146: With over a decade of extensive experience in biotechnology and life science space, now leading a pharmaceutical company for over a year, growing market cap from less than $10 million to over $16 million and from 2 to 24 FTEs. (Punit Dhillon) fte 21-30 healthcare podcast sales $5m-$10m aud usa Oct 06, 2021

In this episode, I interview Punit Dhillon, the President, CEO & Chair of Skye Bioscience Inc. based in San Diego, California, USA, a public pharmaceutical company with a leading program in ophthalmology, developing a drug for glaucoma. Punit is a biotech and life sciences entrepreneur...

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122: In 2008, left his job as an implementation consultant and started a small business, aged 27, a marketing technology consulting firm that focuses on the automation platform. With 30-40% annual growth & 25 FTEs for over 13 years. (Mike Geller) canada fte 21-30 marketing podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jul 14, 2021

In this episode, I interview Mike Geller, the co-founder and President of Tegrita, a marketing technology consulting firm based in Canada that enables clients’ marketing strategies through marketing automation and technology. The company has helped clients who begin with small projects and...

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114: Career shifts to the beauty industry & the best-selling author; started a hair business in 2014, aged 36, provides entrepreneurs with what they need to start their own hair business. Reached over $10 million in revenue with 30 FTE. (Mikey Moran) fashion fte 21-30 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud usa Jun 16, 2021

In this episode, I interview Mikey Moran, the CEO of  Private Label Extensions in Atlanta, Georgia, a hair business that helps entrepreneurs start their own by providing them with wholesale hair extensions, branding, and websites. Mikey Moran is the best-selling author of the book Fearless...

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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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070: Aged 40 in 2013 quit law to look after their sick child for 2 years. For great flexibility, managed her family physio business, rebranded, opened a 2nd site, acquired a 3rd. Grew sales 130% in 5 years. 8 FTE to now 22 (Trisha Cashmere) australia fte 21-30 health and beauty podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jan 09, 2021

In this episode, I interview Trisha Cashmere, the Managing Director of The Healthy Body Company, an allied health professional services business that focuses on supporting its clients to be healthy and active through life. In 2013, Trisha quit corporate law to look after her sick child...

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053: Making $250k USD pa in 2008, 3 years in as a virtual assistant, after pivoting from selling Egyptian rugs on eBay. Second pivot in 2010 pivot added online courses & team members – sales now 60% courses, 30% services & 10% affiliates (Michelle Dale) ecommerce egypt fte 21-30 podcast sales <$0.5m aud Nov 10, 2020

In this episode, I interview Michelle Dale, the Founder, and CEO of Virtual Miss Friday and 1nSourcing™, the alternative virtual assistant service for digital entrepreneurs. Virtual Miss Friday is an online business consultancy and academy with built-in virtual assistant...

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049: Won Australiasian business plan in high school, 2 years later in 2008, aged 19 launched a dog daycare, grooming & sitting business. 1 to 29 FTE. Out for 6 months due to burnout/brain infection made her let go – business boomed (Rhiannon Beach) australia dog daycare fte 21-30 podcast sales $10m-$20m aud Oct 27, 2020

In this episode, I interview Rhiannon Beach, the Founder of Pups4Fun, Canberra’s leading dog daycare and dog adventure center specializing in behavior-based service. Pups4Fun offers daycare, playgroups, and out and about excursions, activities usually associated with children....

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030: In its 24 years the distillery was sold 4 times, the 3rd after the business failed. They went on to win the best single malt in the world – the first outside Scotland, Ireland and Japan. Grew from 4 FTE to 23 (Patrick Maguire) australia distilling fte 21-30 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud tasmania Jul 21, 2020

In this episode, I interview Patrick Maguire, the Master Distiller for Sullivans Cove Distillery in Hobart, Tasmania, and the Chairman of the Tasmanian Whisky Producers Association in 2012. Sullivans Cove was one of the first craft distilleries of commercial scale in Australia founded in 1996,...

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027: Idea from a sign in a French restaurant, sold his software dev business and coded the 1st version in 2014, aged 29. From 1 FTE to now 22 they have 1,400 restaurants using their unique product in 60 cities across 8 countries (Mat Weir) fte 21-30 new zealand online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 28, 2020

In this episode, I interview Mat Weir, a tech entrepreneur and the founder of international table booking service, First Table, the only company in the world focused on helping restaurants get their first customer for the night. Mat got the idea to start the company after seeing a sign in a...

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021: Quit 20 years in the wine industry in 2010 with 1 FTE, now across 3 cask businesses has a team of 30, with 20 of those coopers. Grew from 80 casks initially to 20,000+ in FY19, while pivoting from 100% wine to now 90% spirit customers (Darren Lange) australia distilling fte 21-30 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud May 17, 2020

In this episode, I interview Darren Lange, the founder and managing director of the Tasmanian Cask Co., one of the leading suppliers of casks to the Australian whisky industry. His entrepreneurial journey started in 2010 after 20 years in the wine industry and aged 41. He decided to go out on his...

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008: Establishing Australia’s 1st organic cider brand from 2 to 25 FTE team members after 8 years (Sam Reid) australia cider fte 21-30 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud tasmania Feb 16, 2020

In this episode, I’ll have a conversation with Sam Reid, the co-founder of Willie Smith’s Cider. Willie Smith’s is a partnership between himself and Andrew Smith, a fourth-generation apple farmer in the Huon Valley. When the two met, Sam had been working at Diageo, one of the...

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003: In 12 years, from $800k to $21m in annual sales, then sold the pharmacy, all after he was kicked out of university (Matthew Will) australia fte 21-30 pharmaceutical podcast sales $20m-$30m aud tasmania Jan 12, 2020

In a humble interview Matthew shares how he was kicked out of university, after some time off in the Tasmanian wilderness got back then took 6.5 years to complete a four year degree to become a pharmacist.

In 2005 he started working in a pharmacy in Launceston, Tasmania and soon after was invited...

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002: From the beach 2,000 km away he manages 3 stores and 30 team members after, at age 25, taking over running the family furniture business (Charles Beaumont) australia fte 21-30 furniture podcast sales $3m-$5m aud tasmania Jan 05, 2020

The Importer furniture business in Tasmania has three stores and up to 30 team members, up from an original eight.

In 2004 Charles Beaumont took over running the business from his parents, soon after his father became ill and passed away. 

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  • how our ego can get in the way...
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