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

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 2 hours


episode 178: Guy Leech: HEART180

Each year in Australia, we lose more than 30,000 lives to cardiac arrest. But one of the most successful ironmen of all time, Guy Leech, is working to change all that. After tragically losing a friend in 2016, Guy launched a business, called HEART180, supplying defibrillators to workplaces, gyms, childcare centres and other organisations right across the country...


 2019-09-12  53m

episode 179: Roxy Jacenko: Building an empire

"Failure is not an option." Roxy Jacenko started her business empire at just 24 with Sydney-based PR agency, Sweaty Betty. Since then, she's added four more successful businesses to her name, along with a stack of books, an online e-learning course and now a reality TV show, “I am… Roxy!" In this long overdue catch up, I talk to Roxy about the secret behind building not one but five successful brands, her polarising leadership style and how she's overcome the haters.


 2019-09-19  43m

episode 180: Hustle Boxing: A premium fitness experience

This week, I'm chatting with Simon Maree and Tim McGann from Hustle Boxing, a new premium boxing studio in Sydney’s Potts Point. A while ago, these guys sat across from me to pitch their business idea and they did it so well, I ended up investing in it...


 2019-09-26  54m

episode 181: Walter G: Lauren Emerson & Genevieve Hewson

Best friends Lauren Emerson and Genevieve Hewson are the co-founders of Sydney-based textile house, Walter G. Together, they work with artisans in India to produce hand printed fabrics and home décor products like cushions, napkins and quilts...


 2019-10-04  54m

episode 182: FAN+: Meet your sporting heroes

From a swimming lesson with an Olympian, to hitting the court with a Grand Slam Champion, FAN+ gives everyday people access to “money can buy” experiences with their favourite sporting heroes...


 2019-10-10  48m

episode 183: Institchu: Affordable luxury

After graduating from uni and entering the corporate world, high school mates Robin McGowan and James Wakefield struggled to find suits and shirts that not only fit well but didn’t break the bank. So in 2011, they launched Institchu, selling made-to-measure menswear at an affordable price...


 2019-10-17  51m

episode 184: From the battlefield to business: Garth Callender

In the lead up to Veterans Health Week, I’m speaking with one of our country’s most inspiring heroes, Garth Callender. In 2004, Garth was on a routine patrol in Baghdad, when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device attack, making him the first serious Australian causality of the war in Iraq. Since then, he’s founded a consultancy firm called Trebuchet Pivot, applying the same methodology he learnt in the army to risk and crisis management in the corporate world...


 2019-10-24  49m

episode 185: Jessica Gomes: Equal Beauty

Model and ambassador for David Jones, Jessica Gomes, was told she would never make it in Australia. But as well as modelling, she’s now graced Hollywood screens and in 2017, inspired by her jetsetter lifestyle, launched luxury travel skincare brand, Equal Beauty. I ask Jessica about growing up in Perth, the business of modelling and about how learning to network and hustle as a model has set her up for success.


 2019-11-07  50m

episode 186: Sarah Friar: Nextdoor

Fresh off the plane from Silicon Valley, one of the world’s most influential women in tech is in the studio this week. Sarah Friar is the CEO of neighbourhood app, Nextdoor, which launched in Australia just a year ago. We chat about how Sarah’s interest in engineering came about as a kid growing up in Northern Ireland and how this innovative digital platform is working to bring back a sense of belonging and connection in the real world, all through technology. 


 2019-11-14  53m

episode 187: NBN: Closing the digital divide

What digital tools and connectivity do you need for your business to not just survive - but thrive? It may not be something you spend a lot of time thinking about but I know from speaking with thousands of small businesses that having the right technology is an absolute game changer - and now recent research is backing that up too. In this episode, I'm joined by Paul Tyler, Chief Customer Officer for Business at NBN...


 2019-11-21  49m