Podcast

21 – Will 2021 be the Year of Opportunity?

April 20, 2022

We are hearing from business owners about opportunities that now exist. Many are planning on how they will capitalise on these opportunities. “Creating opportunity is about more than just thriving in an unstable, sometimes scary world. It’s about becoming the best version of yourself, and creating the life where you have all the opportunities you […]

20 – Reducing Risk from Business Interruptions Using Insurance

April 20, 2022

It’s important to have contingency plans as part of your risk management strategy. What plans do you have in place, right now, to deal with scenarios where your business isn’t able to function for a period of time? From there, it is then essential to think about how your insurance can help you make these […]

19 – Why Your Personal Goals are Important for Your Business

April 20, 2022

Personal Goals play a valuable part in defining your business goals and the specific actions you need to take. A major cause of stress and anxiety for business owners is the failure of their business to enable their personal goals to be met. In this episode we explore why personal goals are very important in […]

18 – Why Your Business Needs to Have a Plan

April 20, 2022

What’s the point of a business plan?  My business is already up and running. Are business plans and goals the same thing? What do you need to include in your business plan? Are there any tools to help me create a business plan? Paul Sweeney, from Pretium Solutions (Chartered Accountant & Business Advisory) discusses why […]

17 – Discover Better Ways to Fund Your Business

April 20, 2022

What kind of funding does your business need? What do you need to do before you seek funding? What are the steps involved in preparing and submitting your finance application? Are there alternatives to borrowing? Jason Smith, from Capital Plus Finance, discusses these issues and more. Your finance needs to be part of your overall […]

16 – Understanding Business Insurances and Why It’s Risky Not to Use a Broker

April 20, 2022

You may be an expert in your business – but do you know much about protecting your business? How about risk management? Most business owners don’t know very much about insurance and they don’t understand exactly  what insurances they will need. Dave Ferris, from DavelCorp Insurance Brokers, discusses why it’s so important for business owners […]

15 – Moving Your Business IT to a Cloud Environment

April 20, 2022

Cloud solutions aren’t just for large businesses. Small businesses can also benefit from using tools that are cloud-based. Having data in the cloud allows users to access information quickly, which enables small businesses to make decisions and react to change effectively. Luke Iacovelli, from UNITECH Solutions, discusses the importance of having your business IT in […]

14 – How Your Business Can Use Business Loans

April 20, 2022

Sandra Zalud, from Liberty Network Services, discusses the ways that businesses can use business loans. While funding is always an issue when starting a business, a business loan isn’t available until a business has been trading profitably for 2 or more years. There are many other ways that a business loan can be used. For […]

13 – How to Make Sales in the New Business Environment

April 20, 2022

Our guest speaker, Harry Nathoo from Keystone Business Advisory, explores the topic of making great sales in difficult, changing times. Some key areas include: developing an overall strategy for marketing and sales targeting your sales efforts to make the most out of the marketing budgets of small businesses the importance of training sales staff No […]

12 – How Scaling Your Business Reduces Your Risk

April 20, 2022

When we start a business,  we do so because  we want freedom. Then we become slaves to that business, and unless we grow by using scale to grow our business, we are not going to enjoy the freedom we want. Jim Mills, Financial Advisor with Merit Planning Hills, discusses this dilemma that faces most business owners. If […]

11 – Keeping Yourself Motivated as an Entrepreneur

April 20, 2022

It can be easy to stay motivated when your business is going well – but what about when things are hard? What do you do to keep yourself on track and maintain that passion for your business? Raj Nathoo, from Keystone Business Advisory, suggests we need to do two things. Firstly, he suggests we need […]

10 – Signs You Need to Monitor to Avoid Financial Distress

April 20, 2022

There are some very common tell-tale signs of when a business is under financial distress and heading for trouble. As a business owner there are some key aspects to running your business that you must proactively manage. Bruce Gleeson from Jones Partners explains why managing cash flow and your compliance obligations are fundamental in avoiding […]

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