 2021 we’re planning to lead a group of ‘round pegs in square holes’ to Purpose-base-camp. We’ll help you get to know yourself better than ever before. You’ll mine the gold from your past, to uncover the unique contribution only you can make. And we’ll leave you acclimatized, oriented, and fully prepared to continue your journey to the summit.