The parallels between sport and business produce great lessons for both sides of the fence. World surfing champion, big wave rider, entrepreneur and all round legend, Tom Carroll joins TMBS this week to share his insights on fighting fear and controlling emotion in high pressure situations.

If nothing else, Tom’s story is a seriously good yarn – enjoy!

A couple of young blokes having a crack – that’s what it’s all about! Dave Liston from OURGO.co is helping young Aussies take back their economic futures and building a nice little business in the process.

James Jordan (aka Danny Burrito), is also back on the show to talk about refocusing on the commercial kitchen sharing market. It’s a killer model and he’s looking for funding, check him out – http://www.sproutkitchens.com/.

Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication, Seema Kumar joins TMBS to discuss the global innovation ecosystem. Also, check out pitch videos from Kayla’s Dave Thompson and Sonia McDonald from LeadershipHQ.

Enjoy!

Building brands can be tough, but don’t worry TMBS has got you covered. James Kennedy has worked with some of the biggest brands on the planet; Rolex, IWC and Bang & Olufsen to name a few and has returned to TMBS to share some of his insights. Tyson Koh also joins the show to share the real impact Sydney lockout laws are having on small business, the tourism industry and the Sydney way of life.

A David and Goliath story this week! Ned Moorfield, the CEO and co-founder of ridesharing service, GoCatch tells TMBS how to compete with an 800 pound gorilla (Uber in Ned’s case). MB also probes Ned for his insights on marketplace models, creating a point of difference and raising millions in funding from all tiers of investors to fund the growth of his business.

Two Georges and one estrogen packed show this week! Gen George, Jane Lu and  Georgia Woodyard join to talk about women in business and a woman in business (the café business that is).

If you’re a woman in business and not already a member, check out Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine and if you’re in need of a great coffee or feed, head to Scouts Honour in Redfern or Morris in Paddington.

Marketplace models can attract big valuations, but still need careful thought before jumping in. David Vitek, co-founder and CEO of Hipages, knows all too well the challenges of being an intermediary and shares insights on how to build value for both your customers and investors.