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Business Break - Past Programs - 2005



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Program 5-46
Week commencing 19 December 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Athol Yates of the Australian Homeland Security Research Centre about the extent of the crisis that a bird flu pandemic could bring to Australian business.

Email: info@homelandsecurity.org.au
Telephone: 02 6161 5143
Website: www.homelandsecurity.org.au

Regular Guest
Equities - John Milroy of Goldman Sachs JB Were

Regular Guest
Computers & technology - Anna Raciti of PC User magazine - Anna Raciti of PC User Magazine


Program 5-45
Week commencing 12 December 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Caroline Burns of Jones Lang La Salle about a study they have conducted into alternative workplace strategies.

Email: caroline.burns@jll.com
Telephone: 02 9220 8415
Website: www.joneslanglasalle.com.au

Regular Guest
Business Coach - Robert Gerrish

Business briefs
Martin Hook of Myonlinesafe.com
Telephone: 02 9999 0879
Email: martin.hook@myonlinesafe.com
Website: www.myonlinesafe.com


Program 5-44
Week commencing 5 December 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Mark Triffit of the Business Council of Australia about their very public campaign to influence the future direction of Australia.

Email: info@bca.com.u
Telephone: 03 8664 2664
Website: www.bca.com.au

Human resources - Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel Services

Telecommunications - Stuart Corner


Regular guest
Computers & Technology - Anna Reciti of PC User Magazine

Program 5-44
Week commencing 28 November 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Dr Ken Hudson of the Idea Centre about how you can develop new ideas for your business.

Email: info@ideacentre.com.au
Telephone: 02 9665 6762
Website: www.ideacentre.com.au

Automotive - Garry Jones - Fleet Sales Manager NSW & QLD

Business Briefs
Anoosh Manzoori, Managing Director of SmartyHost.


Program 5-43
Week commencing 14 November 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Brian Moran about a book which he has co-authored called
'Three- dimensional ethics: implementing workplace values'.

Email: brian@values.com.au
Telephone: 02 9967 5122

Regular guest
Equities - John Milroy of Goldman Sachs JB Were


Program 5-42
Week commencing 14 November 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Judy Hartcher of CPA Australia about the current move to cut red tape at all levels of Government.
Websites: www.regulationtaskforce.gov.au, www.cpaaustralia.com.au
Email: judy.hatcher@cpaaustralia.com.au
Telephone: 03 9606 9606

Regular guest
Environment - Murray Hogarth of ECOS

Business Briefs
More information:
Business Club Australia, Ashley White
Phone: 02 9390 2041, 1300 361 436
Email: info@businessclubaustralia.com.au
Web: www.businessclubaustralia.com.au


Program 5-41
Week commencing 9 November 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Catrina Byrne of Sage Co about the attitudinal change that is occurring in Australia towards retirement and the employment of mature age workers.

More information:
Job seekers: www.adage.com.au
Telephone: 02 9236 7337
Email: info@sageco.com.au
Website: www.sageco.com.au

Regular guest
Telecommunications - Stuart Corner

Regular Guest
Work Balance- Ian Hutchinson of Life By Design


Program 5-40
Week commencing 31 October 2005;


Interview guest
Today we talk with Jenny Henty of the environmental group Boomerang Australia about recycling and the fact that all the Australian Environment Ministers have recently agreed on new national recycling targets.

More information:
Phone: 03 9341 8103
Email: Jenny.henty@envict.org.au
Web: www.envict.org.au

Regular guest
We speak with Katherine Graham, Managing Director of The Resolution Centre, about negotiation tactics for businesses. Katherine is talking at the upcoming Extreme Negotiation Conference in Sydney.

More information:
www.resolutioncentre.com.au
www.companydirectors.com.au


Program 5-39
Week commencing 24 October 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Geoff Mullins of Venture Axess about venture capital and the need for a shake-up in the tax system to encourage greater investment in new enterprises.

More information:
Website: www.ventureaxess.com.au

Regular guest
Automotive - Gary Jones of Hyandai Fleet Advantage

Regular Guest
Home-based business - Graham Bull


Program 5-38
Week commencing 17 October 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Helen Trinca, the editor of BOSS magazine about MBA's and a survey they've conducted which shows that not all courses are the same.

More information:
Email: boss@afr.com.au
Website: www.afrboss.com.au

Regular guest
Human Resources - Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel

Useful link: www.hays.com.au/forecast

Interview Guest
We talk with Helen Trinca, Editor of BOSS Magazine about an upcoming Masterclass on 'Global Challenges and Opportunities for Australia'.


Program 5-37
Week commencing 10 October 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Mr Steven Dahl, Managing Director of One Test, about hiring staff and whether an interview is still the best method of assessing new recruits.

One Test: 1300 137 937
Website: www.onetest.com.au

Regular guest
Computers - Ana Raciti of PC User Magazine

Interview Guest
We talk with Alex Zaharov-Reutt about pod-casting on the Internet

Useful links:
www.technorati.com
www.freeaccess.com.au
www.audio2you.com.au


Program 5-36
Week commencing 3 October 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Mr Don Edgar, Founding Director of the Institute of Family Studies, about the link between business travel and personal and family life.

Useful links:
www.aifs.com.au
www.microsoft.com.au
www.bu.edu

Regular guest
Environment - Murray Hogarth of ECOS

Interview Guest
We are talking to Alex Zaharov-Reutt about some of the new media which are changing the face of business communication.

Useful links:
www.technorati.com
www.freeaccess.com.au
www.audio2you.com.au


Program 5-35
Week commencing 26 September 2005;


Interview guest
Are companies engaging in environmental best practice or are they just 'green washing'. This week we talk to Christine Charles, Group Executive of Environment and Social responsibility of mining company Newmont Australia.

Website: www.newmont.com.au

Interview Guest
We have a re-look at the issue of workplace surveillance and the new laws coming into effect on October 7.
Websites: www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au, www.hdy.com.au


Program 5-34
Week commencing 19 September 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with marketing expert Linda Hailey about how you can apply tested marketing techniques to your business.

Phone: (02) 9956 6639
Email: linda@lindahailey.com.au
Website: www.lindahailey.com.au

Regular guest
Automotive - Gary Jones, Hyundai Fleet Advantage

Business Briefs
John Brady, Director of Media and Communications at the NRL


Program 5-33
Week commencing 12 September 2005

Interview guest
Do you believe the story that 80% of new companies fail in the first three years? Well it's a myth that's not supported by fact. This week we talk with Ross Cameron of the Cameron Research Group who presents the facts that will hopefully dispel the myth forever
Phone: (03) 9813 1881

Email: ross@cameronresearch.com.au
Website: www.cameronresearch.com.au

Regular guest
Computers - Ana Raciti, Editor of PC User Magazine

Regular guest
Home-based business operator - Graham Bull


Program 5-32
Week commencing 5 September 2005

Interview guest
We ask retail analyst Justin Ganley of Deep End Services which product categories have the most appeal for the baby boomers.

Phone: 03 9696 6196
Website: www.deependservices.com.au

Regular guest
Equities - John Milroy of Goldman Sachs JB Were


Program 5-31
Week commencing 29 August 2005;


Interview guest
We ask Peter Donadel of Australia Post, the sponsor of the NSW and ACT small business awards, if entering awards is time well spent for the participants.

Phone: (02) 9202 6830
Email: peter.donadel@auspost.com.au
Website: www.auspost.com.au

Regular guest
Business Coaching - Robert Gerrish

Regular guest
Work/life balance - Ian Hutchinson of Life By Design


Program 5-27
Week commencing 22 August 2005;


Interview guest
We get some online marketing tips from digital strategist Stuart Sheridan of Balance Design.

Phone: (02) 9922 1099
Email: stuart@balance.com.au
Website: www.balance.com.au

Regular guest
Telecommunications - Stuart Corner

Interview guest
Forbes CEO Conference
www.forbesconference.com.au
ceo@forbesasia.com.sg


Program 5-26
Week commencing 15 August 2005;

Interview guest
We talk with Fiona Wain of sustainability industry group, Environment Business Australia, about the National Pollutant Inventory.

Phone: (02) 6270 1333
Email: eba@environmentbusiness.com.au
Website: www.environmentbusiness.com.au

Regular guest
Environment - Murray Hogarth of ECOS

Interview guest
We talk with Bernard Salt of KPMG about the growth in the self-employed workforce in Australia with a recent report in BRW magazine suggesting that we could have 5 million self-employed workers by 2020.

Phone: (03) 9288 5047
Email: bsalt@kpmg.com.au
Website: www.thebigshift.com.au


Program 5-25
Week commencing 8 August 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Gordon Clubb of SAS - an organisation which specialises in helping to harness the data to run a business more effectively.

Phone: (02) 9428 0504
Email: Grodon.Clubb@sas.com
Website: www.sas.com

Regular guest
Automotive - Garry Jones of Hyundai Fleet Advantage

Interview guest
Jason Scott, Director of Digital Marketing at ninemsn looks at the digital revolution and the opportunities this will open up for marketers in the near future.

Event: Australian Advertising and Marketing Summit 2005, 21,22 September
Website: www.acevebts.com.au/ad2005


Program 5-24
Week commencing 1 August 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Nerida Conisbee of Jones Lang LaSalle about a research report she has co-authored called Future Office

Phone: (03) 9672 6670
Website: www.joneslanglasalle.com.au

Regular guest
Computers - Ana Raciti of PC User Magazine

Regular guest
Human Resources - Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel


Program 5-23
Week commencing 25 July 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Adrian Finlayson of Accumulate, an organisation that operates a rewards program for companies that want to stimulate their employees to go the extra mile.

Phone: (03) 8645 6461
Email: Adrian.Finlayson@accumulate.com.au
Website: www.accumulate.com.au

Regular guest
Judith Madigan of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Bookshop.

Interview guest
Dr Simon Kelly of the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling looks at the implications of Australia's ageing population for businesses.

NCSEM website: www.natsem.canberra.edu.au
Phone: 02 6201 2780
Australia's ageing population summit 2005: www.informa.com.au/ageing


Program 5-22
Week commencing 18 July 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Natasha Lewis, the Secretary of Fair Trade Australia about the implications of fair trade for some of the world's poorest countries.

Phone: (02) 8399 0122
Email: secretary@fta.org.au
Website: www.fta.org.au

Regular guest
Equities - John Milroy, Goldman Sachs JB Were

Regular guest
Home-based business - Graham Bull


Program 5-21
Week commencing 11 July 2005;

Interview guest
We talk with Margy Osmond, the Chief Executive of the NSW State Chamber on the issue of health and safety precautions for home based workers.

Phone: 9350 8102
Website: www.thechamber.com.au

Regular guest
Work/Life balance - Ian Hutchinson, Life by Design

Interview guest
Charles Blunt, National Director of the American Chamber of Commerce looks at the function of the chamber and AMCHAM's member services.

Website: www.amcham.com.au


Program 5-20
Week commencing 4 July 2005;

Interview guest
We talk with Peter Sheahan, the author of Generation Y: Thriving (and surviving) with generation Y at work.

Phone: 02 9799 4233
Email: info@petersheahan.com.au
Website: www.petersheahan.com

Regular guests
Environmental - Murray Hogarth of ECOS
Business coaching - Robert Gerrish


Program 5-19
Week commencing 13 June 2005

Interview guest
We talk with Joe Ward, CEO of Today Corp about outsourcing, particularly of training and the benefits that can be achieved compared to traditional methods.

Phone: 02 9909 4611
Email: joe.ward@todaycorp.com
Website: todaycorp.com

Regular guest
Telecommunications - Stuart Corner

Interview guest
We talk with Margy Osmond, CEO of the State Chamber of Commerce.

Phone: 02 9350 8102
Email: margy.osmond@thechamber.com.au
Website: www.thechamber.com.au


Program 5-18
Week commencing 6 June 2005

Interview guest
We talk with Peter Thorpe of www.thenet.com.au about online marketing, Internet strategy and how to get your website to the top with the search engines.

Phone: 02 9314 6879
Email: thorpe@thenet.com.au
Website: www.thenet.com.au

Regular guest
Computers & technology - Anna Raciti of PC User magazine

Interview guest
We talk with Sandra Henke of Hays Personnel Services.

Phone: 02 8226 9632
Website: www.hays.com.au


Program 5-18
Week commencing 6 June 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Kevin Burke, Microsoft’s Small Business Group Manager about their 11-point do-it-yourself security checklist.

Phone: 02 9870 2430
Email: kburke@microsoft.com
Website: www.microsoft.com/australia/

Regular guest
Equities - John Milroy of Goldman Sachs JB Were

Interview guest
We talk with Lynette Palmen AM, from Women’s Network Australia.

Phone: 1800 052 476
Website: www.womensnetwork.com.au


Program 5-18
Week commencing 6 June 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Allan Drake-Brockman, the workplace relations partner at law firm Gadens, about the growing trend for ‘cupidity agreements’ to regulate office romances

Phone: 08 9220 4900
Email: adrake@wa.gadens.com.au
Website: www.gadens.com.au

Regular guest
Automotive - Garry Jones - Fleet Sales Manager NSW & QLD

Interview guest
We talk with Stewart Nicholls, Director of Ecowash.

Phone: 1300 851 016
Email: stew@ecowash.com.au
Website: www.ecowash.com.au


Program 5-17
Week commencing 30 May 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Todd Blake of Australian Exhibition Services and the organiser of the National Business Forum.

Phone: 03 9261 4500
Email: tblake@austexhibit.com.au
Website: www.retailforum.com.au

Regular guest
Business Coaching – Robert Gerrish

Interview guest
We talk with Judy Hatcher, CPA Australia’s business policy adviser.

Phone: 03 9606 9606
Email: judy.hartcher@cpaaustralia.com.au
Website: www.cpaaustralia.com.au


Program 5-16
Week commencing 23 May 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Tony Steven, CEO of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia Ltd (COSBOA).

Phone: 03 6231 9424
Email: tony@cosboa.org
Website: www.cosboa.org

Regular guest
Environment – Murray Hogarth of ECOS

Work Balance - Ian Hutchinson of Life By Design


Program 5-15
Week commencing 16 May 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Geoff Donoughy, Chairman of the Business Events Council of Australia and Managing Director of the Cairns Convention Centre about the convention business boom.

Phone: 07 3331 5000
Email: gdonoughy@suncorpstadium.com.au
Website: www.cairnsconvention.com.au

Interview guest
We also talk with accountant Sue Prestney about the implications of the Federal Government’s move to cut the Tax Act by a third and whether they will also reduce the business tax bill.

Phone: 03 9521 3000
Email: sue.prestney@boyd.com.au
Website: www.boyd.com.au


Regular guest
Computers and Technology – Anna Raciti of PC User magazine

Program 5-14
Week commencing 9 May 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Sally Mooney of Australian Background about the pre-employment CV checking
service they provide to sort out fact from fiction.

Phone: 02 9922 6768
Email: Info@australianbackground.com.au
Website: www.australianbackground.com.au

Regular guest
Telecommunications – Stuart Corner

Regular Guest
Home based-businesses – Graham Bull


Program 5-13
Week commencing 2 May 2005;

Interview guest
We talk with Raechelle Edwards of Telstra about the business telephone and how you can use it more effectively and efficiently.

Phone: 02 8255 2982
Email raechelle.edwards@telstra.com.au
Website: www.telstra.com.au

Regular guest
Business Books - Judith Madigan of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Bookshop.

Interview Guest
Steve Wright, Director of Stakeholder Relations at Hutchinson Telecommunications, talks about the upcoming Stakeholder Communications conference and the issues facing companies in their management of shareholders and other stakeholders.

Conference info: www.marcusevans.com


Program 5-12
Week commencing 25 April 2005;

Interview guest
We talk with Kate Southam of Career One about a survey they’ve undertaken which shows that Australian workers are not taking enough sickies and most of those who do call in sick, feel guilty.

Phone: 02 9288 3000
Website: www.careerone.com.au

Regular guest
Human resources - Jacky Carter, Hays Personnel

Regular Guest
Business coaching – Robert Gerrish


Program 5-11
Week commencing 18 April 2005;

Interview guest
We talk with Wendy Hand of Solon House, which is an organisation dedicated to helping entrepreneurs during those difficult and early and mid-growth stages.

Phone: 02 9460 3233
Email: wendy@solonhouse.com
Website: www.solonhouse.com

Regular guest
Automotive – Gary Jones of Hyundai Fleet Advantage

Interview Guest
We talk with Kate Bennett, National Director of the Australia-China Business Council about the latest on the growing Chinese market and the role that Australian businesses can play.


Program 5-10
Week commencing 29 March 2005;

Interview guest
We talk with Trudy Byrnes of My Mentor about the mentor matching service she runs via their website.

Phone: 03 9682 8647
Email: info@mymentor.com.au
Website: www.mymentor.com.au

Regular guest
Environment - Murray Hogarth of ECOS

Regular Guest
Computers - Anna Raciti of PC User magazine


Program 5-09
Week commencing 4 April 2005


Interview guest
Julie Garland McLellan, the author of ‘All Above Board’, which is a book about the way directors should feel about the organisations
they serve.

Regular guest
Work/Life balance – Ian Hutchinson, Life by Design

Interview Guest
Ric Brazzale, Executive Director of the Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy, looks at the sustainable energy industry
and its business potential.

Details of the upcoming conference are at www.bcse.org.au

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Program 5-08
Week commencing 29 March 2005;

Interview guest
Jasmine Sliger of JSA International Communications looks at organisational change and high performance team building.
Phone: 02 9958 5244
Email: jsliger@jsa-intl.com.au
Website: www.jsa-intl.com.au

Regular guest
Telecommunications – Stuart Corner, The Exchange Newsletter

Regular Guest
Home based business operator – Graham Bull


Program 5-07
Week commencing 21 March 2005;


Interview guest
We talk with Christena Singh, the author of the latest Sensis Consumer Report, which revealed some fascinating facts Australian small business
Phone: (03) 8053 4896
Email: christena.singh@sensis.com.au
Website: www.opportunity.org.au

Regular guest
Equities – John Milroy, Goldman Sachs JB Were

Interview guest
We talk with Helen Trinca, Editor of BOSS Magazine about an upcoming event called ‘Big Ideas’


Program 5-06
Week commencing 14 March 2005


Interview guest
Clay O’Brien of Opportunity International Australia looks at the United Nations Year of Microcredit and the role that his organisation is playing in helping entrepreneurs in the world’s poorest countries to escape poverty by helping to make their businesses successful.

Phone: (02) 8259 0484
Fax: (02) 8259 0405
Email: bobrien@opportunity.org.au
Website: www.opportunity.org.au

Regular guest
Australian Institute of Company Directors – Judith Madigan

Regular guest
Business Coaching – Robert Gerrish


Program 5-05
Week commencing 7 March 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Professor Michael Schaper who has been appointed Australia’s first commissioner for small business by the ACT Government.

Phone: (02) 6207 2028
Email: sbc@act.gov.au
Website: www.act.gov.au

Regular guest
Human Resources – Sandra Henke, Hays Personnel

Interview guest
Peter McIlwaine, Federal Employment Advocate of the OEA, looks at some of the industrial relations issues facing Australian businesses. See conferences.


Program 5-04
Week commencing 28 February 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Alex Travers from A Matter of Style, about first impressions and why they count
Phone: 02 9816 2562
Email: alextravers@amatterofstyle.com.au
Website: www.amatterofstyle.com.au

Regular guest
Environment – Murray Hogarth of ECOS.

Regular Guest
Automotive – Garry Jones of Hyundai Auto Fleet Lease


Program 5-03
Week commencing 21 February 2005

Interview guest
We talk with Paul Smith of sports marketing company Repucom about the value of sports sponsorship and what it would cost to sponsor some of the top players.

Phone: 02 9437 4922
Email: psmith@repucom.net
Website: www.repucom.net

Regular guest
Computers– Anna Raciti of PC User Magazine.

Interview Guest
We talk with Richard Gibbs, Head of Economic Research at Macquarie Bank, about Australia’s economic outlook, and what Australian businesses can expect. Richard is talking at the upcoming ‘Economy 2005’ conference.

Conference Registration
Phone: 03 9867 0280
Website: www.aigroup.asn.au


rogram 5-02
Week commencing 14 February 2005


Interview guest
We talk with Geoff Peck of the BT Financial Group about the implications of the choice of superannuation legislation which comes into effect in July 2005.

Phone: 1300 553 010
Email: btcorporateinfo@btfunds.com.au 
Website: www.btonlineemployer.com.au

Regular guest
Telecommunications – Stuart Corner of The Exchange newsletter.

Regular guest
Business Coaching – Robert Gerrish


Program 5-01
Week commencing 7 February 2005

Interview guest
Tim Harcourt, Chief Economist of Austrade looks at how small business will be the big winners from the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement

Phone: (02) 9390 2166
Email: tim.harcourt@austrade.gov.au
Website: www.austrade.gov.au/economistscorner

Regular guest
Equities – John Milroy of Goldman Sachs JB Were

Interview guest
Helen Trinca, Editor of BOSS Magazine talks about the upcoming address by renowned author Richard Florida, and his view on a ‘creative economy’


Program 4-46
Week commencing 20 December 2004


Interview guest
Tom Harris, Professor in Communication Studies at the University of Alabama looks at the vexed question of innovation and creativity.

Phone: + 1 205 333 3608
Fax: + 1 205 339 5436
Email: harrisTS@dbtech.net

Regular guests
Telecommunication - Stuart Corner
Human resources - Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel


Program 4-45
Week commencing 13 December 2004

Interview guest
Ron Smith, talks about his book - Death by Meetings - an amusing yet practical guide to help you make your working day more effective and less frustrating.

Phone: (03) 9818 5700
Email: newsdesk@medialaunchpro.com.au
Website: www.deathbymeetings.com.au

Regular guest
Environment – Murray Hogarth of ECOS

Interview guest
Simon Howard, Employment and Industrial Relations expert at law firm, Henry Davis York, looks at some of the proposed changes in the law effecting workplace surveillance.

Phone: (02) 9947 6440
Email: simon_howard@hdy.com.au
Website: www.hdy.com.au


Program 4-44
Week commencing 6 December 2004


Interview guest
Konstantin Guericke of LinkedIn.com, looks at an ingenious new online networking tool.

Phone: + 61 650 968 8617 (x 226)
Email: kguericke@linkedin.com
Website: www.linkedin.com.au

Regular guest
Business Coach – Robert Gerrish

Regular guest
Equities – John Milroy of Goldman Sachs J B Were


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