194: From a leading member of a young company with only 5 members, now a Chief Executive Officer of a famous food company. A subsidiary of an ASX-listed company with over $10 million annual run rate and 40 FTEs. (Jay Albany) australia ecommerce podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Mar 25, 2022

In this episode, I interview Jay Albany, Chief Executive Officer of Dirty Clean Food, a subsidiary of an ASX-listed company based in Southeast of Perth in Australia. Jay set up his business to help farmers grow their business and provide healthy and nature-friendly foods delivered in famous...

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185: Co-founded an immigration consulting firm in 2014, aged 33. With her experience in IT and project management, able to grow the firm from 1 to 4 offices with 57 FTEs, client satisfaction of 98%, and 20% growth per year. (Marilene Quintana) canada fte 51-100 immigration podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Feb 21, 2022

In this episode, I interview Marilene Quintana, the Co-founder of e-Visa Immigration, an immigration consulting firm based in Vancouver, Canada. The firm provides visa and immigration consulting services for people around the world who dream of a better life in Canada. Assists clients from...

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182: In 1991, founded an event management company, teaching the world about history, nature, & culture. From $200,000 in sales to over $4 million & has been receiving multiple awards. Completed 700 projects in 45 states & 4 countries. (Betty Brennan) event management financial exit fte 31-40 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud usa Feb 09, 2022

In this episode, I interview Betty Brennan, the President and Founder of Taylor Studios, an event management company based in Chicago, USA. Taylor Studios helps museums, nature centers, corporations, and universities with planning, and building exhibits. They make every exhibit educational to a...

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176: Aged 28 in 1999, established a brand & collection of Australian-made bath, body, skin-care & home fragrance products. From its early beginnings at inner-city Sydney markets to being recognized as one of Australia’s leading manufacturers. (Leanne Haining) australia fte 11-20 health and beauty podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Jan 19, 2022

In this episode, I interview Leanne Haining, the Co-founder and Creative Director at Urban Rituelle, an award-winning manufacturer of bath, body, skincare & home fragrance products based in Sydney, Australia. Urban Rituelle is known for beautiful products, exceptional scents, signature...

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173: Started multiple businesses from the age of 19 to his early 20s. Operates his businesses from afar and moves into property & consulting in 2019, helping people take their first step toward financial freedom through investment. (Riley Oickle) canada fte 21-30 podcast real estate sales $5m-$10m aud Jan 09, 2022

In this episode, I interview Riley Oickle, the CEO and Founder of Riley Oickle Investments based in Toronto, Canada. Riley is a Real Estate Investor and Mentor and he is passionate about helping people buy their first income property and manage it profitably. His business offers opportunities...

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170: Aged 28 in 1987, launched an independent accessible van rental to help functionally limited individuals. Started with only two vans, now in 13 states, a couple of hundred vehicles, and thousands of customers for over 34 years. (Tammy Smith) fte 21-30 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud travel usa Dec 29, 2021

In this episode, I interview Tammy Smith, the President of Wheeler Accessible Van Rentals based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Wheelers Accessible Van Rental is an affiliate program that specializes in wheelchair-accessible van rentals in every city within the United States. They help by providing...

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165: In 2014, former vice-president of an integrated marketing firm for 7 years headed out to start a branding design & marketing firm with her skill set. From 2 FTEs, now around 30 with a year-after-year double-digit growth in revenue. (Ute Preusse) branding canada fte 31-40 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Dec 12, 2021

In this episode, I interview Ute Preusse, the Founder and CEO at Will Creative Inc. based in Vancouver, Canada. Will Creative is a small firm that is focused on strategic and creative brand development. They help their clients position their brands in the market and amplify marketing through...

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155: An entrepreneur for over 30 yrs, now leading the real estate revolution as a franchise network business. Got $5M gross commission sales revenue in 2015, now over $110M, from 4 to 14 FTEs & up to 50 franchisees. (Peter Mumford) australia financial exit fte 11-20 operational exit podcast real estate sales $5m-$10m aud Nov 07, 2021

In this episode, I interview Peter Mumford, the Founder and CEO at Stone Real Estate based in Sydney, Australia. Stone Real Estate’s revolutionary business model is a franchise network structure that operates as a group of cohesive agencies with a unified team and common objectives. The...

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154: Started as a solution to a problem, now the world’s first barista standard reusable cup, a founding B Corp member with growing consumer demand in over 65 countries. From 2 to 55 FTEs with average revenue of 80% in 13 years. (Abigail Forsyth) australia bcorp fte 51-100 podcast retail sales $5m-$10m aud Nov 03, 2021

In this episode, I interview Abigail Forsyth, the Co-founder and Managing Director at KeepCup based in Melbourne, Australia. KeepCup designed and manufactured the world’s first barista standard reusable cup with a mission to ensure the world no longer wants, needs, or uses single-use cups.

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150: In 1999, turned his passion into a business, an IT support and consulting company, helping clients use technology more efficiently. Expanded services in Ukraine in 2015. From 3 to 50 FTEs in 22 yrs with a net promoter score of 63. (Thomas Jeffs) fte 41-50 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud technology uk Oct 20, 2021

In this episode, I interview Thomas Jeffs, the Founder and Director of Lucidica, an IT support and consulting company based in London, United Kingdom. They make small businesses more effective and efficient by giving advice on new technology and helping them implement it. Thomas started the...

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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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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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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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128: Aged 28 in 1998, developed his own company that specializes in press release services for small-sized businesses, startups & authors. From 40-60 grand in the first year to $6 million annual revenue & around 8 FTEs in 23 years. (Mickie Kennedy) fte 6-10 online podcast sales $5m-$10m aud usa Aug 04, 2021

In this episode, I interview Mickie Kennedy, the Founder and President of eReleases, a traditional press release distribution company based in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, an expert at helping small businesses, authors, and startups increase their visibility and credibility.

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125: In 2008, she joined her business partner to start a technology company, delivering virtual collaboration experiences for life sciences companies. From 10-20% annual growth to over 250% since the hit of Covid-19 & works with 40 FTE. (Natalie Yeadon) canada digital marketing fte 31-40 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Jul 25, 2021

In this episode, I interview Natalie Yeadon, the Co-founder, and CEO of Impetus Digital, a company that designs and builds privately branded online healthcare communities for stakeholder engagement through its fully customizable and very own platform, multilingual interface, and its robust,...

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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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115: Aged 35 in 2003, had an opportunity to start up an integrated communications agency that gives clients a competitive marketing advantage. Started with a multimillion-dollar client & grew 3 FTE to 50 FTE in 18 years. (Susan Groeneveld) canada fte 41-50 marketing podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Jun 20, 2021

In this episode, I interview Susan Groeneveld, the Co-founder of WS | Marketing With Soul based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. WS is an integrated communications agency that gives clients a competitive marketing advantage by means of finding solutions to marketing complexities. Susan is an expert...

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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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083: In her 40s, started The Mind Lab to help people gain knowledge and practical skills for today’s rapidly evolving world. From a small incubator with 5 FTE, to now being an award-winning and profitable social enterprise with 80 FTE (Frances Valintine) education fte 51-100 new zealand podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Feb 27, 2021

In this episode, I interview Frances Valintine, the Founder, and CEO of The Mind Lab and Tech Futures Lab. The Mind Lab is a platform that empowers students, schools, teachers, and principals to develop contemporary knowledge and practical skills for today’s rapidly...

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056: Helped 10,000 small businesses grow with their SaaS 13-month programme, 70-80% success rate, dropped fees from $2k USD to $300 a month, 1 FTE to 40 in 14 countries. Aged 22 in 2005, accidentally fired herself from corporate (Carissa Reiniger) fte 31-40 marketing podcast sales $5m-$10m aud usa Nov 21, 2020

In this episode, I interview Carissa Reiniger, the Founder, and CEO of Small Business Silver Lining, a company that helps more small business owners make money doing what they love by building more profitable and sustainable businesses. They believe strongly in the power of small...

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048: While at uni came second in a business competition with a wearable product, bought his business partners out, raised $1m+ USD investment, merged with a similar company now with 40 FTE and an 8-9 figure valuation (Devin Miller) fte 31-40 law podcast sales $5m-$10m aud usa Oct 24, 2020

In this episode, Troy interviews Devin Miller, the founder, CEO, and managing partner of Miller IP Law, a law firm that focuses on helping startups and small businesses with patents (inventions), trademarks (brands), and copyrights (creatives). He built his first multi-million dollar...

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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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