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SME Experts

Practical tips to make your business a success. From cyber risk to self-managed super funds, SME Experts covers the topics you need to understand in order to take your business to the next level. Following the success of Mark Bouris’ popular podcast series The Mentor, this series is a must listen for any small to medium business owner.

SME Experts is supported by a complete set of additional templates and checklists available at Mentored.com.au in our resources area.

Host Craig West is a strategic accountant with over 20 years’ experience advising business owners. As Managing Director of Succession Plus and CEO of Mentored, he is passionate about helping business owners achieve the success they deserve. Craig has written four critically acclaimed books on employee incentives, succession planning, asset protection and exit strategies.

Family Wealth Management
Family Wealth Management
Pay yourself first. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to Michael Bova from Family Wealth Advisory about the importance of building, growing and protecting your own wealth, whilst continuing to drive the success of your small to medium business.
Date:
20 December 2018

Episodes

Family Wealth Management
Family Wealth Management
Pay yourself first. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to Michael Bova from Family Wealth Advisory about the importance of building, growing and protecting your own wealth, whilst continuing to drive the success of your small to medium business.
Pay yourself first. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to Michael Bova from Family Wealth Advisory about the importance of building, growing and protecting your own wealth, whilst continuing to drive the success of your small...
Date:
20 December 2018
Research and Development
Research and Development
Can you better your business? Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, chats to Danielle Neale from the University of New South Wales about how small to medium businesses can best utilise government, industry and university funding in order to bring new processes, products and services to market.
Can you better your business? Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, chats to Danielle Neale from the University of New South Wales about how small to medium businesses can best utilise government, industry and university funding in order...
Date:
20 December 2018
Human Resources Legislation
Human Resources Legislation
Your employees are your biggest asset. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to Natasha Hawker from Employee Matters about what you need to know in order to make sure you, your business and your people are covered when it comes to HR legislation in Australia.
Your employees are your biggest asset. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to Natasha Hawker from Employee Matters about what you need to know in order to make sure you, your business and your people are covered when it comes to...
Date:
20 December 2018
Motivating Employees
Motivating Employees
How to keep your best people happy. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, sits down with Clare Long from Norgay HR Consulting to discuss the top tools and techniques that can help you to manage your employees and maximise their performance.
How to keep your best people happy. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, sits down with Clare Long from Norgay HR Consulting to discuss the top tools and techniques that can help you to manage your employees and maximise their...
Date:
20 December 2018
Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing
Is traditional marketing dead? Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks with Chris Nelson from digital agency Juicebox about how to best market your business online and why you need to get clear about what success looks like before you make an investment.
Is traditional marketing dead? Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks with Chris Nelson from digital agency Juicebox about how to best market your business online and why you need to get clear about what success looks like before...
Date:
20 December 2018
Business Broking
Business Broking
A better way to buy and sell your business. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, chats with Managing Director of Business Sales at Mentored, Matt Holland, about the key things small to medium business owners get wrong when selling their business.
Date:
20 December 2018
Valuation
Valuation
What is your business worth? Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to consultant Sam Walters about the best way to value your business and why small to medium business owners should be using valuation not only as a management tool but in order to plan for succession.
What is your business worth? Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to consultant Sam Walters about the best way to value your business and why small to medium business owners should be using valuation not only as a management tool...
Date:
4 November 2018
Self-Managed Super Funds
Self-Managed Super Funds
Not as complicated as you think. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, sits down with, Grant Abbott from I Love SMSF, about why you should be setting up your own self-managed super fund as soon as you start your small to medium business and the strategies that you can employ to take advantage of this government legislation that's designed to give you tax concessions and protect your most valuable assets.
Not as complicated as you think. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, sits down with, Grant Abbott from I Love SMSF, about why you should be setting up your own self-managed super fund as soon as you start your small to medium business...
Date:
4 November 2018
Legal Framework
Legal Framework
Protect your business from the unexpected. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West chats with Emily Shoemark from Snedden Hall & Gallop Lawyers about why you need to put the proper legal agreements, documents and processes in place to not only guide the growth of your small to medium business but to protect your assets in the case of unforeseen events.
Protect your business from the unexpected. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West chats with Emily Shoemark from Snedden Hall & Gallop Lawyers about why you need to put the proper legal agreements, documents and processes in place to...
Date:
4 November 2018
Estate Planning
Estate Planning
Get the right advice and peace of mind. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West speaks to Tanya Herbertson from Snedden Hall & Gallop Lawyers about how you can set up a will, power of attorney and other legal framework for your small to medium business, in order to avoid problems and heartache for loved ones further down the track.
Get the right advice and peace of mind. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West speaks to Tanya Herbertson from Snedden Hall & Gallop Lawyers about how you can set up a will, power of attorney and other legal framework for your small to...
Date:
4 November 2018
Cyber Risk
Cyber Risk
How to protect your data. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to Brad Crismale from Matrium Technologies about why your small to medium business is at risk of a cyber-attack, which systems you can put in place protect your data and how to manage an online breach if it happens.
How to protect your data. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to Brad Crismale from Matrium Technologies about why your small to medium business is at risk of a cyber-attack, which systems you can put in place protect your data...
Date:
4 November 2018
Asset Protection
Asset Protection
Control everything but own nothing. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to CEO of HYD Advisory, Mark Pinhorn, about why it's essential you put the right structures in place to protect your small to medium business and the wealth you’ve spent years, blood, sweat and tears creating - even if the unexpected occurs.
Control everything but own nothing. Host and CEO of Mentored, Craig West, speaks to CEO of HYD Advisory, Mark Pinhorn, about why it's essential you put the right structures in place to protect your small to medium business and the wealth...
Date:
4 November 2018
SME Experts - Trailer
SME Experts - Trailer

Practical tips to make your business a success. From cyber risk to self-managed super funds, SME Experts covers the topics you need to understand in order to take your business to the next level. Following the success of Mark Bouris’ popular podcast series The Mentor, this series is a must listen for any small to medium business owner.

SME Experts is supported by a complete set of additional templates and checklists available at Mentored.com.au in our resources area.

Host Craig West is a strategic accountant with over 20 years’ experience advising business owners. As Managing Director of Succession Plus and CEO of Mentored, he is passionate about helping business owners achieve the success they deserve. Craig has written four critically acclaimed books on employee incentives, succession planning, asset protection and exit strategies.

Coming this November to PodcastOne Australia

Practical tips to make your business a success. From cyber risk to self-managed super funds, SME Experts covers the topics you need to understand in order to take your business to the next level. Following the success of Mark Bouris’ popular...
Date:
29 October 2018