#48 Brooke Miller - Back yourself

#48 Brooke Miller - Back yourself

Episode 48 - Back yourself

Brooke Miller is BP’s VP Sales & Marketing Australia, leading the company’s retail business in a highly competitive fuels market. Brooke is focused on delivering a high quality, differentiated offer at 1,400 BP-branded sites and successful partnerships with some of Australia’s largest commercial customers.

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How schools of today can meet the workforce needs of tomorrow

How schools of today can meet the workforce needs of tomorrow

One of the biggest dilemmas for schools has always been how to best equip their students to function effectively in changing work environment? With the digital age and the fourth industrial revolution already happening all around us, this issue is more important than ever.

In her recent interview on The Mentor List, Jan Owen, CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians ...

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How to stick to your guns in business

How to stick to your guns in business

Whether you are just starting out in your own business or the CEO of a large organisation, at some stage you’ll need to create or revise mission, vision, and value statements as part of your role.

That’s not as easy as it seems. Many businesses have clearly defined mission and vision statements but the value statements can be a bit vague.

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# 47 Nadine Champion - Ten seconds of courage

# 47 Nadine Champion - Ten seconds of courage

Episode 47 - Ten seconds of courage

Nadine Champion is a truly inspiring keynote speaker, author and martial arts Sensei (teacher). She is a thought leader on courage, inner strength and resilience, having engagingly presented for a wealth of notable companies such as Facebook and Telstra. Nadine's mission is to help others access a high ......

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How to become a better communicator (and why that’s important)

How to become a better communicator (and why that’s important)

Have you listened to our three 1st year anniversary celebration episodes yet?

For those who haven’t (yet), these episodes are essentially a highlight reel from each of our Mentors over the previous 33 episodes. In each episode, each guest was asked to share the best pieces of advice they received or, better still, wish they received. All the responses were very thoughtful. They ranged ...

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#46 Rachael Robertson - Make the decision

#46 Rachael Robertson - Make the decision

Episode 46 - Make the decision

Rachael led the Australian expedition to Davis Station, Antarctica - the second female to lead a team at the Station and the youngest ever leader. She managed a team of 18 people through the long, dark, Antarctic winter and through trial and error built a resilient and highly successful team based on the ......

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How good financial literacy will help you in business

How good financial literacy will help you in business

Do you know the difference between P&L, PAYG, GST, BASS, and MYOB? You might know what they mean but do you know when and how to use them?

Now you might be great at sales, design or customer service, for example, but what happens when you move up the ranks into management or decide to start your own business? Suddenly, you’re .........

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Why you need a team when you work for yourself

Why you need a team when you work for yourself

Are you one of the growing number of self-employed Australians?

We have many different names. Freelancer, entrepreneur, solopreneur, sole trader, consultant, contractor, and even self-bosser. While each of these titles has a slightly different meaning, they all have the same basic premise – you are your own boss (as am I).

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#44 Brendan Maher - R U OK?

#44 Brendan Maher - R U OK?

Episode 44 - R U OK?

Brendan Maher is the CEO of R U OK? – an organisation most well known for R U OK?Day, a national day of action committed to encouraging and equipping everyone to regularly and meaningfully ask “are you ok?”, of anyone who might be struggling with life. Since the inaugural R U OK?Day in 2009, R U OK? has become a household name. In 2016, an estimated 72% of Australians were aware of R U OK?Day, with.......

Episode #44 can be found here www.mentorist.com.au/brendan

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#43 - Jon Yeo - Edge thinking

#43 - Jon Yeo - Edge thinking

Episode 43 - Edge thinking

Whether an audience of 1 or 1000, we need to be able to quickly and effectively build rapport. Jon Yeo helps executives and brands design a meaningful and compelling brand story that connects and engages audiences. Jon is the Curator of TEDxMelbourne and Chapter President of Professional Speakers Australia.

Episode #43 can be found here www.mentorlist.com.au/jon

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Opportunity for outstanding business development manager to join The Mentor List

Opportunity for outstanding business development manager to join The Mentor List

Opportunity for outstanding business development manager. 

Do you know of, or are you, an OUTSTANDING BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER? 

We want to talk to you! We are looking for self motivated individuals to ignite the initial spark and curiosity within businesses and thought leaders to create their own movement supported by the fastest growing digital medium – PODCASTING.

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How to use your brain to help your career in the fourth industrial revolution

How to use your brain to help your career in the fourth industrial revolution

Are you worried that new technologies will see too many of us mere humans out of work in the near future? Is there a way we can adapt to these changes?

Read on to find out.

If you look back through history, you’ll see that changes in technology have always driven changes in the nature of our jobs and the tools we use. However, that can be a good thing. The industrial revolutions that have occurred over the last few centuries are proof of that.

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#41 - Solange Cunin - Our mission

#41 - Solange Cunin - Our mission

Episode 41 - Our mission

Solange Cunin is a 24-year-old who grew up ‘off the grid’ on her parents’ farm in northern NSW. She was given her first telescope at the age of eight and convinced everyone around her that she would become an aerospace engineer.  

Solange studied a Bachelors in Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering at University of New South Wales. Solange founded Cuberider, a leader in innovative STEM education, which brings access to space down into the classroom. Solange has lead Cuberider to be the first Australian payload to ever go to the International Space Station and inspired thousands of students across Australia.

Episode #41 can be found here www.mentorlist.com.au/solange

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Can your business be a force for good?

Can your business be a force for good?

The last time you picked up a newspaper, the chances are it contained a story about a large corporation ignoring the needs of individuals and local communities. The article would also have mentioned the public outcry that followed. Sound familiar?

In Australia, the organisations most often seen as the ‘bad guys’ include the Big4 banks, health insurers, property developers, mining and energy companies, and supermarket chains. The decisions they make can create issues that polarise public opinion.

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#40 - Jo Burston - If she can I can

#40 - Jo Burston - If she can I can

Episode 40 - If she can I can

Jo Burston is the founder and CEO of Job Capital a company she grew from nothing to $40M in less than 5 years with a team of 12, co-founder and director of Phronesis.Academy and founder of the entrepreneurial movement Inspiring Rare Birds, Rare Birds works to promote opportunity for women in entrepreneurship and has a global vision to have ten million women in its community by 2020.

Jo has been recognised as one of Australia’s top entrepreneurs for the past six years and is a leading authority on global women’s entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship as a whole, and SMB markets. Jo is an active mentor for fast growth entrepreneurs both men and women, and is passionate about encouraging young Australians to endeavour to find out exactly who it is that they want to become, and create their own jobs to achieve this.

Jo also runs her own podcast show here www.inspiringrarebirds.com/podcasts

Episode #40 can be found here www.mentorlist.com.au/job

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The essential leadership skill that often gets overlooked

The essential leadership skill that often gets overlooked

If I asked you to list the skills you think a great leader needs, you’d probably include things like negotiation, communication, strategic planning, assertiveness, and time-management. And you’d be right. But what you may not have included is the ability to create trust.

Many of us assume that trust exists but don’t actively take measures to ensure that it does. Sometimes, we say we trust someone but then unwittingly undermine that trust by not allowing them the opportunity to express their ideas or make their own decisions.

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