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9 top tips for finding your online business niche

Are you looking for a sideline business to bring in extra income or maybe one you can develop to replace your current job? If so, the online world is full of opportunities waiting for you. But, how do you know where to start? We all have some things we can either create for others or teach to others. Don’t worry if you are not a recognised ‘expert’ in any field, we’ll share some tips to help you move past that below. For now, just consider the big picture.

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Scott Harris - Deliberate intention

For more than 20 years Scott Harris has been coaching, mentoring & speaking to individuals, businesses & large audiences to help them create great success; financially, physically & emotionally.

Having dedicated his entire adult life to growth, change, and inspiration, Scott now delivers profound powerful training, coaching & mentoring programs around the world to facilitate life-changing positive...

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Elaine Bensted - Follow your passion

Elaine Bensted is Chief Executive, Zoos South Australia commencing 3rd September 2012.  Since being in the role Elaine has led an improvement in the financial position of this conservation charity and an increase in Zoos SA membership base from 26,000 to over 43,000.  She also led the work that culminated in the release of a 20 year Master Plan for both Adelaide and Monarto Zoos in early 2015...

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Martine Letts - Changing the future outlook

Martine is an experienced executive within non-profit and international policy sectors, providing high-level expertise in public policy development, formulation and promotion both in Australia and internationally.

Martine joined the Committee in March 2016, after serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Australia.... 

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#51 Dave Malcolm - Marley Spoon Australia Co-founder - Recipe for success

Episode 51  - Recipe for success

Dave is a  senior international executive and entrepreneur with a proven track record in global brand, digital & product marketing, brand communications and management. 
A thought leader, passionate about all aspects of integrated marketing, digital and social innovation and the application of emerging technologies in nurturing and growing brands.

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#49 Tom Mullally - Wage freedom

Episode 49 - Wage freedom

Wage Freedom isn’t about getting by. It’s about the good life—as defined by you—and how to get there.  It was great to be back in Bali interviewing Tom Mullaly for the second time here on The Mentor List.  If you haven't listened to our first interview with Tom you can catch it here www.mentorlist.com.au/tom....

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#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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#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

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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#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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#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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#39 - Jan Owen - Socially enterprising

Episode 39 - Socially enterprising

Jan is a highly regarded social entrepreneur, innovator, influencer and author who has spent the past 25 years growing Australia's youth, social enterprise and innovation sectors.

In 2012 she was named Australia's inaugural Australian Financial Review and Westpac Woman of Influence; in 2014 she received the Doctor of Letters from the University of Sydney; and was awarded membership to the Order of Australia in 2000. She is the author of Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime (1996) and The Future Chasers (2014).

Jan is the CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians and YLab, the global youth futures lab. Her lifelong mission is to unleash the potential of young people to lead positive change in the world. 

Episode #39 can be found here www.mentorlist.com.au/jan

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#38 - Michael Gill - Write your own story

Episode 38 - Write your own story

Michael Gill is counsellor with Dragoman, an international advisory firm. He is chairman of Newbe Global, a digital media venture, and of Sustainable Skills Ltd, which advises governments on vocational education systems. From 1998 to 2011 he was CEO and editor in chief of the Financial Review Group and was chairman of AAP Ltd.

Episode #38 can be found here mentorlist.com.au/michaelg

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#37 - Malcolm Jackman - Turnaround merchant

Episode 37 - Turnaround merchant

Malcolm is the Chief Executive of the SA Fire and Emergency Services Commission and Chair of the SAFECOM Board, to which the State Emergency Service, Metropolitan Fire Service and Country Fire Service report.

He joined the publicly listed Coates Hire in 2003 as CEO, and oversaw a period of rapid and sustained growth as the company consolidated its position in the Australian equipment rental market as well as rationalising their overseas operations. In early 2008 Coates was acquired by a consortium comprising Carlyle and National Hire. Malcolm was appointed to lead the merged group which ranks as a global leader in the equipment rental sector and managed the integration before stepping down in July 2008.

In September 2008 he was appointed as the CEO of Futuris Corporation which changed its name to Elders Limited in April 2009. During his tenure he initiated a significant business restructure and change in strategic direction, focussing the group operations on its core agribusinesses. This was achieved despite the company being under significant pressure with an over-geared balance sheet and constrained working capital.  

Episode #37 can be found here mentorlist.com.au/malcolm

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#36 - The year gone by - Thank you

The Mentor List celebrates its first year! (Part 3 of 3)

Time flies when you're having fun. To celebrate our one year anniversary here on The Mentor List we are showcasing highlights from the year gone by.

Tell me, what advice do you wish you received? Listen in as our Mentor's share with you the advice they either received or better still, wish they received.

- Claire Rogers
- Whitney Johnson
- Zeger Degraeve
- Katherine Teh-White
- Tim Fung
- Cameron Schwab
- Michelle Melbourne
- John Drury
- Soren Trampedach
- Jo Mikleus
- Catherine Ball
- Federico Re

You can find this and more episodes at www.mentorlist.com.au

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