Entrepreneurship

TMBS Ep79 – Mark Ferguson & Wil Valor

We’re back this week talking about everything to do with men’s grooming. Our first guest is Mark Ferguson, a basketball player turned tailor, running Wil Valor, a bespoke menswear business. Then secondly I meet Patrick Kidd, the head of men’s hair and skincare range Patricks, which sells in luxury department stores all around the world.…

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TMBS Ep78 – Dany Milham, Mitch Taylor & Sammi Hardwick

This week we have Dany Milham and Mitch Taylor, the founders of Koala mattresses in the studio to talk about their incredible growth since launching in 2015. And I was also joined by the delightful Sammi Hardwick, founder of Double Tap Agency, a new social media and digital marketing agency just getting off the ground.…

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TMBS Ep76 – Rebecca Klodinsky, Jack Perkins & Alex Peck

This week The Mentor is about bikinis and carparks! It was great to talk to Rebecca Klodinsky, the founder of Frankie Swimwear about her growth into a global business from zero background in fashion. I also talk about patience in business with Jack Perkins and Alex Peck from Parallel Parking, an app allowing people to…

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TMBS Ep74 – Bec Brown & Ezra Auperle

This week on The Mentor, Mark mixes it up, talking to two successful services businesses. Bec Brown from The Comms Department gives us some great insights about PR, managing communications and Donald Trump, and Ezra Auperle from SixtyFour Films talks us through the changing video production industry. Make sure you listen!

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TMBS Ep72 – Luke Mangan

It was a great pleasure to have chef and businessman Luke Mangan in the studio today! We talked about Luke’s journey from being an apprentice chef to owning 21 restaurants with more than 700 staff – including his new fast food venture, Chicken Confidential. Luke’s got an incredible story about sticking it out and finding…

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TMBS Ep71 – Libby Gardner & Luke Beeton

Today I had the pleasure of meeting two young business owners from very different fields. First up is a great chat with Libby Gardner, who runs The Platter Project, about the importance of growing at your own pace. Then I speak to Luke Beeton from Sailor Studio design agency about all the things that keep…

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TMBS Ep70 – Janeece Keller & Gabriel Sarajinsky

This week I’m talking all things travel! Our first guest is Janeece Keller, founder of Bound Round, a family travel app and website seeing destinations through the eyes of kids. And secondly, Gabriel Sarajinsky, founder of HomeHost, Australia’s first property management business for Airbnb. Great conversation about two exciting and growing businesses, make sure you…

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TMBS Ep68 – Chris Matthews & Kieran Harrison

This week we’re going natural! First up I talk to Chris Matthews and Kieran Harrison from Little Urchin, a natural sunscreen which was launched in 2016, and then we chat with Irene Falcone who founded natural skincare and beauty product store Nourished Life in 2012. Some really great insights from two excellent growing businesses –…

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TMBS Ep67 – Kate Kendall & Ben Lucas

Outstanding episode today, breaking down the challenges and opportunities in different parts of the fitness industry. We meet Kate Kendall and Ben Lucas from Flow Athletic and spoke about their business model and how they balance each other’s strengths and weaknesses. And we talk to Troy Henson from SES Taekwondo about expanding his passion into…

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