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 340 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 10 days 18 hours 37 minutes


The Daily Aus: Building a brand universe from a passionate following

'If we're not innovating, and we're not trying out something different, then what's the point?'  The Daily Aus is Australia's leading social media-first news publisher, and it's quickly becoming the most trusted news publisher amongst young people, and traditional media is taking note...



FELLR: Examining foreign markets & break through your local market

The rise of mindful drinking has taken hold internationally and now Australia is riding the wave with new products such as hard seltzer –alcoholic sparkling. In the space of less than two years, the category has exploded into the Australian retail landscape. Andy Skora and Will Morgan launched independently-owned, FELLR in 2020 and anticipate 500% growth in next FY2022. They saw that the pre-mix category was moving towards lower-calorie and light/fresh trends and created an Australian brand...



In My Patch: Beginners guide to turning a side hustle into a flourishing business

As more people rely on ready-made meals, growing your own food is quickly becoming a dying skill.  Sarah Rani picked up a hobby out of necessity after pushing herself to complete burnout from her job in community service. In My Patch went from side hustle to full-time business as her digital community began to grow.  It’s a digital platform for beginners or the “garden morons club” as she affectionately calls them...



Bonus: Encouraging businesses to speak up about their mental health

David Coleman MP is the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. Head to health offers multiple ways of searching for digital mental health resources. #####  If you or you or someone you know needs help, please reach out...



Spaceship: Rise of the young investor & understanding changing customer behaviour

The rise of the passive investor has taken off, particularly amongst young millennials and gen-z who recently found it difficult to enter the stock market.  At least here in Australia, the surge of younger investors into the market has been driven in part by Spaceship and other new entrants offering low fees.   Andrew Moore is the CEO of Spaceship and has overseen the growth of over 200,000 young Aussie investors...



Tiny Stays: Taking risks is less energy with higher reward

Aimee Stanton lives a stark difference from how she once lived as an adolescent to how she approaches her business life as the co-founder of Tiny Stays today.  Aimee and her brother Ben Stanton decided to launch a tiny home business to help people get off-grid and take a break from their busy lifestyle and go back to nature for a few days.  Tiny Stays found scalability in scaling down...



Slyp: Smart receipts providing invaluable insight into customers

"How do we create an ecosystem that's built on trust but also on value exchange as well?" And Paul Weingarth is an Aussie entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Slyp –came upon the concept after receiving a 50cm receipt with the purchase of a single item.  Paul wants you to ditch the paper receipt for a smart, customer-centric digital receipt and embrace the opportunities that come with it...


 2021-10-25  1h6m

HiSmile: Effective influencer marketing driving brand awareness

When long-term mates Nik Mirkovic and Alex Tomic decided to launch their own business, they had a fairly solid understanding of consumer behaviour and market trends.  Mirkovic and Tomic invested $20,000 dollars of their own money into a teeth whitening company – HiSmile which is now worth over $200 million and continues to be self-funded...


 2021-10-18  45m

Davie Fogarty: The formula for growing a successful e-commerce brand

Growing your business online starts and ends with an effective digital marketing strategy and storytelling.  Relying on organic growth is tempting – it doesn’t cost much, but it’s just not going to get you very far. Davie Fogarty is the founder & CEO of Davie Group, a company he founded in 2018 which sells ten consumer brands, including The Oodie, Calming Blankets and Pupnaps...


 2021-10-11  53m

episode 283: Bangn Body: How to create hype online before launching a product

If you’re a young woman on Instagram, chances are Bangn Body has likely popped up in your feed. The brand’s main product, a yellow-tubed body lotion, has become iconic on social media and has turned over more than 8 million dollars in revenue for the 28-year-old founder, Priscilla Hajiantoni.  Beauty influencers ranging from small, medium and large followings share themselves holding the yellow product, applying it on their face and body while raving about the product...


 2021-10-04  48m