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Ep 29. Andrew Tucker CEO of ITonCloud

Andrew Tucker is the CEO of ITonCloud which helps businesses simplify and automate their IT systems by leveraging the cloud. Andrew has more than 20 years of experience as a successful business owner and passionate entrepreneur. His goal has always been to build and drive ventures to deliver unmatched service levels, customer value and trust. Listen in for some gold nuggets from Andrew on how to ensure your business remains sustainable is a rapidly changing market landscape.


Ep. 19 Small Business Big Marketing. How to grow your business using these top marketing hacks.

My guest today is Tim Reid is founder and host of Australia and New Zealand’s number one business and marketing podcast - The Small Business Big Marketing Show, which can also be found on all Virgin Australia domestic and international flights. Having launched his hit program seven years ago and with well over 300 episodes under his belt, it regularly ranks on iTunes above the Australian Stock Exchange, Alan Jones, Tim Ferris and even outranks Harvard Business School as the number one...


Ep. 15 Olivia Ruello - The Power of a Community & The Strength and Resilience of Women

My guest today is Olivia is the CEO of Australia’s largest community for women, Business Chicks. She started her career in industrial relations, before moving into senior roles in the HR and recruitment industries. At just 24 years old, Olivia was appointed General Manager of a well-respected recruitment firm and went to lead her team to win multiple recruitment agency of the year awards, largely thanks to her ability of understanding customers and commitment to creating a human way of...


Ep 14. Amanda Rose - The Power of Strategic Connection & Building A personal Brand

My guest today is Amanda Rose. Amanda is Australia’s only Strategic Connector. A Keynote Speaker, CEO of The Business Woman Media, and Founding Director of Western Sydney Women. As one of the most influential people on LinkedIn, Amanda Rose (#BossLady) is quoted as an “internet winning blogger” by and contributes regularly to HuffingtonPost, Sydney Morning Herald, SkyBusiness, Women’s Agenda on how to master a successful brand, career and business. A passionate...


Ep 12. Kelly Jamieson - How to build a start-up into a successful multinational business.

My guest today is a highly successful entrepreneur, Kelly Baker-Jamieson. Along with her sister Abbey, runs the chocolate gift emporium, Edible Blooms. From a small business start-up in 2005, Edible Blooms celebrates their 10th birthday in 2015 and employs more than 50 staff across seven locations and has grown into a household name in Australia for gift delivery. Edible Blooms was named 2009 Telstra Small Business of the Year for Australia and in 2011 Kelly SA Telstra Business Woman of...


Ep 11. Andrew Griffiths - Australia's #1 small business author.

My guest today is Andrew Griffiths. From humble beginnings growing up as an orphan. To global entrepreneur, keynote presenter and international bestselling author. Andrew is a powerful inspiration to business owners around the world. It has been almost 20 years since Andrew’s first book ‘101 Ways to Market Your first hit the shelves. The way we do business has evolved furiously during this time. In an age where we are drowning in information but thirsty for wisdom. Andrew now has 12...


Ep 10. Mia Klitsas - 2014 Telstra Victorian Young Businesswoman of the Year.

My guest today Mia Klitsas founder and CEO of Millie & More who produce the brand Moxie. Mia is a Melbourne based entrepreneur with a passion for social entrepreneurship and women’s rights. Her “moxie” brand of women’s personal care products are a familiar sight at Woolworths, Coles, Chemist Warehouse and other major retailers locally, internationally and also online. Whilst studying a Bachelor of Business at RMIT, Mia and her business partner identified a gap in the women's personal care...


Ep 9. How to regain control of your business after a buy out with Pawl Cubbin

My guest today is Pawl Cubbin, Founder & CEO of ZOO Group. Paul started his career in 1985 as an Art Director. Ten years later he began building what became a highly successful branding/advertising business in Canberra growing it to more than 50 people over a period of 12 years. In 2000 Paul inadvertently entered the hospitality industry by acquiring part of a small commercial building with a leading restaurateur. Six months later, after losing a tenant, he decided to create his first...


Ep 8. Catriona Pollard. How to go from Unknown to Expert and an inspirational TEDx talk.

My guest today is Catriona Pollard, Founder and Director, CP Communications, one of Australia’s most respected and innovative PR and social media agencies. She is also the author of ‘From Unknown To Expert’, a step-by-step process for growing your profile and expanding your influence by becoming a recognised expert in your field using Public Relations and Social Media. In her book she shares her story about how she moved from being relatively unknown to a recognised expert. She also shares...


Ep 7. Cyan Ta'eed. How to disrupt an industry, overcome your fears and women in tech

My guest today is Cyan Ta'eed, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Envato. Founded in 2006 in Cyan's parent's garage, Envato is a creative eco-system, encompassing the largest digital marketplace in the world. Its 6 million members buy and sell digital stock and services, and Envato has delivered over $400 million dollars of earnings to their community of creatives so far. Cyan is 2015 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year and Envato was awarded Job Advisor's Coolest Company for...


Sarah Bartholomeusz the SA Telstra Business Women’s Award winner for 2015.

My guest today Sarah Bartholomeusz is a South Australian Lawyer, Entrepreneur and Author. In 2015 Sarah was the recipient of the South Australian Telstra Business Women’s Award in the Start-Up category for You Legal. Sarah started her business You Legal when she was seven months pregnant with your second child after being made redundant. And then, in the same week she receives a phone call no one wants, her father has cancer. But rather than letting all this get her down, she picked...


Ep 5 Amantha Imber, talking how to innovate, and solving your customer's problems.

​Dr Amantha Imber is an innovation specialist, best-selling author, and founder of Australia’s leading innovation consultancy Inventium. Amantha has helped companies such as Google, Coca-Cola, Disney, LEGO, Red Bull, American Express, McDonalds, Virgin Australia and Commonwealth Bank innovate. Inventium was one of Australia’s fastest growing companies in the BRW Fast 100 list, and was also awarded the BRW Client Choice Award for Best Management Consultancy in Australia. In 2016, Amantha...


Ep 4 Tina Tower, talking franchising, powerful PR and how to build an overnight success.

I had the pleasure of chatting to Tina Tower the founder and CEO of Begin Bright and the Telstra Australian Young Business Woman of the Year in 2014. Not your ordinary Gen-Y female, Tina started her first business at the age of 20 and by the time she hit 30 had built and sold 2 businesses, completed a degree, got married, had two children and started in the challenging world of building a National franchise network. Tina was the 2012 winner of the My Business Awards for Women in Business...


Alicia Stephenson

I had the pleasure of talking to Alicia Stephenson, the 2015 Victorian Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year. Alicia has founded and operated many varied businesses. Most recently Alicia accumulated a panel of experts to build a Multi-Industry Initiative and Alliance to up skill Personal Trainers to become Pregnancy and Perinatal Fitness Specialists, listed on a National Register made available to Hospitals and Maternal Child Health Centres and Nurses as well as other Industry...