The Starter Pod Presents

The Starter Pod Presents

A collaborative effort sponsored by ELEV8 Podcast Studio, The Starter Pod is a pod of small business, influencers and every day people wanting to share their stories with the world.... Show More

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Gaia Grant, Author and Leadership expert talks sustainable innovation and the inherent tension between creative and analytical thinkers.

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This episode Nate shares his tops tips for managing wealth and financials as the year comes to a close. Nate talks about the new way to "Save" and how to start a conversation with with investors / co-founders about financials. 

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Amie Duignan from AD Connects talks to Nate & Soraya about finding a job that LOVES you back. Fulfilment, freedom and passion, Amie shares how getting that pay rise or even taking the leap to something better is easier than you think if you follow these basic principals.

 

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January 20, 2020 39 min

The New Year is always a big focus to get healthy and inshape. Listen to Timo Topp author of Eat, Move, Live talk about how to dispel the myths of what people REALLY need to do and WHY most people crash and burn.

 

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The Aroma Dudes, Newcastle based couple that are changing the way people think about transition to a plant based diet and the ultimate in holistic living. 

Listen to Joel and Glen talk about some of the amazing ways you can use aromatherapy to enhance not only your wellbeing but also your palate. Edible Oils, bush tucker and recommendations on a balance and calmer life. 

Great feel good episode. 

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A sneak peak into the world of Forex Trading with Dean Hyde of Blueberry Markets. Dean shares with Nate and Soraya some of the need to know tips and tricks on successful trading.

Learn the lingo, patterns and behaviour that can make all the difference when starting out in the world of trading. 

Blueberry Markets offer a demo account to get you into the world of trading without the need to financially commit. 

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A brief episode where Nate and Soraya reflect on some of the guests that have appeared on the show and debate the tactics used to develop ones self.

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Nate and Soraya talk to Alex Siletsky from Dream English on why every business should have a YouTube to expand their reach and build customer relationships.

Trying to go viral? listen as we delve into tricks Alex used to grow his YouTube views to 1.3 million in under one year

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This episode is about the importance of communication in the hiring process and the workspace. Join Nate, Soraya, and Alex Siletsky, Marketing Director of Dream English Sydney, dive into Aussie english, improving PTE scores for foreigners, and Soraya’s most recent date 2 years ago.

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Are you ready for race season? Listen in June Dally-Watkins Brisbane Managing Director Jodie Bache-McLean etiquette coach, sharing how to avoid embarrassment this race season.

Learn how to reject a potential lover without hurting feelings by avoiding the trend of ghosting. A jam packed episode on all things etiquette and modern day good manners.

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People often don’t know what they want to gift or be gifted

Qualifying factors gifts:

  • Do they Drink?
  • Are they young or old?
  • Do they travel?
  • Are they family people?
  • Do they entertain at home?
  • What NOT to gift

  • Alcohol: with growing cultural diversity, many people may not drink
  • Knives: some cultures consider a knife bad luck
  • Towels: in some cultures, towels are used to cover coffins
  • Ce...
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    What does Scott do?

  • Lots of people know how to earn but not manage it
  • Focuses on how to invest and multiply money
  • Found the property market to be lucrative
  • Went from 0 to 16 properties in 6 years
  • Why invest?

  • Scott reached a point in his 30s and imagined into the future
  • He realised that he needed to save and invest his money
  • Most people don’t want to give their money to an investor...
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  • Telum Media helps users make the right connections to achieve media coverage. It essentially offers a database of journalists in Australia, Asia and New Zealand to help PR find the who’s who and contact them
  • For PR, there is pressure to find and connecting with appropriate journalists - but how can you form these important relationships?
  • A key component of PR is finding journ...
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  • Problem Andrew found was that people in certain industries would come into creativity seminars with the impression that they did not require creativity
  • There are more psychopaths in corporate positions than there are in British prisons
  • Micromanaging and control in workplaces puts a damper on creativity
  • The cookie Story

  • Andrew was trying to force a creative opening for a speech...
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    September 23, 2019 28 min
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    Creative processes

  • Donald considers himself to take the DaVinci approach to art
  • Van Gogh approach involves listening to feelings and impulses, Davinci approach is an attention to detail
  • Just like any business plans and projects forward in the sense of operations, it’s also important to plan the brands direction, and presentation
  • Donald’s tips for businesses connecting with desi...

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    Stay Up To Date With Our Latest Episodes! Subscribe Here! Karen Maher - Founder Workplace Trainwise
  • Managing director and leading facilitator at Workplace Trainwise
  • Karen focuses on helping workplaces develop safe cultures – specialising in bullying and sexual harassment
  • Workplace bullying and sexual harassment statistics are NOT going down in Australia – highlighting the importance of this work
  • Employees bear no legal responsibility...
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    Your Leadership Diagnosis
  • Every person has a different behavioural style. Profiling tools, such as DISC or MBTI, can show you your own skills and what you need to focus on more.
  • Improving your team starts from 'diagnosing' your skill & mindset. Most senior leaders want to display confidence and communication, yet simultaneously doubt the impression they leave on others. Working on yourself allows you to better focus on w...
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    Strategy Advice from A Video Content Strategist
  • Plan your way ahead & roadmap for video content. Visualise the message of content you want to present to your audience, then ask yourself 'How can this message be transformed into video?'
  • Appreciate the video format —> under 30s if not providing clear value to customer
  • Always lead with 'Why?' What is the pur...
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    Building culture in a firm
    - Good culture to employees should be a set of behaviours that are seen, even when the boss isn’t around. Culture and business values should transcend through all different departments/areas, into everything your business does.
    - Having a clearly defined mission and vision for your business can both guide current staff and be used to attract future...

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