The Podcast helping you embrace your Second Momentum in life to grow the business you've always dreamed of when you are over 50.
In this episode I share with you the importance of living your dream, not letting the overwhelm of isolation, naysayers comments and the impact of the pandemic stop your business idea.
You have the rest of your life make it the best.
Leone Wilson is a naturopath, nutritionist and herbalist. Leone has always been passionate about natural medicine and natural health but as a single parent she postponed her degree until the children had grown. For many years Leone suffered with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis without any conventional medicine practitioner identifying this. The medical paradigm replace thyroid hormone however do not address underlying causes and this seemed totally illogical to Leone, hence her natural health journey. Now, Leone has a special interest in thyroid disease and autoimmune conditions. She is most passionate about helping those women who have not prioritised their health and wellness. Today she joins us to discuss the importance of putting your health first.
In this podcast I interview Chris Miller who has worked as an emergency and crisis manager, planning for and dealing with many disasters including floods, terrorist bombings and a tsunami. Most relevant to the current challenges of COVID-19/SARS-CoV2/Coronavirus, she continues to work as a pandemic continuity planner.
This podcast follows on to Episode 105 on my podcast Customer Retention Revolution discussing further tips and strategies on bringing back your team and leading them in “new business norm”.
When it comes to post COVID19 business practices, they will be different, however, some customers won’t want to abide by the changes of distancing and cleanliness therefore the importance of preparing your frontline team, management and yourself for a post COVID19 Customer Journey is critical to ensure that there is the support for each other and that customers who are doing the right thing are not turned away.
Here we are emerging into the light of post COVID19 with lifting of some restrictions. In this episode I discuss 3 key aspects of this time in self isolation and how our businesses and our lives will look going forward after having this time to review what we have always done and perhaps even reinvent ourselves awaiting the reopening of our businesses or returning to the workplace
No matter if it’s personal or professional, self development is key to keeping your brain active and getting out of your bubble. Seeking out knowledge and wisdom opens our minds to learn about others view points, answers to burning questions, become inspired or learn a new skillset. In this podcast I share with you 5 questions you need to ask yourself before you commence your development journey.
Serena Dorothy 'Dot' Ryan is an award winning Entrepreneur, Podcaster and Digital Marketing Strategist. Serena is spot on when it comes to Facebook and marketing strategies working with a variety of industries and in particular Accountants and Cloud Accounting Service Providers. Serena believes in self education and giving back by doing this she is now an intricate part of Social Media Marketing World, an annual event that is held each March in San Diego. In this episode Serena shares with us the latest trends in marketing strategies.
Joyce Ong is an international Videographer, Photographer, Author and Educator who runs her own company New Heights Media based in Sydney Australia. From filming documentaries in Africa, to running Workshops in Thailand; over her 10 year career Joyce has worked with the likes of Richard Branson, Johnson & Johnson, Sony Music, Marina Prior, Jack Jonson, John Mayer, and is one of the most highly sought after event photographers for business leaders across Australia and L.A. Today she joins us to discuss the challenges she has faced along the way and the organic evolution of her business.
Josephine Byrnes-Luna is an accredited Counsellor and Mediator working with corporations, individuals and families. As a sole trader with the full support of her husband and 2 sons Josephine has built a business over the past 13 years that has evolved to include the new space of “Collaborative Law”. In this interview Josephine shares her wisdom and knowledge on building a business, a reputation through relationships, looking after herself and the importance of a mentor.
Today I am joined by Chris Miller, an experienced past Queensland Police Officer who worked with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and on counter terrorism exercises and planning work to name a few of her many duties. She has a vast knowledge and hands on experience working as a pandemic planner for the Australian Government as well as recovery work following the Bali and London bombings and 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. Chris now works as a business continuity manager and in this podcast discusses how she is preparing and responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic, how she transitioned from government work to her now role and how she has coped with downtimes by creating her second business Chris Miller Jewellery.
Paul Rifkin, better known as Chef Paul, chats with Michelle about the growing of his consultancy business in 2019. Paul was interviewed by Michelle in May 2018 when employed by Campbelltown Catholic Club and then in December 2018 when he took the leap of faith and began his own consultancy business. He chats about the transition period, working on the business not just in the business particularly when it comes to marketing for new clients. Paul shares with us tips and the challenges, evolving his business and the journey ahead. To know more about Paul Rifkin, his website is http://www.chefpaulrifkin.com.au
Julie Hyne is a professional image consultant and knows what it takes to succeed in the business world. Julie delivers tangible results through combination of real-world experience, technical knowledge and ongoing image management. This lady is amazing. Julie joins us today to share with us the challenges women face in gaining positions on the boardroom table and how with her guidance women walk away with a new magnetic executive presence.
We love a human connection and you can’t fight 2 million years of evolution. As business evolves and we have all moved online we can hold more relationships now than ever before so how do we use technology to sustain it rather than replace it. Matt Barnett, Papa Bear AKA CEO of Bonjoro joins me this week and discusses the almost accidental creation of Bonjoro and why it is so effective as a business communication tool.
A rare insight into the life an entrepreneur is the way Naomi Simson, Red Balloon & Big Red Group, Shark Tank Australia describes Tina Tower in her recently launched book One Life.
Tina built the National Begin Bright franchise from an idea, to a little suburban tutoring centre, to a franchise network with 33 sites throughout the country. She’s won multiple top business awards including the My Business Magazine awards, the Australian Small Business Champions and the 2014 Telstra Australian Young Business Woman of the Year. Having started businesses solo and having done everything from marketing, accounting, curriculum design, training, human resources & team management, contract negotiations, teaching, customer service, event planning, business coaching and product development, Tina brings a wealth of knowledge to share with you in my podcast today. Tina’s businesses have been operating at over 7 figures a year for a decade and so she knows her stuff to help businesses scale.
Tina shares with us her wisdom, tips and how to enjoy the business journey and our lives. We only have “One Life”.
Don’t forget to download your Marketing Planner for 2020. It’s all there you only have to fill in the spaces.
Fun Link to make you laugh: Check out the Instagram page for Doggy Day Care Farm Trips.
Trisha Cashmere has a lot on. She runs The Healthy Body Company with her life partner, she is on the Board for the Cancer Council and she is now participating for the 2nd year running in the Shitbox Rally driving a 2003 Ford Fairmont with her dad from Alice Springs to the Gold Coast to raise awareness and funds for the Cancer Council. Trisha takes us through her professional and personal life until now and what is keeping her busy right now including planning a trivia night where you can pay to cheat coming up on March 14th.
For tickets to the event https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/93259406395
Details about Shitbox Rally
Michelle Cox. Death doesn’t have to be morbid https://www.amazon.com/Death-doesnt-have-morbid-learning/dp/0648728110
There’s a common myth that in order to be wealthy, you must earn a lot of money. But it’s not about what you earn – it’s what you choose to do with it. In this episode I am joined by Kylie and Anthony Sultana from Creo Wealth. Kylie and Anthony discuss the importance of education when it comes to your planning for your future and provide some tips of what you can do now to ensure you can live a financially comfortable life.
After a 20 year low have females taken up technology studies in university, we have turned a corner, we realised that in order to meet our customers needs and our needs, we need to apply critical thinking to solve complex problems, the problems that do not even exist yet. We need diversity of thought. Nichol Stark, creator of the Femetech Revolution joins us and takes us on her personal journey of leaving her role in the corporate sector to building and holding her own event on her own terms. For more information on Nichol please visit Nicholstark.com.au
Almost all behaviour is chosen, and we are driven by our genes to satisfy five basic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom and fun. Today Michelle discusses Choice Theory and applying it to all aspects of your life and business. For more information on Choice Theory you can download more information here https://www.michellepascoe.com/choicetheory.
I first interviewed Paul back in May 2018 when he was about to take the leap of faith and leave his role as Head Chef at the Campbelltown Catholic Club to "start something new". I caught up with him again in December the same year to see what he decided to do in his Second Momentum. Enjoy this episode with the amazing Paul Rifkin.
The 3 key areas in our lives that need boundaries.
Here are 4 key steps for you to review, realign and reset for an amazing year ahead.