Why the Market Owes You Nothing – A Lesson From Gary Vaynerchuk

For many of us in business, technological disruption and change is coming thick and fast. It’s challenging, but it’s also one of the things that attracts me to the podcasting and audio marketing space. It’s constantly evolving – fast. And that’s fun. The problem with this constant need to innovate, adapt, pivot and change is that we can lose sight …

The Journey vs. the Destination in Entrepreneurship

Last year I, for the first time in my professional career, experienced burnout. Before, when someone told me they were feeling ‘burnt-out’, I couldn’t empathise with them. I thought to myself, ‘How can you be exhausted doing something you love?’ For me, real entrepreneurs had an unlimited supply of energy. But, I found myself completely drained of energy and vitality. …

Looking into What Makes an Entrepreneur Tick

These days, everyone wants be an entrepreneur — for better or for worse. WIth the proliferation of technology and availability of information, more and more people are getting out of the cubicle and starting their own businesses. Sure, this has led to some pretty terrible products and services. But you can’t deny that we live in an amazing time in …

Podcasting for the Business Owner with Jason Skinner

On the latest episode of Should I Start a Podcast, I had the pleasure of speaking to Jason Skinner. Jason is host of Business Made Easy as well as a professional business coach and accountant. In short, he’s the guy you want to talk to if you’re trying to use podcasting to promote your business. But first, is that even …

What People Don’t Think of When Starting a Podcast

I have a statistic for you. If you’ve listened to any of my shows, or read any of my blog posts, you’ve probably heard it ad nauseum. But it bears repeating: 93% of podcasts have 7 episode or less. Let that sink in. The vast majority of podcasts on iTunes implode before reaching their 10th episodes. It’s hard to say …

4 Ways to Supercharge Your Podcast with Allison Melody of Food Heals

On the latest episode of Should I Start a Podcast, we had the immense pleasure of talking to Allison Melody, host of The Food Heals Podcast. In just a few short years, Allison’s listenership has skyrocketed to 150,000 and her show has netted her speaking gigs, a book deal and a featured spot on entrepreneur.com. Here’s a few of her …

Why Writing a Book Can Change Your Business (and Life)

The thought of writing a book is daunting, especially if you don’t consider yourself a writer. It can take quite a bit of mental energy writing an email to your boss, but writing 60,000 words on your business philosophy? Forget about it. Writing a book, however, is something every entrepreneur should consider. On a recent episode of the Copy That …

Why You Need to Take Ego out of Your Business

If you’re an entrepreneur, you probably have a big ego. Face it, it’s what a lot of us are all about. We love going on podcasts and talking about our values, love sharing our struggle with anyone who will listen and live for that buzz of being recognised on stage at a conference. Maybe we could do with pulling back …

Two Perfect Lessons from My Chat with a 25-Year-Old CEO

Do you ever have a conversation that completely reinvigorates your sense of purpose? That brings back that drive that made you an entrepreneur in the first place? The latest episode of Bond Appetit was a little bit like that. For this week’s episode, I had the good fortune to speak to Alda Karen. At 25 Alda has her own company, …