The Ridiculously Human Podcast

The Ridiculously Human Podcast

None of us were put on this planet to be a watered down version of ourselves. In a world where it can seem that people are anti-human and wanting to become cyborg transhumans, this podcast is here to let you know that it’s perfectly ok to be a cool, fun-loving, caring and kind HUMAN! My desire, through the art of storytelling and story listening, is to share a captivating narrative that traverses everything it means to be human. Not just any human…Ridiculously Human!


April 2, 2024 66 mins

Chris Hellgeth, is a high school dropout, who turned a 10 cent cigarette sale into a $100MM/yr gas distribution business.

He has enjoyed the absolute highs of being successful and also endured the absolute lows of going broke.

Having his kids come home with no report card due to school fees not being paid and his wife’s credit card being rejected when buying groceries, are moments which def...

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Adam Rossi, is the type of man you want leading a country.

He is a Philomath, with a well rounded knowledge and expertise, and that makes him a highly interesting person to be around.

He’s experienced an extraordinarily successful career and is highly altruistic about our next generation. 

Mostly, he is a Husband and Dad with 3 great kids. 

Discussion Topics: Wha...

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I’m a huge fan of people who ‘experiment’ with their lives to find out what they want to do

Alex Moore is the epitome of someone getting after it. 

He is a different person compared to when he first appeared on the Podcast a few years 


Finding someone with not just one, but two jobs they love is incredible!

Let this man inspire you to make chan...

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Dr. Glover can be considered one of the GOATs in the Men's Work Movement.  

He is the Author of the edgy, No More Mr Nice Guy. With topics that can be hard to handle if you have ‘Nice Guy’ tendencies

He has 40 years of expertise in bettering men and improving their relationships with themselves. 

A conversation with a man of this calibre is something I cherish. 


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Jeremy Meeks aka Shiver King is not your average type of man.

He quits things he enjoys. He starts things he doesn’t enjoy. This strategy is a recipe for sensational personal growth.

His life was work, booze, smoking, watching sports….on repeat. Until he had that aha awakening moment and realised his life was flashing before him.

A promise to walk his dogs everyday, turned int...

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Gaby Vivas is an exceptional human with an incredible story to share.

Growing up under the regime in Venezuela was something a great novelist would struggle to think up.

Her reality was so far removed from anything you would have heard and no doubt experienced yourself.

She left home at 18 without telling her parents or friends. 

These days, she is a globetrottin...

Brad Smith started selling garden benches when he was 15 years old. A life-changing car accident taught him one of his greatest life and business lessons.

Brad and his wife are business partners and also homeschool their kids. They are a powerful couple, who are complete opposites in many aspects, and that’s why they operate so well together.

A serial entrepreneur and seasoned coach with ha...

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Fascinating lessons I have learned this year from speaking to amazing people.

LESSON 1: The importance of Campfires and Storytelling

LESSON 2: Working on such a meaningful project with a friend provides a richness and deepness that is difficult to describe. Pretty much all good things must come to an end and that closure is an important part of any cycle

LESSON 3: You find Pur...

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We have a choice to be the victim of our surroundings, or to fly and create new pathways.

Even though she had the baggage of childhood trauma and negative subconscious beliefs about herself, Edi Csanalosi had the tenacity and bravery to always choose the path less travelled. 

Suffering from poor health and a stressful lifestyle, culminating with conventional medicine failing her, Edi was in...

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Chris Boettcher is the eldest of 4 brothers, so competitiveness and rivalry is second nature to him.

Talent is definitely not lacking in his physiology. He is a former college basketball player turned track athlete, and also a 10x Ironman Finisher!

As a doctor of Physical Therapy, his background allows him to draw from extensive experience working with the sickest patients to the highest le...

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Steven Murray is a fearless go-getter. 

His whole life, whether it be business, sport, or adventure, he has had relentless ambition and always grabbed the bull by the horns to make the most of his opportunities.

That doesn’t mean he hasn’t had his fair share of struggles and ups and downs, like you and me. However, he has generally taken the time to self-reflect, be honest with himself and ...

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Sometimes you have to step back in admiration at what your friends have achieved. There is nothing better than feeling proud of a friend who is literally worldclass at their chosen art.

Darryn Eggleton, is an old school friend of mine, who draws and paints the most magnificent life-like wildlife art.

His story of becoming a fine artist is one of pure hard work and believing in himself and h...

Some people have mental grit….and then there is Toni Enderli. An unassuming character, doing herculean things. Accomplishing feats, very few humans would even contemplate doing.

He certainly is an endangered rare breed of man, doing tough things, pushing physical and mental boundaries.

The magic and growth happens at the edges of our comfort zones, something which Toni is not shy of testing...

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Few people have the mental strength and positive outlook on life like Oscar Chalupsky. We can all do ourselves a favour and take a leaf out of his book.

His sporting prowess is comparable to many greats in sport. He is a multiple-times global surfski champion, having won the internationally famous Molokai to Oahu World Surfski Marathon championships a record twelve times.

In 2019, he was di...

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In this day and age, I think it’s more important than ever to have each other’s backs. There is too much individualism and we seem to have forgotten how strong we can be together. 

I take great pride in sharing my friends' successes and ventures. Ryan and I, have been friends since our first day of high school, almost 30 years ago!! We now find ourselves as two long haired, spiritual, hippie type of blok...

Gubba is a 5th generation homesteader. Her forebears eked out a grim existence on the windswept, barren prairies, where they established the largest sheep and cattle operations in their regions.

In 2021, she left city life for the country, and began her own homesteading journey.

On her farm, she grows vegetables in the garden, nurtures animals in the pastures, hand-pumps water from the well...

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Darin is hands-down one of the nicest and most genuine blokes out there, it’s a huge privilege for me to be able to sit down and speak with a man like himself.

Darin has spent nearly 20 years exploring the planet discovering new and underutilised exotic foods and medicinal plants as a Superfood hunter. Developing many businesses and health products as a result.

He is also the co-host of the...

Corné Krige, is a former South African Springbok rugby captain. These days he is a family man and a successful business owner. Corné played professional rugby for Western Province, the Cape Town Stormers, and Northampton Saints, having retired in the 2004-2005 season. 

Corné now runs an outdoor advertising company with his wonderful wife, Justine.

What struck me was how someone who has achi...

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Don, is what you can call an Internet Friend. Something which has become quite common for me over the last few years.

Don Hickman, is an inspiring father, encouraging other father’s to step into their roles and be as present and playful with their children as much as possible.

He also believes that the world needs a wake up call. Standards are falling and acceptance ...

Hosting the Podcast gives me the opportunity to speak to very smart people and to also witness people thinking in real-time while they speak. Both these things are a huge privilege to witness. Today’s return guest, Dr Heather McKee, allowed me to experience both of those in abundance.

Dr Heather McKee is known as Europe's leading lifestyle behaviour change specialist. Having studied health behaviour change psychology for 10 years, ...

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