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60 Second Mentor

Guiding a business through the tough times
with Tristan White

Tristan White is the CEO of The Physio Co: Ranked No.1 on BRW's list of Australia's 50 Best Places to Work. Tristan used his sixty seconds in the mentor chair to speak to us about how to navigate the tough times in business. Key take out; communication is paramount.


Maintaining an entrepreneurial mindset
with Tony Nash

Tony Nash CEO of Booktopia - the only business to have appeared in BRW's Fast 100 for six straight years - shares with us the mindset required in order to ride the highs and lows of business.


What does it take to run a successful franchise
with Brian White AO

Brian White is third generation family business owner, he offered up some excellent advice for anyone deciding to open a franchise and shared his insight into what it really takes to lead a successful team


What does an effective business plan look like
with Cindy Lüken

Food Scientist, Entrepreneur, Product Designer & Chef, Cindy Lüken, takes us through her tips on writing a business plan that actually works, the beauty of working remotely, and the trick to setting a good margin


The power in asking for the business
with Heidi Armstrong

Heidi Armstrong is a successful business woman, co-host of The Small Business and Property Barometer on 2GB and host of Business Success on Sky News Business. In her sixty seconds Heidi talked about the power in asking for the business, and innovations that can take a small business, global.


The 3 things every business owner needs
with Llew Jury

Llew is the founder and Managing Director of Reload Media, one of Australia's leading digital marketing agencies. In 2014, Reload Media was awarded "Australia's Best Company for Customer Service" at the CSIA Awards. When he stopped by, Llew shared some insider tips when it comes to running a successful business, and his advice for managing social media.


Managing aggressive growth targets
with Tony Nash

Booktopia appeared in BRW's Fast 100 for six years in a row, a feat that has yet to be beaten. Tony Nash shares his secret to business growth.


How important is gut instinct in the decision making process
with Mike Davis

For this tech start up, it was an unwavering belief that they were solving a real problem and trusting their gut that saw them launch their digital portal, plantminer.com.au


Turn your business into a brand
with Jessica Buchanan

Jessica Buchanan joined the RFG Board in May 2012 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Jessica is the founder of Consumerology, and is a renowned business development manager with over 17 years’ experience in the research, marketing, advertising, retail and franchise industries.


The best thing you can do when staff resign
with Therese Kerr

The collective goal of Therese’s companies and the people who give freely of their time to contribute to her website, is to share wellness information and arm people with knowledge to make informed choices for their health and the health of their families.


Make community involvement part of your strategy
with Angus Raine

Angus Raine is a leading Australian property commentator and Executive Chairman of the Raine & Horne property group. Angus’s commentary features regularly in Money Magazine and on Sky Business’ Your Money Your Call television program.


Do it yourself or delegate? Making the right decision
with Dr John Demartini

Dr. John Demartini is a world renowned specialist in human behavior, a researcher, author and global educator. His teachings start at the core of the issue, addressing the human factor and range out to a multitude of powerful tools that have proven the test of time.


The most important investment a business owner can make
with Dale Beaumont

Dale Beaumont is best known as a serial entrepreneur and passionate promoter of education. His biggest claim to fame is he's the author and publisher of 16 best-selling books, which have collectively sold over a quarter of a million copies.


Getting customers quickly and turning them into superfans
with Lisa Messenger

Lisa Messenger is the vibrant, game-changing CEO of The Messenger Group, as well as founder and editor-in-chief of The Collective and author. Her passion is to challenge individuals and corporations to change the way they think, take them out of their comfort zone and prove that there is more than one way to do anything.


Digging deeper than quality and service to differentiate your small business
with Brett McFall

Brett McFall, Founder of the Online Marketing Centre and best-selling author of "How To Make Money While You Sleep"


Be the question and see things your competitors can’t
with Steven Bowman

Steven Bowman, one of the world's leading executive team specialists and author of No More Business As Usual. A great 60 seconds that covers innovation in a really smart and simple way.


Taking radical care of your stakeholders
with Dwayne Martens

Dwayne Martens founder and CEO of Amazonia health products, healthy living advocate and socially conscious entrepreneur.


How to evaluate your decisions without waiting for a catastrophe
with Stuart Taylor

Stuart Taylor, Managing Director of the Resilience Institute in Australia. Author of “Assertive Humility – emerging from the Ego Trap”. A career that spans the military to the corporate boardrooms of Australia, Stuart has a unique perspective on business & life.


2 critical things successful entrepreneurs need
with Jack Delosa

Jack De Losa. Founder of The Entourage, Australia's largest education institution for entrepreneurs Author of best-selling book, UnProfessional and BRW Young Rich List Member


A coward punch proves a business decision correct
with Nicola Mills

Nicola Mills is the founder and CEO of Pacific Retail Management (Go Sushi, Kick Juice Bars and Wasabi Warriors). and CEO and founder of ReadyFundGo.com. In this 60 seconds she shares a really personal story and lesson.