Hey team. Bonus episode today, and a different kind of one at that.
No marketing gold, no business lessons (well maybe a couple), just an inspiring conversation with a couple of homeless people, and a fellow for whom volunteering has enabled him to see his work life in a whole different way.
By the way, there’s a language warning on this one. Nothing outrageous, but I do get a little fired-up.
You may recall a couple of episodes back I interviewed Lucas and Nic, the founders of Orange Sky Laundry – a mobile clothes washing service for homeless people. If you haven’t listened to it then I suggest you do.
Nic and Lucas’s idea and passion touched me big time, so following that interview, I went and volunteered for them, spending a couple of hours at an Orange Sky Laundry parked on Collins Street in Melbourne’s CBD.
I loved every bit of it.
The chance to give back to people in need.
The chance to learn some life lessons from those less fortunate.
And the conversations I had with one of their volunteers, and a couple of Orange Sky’s homeless friends, have been life changing. I’ll share what I learnt, later on.
So, listen in as I wander through Melbourne’s CBD trying to locate the Orange Sky Van …