8 years ago, Lizzy Abegg had an epiphany that she needed to move to Byron Bay to help her little sister grow a struggling jewelry business. Well, that business is now called Spell & the Gypsy Collective … and it’s a multi-million dollar fashion empire.
Quentin Nolan of Liquid Ski Tours is a young man on a mission. At the ripe old age of 31 he’s determined to create the world’s best ski tour company – and right now, he has partnerships with Australia’s two largest airlines and owns 6 hotels in Japan!
Paul Medeiros made a brave sea change by leaving corporate and buying the Mullumbimby Fruit Shop.
Then, when Woolworth’s decided to come to town, he could have panicked and accepted the fact that Australia’s biggest supermarket chain would kill off his business.
Instead, he rolled the dice, and more than doubled their retail footprint.
He’s now the founder of one of Australia’s hottest up and coming franchises – The Source Bulk Foods.
This is a story of courage, determination and being true to one’s values.
Today’s guest did the interview in her pyjamas. Why?
Because she can!
She’s a true entrepreneur, starting a business to help put herself through university, only to then systemise it so that today it runs for the most part … without her.
And who doesn’t want a bit of that?!
David Christison is responsible for 8 unique viral videos that have a combined viewing time of 164 years.
Enough said! Let’s go and find out how he did it … and why!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.