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Business Break - Past Programs - 2006



If you require further information about past Business Break programs, broadcast weekly on FM 99.3,  please contact Dennis Rutzou on 02 9413 4244.
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Program 6-45
Week Commencing 18 December 2006

Business Break Interviews 18-12-06 | 12-06 | 21-12-06 | 22-12-06

Interview Guest
James Holden of Leadership Revolution describes how his organisation works with young people to teach leadership skills.

Phone: 02 9949 9996
Email: info@leadership-revolution.com
Website: www.leadership-revolution.com

Regular Guest
Computer expert, Anna Raciti of PC User Magazine gives some tips about Christmas present about gadgets that you can buy for a small business or home computer operator.

Phone: 02 9288 9109
Email: araciti@acp.com.au
Website: http://www.pcuser.com.au

Business Briefs
Julie McConachy of News Limited reports on the winners of The Australian's Inaugural Excellence in Sales Awards, which were held during November in Sydney.

Phone: 02 9288 2932
Email: mcconachy@theaustralian.com.au


Program 6-44
Week Commencing 11 December 2006

Business Break Interviews 11-12-06 | 12-12-06 | 13-12-06 | 14-12-06 | 15-12-06

Interview Guest
Paul Dundon of Direct Health Solutions discusses their innovative service which reduces sickies by getting workers to call a medical professional when they do not feel well enough to come to work.

Phone: 02 8668 0801
Email: paul.dundon@dhs.net.au
Website: www.dhs.net.au

Regular Guest
Telecommunications - Stuart Corner.

Phone: 02 9557 9337
Email: Stuart@3rdwave.com.au
Website: www.exchange.com.au

Business Briefs
Piers Hogarth-Scott of Yooster explains Word of Mouth Marketing and outlines the Marketing World Conference which will take place in April 2007.

Phone: 02 8205 7642
Email: piers@yooster.com.au
Website: www.yooster.com.au


Program 6-43
Week Commencing 4 December 2006

Interview Guest
Today we talk with Dan Hook of Australian Health Management about research which shows that workers over 55 are more productive than those less than 35 years old.

Phone: General Enquiries call 134 246
Corporate Program Enquiries call Donna Dives 02 4221 8420
Email: donna.dives@ahm.com.au
Website: www.ahm.com.au

Regular Guest
Psychology - Marianne Gabriel discusses Christmas party etiquette, including what is appropriate behaviour and what isn’t.

Phone: 0412 760 059

Business Briefs
Richard Milroy of Ethical Investor magazine talks about the 6th Annual Australian Sustainability Awards to be held on 11 December 2006.

Phone: 02 9555 5240
Email: Richm@bigpond.net.au
Website: www.ethicalinvestor.com.au


Program 6-42
Week Commencing 27 November 2006

Business Break Interviews 27-11-06

Interview Guest
Karina White, the editor of Small Business, Big Opportunity talks about her book and what benefits it could bring to a small business operator.

For further information on what was discussed contact Karina White on 03 8653 3466.

To order a free copy of Small Business, Big Opportunity visit www.small.business.sensis.com.au or call 1800 886 680.

Regular Guest
Ian Hutchinson of Life by Design explains how one can effectively balance work and leisure.

Phone: 02 9979 4949
E-mail: info@lifebydesign.com.au 
Website: www.lifebydesign.com.au

Small Business
As the Christmas holiday period approaches, Dr Michael Schaper, talks about how you can become revitalised by taking a break from your business.

Phone: 02 6273 3929
Mobile: 0423 731 311
Email: michael.schaper@gmail.com


Program 6-41
Week Commencing 20 November 2006

Business Break Interviews 20-11-06 | 21-11-06 | 22-11-06 | 23-11-06 | 24-11-06

Interview Guest
Michael Burdette the author of ‘Contemplate your business navel’ discusses the book and why it should become required reading to drive the growth of your business.

Phone: 0431 275 216
Email: michael@bookbiz.net.au

Regular Guest
Human resources - Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel Services

Phone: 02 8226 9629
Email: jac@hays.com.au
Website: www.hays.com.au

Business Briefs
Amanda McClusky of Portfolio Partners discusses a survey which shows that 94 out of 100 sharemarket-listed companies recognise that climate change will hit future profits, but only a quarter have a real understanding of the risks.

Phone: 03 9220 0322
Mobile: 0411 672 013
Email: amcclusky@protfoliopartners.com.au
Website: www.portfoliopartners.com.au


Program 6-40
Week Commencing 13 November 2006

Business Break Interviews 13-11-06 | 14-11-06 | 15-11-06 | 16-11-06 | 17-11-06

Interview Guest
We talk with Lisa Bundesen of BDO Kendalls about company fraud and how to guard against it happening to you.

Phone: 07 3237 5999
Mobile: 0410 400 592
Email: lbundesen@bdokendalls.com.au
Website: www.bdokendalls.com.au

Regular Guest
Computer expert, Anna Raciti of PC User magazine, discusses the new computer technologies that are currently on the market.

Phone: 02 9288 9109
Email: araciti@acp.com.au
Website: http://www.pcuser.com.au

Business Briefs
Today on Business Briefs we talk with Kylie Summerhayes of Microsoft who poses the question: Is there any business too small to get benefit from a server?

Phone: 02 9870 2375
Email: kylies@microsoft.com
Website: www.microsoft.com/australia


Program 6-39
Week Commencing 6 November 2006

Business Break Interviews 06-11-06 | 07-11-06 | 08-11-06 | 09-11-06 | 10-11-06

Interview Guest
Maralyn Kastel of The Detail Devils discusses the failure of many small businesses to implement Occupational Health and Safety policies and the potential consequences of that failure.

Phone: 02 4735 2186
E-mail: maralyn@thedetaildevils.com.au
Website: www.thedetaildevils.com.au

Regular Guest
Environmental expert, Murray Hogarth puts a different perspective on the Federal Government’s solar power initiative.

Phone: 02 9290 8532
E-mail: murray.hogarth@ecoscorp.com
Website: www.ecoscorp.com

Business Briefs
IIla Tales of Engin reports about how SMEs can cut their phone bills by 75% by using the Internet.

Phone: 1300 305 000
E-mail: ilka_tales@engin.com.au
Website: www.engin.com.au


Program 6-38
Week Commencing 30 October 2006

Business Break Interviews 30-10-06 | 31-10-06 | 01-11-06 | 02-11-06 | 03-11-06

Interview Guest
Anna McPhee of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace discuses the recent census which shows that women are still severely under-represented in the boardrooms of Australia’s top 200 companies.

Phone: (02) 9448 8500
Email: eowa@eowa.gov.au
Website: www.eowa.gov.au

Regular Guest
Automotive expert Garry Jones of Hyundai Fleet Advantage reports on The Sydney Motor Show.

Hyundai Motor Company Australia
Phone: (02) 9763 3473
Email: Garry_Jones@hyundai.com.au

Regular Guest
We also talk to Business Coach, Robert Gerrish about what the term ‘expression of interest’ means in business.

Phone: (02) 9337 2600
E-mail: mail@gerrish.com.au
Website: http://www.robertgerrish.com 
Online magazine: http://www.flyingsolo.com.au


Program 6-37
Week Commencing 23 October 2006

Business Break Interviews 23-10-06 | 24-10-06 | 25-10-06 | 26-10-06 | 27-10-06

Interview Guest
Today we talk with Professor Mark Wooden of the Melbourne Institute about HILDA, which is the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia survey.

Phone: (03) 8344 2112
Email: m.wooden@unimelb.edu.au
Website: www.melbourneinstitute.com/hilda

Regular Guest
Small business expert Dr Michael Schaper discusses the role of the entrepreneur in business.

Phone: (02) 6273 3929
Mobile: 0423 731 311
Email: michael.schaper@gmail.com

Regular Guest
Environmental expert Murray Hogarth reports about some of the biggest environmental issues in Australia today, climate change and drought.

Phone: (02) 9290 8532
Email: murray.hogarth@ecoscorp.com
Website: www.ecoscorp.com


Program 6-36
Week Commencing 16 October 2006

Business Break Interviews 16-10-06 | 17-10-06 | 18-10-06 | 19-10-06 | 20-10-06

Interview Guest
Today we talk with Lance Radus of The Drum Café about their innovative approach to developing organisational team spirit through the beat of the drum.

Phone: (02) 9371 7611
E-mail: lance@drumcafe.com.au
Website: www.drumcafe.com.au

Regular Guest
We talk with telecommunications expert, Stuart Corner about the implications of Telstra’s new broadband roll-out for business.

Phone: (02) 9557 9337
E-mail: Stuart@3rdwave.com.au
Website http://www.exchange.com.au

Regular Guest
We have a discussion with psychologist Marianne Gabriel, about celebrating office birthdays.

Phone: 0412 760 059


Program 6-35
Week Commencing 9 October 2006

Business Break Interviews 09-10-06 | 10-10-06 | 11-10-06 | 12-10-06 | 13-10-06

Interview Guest
Beverley Jones of Objective Assessment talks about the importance of effective and relevant training to maximise sales performance.

Phone: 9025 3980
E-mail: bjones@objectiveassessment.com.au
Website: www.objectiveassessment.com.au

Business Brief
Julie McConachy of News Limited discusses The Australian's Inaugural Excellence in Sales Awards, to be held on the 8th of November in Sydney.

E-mail: www.newstext.com.au/excellence

Regular Guest
Ian Hutchinson of Life by Design tells how to overcome the feeling of guilt you may have if you are not working and spending more time at leisure.

Phone: 9979 4949
E-mail: info@lifebydesign.com.au
Website: www.lifebydesign.com.au


Program 6-34
Week commencing 2 October 2006

Business Break Interviews 02-10-06 | 03-10-06 | 04-10-06 | 05-10-06 | 06-10-06

Interview Guest
Today we talk with Rod Cameron of Hicksons Lawyers about the new Workplace Relations Regulations and the requirements for additional time-recording of employee’s start and finish times.

Phone: (02) 9293 5311
E-mail: Rod.Cameron@hicksons.com.au
Website: www.hicksons.com.au

Business brief
A report from our human resources expert, Jacky Carter of Hays regarding her organisation’s recruitment forecast for the period October to December.

Phone: (02) 8226 9629
E-mail: jac@hays.com.au
Website: www.hays.com.au

Regular Guest
Computer expert Anna Raciti of PC User magazine discusses the two most in-demand product categories at present, digital cameras and printers.

Phone: (02) 9288 9109
E-mail: araciti@acp.com.au
Website: http://www.pcuser.com.au


Program 6-33
Week commencing 25 September 2006

Business Break Interviews 25-09-06 | 26-09-06 | 27-09-06 | 29-09-06

Interview Guest
Author Christo Norden-Powers talks about his book “Powerful questions: That every director, executive & manager must ask”.

Telephone: 9983 9600
Email: christo@spandah.net
Website: www.spandah.net
Mail: PO Box 796 St. Ives 2078

Business brief
Conference producer Banu Kannu reports about the Asia Water Summit, which will be held in Singapore from the 16th to the 18th of October.

To register:
Phone: +65 6514 3180
Fax: +65 6733 5087
Email: register@ibcasia.com.sg
Online: www.ibc-asia.com/asiawater

Regular Guest
Small business expert Dr Michael Schaper discusses risk management and how it should be incorporated into small businesses.

Phone: 6273 3929
Mobile: 0423 731 311
Email: michael.schaper@gmail.com


Program 6-32
Week commencing 18 September 2006

Business Break Interviews 18-09-06 | 19-09-06 | 20-09-06 | 21-09-06 | 22-09-06

Interview Guest
Dr Beth Walker of Edith Cowan University’s Small and Medium Enterprise Research Centre, discusses some ground breaking research they are undertaking into Home Based Businesses

Telephone: 08 6304 5282
Fax: 08 6304 5840
Email: elizabeth.walker@ecu.edu.au
Website: www.business.ecu.edu.au

Regular Guest
A report from our psychologist Marianne Gabriel on workplace gossip and how can you minimise the damage it may create within the office.

Phone: 0412 760 059

Regular Guest
Business coach Robert Gerrish, explains what accountability should mean to someone who operates their own business.

Phone: (02) 9337 2600
E-mail: mail@gerrish.com.au
Website: http://www.robertgerrish.com
Online magazine: http://www.flyingsolo.com.au


Program 6-31
Week commencing 11 September 2006

Business Break Interviews 11-09-06 | 12-09-06 | 13-09-06 | 14-09-06 | 15-09-06

Interview Guest
Stuart Mackay of Peace at Work discuses Corporate Meditation Training and how it can take the stress out of your workplace.

Mobile: 0408 090 809
Email: stuart@peaceatwork.com
Website: www.peaceatwork.com

Interview Guest
A report from automotive expert Garry Jones of Hyundai Fleet Advantage on the considerations of switching to alternative fuels.

Phone: 9763 3474
Mobile: 0401 990 149
Email: garry_jones@hyundai.com.au

Interview Guest
Small business expert Dr Michael Schaper discusses the problems that arise when recruiting new employees and how these can be overcome.

Phone: 6273 3929
Mobile: 0423 731 311


Program 6-30
Week commencing 4 September 2006

Business Break Interviews 06-09-06 | 07-09-06 | 08-09-06

Interview Guest
Damien Woods of Swinburne University’s Centre for Business, Work and Ageing, discusses their recent survey which show that more and more people approaching retirement age plan to continue working in some form or other.

Phone: 03 9214 4316
Mobile: 0403 302 303
Email: dwoods@swin.edu.au

Interview Guest
Environmental expert Murray Hogarth explains the Easy Being Green scheme which aims to empower ordinary people to do something about cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

Phone: 02 9290 8533
Mobile: 0417 267 235
Email: murray.hogarth@ecoscorp.com
Website: www.easybeinggreen.net

Interview Guest
We talk with Keith Bick of Red Carpet about the upcoming John Cleese ‘Creativity in leadership’ conference. To attend the event, register online at www.redcarpet.net.au.

Dates:
Brisbane - October 10, 9am to 1 pm. Carlton Crest, King George Square.
Sydney - October 18, 9am to 1 pm. Westin, No1 Martin Place.
Melbourne - October 26, 9am to 1 pm. Sofitel Melbourne.


Program 6-29
Week commencing 28 August 2006

Business Break Interviews 01-09-06

Interview Guest
Allan Ryan of Managed Innovation explains the difference between innovation and invention and how you can introduce an innovative culture to your business.

Phone: 9251 6634
Mobile: 0418 614 243
Email: allan@managedinnovation.com
Website: www.managedinnovation.com

Interview Guest
Spring is the season of renewal, so it is topical for image expert Evelyn Lundstrom of First Impressions to share some make-over tips and changes you can add to your business wardrobes this spring.

Phone: 9908 1088
Mobile: 0408 214 002
Email: evelyn@firstimpressions.com.au
Website: www.firstimpressions.com.au

Regular Guest
Our telecommunications expert Stuart Corner reports on a free internet web service which enables groups of people in different locations to collaborate effectively on shared projects, and it’s free.

Phone: (02) 9557 9337
E-mail: Stuart@3rdwave.com.au
Website http://www.exchange.com.au


Program 6-28
Week commencing 21 August 2006


Interview Guest
Today we talk with Ian Cook of Supply Clusters of Australia about how he aggregates the buying power of his clients to secure better deals from suppliers.

Phone: 9449 8368
Email: ian@supplyclusters.com.au
Website: www.supplyclusters.com.au

Regular Guest
We receive a report from our work/life balance expert Ian Hutchison of Life by Design about the importance of holidays.

Phone: 02 9979 4949
Mobile: 0414 506 029
E-mail: info@lifebydesign.com.au
Website: www.lifebydesign.com.au

Regular Guest
Anna Raciti of PC User magazine talks about how we can protect our computers from the threats of being hacked.

Phone: (02) 9288 9109
E-mail: araciti@acp.com.au
Website: http://www.pcuser.com.au


Program 6-27
Week commencing 14 August 2006


Interview Guest
Simon Tupman, the author of ‘Why entrepreneurs should eat bananas’, talks about his book and why it should be required reading to everyone in business, especially those with entrepreneurial flair.

Phone (02) 6680 9991
Mobile: 0412 060 192
Email: simon@simontupman.com
Website: www.simontupman.com

Regular
Our friendly psychologist Marianne Gabriel from Chatswood Inner Change, talks to us about business perfectionists and the possible solutions available to reduce this in people.

Phone: 9413 9711
Mobile: 0412 760 059
Email: mariannegabriel@hotmail.com

Regular
Our human resources expert Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel continues her discussion on the findings of the Hays annual Salary Survey, this time focusing on retrospective staffing levels and their demand forecast over the next 12 months.

Phone: 8226 9629
Email: jac@hays.com.au
Website: www.hays.com.au

The Hays Salary Survey is available at www.hays.com.au/salary


Program 6-26
Week commencing 7 August 2006


Interview Guest
We talk with social analyst David Chalke of AustraliaScan about the fundamental changes in social outlook that Australians have made in the last 20 years and the impact of these changes on business life.

Phone: 03 5977 4422
Mobile: 0412 539 208
Email: research@qmr.com.au
Website: www.qmr.com.au

Interview Guest
We ask Yemee Fernandes, Associate Publisher Human Resources magazine, about the Australian HR Awards 2006.

Phone: 9922 2389
Email: yemee.fernandes@lexisnexis.com.au

To nominate for the Australian HR Awards, go to:
www.hrawards.com.au

Regular Guest
Small business expert Dr Michael Schaper, talks about the processes involved in naming your business such as name protections and registrations to what issues you should consider when choosing your business name.

Phone: 6273 3929
Mobile: 0423 731 311
Email: michael.schaper@gmail.com


Program 6-25
Week commencing 31 July 2006


Interview Guest
Today we talk with Dennis Moore of The Circus of Life who will explain how to increase productivity and create greater company loyalty by using humour in business

Phone: 02 9544 3067
Mobile: 0419 783 123
Email: dennis@moorespeak.com
Website: www.moorespeak.com

Interview Guest
Heather Leembruggen, President of the Australian Chapter and World Treasurer of the International Advertising Association, provides us with a business brief report regarding the Australasian and Asia Pacific Advertising & Marketing Summit.

Phone: 02 9922 2515
Email: hleembruggen@ozemail.com.au

The Australasian and Asia Pacific Advertising & Marketing Summit will be held at Sydney’s Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour on August 29 and 30. To register online log onto www.acevents.com.au/ad2006.

Regular Guest
Robert Gerrish provides a business coaching tip on how to decide when a business idea isn’t working and when you should let it go.

Phone: (02) 9337 2600
E-mail: mail@gerrish.com.au
Website: http://www.robertgerrish.com
Online magazine: http://www.flyingsolo.com.au


Program 6-24
Week commencing 17 July 2006


Interview Guest
Today we talk with Michael Hewitt-Gleeson, the author of Wombat Selling, which is a book about how to sell by word of mouth. He discusses the importance of customer research in selling and how to find out what your customers actually want.

Mobile: 0401 004 658
Email: michael@newsellcoaching.com
Website: www.newsellcoaching.com

Regular Guest
A report from our automotive expert, Garry Jones of Hyundai Fleet Advantage, who discusses the concept of duty of care by an employer for an employee which extends to the responsibilities of the type of company car provided to employees, and the training and safety features of the car.

Phone: 02 9763 3474
Mobile: 0401 990 149

Regular Guest
A report from Chad Craven of BlueArc on the importance of emails in businesses and the different email systems that are available.

Phone: 9763 3474
Home: 02 43 62 3283
Mobile: 0401 990 149


Program 6-23
Week commencing 17 July 2006


Interview Guest
We talk with Evelyn Lundstrom of First Impressions about the importance of the first impression you make when you meet someone for the very first time

Phone: (02) 9908 1088
Mobile: 0408 214 002
Email: evelyn@firstimpressions.com.au
Website: www.firstimpressions.com.au

Regular Guest
A report from telecommunications expert, Stuart Corner on the global concerns that the formats widely used for documents are proprietary, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Stuart discusses the push towards open formats.
Phone: (02) 9557 9337
E-mail: Stuart@3rdwave.com.au
Website http://www.exchange.com.au

Regular Guest
Today, a report from Anna Raciti of PC User magazine which has just done an exhaustive survey of the software that is available on the market.

Anna Raciti of PC User magazine
Phone: (02) 9288 9109
E-mail: araciti@acp.com.au
Website: http://www.pcuser.com.au


Program 6-22
Week commencing 10 July 2006


Interview Guest
We talk with Brian Babington of Families Australia about a survey they have conducted which found that two-thirds of Australians believe it is harder today to achieve a balance between work and family life than it was five years ago.
Telephone: 02 6273 4885
Email: brian.babington@familiesaustralia.org.au
Website: www.familiesaustralia.org.au

Experts
Tania Mottl from Life by Design discusses why 30% people are now taking their holiday entitlements and 60% are and not taking holidays at all.
Telephone: 02 9979 4949
Email: hutch@lifebydesign.com.au
Website: www.lifebydesign.com.au

Interview guest
Suzanne Caldwell of Microsoft highlights the problem of many small businesses that are running the risk of criminal penalties by running unlicensed or counterfeit software.
Telephone: 02 9870 2527
Email: suzanne@microsoft.com
Website: www.microsoft.com.au/SAM


Program 6-21
Week commencing 3 July 2006


Interview Guest
Rodney Timm, Director of Property Beyond discusses the problems and pitfalls of commercial leases, particularly the chief executive who wants to move up the office scale.

Telephone: 02 9221 0660
Email: rodney.timm@propertybeyond.com.au
Website: www.propertybeyond.com.au

Interview Guest
Harold Graycar of Backup Systems explains how to access your information when you are away from the office, either at home or on the road.

Telephone: 1300 308897
Mobile: 0418 889 997
E-mail: hg@bus.net.au
Website www.backupsystems.com.au

Interview Guest
Dr. Michael Schaper, our new small business expert, discusses business plans. Michael Schaper is well qualified to provide advice as he worked for several years as a small business adviser, is the Small Business Commissioner for the ACT and held the foundation professorial chair in Entrepreneurship and Small Business at Newcastle University.

Telephone: 02 6207 2028
Mobile: 0423 731 311
Email: michael.schaper@act.gov.au
Website: www.seaanz.asn.au


Program 6-20
Week commencing 26 June 2006


Interview Guest
Professor Kevin Hindle from Swinburne University of Technology, talks to us about the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.

Regular guest
Website development - Chad Craven
Sales & Marketing Director, Blue Arc
Telephone: 02 9467 2500
Email: chad.craven@bluearcgroup.com
Website: www.bluearcgroup.com

Regular guest
Business coach - Robert Gerrish
Phone: (02) 9337 2600
E-mail: mail@gerrish.com.au
Website: http://www.robertgerrish.com
Online magazine: http://www.flyingsolo.com.au


Program 6-19
Week commencing 19 June 2006


Interview Guest
Bruce Matthews, of the Australian Communications and Media Authority about SpamMatters, discusses a new Spam reporting tool to help identify spammers and prevent spam related crime.

Phone: 1300 855 180
Mobile: 0418 517 956
Website: www.spam.acma.gov.au
Website: www.scamwatch.gov.au

Interview Guest
Michelle Tan of IIR Conferences discusses the Business Branding and Industrial Marketing Summit that will be held at Sydney’s Sheraton by Four Points from August 9th to the 11th.

Phone: 02 9080 4000
Email: info@iir.com.au
Website: www.iir.com.au

Regular Guest
Human resources - Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel Services
Phone: 8226 9629
E-mail: jac@hays.com.au
Website: www.hays.com.au


Program 6-18
Week commencing 12 June 2006


Interview Guest
Stuart King, CEO of Diversity@work discusses the awards and benefits of employing a diverse work force. The awards recognise and reward organisations that contain a diverse range of employees in their workplace. Information about how to enter or nominate for these awards and when it will occur will also be mentioned.

Phone: (03) 9600 0006
Email: solutions@diversityatwork.com.au
Website: www.diversityatwork.com.au

Regular Guests
Psychology - Marianne Gabriel
Phone: 9413 9711
Mobile: 0412 760 059

Computers & technology - Anna Raciti of PC User magazine
Phone: (02) 9288 9109
E-mail: araciti@acp.com.au
Website: http://www.pcuser.com.au


Program 6-17
Week commencing 5 June 2006;


Interview guest
"Good speech is good business"
Hazel Stein focuses on the importance of voice communication and public speaking, and provides helpful tools on how to communicate effectively.

Phone: (02) 9238 2711
Email: Hazel@thevoiceclinic.com.au
Website: www.thevoiceclinic.com.au

Interview guest
"The Virgin Blue National Small Business Summit"
Tony Stevens of COSBOA speaks about the upcoming 'Virgin Blue National small business summit'. This summit deals with a range of relevant small business issues such as trade practices, tax reforms and WorkChoices legislation. For more information and registration for the summit visit www.mybusiness.com.au/summit or call (02) 8923 8003.

Phone: 02 6251 1773
Email: tony@cosboa.org
Website: www.cosboa.org

Interview guest
Stuart Corner discusses the new internet domain .tel, which provides companies with various communication access capabilities.

Phone: (02) 9516 2984
Email: stuart@3rdwave.com.au


Program 6-16
Week commencing 29 May 2006;

Interview guest:
Dr Jane Shelton, Marshall Place Associates discusses the misconceptions held about home-based businesses based on an extensive study she has undertaken of the sector.

Phone: (03) 9640 0099
Email: jshelton@ozemail.com.au
Website: www.marshallplace.com.au

Regular guests:
Automotive - Garry Jones - Fleet Sales Manager NSW & QLD Hyundai Motor Company Australia
Ph: 02 9763 3473
Email: Garry_Jones@hyundai.com.au

Business coach - Robert Gerrish
Phone: (02) 9337 2600
E-mail: mail@gerrish.com.au
Website: http://www.robertgerrish.com
Online magazine: http://www.flyingsolo.com.au


Program 6-15
Week commencing 22 May 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Andrew Green from chief executive of the Australian Venture Capital Association
Phone: (02) 9251 3888
Email: Andrew.green@avcal.com.au
Website: www.avcal.com.au

Interview guest
We talk with Amber Davis, from AFR Conferences, about the Managing Information Strategies Summit that will be held on June 29 & 30.
Phone: (02) 9080 4327
E-mail: amber.davis@informa.com.au
Website: www.informa.com.au/metroplanning

Regular Guest
Environment - Murray Hogarth of ECOS 'Helping business create through sustainability'
Phone: 02 9290 8532
E-mail: murray.hogarth@ecoscorp.com
Website: www.ecoscorp.com


Program 6-14
Week commencing 15 May 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Tim Hartman from Symantec about a recent study that claims email may have an effect on ones health.
Phone: (03) 9864 2622
Email: tim_hartman@symantec.com
Website: www.symantec.com

Regular Guest
Human resources - Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel Services
Phone: 8226 9629
E-mail: jac@hays.com.au
Website: www.hays.com.au

Regular Guest
Website development - Chad Craven
Sales & Marketing Director, Blue Arc
Telephone: 02 9467 2500
Email: chad.craven@bluearcgroup.com
Website: www.bluearcgroup.com


Program 6-13
Week commencing 8 May 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Paul Brennan, author of "The Law is an Ass-make sure it doesn't bite yours!"
Phone: (07) 5444 2166
Email: paul.brennan@brennanlaw.com.au
Website: www.brennanlaw.com.au

Conference
We talk with Keith Barks, General Manager of AFR Conferences, about the Metropolitan Planning Summit that will be held on June 29 & 30.
Phone: (02) 9080 4342
E-mail: registration@informa.com.au
Website: www.informa.com.au/metroplanning

Regular Guest
Computers - Harold Graycar
Phone: (02) 1300 308 897
E-mail: hg@bus.net.au
Website www.backupsystems.com.au


Program 6-12
Week commencing 1 May 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Dr Sue Starfield, from the University of NSW Learning Centre, about how to improve your memory and retain written information.

Phone: 9385 3890
Email: learningcentre@unsw.edu.au
Website: www.lc.unsw.edu.au

Regular Guest
Telecommunications - Stuart Corner
Phone: (02) 9557 9337
E-mail: Stuart@3rdwave.com.au
Website http://www.exchange.com.au

Regular Guest
Equities - John Milroy of Goldman Sachs JB Were
Phone: (02) 9321 8511
Email: milroy@jbwere.com.au
Website: http://www.jbwere.com.au


Program 6-11
Week commencing 24 April 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Ray Shaw chairman of Event Planners Australia about how to organise a successful business conference.

Phone: 9 213 4000
Email: info@eventplanners.com.au
Website: www.eventplanners.com.au

Regular Guest
Computers & technology - Anna Raciti of PC User magazine
Phone: (02) 9288 9109
E-mail: araciti@acp.com.au
Website: http://www.pcuser.com.au

Regular Guest
Work Balance - Ian Hutchinson of Life By Design
Phone: 02 9979 4949
E-mail: info@lifebydesign.com.au
Website: www.lifebydesign.com.au


Program 6-10
Week commencing 17 April 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Indrid Messner of business innovation consultants Essencion about how you can build an innovative culture into your business.

Phone: 0415 78 5712
Email: imagine@essencion.com.au
Website: www.essencion.com.au

Regular Guest
Environment - Murray Hogarth of ECOS
'Helping business create through sustainability'
Phone: 02 9290 8532
E-mail: murray.hogarth@ecoscorp.com
Website: www.ecoscorp.com

Regular Guest
Psychology - Marianne Gabriel
Phone: 0412 760 059


Program 6-09
Week commencing 10 April 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Chris Cormack of Senioragency about the over 50s market and why the segment is largely ignored by many marketers despite the fact that in two years time the over 50s will have disposable income of more than $125 billion.

Telephone: 02 9331 6611
Email: cormack@senioragencyaustralia.com.au
Website: www.senioragencyaustralia.com.au

Regular Guest
Automotive - Garry Jones - Fleet Sales Manager NSW & QLD Hyundai Motor Company Australia
Ph: 02 9763 3473
Email: Garry_Jones@hyundai.com.au

Regular Guest
Website development - Chad Craven - Sales & Marketing Director, Blue Arc
Telephone: 02 9467 2500
Email: chad.craven@bluearcgroup.com
Website: www.bluearcgroup.com


Program 6-08
Week commencing 3 April 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Michelle Spooner of Australian Health Manager about a survey which showed that employees who showed up for work, even though they were unwell, were costing their employers millions in lost productivity.

Email: michelle.spooner@ahm.com.au
Website: www.ahm.com.au
Telephone: 134 246

Regular Guest
Computers - Harold Graycar
Phone: (02) 1300 308 897
E-mail: hg@bus.net.au
Website www.backupsystems.com.au

Regular Guest
Business coach - Robert Gerrish
Phone: (02) 9337 2600
E-mail: mail@gerrish.com.au
Website: http://www.robertgerrish.com
Online magazine: http://www.flyingsolo.com.au


Program 6-07
Week commencing 27 March 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Andrew O'Keefe, author of The Boss.

Email: andrewo@greatbosses.com
Website: www.greatbosses.com
Telephone: 0412 616 047

Regular Guest
Telecommunications - Stuart Corner
Phone: (02) 9557 9337
E-mail: Stuart@3rdwave.com.au
Website http://www.exchange.com.au

Regular Guest
Environment - Murray Hogarth of ECOS
'Helping business create through sustainability'
Phone: 02 9290 8532
E-mail: murray.hogarth@ecoscorp.com
Website: www.ecoscorp.com


Program 6-06
Week commencing 20 March 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with John Stanhope, Chairman of the Business coalition on Tax Reform about tax reform in Australia and what they see are the options and priorities.

Contact- Michelle Browne, BCTR Secretariat
Email: mbrowne@corptax.com.au
Website: www.bctr.org
Telephone: 03 9600 4078

Regular Guest
Computers & technology - Anna Raciti of PC User magazine
Phone: (02) 9288 9109
E-mail: araciti@acp.com.au
Website: http://www.pcuser.com.au

Regular Guest
Psychology - Marianne Gabriel
Phone: 0412 760 059


Program 6-05
Week commencing 6 February 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Tony Stapledon, research director for the Institute of sustainable Futures about how you can give your office a green makeover.

Email: isf@uts.edu.au
Website: www.isf.uts.edu.au
Telephone: 02 9514 4950

Information Technology - Chad Craven - Sales & Marketing Director, Blue Arc
Email: chad.craven@bluearcgroup.com
Website: www.bluearcgroup.com
Telephone: 02 9467 2500

Regular Guest
Equities - John Milroy of Goldman Sachs JB Were
Phone: (02) 9321 8511
Email: milroy@jbwere.com.au
Website: http://www.jbwere.com.au


Program 6-04
Week commencing 6 February 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Michael Michalandos of workplace law specialist Baker & McKenzie about mission statements and the legal tangle and liability that may ensure if you don't deliver on what your mission statement promises.

Email: Michael.michalandos@bakernet.com
Website: www.bakernet.com
Telephone: 02 9225 0104

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

Business Briefs
The Youth Marketing Conference
10-13 April 2006
Gallery M in Melbourne

Telephone: 02 9923 5018
Email: rtan@iir.com.au
Website: www.iir.com.au/marketing


Program 6-03
Week commencing 27 January 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Campbell Sallabank from Link Me, about a survey they've done which shows that 30 percent of workers are terrified of networking.

Email: csallabank@linkme.com.au
Website: www.linkme.com.au
Telephone: 03 8508 9111

Regular Guest
Business coach - Robert Gerrish

Regular Guest
Human resources - Jacky Carter of Hays Personnel Services


Program 6-02
Week commencing 20 January 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Ian Dinnison, of KPMG abou an international study which shows that Australia's business R&D investment is about hald the level of the US and 1/3rd that of Japan.

Email: idinnison@kpmg.com.au
Telephone: 03 9288 6767
Website: www.kpmg.com.au

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

Business Briefs
The 2006 IPO Forum
29 March 2006
Sydney Harbour Marriott

Telephone: 02 8437 4736
Email: Jessica.harvard@keymedia.com.au
Website: www.keymedia.com.au


Program 6-01
Week commencing 13 January 2006;


Interview guest
We talk with Rosemary Kirkby, about innovative workplaces and how to create a work environment that contributes to company performance by stimulating communication.


Email: rkirkby@rosemarykirkby.com
Telephone: 0401 715 549

Regular Guest
Environment - Murray Hogarth of ECOS

Regular Guest
Telecommunications - Stuart Corner


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