If there was one thing you think society should talk more about, what would it be? 

“Unnecessary suffering”

I’ve worked in a few factories in my life- if only this kind of factory existed when I was a kid! I’m talking about the Kindness Factory - a global not for profit organisation and movement which inspires ordinary people to do extra ordinary things.


Not only is this the most interesting not for profit I’ve heard of, but the founder is one seriously fascinating (& kind) human. I’m thrilled to sit down with Kath Koschel today as her story is probably not like any you’ve ever heard before.  A former professional cricketer and Iron Man competitor, Kath has defied all medical prognoses by teaching herself to walk on three separate occasions. 


Despite facing other serious personal, mental and physical setbacks, her resilience allowed her not only to overcome these challenges, but also see the good in the world when most others couldn’t. In November 2015, she founded Kindness Factory, with a goal of encouraging and inspiring 1 million acts of kindness. To date, they’ve logged over 6 million acts of kindness !! and Kath has raised close to half- a-million dollars for various charity organisations, and was the recipient of the 2016 Pride of Australia Medal for showing courage in the face of extreme adversity and Kath was also awarded the Young Australian Medal and the people’s choice of Australia award in 2017.


Kath’s bio makes it a little daunting to meet her - she’s one seriously epic human who is changing the world for the better. But as you’re about to hear - you couldn’t meet a more down to earth person if you tried. Please enjoy this wonderful conversation with Kath Koschel. 


For more information about Kath, check out these places;-


Website: https://kathkoschel.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kathkoschel/


Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kath-koschel-74044436/


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