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048 – TOP TECH TOOLS – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

Tech Tools If you’re a start-up or already growing your business, you recognize the importance and value of tools especially technology tools. The fact is, as entrepreneurs we can’t do it all on our own—no matter how savvy we are. In order to build or grow  your Business you need to invest in tools that can […]

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047 – BEHIND THE URBAN LIST WITH SUSANNAH GEORGE

Susannah George is an experienced marketer and a fifth generation entrepreneur with a passion for fine food and design. Susannah founded The Urban List in 2011 and established one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s most influential and fastest growing lifestyle platforms. The Urban List now attracts an audience of more than 2 million readers each […]

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046 – TOP RECOMMENDED BOOKS – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

No one ever said it was easy being an entrepreneur. Whether you're in the early stages of your startup or running an established business, we all face many hurdles along the way and at times you may ask yourself- if this whole entrepreneur thing is worth it? This is one of the reasons I ask […]

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045 – AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDREA CULLIGAN: A LOBSTER RENAISSANCE

With 17 years in the entrepreneur game, Andrea Culligan has grown 7 different businesses. In 2009, Andrea was awarded the Telstra Young Businesses woman of the Year and in the same Year, her company was awarded the Telstra Small Business of the Year. With Andrea’s unique approach of working abroad as she pleases, Culligan focuses […]

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044 – SALESFORCE – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

This Golden Nugget Friday episode was inspired not only by this week’s Guest Donovan Reese but also my guest from a few weeks ago Jeff Gayle. Both Donovan and Jeff recommended Salesforce and spoke about how this cloud based software has helped streamline their business functions and enhanced the sales processes. Salesforce has become the […]

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043 – CATCHING LIGHTENING IN A BOTTLE WITH DONOVAN REESE

Since 2009, Donovan has been the designated broker with Renters Warehouse Arizona, holding his broker's license from Arizona School of Real Estate and Business. Having rented more than $1 Billion worth of residential real estate and currently managing more than 200 million worth of property across the United States, Donovan is dedicated to continually improving […]

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042 – HR SOLUTIONS – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

Let me ask a few questions to see if you can relate to a few of my worst entrepreneurial moments? Do you struggle with finding & retaining awesome staff? What about onboarding and training them?  Then knowing the rules regulations in each state or country, payroll deductions, workers compensation, superannuation’s or retirement savings plans?  Then […]

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041 – FROM THE CORPORATE WORLD TO SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR- WITH SAMANTHA DIGENNARO

Sam is a communications strategist, she is the founder and CEO of DGC that specializes in representing the marketing, media and advertising industries. Opening the agency in 2006 with consistent year-over-year growth now has locations in New York LA, Austin Texas, Miami Florida, Australia, UK and India. DGC has been awarded, The New York Observer's PR […]

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040 – ACCELERATE YOUR BUSINESS – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

On average 49% of companies are currently using Marketing automation. With more than half of B2B companies (55%) adopting the technology. Welcome to Golden Nugget Friday, where we will talk about exactly what is it Marketing automation, provide a tool to find the right software provider for your company.  highlight a case study from “Me […]

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039 – MARKETING AUTOMATION A GAME CHANGER – WITH JEFF GALE

Self-taught software developer and businessman, Jeff Gale graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Drama, Theatre and Arts comladay.Co-founding “Nylon Designs” in Brooklyn, he went on to create the successful “Ticket Biscuit”, one of the worlds smartest and most user friendly ticketing program. Ticket biscuit continued to grow and expanded with the launching of […]

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038 – WHY A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY IS CRUCIAL FOR YOUR BUSINESS – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

"Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. We do this by giving people the power to share whatever they want and be connected to whoever they want, no matter where they are." Mark Zuckerberg Consider these statistics: One billion people actively use Facebook every month 500,000 people use Twitter every month Google’s […]

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037 – DISRUPTING THE HR BOAT – WITH SUE-ELLEN WATTS

Sue Ellen Watts is the CEO and founder of wattsnext, a leading firm in human resources and consultation company in Australia. With 17 years’ experience across a range of industries and businesses, Sue Ellen is known as the disrupter of the HR industry. With clients in Australia, the UK and the United Sates, she has […]

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036 – RICHARD BRANSON’S TAKE ON WORK LIFE BALANCE – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

"Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.” – Richard Branson Welcome to Golden nugget Friday on […]

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035 – RUFUS & COCO, AND WOOLWORTHS – WITH ANNEKE VAN DEN BROEK

In 2008 Anneke Ven Dan Broek began the extraordinary journey of founding the pet care brand, “Rufus & Coco”. The journey has since instilled her into the Australian Businesswoman Hall of fame and earnt her the award of Australia’s Fastest Growing Pet Brand. With her eyes set on growth and ambition, Rufus & Coco now […]

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034 – DIVERSIFICATION TO SURVIVE IN A DISRUPTIVE MARKET – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

Welcome to GNF Episode 34 but before I begin I wanted to quickly give a brief teaser for next week guest.   I had the pleasure of interviewing the CEO of Rufus & Coco Annke Van Den Broek who was recently inducted into the prestigious Australian Businesswomen hall of fame! Her Australian pet brand offers original, […]

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033 – THINK BIG YOUNG – WITH STEVE KEARLEY

Starting his entrepreneurial journey in 1985, Steve Kearley became an account executive for Bruce-Benson Insurance Brokers, which he eventually bought in1991. Kearley has completed the “Birthing of Giants” program at MIT Boston in 2004, which he also then became a facilitator for the renamed program. Winning Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012, this was not […]

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032 – OPPORTUNITIES, GROWTH AND OFFSHORING – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

Welcome to GNF Episode 32 but before I begin I wanted to give you a quick into of next weeks guest.  Steve Kearley who talks about the importance of thinking BIG Young. Kearley owns Benson Kealey insurance brokerage. With a mindset that looks after people and his employees, Kearley believes that business should always cater for […]

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031 – THE OFFSHORE EXPERT – WITH AIMEE ENGELMANN

  Aimee Engelmann has established herself in Australia, but has refused to restrict her business’ growth by expanding operations to the Philippines. She is the CEO and founder of Beepo, which had a biblical 3849% revenue increase within its first year. Aimee is the winner of the 2015 Young Entrepreneur's Trailblazer Award, and her many […]

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030 – HIRING CULTURALLY FIT – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

Welcome to GNF Episode 30 but before I begin I wanted to quickly give a brief teaser for next week guest.   I had the pleasure of interviewing Aimee Englemann from Beepo an offshoring company in the Philippians.  Once upon a time, offshoring was associated with large corporations moving departments overseas in a cost-saving measure, however today […]

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029 – NOISE AND NASA – WITH SCOTT MACDONALD

Scott Macdonald is the president of both Noise Solutions Inc., a world leader in innovative environmental and occupational noise and emission control, and BOSS Buildings & structure, a single source contracting solution for all of your structural needs. In 1997 Scott co-founded Noise Solutions, setting out to revolutionise the way that industrial noise analysis and […]

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