Pushing The Limits

Pushing The Limits

Pushing the limits - the show that gets deep into the psyche of limit pushers from all walks of life. Out the box thinkers, elite athletes, successful entrepreneurs, social change innovators, scientists and more. Cutting to the chase to find out what makes them so successful, how they did it, what their life philosophies are and what gems of wisdom they can impart to us all. Hosted by Professional Adventure Athlete Lisa Tamati, Author, Producer, Motivational Speaker and Mindset Coach.... Show More

There’s a darkness in our world. 1 billion people live in extreme poverty. It’s made darker by the fact that in this same world, extreme consumerism exists. Each day as consumers, we give billions of dollars to the world’s largest multinationals for everyday products. Thankyou the social enterprise that is taking not only Australia but now NZ by storm, thinks it’s time to bring the light. What began as an impossible idea, dreamed up by Daniel Flynn, his best mate Jarryd, and girlfriend (now wife) Justine, is now backed by a passionate team of 50, and a consumer movement of thousands. ‘Consumer movement’ could sound like a fluffy, throw-away phrase. But picture this. For 5 years, the major supermarkets in Australia had said no to Thankyou. Then one day they launched this video and thousands of people began petitioning to the supermarkets. Two LEGENDARY helicopter pilots, Peter and Geoff, donated their time to fly these signs above the head offices of those two supermarkets and in record-breaking time, both said yes. Products hit the shelves, including their hand wash that has since become number one in the category. You might have seen it at your fave brunch spot. With the idea working in Australia, they launched a book titled “Chapter One” to crowdfund the launch of Thankyou in New Zealand and beyond. Within two hours of this launch video, they had raised $360,000, with now over $1.9 million raised and counting. The book is sold at a pay what you want price with people paying from $0.05 (don’t be that guy) to $50,000 for a copy. In  airport bookstores it was second to only the Harry Potter book launch. And it’s only the first chapter.   We discuss this revolutionary new business model and take a peek at the visionary powerhouse behind the man and this company. With over $5.5 million already donated to causes aimed at ending global poverty in over 16 countries, and their story is really only just beginning. They have beaten all the odds, taken on the biggest multinationals and created a consumer movement that is literally impacting millions. And now we want to challenge you to get onboard and get in behind the launch by buying their everyday products at your local supermarket and by telling two friends about it, gifting them a product and asking them to do the same. Check out www.telltwo.co.nz for details. For more on thankyou go to https://thankyou.co/ We would like to thank our sponsors Running Hot Coaching:  The online training platform run by Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff.  Do you have a dream to run a big race, maybe a half marathon, a marathon or even an ultramarathon? Have you struggled to fit in the training in your busy life? Maybe you don't know where to start or perhaps you have done a few races but keep having motivation or injuries troubles? Do you want to beat last years time or finish at the front of the pack? If you answered yes to any of these questions then we can help you. We promise to get you to the start line in the best shape ever! We will give you the benefit of our years of knowledge and experience in competing and training athletes, so you can avoid the mistakes, train efficiently, have fun and stay in optimal health while you are doing it. So who are we? Lisa Tamati is an a professional ultramarathon runner with over 25 years experiences racing the world's toughest endurance events and leading expeditions. Author of two internationally published running adventure books. She is also a mindset expert. From crossing the Libyan desert on foot to running Death Valley to running the length of NZ for charity, she has been there and done that. For more information on Lisa click here: www.lisatamati.co.nz Neil Wagstaff is an exercise scientist, coach and ultramarathon runner with over 22 years experience in the health and fitness industry. He has trained hundreds of athletes and coaches alike to the successful completion of their goals.  For more info or to download our free run training ecourse go to www.runninghotcoaching.com/running-success Training Tilt software - a complete toolkit for trainers, health and fitness professionals, coaches and nutritionists, combine your website, ecommerce needs, client communication and training plans into one easy to use platform. Find out more at www.lisatamati.co.nz/trainingtilt The Path of an Athlete - Mindset academy. An in-depth online programme that teaches you how to develop mental toughness, resilience, leadership skills, a never quit mentality, mental wellbeing and the keys for success in anything you set your mind to. Do you wish you had the mental toughness of an extreme athlete? Do you seek the confidence to deal with any threat, to steer any situation or challenge to a positive outcome? If so, you can now learn the secrets to mental toughness and to developing a never quit mindset from someone who has been there and done that and lived to tell the tale. For more information go to www.lisatamati.co.nz/ecourse The North Face - Premier Outdoor equipment specialists who have been kitting out adventurers around the world for the past 50 years.  Specialists in trail running gear - Check out their full range at www.thenorthface.co.nz

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