Most people are so caught in the daily tasks of their business that they overlook their exit strategy Read more.
The Small Business Party’s Angela Vithoulkas talks about her experience running in politics for the first time. Read more.
Hear from the founder of the Small Business political party, talking about why she wants to give small business owners a voice in government. Read more.
Craig West, Mentored CEO and founder of Succession Plus, talks about the things to think about when exiting a business. Read more.
The not-for-profit body acts as the anchor for more than 300,000 small and medium businesses in Australia. Read more.
Norm Black from TripaDeal says it’s important to be strategic about the opportunities you take Read more.
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Read the latest from Mark Bouris's column in the Sunday Telegraph. Read more.
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Mark Bouris explains why it’s critical for every business owner to have a mentor Read more.
Without a strategic succession plan, the value in your business may well retire when you do. Read more.
Emma Bannister and Mark Bouris discuss the finer points of pitching and presentations Read more.
Emma Bannister from Presentation Studio says it’s essential to engage with your audience. Read more.
Hear from Presentation Studio’s founder Emma Bannister on how her business got started. Read more.
Read the latest column from Mark Bouris in the Daily Telegraph, addressing food, energy and borders Read more.
Yasmin Border from The Soak Life joined The Mentor podcast to discuss taking her bath salts brand to the next level Read more.
Yasmin Border joins The Mentor with Mark Bouris to talk about expanding her bath salts business. Read more.
Yasmin Border from The Soak Life talks on The Mentor podcast about building her brand using Instagram influencers. Read more.
"There was a big grieving process." Read more.
Emma Isaacs talks about the pace of business in the United States, including the “win at all costs” mentality. Read more.
The decision for Emma Isaacs to pivot her dream of taking Business Chicks to the USA was a difficult one. Read more.
The Business Chicks global CEO reminisces about being rejected for a home loan from Mark’s Wizard Home Loans at age 19. Read more.
Hear Mark Bouris' thoughts on Namaste Technologies, the world's largest cannabis e-commerce platform. Read more.
Hear from Namaste Technologies’ founder, Sean Dollinger, on the way their business operates their ecommerce platform without owning the product. Read more.
Meet the Namaste Technologies founder, Sean Dollinger, who is in Australia joining Mark on The Mentor podcast. Read more.
Mark Bouris' column in the Sunday Telegraph, republished here at Mentored Read more.
Mark Bouris talks with Edwina Sharrock on how to improve her pitch for her business, Birth Beat. Read more.
Hear from Edwina Sharrock talking about she modifies her Birth Beat programs based on the demands and feedback from her users. Read more.
Mark Bouris joined Real Estate Talk to discuss The Mentor and Mentored, as well as identify the one common mistake he sees across many Australian small businesses. Read more.
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Mark Bouris' column in the Sunday Telegraph, republished here at Mentored Read more.
Sarah Wall talks about the lessons she learned starting up her business, NETFIT Netball. Read more.
Mark Bouris gives advice on managing contractors to Sarah Wall and Kim Green, the co-founders of NETFIT Netball. Read more.
Sarah Wall tells the story about how she asked her teammate and former Australian vice-captain Kim Green to be part of her business, NETFIT Netball. Read more.
And why it's so important to publicly praise your staff for good work. Read more.
How to navigate the 'levers' of business: sales, direct costs and overheads. Read more.
Pip Edwards talks about the launch of P.E Nation to get the brand off the ground Read more.
The P.E Nation founder talks about using Instagram to build and set her brand values Read more.
Hear from Pip Edwards about the work that went into building her successful business, P.E Nation Read more.
P.E Nation founder Pip Edwards talks about building a business on the foundation of a great name Read more.
Andrew Blachut, the founder of real estate disruptor PropertyNow joins Mark Bouris on the podcast to talk about selling houses privately. Read more.
When you start a business, there are lots of costs that can add-up. Here's how to be prepared for success. Read more.
Chef Pete Evans talks with Mark Bouris about helping people be their best selves. Read more.
Pete Evans joins Mark Bouris to talk about taking risks in business Read more.
Mark Bouris sits down with Jaye Edwards to talk about building team culture. Read more.
The chef, author and TV presenter says it’s important that people in business look after themselves. Read more.
Hear Mark on Ben Dobbin’s radio show, Rural Queensland Today Read more.
Find out how you can earn positive reviews of your business online. Read more.
Why working towards a clear set of goals works for the founder of Eleven Australia Read more.
See how QuickBooks Online has made time management a lot easier for Nikki and her dance and cheer studio, Cheerforce. Read more.
Colin Fassnidge sits down with Mark Bouris to talk about how to treat customers Read more.
Mark Bouris talks to Monique and Dannielle about their biggest strengths and challenges as a business. Read more.
Hear from My Kitchen Rules chef Colin Fassnidge about the importance of the food business getting menus right. Read more.
Dannielle Michaels and Monique Filer from B.Box talk about leveraging your product into a business Read more.
Monique Filer and Dannielle Michaels talk with Mark Bouris about how their business of B.Box came about. Read more.
Colin Fassnidge and Mark Bouris talk about balancing your love for your job and treating it as a business. Read more.
The founders of B.Box talk about how they protect their IP with trademarks Read more.
Colin Fassnidge talks about how to minimise food waste in the restaurant industry Read more.
Monique and Dannielle from B.Box talk about how they’ve navigated running a business as friends Read more.
Chef Colin Fassnidge talks about how hard it is to make money in the food industry. Read more.
See how QuickBooks has helped Sanjay, the owner of Swami's Yoga Retreat. Read more.
How to take advantage of affordable, easy-to-use online tools to manage your business finances Read more.
After filming for The Mentor, Eva's store was ram-raided and robbed, and she found herself underinsured. Read more.
Bianca from QuickBooks talks about how to stay on-track by setting goals for your business Read more.
Sarah-Jane Clarke on why it’s so important to have well-trained staff for your retail business Read more.
Bianca Bowron-Cuthill from Intuit QuickBooks talks about why it’s important to find an accountant you can work with. Read more.
Sarah-Jane Clarke gives her suggestions on how to create the best customer experience in fashion retail Read more.
Bianca from QuickBooks explains why every business owner needs to be across their financials. Read more.
Fashion expert Sarah-Jane Clarke talks about her key tips for improving your merchandising Read more.
Bianca Bowron-Cuthill from Intuit QuickBooks gives her advice to Eva about her business systems Read more.
See how QuickBooks helped KOI keep track of stock, send invoices and monitor sales while they make award-winning desserts. Read more.
Mark Bouris and Jaye Edwards discuss The Mentor episode - Anjeos Hair Read more.
Joey Scandizzo talks to Mark Bouris about his process for developing his hair care products Read more.
Jaye Edwards talks about his recruitment strategies to make sure he has the best staff. Read more.
The hair care expert gives his one piece of business advice Read more.
Hear from successful salon owner Jaye Edwards on how he uses social media Read more.
Mark Bouris sits down with Joey Scandizzo to keep your staff working according to your brand values. Read more.
Jaye Edwards and Mark Bouris talk about the challenge of recruiting and retaining quality staff Read more.
Joey Scandizzo from Eleven Australia gives advice on making a range of products Read more.
Jaye Edwards talks about his approach to staff at Edwards and Co. Read more.
Joey sits down with Mark Bouris to talk about his background into the hairdressing industry. Read more.
See how QuickBooks Online has helped Sally and Jo at No Grainer streamline their business. Read more.
How Peter at Wayward Brewery keeps his business financials on track, by using QuickBooks Online. Read more.
Jules and Mark Bouris talk about how every business needs to tell their story to keep people coming back Read more.
Mark and Jules talk about building and pivoting the Tribe brand Read more.
Mark Bouris and Jules Lund talk about Little Michael’s Pizzeria Read more.
Mark sits down with Jules Lund on the set of The Mentor to talk about the Tribe story Read more.
Johnny Di Francesco talks about working in a high-pressure environment, like a kitchen Read more.
Jules Lund explains the steps about how to start with influencers Read more.
Johnny Di Francesco talks about the struggle of spending time in the kitchen and running a business Read more.
Jules gives advice to Michael about branding his Melbourne pizza restaurant Read more.
Johnny Di Francesco talks about becoming World Champion pizza maker Read more.
See why Tribe founder Jules Lund thinks influencer marketing is accessible for small businesses Read more.
Restauranteur Johnny Di Francesco talks about the four business principles that he recommends for any small business. Read more.
Jules Lund talks about his influencer marketing platform, Tribe Read more.
See the business advice from pizza maker and restauranteur, Johnny Di Francesco Read more.
Influencer marketing founder Jules Lund talks about why social media is critical for small business Read more.
Nicolette Maury from Intuit QuickBooks answers three frequently asked questions about cashflow, accounting and managing finances for a small business or contractor. Read more.
The Sonoma founder says his piece of advice is to hire slowly and fire quickly. Read more.
Hear from Andrew Connole with Mark Bouris about how Sonoma bread ended up in Sydney’s biggest restaurants. Read more.
Andrew Connole from Sonoma talks about creating advocates out of your customers Read more.
Mark Bouris asks Andrew Connole from Sonoma how he managed to be successful Read more.
Andrew Connole talks about how to put systems in place in your business to ensure sustained quality outcomes. Read more.
Andrew Connole from Sonoma talks about creating incredible bread Read more.
Mark Bouris sits down with Andrew Connole to talk about the beginnings of Sonoma bakery. Read more.
See Mark's thoughts on the Federal Budget tax relief. Read more.
See how Kim managed to get her time and her life back, with QuickBooks Online accounting software. Read more.
Mark Bouris sits down with Brian and Lisa McGuigan on the set of The Mentor, and talks about the importance of taking risks in business Read more.
Mark Bouris talks about getting fired from his dad’s factory as a teenager, and what he learned from it. Read more.
Brian and Lisa McGuigan talk about how to deal with constant change when it comes to dealing with products, customers and the market. Read more.
Lisa McGuigan talks about how to strike a balance when working in a large, publicly listed company that’s also a family business. Read more.
Brian and Lisa McGuigan give advice on how to stay in tune with your customers’ demands and not lose touch with what they really want Read more.
Why taking the plunge and starting a business idea can work out for the best. Read more.
The Roses Only Chairman talks about why they go to so much effort to nail their flower packaging. Read more.
Jack Singleton talks about using technology and logistics systems to your business’ advantage. Read more.
Mark and Jack talk about the art of packaging - boxes, ribbons, cards, and branding Read more.
Mark and Jack look at the way Roses Only deals with data, and how it keeps its customers satisfied and coming back Read more.
Mark and Jack sit down on set of The Mentor to talk about building one of Jack’s businesses, Roses Only. Read more.
Mark Bouris talks about how important social media is for businesses - and how anyone can do it. Read more.
For Mark Bouris, Kim needs to expand her digital footprint to keep connecting with her customers online. Read more.
Hear Mark’s thoughts on why using your customers’ data in a smart way is the best form of marketing there is. Read more.
Mark Bouris talks about the common trap for small business owners - spending too much time working in the business, and not working on the business. Read more.
Nicolette Maury from QuickBooks talks through the important steps to managing your business's finances. Read more.
Mark and Dee talk about how small businesses can be viewed more seriously in the eyes of governments. Read more.
Mark Bouris sits down with branding and advertising expert Dee Madigan on the set of The Mentor to talk about the promotional videos from Ubiquitous Realty. Read more.
Branding and advertising expert Dee Madigan sits down with Mark Bouris on set of The Mentor, looking at the first episode’s family business, Ubiquitous Realty. Read more.
Mark Bouris asked Matt Lancashire about how he holds himself and his staff accountable in his Ray White franchises, and how it’s helped his business grow. Read more.
Mark Bouris and Matt Lancashire take a look at Ubiquitous Realty’s marketing strategy - including their infamous videos. Read more.
Ray White’s Matt Lancashire and Mark Bouris talk about the crucial point where Matt realised he needed to knuckle down and put in the hard work. Read more.
Mark Bouris and Ray White franchisor Matt Lancashire talk about competition within the real estate industry. Read more.
Dee talks about how to differentiate your brand and explain your business. Read more.
Ignore what your competitors are doing - figure out what YOU are. Read more.
Dee Madigan gives direct advice on how to establish your business' brand and values. Read more.
Brand and advertising guru Dee Madigan talks about what you need to remember when choosing the name for your business Read more.
Mark discusses the role of partners in a business, and how bringing partners into the fold make a business greater than the sum of its parts. Read more.
Family businesses are a huge part of the small business sector - here's how to make them work. Read more.
Mark discusses the importance of thinking about your business exit strategy right from the beginning Read more.
A Mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of youBob Proctor