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In 1993, established a travel agency and spent almost 30 years in the industry, sold it in 2017 with 35 FTE. Now turned attention to wine, sheep, and a luxury farm stay in a sixth-generation farming property in southern Tasmania. (Andrew Jones)
In this episode, Troy had a chat with Andrew Jones, the owner, and operator of Invercarron Wines and the former owner of Andrew Jones Travel, to talk about how he spent almost 30 years in the travel industry and managed to operate a new business in farming.
In 2008, she joined her business partner to start a technology company, delivering virtual collaboration experiences for life sciences companies. From 10-20% annual growth to over 250% since the hit of Covid-19 & works with 40 FTE. (Natalie Yeadon)
In this episode, Troy had a chat with Natalie Yeadon, the Co-founder, and CEO of Impetus Digital in Toronto, Canada, to talk about how they deliver virtual collaboration experiences for life sciences companies around the world to grow and prosper.
With a background in finance, co-founded a technology company based on the financial storytelling techniques currently used by 40,000 people in 96 countries around the world. Started with only 3 FTE to more than 40 FTE. (Alan Miltz)
In this episode, Troy had a chat with Alan Miltz, the Co-founder and Director of Cash Flow Story in Melbourne, Australia, to talk about how successful financial storytelling techniques helped business owners, managers, and financial advisors improve their profit, cash flow, and value.
A former physiotherapist and elite-level athlete, founded an environmental nonprofit organization in 1999, aged 32. From a $1,800 to $5 million budget garnered from donations, 20 FTEs & currently working with 750 large companies. (Nicole Rycroft)
In this episode, Troy had a chat with Nicole Rycroft, the Founder and the Executive Director of CanopyPlanet in Vancouver, Canada, to discuss how the organization protects the world's forests, species, and climate and help advance frontline community rights.
In 2008, left his job as an implementation consultant and started a small business, aged 27, a marketing technology consulting firm that focuses on the automation platform. With 30-40% annual growth & 25 FTE for over 13 years. (Mike Geller)
In this episode, Troy had a chat with Mike Geller, the co-founder and President of Tegrita based in Canada, to talk about how marketing automation and technology enables digital marketing strategy and supports growth-minded organizations.
Aged 32 in 2016, incorporated a digital marketing agency, started with 3 clients and years later had increased by 400%, now a multi-award winning marketing agency with 7 FTEs equivalent & from revenue growth 350% in 5 years. (Erica Hakonson)
In this episode, Troy had a chat with Erica Hakonson, the Principal and Founder of Maven Collective Marketing based in Vancouver, Canada, to talk about how they work with B2B software and services companies and how their clients’ brands connect to people.