Category Archives: So You Want to Start a Business Podcast Interviews

Co-founder of WebinarNinja and The $100 MBA with Omar Zenhom. Nicole is also the producer of the iTunes Best of 2014 Podcast The $100 MBA Show – which is now in their 900s episodes. Nicole joins us in this episode telling their business startup journey. To listen to my conversation with Nicole Baldinu: You can listen right here on the Healthy Numbers website  click here You can listen to the full interview on iTunes click here. You can listen to the full interview on Stitcher click here. You can read the full transcript here: Ingrid:                     Hello and good morning. Here we are
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Jenna Zaffino is an expert Pilates teacher with over 15 years of experience in movement education.  Drawing from her background of professional dance, comprehensive Pilates trainings, movement studies and professional speaking, Jenna offers an experience that celebrates each individual while challenging them to expand the perceptions of what’s possible in the studio and beyond. Jenna has served as Senior Faculty for Fletcher Pilates® International, presents Arcus Education for McEntire Pilates® and also hosts a series of her own online teacher development courses. Her latest project is Pilates Unfiltered!, the industry’s newest, community-building podcast. Find out more about Jenna’s adventures in
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Nicole Eckels, founder of Glasshouse Fragrances – one of Australia’s leading fragrance empires for the past ten years. I met Nicole recently when she was presenting at an event I attended. Her story is inspiring. Nicole Eckels moved to Australia in 2005 from New York, craving a sea change and new lifestyle for herself and her son. Searching Sydney Nicole was on the mission to find a new candle to replace a beloved candle she had previously purchased in New York City . She walked into David Jones – a high end department store with a reputation for the finer
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Following an extensive career in public sector health agencies, Jacq Hackett made the move from employment to solo consultant in 2000 and has never looked back. Based in New South Wales, Australia, she has an extensive portfolio of consultancy projects under her belt, working across multiple agencies, services and program areas. Jacq is now on a mission to equip start-up solo consultants in the government and community services sector to build a thriving business. You can find out more about Jacq and her online course click here. David Siteman Garland website about how to create online courses click here You can
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This is another in my white paper audio series where I introduce you to a business and it’s Founder. I’m super keen one day for Melanie Perkins the Founder and CEO of Canva to be a guest on this show – she is super busy, maybe one day she’ll be with us – meanwhile here is her story … You can listen to the full interview on iTunes click here. You can listen to the full interview on Stitcher click here. The full transcript is here: Melanie Perkins, Cliff Obrecht and Cameron Adams launched Canva in 2013. Starting from her mum’s living
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Katherine Maslen is a naturopath, nutritionist, author and ambassador for amazing health.  After completing 2 bachelor degrees in health science, she has been helping people be achieve good health for over 9 years. Seven years ago she founded Brisbane Natural Health – a wellness center where she works with her team to help overcome her clients health issues. After seeing clients for 5 days a week Katherine decided it was time to send her message a little further, so she decided to write Get Well, Stay Well.  She also been sought after by the media, and has been featured on
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This is another in the series of my talking about a business and the founder. I’m keen one day for Kate Morris of Adore Beauty to be a guest on this show – meanwhile here is my version of her story … You can listen  on iTunes click here. You can listen  on Stitcher click here. You can listen right here on the Healthy Numbers website click here Or read my version of Kate’s business startup story here: How would you feel if you opened a cosmetic package you had ordered on line and inside the products were beautifully wrapped
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Kimberley Chan devoted over a decade to a career as a senior lawyer in international corporate organisations – which meant long, hard hours, high pressure and no room for failure. Whilst she had a solid, well-paying job, lived in a beautiful house in a gorgeous part of Sydney and was surrounded by a loving family and friends, she felt drained of life and by life. She was spent. After completing a major corporate restructure that took almost a year to complete, Kimberley felt absolutely depleted, leading her GP to send her off for the usual myriad of blood tests. When the
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One of the definitions of entrepreneur that I recently heard and really like is: “Where once there was nothing, there now is some thing. The entrepreneur is the person who makes some thing where previously there was nothing” This episode is all about entrepreneurship by this definition. Nik Mirkovic and Alex Tomic were just 2 blokes in south east Queensland. They looked for an idea for a business and they grew it into a $40million + business n just 3 years. Where there was nothing …. and now there is Hi Smiles! Theirs is a terrific story. One day it
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Dr Sonia is a dental practitioner with 12 years of experience, business owner, learner entrepreneur and a pilot in training for her recreational license. She is a well-known personality in women dental forums in Australia and NZ. Her Mantra in life is “Do it”. You can always do it better and faster so do not wait, take the risk, take the plunge. “Be scared, be nervous, be excited, be positive” Her first taste of business was co owing a dental practice at the age of 24. Just 3.5 years ago she bought a nearly closed business and has built it up
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