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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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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After reviewing this week’s most important economic data, Mark gave his insight into the Greece crisis and its implications for us in Australia. Tune in to hear his solution.

Hear his advice as he reviews the latest video pitches, for the Eagle’s Nest program.

Check out this weeks pitches here below:

Roger Sciberras – Gallantoro

Alex Brownbill – Voyage Financial

Maria Simonelli

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In our biggest podcast yet Mark interviews Bruce Billson to get the answers Australian business owners are looking for from the government budget. Episode 7 explores the key issues affecting small business in Australia and we can unique access to ask the hard questions which nobody else will.

This is a big step for the podcast as we begin disrupting the decision makers at government level and you’ll be surprised with the receptive nature of Bruce and also hopefully inspired by some of the topics to come out of today’s podcast.

Mark is reaching out to small business owners and entrepreneurs and offering you the platform to receive his guidance and mentorship. Listen out for instructions on how to get involved and hear the 3 main questions Mark is looking for:

1. What business are you in?

2. What are you looking for from Mark Bouris? e.g. advice, investment, capital, exposure etc.

3. What research have you done on your marketplace?

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

I’m 20 years old, how do I get people to take me more seriously in business meetings? I run my own small business, how do I get more paying customers through the door?

Listen out for Mark’s top tips for young entrepreneurs and how your social profiles can provide a key insight for decision makers.

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

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Get a genuine take on the budget from Mark Bouris in episode 6 of his new podcast. What does this budget mean for your small business? Does this budget benefit small business? How can you leverage any kind of benefit to further your business? We explore the questions Australia’s engine room is asking this morning. Mark then asks in return to let him know this one thing – What would it take to encourage you to go ahead and setup your small business today?

Mark is reaching out to small business owners and entrepreneurs and offering you the platform to receive his guidance and mentorship. Listen out for instructions on how to get involved and hear the 3 main questions Mark is looking for:

1. What business are you in?

2. What are you looking for from Mark Bouris? e.g. advice, investment, capital, exposure etc.

3. What research have you done on your marketplace?

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

I’m in the NSW police force but I’m currently looking for a career change. I need a challenge so how do I start up a small business with minimal capital? How much does passion play in starting and running a successful small business?

Listen out for Mark’s top tips for starting a business with minimal capital.

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

Enjoy the podcast and be sure to subscribe on iTunes or via RSS in order to receive updates and notifications for upcoming episodes.

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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

Enjoy the podcast and be sure to subscribe on iTunes or via RSS in order to receive updates and notifications for upcoming episodes.

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