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11. How you can make a New Year’s resolution effective with Nathan Schokker

Nathan’s the director and founder of the Talio Group. Which is an integrated facilities management solutions company proficient in all services needed for commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Nathan works a lot on his business and as his 2014 New Year’s resolution, he decided to be proactive about his food and nutrition. He has made big massive changes and has lost about 15 kilograms since the start of the year. He talks about how that has changed his life and his relationships.

Nathan talks about how he has taken his new view on food into his business and sharing food with his work colleagues. He also talks about how that small change has made his team more cohesive and more effective.  

Nutrition and Cooking

What foods to avoid

  • Soft drinks
  • Milk and sugar drinks
  • Staying clear of 7/11 and Night Owls and everything in there

What foods to actively seek out

  • Lots of fruit and veggies
  • Muesli bars homemade at the markets
  • Leaner meats

Nathan’s fondest food memories

Nathan’s earliest and fondest memories of food are going back to sharing meals with his family, whether its sandwiches or hot dinners. 

Nathan’s favourite meal is his mum’s chicken casserole dish with leek and celery. 

Exercise Routine

  • Incorporates walking more into his busy day

Cooking tips

  • Just do it – its such a crazy story that Nathan shares 

Quickest Meals

Chicken breast and bok choi homemade tomato sauce all in one pan

Tips on reducing wastage

  • Use leftovers from the fridge to create a brand new meal
  • Zero loss game 

How do I find ways to eat well?


Know more about Nathan 

Who would you love to have dinner with and where?

His girlfriend at Niagara Falls for the scenery 

Last meal on the planet?

Perfectly cooked piece of steak, with mashed potatoes and a family recipe for Coffee Cake which takes 6 and a half hours to make for dessert


  • Eagle Farm Farmers Markets on Racecourse Rd in Brisbane 

Where to find Nathan

11. How you can make a New Year's resolution effective with Nathan Schokker

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Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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