Guest Episodes

Lessons From Success Episode 6 – Peter Ward – International Expansion, Investing & Building a Global Company

The unbelievable fifth guest episode of Lessons From Success is here!  This episode follows the journey of Peter Ward, founder of Wardy IT Solutions.  Peter & I discuss the evolution of one of Australia’s most successful home-grown IT groups and the use of data & IT solutions to benefit business.  We also discuss expanding your business internationally, mergers and acquisitions & what Peter looks for when investing in companies.

The interview is unique as Peter has built a global company from the ground up over 14 years and has expanded into investments, education and much more all while keeping a true Australian culture within the workplace. Visit https://www.wardyit.com/ for further information on the company solutions.

0 – 4:00 – Peter Ward and the Wardy Group

4:00 –7:10 – The why’s and how’s of expansion & growth

7:10 – 9:34 – Peter Ward on being an entrepreneur

9:34 – 12:25 – Mergers, Acquisitions, investments & identifying businesses to purchase

12:25 – 21:10 – Advice to young entrepreneurs & international expansion

21:10 – 24:20 – Case studies on how proper data utilisation can improve business

24:20 – 30:34 – Giving back, management of 70 + employees & hiring the right people

30:34 – 37:29– Stepping back in time – advice to your younger self & doing business in Queensland

37:29 – End – The future of Wardy & data in business    

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Lessons From Success Episode 5 – BlackBook.ai – Tuay Lam on Artificial Intelligence in Business

Welcome to the innovative fourth guest episode of Lessons From Success.  This episode follows the journey of Thuy Lam, founder of Blackbook.ai.  Thuy discusses the development of Blackbook and the use of artificial intelligence and robotic process automation in business.  We also discuss great advice for entrepreneurs especially those looking to make the shift from the corporate world.

The interview is unique as it follows an entrepreneurial journey transitioning from the corporate world and discusses the benefits and negatives of going that route. Visit www.blackbook.ai for further information and if you’re interested in anything tech I highly recommend attending their conference in Brisbane or Melbourne @ automate2019.com.au.

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1:01 – 20:45 – Blackbook Ai as a company & how they develop

20:45 – 28:15 – How AI is created & where it’s going in business

28:15 – 39:00 – Tuay’s journey & advice to entrepreneurs

39:00 – 42:05 – Blackbook’s Goals & the incredible way they treat their employees

42:05 – 45:40 – Failures & achievements

45:40 – 48:30 – Automate2019.com.au Blackbook’s upcoming conference for anyone interested in tech

48:30 – end – Wrap up!

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Lessons From Success Episode 4 – Monarc global – From Food Trucks to Private Jets

Welcome to the almighty third guest episode of Lessons From Success.  This episode follows the journey of Royce Crown from food trucks through to founding the instant private flight booking app Monarc Global.  We discuss being ripped off by employees, starting a seed round and even the challenges of owning a restaurant in Australia. 

This is such an incredible interview and goes in-depth on starting a tech company as a non-tech founder. Visit https://monarcglobal.com/ for further information and give Royce and his team a follow @monarcglobal

 

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Lessons From Success Episode 3 – Anne-Marie, Kidswantu – Kids Activities Off-Screen

Welcome to the second guest episode of Lessons From Success.  This episode is incredible as it follows the journey Anne-Marie through her building of KidsWantU.  What’s interesting about this interview is the way Anne-Marie has navigated through the hardships of starting a business.  From beta testing to being in the process of creating the final product Anne-Marie is an incredible teacher.

Visit https://kidswantu.com/ for further information and give her a follow @kidswantu, Enjoy!

 

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Lessons From Success Episode 2 – Scott Millar, Success With Holograms

Welcome to the first guest episode of Lessons From Success.  Joining us today is an incredible young entrepreneur Scott Millar. Scott has built BOP industries from the ground up and focuses on holograms for events and marketing purposes.  He’s also expanded into educating Australia’s youth to develop their tech and entrepreneurial skills.  Scott is an incredibly open mentor that loves talking about his journey and his challenges along the way.  You can find Scott @Scott_Millar_ or on https://www.bopindustries.com/

During the interview we discussed Scott’s morning routine and he recommended we try a tea called ‘Yerba Mate’. This can be found at any T2 store or easily purchased off google. Enjoy!

 

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