Sme Experts

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Synopsis

Practical tips to make your business a success. From cyber risk to self-managed super funds, SME Experts covers the topics you need to understand in order to take your business to the next level. Following the success of Mark Bouris popular podcast series The Mentor, this series is a must listen for any small to medium business owner.SME Experts is supported by a complete set of additional templates and checklists available at Mentored.com.au in our resources area.Host Craig West is a strategic accountant with over 20 years experience advising business owners. As Managing Director of Succession Plus and CEO of Mentored, he is passionate about helping business owners achieve the success they deserve. Craig has written four critically acclaimed books on employee incentives, succession planning, asset protection and exit strategies.

Episodes

  • Get a part-time CFO

    29/07/2019 Duration: 15min

    Achieve your goals faster and with less friction. Co-hosts Matt Purcell and Matthew Holland speak to JP Mills from CFO Centre about how you can build your small to medium business by using a part-time CFO.

  • Preparing your SME for sale

    22/07/2019 Duration: 18min

    Always be ready to sell. Co-hosts Matt Purcell and Matthew Holland chat to Paul Smith from Mentored Business Sales about how SME owners can prepare their business to ensure they get the best price possible.

  • In business with your spouse?

    15/07/2019 Duration: 23min

    Running a business with your other half can pose many challenges but success stories do exist. Co-hosts Matt Purcell and Matthew Holland chat to clinical psychologist, Dr Gavin Brown, about how to avoid stress, anxiety and resentment when starting a business with your spouse. 

  • Financial forecasting 101

    08/07/2019 Duration: 22min

    How to create a financial forecast. Co-hosts Matt Purcell and Matthew Holland chat to Peter Foster from Financial Strategic Insights about what financial forecasting means, and why it’s a crucial process for any business that wants to achieve profitable growth and success. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Emotional intelligence for SMEs

    01/07/2019 Duration: 18min

    Struggling with employee engagement? Julian Carle from Synergen Group, explains how by leading with an emotional intelligence mindset, you can help motivate employees, drive productivity - and ultimately, increase the revenue of your SME. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Biggest branding misconceptions

    23/06/2019 Duration: 25min

    What is a brand and how can you build one that makes an impact? Stella Gianotto from Brand for Brands Agency explains how to get started creating your SME's brand - even if you don't have a budget. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Is the customer always right?

    17/06/2019 Duration: 23min

    Top customer service tips for your SME. Award-winning cafe owner, George James, reveals the secret to improving your customer service and what to do when you get a bad review. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Competitor closing down?

    27/05/2019 Duration: 22min

    What to do when your competitor closes down. Head of Strategy and Growth for Web Profits, Duncan Jones, discusses why planning ahead for this potentially game-changing opportunity is essential for any SME. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Top 5 attributes of entrepreneurs

    20/05/2019 Duration: 17min

    What do Richard Branson, Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey have in common? SME Experts, Michael Bova and Mark Pinhorn, reveal the top 5 attributes of successful entrepreneurs - and how you can apply them in your business. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Setting your industry benchmark

    13/05/2019 Duration: 15min

    Rise above the rest. Host Craig West, from Mentored.com.au chats with Tim Chamberlain from Benchmarking Data & Research about the tool that can help your SME set the industry benchmark. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Building a competitive culture

    06/05/2019 Duration: 19min

    The workplace vs the animal kingdom. Host Craig West, from Mentored.com.au, speaks with Ian Schubach, founder of Red Leaf Group and former game park ranger, about the importance of creating the right culture for your small business. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Get control of your inventory

    29/04/2019 Duration: 21min

    Manage your stock in real time, without the headache. Host Craig West, from Mentored.com.au, chats with Rhys Roberts from Cloudsolve, about why so many SMEs struggle to manage inventory and the best systems to put in place for small businesses. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • How to shift a busy mindset

    22/04/2019 Duration: 31min

    Work on the business, not in the business. Host Craig West, from Mentored.com.au, speaks with Daniel Murray from Empathic Consulting, about how to delegate, prioritise and focus on the strategic side of your SME. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • The cost you can't afford to ignore

    15/04/2019 Duration: 20min

    When it comes to insurance, cutting corners is a huge risk for any SME. Host Craig West, from Mentored.com.au, discusses how to protect your business in the case of an unexpected event, with Mario Cuenca from Emjay Insurance. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • How to create a culture of innovation

    08/04/2019 Duration: 17min

    Don't get left behind. Host Craig West from Mentored, speaks with Managing Director of Struber, Julie Castle, about how a culture of innovation can improve business performance and how to create one in your workplace. In this series, Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • The best grants for your business

    01/04/2019 Duration: 21min

    Score extra funding for your SME. Host Craig West chats to Marcus Webb from BSI Grants to find out what government grants are available and what your business needs to do to qualify for them. In this series Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Public relations 101

    25/03/2019 Duration: 30min

    Elevate the credibility of your brand. Host Craig West, chats with founder of Wordstorm PR, Monica Rosenfeld, about top mistakes SMEs make when pitching to mainstream media and how to avoid them. In this series Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • How empathy can improve business

    18/03/2019 Duration: 25min

    Are you an empathetic leader? Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks with Daniel Murray from Empathic Consulting about the direct impact empathy can have on business performance. In this series Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • Social media 101

    11/03/2019 Duration: 26min

    Market and grow your SME using social media. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, chats with entrepreneur and business mentor, Matt Purcell, about which platforms you should be across and how to nail the perfect post. In this series Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

  • How to hire the right people

    04/03/2019 Duration: 18min

    Performance-based hiring. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to Tom Hitchcock from Purple Patch Consulting about new recruitment technique that will save you time and money down the track. In this series Mark Bouris, host of The Mentor, provides full access to his amazing team of mentors. For even more info, check out The Mentor podcast. 

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