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30 minutes | 6 months ago
Aligning with your values is good for business
When Linda Wright moved away from the City, her search for like-minded people led to the start of a prosperous practice.
35 minutes | 6 months ago
Why Jennifer’s art practice is such a strong business
I’ve followed Jen’s work for years and am hugely impressed with how she manages and runs her business. She always has her audience clearly in mind.
25 minutes | 7 months ago
How is Lisa Messenger coping?
My final guest in this short series, Lisa founded Collective Hub, has written numerous bestsellers, is a well known serial-entrepreneur and as you'll hear is motivated and high energy. It came as no surprise to learn that she's active, busy and focused in these challenging times.
28 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Andrew Griffiths coping?
In the penultimate episode of this COVID-19 series, I catch up with Australia's most prolific small business author to see how he's doing. Never a man to stand still for too long, I'm pleasantly surprised to hear him talk of 'slowing down' and I think that's a shift that may be here to stay.
22 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Kate Toon coping?
Always open and forthright, Kate isn't finding this period any more plain sailing than the rest of us, but behind the discomfort new ideas are emerging.
18 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Paul Mitchell coping?
Paul has worked in the area of leadership development for a few decades and puts great emphasis on personal connection. I was interested to hear how he's handling this dramatic change and I knew I'd learn something new from him. I always do.
24 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Paul Jones coping?
Ever upbeat and high energy, communications expert, Paul Jones was always going to be on my hit-list for this short series and he didn't disappoint. He shares a great tip from Dr Martin Seligman that now adorns the door of our fridge.
16 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Peter Strong coping?
In his role as CEO of COSBOA, Peter has been fighting the small business corner for years. A consistent voice on TV and Radio, he never shies away from a battle. So how is he personally combatting COVID-19? I can tell you there are a few things he doesn't miss.
29 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Suzi Dafnis coping?
Next up in this COVID-19 series, we hear from Suzi Dafnis from HerBusiness. Suzi thinks we're going to be better people at the end of all this and is already noticing positive change in members of her community.
20 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Peter Crocker coping?
Time to talk with my other ex-Flying Solo partner and see how he's tracking. I can tell you he's bingeing on Narcos, Mexico on Netflix and as a self-confessed introvert there are aspects of all this that he's not struggling with at all.
21 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Sam Leader coping?
It's been ages since I caught up with my ex-Flying Solo partner, Sam so it was especially good to hear how she is doing. Not surprisingly, she's making the most of everything and has some good regimes in place in her household. What does she miss the most? Hugging her friends of course.
25 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Timbo Reid coping?
Continuing this special COVID-19 series, I talk with Tim Reid, host of the hugely popular Small Business Big Marketing show. As always, Tim is candid, entertaining and generous.
24 minutes | 8 months ago
How is Julia Bickerstaff coping?
This is the first in a short series where I catch up with some inventive friends and find out how they're bearing up in these unusual times. Today's guest is the founder of The Business Bakery and a frequent commentator on small business finance.
43 minutes | 8 months ago
Annie's here to help find your calling
In the final show of this series, before I commence a focus on how people are coping with COVID-19, I talk with career coach Annie Stewart about her new book, 'Career to Calling'.
14 minutes | 9 months ago
Doing the things you love
In this episode from the library, I talk with one of my closest friends, Pauline Crawford about the motivations behind her little enterprise, 'Push Babies'. Started to satisfy a clear need, the business continues to bring pleasure nearly 20 years on.
39 minutes | 9 months ago
Allan delights in being vague
Allan Parker is an eccentric, empirical behavioural scientist and a truly fascinating man. In this podcast he shares how we can shift out of problems into options; how he stays so engaged with his work and why the past and the future offer little appeal. I so loved talking with him.
32 minutes | 9 months ago
How Mike’s creative writing lured him away from work
Mike Staniford has been a good friend for over 20 years. We first met at a design agency in Sydney where he was Creative Director and I fiddled about at the 'client service' end. Yes, he was the glamorous one. A few years ago he chucked it all in and started his creative writing and painting career. He's doing well and learning a lot about staying true to his heart.
31 minutes | 10 months ago
Adina keeps the energy high
Co-founder of STM, designers of some of the coolest laptop and gadget bags and cases, Adina Jacobs is also behind Mentor Walks an innovative service that matches female startups with established entrepreneurs. So how does she keep things together and maintain her energy and drive. Let's find out.
40 minutes | 10 months ago
How an out of reach dream became a reality
Jane Harper might be an award-winning author today, but we very nearly didn't get to see her work. That all changed when she entered a short story competition.
37 minutes | a year ago
The magic ingredient of John's knitting
It took a while to convince John Macarthur to be my guest. The legend behind Purl Harbour, didn't think he had much to share with the world of business. He got that wrong. I find his approach colourful, inspiring and delightfully influenced by serendipity.
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