18 episodes

The place to hear about new opportunities, careers, investing and business on the Sunshine Coast.

Bound for Success Sunshine Coast Council

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

The place to hear about new opportunities, careers, investing and business on the Sunshine Coast.

    Courageous and caring leadership with Ana Rodger

    Courageous and caring leadership with Ana Rodger

    "In a leadership role one must always consider the development of others"

    Ana Rodger is passionate, knowledgeable and a powerful advocate for education, especially the world-class education offered on the Sunshine Coast. She is the General Manager at East Coast Region TAFE, a tertiary education provider. Ana worked her way through a wide variety of roles in TAFE, learning about the many different areas of the business and gaining valuable leadership skills. In this episode she offers great insight into leadership which focuses on others, developing their skills and caring about them as people. She also discusses how TAFE thrived through the early stages of COVID in Australia and how that has altered their business models. In addition, Ana discusses why the Sunshine Coast is a unique destination for a world-class education. Listen to Bound for Success today.

    • 47 min
    Creating a tourism business with Simon Thornalley

    Creating a tourism business with Simon Thornalley

    'It is really important to inspire other people'



    Simon Thornalley is the founder of indigenous tourism company Saltwater Eco Tours, a Queensland Young Tourism Leader and a commercial dive master. In this episode we talk to Simon about how and why he founded Saltwater Eco Tours. We learn how the business launched and thrived through COVID-19 and how Simon inspires youth to become part of the growing tourism industry. Listen to Bound for Success today.

    • 18 min
    Family business with Naomi Elliot

    Family business with Naomi Elliot

    "Lead by example, ask questions and involve everyone"



    Naomi Elliot is the General Manager of successful Sunshine Coast manufacturer Concept Labs. In this episode we learn how Concept Labs was able to thrive and adapt through COVID-19, information on Australian made product and what increased production has meant for the company. We also discover the importance of support networks and everyone being on the same page, as well as the vital role of family in life and business. Listen to Bound for Success today.

    • 27 min
    People at the heart of success with Danielle Smith

    People at the heart of success with Danielle Smith

    "If you can keep everyone excited about their role and what they contribute then you will have people working really well together". In this episode we hear from Danielle Smith, inaugural CEO of the Sunshine Coast Lightning Netball Team. Sunshine Coast Lightning is the Sunshine Coast's first national elite sports team, winning two premierships in its first two seasons. Danielle shares the success story behind the team and valuable insights from her inspiring career in sport. She discusses community and performance as the two pillars of success, the importance of team members understanding their contribution to the team and the positive impact of sport on the community. She also shares tips on a career in sport, how vital it is to back yourself and why spending time with a diverse range of people creates great outcomes. All this and much more in this episode of Bound for Success.

    • 38 min
    Optimize each day with tips from World Champ Ultraman Richard Thompson

    Optimize each day with tips from World Champ Ultraman Richard Thompson

    Optimize each day with tips from World Champ Ultraman Richard Thompson

    • 52 min
    The Beauty of Finding the Right Career with Ann Donnarumma

    The Beauty of Finding the Right Career with Ann Donnarumma

    The Beauty of Finding the Right Career with Ann Donnarumma

    • 31 min

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