The Art of Doing Good (and Doing it Well)

If you’re reading this article, you probably know Ronsley Vaz. As Chief Daydreamer at Amplify and host of Bond Appetit and Should I Start a Podcast, chances are his influence has reached you if you’re on this page. But you might not know his story. Several years ago, Ronsley found himself more than $400,000 in debt after a failed attempt …

5 Tips for Keeping Yourself Sane in a Working Relationship

The latest episode of Bond Appetit features me speaking with Rebecca Plant, host of the Boardrooms and Bedrooms podcast. Rebecca’s show is all about navigating the complexities of a working relationship — an arrangement where partners are running or working within a business together. As you might imagine, this isn’t the easiest thing. But Rebecca and I, both of us …

The Challenge of Keeping Our Emotions in Check

How do we manage our emotions? How do we keep them from boiling over and paralysing us? Lisa Ma, an event coordinator at Networx Brisbane and Iceberg Events, spent much of her formative years being controlled by extreme anxiety. On the latest episode of Bond Appetit, we had a candid talk about her years in university and how anxiety, depression …

The Counterintuitive Benefits of Menial Jobs

Working in a menial job, or a minimum wage job or any other kind of employment you do just to get some income rolling in, can be a drag. You’re not passionate or compelled by the work and focusing just on the little income you get can get you down. You only take the job because you need it to …

The Real Definition of Business Success

When Carl Taylor was just a teenager, he learned an important fundamental truth about business. Success, he was taught, should be defined by how much of your business could work without you.   What exactly does that mean? Most of us might have a more traditional view of work. We get a degree, we get a job, we work and …

4 Tips for Getting Your Business LinkedIn Ready

LinkedIn. Nearly everybody uses it, but not very many people use it well. On the latest episode of the Bond Appetit Podcast, social media strategist and consultant Adam Houlahan stopped by to explain why so few people are using LinkedIn in a way that will net them long-term, sustainable results. Shockingly, Adam told me that among the 550 million people …

The Questions You Need to Build a Successful Business and Podcast

James Cridland is an award-winning writer, speaker, business consultant, and radio futurologist, as well as the founder of the weekly online newsletter “PodNews”. On the latest episode of “Should I Start a Podcast”, James and I spoke about how businesses can prepare themselves, simply by asking questions, and starting conversations. In the process, we explored his history in the industry …