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A weekly business show exploring the the stories, wisdom and tactics of the best business people, entrepreneurs and start-ups in the Canberra region. If you care about business in the national capital and surrounding region and want to take your business to the next level then come and join us for a weekly journey of inspiration, strategy and encouragement.

A weekly business show exploring the the stories, wisdom and tactics of the best business people, entrepreneurs and start-ups in the Canberra region. If you care about business in the national capital and surrounding region and want to take your business to the next level then come and join us for a weekly journey of inspiration, strategy and encouragement.
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A weekly business show exploring the the stories, wisdom and tactics of the best business people, entrepreneurs and start-ups in the Canberra region. If you care about business in the national capital and surrounding region and want to take your business to the next level then come and join us for a weekly journey of inspiration, strategy and encouragement.

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Episodes

Serge Ou - Fusing Creativity and Practicality

7/19/2018
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On this week's edition of the Canberra Business Podcast, we hear from executive producer and co-founder of Wildbear Entertainment, Serge Ou. Serge discusses his filter for decision-making as well as where the line lies between personal interests and commercial viability. Additionally, Serge shares his insight into how the media industry is changing, and why he loves problem-solving. Shownotes 0:00 Intro 4:04 What does Wild Bear do? 7:48 Do we have an attraction to bad news? 10:10 What...

Duration:01:22:15

Richard Watkins - Fine-tuning a quality product

7/18/2018
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In this week's edition of the Canberra Business Podcast, we hear from co-founder of Bentspoke Brewing Co. in Canberra, Richard Watkins. Richard discusses what brand means to him, and what are the key elements that have driven him throughout his career. Additionally, Richard shares his insight into the beer making process, and how he deals with risk in decision-making. Shownotes- 0:00 Intro 4:47 Why are Australians more interested in what’s in their food and beverages? 6:39 Why is Richard...

Duration:01:02:04

Sanjay Kumar - Success Through Perseverance

7/13/2018
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In this week's episode we hear from Sanjay Kumar, co-founder of Daana Indian Restaurant in Curtain, Canberra. In this episode of the podcast, Sanjay talks about how perseverance and maintaining the passion for what he does has led to his restaurant's success. Sanjay also talks about the necessity of taking risks and the importance of self-belief. Shownotes - Sanjay Kumar 0:00 Intro 4:19 Daana’s Culinary Journey 7:57 What do you value most of the Indian cuisine? 9:12 What is unique about...

Duration:01:10:12

Glenn Keys - The Human Face of a Global Business

7/4/2018
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In this week's episode we hear from co-founder of Canberra based Aspen Medical, Glenn Keys. In this edition of the podcast, Glenn discusses the values that underline Aspen Medical's success and the complementarity of a business partnership. Additionally, Glenn shares how he manages his weaknesses and where he fits humility into his business leadership. Shownotes - Glenn Keys 8:30 The complementarity of a business partnership 10:05 How do you resolve difficult conversation at the...

Duration:01:21:33

Ben Bowley - Today's Plan - Tomorrow's Success

6/24/2018
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In this week's episode we hear from former managing director of Apple and current CEO of the Canberra-based coaching analytics company, Today's Plan. Ben shares his insights into how he was able to develop a vision and capitalise on opportunity in the tech start-up landscape. In addition to this, Ben shares his approach towards developing business partnerships and a strong culture within the business. Shownotes - Ben Bowley 0:00 - Intro 4:59 - How do you make key decisions in...

Duration:00:56:46

Patrick Quade - A Platform for People to Excel

6/17/2018
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In this week’s episode I talk with Patrick Quade, partner and co-founder of accountancy and finance business Synergy Group, who explains how Synergy came to be and defines what exactly it is that Synergy does so well. We also learn about the decision making processes at Synergy, as well as how they structure their business, how Pat values his people and much more. 0:00 - Intro and getting started 3:27 - What has inspired Pat to do what he does 6:22 - What Pat is looking for in the people...

Duration:00:47:08

Gerard Tiffen - Building a Dynamic Service Business & Caring For Your People

6/10/2018
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In this week's episode, we hear from Gerard Tiffen, owner of mortgage brokerage company Tiffen & Co on creating a dynamic business model in a service industry. Gerard discusses how he places great value upon developing client loyalty, as well as the utilisation of mentors and never being afraid to ask questions. 0:00 - Intro 1:00 - What does Tiffen & Co do better then others? 2:50 The role of the government in barriers to entry 10:50 What drives Gerrard 17:32 What do you enjoy most...

Duration:01:06:55

Michelle Melbourne - Intelledox CoFounder

6/2/2018
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In this week's episode I talk with the amazing Michelle Melbourne who with her husband Phil has built a globally focused tech business taking on some of the biggest names on the planet. Michelle is deeply passionate about people and about how technology can be used to address both challenges in government and business but also the deeply human issues of poverty in developing nations. Michelle has a fascinating back story involving a deep interest in the physical world, the sciences,...

Duration:01:02:31

Louise Curtis -Finding Opportunity In Every Adversity

6/1/2018
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Louise Curtis is an amazing business woman who has so much to teach all of us on the journey of life and business. She has been either a finalist or winner in various categories of the Telstra Business Awards over numerous years and continues to inspire and lead in the Canberra business space. After being told to 'learn how to type so someone would marry her' Louise discovered a very different path. She commenced a career in the legal industry quickly helping to building a thriving and...

Duration:01:21:25

Tim Kirk - Clonakilla Wines And Drinking Beauty

5/17/2018
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In this episode I sit down with one of the worlds most respected wine makers Tim Kirk from Clonakilla Wines outside Canberra. Tim brings an amazing passion and energy to his work and to his desire to express a unique and complex experience of land, weather, knowledge and wine making. The Clonakilla story begins in the darkest days of World War II and crosses the world as the young scientist Dr. John Kirk allows the forces of curiosity and risk to drive an idea that changed a generation and...

Duration:01:06:49

Jason Barry - The Pillars of Business

5/16/2018
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This week we talk with Jason Barry, the owner of Evo Health Club in Barton, Canberra. As a small business owner, Jason talks about balancing running his own business and running his life as well as the benefits that come from using your business to create an experience for people. He also gives a rundown of the lessons he's learnt and explains the methods and approaches he takes to making decisions Discussed in this episode: 2:32 - The background of Evo Health Club 7:17 - How was...

Duration:01:04:46