In this episode Loren Bartley and Fiona Redding catch up on what has happened since they last published Business Addicts The Podcast two years ago, sharing their experience during the pandemic and what they learnt from the experience.
As well as being the producer and co-host of Business Addicts The Podcast, Loren Bartley is also a Digital Marketing Strategist and high energy entrepreneur, owning and managing three successful businesses simultaneously.
Her Digital Marketing Agency, Impactiv8, helps businesses scale their earnings from Facebook & Google Ads to over $100,000 per month. They are able to significantly increase return on ad spend because they understand that for those campaigns to be successful in the long run, your whole marketing funnel needs to be optimised.
In 2018, Loren launched Click Engage Convert, Australia’s premier Digital Marketing conference, which she ran successfully for two years before creating the Click Engage Convert Academy in 2020, a digital marketing membership for small businesses. At the beginning of 2019 Loren setup Business Addicts Coworking, a Coworking space in Melbourne’s west, which is where you will find her hanging out most days.
Loren is super passionate about helping small businesses thrive through the power of digital marketing. In her latest partnership with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce, the Impactiv8 team has provided 8 hours of free digital marketing mentoring to over 400 small businesses as part of the Business Recovery & Resilience Mentoring Program.
Fiona Redding is a mindset coach and business strategist helping female founders upgrade their vision, mindset & wellbeing to create a purposeful, profitable life and business. She is the founder of The Happiness Hunter, co-host of the Business Addicts podcast, host of The Happiness Hunter podcast and author of The Happiness Hunter’s Guide to Meditation (2018) and It Is Possible (release early 2022)
Businesses wanting to create professional video and audio content, without having to invest in their own equipment or studio, can now access a professional recording studio conveniently located at Business Addicts Coworking on Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing.
In this episode Mark Stephen talks about self-hypnosis, sharing insights into how it can be used as a tool for reducing stress, weight loss and other issues in your life.
Mark Stephens first started using meditation to help control his severe asthma attacks at the age of 8. He then went on to study meditation under Chinese teachers, Japanese masters and Tibetan monks. He is a Ju-Jutsu Black Belt, bestselling author and leading hypnotherapist.
In 1990, he was given a possible six months to live with a rapidly growing second-stage lymphoma. 27 years later, thanks to a combination of eastern healing methods, complementary treatments and the best of western medicine, he now has a clean bill of health and inspires other people to transform their lives through hypnosis and motivation programs.
In this episode Steve Sammartino talks about “the future”, sharing his predicted changes for our world based on the interconnection of human behaviour, technology and economics, studying the patterns and trends to determine where they are going to go in the near and distant future.
Steve Sammartino is renowned as one of Australia’s leading futurists.
He has had multiple technology startups and launched one of the first “Sharing Economy” startups – Rentoid, that he had a successful exit from.
He is a global thought leader and authority on disruption and the author of two books, “The Great Fragmentation – Why the future of business is so small” and “The Lessons That School Forgot – How to hack your way through technology”.
He has also invested in some crazy projects over time, including building a full size drivable car that runs on air and was made using 500,000 pieces of Lego and also sending a Lego rocket into space orbit.
Steve provides expert commentary on emerging technology on Australian TV and news. He has a sharp focus on its impact on business and society. He’s the guy who always knows what’s happening, what’s next and how it will change our world. He know’s how to express big and sometime complex ideas in language everyone can understand.