60 episodes

Handpicked with Naomi Simson is a short podcast delivered each Monday which is just like having a mentoring session with one of Australia's most successful entrepreneurs.

In this podcast Naomi takes questions from business owners that might need help growing starting or saving their business.

Each guest is handpicked by Naomi as she shares stories, ideas and advice that might help them and anyone that has ever wanted to start a business.

Naomi Simson is an entrepreneur who founded RedBalloon in 2001. She has been blogging for a decade at NaomiSimson.com, is a professional speaker, author of Live What You Love & Ready To Soar, and a “Shark” on business reality show Shark Tank Australia.

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    • 4.8 • 36 Ratings

Handpicked with Naomi Simson is a short podcast delivered each Monday which is just like having a mentoring session with one of Australia's most successful entrepreneurs.

In this podcast Naomi takes questions from business owners that might need help growing starting or saving their business.

Each guest is handpicked by Naomi as she shares stories, ideas and advice that might help them and anyone that has ever wanted to start a business.

Naomi Simson is an entrepreneur who founded RedBalloon in 2001. She has been blogging for a decade at NaomiSimson.com, is a professional speaker, author of Live What You Love & Ready To Soar, and a “Shark” on business reality show Shark Tank Australia.

    The one essential for any founder

    The one essential for any founder

    So I have finally been 'stumped' for words. Twice Marty has reinvented the concept of the photo booth for events. He asks me a number of questions about the economic environment, the start up eco system and also marketing. But then come two questions that are not easy to answer. 1. Would I start RedBalloon now? 2. What is one thing that is an absolute must have for a start up? Hear what I have to say.

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    • 13 min
    What makes a business owners successful?

    What makes a business owners successful?

    Tamsin sees that Entrepreneurs can play a big role in leadership throughout our economy, she wants to know about success and whether it is dependent of 'personal development'. Sitting still is never an option for business owners but how do you know where to spend your energy?

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    • 13 min
    Remember the basics of supply and demand

    Remember the basics of supply and demand

    Moving to Melbourne Australia, from Romania  to start a property development business in January 2020 might not have been the ideal time for Dan to kick of his business. However with a little traction he is keen to understand about the approach to market, market dynamics, and getting the most from the team around him.

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    • 16 min
    My Start up is ready to blossom - now what?

    My Start up is ready to blossom - now what?

    Gaby has seen a business opportunity to create an app which helps millenials earning an income from savings. She has launched Blossomapp and she asks me questions about where to get more customers, who she should hire first, and how she should position the business. This start up is ready to blossom.

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    • 21 min
    The power of partnerships

    The power of partnerships

    Why go it alone? Naomi believes in the power of partnerships.

    In this short extra she tells us why. 

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    • 2 min
    We know culture is essential but how?

    We know culture is essential but how?

    As a successful entrepreneur who sold her thriving enterprise Leigh wants to give school aged students the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship. She has seen significant growth in rural areas and has students throughout Australia. She is asking questions about creating team, recognising great work and how to create a winning culture. When the team is anywhere and everywhere.

     

     

    More notes from the show below. 

      https://www.thebigredgroup.com.au/adapting-to-the-new-experience-of-work/

       https://www.spillthebeans.events/aspire-2/

     

     

     

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    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

Temitayo Ajayi ,

Looking to a time with you

Hi Naomi,
Thank you so much for sharing with us today and simplifying what seems to be so terrifying. I will like an interview with you. My code did not register today We met at the WYNnovation today. I also have the “gift if the gap”. Looking forward to hearing from you
Temi Ajayi

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Aynounomous ,

Great to listen to Naomi

Naomi is so clear with her advice and provides some great solutions

ABT Samurai ,

Podcasts with nuggets of pure gold

Absolutely love Naomi’s podcast and how I get to experience real world examples. Just getting started and I dare say I’m already jumping into a rabbit hole!

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