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Stories Behind the Grind

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Tactical tips for your business to help you simplify, strategise and scale up the impact you are having in this world. Building a community of like-minded founders to enable you to take back control of your business and your destiny.

Tactical tips for your business to help you simplify, strategise and scale up the impact you are having in this world. Building a community of like-minded founders to enable you to take back control of your business and your destiny.

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United States

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Tactical tips for your business to help you simplify, strategise and scale up the impact you are having in this world. Building a community of like-minded founders to enable you to take back control of your business and your destiny.

Language:

English


Episodes

#79 The role of sales in how buyers make decisions with Darcy Smyth

7/20/2020
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, you'll hear from Darcy Smyth, co-director of Why Bravo and the Sales Game. Learn how Sales has changed over the last 30 years, how your buyers make decisions and what role "Play" has in Business. Topics How Darcy got into psychology What prompted Darcy to combine psychology and sales Using selling to solve someone elses problem Sales as a service How the world of sales has evolved over the last 5 years Adapting to the ability to sell...

Duration:00:24:56

#78 The Three Key Advertising Cycles and How To Stay Front of Mind with Kim Barrett

6/22/2020
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, you'll hear from a Facebook marketer and best selling author Kim Barrett who is the CEO of Your Social Voice and has helped business grow to 7 figures. We discuss where the opportunities are in the marketing world right now, the 3 key advertising cycles and which to focus on first and how not to fall into this common marketing mistake. Also discover How an interest in tropical fish catapulted Kim into the world of Marketing Common...

Duration:00:25:34

#77 Breaking Through in the Social Media World with Mireille Ryan

6/8/2020
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, you'll hear from Social Media marketing expert Mireille who is the CEO of the Social Media Marketing Institue. We discuss how to break through to you ideal audience, how to resonate with your followers and what the future of Social Media looks like. Also learn How Mireille grew her fitness business internationally with social media How Mireille transitioned from fitness to social media marketing Leveraging your ability to talk to your...

Duration:00:31:54

#76 How to Effectively Manage Accelerating Change in Your Business with Don Mackenzie

5/12/2020
On this episode of stories behind the grind, listen to my conversation with Don Mackenzie, managing director of Adizes. You'll learn how to effectively manage accelerating change in your business, the 4 key working styles that every business needs to harness and how to build mutual trust and respect How Don's entrepreneurial journey began Lessons Don learned and carried through in his career How to achieve your vision, mission and implement strategy When to restructuring where you are...

Duration:00:45:34

#75 Diversifying Your Income Streams and Starting Your Side Hustles with Carrie Bohlig

4/20/2020
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, listen to the conversation with Carrie co-founder of Tandem Consulting. Carrie's lifestyle has afforded both her and her husband and to be full-time stay at home parents by choice & part-time entrepreneurs. What started out as side hustles, & an adventure into the world of entrepreneurship has enabled Carrie to speak to tens of thousands of people annually through keynotes in the U.S., Caribbean, Australian & European markets over the last...

Duration:00:26:17

#74 How to Start Automating Your Business with Josh Lewis

4/6/2020
On this episode of stories behind the grind, listen to my conversation with Josh Lewis, founder of Dorks delivered, one of Australia's fastest growing IT companies. We discuss how to stop trading time for money, whether to build your brand or build your business first and how to start automating your business whether you're well established, or just starting out. Also discover What approach Josh used to begin being an entrepreneur at a young age (and still uses it to this day) The...

Duration:00:45:23

#73 How To Make A Social Impact with Yasmin Grigaliunas

3/23/2020
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind listen to my conversation with Yaz, founder of the World's Biggest Garage Sale who have diverted over 3.3 million kilograms of goods from Landfill. We discuss why leading with authenticity builds stronger connections, the power of transparency in business and how you can get involved with the circular economy. Also discover What prompted Yaz to leave a lucrative corporate job to start the World's Biggest Garage Sale. Lessons learnt from...

Duration:00:51:13

#72 Future of Work Part 3

3/9/2020
This episode is the final installment of a 3-part special on the Future of Work. Once again, I was accompanied by Tim Walmsley of BenchOn, Damian Walsh of Sidekicker and Justin Falk of TalentVine. We discuss How Benchon helps to bridge the peaks and troughs in business How TalentVine allows businesses to leverage the time and cost of recruiters to fill positions quickly and efficiently How Sidekicker helps connect future employees in the Hospitality, office support and...

Duration:00:58:09

#71 Future of Work - Part 2

2/24/2020
This episode is the second part of a special 3-part series on the future of work and I talked to Tim Walmsley of BenchOn and Damian Walsh of Sidekicker. We focus on individuals and what they can do right now to make the most of the Future of Work BenchOn and Sidekicker are both platforms that deal with the workforce of the future and enables individuals to harness their skillsets to adapt to industry changes. BenchOn is an online platform that matches a business's idle staff to...

Duration:00:55:23

#70 Future of Work - Part 1

2/10/2020
In this part 1 of a special 3-part series on the future of work, I talked to Tim Walmsley of BenchOn and Justin Falk of TalentVine. BenchOn and TalentVine are bot platforms designed for the workforce of the future. Both enable businesses (both large and small) to take advantage of future changes in the workforce. BenchOn is an online platform that matches a business's idle staff to short-term contracts from reputable companies and government agencies. TalentVine provides employers and...

Duration:00:39:23

#69 Launching a product and going viral on Kickstarter with Tammy Rant

1/27/2020
Launching a product and going viral on Kickstarter with Tammy Rant Tammy Rant - Founder of TushBaby Topics: Tammy's life growing up and the start of her entrepreneurial journey What a TushBaby is How Tammy got the idea to start TushBaby On starting her Kickstarter campaign On having a successful appearance on Shark Tank Changes after Tammy's appearance on Shark Tank Dealing with the competition Importance of branding The growth and evolution of TushBaby after Shark...

Duration:00:26:01

#68 How to Have Tough Conversations with David Wood

1/6/2020
After a full collapse of his paraglider 300 feet above the ocean, David sees life differently. He has been best described as “playful and deep,” and believes life is the best game there is. David left life as a consulting actuary to Fortune 100 companies, to build the world’s largest coaching business, becoming #1 on Google for life coaching and serving 150,000 coaches around the world. He now coaches high performing entrepreneurs, executives and teams to play the best game they...

Duration:00:36:39

#67 Self-Awareness, Identity and Mental Health with Melissa Yu

12/23/2019
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, listen to my conversation with Melissa Yu, founder of Australia's largest streetware and lifestyle expo. We discuss how to develop self-awareness in yourself and your team, how to foster positivity as an entrepreneur and the importance of speaking up about mental health. Also discover How Melissa started her entrepreneurship journey How to develop awareness of your strengths and weaknesses Collaboration vs Competition - which approach...

Duration:00:42:52

#66 Overcoming Other People's Judgments and Expectations with Eleanor Carey

12/9/2019
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, listen to my conversation with Eleanor Carey, a two times world record holder having rowed 5,000km across the Pacific Ocean and cycled over 3,000km across England. We discuss overcoming other people's expectations and judgement, what to look for in a support network, how to keep going when you're physically depleted and lessons learnt from running her own startup hub. What Eleanor learned about resilience in preparing for and completing 2...

Duration:00:33:50

#65 How to Overcome Shiny Object Syndrome with Aaron Birkby

11/25/2019
Aaron activates and enhances community ecosystems and organisations by developing the human capital and talent for high performance, enabling them to grow high-performing teams, who in-turn build high growth ventures. Aaron’s background includes over two decades as a successful startup founder and ecosystem community leader, culminating as the 2016 Entrepreneur Of The Year, plus more recently as a public speaker, hackathon facilitator, corporate innovation advisor, cultural-transformation...

Duration:00:33:31

#64 Micro Niching and Optimizing Your Time to Be Prominent on LinkedIn

11/11/2019
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, listen to my conversation with Adam Houlahan, founder of Prominence Global and a true leader when it comes to LinkedIn. We discuss what microniching and why it's so important, the fundamentals of creating high quality content, and how to optimise your time to build your prominence on LinkedIn Also discover: Adam’s pivotal moments that led him to where he is today Dealing with the naysayers during the early days of LinkedIn Significant...

Duration:00:23:49

#63 Developing Long-Term Customer Relationships Through Trust with Dr Karen Sutherland

10/28/2019
On this episode of Stories Behind The Grind, listen to my conversation with Dr. Karen Sutherland, who currently leads the social media and public relations disciplines at the University of the Sunshine Coast, and brings with her over 20 years marketing experience. We discuss how to build trust and integrity in your business to develop long term customer relationships, how to best deal with negative feedback from online and in person reviews, and how to build engagement with your...

Duration:00:29:40

#62 Building Compounding Habits and Accelerating Personal Growth with Renat Gabitov

10/14/2019
On this episode of stories behind the grind listen to my conversation with Renat, founder of Prometheus and Lifestyle engineering, we discuss how to start building compounding habits, how to remain on top of your game and accelerating personal growth through the ADI method. We discuss: Renat's life mission of eradicating suffering and increasing quality of life Dealing with higher order problems How Renat found his life's mission Future technologies that Renat is excited...

Duration:00:32:19

#61 Leading a People First Business with Daniel Gomez...

9/30/2019
Daniel is a Powerful John Maxwell Certified Speaker with 14 years experience in the arena of Leadership Development & Team Building, Sales Mastery, and Confidence Coaching. He is the International Best Selling Author of "You Were Born to Fly", a book written to inspire and give people the high-performance habits and confidence needed to be the leaders of their own destiny. Daniel is not just a motivational keynote speaker, he gives your organization the principles, skills, and mindset...

Duration:00:30:44

#60 Building Your Billion Dollar Body With Nicholas Bayerle

9/16/2019
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, listen to my conversation with Nicholas Bayerle, founder of the Billion Dollar Body. We discuss the 3 key steps to ultimate health, wealth and relationships, taking 100% responsibility and one of the key foundational truths of life. Also discover What life was like for Nicholas' growing up Where the idea of Billion Dollar Body came from Where to start first? How to get results now by using this unique way of learning How Nicholas made the...

Duration:00:29:33