100 episodes

For business owners, professional entrepreneurs, marketers, and those who aren’t quite sure where to start.

The Beyond Billables Podcast exists to empower aspiring and experienced professional business owners to grow better businesses, and lead better lives.

With a range of experts covering everything from marketing and growth, to brand and marketing, all the way to business psychology and leadership; this is a must listen for all kinds of professionals.

Join us and our host Mike to start building both the business and life you really want.

Beyond Billables Beyond Billables

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 35 Ratings

For business owners, professional entrepreneurs, marketers, and those who aren’t quite sure where to start.

The Beyond Billables Podcast exists to empower aspiring and experienced professional business owners to grow better businesses, and lead better lives.

With a range of experts covering everything from marketing and growth, to brand and marketing, all the way to business psychology and leadership; this is a must listen for all kinds of professionals.

Join us and our host Mike to start building both the business and life you really want.

    Your Personal Brand is Your Super Power - How Expert Professionals Can Find Their Flavour

    Your Personal Brand is Your Super Power - How Expert Professionals Can Find Their Flavour

    Today’s smiling guest is the one and only Jason Malouin.
    Jason is a creative wizard, founder and incredible portrait photographer at Super Power Portraits. He also happens to be all around one of the most infectiously positive people I know.
    With his incredible energy and commitment to insanely good photos, Jason helps his clients show up at the top of their game. From portraits in Pennsylvania to being booked and busy in Brisbane Australia, Jason shares his incredible journey and the power of a big hearted commitment to helping real people portray themselves with authenticity, honesty and integrity.
    Today you’ll learn:
    -How to get more clients by communicating what your real skills are
    - How to unlock your personal brand super power
    - Why imagery is so powerful and how to use it to stand out
    - How to make hard, life changing decisions in business and life
    - The power of rebranding and refocusing your message
    - Why everyone hates photos of themselves, and how to overcome it
    - Why mindset matters and how to get through tough times as a business owner
    Ever felt a little unsure of your place in the world, and your industry? Know the familiar pangs of imposter syndrome? Buckle up, this episode is for you!
    Thanks again, Jason! 
     

    • 54 min
    Organic Social Media Isn’t Dead - What Professional Firm Owners Need to Know in 2024

    Organic Social Media Isn’t Dead - What Professional Firm Owners Need to Know in 2024

    Meet Ella Doyle, social media expert and founder of Social Cut agency. Ella may not have intended on being an agency owner, but that’s what happened after she was begged to help with a friend's social content over 8 years ago. 
    Can you build a successful agency by accident? Yes! Are there still heaps of opportunities to grow your business using content? Absolutely! Fast forward 8 years, and Ella has quite the story to tell about growing an agency, surviving Covid and recessions, and all the ups and downs that go into running a business.
    Social Cut is an organic-first social media content agency. They help a broad range of businesses with content, social media and engagement.
    To say we covered some ground on this show is an understatement. When you listen you will learn:
    - Types of content for Instagram and TikTok,
    - Why professionals shouldn’t be scared to make content,
    - Why you need to be strategic across platforms,
    - How Ella has never had to advertise because of great social media and SEO,
    - Why engagement is so important to build community and connection,
    - How to navigate tough economic times.
    - How your team comes first and clients second,
    - Why getting your team involved in your socials is critical,
    - Some great tools and processes for approaching your social media.
    Thanks for joining us, Ella!
    Want to take your business's brand and marketing to the next level? Download our free “better client” audit and identify the areas of opportunity where you can become more profitable and build a better business. 
    To find out more about how we help professional services firms with their brand and marketing strategy, brand design, websites and content creation check us out at https://www.beyondbillables.com/
     

    • 46 min
    Dan Mackay and Michael Chapman

    Dan Mackay and Michael Chapman

    It's our last podcast episode of the current season!
    This week, we're joined by Dan Mackay and Michael Chapman from Melbourne-based firm Mackay Chapman. Mackay Chapman are high-stakes regulatory, financial services, insolvency and complex disputes lawyers – and they also happen to be two of our long-term, ongoing clients (and friends in business).
    Specialists at what they do and with 25 years of shared experience, Dan and Michael's work is focussed on understanding how key players in client matters think, feel and act, to provide the strategies and confidence needed to protect their interests.On today's episode, we discuss the journey of building an expert legal services firm while being comfortable in your points of difference.
    We also analyse the 'on the tools' vs working on your business question; and the realities of managing the lawyer/business/family juggle.

    • 47 min
    Brad Turville - Founder of Turville Advisory

    Brad Turville - Founder of Turville Advisory

    Brad Turville is a strategic advisor who works with business owners to better manage, grow and exit their business – something he successfully did himself before showing others how to do the same. Recently, his work has a specific focus on strategic planning and financial management consulting.
    Brad’s portfolio is impressive, with experience in running workshops and group accountability programs. He can often be found speaking at conferences, strategy days, and virtual events with a focus on profit and cash flow improvement.
    On today’s episode, we take a look at Brad’s story; growing his own accounting and advisory firm and successfully exciting. He explains key financial issues for professional businesses, strategic decision making, and the importance of implementing the right tools and technology to help run your business.

    • 52 min
    Tyrone Dutt - Empire Law

    Tyrone Dutt - Empire Law

    Tyrone is an expert in Australian estate planning and wealth protection. He founded firm Empire Law with the goal of helping Australians protect their businesses and secure their wealth so that they may leave a legacy behind for their families. His passion for estate planning and belief that tailored estate planning isn’t exclusively for the rich and famous – but for every Australian – is admirable. Tyrone has a talent for translating complicated and daunting legal jargon into plain language that can be understood, and more importantly, easily related to.
    Join us for a discussion around the importance of protecting your legacy, growing a business as a solo-preneur, evolving your skills and growing over time, taking advantage of the opportunities given to you and trying to make the most of them

    • 49 min
    Andrew Goldstein - General Counsel & Founder of Goldstein Legal

    Andrew Goldstein - General Counsel & Founder of Goldstein Legal

    Andrew Goldstein is Managing Director and Founder of Goldstein Legal, a boutique legal practice advising and supporting financial services businesses.
    Andrew’s legal background includes several years in private practice with mid and top tier firms, and several years a senior in-house practitioner with Macquarie, Challenger, Australian Ethical and Ardea.
    Now, his focus is on the legal needs of investment managers, platforms and other regulated investors along with their adjacent counterparties and service providers.
    On the show we had a great discussion about the role of GC's, the financial services industry as a whole and how Andrew has developed a strong business having ventured out on his own. 

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

rws_01 ,

Great listen

I really love how this podcast takes a step out of legal, while keeping the other foot firmly plant in many of the issues important to our business

MsMelBNE ,

Look forward to this every week!

Every interview brings value. The hosts have a great, natural style and are genuinely interested in each guest and their story. Keep it up guys!

RA Doch ,

A timely and useful resource for anybody working in the legal industry

As someone who works in legal technology this is an invaluable podcast.

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