149: Started an independent non-alcoholic beer company in 2020, aged 39, normalizing a non-alcoholic drinking culture. From 3 to 10 FTEs, grew volume & revenue by 200% in a year with 1,500 customers nationally & now started exporting. (Andy Miller) australia brewing fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Oct 18, 2021

In this episode, I interview Andy Miller, the Co-founder, and CEO at Heaps Normal, an independent non-alcohol beer company based in Canberra, Australia, changing the drinking culture to a new drink standard. Heaps Normal was co-founded by four mates, each with their reasons for wanting to reduce...

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148: Works as a strategic planner, specializes in providing proactive, focused, and strategic advice to help & support Australian business owners. Clients he has been working with have achieved an increase of 37% in net profit. (Michael Denehey) australia consulting fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud tasmania Oct 13, 2021

In this episode, I interview Michael Denehey, an adviser at Collins SBA based in Hobart, Australia. Collins SBA is a financial advice and accounting service for Australian businesses. They work with small and medium business owners and assist them in growing and scaling their business. Michael is...

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144: Aged 31 in 2016, co-founded a workforce solutions consultancy, focused on assisting clients in implementing the right talent resourcing strategy for their businesses and projects. From $400k revenue growth in their first year to the upper seven figures with 35 FTEs within 5 years. (Ieuan Williams) australia fte 31-40 podcast recruitment sales $5m-$10m aud Sep 29, 2021

In this episode, I interview Ieuan Williams, the Co-founder and Director of Mane Consulting, Sydney-based recruitment and workforce solutions consultancy, specializing in the Finance, Digital, and Data space. They deliver talent solutions and provide the right resourcing strategy for their...

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143: After a difficult experience with a staff dealing with a mental health crisis, she decided to learn & study psychology. Now a mental health educator, helping hospitality leaders on how to create a mentally healthy workplace. (Bianca Welsh) australia heatlh & wellness podcast subject matter expert tasmania Sep 26, 2021

In this episode, I interview Bianca Welsh, the Co-owner of Stillwater Restaurant, and Founder of From Experience, a mental health service based in Launceston, Tasmania. Bianca Welsh is a Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor who aims to equip business owners with the tools they need to...

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141: Expert on cybersecurity, helping small to large organizations understand cyber risk and managing their outsourced business process. Shutting digital doors to cyber-attacks, ensuring a sustainable and high-performing business. (Mariae Leckie) australia podcast subject matter expert tasmania technology Sep 19, 2021

In this episode, I interview Mariae Leckie, the Interim CEO, and Senior Consultant of The Project Lab, a consulting and advisory firm based in Hobart, Tasmania. They are experts on cyber security and they work with small to large organizations to ensure the safety and security of their assets....

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140: Built his skills and experience across a number of advertising agencies, decided to start his own, specializing in health advertising & medical marketing. Grown revenue from 20-60% & from 1 FTE to the current 40 for over 9 years. (Simon Davies) australia marketing podcast Sep 15, 2021

In this episode, I interview Simon Davies, the Founder, and CEO of Bastion Brands, a Melbourne-based healthcare marketing agency specializing in health marketing, advertising, and medical communications. They work with pharmaceutical companies, medical devices, and consumer health businesses....

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138: Driven by passion and experimentation, started a distilling company with his brother in 2019 to evolve their generational family business. Sold 1000 cases & obtained half a million in sales despite the pandemic, from 3 FTEs to 16. (Michael Earp) australia distilling fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Sep 09, 2021

In this episode, I interview Michael Earp, the co-founder at Earp Distilling Co, a distilling company based in Newcastle, Australia, with a vision to demystify the world of spirits and offer premium spirits together with food events, education, and some great little experiences. Michael together...

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135: A trip to the US with a friend hatched the idea to start their own brewing company. Gave up their full-time jobs & began their journey in the Craft Beer industry in 2011. From 2 FTE to 20 FTE with 30% yearly revenue growth until 2018. (Danielle Allen) australia brewing fte 11-20 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Aug 29, 2021

In this episode, I interview Danielle Allen, a business leader and co-founder of Two Birds Brewing, a brewing company based in Melbourne, Australia, developing and manufacturing craft beers for retail and on-premise sales in venues across Australia. This is Australia’s first female-owned...

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130: Founded a small business in 2015 specializing in fermented products. Started in the shared kitchen, upgraded their space up to 1000 meters. Become the first and biggest Miso supplier in Australia with revenue growth of 40% p.a. and 5 FTEs. (Chris de Bono) australia food and beverage fte 1-5 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud tasmania Aug 11, 2021

In this episode, I interview Chris de Bono, the Founding Director, and Miso Master at Meru Foods, a food manufacturer based in Launceston Tasmania, specializing in fermented products. They supply premium ingredients to the food manufacturing sector. Meru Foods is the company behind Meru Miso and...

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124: With a background in finance, co-founded a technology company based on the financial storytelling techniques currently used by 40,000 people in 96 countries around the world. Started with only 3 FTE to more than 40 FTE. (Alan Miltz) australia finance fte 31-40 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Jul 21, 2021

In this episode, I interview Alan Miltz, the Co-founder and Director of Cash Flow Story, a technology company based in Melbourne, Australia. CFS helps business owners, managers, and financial coaches understand what the numbers mean in the simplest way possible to improve their profit, cash flow,...

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118: In 2008, became a part-owner and opened a boutique steakhouse. An opportunity arose in 2010 to buy a share in a restaurant, take on the Executive Chef position of the operation & upgrade with a hotel just above the restaurant. (Craig Will) australia fte 41-50 hospitality podcast sales $5m-$10m aud tasmania Jun 30, 2021

In this episode, I interview Craig Will, the Executive Chef and Co-owner of Tasmania’s finest restaurants, Stillwater and Black Cow Bistro, and just above Stillwater is a two-year-old hotel business, Seven Boutique Accommodation. Craig is passionate about local products and the seasonal...

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116: At the age of 20, founded an ICT Strategic Consulting company, helping organizations improve their planning & implementation by means of technology. About 30% average annual growth; 20 FTE and with a current B-Corp score of 92.8. (Dan McKinley) australia bcorp consulting fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 23, 2021

In this episode, I interview Dan McKinley, the CEO of Dog and Bone Consulting based in Victoria, Australia. The company helps organizations improve their planning and implementation. Dog and Bone’s core services include ICT strategic advisory, procurement, governance and management. 

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112: In 2016, co-founded a distillery in Byron Bay, specializing in premium spirits, inspired by the region of the Northern Rivers. From only family members in the team into 29 FTE & 98% of their revenue is obtained domestically. (Eddie Brook) australia bcorp distilling fte 21-30 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jun 09, 2021

In this episode, I interview Eddie Brook, the CEO of Cape Byron Distillery. This family-owned business is specializing in premium spirits inspired by the region of the Northern Rivers. The distillery and distillation are situated in the hinterland of Byron Bay, Australia. Eddie Brook is...

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110: In 2008, joined the team of a mortgage broking firm, became the General Manager in 2011 & bought the franchise which has been established for 15 years. Has settled $274M in loans in 2012, boosted up to $408M after a year. (Matt Cunliffe) australia finance fte 11-20 podcast sales $30m-$40m aud Jun 02, 2021

In this episode, I interview Matt Cunliffe, the Managing Director of Mortgage Choice in Brisbane, a mortgage broking firm involving award-winning Mortgage Brokers that can help with home loans, car or personal loans, business lending, and financial advice. Matt Cunliffe and the team...

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109: An expert in body language and voice, combines the skills gained from an international opera-singing career and organizational psychology, to help business leaders unlock their confidence and excel in communication. (Dr. Louise Mahler) australia consulting podcast subject matter expert May 30, 2021

In this episode, I interview Dr. Louise Mahler, a body language and voice expert and one of the best motivational leadership speakers in her area in Australia. One of the areas of Dr. Mahler’s expertise is helping business leaders stand and develop skills to make people listen that would...

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107: Started dairy sheep enterprise in 2002, evolved from birthing sheep to vodka distilling- won World’s Best Vodka & awarded as the Australian Champion Vodka 5 yrs in a row. Grew 2 FTE to the current 20 in 19 yrs with 40% annual return. (Diane Rae) australia distilling food and beverage fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud tasmania May 23, 2021

In this episode, I interview Diane Rae, the CEO of Ewenique Enterprises based in Tasmania, Australia- known for its sheep-making cheese expertise and best vodka. Ewenique Enterprises is the incorporation of Grandvewe Cheeses- a farmhouse cheesery that uses sheep milk to make exceptional...

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106: In 2015, established an independent bottling company, transitioning into brewing, distilling & maturing their own whisky. Only had 120L produced in their initial pilot casks and now currently producing 12,000L annually. (Brett Steel) australia distilling fte 1-5 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud tasmania May 19, 2021

In this episode, I interview Brett Steel, the Founding Director and General Manager of Spirit Thief Distilling Co, an independent bottling company based in Tasmania, Australia, and was established in 2015. Brett is defined for his passion for brewing and distilling and found an...

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105: In her early 50s, with her corporate experience, started her long-time dream business, a property management company in 2017, initially purchased a rent roll of 200 properties to 420 currently with a net promoter score of 40. (Sadhana Smiles) australia fte 6-10 podcast real estate sales $1m-$3m aud May 16, 2021

In this episode, I interview Sadhana Smiles, the director of Harcourts Move, a property management company based in Melbourne, Australia. Harcourts Move’s mission is to help investors grow their property portfolio by managing properties and making sure that clients get the right...

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099: Youngest Telstra Business award winner, a 22yo real estate agent. Sold the agency, lost most of the gain thanks to a friend, started another agency, sold it – now a successful mortgage broker, grew 2 FTE to 16 in 6 years. (Kirsty Dunphey) australia finance fte 11-20 podcast real estate sales $1m-$3m aud Apr 25, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kirsty Dunphey, the Co-Founder and Director of Up Loans, an award-winning mortgage broking business based in Tasmania, Australia. Up Loans assists people by helping them secure their finances for home loans, refinance, and property investment. Kirsty won a lot...

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098: A CA started a cafe retail & coffee roasting, sold it – now a CEO of an accounting & finance firm that helps business owners drive growth through outsourcing, working with 1000 clients of different industries & has 20 FTE. (Lachlan Grant) australia finance podcast subject matter expert Apr 21, 2021

In this episode, I interview Lachlan Grant, the CEO of Sidney-based Vital Addition, an accounting, and finance firm which specializes in working with small to medium-size businesses. They helped their clients reach their business and financial goals through modern and innovative...

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097: Aged 32 in 2012, started a social enterprise while working as a doctor. Later, left the full-time job to focus on entrepreneurship & the momentum really began in 2013, from 1 FTE to 6 teaching thousands of people each year. (Dr. Elise Bialylew) australia fte 6-10 health and fitness podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Apr 18, 2021

In this episode, I interview Dr. Elise Bialylew, The Founder of Mind Life Project based in Melbourne. Mind Life Project teaches people how to use their minds to their best through mindfulness meditation. It offers online and one-on-one mindfulness-based training to enhance the...

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093: Aged 36 in 2014, career changed. Violeta Finance helping people achieve their property and financial dreams. Increasing revenue by 50% each year. From no team members, now has 3.5 FTE (Jo Violeta) australia finance fte 1-5 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Apr 05, 2021

In this episode, I interview Jo Violeta, the marketing manager and Co-owner of Violeta Finance. Violeta Finance is a family-owned business that helps people secure financing for home loans, mortgages, refinance, and property investment. It is based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Jo...

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092: With over 15 years experience in the film and media industry, started Engage to help business owners and marketers understand the potential of video marketing within a wider business marketing strategy (Ben Amos) australia marketing podcast subject matter expert Mar 30, 2021

In this episode, I interview Ben Amos, the Founder and Creative Director of Innovate Media; one of Queensland’s most sought-after online video strategy and production agencies. He’s also the founder of the Vlog Pod and Founder/Chief Digital Strategist over at ...

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090: Started Harvey with his wife to help conscious businesses grow and initially wanted to keep the team at 2 but have grown to 4 FTE so far and doubled their revenue in 2020 from the $300,000+ they generated in 2019 (Simon Smallchua) australia bcorp fte 6-10 marketing podcast sales <$0.5m aud Mar 23, 2021

In this episode, I interview Simon Smallchua, the Co-Founder at Harvey, a strategic marketing team and certified B Corp that helps conscious businesses grow, that is, businesses who are positively impacting one or more of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They create...

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