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So You Want to Start a Business with Ingrid Thompson

Business has become overcomplicated. I aim to simplify it. In this podcast, I lead thoughtful and fun discussions with business owners, entrepreneurs and leaders who think big and who take action to create their own business success. As we celebrate their stories and learn the lessons from their lives this podcast offers business wisdom with tangible, tactical tools and tips. We debunk some of the common business myths supporting you to build and grow your own business. I’m your host Ingrid Thompson – renowned business educator & mentor with more than 30 years’ experience and author of the book So You want to Start a Business. This podcast is here to inspire, empower and transform the way we build a business. This is a lively and thought provoking podcast - and fun too. When we pursue business and entrepreneurship based on core values and deepest integrity, and at the same time build a financially successful business – we live richer, fuller lives. Find out more about Ingrid Thompson https://www.healthynumbers.com.au/podcasts/ Follow me on linkedin.com/in/ingridthompson https://www.facebook.com/GrowingBusinessesHealthier/ and https://www.instagram.com/healthynumbers.com.au/ Find Ingrid’s internationally published book So You Want to Start a Business https://www.healthynumbers.com.au/about-the-book/ Conversations on this long running podcast include EOF podcast host John Lee Dumas, Founder of Happy Skin Co Dylan Mullan, Founder of Tribe Kayla Houlihan, Nicole Baldinu co-Founder of $100 MBA, Pilates Goddess Jenna Zaffino, Entrepreneur Kelly Roach, Australian artist and entrepreneur Valerie Khoo and so many more I hope you enjoy listening Just so you know, I read chapters of the book in episodes of the podcast, check out the book reading episodes between episodes 70 and 90
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Now displaying: May, 2015
May 26, 2015

Our interview today is with John Studdert, the Managing Director and Founder of  80/20 Advisors – a business name inspired by Pareto's famous 80/20 Rule.

80/20 Advisors is a Business Advisory Firm specialising in helping the founders of B2B service & start up technology companies.  

Many are building their first or second business and are experiencing the growing pains associated with the transition from being technically strong, to the additional management, leadership and entrepreneurial responsibilities required as they move from employee, to self employed, to business owner.

This journey is one John is passionate about having founded and built an award winning, highly profitable consultancy that grew to have an international footprint. And also having run Australia's largest and most awarded Public Relations firm, Ogilvy PR as CEO and then Chairman.

In addition to advising business owners John is also an investor in a number of technology start ups and service firms. 

And in the interests of promoting education in entrepreneurship in Australia John is on the Advisory Board of the not-for-profit organisation - Start Up Australia.

 

This episode is brought to you by my book "So You Want to Start a Business; the 7 steps to create, start and grow your own business"

This is the only advertising on this podcast!

My guess is that you are here because you are curious about what it might be like to start a business?

Perhaps you’ve been wondering if you have what it takes? If your idea will work or even how much it actually costs to build a successful business?

Perhaps you've been in business for a few months or a year or 2 and things aren't going quite the way you thought they might?

I’ve written a book that can answer pretty much all your questions “So You Want to Start a Business” and you can download the first 20 pages at www.thestartupsteps.com

My 15 years of experience working with start up and small businesses are condensed into this book.

It’s your step by step guide to launch your business smarter and faster and I’m so excited to be sharing it with you and can’t wait to hear about your progress.

Are you ready to grab your excerpt? Click here http://www.thestartupsteps.com

Are you ready to buy the book? Head over to Amazon

Happy reading!

May 12, 2015

Valerie Khoo is a journalist, author and keynote speaker. She founded the Australian Writers’ Centre in 2005. It has since become the leading writers’ centre in the country with a community of more than 30,000 people. Valerie still loves teaching and mentoring students and is often asked to deliver  presentations at conferences about writing, publishing, entrepreneurship and social media. When she is not writing, you’ll find her Tweeting, Facebooking and Instagramming. Along with Allison Tait, Valerie co-hosts the popular top-rating podcast “So you want to be a writer“.

She blogs at valeriekhoo.com

Twitter: @valeriekhoo

 

This episode is brought to you by my book "So You Want to Start a Business; the 7 steps to create, start and grow your own business"

This is the only advertising on this podcast!

My guess is that you are here because you are curious about what it might be like to start a business?

Perhaps you’ve been wondering if you have what it takes? If your idea will work or even how much it actually costs to build a successful business?

Perhaps you've been in business for a few months or a year or 2 and things aren't going quite the way you thought they might?

I’ve written a book that can answer pretty much all your questions “So You Want to Start a Business” and you can download the first 20 pages at www.thestartupsteps.com

My 15 years of experience working with start up and small businesses are condensed into this book.

It’s your step by step guide to launch your business smarter and faster and I’m so excited to be sharing it with you and can’t wait to hear about your progress.

Are you ready to grab your excerpt? Click here http://www.thestartupsteps.com

Are you ready to buy the book? Head over to Amazon

Happy reading!

 

 

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