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 299 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 6 hours 48 minutes


episode 1: Malcolm Quinn: Making the most of adversity

"I hate losing more than I like winning." After receiving an inheritance of $46k following the death of his grandmother, Malcolm Quinn started his own local newspaper. Going against the mainstream media goliaths, he soon became the most successful independent newspaper publisher in Queensland. Now a media consultant, our guest shares the challenges he faced going head to head with his competitors and the pivotal moments in his life that helped to shape his business mindset.


 2019-07-04  53m

episode 32: Matt Moran: The business of food

My guest this week has a career spanning over 30 years in the Australian food industry - dozens of awards, TV shows like MasterChef and My Restaurant Rules and best-selling cookbooks to his name, and owns some of Australia’s most celebrated restaurants and bars. Yep, it’s safe to say that Matt Moran is an Aussie food icon. Like all hospitality venues, Matt’s restaurants were hit hard by the restrictions around Covid19...


 2020-11-09  52m

episode 69: Sol Cups: Rebecca Veksler

Each year in Australia, one billion takeaway coffee cups are produced and then thrown in the trash. But our guest this week is changing all that. Rebecca Veksler is the founder of Sol Cups, a business that produces sustainable, re-usable cups and bottles, all made from hand-blown glass...


 2019-07-11  50m

episode 170: Your Property Your Wealth: Daniel Walsh

"Save as much as possible, for as long as possible." Daniel Walsh bought his first property at just 19 years of age, and since then has built a portfolio worth 4 million dollars. Now, he's started his own business, Your Property Your Wealth, helping others to achieve the same success. I ask Daniel how he scraped up enough cash to buy his first property at such a young age and what skills he's acquired in order to launch this new business.


 2019-07-18  50m

episode 171: Elle Ferguson: Elle Effect

With 650k+ followers on Instagram, Aussie influencer Elle Ferguson is known as a fashion icon right around the world. Last year, she took her social media standing to the next level, launching award-winning self-tanning line, Elle Effect. I ask Elle how having an intimate understanding of her followers led her down the beauty industry path, what sets her products apart from the many other tanning products on the market and what the secret is behind the success of her own personal brand.


 2019-07-25  55m

episode 173: Gary Vee: I'm not in it for money

One of the world’s best-known entrepreneurs, Gary Vaynerchuk first became famous in the late 90s, when he turned his dad’s local bottle shop into a multimillion-dollar business. Since then, he’s built on that success, with communications company VaynerX, digital agency Vayner Media, 5 New York Times bestselling books and millions of social media followers...


 2019-08-12  34m

episode 174: Three Birds Renovations: Erin, Bonnie & Lana

With no experience in the industry whatsoever, Bonnie Hindmarsh, Erin Cayless and Lana Taylor when took a huge risk when they started their boutique renovation company, Three Birds Renovations, in 2014. In just five years, the three best friends have renovated 9 homes, amassed more than 421k Instagram followers and launched an online educational course, called Reno School...


 2019-08-15  1h1m

episode 175: Finn Poké: Jem Jacinto

In 2017, Jem Jacinto opened the first poké store to hit Byron Bay, called Finn Poké. Since then he’s opened three more stores along the east coast, with another two on the way. With the traditional Hawaiian dish gaining popularity across Australia, I want to ask Jem what his point of difference is in this growing market, how he manages to keep his product both sustainable and affordable, plus we’ll find out how a near death experience lead him down the food industry path.


 2019-08-23  48m

episode 176: Gemma Peanut: Photography 101

"I didn't realise that my whole acting career was leading to this." Gemma "Peanut" Pranita first burst onto our screens playing the character Jade Mitchell on Neighbours. But in 2016, after becoming frustrated with the unpredictability of the entertainment industry, she launched Photography 101, an online course teaching beginner photography...


 2019-08-29  55m

episode 177: DU'IT: Monique & Jared Char

This week we speak to the brother and sister duo running Aussie skincare company, DU’IT. Monique and Jared’s mum and dad started the business from their garage in Sydney’s Bella Vista more than two decades ago and the business is now making it big not just at home but overseas, too...


 2019-09-04  1h2m