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Mark Bouris speaks to business owners and entrepreneurs, finding out what makes them tick and their plans for growth. Some business owners are on the way up and enjoying new success, others are at a turning point. Mark digs into their stories and finds out why they set out to create their own path, their challenges and where they go from here. Based on his own personal experiences and learnings, he also passes on his own guidance on how to take their business to the next level.

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Mark Bouris speaks to business owners and entrepreneurs, finding out what makes them tick and their plans for growth. Some business owners are on the way up and enjoying new success, others are at a turning point. Mark digs into their stories and finds out why they set out to create their own path, their challenges and where they go from here. Based on his own personal experiences and learnings, he also passes on his own guidance on how to take their business to the next level.

    The Daily Aus: Building a brand universe from a passionate following

    The Daily Aus: Building a brand universe from a passionate following

    'If we're not innovating, and we're not trying out something different, then what's the point?' 

    The Daily Aus is Australia's leading social media-first news publisher, and it's quickly becoming the most trusted news publisher amongst young people, and traditional media is taking note.  

    Co-founder Sam sam Koslowski joins Mark Bouris to discuss how the publisher continues to reset the thinking of traditional media, why the assumptions of young adults are usually wrong and how TDA is changing that. 

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    • 59 min
    FELLR: Examining foreign markets & break through your local market

    FELLR: Examining foreign markets & break through your local market

    The rise of mindful drinking has taken hold internationally and now Australia is riding the wave with new products such as hard seltzer –alcoholic sparkling.

    In the space of less than two years, the category has exploded into the Australian retail landscape.

    Andy Skora and Will Morgan launched independently-owned, FELLR in 2020 and anticipate 500% growth in next FY2022.

    They saw that the pre-mix category was moving towards lower-calorie and light/fresh trends and created an Australian brand. 

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    • 55 min
    In My Patch: Beginners guide to turning a side hustle into a flourishing business

    In My Patch: Beginners guide to turning a side hustle into a flourishing business

    As more people rely on ready-made meals, growing your own food is quickly becoming a dying skill. 

    Sarah Rani picked up a hobby out of necessity after pushing herself to complete burnout from her job in community service.

    In My Patch went from side hustle to full-time business as her digital community began to grow. 

    It’s a digital platform for beginners or the “garden morons club” as she affectionately calls them. 

    Mark shares how Sarah can take In My Patch to the next level by finding ways to scale the business including leveraging debt, putting energy behind human capital and focusing on the right product. 

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    • 42 min
    Bonus: Encouraging businesses to speak up about their mental health

    Bonus: Encouraging businesses to speak up about their mental health

    David Coleman MP is the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.

    Head to health offers multiple ways of searching for digital mental health resources.

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    If you or you or someone you know needs help, please reach out. 
    StandBy — Support After Suicide on 1300 727 247
    Lifeline on 13 11 14
    Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800
    MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978
    Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467
    Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636
    Headspace on 1800 650 890

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    • 22 min
    Spaceship: Rise of the young investor & understanding changing customer behaviour

    Spaceship: Rise of the young investor & understanding changing customer behaviour

    The rise of the passive investor has taken off, particularly amongst young millennials and gen-z who recently found it difficult to enter the stock market. 

    At least here in Australia, the surge of younger investors into the market has been driven in part by Spaceship and other new entrants offering low fees.  

    Andrew Moore is the CEO of Spaceship and has overseen the growth of over 200,000 young Aussie investors. 

    Mark and Andrew discuss how to connect and empower your target customer, dismantle traditional barriers to entry and educate customers to set them up for success.

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    All information in this podcast is for education and entertainment purposes only and does not consider your personal objectives, financial situation or needs. 

    Do not take financial advice from a podcast.  

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Tiny Stays: Taking risks is less energy with higher reward

    Tiny Stays: Taking risks is less energy with higher reward

    Aimee Stanton lives a stark difference from how she once lived as an adolescent to how she approaches her business life as the co-founder of Tiny Stays today. 

    Aimee and her brother Ben Stanton decided to launch a tiny home business to help people get off-grid and take a break from their busy lifestyle and go back to nature for a few days. 

    Tiny Stays found scalability in scaling down.  

    Aimee and Mark discuss how she managed to turn her life around from feeling completely directionless to taking risks every day and pursuing equilibrium.

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    • 47 min

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