Today we’re getting into the nuts and bolts of business partnerships. First up is Kate Morris, founder of online retailer Adore Beauty, which partnered with Woolworths for two years before buying back their share. Then we talk to Danny May, whose real-time translation earpiece and app Lingmo has recently partnered with IBM.

There’s lots in this week’s episode, so make sure you tune in.

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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The founders of two different out-sourcing businesses are on the show this week! It was a pleasure to have Brendan Green from Hire A Hubby to talk about the rise of the ‘handyman’ over the last 20 years, and we talked virtual assistants and business strategies with Barbara Turley from Virtual Angel Hub. Lots of interesting things raised this week – make sure you tune in.

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 talk to two businesses at opposite ends of the education spectrum. First up is Pete Neill from Code Camp, which runs workshops teaching primary school kids how to make their own iPhone apps. And second is Selena Mazuran, founder of FBI Fashion College teaching the ins and outs of the fashion business.

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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.