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The My Business Podcast is Australia’s leading podcast for anyone who owns and operates their own business. Each week, we speak with real-life business owners about their successes and struggles, finances and fears, as well as what inspires them and how they continue to make ends meet. Raw, honest and unscripted, the My Business Podcast is the ultimate source of inspiring stories and practical advice for every business leader.Recognised as a trusted advisor to SME owners for 24 years, My Business provides innovative business strategies, practical tips and expert advice that Australia’s two million SME owners can use in their day-to-day operations.

Latest Episodes

Finance broker’s money tips for business owners

Should you cut business costs before submitting a business loan application? How can fear actually be a good thing for business owners? Veteran finance broker and author Nancy Youssef offers some seasoned advice. "You'd be surprised how many people don't know what they don't know," Nancy reveals. She joins editor Adam Zuchetti on this episode of the My Business Podcast to explore: - The biggest fears that business owners have about money (and how to address them) - What lenders look for when assessing business loan applications - The hidden opportunity that comes with industry and regulatory uncertainty - Why fear itself can be a very powerful tool for business Nancy also discusses why "fear is actually healthy" in business, her approach to addressing financial and regulatory uncertainties within her own industry post-banking royal commission as well determining your own sense of purpose and how that aligns with business.

34 MIN1 weeks ago
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Finance broker’s money tips for business owners

What judges want you to know about award submissions

What makes a business award submission stand-out from the crowd? And what are judges really looking for? Senior events producer Bronwyn Cooksley gives us the scoop on what makes a winner. In this podcast episode, Momentum Media’s very own Bronwyn Cooksley joins My Business editor Adam Zuchetti to discuss best (and worst!) practice when it comes to award submissions. We pick her brain about: - What makes a standout submission - Attachments: Are they a good or a bad thing to include? - Simple but really common mistakes to avoid With around a decade of experience planning awards events and receiving feedback from the various judges, Bronwyn also discusses the importance of answering the questions directly, how to back-up the claims you make and what judges really want to see to make them declare you the winner.

21 MINAUG 8
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What judges want you to know about award submissions

Why accounting director George Morice told a client to sack 97% of its clients

In this episode, My Business editor Adam Zuchetti is joined by Prime Partners accounting director George Morice, to discuss business betterment and some of the strategies he recommends to drive profitability. We pick his brains about: - Shedding clients and why it can be a good thing - Working smarter, not harder - Pricing strategies George also shares his top three tips for delivering better customer value, the little touch points that allow businesses to increase their prices, and the paradox of how reducing revenue can lead to higher profits.

31 MINJUL 23
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Why accounting director George Morice told a client to sack 97% of its clients

Tips to avoid paying too little — or too much — tax

Businesses all too often fall afoul of the ATO for deductions they try and push through. But others wind up paying more tax than they need to, accountant Alexander Laureti reveals. And with the transition to a new financial year involving some major changes in 2019, the scope for getting things wrong is high. Alexander Laureti, of LMS Advisory, joins My Business editor Adam Zuchetti to explore some of the key points impacting SMEs as we enter FY20, including: - How businesses can legitimately lower their ta

29 MINJUN 17
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Tips to avoid paying too little — or too much — tax

Revealed: The political party by small business, for small business

As someone who has owned and operated some 25 businesses over the years, and as a twice-elected councillor, Angela Vithoulkas is hopeful of a positive public reaction at the polling booths in support of The Small Business Party in the 2019 NSW election. In this episode of the My Business podcast, Angela joins host Adam Zuchetti to reveal how she felt compelled to give small business a better deal in politics, the key policy areas she wants to tackle head-on and her response to some of the policies outlined

45 MINFEB 26
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Revealed: The political party by small business, for small business

Securing finance for your business – Putting your best foot forward

Since launching in 2015, OnDeck has assisted over 80,000 businesses gain access to capital by evaluating businesses based on their actual performance rather than solely on a business owners’ personal credit score. In this episode of the My Business podcast, brought to you by OnDeck, hosts Adam Zuchetti and Andy Scott are joined by OnDeck’s head of sales Michael Bourke and head of risk and operations Kameron Ahmad, to unpack the lending process and outline how SMEs can best prepare a finance application

36 MIN2018 NOV 7
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Securing finance for your business – Putting your best foot forward

SPECIAL EPISODE: What a win in the Optus My Business Awards can do for your company

A lot of thought and preparation goes into putting forward a winning entry for any award and the Optus My Business Awards are no exception. So, what can you do to stand out from the rest? In this special episode of the My Business Podcast, host Adam Zuchetti joins previous winners of the training and education category Sally Murphy and Victoria Whitaker of The Ethics Centre who will unpack their tips for others looking for the win. They will discuss how the win has impacted their company both externally

18 MIN2018 AUG 17
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SPECIAL EPISODE: What a win in the Optus My Business Awards can do for your company

SPECIAL EPISODE: Digital marketing cut-through in a crowded space - Spike Native Network

Content marketing may sound like the latest buzzword, but as businesses of all size are discovering, content has become the key to unlocking sales growth and customer loyalty alike. Jo Cronolly and Tim Johnson, the team behind Spike Native Network – which picked up the Publisher Innovation Award at the 2017 Australian Magazine Awards – join the My Business Podcast to debunk a few myths when it comes to digital marketing. Listen in to learn about: An introduction to content marketing – what is it? A

27 MIN2018 JAN 17
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SPECIAL EPISODE: Digital marketing cut-through in a crowded space - Spike Native Network

Practical steps for building a business that survives for decades: Adam and Deb Drexler, Matt Blatt

Two decades is a long time to have survived in any industry, especially in retail: Matt Blatt owners Deb and Adam Drexler return to the My Business Podcast to reveal their insights on achieving sustainable business growth. From marketing their business to wowing new customers, combatting fraud to the real-world implications of understanding your customer demographics, Adam and Deb are honest and open about their journey in business. Tune in as they discuss: • Getting the best value from your advertising

24 MIN2017 DEC 18
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Practical steps for building a business that survives for decades: Adam and Deb Drexler, Matt Blatt

What makes successful entrepreneurs successful: Matt Moran, Solotel

As celebrity chef and restaurateur Matt Moran reveals, those in business who achieve their goals have a few things in common – which many others may overlook amid the everyday grind. Speaking ahead of the launch of his latest (and biggest) venue – Barangaroo House in Sydney’s Barangaroo – Matt returns on the My Business Podcast to provide an insight into how his career has gone from restaurant apprentice to household name. We pick his brains about: Taking on time-consuming marketing activities des

15 MIN2017 DEC 12
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What makes successful entrepreneurs successful: Matt Moran, Solotel

Latest Episodes

Finance broker’s money tips for business owners

Should you cut business costs before submitting a business loan application? How can fear actually be a good thing for business owners? Veteran finance broker and author Nancy Youssef offers some seasoned advice. "You'd be surprised how many people don't know what they don't know," Nancy reveals. She joins editor Adam Zuchetti on this episode of the My Business Podcast to explore: - The biggest fears that business owners have about money (and how to address them) - What lenders look for when assessing business loan applications - The hidden opportunity that comes with industry and regulatory uncertainty - Why fear itself can be a very powerful tool for business Nancy also discusses why "fear is actually healthy" in business, her approach to addressing financial and regulatory uncertainties within her own industry post-banking royal commission as well determining your own sense of purpose and how that aligns with business.

34 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Finance broker’s money tips for business owners

What judges want you to know about award submissions

What makes a business award submission stand-out from the crowd? And what are judges really looking for? Senior events producer Bronwyn Cooksley gives us the scoop on what makes a winner. In this podcast episode, Momentum Media’s very own Bronwyn Cooksley joins My Business editor Adam Zuchetti to discuss best (and worst!) practice when it comes to award submissions. We pick her brain about: - What makes a standout submission - Attachments: Are they a good or a bad thing to include? - Simple but really common mistakes to avoid With around a decade of experience planning awards events and receiving feedback from the various judges, Bronwyn also discusses the importance of answering the questions directly, how to back-up the claims you make and what judges really want to see to make them declare you the winner.

21 MINAUG 8
Comments
What judges want you to know about award submissions

Why accounting director George Morice told a client to sack 97% of its clients

In this episode, My Business editor Adam Zuchetti is joined by Prime Partners accounting director George Morice, to discuss business betterment and some of the strategies he recommends to drive profitability. We pick his brains about: - Shedding clients and why it can be a good thing - Working smarter, not harder - Pricing strategies George also shares his top three tips for delivering better customer value, the little touch points that allow businesses to increase their prices, and the paradox of how reducing revenue can lead to higher profits.

31 MINJUL 23
Comments
Why accounting director George Morice told a client to sack 97% of its clients

Tips to avoid paying too little — or too much — tax

Businesses all too often fall afoul of the ATO for deductions they try and push through. But others wind up paying more tax than they need to, accountant Alexander Laureti reveals. And with the transition to a new financial year involving some major changes in 2019, the scope for getting things wrong is high. Alexander Laureti, of LMS Advisory, joins My Business editor Adam Zuchetti to explore some of the key points impacting SMEs as we enter FY20, including: - How businesses can legitimately lower their ta

29 MINJUN 17
Comments
Tips to avoid paying too little — or too much — tax

Revealed: The political party by small business, for small business

As someone who has owned and operated some 25 businesses over the years, and as a twice-elected councillor, Angela Vithoulkas is hopeful of a positive public reaction at the polling booths in support of The Small Business Party in the 2019 NSW election. In this episode of the My Business podcast, Angela joins host Adam Zuchetti to reveal how she felt compelled to give small business a better deal in politics, the key policy areas she wants to tackle head-on and her response to some of the policies outlined

45 MINFEB 26
Comments
Revealed: The political party by small business, for small business

Securing finance for your business – Putting your best foot forward

Since launching in 2015, OnDeck has assisted over 80,000 businesses gain access to capital by evaluating businesses based on their actual performance rather than solely on a business owners’ personal credit score. In this episode of the My Business podcast, brought to you by OnDeck, hosts Adam Zuchetti and Andy Scott are joined by OnDeck’s head of sales Michael Bourke and head of risk and operations Kameron Ahmad, to unpack the lending process and outline how SMEs can best prepare a finance application

36 MIN2018 NOV 7
Comments
Securing finance for your business – Putting your best foot forward

SPECIAL EPISODE: What a win in the Optus My Business Awards can do for your company

A lot of thought and preparation goes into putting forward a winning entry for any award and the Optus My Business Awards are no exception. So, what can you do to stand out from the rest? In this special episode of the My Business Podcast, host Adam Zuchetti joins previous winners of the training and education category Sally Murphy and Victoria Whitaker of The Ethics Centre who will unpack their tips for others looking for the win. They will discuss how the win has impacted their company both externally

18 MIN2018 AUG 17
Comments
SPECIAL EPISODE: What a win in the Optus My Business Awards can do for your company

SPECIAL EPISODE: Digital marketing cut-through in a crowded space - Spike Native Network

Content marketing may sound like the latest buzzword, but as businesses of all size are discovering, content has become the key to unlocking sales growth and customer loyalty alike. Jo Cronolly and Tim Johnson, the team behind Spike Native Network – which picked up the Publisher Innovation Award at the 2017 Australian Magazine Awards – join the My Business Podcast to debunk a few myths when it comes to digital marketing. Listen in to learn about: An introduction to content marketing – what is it? A

27 MIN2018 JAN 17
Comments
SPECIAL EPISODE: Digital marketing cut-through in a crowded space - Spike Native Network

Practical steps for building a business that survives for decades: Adam and Deb Drexler, Matt Blatt

Two decades is a long time to have survived in any industry, especially in retail: Matt Blatt owners Deb and Adam Drexler return to the My Business Podcast to reveal their insights on achieving sustainable business growth. From marketing their business to wowing new customers, combatting fraud to the real-world implications of understanding your customer demographics, Adam and Deb are honest and open about their journey in business. Tune in as they discuss: • Getting the best value from your advertising

24 MIN2017 DEC 18
Comments
Practical steps for building a business that survives for decades: Adam and Deb Drexler, Matt Blatt

What makes successful entrepreneurs successful: Matt Moran, Solotel

As celebrity chef and restaurateur Matt Moran reveals, those in business who achieve their goals have a few things in common – which many others may overlook amid the everyday grind. Speaking ahead of the launch of his latest (and biggest) venue – Barangaroo House in Sydney’s Barangaroo – Matt returns on the My Business Podcast to provide an insight into how his career has gone from restaurant apprentice to household name. We pick his brains about: Taking on time-consuming marketing activities des

15 MIN2017 DEC 12
Comments
What makes successful entrepreneurs successful: Matt Moran, Solotel

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