69 – Meet Airwallex – Australia’s Fastest Growing Fintech Unicorn

April 20, 2022

Is your business losing profits to expensive and unnecessary FX conversions? These costs are often ‘hidden’ but can go up to 5% each time you bring money back, or pay global expenses. In this episode we talk to Henry Broad from Airwallex who have developed a solution to this problem. Essentially, Airwallex provide a cheaper […]

68 – 10 More Ideas to Kick-Start Your Business in 2022

April 20, 2022

We hope you got some inspiration from last week’s ‘kick-start your business’ podcast. We have another dose ready for you this week on The Business Behind Your Business. While we have all been experiencing many challenges over the past couple of years, we want to see businesses flourishing, despite the bumpy road. That is why we […]

67 – 10 Actions to Kick-Start Your Business in 2022

April 20, 2022

Have you been reflecting on your business over the holidays? Maybe you have found some things that aren’t working well, things that you want to do differently. Or perhaps you aren’t even sure where to start. Don’t worry, we have some inspiration to help you kick-start your business this year. Paul Sweeney shares some of […]

66 – Managing Change in Your Business

April 20, 2022

Raj Nathoo from Keystone Active Learning explores how your business can manage change in this constantly evolving business environment. It all starts with your personal mindset. Raj discusses why it’s important to reduce negative thoughts and stop punishing or blaming yourself for circumstances beyond your control. You need to accept change as being inevitable – […]

65 – Document Your Policies and Systems So Your Business Can Grow

April 20, 2022

Why is documenting your business systems important? Mitch Kenny from Maus Software explores the benefits around having your business processes documented. Some of the benefits include:  Less reliance on a single business owner/manager  Opportunities for scale and growth  Improved overall efficiency Mitch discusses barriers that often prevent business owners from documenting their systems. The myths […]

64 – Using Technology to Make Your Business More Profitable

April 20, 2022

Technology is wonderful for business, make no mistake. It helps you deliver a more efficient, consistent and effective outcome. For instance, using technology to improve efficiency with compliance and administrative activities gives you more time and resources to apply to value-producing activities like marketing and sales. But we can also fall into the trap of […]

63 – How the Economic Environment Will affect Your Business

April 20, 2022

How will your business be affected by the events happening in the domestic and global economies? What can you do to prepare your business to take advantage of the opportunities and minimize risk from adverse conditions? Jim Mills from Merit Planning Hills talks about what is happening in the markets and in the economy and […]

62 – Director Identification Numbers

April 20, 2022

The introduction of director ID will create a fairer business environment by helping prevent the use of false and fraudulent director identities. This will go a long way to better identifying and eliminating director involvement in unlawful activity. Shareholders, employees, creditors, consumers, external administrators and regulators are entitled to know the names and certain details […]

61 – Skills You Need for the Future of Work

April 20, 2022

Part 2 of our Future of Work series with Harry Nathoo from Keystone Active Learning. What skills will you need to successfully navigate the future of work? The future of work is characterised by rapid and large-scale changes that will affect all industries, in how work gets done over the next decade. This will be […]

60 – The Great Resignation Race

April 20, 2022

This week, we’re excited to have Paul Cripps (PK People Solutions) back to shed some light on The Great Resignation Race that we’ve been hearing about in the media – and how it will impact Australia. Some reports indicate that between 25% and 40% of people are considering moving on in their jobs. Find out […]

59 – What Does the Future of Work Look Like?

April 20, 2022

Harry Nathoo from Keystone Active Learning talks about the future of work. The future of work is characterised by rapid and large-scale changes that will affect all industries, in how work gets done over the next decade. This will be influenced by technological, generational, and social shifts. For example, the growing adoption of artificial intelligence […]

58 – How to Respond to Customer Hostility

April 20, 2022

As businesses begin opening up, there is the added responsibility of enforcing the government’s mandate on restricted access to the unvaccinated. Some important questions need to be asked: Are you confident about dealing with potentially aggressive confrontations at work? What training do you or your staff have in handling conflict? What are the benefits and […]

136 – Unlocking Opportunities: Navigating Business in Uncertain Times

There’s so much uncertainty in the world and it can feel hard to confidently lead your small business when the path ahead is unclear. Today we’re joined by Jim Mills, the managing director of Merit Planning Hills, to look at some strategies to help guide businesses during difficult times. Jim looks at some of the […]

137 – Adapt or Vanish: Navigating Business Disruption in the Age of AI

What should business owners do when new technology threatens to derail their business? Close down or find a new path? This was the dilemma experienced by professional copywriter Leanne Shelton (Write Time Marketing). With the avalanche of artificial intelligence taking over much of content creation, Leanne made the challenging decision to pivot her business and […]

138 – Are You Paying Too Much Tax? Unlock The Power of End-of-Year Tax Planning

Do you feel confused about what you should be doing for your business at the end of the financial year? Do you feel pressure to buy, buy, buy with the EOFY sales? Or do any of these concerns  around business taxes sound familiar? Scrambling to find the cash to make your tax payments Withholding spending […]

139 – Mastering Business Storytelling with Video Marketing

In this episode of “The Business Behind Your Business” podcast, host Paul Sweeney interviews Dave Power, the founder of Power Creative, to explore the transformative power of video storytelling for business owners. With over 25 years of experience, Dave shares his insights on how to effectively use video to promote and grow your business by […]

Preparing for End of Financial Year EOFY

Podcast highlights to help you prepare for the end of the financial year At The Business Behind Your Business, we try to cover topics that matter most to you as business owners. A common question we hear as accountants is, ‘What do I need to be doing for my business at the end of the […]

140 – Stay on Top of Your Numbers: Expert Tips for Small Business Owners

In this episode of “The Business Behind Your Business,” we discuss the critical importance of understanding your financial figures as the year comes to a close. With tax season approaching, maximising your returns and profits is crucial, but many business owners often overlook the need to stay on top of their financial data. We highlight […]

141 – The Great Wealth Transfer

In this episode of “The Business Behind Your Business,” host Paul Sweeney discusses the concept of “The Great Wealth Transfer” with his guest, Inbam Devadason, a seasoned financial advisor with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Paul and Inbam look at the significant demographic shift in business ownership in Australia, where […]

142 – Breaking Barriers: Overcoming Common Business Growth Excuses

  In this episode of “The Business Behind Your Business,” host Paul Sweeney dives into the common excuses that hold business owners back from achieving profitable growth. What is stopping your business from achieving “Better Business Profits than 70% of Your Competition”? Paul explores actionable strategies to overcome these barriers. Discover how to move beyond […]

Make 2025 Your Business Best Year Ever

Make 2025 Your Best Business Year Ever: Top Tips for Business Growth, Profit, and Cash Flow from Our Podcasts Are you ready to make 2025 the best year for your business? We’ve got you covered! In this blog, we’ve gathered the best advice from our top podcasts to help you take your business to the […]

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