Episodes
Norman Swan is regularly referred to as Australia’s most trusted doctor. In this intimate chat he opens up about his fear of dying, the upsides and downsides of working for the ABC, being Jewish and the importance of being your own boss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/27/21
“You can’t learn anything without failing”. From growing up a Jehovah’s Witness to creating the world’s most successful feminist podcast, Deborah’s 5 reveal stories that are ever bit as wise as they are engaging. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/05/21
The ‘David Attenborough of Australian society’ - Hugh has studied Australians for over 60 years. Here he talks about his lifelong regrets, our common humanity - and his belief that we should never ask ‘why?’ in our relationship See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/14/21
Heartbreaking tragedy, cerebral palsy, deep family secrets, the world’s greatest speeches and the nature of fame : celebrated author and media personality Tony Wilson covers them all whilst discussing his 5 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/24/21
In discussing her 5 Silvia Colloca - opera singer, actress and celebrity chef - reveals amongst other things her love of heavy metal, Nonna’s Polenta and female friendship. As well as her sadness over family tragedy See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/04/21
Losing a parent at a very early age, anxiety, mindfulness and finding the courage to avoid sleep walking through life: entertainer and no 1 radio host Jo Stanley reveals her 5 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/19/21
Credited by Wil Anderson as the key reason for The Gruen Transfer’s remarkable success , Russel Howcroft is one of Australia’s most respected media personalities. Discover how his ‘Healthy, Happy and Honest’ mantra has stood him in good stead across all his varied roles as he discusses his 5 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/29/21
Monica McInerney’s talent for putting herself in other people’s shoes has led to extraordinary literary success. But how did a small town ‘Railway Children’ upbringing shape her? Listen as one of life’s great storytellers takes us movingly through her 5 to find out See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/08/21
Andrew Penfold’s passion and dedication to closing the gap has led to over a decade of remarkable results. Through his five choices Andrew tells the story of his nation changing work - and the surprising, tragic and moving events on the journey to his role today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 02/15/21
Mary Coustas has a gift for tackling life’s difficult issues in an illuminating, funny and motivating way. She tells the stories behind her 5 choices ever bit as impactfully and memorably as she strides the stage in her much loved EFFIE personna. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/25/21
What 5 things does a man choose who lived in the forest for 10 years, was a drug and alcohol addict, got regularly beaten up in pubs his to mask his emotional pain of childhood... and then got sober and a Phd - This is the life of Gregory P Smith, and this is what he chose.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/04/21
Some people talk , and some people do something - Taryn is a do-er, an advocate for healthy body image and a powerful and honest story teller who gave us an insight into the 5 things that made her who she is - a change maker. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/13/20
One of the most successful podcasters on the planet, Jordan Harbinger talks about the twists and turns that led him to go from lawyer to interviewer whilst being kidnapped, twice, along the way.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/23/20
Creator of one of that most loved shops in Sydney, REMO tells us through his choices about the gift that gave him the idea to see his name as a brand.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/02/20
Walkley Award winning journalist Jan Fran is funny, smart and above all brave. Her 5 choices reflect to host Nigel Marsh, just how often she puts herself in situations other's wouldn't, to get the story.      See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 10/12/20
Jamila Rizvi makes everyone better. Her experience in politics, journalism, equality even in the face a life threatening brain tumor, means she has a worldly view that can help us focus our own lens on how we think act and learn. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/21/20
Actor Rob Carlton might just be the best story teller on the planet. So it's pretty special to have him entertain us with his a tales...five times over, from his personal, honest and moving choices on the 5 of My Life.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Published 08/31/20
Be it Liberia, Germany or Australia - Women leaders encounter 3 common hurdles than men don't. Nigel Marsh discusses with former prime minister Julia Gillard these commonalties in her book 'Women and leadership' , gender norms, politics in the modern era and of course how her 5 choices define her life. 
Published 08/10/20
What does it mean to create a legacy? Speaker and transformation coach Vashti Whitfield talks to Nigel about her 5 choices and their direct connection to her late husband, Hollywood actor Andy Whitfield and the legacy they have created.
Published 07/20/20
Known as 'The Commando' from The Biggest Loser TV series, Steve Willis, the man behind this hardened persona of fitness is quite the opposite. Calm and almost buddhist like throughout this conversation with thoughtful, honest and reflective choices for the 5 of his life.
Published 06/29/20
The Director the Sydney Film Festival, Nashen Moodley see's 500 films a year; And on The 5 of My Life, host Nigel Marsh has asked him to choose just one. Nashen's love of film, politics ands culture is clear when this softly spoken success story tells us the life storers behind his 5 choices. 
Published 06/07/20
Fred Schebesta is best known for co-founding one of the world’s leading comparison websites, finder.com. His choices give you an insight into his alternate way of thinking and why he’s a serial entrepreneur within areas that people wouldn’t have thought of.
Published 05/11/20
How to go from good to great? It was one book that changed it all for professional footballer turned finance guru Ted Richards.  
Published 04/20/20
Published 04/20/20
Comedian, Podcaster and TV host Wil Anderson spends time on the other side of the mic for a change, telling great stories via his 5 choices that lead him from a small country town to big city success.
Published 03/30/20