Mentoring

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 Ep77 – Danny May & Kate Morris

Today we’re getting into the nuts and bolts of business partnerships. First up is Kate Morris, founder of online retailer Adore Beauty, which partnered with Woolworths for two years before buying back their share. Then we talk to Danny May, whose real-time translation earpiece and app Lingmo has recently partnered with IBM. There’s lots in…

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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 Ep75 – Brendan Green & Barbara Turley

The founders of two different out-sourcing businesses are on the show this week! It was a pleasure to have Brendan Green from Hire A Hubby to talk about the rise of the ‘handyman’ over the last 20 years, and we talked virtual assistants and business strategies with Barbara Turley from Virtual Angel Hub. Lots of…

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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 Ep69 – Pete Neill & Selena Mazuran

This week we talk to two businesses at opposite ends of the education spectrum. First up is Pete Neill from Code Camp, which runs workshops teaching primary school kids how to make their own iPhone apps. And second is Selena Mazuran, founder of FBI Fashion College teaching the ins and outs of the fashion business.…

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TMBS Ep46 – David Vitek

Marketplace models can attract big valuations, but still need careful thought before jumping in. David Vitek, co-founder and CEO of Hipages, knows all too well the challenges of being an intermediary and shares insights on how to build value for both your customers and investors.

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TMBS Ep37 – Luke Anderson

It started with Bitcoin, now even the big banks are adopting block chain technology. Luke Anderson joins the panel to simply break down what it is and the possible impact on our future. Download this episode here

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