Head Coach of the Socceroos Ange Postecoglou talks leadership with Mark this week. Nick Bouris takes us through the latest start up businesses to pitch their ideas (Raw Mix & Urban Lifesavers). The taxi industry protests against ride sharing service ‘Uber X’. Two of Australia’s biggest super funds have directed $200M to Venture capital fund Blackbird ventures to invest in Australian technology startups.

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Tune is as Mark invites advertising guru and adventurer Todd Sampson to recount his fascinating journey, retraining his brain. Hear Todd how embraces his fear to overcome incredible physical feats and how this can be applied in business.

Also on the show, an insight into how social media is being used to advertise.

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Tune in for Mark’s advice to entrepreneurs about how to balance passion with preparedness.

What about those days you struggle to get motivated? Even Mark has them. Hear his advice about how to get on with the job.

Mark shares his view on the decision by the big 4 banks to increase interest rates for investors.

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Mark invited Kate Dillon from She Lion handbags pitch for Eagle’s Nest. Tune in for his advice on breaking into this competitive market.

Does creativity really lead to innovation? Plus more of your questions answered by Mark.

See Kate’s pitch below and Mark’s feedback:

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We’ve reached episode 8 of our podcast already and it’s thanks to your fantastic support so please keep on listening and subscribing. In this weeks episode we recap on our interview with Bruce Billson as well as reviewing a number of video pitches which Mark has received via YouTube.

Here are the 5 pitches we review this week:

1. Book Launch for Keynote Speaking

2. Online Teaching Program

3. Hand Moisturiser for Men

4. 3D SLIDA Puzzle

5. Animal Awareness System

Find out which pitches Mark invites into the studio to present his idea and which entrepreneur makes the mistake of not displaying his product effectively.

You also get the chance each week to send your questions through to Mark, here are this weeks:

I’m starting a crowd funding website, any tips to get ahead? I’m starting an online business but I’m scared to quit my job, any tips?

Listen out for Mark’s top tips for balancing risk whilst putting time into business.

Send your questions for next week via Twitter – #ASKMARKBOURIS via @MARKBOURIS

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Episode 4 from the Mark Bouris Podcast give a refreshing and inspiring rhetoric for small business owners in Australia. Listen to Mark pledge his support and mentoring to willing SME’s and also his stinging take on The Shark Tank’s approach towards entrepreneurs.

Also with this weekends boxing classic between  Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao coming up listen to Mark talk boxing metaphors and in particular reference his favourite Manchester light welterweight.

You get the chance each week to send your questions through to Mark, here are this weeks:

Why is my bank teller hassling me with questions about my financial position when I’m just trying to make a deposit? Should I move from an industry Super Fund into a Self Managed Super Fund? Should I focus on depositing cash into my Super or trying to pay off my home loan? I’m paying a mortgage on a family home currently and thinking of stretching myself to an investment loan. Is now a good time?

Listen out for Mark’s sound advice on why stretching yourself financially is a risk and should be avoided.

Send your questions for next week via Twitter – #ASKMARKBOURIS via @MARKBOURIS

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Listen here to Episode 3 of the new Mark Bouris podcast which provides insight and advice to the Australian public on the financial topics most affecting you. Mark gives an update on his 5 most important factors you need to keep up to date with to aid your decision making over the coming months:

Commodity Prices, Australian Growth, Inflation, Unemployment, Economic Outlook

Mark also educates us this week on borrowing criteria and how lenders such as Yellow Brick Road will crunch your numbers. He also touches upon which factors you should consider when deciding how much to borrow. You get the chance each week to send your questions through to Mark, here are this weeks:

What qualities should I look for in a mentor? How do I know if I’m using technology to the best effect in my small business?

Listen out for Mark giving an honest and open answer to what he fears most.

Send your questions for next week via Twitter – #ASKMARKBOURIS via @MARKBOURIS

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