Ben Leonard has no business training. In fact, his background is in Ecology. Oh, and he’s a whale and dolphin nerd, who had no interest in fitness, until his mid 20s, when he decided to build a successful online fitness brand called Beast Gear which, in its third year, turned over six million large ones! It’s an unbelievable episode 654 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
In her surfing career, Layne Beachley achieved this seven times, six of them consecutively, making her the best surfer the world has ever seen…. male or female. In this up close and personal one hour chat, Layne opens up about the one big shift she made in order to achieve her dreams. And fortunately, it’s something we can all apply to both our own business and personal lives. Plus she shares a mountain of other amazing high-performance insights along the way. It’s a fully-sick episode 634 of The (13 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Health.com.au is the first health insurance company to enter the Australian market in more than 36 years. I chat with this start-up’s founder and CEO Andy Sheats about how his team built a $60M business in the space of two years. Andy reveals the importance of naming and branding for your business, hiring staff who can empathise with your customers, and how to cut through in a crowded market.
Plus, I answer a listener question from a mindfulness therapist on how NOT to sound like a schmuck when talking about what your business does. Listen up!