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The Business Over Breakfast Podcast is expressly for Small Business owners, predominantly the 20,000 people in the CCIQ database. The aim of the podcast is to create more current and energetic engagement with the membership base.
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Nov 15, 2016

Do you ever wonder if you’re doing everything you can to boost sales in your business? If so, then you’re in luck because in this episode of Business over Breakfast Andrew and Bree are getting really into how to sell more stuff in business, busting the myth that sales is a dirty word and sharing great advice on what you can do to improve your sales technique.


Bree is back with Toaster Time and in this episode she’s interviewing Brad Rappell, the founding CEO of Cloud First - a company that helps organisations to harness the power of cloud technology to keep pace in their competitive industries. The guys are looking at ingenious business ideas from around the world in the Food for Thought section, plus loads more.  


Here’s just some of the things that Andrew and Bree get really deep into…

  • Passion sells - to be great at selling you have to be your no.1 biggest fan
  • Why you need to know about your competitors and how your business is unique
  • Spray and pray - steps to understanding your ideal client and target audience
  • How to make sure that your products are right for your customers
  • Ways for you to build credibility as a business owner
  • The art of the sales conversation and how it will help you to sell more
  • How to keep fine-tuning and updating your business in line with what your market wants from you
  • Brad Rappell’s 15 years experience as a leading tech guru, starting his first company at the age of 24 and working with over 100 brands
  • Andrew and Bree’s five top tips for increasing sales in your business
  • Smart business ideas from around the world


Got Your Attention? by Sam Horn  

101 Ways to Sell More of Anything to Anyone by Andrew Griffiths

Cloud First

Griffith Sciences


Bree James Pakmag

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website   

Nov 1, 2016

Welcome to the Business over Breakfast podcast and to celebrate international podcasting day Bree and Andrew are broadcasting this episode from Bali! And they’ve got a great show in store for you. They’re talking about what it means to be a good business today, in terms of living up to the expectations of your clients and your community. They get right into the details with this one and explain the positive impact that taking an interest in charities and causes can have on your business, and some practical tips on how you can go about doing it.


On top of that, Bree is talking with Chris Essex for this week’s instalment of Toaster Time. Chris is the managing director of Big Dog Pet Foods - a business with 30 employees that produces over 30 tonnes of raw pet food a week. Chris shares plenty of invaluable advice for small business owners. Also, the guys are back with Food for Thought, plus loads more!


This week Bree and Andrew are talking about…

  • Building corporate Karma and the Karma bank
  • Why our customers and community expect us to be a good business
  • The important role that small businesses play in local communities
  • The Thankyou group and the amazing work they’re doing
  • Why helping causes and communities is more than just throwing money at a problem for small businesses
  • Bree James’ Mobile Parents Room
  • Building a reputation for being fair
  • Following ethical guidelines as a small business
  • Being proud of what you’re doing and letting your customers know about it!
  • Chris Essex’s three pieces of advice for small business owners
  • Chris on the importance of keeping an eye on cash flow
  • Bree and Andrew’s five tips for a healthier business



Big Dog Pet Foods

St. John Ambulance Queensland


Bree James Pakmag

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website   

Thankyou Group