055 – LEADERSHIP AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP – DERRICK ELLIS

055 - LEADERSHIP AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP Derrick Eells is the co-founder and President of TenDot, a full-service meeting management and incentive house, planning, executing and streamlining the world’s best corporate meetings and reward travel programs. TenDot is one of America's fastest growing privately held companies according to the Inc. 5000 2015 list. Derrick graduated from the […]

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054- CROWDFUNDING – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

054 - CROWDFUNDING Did you know in 2015 it was estimated that worldwide over US$34 billion was raised by crowdfunding?  This is a game changer for Entrepreneurs! Read More

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053 STUART ANDERSON – FROM INVENTOR TO ENTREPRENEUR

053  FROM INVENTOR TO ENTREPRENEUR Stuart Anderson is the co-inventor of the Flow™ Hive, a unique Australian product that makes harvesting honey as simple as turning a tap. Flow™ Hive has established itself as a true Australian innovator, developing the most significant advance in beekeeping in over 150 years and running one of the most […]

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052 – EMPLOYEE BENEFITS – GOLDEN NUGGET FRIDAY WITH SHELLEY ROGERS

052 - Employee Benefits While you may not be able to give all of your employees a pay rise, you can make them feel like you did. I have a fantastic opportunity for the Inspiring Greatness community. Not only will you be able to deliver a fantastic employee benefit plan for your staff you will […]

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051 JANE ANDERSON – THE PERSONAL BRANDING EXPERT

051  THE PERSONAL BRANDING EXPERT Jane Anderson is a personal branding expert, author,  executive career coach and key note speaker with over 20 years’ experience. Jane is one of Australia’s leading thought leaders on influence using personal branding and author of IMPACT: How to Build Your Personal Brand for the Connection Economy.    Jane is obsessed with helping people […]

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050 – JANINE ALLIS – FROM THE ‘BURBS TO BOWIE TO BOOST

Janine’s love for travel inspired her what is now the largest Juice bar in the world.  While in USA she noticed the juice and smoothie category was booming. And yet there was hardly a juice bar to be found in Australia. Janine returned to Australia and founded Boost which is now operating in 20 countries […]

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049 – MANDI GUNSBERGER – BABYOLOGY & WORK/LIFE BALANCE

Mandi is the Founder and Managing Editor of Babyology, Australia's largest digital media company for parents. With a social media following of almost one million Facebook fans, Babyology knows how to reach their audience of 20-45 year-old women. An entrepreneur who just happens to be a mum-of-three, Mandi launched the business alone in her living […]

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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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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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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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