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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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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136: Started a marketing company in 2011 that initially produced online courses on how to use WordPress to create websites. Pivoted to measurement setups, with average revenue growth of 20% & a total of 9 FTEs for over 10 years. (Chris Mercer) advertising fte 6-10 marketing online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud usa Sep 01, 2021

In this episode, I interview Chris “Mercer” Mercer, co-founder of MeasurementMarketing.io based in Austin, Texas, USA, a marketing and advertising company that helps marketing teams and agencies build measurement marketing systems to increase their sales and produce scalable results....

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134: Launched an email management service in 2017, found incredible growth in just 6 months by managing 10 clients with a profit of $10k/month. By 2020 to early 2021, the company scales up to $50k/month by targeting 15-50 clients. (Yaro Starak) canada email assistants fte 6-10 online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Aug 25, 2021

In this episode, I interview Yaro Starak, the Co-founder at InboxDone, a company that offers email assistants for busy entrepreneurs. This email management service is based in Montreal, Canada, an expert in organizing messages and creating follow-up systems to direct representation of their...

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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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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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121: Aged 32 in 2016, incorporated a digital marketing agency, started with 3 clients and years later had increased by 400%, now a multi-award winning marketing agency with 7 FTEs equivalent & from revenue growth 350% in 5 years. (Erica Hakonson) canada fte 6-10 marketing podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jul 11, 2021

In this episode, I interview Erica Hakonson, the Principal and Founder of Maven Collective Marketing, a digital marketing agency based in Vancouver, Canada, working with B2B software and services companies to transform their marketing to measurably improve your results. The agency brings the...

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119: An actress, with her corporate experience, founded a network marketing business in 2015 with about 30% growth in its 2nd year & 4 FTE. Pivoted to coaching in 2018, helping entrepreneurs build a brand & business using social media. (Nicole Laino) fte 1-5 marketing podcast sales $1m-$3m aud usa Jul 04, 2021

In this episode, I interview Nicole Laino, the Startup Founder, and Business Coach at Nicole  Coaching in Austin, Texas, USA. She also founded a network marketing business named Hilo CRM, helping network marketers grow their teams and their businesses by means of technology.

Nicole was...

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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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108: Aged 28 in 2008, started a Language Institute in Boston & was then incorporated in an International Education company with annual revenue of 20%. Pivoted to online coaching during a pandemic, helping people reach their potential. (Edward Rocha) education fte 6-10 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud usa May 26, 2021

In this episode, I interview Edward Rocha, the founder and President of Rola Corporation and the Rola Languages, and CEO of The Morning Goals. Rola Languages is now a part of Rola Corporation, an international education company providing services, such as management...

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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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103: In her late 20s, started an online investment platform, providing equal opportunity to everyone who wants to grow their wealth. From no customer to over 350,000 investors & from a small team to the current 150 members in 5 yrs. (Brooke Roberts) bcorp finance fte 100+ new zealand podcast sales $1m-$3m aud May 09, 2021

In this episode, I interview Brooke Roberts, the Co-Founder, Co-CEO, and Director of Sharesies based in Wellington, New Zealand. Sharesies is an online investment platform believing that everyone deserves the opportunity to grow their wealth. It also gives access to invest in...

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102: With over 15 years of experience in sales and marketing leadership, launched a media company, helping companies set sales records. Obtained $200,000 revenue in his first year & grew it 10 times up to $2 million for the past 3 years. (Eric Reed) fte 1-5 podcast sales sales $1m-$3m aud subject matter expert usa May 05, 2021

In this episode, I interview Eric Reed, the CEO, and Founder of reed5group based in Cincinnati, a city in Ohio, USA. Reed5group is a media company specializing in custom-tailored sophisticated solutions, organizational coaching, and fractional leadership services. They help startup...

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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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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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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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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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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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082: Aged 32 in 2019, started Dashdot with a few properties that led into losses but didn’t give up and now averages $120,000 a month in collected fees and projects to hit $1.5 Million by the end of 2020. Grew FTE from 2 to the current 6 (Goose McGrath) australia fte 6-10 podcast real estate sales $1m-$3m aud Feb 24, 2021

In this episode, I interview Goose McGrath, the CEO at dashdot Buyers Agents, a buyers agency service that specializes in sourcing investment and homeowner properties that are under market value, with net positive yields, strong capital growth prospects, and that have value add potential...

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078: Aged 22 in 2002, started a fitness business with 1 gym and within 3 years grew it to 5 with each generating in excess of $300,000 a year in revenue. Exited the business in 2015 and now helps people live life with passion and purpose (Craig Schulze) australia fte 6-10 health and fitness podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Feb 10, 2021

In this episode, I interview Craig Schulze, the Founder of The One Shot Movement, an author, speaker, investor, podcast host, and lifestyle coach. He is a successful global businessman with a wide range of skills and experiences. He launched The One Shot Movement in 2020 with a vision and...

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