Be The Drop - Investigating Brand Storytelling

Be The Drop - Investigating Brand Storytelling

Be The Drop Podcast is where passionate communicators and savvy business people come to improve their communication skills. The show captures insights from a wide range of guests including leading entrepreneurs, athletes, social media influencers, CEO’s, charity founders and visionaries. Learn how the best communicators motivation and inspire their tribes to take action. This show will teach you ways to connect in a more meaningfully way as both a business owner and community leader.... Show More

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I'm a talker; but as a student and trainer of effective communication, I also know that communication is not just about talking. Communication begins with the stories we tell ourselves, and often we're not even aware of the impact our self-talk is having on us. This week's guest explains this concept and how art therapy can help.

Bel Ryan describes art as naturally therapeutic. Through her work with teenagers as a schoo...

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This week's episode is ideal for anyone wanting to learn about small business digital marketing. As a small business owner, delivering content marketing and training services, I understand the incredible value in sharing the experience and knowledge from other business owners in this field. 

Sam Davies is the founder of Digital Noir, he's the 'Humans Aren't Robots' podcast host and a self-confessed BBQ enthusi...

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Business founders are hard working, driven people. We commit 100% to our business(es), but with the burden of small business financial pressures, it can often feel like we have to juggle everything ourselves. However, my guest this week understands how important it is for founders to be part of a tribe and share business resources in order to support growth.

Peta Ellis knows a thing or two about growth. As CEO of River City Labs, t...

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When you know what you want, decision making is easier. The hard part is figuring out what you want. Embracing the confidence in your decision making, allows you to enjoy wherever your the journey takes you. Someone who knows this through experience, is Australian entrepreneur Nick Crocker, who I had the pleasure of interviewing at Southstart 2019.

Nick is a General Partner of Blackbird Ventures. His entrepreneurial tale started wh...

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Life as a small business owner and the desire to constantly achieve peak performance, can be hard. When you're an entrepreneur or startup founder, you need to be extremely resilient. What's interesting, and what my guest this week knows only too well, is that often, one of the main things holding us back, is ourselves.

Aaron Birkby describes himself as an "eco-system builder". With a background of more than two deca...

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I turn 40 in 2020, so it's a very exciting year for me. As I get older, my appetite for learning increases and I'm looking forward to achieving more by setting specific new year goals for 2020. To make sure goals are focused and productive, it's important to use a strategic framework or structured approach.

Bel Ryan is the founder of Ignite Art Therapies. As a leading art therapist and creative facilitator for more than...

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2019 has been an incredibly exciting year for podcasting, with increasing numbers of people listening to, creating and investing in podcasts. As the number of podcasts increase, it can be hard to decide which one you should listen to - which is why we love podcast recommendations. 

According to the 2019 ABC Podcast Survey, word of mouth is the number 1 means of discovering new podcasts. When James Cridland from Podnews is presenti...

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The SA Woman Awards are designed to showcase and celebrate the achievements of women-led businesses within the SA Woman network. I recently had the pleasure of attending these awards, to interview and gain insights from women who are winning in business. 

Carly Thompson-Barry is the founder of SA Woman. Through her entrepreneurial journey, she fundamentally understands the difficulties female entrepreneurs and business owners face...

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Many factors create culture. History, media and language all play a part in what makes up Australia. But community is perhaps what makes each of us Australians. The Community Broadcast Foundation is committed to help amplify a diverse range of community voices. Businesses should also support these voices, if we're to make a positive impact, socially and commercially.

Jon King is the Grants Manager of the Community Broadcasting ...

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I grew up in the agri-business world and cut my teeth in content marketing creating videos on pig farming for my parents' business. I'm now fascinated by the opportunities presented in AgTech. Agriculture and technology - two of the most species-defining human inventions - joining together to create new opportunities for our future. And what better way to explore these new, disruptive ideas than at Southstart with Farmwall ...

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As a mum and a marketer, I'm fascinated with how we connect to one another as humans - how we learn, how we relate and how we grow into being the best versions of ourselves. But who defined "best" and how do we instil this desire into our children? As adults, how do we avoid being derailed from that path?

John Hunter is an educator of more than 40 years and the inventor of the World Peace Game, a fascinating child-centr...

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Leadership and teamwork are highly valued skills in both sport and business. As an elite, team sport athlete, the ability to work together in an effective team, is critical for success. Winning teams are those that effectively draw on the strengths of all players. 

Bruce Djite, is the Director of Football at Adelaide United, after retiring from a successful international soccer career. Bruce represented Australia 9 times for the So...

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It can seem difficult to create a point of difference for your business. There are learned perspectives and attitudes that prevent us from seeing outside traditional viewpoints. However if we allow ourselves to be open to new ideas and ways of thinking, great success can be achieved through creativity in business.

Different is nothing to be afraid of, as Finbar O'Hanlon emanates in his daily life, as a musician and creative ent...

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November 3, 2019 20 min

Podcasting is the storytelling revolution that empowers the everyday person with the opportunity to create and share their own audio content.t. We all have something to say, but the challenge is to create good content that gets attention in today's media climate. As a podcast producer, Podnews, is my number 1 resource to help navigate the world of podcasting.

James Cridland, the editor of Podnews, is a radio futurologist and po...

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October 27, 2019 24 min

When it comes to looking after ourselves, most of us treat symptoms when they appear instead of managing our lifestyle to prevent them from occurring. Stress management is one such issue that stops us from working effectively and enjoying time out of the office, yet most of us don't prevent overload until it's too late.

Susie Hopkins is an expert on stress, she knows exactly what the weight of stress feels like whether it b...

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October 20, 2019 24 min

TED Talks deliver "ideas worth sharing" but what makes one presentation more captivating than others? When information is presented to us, it's difficult to remember a string of facts, instead, people connect and empathise through the use of story, to teach knowledge and impart wisdom.

Jon Yeo, Curator and Licensee of TEDxMelbourne, is a communication expert, a facilitator of growth, and an entrepreneur. Jon has a rich ...

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Many factors contribute to building a successful business. Strategy, structures and procedures all contribute to improved performance. Something that is less tangible but arguably more important, is the business relationships that underpin growth. For it's the people within your organisation and the relationships they develop, that actually makes the business successful. 

James Sarah, is the Joint Managing Director of the SARA...

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Startup incubators are catalysts for change. While they don't develop the ideas or make the deals to turn those ideas into reality, they provide a space to nurture the people who have the drive to do great things. So who gets behind a startup incubator and how do you become a catalyst for others?

Jason Neave is the inspirational Director of the Moonshine Laboratory, an incubator born of passion out of the Distillery, the digita...

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I’m very excited in this episode to announce a special project that we’re currently working on. With assistance from the Community Broadcasting Fundation, Channel 44 and supporting partners, we are creating an 8 part TV, web and podcast interview series called: Transcending The Gender Narrative.

The aim of the series is to provide a diverse viewpoint of the women and men, who are championing diversity and equality. The series wil...

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Working with mentors and embracing a commitment to life long learning can have significant benefits both in our personal and business life. Understanding different perspectives and building knowledge from others already experienced in our field, helps us build on our strengths and develop our weaknesses.

Tim Prosser has a background in IT, is a start-up business mentor at Remarkable and is passionate about reimagining life long lea...

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