171 – Is Your Firms Strategy Driving Sustainable Growth?

171 - Is Your Firms Strategy Driving Sustainable Growth? I was recently in Adelaide also known as the city of churches, delivering a full day workshop on strategy to a group of entrepreneurs.  I asked them to take a piece of paper write their business strategy in one sentence.  The kicker is they only had […]

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170 – Jane Curnow – Age is no barrier to your dreams!

170 – Jane Curnow - Age is no barrier to your dreams! Mindset & Lifestyle Coach, Fitness Model @ 52 years young, Author, Blogger. Jane suffered debilitating depression for 25 years including 2 attempts on her life, 3 hospitalizations, serious psychiatric drugs & in and out of therapy since the age of 16.  In her […]

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169 – From Nothing to Overflow with Jeff Hall

169 – From Nothing to Overflow with Jeff Hall Jeff Hall never had a choice but to become an entrepreneur.    At age 7 he sold candy because money meant escaping his life of poverty and neglect.    At age 13, he acquired a reputation as a computer nerd at school quite by accident and began working […]

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168 – Lessons learnt. Australia’s richest woman under 40

168 – Lessons learnt. Australia’s richest woman under 40 Last week we highlighted Sheryl Sandbergs top 10 rules for success, and provided information on two awesome programs for women looking to grow their business!  Business Chicks have created Elevate and Power Players to support you as you work directly with your peers on your business, […]

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167 – Top 10 Rules for success from Sheryl Sandberg

167 – Top 10 Rules for Success from Sheryl Sandberg Today we will focus on Sheryl Sandberg’s top 10 rules for you to be successful.  However, before we jump into those rules I wanted to quickly say two things.  Firstly, thank you for listening to this podcast!.  The first word that comes to me is […]

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166 – #1 Skill Entrepreneurs Should Look for When Hiring

166 – #1 Skill Entrepreneurs Should Look for When Hiring Today we are going to explore the number 1 skill entrepreneurs should look for when hiring according to Mark Cuban. For those of you who may not know Mark Cuban was the founder of early internet streaming radio company Broadcast.com, TV channel HDNet, and now a Shark […]

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165 – Global Leadership

165 – Global Leadership Last week’s episode we spoke about getting rid of the words I’m too Busy, we touched on the importance of being an authentic leader and recommended a book called Discover you True North by Bill George.  Today’s episode is based around Bill George’s book specifically Chapter 12 on Global leadership.  What […]

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164 – Why you should replace I’m Busy with the words Things are fantastic!

164 – Why you should replace I’m Busy with the words Things are fantastic! As we all get older and progress further in our business or careers, it's inevitable that our schedules get packed with more meetings, more family responsibilities, more social obligations—the list goes on. We're constantly telling each other how busy we are, […]

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163 – 10 Biggest Entrepreneurisal Mistakes

163 – 10 Biggest Entrepreneurisal Mistakes Here’s the 10 biggest entrepreneurial mistakes according to  Mike Michalowics Author of Profit First Here we go starting at number 10 the countdown begins. Trying To Get Rich Quick Most overnight success takes 15 to 20 years to achieve.  If you go in expecting to be rich overnight, you […]

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162 – Mike Michalowicz

162 – Mike Michalowicz How to transform any business from a cash – eating monster to a money-making machine.  In this episode you will hear Mike Michalowics Author of profit first compare four lessons from the healthy diet industry to the four core business diet lessons of Profit First. We will start with Mike describing […]

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161 – Embracing Change is the secret to 33 years of success!

161  – Embracing Change is the secret to 33 years of success! You just heard a snippet from Andrew Ford. Andrew was born Sydney Australia, and now lives in Perth WA. He started his first company at age 19 with $500.00 in his pocket.    Ford & Doonan Air Conditioning was launched with current business partner […]

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160 – It takes 20 years to make an overnight success

160 - It takes 20 years to make an overnight success How long does it take to create an overnight success?  I attended a networking event hosted by Business Chicks here in Australia. Carolyn Creswell from Carman’s was the key note speaker shared her story.  For those of you who may not know or have […]

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159 – Are you between a rock and a hard place?

159 Are you between a rock and a hard place? Welcome to episode 158 where we share a story from the founder of Trello Joel Spolsky; Regardless if you are a start-up company or seasoned Entrepreneurs and small business owner we all have up’s and down’s the roller coaster of business. I love my business, […]

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158 – Is your To-do List too long?

158 Is your To-do List too long Welcome to episode 158 where we share a story from the founder of Trello Joel Spolsky; This story caught my attention one my guests on this podcast have recommend Trello several times as their favourite tech tool. Secondly because it’s about doing things different not better. Is your […]

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157 Courage Vs Comfortable

157 Courage Vs Comfortable Last week I interviewed Nathan Chan from Foundr and he spoke passionately about  - leaders need to courageous. You can listen to Nathan full interview on episode 156 Today’s episode we will dive into what is the difference between being courageous and comfortable.  I have a quote on my mirror that […]

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156 Nathan Chan – Great Leaders need to be Courageous

156 Nathan Chan - Great Leaders need to be Courageous Foundr is a global media and education company that connects millions of people with some of the most successful living entrepreneurs of our generation such as Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss and many more. Foundr breaks down their strategies and experiences into […]

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155 The key to overcoming anything

155 The key to overcoming anything Last week I interviewed Jellaine Dee from Luxx Divine on episode 154.  In the interview she spoke passionately about as leaders what’s most important is to know yourself.  Know what you want, what do you want to create.  Stop doing what everyone else expects of you.  When you truly […]

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154 - Trusting Entrepreneurial Instinct

154 Jellaine Dee on Trusting Entrepreneurial Instinct

154 Jellaine Dee on Trusting Entrepreneurial Instinct Jellaine Dee is the Founder of Luxx Divine and created this platform to showcase the trending, must-have products she’s known to intuitively spot before they become mainstream. Her passion for designing and curating products is what made her first business; Cherry Blooms Cosmetics become a global beauty phenomenon.  Within […]

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153 – Inspiring story from Brian Acton – Whatsapp

153 Inspiring story from Brian Acton - Whatsapp Last week’s episode was about are we born with entrepreneurial genes or do we learn the traits? What’s the difference between Employees and entrepreneurs. Have you ever been rejected or fired from a job?  I was fired from my very 1st job cleaning a auto-body shop for […]

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152 – Are You Born With Entrepreneurial Genes or Are They Learned Traits?

152 – Are You Born With Entrepreneurial Genes or Are They Learned Traits? Are you born with entrepreneurial genes or are they learned traits?   In my opinion the word Entrepreneur is overused and used incorrectly!  The other morning, I was having coffee with a friend and at the table beside us was a guy on […]

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