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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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Apr 29, 2017

It’s easy to underestimate and not think too much of it, but creating a happy workplace can benefit your business greatly on so many different levels. There’s a huge amount of research to prove that a happy workplace is a productive, healthy and profitable workplace. Who doesn’t want a financially successful business where you, your staff and your customers are all thriving? In this episode, Bree and Andrew discuss the many advantages you can reap from a happier business environment, and it starts with you, the leader. Have a listen to learn tips on what you can do to cultivate a culture of positivity and success in your business.

The featured guest this episode, Andrea Tunjic, the founder of People Strong & the Work Happy Movement, shares her insight from her 20+ year career on why some people are more fulfilled at work while others feel the best part of the job is taking a sickie. She discusses how to influence people to change how they feel about work for the better.

Plus, Bree and Andrew also get into today...

  • The concept of a happy workplace
  • Why it’s important, as a business owner, to be happy
  • How a happy workplace can benefit a business’s productivity and profitability
  • The danger of unhappy staff members negatively impacting the business
  • Setting the tone for a positive environment and workplace culture
  • Reasons why a workplace may be miserable
  • The best thing you can do to make sure an individual employee is happy
  • A simple question you can ask to create a happier workplace
  • How we feel about work affects every part of our lives
  • Removing frustrations that disable people from being happy
  • Cultivating a hopeful sense of the future for individuals and the business
  • 5 tips to create a happy workplace
  • A few amazingly wacky business ideas from around the world

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Office of Industrial Relations

CCIQ, the show’s sponsors

Bree James Pakmag

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website

Andrea Tunjic’s Website

Apr 14, 2017

In this episode, Bree and Andrew explore the concept of ‘newism’, which is the idea that consumers are constantly craving new technology, new trends to follow, new foods to eat. So what does that mean in business? This means that business owners need to be renewing their products and services all the time because everyone is addicted to new.

 

The launch of new products and services is often the most important process of creating something new, so Bree and Andrew share their top tips on how to make sure your next big idea is a success.

 

Lastly, Bree chats with Mark Coburn, a serial entrepreneur, who over 25 years has built over a dozen businesses. His latest venture is a single malt whisky distillery where Bree finds out how he raised $1.2 million dollars with Facebook Live in ten minutes.

 

On top of all that, Bree and Andrew also go into...

 

  • Why the launch is often the most important part of the sales process
  • Lessons they learned from their past failures in launching new products and services
  • Why market research on all consumers, not just your customers, is vital
  • The homework every business owner needs to do during the development stage
  • The easy mistake you can avoid when studying the competition
  • How you can guarantee your product or service will sell by the time you launch
  • Why you should keep promoting your product or service even if you are tired of it
  • Mark Coburn’s unique business model in keeping a business going when your profit timetable is four to seven years away
  • Advantages of Facebook Live as a launch strategy
  • The value of a community that includes those who may not be large financial backers
  • 5 top tips on launching a new product or service
  • Unusual and weird business ideas from around the world

 

Links

Creat3D

CCIQ, the show’s sponsors

Bree James Pakmag

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website

Mark Coburn’s Coburns Distillery Website

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