CU 12: Carren Smith, Soul Survivor

Our special guest in this episode is Carren Smith, a courageous and incredible woman who has touched the hearts and lives of thousands and thousands of people all around the world. Carren is now an inspiring speaker who has made more than 800 professional presentations, sharing her story of survival and the pathway she has followed to a life that is thriving. An author of books including “Soul Survivor” and for magazines including “Marie Clare”, “Empower”, “Insight”, “Business Matters”, “APN”, “Dare Magazine”, “Spark Magazine” and others, Carren has also been featured on 60 Minutes, ABC Radio, Prime Radio, Chanel 7, Channel 9 and others. Read more »

CU 10: Peter Jones, Event Manager Extraordinaire

Our guest today is one of Australia's leading event producers, with over 1200 shows in both Australia and overseas for clients including the Australian Football League, Grand Prix, Qantas and Australian Olympic Committee. He has been the recipient of 24 awards from the meeting & events industry association of Australia, including being inducted into the hall of fame in 2 categories. Some of his recent events have included – Visits to Melbourne by both Her Majesty the Queen and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Oprah Winfrey and the AFL Grand Final Parade. Read more »

CU 03: Jim O'Connor, Micro Brewer & Entrepreneur

Our guest on Careers Unplugged this week, Jim O’Connor, started working for one of the world's largest accounting advisory firms, Andersen, whilst in his early 20s, taking him across Asia in different roles. He later acquired, managed and sold a successful agricultural business with his brother, before embarking on an entirely different journey... as founder and co-owner of boutique brewery, The Fortitude Brewing company. Read more »

Stu’s Take on “How much money do you need to start a business”

http://makeitbigtraining.com/how-much-money-do-i-need-to-start-a-business/ If you have ever thought about a career change or wondered whether you have enough money to start a business, then don't miss the great Make It Big Training episode from Stu Hayes & Rich Sayer. It is filled with great tips and advice from both these guys, who […] Read more »

How to avoid being extinct in your career or business

Have ever wondered whether your career or business is moving in the right direction? Change is an inevitable part of life after all, and this means we need to take steps to make sure we are change embracing... even if we feel comfortable. Let's us not forget that dinosaurs were […] Read more »

Stu's take on the "BIG" mistake of 1988

In this week's great video at MakeItBigTraining, Rich Sayer & Stu Hayes share some of the ways you can find out your market's pain points, and, most importantly, what this means for you as a business owner or entrepreneur aiming to succeed in business and make it big!! So if […] Read more »

Stu's take on "8 ways to get a job"

http://makeitbigtraining.com/8-great-ways-to-get-your-dream-job/ Check out Stu's take on this week's Make It Big Training video, "8 Ways to Get Your Dream Job". Have a laugh, then visit MakeItBigTraining.com and watch Stu Hayes & Rich Sayer share together - it's great stuff and includes some excellent tips on finding work. Here's the direct […] Read more »

Why Is Stu So Excited About Risk?

http://makeitbigtraining.com/is-your-business-idea-too-risky/ Starting a business can be risky -- but that does not mean you shouldn't do it... it also doesn't mean risk has to be as high as it is! There are plenty of things you can do to reduce risk, irrespective of where you start from. Check out this […] Read more »