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NOT The Rob Bell Podcast

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Welcome to NOT the Rob Bell Podcast where we talk with business owners, marketers, and professionals to extract what makes people and businesses successful.I am in fact, Rob Bell, but it's not about me. Let's get the conversation started.

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Welcome to NOT the Rob Bell Podcast where we talk with business owners, marketers, and professionals to extract what makes people and businesses successful.I am in fact, Rob Bell, but it's not about me. Let's get the conversation started.

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NOT The Rob Bell Podcast

Latest release on Oct 14, 2020

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Welcome to NOT the Rob Bell Podcast where we talk with business owners, marketers, and professionals to extract what makes people and businesses successful.I am in fact, Rob Bell, but it's not about me. Let's get the conversation started.

Episode 025 - Peace Mitchell - Inspiring Women in Worldwide Business

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Peace Mitchell is co-founder of the Women's Business School, and Ausmumpreneur. 

She's faced her own challenges starting and building her own businesses, and is now helping other Women forge their own business success. 

We talk about challenges in business, taking a leap into new territory, securing grants to fulfill purpose, and so much more. This is a great discussion, with amazing insights.

https://ausmumpreneur.com/

https://www.thewomensbusinessschool.com/

Oct 14 2020

40mins

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Ep#024 Jackie Vullinghs - Venture Capital and Investable Businesses

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In this episode of Not The Rob Bell Podcast, Jackie takes us through the world of Venture Capital.

She's worked in startups but is now Investment Manager at Airtree Ventures, an Aussie VC firm which has invested in Prospa, Canva, and so many more.

We chat about misconceptions around Venture Capital, how Venture funds are looking for investable businesses, just as much as businesses are looking for investors. It's an insightful discussion and lifts some of the mystery from how Venture Capital works - check it out!

Connect with Jackie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jvullinghs/ Jackie's website: www.jvullinghs.com Airtree Ventures: https://www.airtree.vc/ 

Aug 26 2020

40mins

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Episode 023 - Naomi Lindermeyer - Supporting Teachers & Business Challenges

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Starting her professional career as a Teacher, Naomi founded Kimberlin Education, which is a specialist agency for delivering innovative and exciting education programmes to suit their clients' needs and objectives.

We cover so much in this chat including Naomi's journey from educator to founder, and a failed (albeit popular) startup along the way. We also discuss the challenges of scaling a business operating in the notoriously challenging education sector, but also how getting the formula right becomes a powerful tool. We ran a little over time on this one but it's a great discussion with loads of interesting insights.

Aug 19 2020

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Episode 022 - Nick Roberts - From Rockstar to Successful Investor

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Nick Roberts has performed opening acts for Bon Jovi and toured the USA with his band October Rage. While cherishing those experiences, he's found a passion for investment. 

Launching his book The Rockstar Investor he's sharing his knowledge with a growing worldwide audience.

We talk about life on the road, lessons learnt from investing, how mindset can change your life, and so much more. 

Aug 12 2020

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Episode 021 - Lisa Vincent - Digital Learning & Creating Verticals

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Lisa Vincent is Co-Founder of Savv-e Australia, a Digital Learning agency established 20 years ago.

They've also recently launched their productised version of their service with their new digital learning platform How Too. 

We discuss the challenges of starting a tech company as a non-technical founder, spooling up a vertical to your existing business, the importance of accessibility and how it's often overlooked in technology and training. 

It's a great discussion with some amazing insights. 

Aug 06 2020

54mins

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Episode 020 - Danny Keens - Virtual Reality & Roads to a $100M Exit

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In this amazing episode of NOT The Rob Bell Podcast, we chat with Danny Keens, Senior Vice President of Content at NextVR. NextVR was just acquired by Apple for $100M! They're a leader in immersive Virtual Reality broadcast of sporting and live events. We chat about the challenges in tech, opportunities in Virtual Reality, and so much more.

Jul 29 2020

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Episode 019 - Yemi Penn - Overcoming Challenges and Finding Rewards

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Yemi Penn has a truly amazing story to tell. She's overcome adversity to become a self-made millionaire.

Yemi is a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager working on some of the biggest infrastructure projects you've ever seen.

Ever moving forward, she's founded Penny Consulting, W Squared Coaching, written a book "Did You Get The Memo", owns an F45 Gym in the UK, launched her own podcast, and so much more.

Jul 15 2020

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Episode 018 - Jeanette Cheah - Bridging Gaps and Advancing Education

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Jeanette is the CEO and Founder of Hacker Exchange. They're supercharging the next generation of startups and leaders.

We talk about bridging the gaps between employment and business, how diversity improves products and outcomes, and the power of networking. That and so much more in this amazing discussion!

Hacker Exchange: https://hacker.exchange/Jeanette Cheah: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanettecheah/

Jul 08 2020

41mins

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Episode 017 - Stuart Voysey - Imports & Distribution - Striking a Balance

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Stuart has built his company SCV Imports to become one of the leading importers of push bikes for the top end of the market. 

With a deep-seated passion as an athlete in this space, he's transformed his athletic energy into building his business. 

We talk about navigating the challenges of imports and warehousing, the impact of a financial crisis and currency fluctuations, and how being an expert in your field separates you from the pack.

Jun 29 2020

52mins

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Episode 016 - Kate Young - Customer Centricity Driving Change

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Kate Young is the Senior Manager for Customer Centricity and Capability at ANZ. 

This insightful discussion looks at how to drive cultural change in huge organisations using a customer-centric perspective. 

This is an amazing podcast with some fantastic insights. 

Connect with Kate: https://www.linkedin.com/in/youngkate1/

Jun 25 2020

44mins

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EP#015 Josh Maxwell - When Your Profession Has A Purpose

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Josh Maxwell is driving youth engagement with the arts with the Central Coast's leading Youth-focused theatre production company, Jopuka Productions.

We discuss the value of driving PR with no budget, how to obtain funding and grants for important projects, sticking to your core values, and the transition from performer to business owner.

Find out more about Jopuka Productions at https://www.jopuka.org.au/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jopukaproductions Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jopukaproductionsinc/

Jun 23 2020

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Episode 014 - Jason Cole - Lessons from Over 2,000 Weddings

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Jason Cole is a professional wedding photographer, and has photographed over 2,000 weddings during his career.

We discuss how important network is for a successful photography business, the challenges of dealing with the biggest day of people's lives, and so much more.

https://www.colestudios.com.au/https://www.facebook.com/colestudioshqhttps://www.instagram.com/colestudios/

Jun 18 2020

46mins

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Ep#013 - Carly Carmichael - Rolling Up Sleeves & Kicking Goals

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Carly Carmichael is Marketing Manager for Central Coast Mariners Football Club. She took an unconventional route to her role, but importantly, isn't afraid to roll up her sleeves and get the job done.

We talk about the challenges of marketing a regional sporting club, expectations vs reality, the Usain Bolt experience and the PR boost for the club, and so much more.

Website: https://www.ccmariners.com.au/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CCMariners Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/CCMariners/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ccmariners

Jun 15 2020

43mins

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EP#012 R.A. Spratt - From TV Comedy to Best Selling Author

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Rachel Spratt is a best-selling author and television writer. She is known for the Peski Kids, Friday Barnes and Nanny Piggins series of books. However she cut her teeth in television writing jokes for Good News Week and many others. We chat about the business of writing and discipline it takes, the cut-throat world of TV, and so many aspects of being a successful author. It's a great discussion and not to be missed. You can find R.A. Spratt at www.raspratt.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/raspratt/

Jun 11 2020

58mins

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Ep#011 Scott Fox - Out of the Fry Pan and Into The Fire

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Chef Scott Fox purchased Pearls on the Beach with his wife and business partner Melissa 17yrs ago. In that time, they've evolved the restaurant to one of the premiere fine dining destinations on the Central Coast.  We have a great discussion around the business journey, challenges in the cut-throat world of hospitality, managing teams, and so much more.  We're also really excited that as of today, Pearls on the Beach is reopening for dining service! Show them some support!  Check out Pearls on the Beach - pearlsonthebeach.com.au

Jun 03 2020

54mins

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EP#010 Tim Robinson - Pitching Ideas to TV Networks

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Tim Robinson is one of the few people who can say they've created their very own Network Television show, SNAP HAPPY : the photography show .

Not only a single season, but five seasons (6th scheduled, delayed due to Covid). We explore Tim's history, how he pitched the idea to a network, the need to follow your passions, and so much more.

You can check out Snap Happy the Photography Show at http://www.snaphappytv.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRdIep-n3VIsRY8-pORl6sFJVkAPUuFdQ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/snaphappyTV/ 

Jun 02 2020

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EP#009 Faith Forster - Startup Challenges and Corporate Solutions

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Stories from a startup and how choosing your investors carefully is so important.

After spending a large part of her career solving problems for huge multi-nationals, Faith embarked on her own startup in the UK with her co-Founder and Husband Sandy, solving project management challenges for large corporates. 

While political turmoil significantly impacted the plans and the startup ultimately failed, they took away some powerful lessons and invaluable insight. 

Now back in Australia, Faith's ready to embark on her next venture, and she shares her deep insight and lessons learnt from her past experience. 

We discuss so much on life as a startup founder, how choosing the right investors is so critical, and so much more. 

May 27 2020

57mins

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Episode 008 - Jack Bloomfield - Teenage Millionaire on Success and Growth

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Jack Bloomfield made headlines as a Teenage Millionaire, driving his BMW to school one day, flying interstate for a media appearance the next. 

After a wave of media, a personal testimonial from Tony Robbins, and many other highlights, he's founded Bloomfield Education to share his strategy with others. He's now closed Seed funding on his latest venture Disputify.

We discuss the balance of being a teenager and business person, how his parents' support was instrumental in his success, and so much more.

Jack's Website - https://www.jackbloomfield.com.au

Jack on Instagram - https://instagram.com/jackbloomfield

May 26 2020

54mins

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Episode 007 - Kathy Rhodes - The Strategy & Psychology in Marketing

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Kathy has made a name for herself in strategic development. With experience across agency, not for profit, and big business, she's developed a powerful perspective on marketing.

We discuss so many aspects of good marketing, the power of events such as SXSW and Pause Fest for professional development, and so much more.

May 20 2020

44mins

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Episode 006 - Freezma - Sales without Selling - The Art of Influencing

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Freezma entered the vlogger / content creation space 10 years ago, when YouTube content was sparse, and Facebook pages didn't need an ad spend to gain attention. 

Much has changed in that time, but Freezma has kept on producing content growing his loyal audience. 

We discuss all things content, life as a vlogger, how the influencer space has evolved, and so much more. 

May 18 2020

58mins

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