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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145: While packing for a yoga retreat, got inspired by a garment and launched a fashion brand with no fashion background. Now a seven-figure business and a Certified B Corporation with 30 FTEs & grew last year's sales up to 70%. (Kristi Soomer) canada fashion fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Oct 03, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kristi Soomer, the Founder, and CEO of Encircled, a slow fashion brand based in Toronto, Canada, which makes workwear perfect for active individuals that embrace everyday adventure in style, and in comfort. Encircled is a Certified B Corporation, as sustainability and...

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142: From virtual collaboration space to restarting a modernized social media management platform in 2019, to help small to medium-sized businesses with digital marketing. Started out from 1 FTE to 12 & currently has 11,000 users. (Arjun Rai) fte 11-20 marketing podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud usa Sep 22, 2021

In this episode, I interview Arjun Rai, the founder, and CEO of HelloWoofy based in New York, USA, a social media and blog management platform, driven by artificial intelligence that helps small to medium-sized businesses with smart marketing for the digital age. Arjun is always passionate about...

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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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132: Started by doing workshops and later founded a wealth management business, from no clients to one of the most successful financial advisory practices. Grow team to 13 FTEs, with revenue growth exceeding 20% for over 20 years. (Rocco Carriero) book publishing finance fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud usa Aug 18, 2021

In this episode, I interview Rocco Carriero, a private wealth advisor and founder of Rocco A. Carriero Wealth Partners, a private wealth advisory practice based in Southampton, New York. This wealth management is dedicated to helping clients achieve their financial goals through...

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129: Aged 37 in 2013, co-founded a book publishing company to help non-fictional authors and companies with their publishing activities. From $100,000 revenue in the 1st year, now at mid-seven figures & 20 FTEs growth for over 8 years. (Trena White) book publishing canada fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Aug 08, 2021

 

In this episode, I interview Trena White, the Co-founder, and Principal of Page Two based in Vancouver, Canada. Page Two is a book publishing company that helps non-fiction authors publish brilliant books, and helps organizations with their publishing activities. 

With over 10 years...

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123: A former physiotherapist and elite-level athlete, founded an environmental nonprofit organization in 1999, aged 32. From a $1,800 to $5 million budget garnered from donations, 20 FTE & currently working with 750 large companies. (Nicole Rycroft) canada environement fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jul 18, 2021

In this episode, I interview Nicole Rycroft, the Founder and the Executive Director of CanopyPlanet, an award-winning environmental nonprofit organization based in Vancouver, Canada, dedicated to protecting the world’s forests, species, and climate. Canopy works collaboratively with brands...

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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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113: Founded Canada's first flower recycling company in 2014, helping corporations by repurposing events and fundraising florals. Diverted 93 tons of floral waste from landfills & over 150,000 bouquets donated since 2014. (Kalynn Crump) canada environement fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 14, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kalynn Crump, the Founder of ReBLOOM, Canada’s first flower recycling company that helps corporations by repurposing events and fundraising florals, converting waste into bouquets for charities, non-profits, and hospices across Canada. A distinctive company...

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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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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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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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096: Aged 25 in 2015, left his job as a personal trainer & health club manager, incorporated a ‘meal prep’ company and expanded operations into North Fla. in 2016, grew 2 FTE to 16 with an average annual growth of 18% for the whole 5 yrs (Jared Graybeal) fte 11-20 heatlh & wellness podcast sales $1m-$3m aud usa Apr 14, 2021

In this episode, I interview Jared Graybeal, the Founder, and CEO of Superfit Foods based in Jacksonville, Florida. Superfit Foods is a meal prep company that empowers people to live happier and healthier lives. They specialized in health, wellness, and fitness- providing healthy...

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094: Quit her job as a lawyer in 2017 to set up an underwear label and social enterprise to provide opportunities to women from refugee backgrounds and helping them start their new lives. Launched enterprise with 3 FTE and now has 12 FTE (Elisha Watson) crowdfunded fte 11-20 garments new zealand podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Apr 07, 2021

In this episode, I interview Elisha Watson, the Founder, and CEO of New Zealand underwear label and social enterprise Nisa. They employ women from refugee backgrounds with awesome sewing skills and make organic cotton underwear. Nisa aims to help refugee women start their new lives...

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089: Aged 45 in mid-2018, launched Boma Global which generates revenue from a combination of program fees, sponsorships, and event ticket sales. Pivoted to online during pandemic and grew it from 3 FTE to 11, and expanded it globally (Kaila Colbin) e learning fte 11-20 new zealand podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Mar 20, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kaila Colbin, the co-founder of Boma Global and the CEO of Boma New Zealand. Boma is a global network of local partners offering transformational learning experiences to help us be more intentional and intelligent about the future...

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075: After earlier start-up success started a sales-training focused online business in 2020. From 1.5 FTE in 2019 to now 20. During COVID applicants skyrocketed from 100 per month to over 1,000 each month (Joseph Fung) canada fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud software Jan 30, 2021

In this episode, I interview Joseph Fung, the Founder, and CEO of Uvaro, an online tech sales training program that has no-upfront-tuition offering. Joseph is a serial entrepreneur who’s launched six startups and gone through a few successful exits. In 2013, his startup TribeHR was...

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071: Left school aged 16, uni late 20s, took over husbands’ 1-person law firm in 2012 with $460k in debt – paid it off in 3 years. 1 FTE to 14 in 2 offices, $500k to $2m+ sales p.a. and works 10 hours a week with 8 weeks holidays (Caralee Fontenele) australia fte 11-20 law podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jan 13, 2021

In this episode, I interview Caralee Fontenele, the founder and director of Collective Family Law, a Gold Coast and Brisbane-based law firm specializing in family law. Caralee left school at age 16, went to uni in her late 20s, and in 2012 aged 34, graduated in law. She started working in...

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065: On maternity leave, aged 32 quit her corporate dental job, opened 1st site with a $5k loan from her husband. From 2 FTE, now 17 and $3.2m annual sales across 4 sites (Dr. Sonia Sonia) australia fte 11-20 medical podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Dec 23, 2020

In this episode, I interview Dr. Sonia Sonia, the Founder, and CEO of Kallangur Dental Surgery, a successful dental practice. In late 2013, aged 32 and while on maternity leave, Sonia decided to go on her own after everyone told her not to. She promptly quit a corporate job in a dental...

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064: At 19yo worked in her dad’s financial planning firm, started her own in 2008 then another to focus on advising millennials. $250k to $2m recurring revenue, sold to ex-husband. 5 FTE to 18. Has sold 3 companies for $2m+ each (Sarah Riegelhuth) fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud software usa Dec 20, 2020

In this episode, I interview Sarah Riegelhuth, the Founder and CEO of Growmotely, the first all-in-one platform for sourcing, growing and managing remote teams. Sarah is also a serial entrepreneur, professional speaker, published author and investor in startups, having founded 8...

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035: Invented a world-leading shoe for horses, sells in Europe, USA, Canada, NZ, and Australia through 500+ stockists. Growing the team from 2 to 11 FTE since starting in 2015. With only 5 competitors, sales have grown 25%-125% p.a. (Annette Kaitinis) australia fte 11-20 manufacturing podcast sales $1m-$3m aud tasmania Aug 23, 2020

In this episode, I interview Annette Kaitinis, the Co-founder and Director of Scoot Boots Pty Ltd, Australia’s only manufacturer of equine hoof boots for barefoot horses. In 2015, she formed a business partnership with her ex-farrier, Dave MacDonald, who in invented a shoe for horses....

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033: When her ex-husband got too sick to run the business Kate took the helm in 2009, now Tasmania’s largest conveyancing firm. Grew from $350k to $2m in sales, and 2 FTE to 12. Key is using experts hiring well and great culture (Kate Goodman) australia fte 11-20 law podcast property sales $1m-$3m aud tasmania Aug 09, 2020

In this episode, I interview Kate Goodman, the owner of Goodman Conveyancing, and a licensed conveyancer. Her ex-husband and best friend started a legal firm in Hobart in 2001. After he became too unwell due to MS, Kate stepped in to run the conveyancing business, now the...

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026: In late 1999, started a developer code sharing website from his bedroom, and 6 months later was acquired by internet.com – a NASDAQ listed company. From 1 to 15 FTE, grew from 3,000 to 3M active users per month to maximise his exit (Mark Fennell) australia fte 11-20 online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 21, 2020

In this episode, I interview Mark Fennell who in late 1999, from his bedroom in Sydney, started a developer code-sharing website and the now-defunct, Flash Animation Technology. Three months later, he approached Internet.com, a NASDAQ listed company asking if they would like to buy his one-person...

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