This week The Mentor is about bikinis and carparks! It was great to talk to Rebecca Klodinsky, the founder of Frankie Swimwear about her growth into a global business from zero background in fashion. I also talk about patience in business with Jack Perkins and Alex Peck from Parallel Parking, an app allowing people to lease their garages and driveways to people needing a car spot.

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This week on The Mentor, Mark mixes it up, talking to two successful services businesses. Bec Brown from The Comms Department gives us some great insights about PR, managing communications and Donald Trump, and Ezra Auperle from SixtyFour Films talks us through the changing video production industry.

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In the first episode of The Mentor, Mark Bouris talks to Nathan Lennon and Dave Gibson from Hawke’s Brewing Co about launching a beer company with Bob Hawke, and Troy Douglas, one of the founders of Nexba natural, sugar-free drinks.

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It was a great pleasure to have chef and businessman Luke Mangan in the studio today! We talked about Luke’s journey from being an apprentice chef to owning 21 restaurants with more than 700 staff – including his new fast food venture, Chicken Confidential.

Luke’s got an incredible story about sticking it out and finding success in a tough industry, so make sure you tune in.

Today I had the pleasure of meeting two young business owners from very different fields. First up is a great chat with Libby Gardner, who runs The Platter Project, about the importance of growing at your own pace. Then I speak to Luke Beeton from Sailor Studio design agency about all the things that keep a business owner up at night and why we start our businesses in the first place.

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This week I’m talking all things travel! Our first guest is Janeece Keller, founder of Bound Round, a family travel app and website seeing destinations through the eyes of kids. And secondly, Gabriel Sarajinsky, founder of HomeHost, Australia’s first property management business for Airbnb. Great conversation about two exciting and growing businesses, make sure you tune in.

This week we’re going natural! First up I talk to Chris Matthews and Kieran Harrison from Little Urchin, a natural sunscreen which was launched in 2016, and then we chat with Irene Falcone who founded natural skincare and beauty product store Nourished Life in 2012.

Some really great insights from two excellent growing businesses – make sure you tune in.

Outstanding episode today, breaking down the challenges and opportunities in different parts of the fitness industry. We meet Kate Kendall and Ben Lucas from Flow Athletic and spoke about their business model and how they balance each other’s strengths and weaknesses. And we talk to Troy Henson from SES Taekwondo about expanding his passion into a viable full-time business. Make sure you tune in!

Things get a bit fiery in the studio this week – which I love! It was great to chat to Stephen Jackson from Jackson Rowe Real Estate about training staff and when to step back from the business. I also talk with property stylist Mel Moloney about when and how to expand her business. Available on iTunes and our show website – make sure you listen!

Great show today at Southern Cross studios, with two fantastic guests! Two dudes who are really shaking up the food industry. Khaisser Khater, co-owner of Dessert Boxes joins us to talk about his delicious & decadent desert boxes and his war on boring gifts. We also get the answer to the Monday to Friday grind of what to eat and how to prepare it, with David Malcom and his business Marley Spoon.

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