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Talking Business podcast

Welcome to Talking Business, a podcast produced in Melbourne Australia. The podcast is available on the Acast app, the Apple Podcast store or wherever you go to get your podcasts. Or you can get it at the Business Acumen website at www.businessacumen.biz. I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s…

Talking Business podcast

Talking Business podcast Click Here to open the podcast Welcome to Talking Business, a podcast produced in Melbourne Australia. The podcast is available on the Acast app, the Apple Podcast store or wherever you go to get your podcasts. Or you can get it at the Business Acumen website at www.businessacumen.biz. I am Leon Gettler.…

Stocks soar after promising coronavirus vaccine news, Biden victory

This is episode number forty-one in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, November 13.  First I talk to entrepreneur Ringo Chan who is on his way to revolutionising the bedding industry with his eco-friendly, ergonomic, and philanthropic company, Ecosa. And then I’ll be talking to IFM Investors economist Alex Joiner about the RBA’s decision to cut…

The RBA cuts the interest rate to a historic low

This is episode number forty in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, November 6.  First I talk to Rob Wilson, CEO of Incent, a loyalty reward company using blockchain to provide a different consumer-centric reward offering. Consumers are rewarded for their entire expenditure including bills, rent, shopping, and utilities which can be redeemed to…

Stock markets around the world slide as coronavirus cases rise

This is episode number thirty-nine in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, October 30.  First I talk to Lachlan Donald, CEO of Australian tech company BuildKite. COVID-19 has forced businesses to build new software overnight – Buildkite gives developers the tools they need to keep up with the demand for software built with speed,…

Austrac launches an investigation into Crown Resorts for potential breaches of Australia’s anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing laws

This is episode number thirty-eight in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, October 23.  First I talk to InMoment’s Managing Director, David Blakers, who will explore the state of Australia’s business as it pivots towards digital and how that would improve customer relations. And then I’ll be talking to IFM Investors economist Alex Joiner about the state…

The latest IMF World Economic Outlook forecasts the global economy will contract by 4.4% in 2020

This is episode number thirty-seven in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, October 16.  First I talk to Longtail Co-CEO Andreas Dzumla and we’ll be talking about the Longtail start-up which has an industry-first online marketing solution with its patented technology delivering a perfect match for every keyword searched by potential customers. Perfect for…

With Joe Biden’s lead widening in the polls and President Donald Trump’s campaign sidelined by the virus, investment strategists now say there’s less of a chance for a contested election

This is episode number thirty-six in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, October 9.  First I talk to Erin Brindley, National Programs Manager at Generation Australia on tackling the growing level of youth unemployment. And then I’ll be talking to economist Nicholas Gruen about creating better models for forecasting, for economics, for coronavirus. But now,…

Scott Morrison says he’s spending $800 million on “jobs and growth for digital businesses but most of the money isn’t even leaving the government

This is episode number thirty-five in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, October 2.  First I talk to the founder of Mingle Seasoning Jordyn Evans who has just recently launched 3 more seasoning flavours into 850 Coles supermarket, a deal worth around $1million. And then I’ll be talking to economist Saul Eslake about what to…