The Mentor with Mark Bouris

Mark Bouris speaks to business owners and entrepreneurs, finding out what makes them tick and their plans for growth. Some business owners are on the way up and enjoying new success, others are at a turning point. Mark digs into their stories and finds out why they set out to create their own path, their challenges and where they go from here. Based on his own personal experiences and learnings, he also passes on his own guidance on how to take their business to the next level.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 52m. Bisher sind 303 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 11 hours 9 minutes


Miss Amara: Rug business with a cult following

Miss Amara is an e-commerce rug business achieving online business cult status.  Co-founders Alex and Aaron Weller have built a strong customer-centric business strategy with a beautiful online presence and virtual reality styling services. Miss Amara proves it doesn't matter what product you're selling online, as long as you keep the customer front of mind...



Theo Mallos: Rescueblue

Persuading parents to do a course that will save a kids life is an easy sell.  But how does it work as a business?  Theo Mallos is an Intensive Care Paramedic and the co-founder of pediatric first-aid business Rescueblue.  After attending a heartbreaking job while working as a paramedic, Theo and his wife decided to apply his knowledge as a health care professional on a larger scale – first aid courses for first-time parents...



Michael Rodrigues: 24hr Economy Commissioner (NSW)

When the Sydney Lockout laws were lifted seven years after they were imposed in 2014, what remained was a nightlife in decay.  This decision cost $16.1 billion annually, as reported by finance analysts at Deloitte. Many small businesses have struggled to stay alive as high-rise buildings replace what was once a bustling hotspot for night goers. Michael Rodrigues is determined to help inject life back into the economy as the newly appointed NSW 24hr Economy Commissioner...



Naomi Simson: RedBalloon & Big Red Group

During the end of the dot-com era, while working in freelance marketing, Naomi found it difficult to attract clients who were willing to pay for her service. She realised a gap in the market for a digital marketplace for experiences. The idea for RedBalloon was born.



Michael Fox: Fable Food

Michael Fox co-founded an online shoe business, Shoes Of Prey, which gave customers the ability to customise their very own shoes.  The company raised 35 million dollars in funding, made its way into the U.S, and hired over 200 employees. It appeared to be on its way to become another Aussie success story.  But in 2019, Shoes Of Prey went into liquidation.  Michael is now the co-founder of a meat alternative mushroom company, Fable Food...



episode 250: Irene Deutsch: Fairfax & Roberts

Irene Deutsch is the managing director and co-owner of Australia's oldest jewellry house, Fairfax & Roberts. After spending 25-years in banking and sales at Macquarie, Goldman Sachs, and ANZ, Irene was ready for a change of scenery, landing her at the 160-year-old jeweller at the start of 2020.  Fairfax & Roberts first opened their doors back in 1858 and continue to hand-craft their signature pieces at their Sydney showroom. It's a business that serves and survives on love and emotion...


 2021-04-05  59m

episode 249: Oscar McMahon: Young Henrys

Oscar McMahon is one of the Co-Founders of Sydney brewery Young Henrys, whose mission is to create a beer company that’s in touch with the people drinking the beer, showcasing Australian hops and malts without all the bells and whistles. The business was started in 2012 by founders who shared a love of beer and music, and the view that the Australian beer scene should be more innovative and adventurous...


 2021-03-22  58m

episode 248: Jonathan Moody: Physio Inq

Jonathan Moody is the Founder and CEO of Physio Inq, a physiotherapy business that takes people through simple changes that have profound effects on athletic performance and pain relief. Physio Inq started as a bricks and mortar clinic in 2006 in Western Sydney, and the business now has 14 clinics and 300 staff across Australia, with a new arm of mobile and in-home care for disability & aged care...


 2021-03-15  1h2m

episode 247: Morgan Coleman: Vets On Call

Morgan Coleman was working in a corporate career when a chance encounter at the vet with his dog got him thinking about how he could make the process more efficient and painless than traditional vet visits. He saw the opportunity to disrupt the pet care industry with a service that was more convenient for pet owners and less stressful for their pets, so he started his business Vets on Call; a mobile app that delivers high-quality veterinary care right to your door...


 2021-03-08  43m

episode 246: Sean Satha: Local Supply

Sean Satha is the Founder of Local Supply - a sustainable, zero-waste eyewear label that is revolutionising the production of glasses. Local Supply uses a plant-based resin to produce their frames, resulting in 50% less carbon emissions than traditional eyewear. In 2020, Local Supply saw online sales surge by over 50% and are set to keep growing...


 2021-03-01  59m