116 episodes

Jane Bayler is the Smart Connector, a UK based passionate serial entrepreneur, investor and business growth exploder, who helps overlooked and undervalued entrepreneurs generate consistent, repeatable and scaleable revenues, through attracting their ideal clients and becoming a go-to brand in their sector. An expert in marketing, business growth, property and partnerships, in this podcast, Jane interviews successful entrepreneurs across multiple sectors. She also shares her own triumphs and lessons, bringing a refreshingly open, no holds barred authenticity to her audience of start-up and early stage business owners.


Featuring new solo episodes for 2021, as well interviews with Jane’s carefully hand-picked guests, The Smart Connector is ideal for those who want to to build expert authority, scale their businesses, and live their best lives.


Discover Jane’s Ideal Client Success Accelerator Programme here: www.idealclientsuccess.com/masterclass

The Smart Connector Jane Bayler

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    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Jane Bayler is the Smart Connector, a UK based passionate serial entrepreneur, investor and business growth exploder, who helps overlooked and undervalued entrepreneurs generate consistent, repeatable and scaleable revenues, through attracting their ideal clients and becoming a go-to brand in their sector. An expert in marketing, business growth, property and partnerships, in this podcast, Jane interviews successful entrepreneurs across multiple sectors. She also shares her own triumphs and lessons, bringing a refreshingly open, no holds barred authenticity to her audience of start-up and early stage business owners.


Featuring new solo episodes for 2021, as well interviews with Jane’s carefully hand-picked guests, The Smart Connector is ideal for those who want to to build expert authority, scale their businesses, and live their best lives.


Discover Jane’s Ideal Client Success Accelerator Programme here: www.idealclientsuccess.com/masterclass

    Scale Sustainably, Embrace Change - With Gareth Hawkins

    Scale Sustainably, Embrace Change - With Gareth Hawkins

    Gareth Hawkins, the founder of Business Enterprise Insights, helps chief executives scale their businesses responsibly, and sustainably attract and pipeline talent, plan their succession, and embrace change. Gareth has acquired, built and sold multiple businesses over his 20 year career in engineering. 






    Jane and Gareth discuss this and other topics, including what makes for a a successful acquisition or business sale, why culture and values matter so much, and what leads to profitable, sustainable outcomes. 






    They also look at why burnout is so common for C-suite executives, and the reasons why CEOs choose to hire a trusted advisor like Gareth.






    Gareth is a time-served Managing Director and an MBA Graduate who has acquired, built and sold several businesses over his 20-year career in engineering. As an active NED and Trustee, he is a keen advocate for responsible capitalism, and host of the popular and respected Chief Executive Optimist Podcast.






    ABOUT THE HOST: Jane Bayler is a serial entrepreneur, investor, speaker, event host and business scale up expert. She had a 20 year history in global media and advertising, before becoming a serial entrepreneur herself, with multiple businesses in real estate, marketing and education. Having grown and sold a £6M brand identity business to US communications group Interpublic, today she is most passionate about and committed to serving other entrepreneurs – helping them grow their businesses and achieve their best lives. 






    Enquire about working 1:1 with Jane, book a call here: https://bit.ly/2Z07DML


    Join Jane’s free Masterclass to discover her Triple C HyperGrowth system - to scale up your business and attract your ideal clients, here: https://idealclientsuccess.com/masterclass

    • 45 min
    How To ‘Exit Rich’ - Sell Your Business For HUGE Profits - With Michelle Seiler-Tucker

    How To ‘Exit Rich’ - Sell Your Business For HUGE Profits - With Michelle Seiler-Tucker

    In this exciting interview, Jane and Michelle discuss building a business with the objective of selling it, and the key factors you must take into consideration.






    They also look at how difficult entrepreneurs find it to relinquish control of their business, but why it’s so important when looking to scale. They reveal how there are more buyers for good businesses out in the market than there are good businesses to buy, and what you can do to make sure you are one of them. 






    Michelle Seiler-Tucker is the Founder and CEO of Seiler Tucker Incorporated. She holds the M&AMI (Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary) title, as well as Certified Mergers and Acquisitions Professional (CM&AP) and Certified Senior Business Analyst (CSBA). 






    As a 20-year veteran in the M&A industry, she is regarded as the leading authority on buying, selling, fixing, and growing businesses. Her and her firm have sold over a thousand businesses in almost every vertical and have a remarkable track record of success. Michelle has sold over 500 businesses to date and currently owns and operates several successful businesses. Author of EXIT RICH—the method to sell your business for huge profit.






    To buy Michelle Seiler-Tucker’s new book: Exit Rich and receive all the incredible bonuses she mentioned in her interview go to Exitrichbook.com 






    ABOUT THE HOST: Jane Bayler is a serial entrepreneur, investor, speaker, event host and business scale up expert. She had a 20 year history in global media and advertising, before becoming a serial entrepreneur herself, with multiple businesses in real estate, marketing and education. Having grown and sold a £6M brand identity business to US communications group Interpublic, today she is most passionate about and committed to serving other entrepreneurs – helping them grow their businesses and achieve their best lives. 






    Enquire about working 1:1 with Jane, book a call here: https://bit.ly/2Z07DML


    Join Jane’s free Masterclass to discover her Triple C HyperGrowth system - to scale up your business and attract your ideal clients, here: https://idealclientsuccess.com/masterclass

    • 41 min
    Inspire Creativity Through The Art Of Conversation With Fred Dust

    Inspire Creativity Through The Art Of Conversation With Fred Dust

    Best selling author, consultant and expert in the art of impactful conversation Fred Dust is a former global managing director of legendary design firm Ideo. 






    Fred's passion is showing how to design intentional conversations and have meetings that are creative, inspiring and impactful. 






    In his creative practice, Fred began to approach conversations differently after years of trying to broker challenging communications between colleagues and clients.






    He came to believe there had to be a way to design the art of conversation itself with intention and purpose, but still retaining creativity, fun and playfulness. 






    He wrote his book ‘Making Conversation’ to codify what he learned and convey the four elements essential to successful exchanges, commitment, creative listening, clarity, and context.






    Jane and Fred talk about their shared history, the challenge of working at board level in a global design agency, and why conversations have to be so carefully constructed in creative settings. They also look at the impact of language in the political as well as business arena, and finally, how to bring the art of connection into everyday conversations.






    How do you keep intention and purpose, but still retain creativity and playfulness in your business conversations? 






    ABOUT THE HOST: Jane Bayler is a serial entrepreneur, investor, speaker, event host and business scale up expert. She had a 20 year history in global media and advertising, before becoming a serial entrepreneur herself, with multiple businesses in real estate, marketing and education. Having grown and sold a £6M brand identity business to US communications group Interpublic, today she is most passionate about and committed to serving other entrepreneurs – helping them grow their businesses and achieve their best lives. 






    Enquire about working 1:1 with Jane, book a call here: https://bit.ly/2Z07DML


    Join Jane’s free Masterclass to discover her Triple C HyperGrowth system - to scale up your business and attract your ideal clients, here: https://idealclientsuccess.com/masterclass

    • 50 min
    Automate And Systemise For Success - With Dr Steve Day

    Automate And Systemise For Success - With Dr Steve Day

    In this fascinating interview with systemisation expert Dr Steve Day, Jane discusses what it REALLY takes to achieve a ‘laptop lifestyle’ - and how to manage the performance of a remote team to achieve maximum results and productivity. And why it’s so vital to grow your business in the right way to avoid chaos, overwhelm and the ‘harder hustle loop’ so many early stages business owners find themselves in. 






    Dr Steve Day helps micro-business owners and entrepreneurs free their time using systems and outsourcing. Steve’s business, Systems and Outsourcing, shows how to hire, train, manage and grow a reliable, dedicated team of remote workers, providing step by step guidance on systemising business processes and creating operations manuals to remove yourself from the day-to-day operations of your business, so you can focus on what's most important to you in life.






    In this episode, you will learn how implementing tried and tested systems, will help you be more productive, more organised, have more free time and a more profitable, scalable business.






    Do you have systems in place in your business? If not, which task would you most like to outsource?






    ABOUT THE HOST: Jane Bayler is a serial entrepreneur, investor, speaker, event host and business scale up expert. She had a 20 year history in global media and advertising, before becoming a serial entrepreneur herself, with multiple businesses in real estate, marketing and education. Having grown and sold a £6M brand identity business to US communications group Interpublic, today she is most passionate about and committed to serving other entrepreneurs – helping them grow their businesses and achieve their best lives. 






    Enquire about working 1:1 with Jane, book a call here: https://bit.ly/2Z07DML


    Join Jane’s free Masterclass to discover her Triple C HyperGrowth system - to scale up your business and attract your ideal clients, here: https://idealclientsuccess.com/masterclass

    • 51 min
    Scaling Business Through Marketing - With Ryan Alford

    Scaling Business Through Marketing - With Ryan Alford

    In this powerful episode focussing on the mechanics of business growth, Jane talks to Ryan about the power of brand marketing, and why customer experience can be the most important differentiator that gets your ideal clients to choose you first. They also discuss the power of podcasting, why you must ‘pay to play’ to scale a business through marketing, and about the social media platforms you must engage with today.






    Ryan Alford is a CEO of Radical, a full service digital marketing agency based in Greenville, South Carolina. He’s a marketing veteran who's had the privilege of guiding brands like Verizon, Lexus, Samsung Toyota, the NFL, Apple, and many other household names to success.






    With two decades of marketing and advertising experience tucked under his belt. Ryan also worked on the original iPhone launch and has built two multi-million dollar companies from the ground up by creating radical marketing and exceptional results. He's also the host of the podcast, The RadCast.






    Do you believe great brands are built through customer experience? If so, what is your favourite brand? 






    ABOUT THE HOST: Jane Bayler is a serial entrepreneur, investor, speaker, event host and business scale up expert. She had a 20 year history in global media and advertising, before becoming a serial entrepreneur herself, with multiple businesses in real estate, marketing and education. Having grown and sold a £6M brand identity business to US communications group Interpublic, today she is most passionate about and committed to serving other entrepreneurs – helping them grow their businesses and achieve their best lives. 






    Enquire about working 1:1 with Jane, book a call here: https://bit.ly/2Z07DML


    Join Jane’s free Masterclass to discover her Triple C HyperGrowth system - to scale up your business and attract your ideal clients, here: https://idealclientsuccess.com/masterclass

    • 32 min
    Scaling Through SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) - With Damon Burton

    Scaling Through SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) - With Damon Burton

    In this fascinating episode, Jane and Damon talk about the challenges and excitements of growing a business, about managing customer and team relationships, both virtually and in person. 






    Damon also gives some top tips for small business owners, startups, and solopreneurs on limited budgets and offers our audience a free copy of his book ‘Outrank: Your Guide to Making More Online By Showing Up Higher on Search Engines and Outranking Your Competition’.






    Utah based Damon Burton is a search engine optimisation expert and founder of SEO National agency. Damon's expertise is more important than ever in helping businesses thrive online over a decade ago. 






    When he beat a billion dollar company by outranking them on Google, he knew he was onto something and has gone on to build an international search engine marketing company that has worked with NBA teams, Inc 5,000 companies, which are the fastest growing businesses in the USA and also several shark tank featured businesses. 






    Since founding SEO National in 2007 Damon has also written for Forbes, been featured in publications, including entrepreneur magazine, Buzzfeed and USA weekly. Damon has helped several high profile clients make more in a month than they used to in a year.






    Does your business use Search Engine Optimisation? If not, would you like to learn how?






    Free SEO Book from Damon Burton: https://www.freeseobook.com/






    ABOUT THE HOST: Jane Bayler is a serial entrepreneur, investor, speaker, event host and business scale up expert. She had a 20 year history in global media and advertising, before becoming a serial entrepreneur herself, with multiple businesses in real estate, marketing and education. Having grown and sold a £6M brand identity business to US communications group Interpublic, today she is most passionate about and committed to serving other entrepreneurs – helping them grow their businesses and achieve their best lives. 






    Enquire about working 1:1 with Jane, book a call here: https://bit.ly/2Z07DML


    Join Jane’s free Masterclass to discover her Triple C HyperGrowth system - to scale up your business and attract your ideal clients, here: https://idealclientsuccess.com/masterclass

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Conflict resolver ,

Authentic interviewer

Jane is highly experienced and knowledgable smart connector. She asks insightful questions and is always willing to help people. I thoroughly enjoyed being interviewed by her as she brings out the best in people.

JdM1983 ,

So much value and great guests

Jane always brings on great guests and provides so much value. The amount of useful tips and golden nuggets I’ve picked up in this podcast is massive. Thanks a bunch

mícheál joyce ,

Neville Wright interview

This is a “warts and all” podcast in which Neville Wright shows how to make a profit and have a happy workforce. He and his wife are a success in making money, creating a family atmosphere for their employees and in showing how a husband and wife can work together. Most importantly he states how vital it to laugh at yourself.
Thanks Jane for including their story.

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