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326 – How to make more money by working less in your business, with Posture Podiatry’s Daniel Gibbs Read More

326 – How to make more money by working less in your business, with Posture Podiatry’s Daniel Gibbs

If you’re keen to learn how to remove yourself from your business and make more money in the process, then you’re going to love this chat with podiatrist, Daniel Gibbs. He even had to cancel a Tuesday morning golf game to do the interview!

325 – Willie Smith’s : A Boutique Cider Brand Punching Way Above Its Marketing Weight Read More

325 – Willie Smith’s : A Boutique Cider Brand Punching Way Above Its Marketing Weight

Sam Reid is the co-founder of hugely popular cider brand Willie Smiths.

I meet him at the recent Telstra Business Awards in Tasmania. One of my jobs as the emcee was to announce the finalists for each category and read out a short bio about their business.

Each business always got a round of applause … although some got a bigger applause than others. Willie Smith’s Cider got the biggest by far …. Quite heartfelt, it was!

What are they doing that other businesses aren’t? Why all the love?!

So, here’s Sam Reid, co-founder of Willie Smith’s Cider.

324 – The Sufferfest : A masterclass in how to create a kick-ass brand with ex-Swiss banker David McQuillen Read More

324 – The Sufferfest : A masterclass in how to create a kick-ass brand with ex-Swiss banker David McQuillen

Ex-Swiss banker David McQuillen, is the founder of Sufferfest and CSO (that’s Chief Suffering Officer) of the mythical country … Sufferlandria.

Bored with conventional ways to get fit on a bike, David taught himself how to edit video, and after negotiating rights with major cycling races (like the Tour de France!), he created his first Sufferfest training video and inflicted it on the world.

It’s now a multi-million dollar global business.

323 – How To Disrupt Any Industry with Dominic Holland from Tow.com.au Read More

323 – How To Disrupt Any Industry with Dominic Holland from Tow.com.au

Every industry is ripe for disruption. That’s the view of today’s guest, 29 year-old Dominic Holland of tow.com.au. Launched just two years ago, tow.com.au has completely disrupted the long-established and tightly held towing industry. The business did 7-figure revenues in year one and grew in year two by 350%. Listen in as Dom explains how he did it.

322 – [WARNING] This episode will challenge you, but ultimately leave you feeling inspired (I hope). Read More

322 – [WARNING] This episode will challenge you, but ultimately leave you feeling inspired (I hope).

Hey team. Bonus episode today, and a different kind of one at that.

No marketing gold, no business lessons (well maybe a couple), just an inspiring conversation with a couple of homeless friends of Orange Sky Laundry, and a fellow for whom volunteering has enabled him to see his work life in a whole different way.

Get ready to be inspired.

321 – How to Avoid Discounting with Tas Moulis of QPaint Read More

321 – How to Avoid Discounting with Tas Moulis of QPaint

It is so easy to discount, to undercut the competition to get the business. Although it is an easy strategy it is quite simply a race to the bottom. Once you have the lowest price there is nowhere left to go. Tune in this week as I chat with Tas Moulis of QPaint about how to charge full freight and see your business thrive because of it.

320 – Orange Sky Laundry – A simple idea that’s making the world a better place Read More

320 – Orange Sky Laundry – A simple idea that’s making the world a better place

Listen is as these two young Australians of the year inspire us with their story and their mission. Their social enterprise Orange Sky Laundry is a world first and provides not only a mobile laundry service for free to the homeless, they also provide a catalyst for conversation. Get ready to be inspired.

319 – Philippines Outsourcing Tour #2 : Highlights & Learnings from Timbo and Friends. Read More

319 – Philippines Outsourcing Tour #2 : Highlights & Learnings from Timbo and Friends.

Have you ever wanted more time? Have you ever wanted to get more done in your business? Do you ever feel like you just need an extra set of hands but can’t justify the cost? Check out these stories from real small business owners who have joined me for the second ‘Freedom Through Outsourcing Tour’ to the Philippines.

318 – Is Race Car Sponsorship a Smart Marketing Strategy? Read More

318 – Is Race Car Sponsorship a Smart Marketing Strategy?

Have you ever wondered what is involved in sponsoring a V8 Supercar? What about sponsorship as a marketing play? Listen in as I dive deep into the marketing angle of high level sponsorship as I go for 2 very fast laps in a Porsche V8 Supercar at The Laser Group’s race day.

317 – Should You Sell Your Business and Follow Your Passion? Read More

317 – Should You Sell Your Business and Follow Your Passion?

Have you ever thought to yourself… “Should I sell my business?” Do you have a dream and a bag full of excuses not to chase it? Mortgage, bills to pay? Well this week’s guest had a dream and the reality of a bricks and mortar business and he and his family decided to chase the dream anyway. Since then they’ve created a business they love and are living the dream.