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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137: From a side hustler to founding a full-service ghostwriting agency in 2017, helping the world's leaders and doers turn their personal stories into brand assets. Now hitting around the bend of $500,000 in revenue with 10 FTEs. (Pauleanna Reid) canada fte 6-10 marketing podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Sep 05, 2021

In this episode, I interview Pauleanna Reid, the founder and celebrity ghostwriter at WritersBlok, a full-service ghostwriting agency based in Toronto, Canada that helps high-profile leaders and doers turn their personal stories into brand assets. Pauleanna is widely known as a journalist...

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133: Started her own marketing consultancy in 2017 after getting fired from a marketing agency as a Director of Digital Content. From no clients and no profits to a six-figure business with 5 team members. (Shauna Armitage) fte 1-5 marketing podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud usa Aug 22, 2021

In this episode, I interview Shauna Armitage, the Chief Marketing Strategist at Shauna Armitage-Moxie, LLC, a marketing and advertising company based in Denver, Colorado, USA, guiding early-stage startups in building a marketing strategy that gets results. They teach founders how to own...

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127: Former accountant, now an award-winning family business strategist. With over a decade of family business expertise in Nigeria, she helps owners lead their family businesses to long-term impact & legacy by bridging generational gaps. (Nike Anani) consulting fte 1-5 nigeria podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Aug 01, 2021

In this episode, I interview Nike Anani, founder and CEO of Nike Anani Practice, Ltd., a strategic consulting company in Austin, Texas. Nike helps clients bridge generational gaps, to enable family businesses to successfully transition to the next generation and leave a lasting legacy.

With over...

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111: Lost the previous business she runs for 12 yrs due to health problems and embezzlement, started another business-staycations in October 2017 at the age of 41 with her husband, finding the best accommodation, at the best price. (Vicky Stothard) fte 1-5 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud tourism uk Jun 06, 2021

In this episode, I interview Vicky Stothard of Bethnal & Bec luxury staycations in the UK. Luxury Staycations help their clients save time and money over a vacation by providing the best accommodation, at the best price. What’s more exciting is they also offer Dog-Friendly...

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100: A former Royal Marine physical trainer for 9 years, crumbled and barely living with a purpose, improved life for 6 years and now helping thousands of entrepreneurs who want to be more effective with their time and energy. (James Boardman) fte 1-5 heatlh & wellness podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud subject matter expert uk Apr 28, 2021

In this episode, I interview James Boardman, the Founder of Time Domination based in Bexhill, UK, which helps and supports business owners in managing their time, energy, balance, and productivity in order to have a sustainable personal and professional life. Time Domination prioritizes the...

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091: While at a business bootcamp, came up with a social enterprise idea and in 2017, aged 21, launched the enterprise with just 2 FTE. Now has 4 team members and has impacted the lives of 37,000 women in NZ and counting (Jacinta Gulasekharam) fte 1-5 heatlh & wellness new zealand podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Mar 27, 2021

In this episode, I interview Jacinta Gulasekharam, the Co-Founder of Dignity New Zealand (NZ), a social enterprise with a mission to deliver period equity and has created access to 32,000 sustainable period products. Dignity operates a “Buy one, give one” model for period...

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085: Aged 30 in 2015 and with only $300 in startup capital, started SafeStack, and diversified into online education in 2020. Within 5 months, had 4,000+ learners, $280,000 in annual revenues and 8 FTE (Laura Bell) fte 6-10 new zealand podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud software Mar 07, 2021

In this episode, I interview Laura Bell, the Founder, and CEO of SafeStack Academy, a boutique cybersecurity company with a team that now stretches across New Zealand and Australia. With over a decade of experience in software development and information security, Laura specializes in...

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068: Sells hot sauce to Americans and chili vodka to Russians. In 2012, aged 34, couldn’t find sauce hot enough in Australia, made her own. 1 FTE to 5, sales doubled every year hitting $1m in 2019. Raised $2m from equity crowdfunding (Renae Bunster) australia crowdfunded food and beverage fte 1-5 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Jan 02, 2021

In this episode, I interview Renae Bunster, the Founder and Global President of Bunsters Hot Sauces. An ex Television journalist, Renae fell in love with hot sauces while in Mexico in 2011. She couldn’t find anything hot enough back in Australia so she started making her own at home...

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067: Aged 34 & 5 months pregnant, in 2009 quit cushy corporate job for greater flexibility. 2 years in, dropped all clients to focus on mentoring, memberships and online courses. 1 FTE to 3, just cracked $1m sales p.a. and 75% net profit (Kate Toon) australia fte 1-5 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud technology Dec 30, 2020

In this episode, I interview Kate Toon, an award-winning SEO copywriter and SEO consultant and speaker with over two decades of experience in all things advertising, digital, and writing. She has worked with big brands such as Sanitarium, eHarmony, Curash, and Kmart. She has helped...

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052: With 600 students in 10 countries, her online courses grew 214% in the last 6 months. Quit corporate to start a consulting business in marketing/branding/strategy, sick of selling her time moved to online courses in mid-2018 (Emily Osmond) australia consulting fte 1-5 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Nov 07, 2020

In this episode, I interview Emily Osmond, an international marketing coach, speaker, and podcaster. She is the founder and editor of Australian interiors blog GetinMyHome. Her podcast, The Emily Osmond Show, shares practical strategies and candid real stories of entrepreneurs...

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040: Youngest franchisor in Australia at age 27, got to 35 franchisees and sold out after 13 years. Started 6 businesses, travelled the world with the family, started an online business which did $1m in its first 16 months at 65% profit (Tina Tower) australia fte 1-5 online podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Sep 27, 2020

In this episode, I interview Tina Tower, an Australian businesswoman, entrepreneur, author, world traveler, and high-performance business consultant. In 2014, Tina was the winner of the Australian Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year award and was named by Huffington Post as one of the Top...

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037: Aged 27 in 2014 skipped an MBA to get experience from her own business – empowering local food & beverage companies. Went from 1 to a team of 4, 50% growth p.a. over the 6 years and funded mostly from profits (Kim Bryden) food and beverage fte 1-5 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud usa Sep 06, 2020

In this episode, I interview Kim Bryden, CEO, and Founder of Cureate, a social enterprise based in Washington DC that aims to empower the food and beverage supply to meet the changing consumer demand. Kim has over 10 years of experience working in the food and beverage industry, and she helps...

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034: They took over a yoga studio with 35 members, in a year got that to 300 then added another 100 online members during COVID. Increased prices, offered Pilates, improved the value to members and doubled recurring revenue to $360k (Kate Cashman) australia fte 1-5 heatlh & wellness podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud tasmania Aug 16, 2020

In this episode, I interview Kate Cashman, co-founder of Mana Movement Studio in Hobart, Tasmania. In early 2019, they took over the lease of one of the oldest yoga studios in Tasmania, increased prices, added Pilates, and pivoted to a membership model. The Founders took it from 35...

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032: With a single 300L still at home in 2007 made an Irish-style, triple distilled whisky – merged, moved to a 4,500L and 2 other stills, launched an award-winning gin then sold out to return to distilling from home on a 700L still (Damian Mackey) australia distilling fte 1-5 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud tasmania Aug 02, 2020

In this episode, I interview Damian Mackey, a master distiller of whisky and gin and the founder of New Town Distillery in Hobart, Tasmania. In 2005, he started building a small distillery (Mackey’s Distillery) in his backyard in Hobart, and in 2007, filled their first cask with triple...

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017: With 2 FTE, Launched in 2006 Just Before The GFC, They Grew to 9 FTE and $1M in Annual Sales with Many Bumps in the Road and Lessons Learned Before Selling Out 10 Years Later (John Groom) australia fte 6-10 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud tasmania technology Apr 19, 2020

In this episode, I interview John Groom, the founder and previous CEO of Acrodata. In 2006, aged 39 and a year after getting married, John jumped from senior corporate life and started his first business which specializes in document security and management in the small market of Tasmania,...

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012: In 2013 Took Over a Dead Bar Venue, Turned it into a Thriving Craft Beer and American-style Food Pub Initially Growing 20% Each Year and Now With 13 FTE, Added a Small Brewery and Soon Opening a Craft Beer Bottle Shop (Kris Miles) australia brewing fte 11-20 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud tasmania Mar 15, 2020

In this episode, I’ll have a conversation with Kris Miles, the co-owner of the Winston Ale House and The Winston Brewery, both in North Hobart, Tasmania. When Kris and his wife Caroline’s local pub went up for sale, they couldn’t pass on the opportunity to snap it up. After...

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