Podcast

120 LAUREN HALL – DRIVEN BY PURPOSE

120 LAUREN HALL - DRIVEN BY PURPOSE

Lauren is Founder and CEO of iVvy, a SaaS technology company providing enterprise software to the Events and Hospitality industry including the world’s first real-time marketplace. Lauren is a passionate entrepreneur, her peers describe her as feisty, determined and talented. She is fearless and focused and has over 25 years’ business management experience across the Manufacturing, Retail, Advertising and Technology industries. Originally from South Africa, Lauren lives in the Gold Coast with her husband and two sons. 

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119 LINDSAY ROGERS – FROM START UP TO SUCCESS

119 LINDSAY ROGERS - FROM START UP TO SUCCESS  

Lindsay Rogers is the Co-founder and director of strategy of Chello, an agency that wheels and deals in all kinds of content. Chello offers small and large organisations – from corporates to small non-profits – access to a creative team who film, photograph, animate and design with high-production values.

In its first year Chello turned over a million dollars and reached over 45 clients – including an international airline. Since then the company has grown to an ever-busy crew of 15 people and more than a hundred clients.

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118 BRIAN BRAULT AND 30 YEARS OF ENTREPRENEURS ORGANIZATION

118 BRIAN BRAULT AND 30 YEARS OF EO

Brian Brault is Chief Executive Officer of PURE Solutions NA and EO Global Chairman. Under Brian’s leadership, EO’s Executive Education and global learning offerings have strengthened significantly, becoming a major cornerstone of EO’s membership growth efforts. Professionally, Brian has built two EO-qualifying companies, both of which have earned spots on the prestigious Inc. 500 I 5000 list. When he’s not running his business or supporting EO, Brian is engaging local charity boards and spending time with his wife of 30 years, Jean, their three children and their grandchildren.

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117 BRIAN BRAULT – GUIDING ENTREPRENEURIAL TEAMS

117 BRIAN BRAULT - GUIDING ENTREPRENEURIAL TEAMS

Brian Bro is CEO of PURE Solutions. Brian leads the PURE Movement for healthier, fresher, cleaner indoor environments everywhere. His primary focus is doing whatever it takes to improve people’s lives with PURE innovation with products that provide the freshest sleeping and living environment throughout the world.  Brian has successfully led PURE through intensive growth focusing on allergy-friendly hotel rooms & residential homes with hypoallergenic bedding encasements and air purification products, all while launching a new industry. 

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116 KATE MIDDLETON – SUCCESS AND SELF MASTERY

116 KATE MIDDLETON - SUCCESS AND SELF MASTERY

Kate Middleton is the CEO Censeo Engineers & Building Consultants; as well as the founder of online career development company, Career Oracle. Having re-privatised Censeo Engineering from an ASX listed conglomerate last year, she is the youngest and only female CEO of an engineering / loss adjusting company in Australia.

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115 SIMONE ALLAN – THE LESSONS IN THE LESSONS

115 SIMONE ALLAN - THE LESSONS IN THE LESSONS

Simone founded Mondo search, an Executive Recruitment Consultancy after recognising an enormous need for Specialised Recruitment in Human Resources. She has been driving her recruitment consultancy for over 19 years placing over 2500 key, Senior Contract and Permanent Executives. Simone is passionate about helping people find their career mojo and motivation.

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114 TODD TRESIDDER AND THE SUCCESS ATTITUDE

114 TODD TRESIDDER AND THE SUCCESS ATTITUDE

Todd had plans to retire when he sold his hedge fund management business at age 35. However for the past nearly two decades, Todd has been mentoring people on how to build financial wealth through his website FinancialMentor.com.

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113 THOM KING – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND BIO HACKING

113 THOM KING - PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND BIO HACKING

In 1999 Thom founded Steviva Brands from his personal passion for food and his concern over    the explosion of metabolic disease with a mission to help food manufacturers replace unhealthy sugars in their products with natural options. With 20 years of R&D work, Thom has helped hundreds of manufacturers improve the quality of their products. 

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112 JANE BIANCHINI AND THE ART OF RECRUITMENT

112 JANE BIANCHINI AND THE ART OF RECRUITMENT

Jane Bianchini has over 20 years’ experience in IT and Human Resources and is the founder/CEO of the Alcami Group. Jane leads Alcami recruitment - a recruitment firm known for it’s knowledge and networks in the IT industry and Aviia – a digital video interviewing application designed with the sole purpose of disrupting the recruitment industry from within.

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111 SARAH BARTHOLOMUESZ – POSSIBLISING

111 SARAH BARTHOLOMUESZ - POSSIBLISING

Sarah Bartholomeusz is an author and the founder of You Legal, a new category of law firm, that aims to provide clients with easy and transparent access to legal talent in a more flexible, cost effective and efficient manner.  She was the recipient of the South Australian Telstra Business Women’s Award in the Start-Up category and in 2016 awarded the Lawyer’s Weekly, Women in Law Awards ‘Thought Leader of the Year Award’.  

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110 RENATA AMARAL – BRANDING, CULTURE AND A GLOBAL TEAM

110 RENATA AMARAL - BRANDING, CULTURE AND A GLOBAL TEAM

Renata Amaral is Founder and CEO of EAT creative studio, which help some of the most well-known brands today tell their story through design, branding and technology. Some clients include, Red Bull, NBC, New York Times, Universal and Warner Brothers Records. Renata runs a global team with staff members in around the world LA, Europe and Brazil.

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109 LOUIS STACK – ONE STEP AHEAD

109 LOUIS STACK - ONE STEP AHEAD

Louis J. Stack is Founder and President of Fitter International Inc which supplies unique mix of fitness products that help people recover from and prevent injury in and out of this work place. Throughout his 30-plus years’ experience as a business owner, national athlete and father, he has built a foundation of integrity and quality in everything he does.

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108 TANIA DE JONG – CREATIVE INNOVATION

108 TANIA DE JONG - CREATIVE INNOVATION

Are you ready to thrive in the age of acceleration? Today we will provide details on how you can Learn, debate and think with 40 global, futurists, innovators, and disruptors.  How would you like to understand and make the most of the exponential advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, automation of jobs and vehicles? How will this affect your industry? Will you be left behind or be a leader?  To be a leader you need to take time to work on your business.  That is why I can’t stress enough how important it is to participate get the knowledge and tools to develop the leadership mindset you need to transform your organisation.

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107 ALLISON MOONEY – PRESSING THE RIGHT BUTTONS

107 ALLISON MOONEY - PRESSING THE RIGHT BUTTONS

Allison Mooney is an award winning professional speaker the creator of Pressing the Right Buttons: People Skills for Business Success. Prior to becoming a professional keynote speaker Allie had a career in the airline Industry with Qantas International as manager of their Business and First Class airport lounges.  Allie has taken Pressing the Right Buttons to over 20 countries.

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106 LEE CARAHER – THE BOOMERANG PRINCIPLE

106 LEE CARAHER - THE BOOMERANG PRINCIPLE

Lee Caraher is the CEO of Double Forte which is a national PR & Digital Marketing firm. She is an acclaimed communication strategist, known for her practical solutions to BIG problems. Lee is the author 2 books, The Boomerang Principle and Millennials & Management, based on her experience with failing and then succeeding at retaining millennials.  She has a reputation for building cohesive, high producing teams who have fun together at the same time. Lee is also an internationally recognized speaker and serves as a business consultant for business leaders and entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries. 

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105 GOVINDH JAYARAMAN – PAPER NAPKIN WISOM

105 GOVINDH JAYARAMAN - PAPER NAPKIN WISOM

Govind Jayaraman has been an entrepreneur his entire life. He started his first business in 1990 while in first year studying commerce at University. Since then, Govindh has founded or partnered in more than a dozen companies.  

Govindh is also host of the paper napkin wisdom podcast where he asks some of the worlds top Entrepreneurs, Leaders, and Difference-Makers to share their most important pearl of wisdom on a simple paper napkin. Followed by a conversation about why they shared that Wisdom and what it meant to them and for them in their life.

Laura is now focused on helping non-profits scale their business through philanthropy and free live events.  

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104 – THE (AWFULLY) THIN LINE BETWEEN SUCCESS AND FAILURE WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

104 - THE (AWFULLY) THIN LINE BETWEEN SUCCESS AND FAILURE WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

Today’s episode is different as I am being interviewed by John Warrillow – author of Built to Sell with an amazing podcast by the same name.  John Warrillow has a statistically proven method for improving a company’s value by up to 71%. WOW! Even if you're not planning on selling anytime soon, this should grab your attention.   I had the pleasure to chat with John a few weeks back when he interviewed me as a guest on his podcast Built to sell Radio which is ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the world’s 10 best podcasts for business owners.

In this interview, I share my successes and failures with lessons learned. As an Entrepreneur for over 20 years having founded and managed six companies on both private and public levels , trust me, there have been many failures. This interview is my story specifically relating to taking a private company public and successfully selling my last enterprise for six times (EBITDA) to one of the largest independent equipment leasing companies in the world.

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103 LAURA GISBORNE – THE PHILANTHROPIC ENTREPRENEUR

103 - LAURA GIBSON - THE PHILANTHROPIC ENTREPRENEUR

Laura Gisborne is a highly successful business expert with over 20 years experience.  From structuring and selling small boutique businesses to owning a multi-million dollar wine and real estate empire, Laura has owned nine businesses, her first when she was only 23 years old.

Laura is now focused on helping non-profits scale their business through philanthropy and free live events.  

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102 – TROY HAZARD AND SAVING BIG BUSINESS

102 - TROY HAZARD AND SAVING BIG BUSINESS

Troy has turned around businesses that were making enormous losses and has consulted to countless successful companies including Goodyear, Baskin Robbins, Subway, Fisher & Paykel 

Originally from Australia Troy was the global Chairman for the Entrepreneurs Organization, Troy now lives in Florida but frequently comes back to Australia as he spreads his time as a professional speaker, & a host of 3 national TV Shows.   

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101 – HOWARD FINGER – CYBER SECURITY FOR ENTREPRENEURS

101 - HOWARD FINGER - CYBER SECURITY FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Howard finger is CEO of founder of VinciWorks, a leading provider of online compliance training and risk management software. Howard is also co-author of The Mindful Entrepreneur, a true story that provides a raw, brutally honest account of how to transform the frustrations, pain and struggles faced by countless business owners into stability, growth, freedom and meaning.

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