2016-08-05 TCOB

I was fortunate to stand in for Jacki Mitchell, the host of the weekly Taking Care of Business Show on RPP FM.

My guests on the show were Danielle Storey the CEO of the Eastern Innovation and Business Centre and


Engaging Your Audience

One of the biggest issues for events is engaging the audience. So many people are at the whim of their mobile phone but it really is not about the audience, it is about the presenter or host being better at


Creativity and Business with Zerafina

Zerafina Zara successful business creative

There are many business lessons to be learned from the “creative” industries. One person who works in both the creative and business and shares these lessons is Zerafina Zara. We chatted about some of her experience in both worlds and




Jon Yeo has been a driving force behind TEDxMelbourne for the last seven years.

Have a listen to his story on how he has grown it from a mailing list of 50 people to events of 1,300 people that sells


How to Give a Great Introduction


Too often introductions can end up putting the audience to sleep. It is almost like the speaker gave the host their resume and the host thinks they need to read the entire thing!

If you are a speaker, update your


Ep010 The Ultimate Natasa Denman


Meet the multi-faceted and multi-talented Natasa Denman. She has built several businesses over the last few years as well as raising a family and bringing her husband into the business.  None of this has been easy to do on their


BLAB 008 The Future of Events

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What does the future hold for events?

What is important for you depends on whether you are a PCO, Venue, Speaker or Industry supplier. One thing is clear, technology will play a leading role.


Ep009 Putting the Art into Artisan


Andre Elhay is a multi-talented artisan. Whether it is photography, videography, saxophone or parenting, he is continually adding to his artisan ways.

On this episode we caught up and chatted about what it takes to be a successful artist.



Ep008 Customer Service Success


Shep Hyken is a globally renowned Customer Service expert. His work has been published in many of the big name magazines and he puts out a stack of content every week, as well as authoring New York Times and Wall