Inspiring Greatness

Inspiring Greatness


Inspiring Greatness podcast shares real-world experiences from successful entrepreneurs around the globe who’ve had success and failure on their journey. Hear their stories and be inspired. Add some extra motivation to your life every week, with Shelley Rogers’ Podcast Series Inspiring Greatness.


103 Laura Gisborne - The Philanthropic Entrepreneur  

Welcome to episode 103!

Laura Gisborne is a successful business expert with over 20 years experience. I listened to her interview on the John warlows podcast built to sell episode 84 and said oh my gosh I would love to interview this amazing gal.. From structuring and selling small boutique businesses to owning a multi-million dollar wine and real estate empire.   Laura has owned nine businesses, her first when she was only 23 years old. I had a chance to speak with Laura about a month ago and what impressed me the most was her desire to help others.   Maxum Corporation - Inspiring Greatness Show Notes:
102 Troy Hazard on Saving Big Business  

Welcome to Episode 102!

Troy Hazard has turned around businesses that were making enormous losses and has consulted to countless successful companies including Goodyear, Baskin Robbins, Subway, Fisher & Paykel. Originally from Australia Troy was the global Chairman for the Entrepreneurs Organisation, Troy now lives in Florida but frequently comes back to Australia as he spreads his time as a Professional Speaker, & a host of 3 national TV Shows.   Maxum Corporation - Inspiring Greatness Shownotes:
101 Howard Finger on Cyber Security for Entrepreneurs  

Welcome to Episode 101!

Howard a qualified lawyer, has a global business currently in 80 countries delivering e-learning, software and services to professional firms in the Governance Risk & Compliance Sectors! VinciWorks vision is to create a safer, fairer and more honest world. Howard’s strives every day to live his purpose: to create the greatest sustainable value, no excuses!   VinciWorks:   CODE: inspire

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100 Adam Ashton and Reflecting on the Podcast Journey  

Welcome to episode 100!!!

Wow, it’s been a year since I embarked on a journey of podcasting. I want to thank everyone for supporting, listening & sharing Inspiring Greatness with your friends and colleagues. Today’s episode is different I was interviewed by Adam Ashton on his podcast called "The Podcast About Podcasts". In this interview I share my lessons learned, favourite podcasts, advice for people interested in starting a podcast and or taking your podcast to the next level. I also share our most popular downloaded episodes over the past year and those horror stories plus best advice!   Maxum Corporation - Inspiring Greatness Show Notes:     Adam Ashton - The Podcast About Podcasts:
099 John Warlow on Building Value  

Welcome to Episode 99!

This week we are joined by the incredible John Warlow.

John Warlow has a statistically proven method for improving a company’s value by up to 71%. Even if your not planning on selling anytime soon this should get your attention. John is the author of the bestselling book Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You. I had the pleasure to chat with John a few weeks back when he interviewed me as a guest on his podcast Built to sell Radio which is ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the world’s 10 best podcasts for business owners.

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098 Jeffery Slater - Purpose and Profits  

Welcome to Episode 98!

Today we talk with Jeffery Slater.

Jeffrey Slater is a business coach, author and speaker and has shared the stage with some incredible thought leaders like Tony Robbins, Sir Richard Branson and Tim Ferris Jeffrey is a researcher of Leadership and Self Awareness and its application to the high-performing entrepreneurs who are building businesses for a better world and committed to impacting generations to come. Whether you’re building a billion dollar company or about to break through to the 7 figure mark, Jeffrey believes there are some core human behaviours that will help you embody faster than anyone else.

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Recommended book - Tools of the Titans

Tech Too;

097 Warren Rustand on the Importance of Family  

Welcome to Episode 97!

This week we go through part 2 of our interview with Warren Rustand. Here, we discuss the importance of family when running a business, as well as what Warren does, which has previously earned him father of the year.

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096 Warren Rustand on Authentic Leadership  

Welcome to episode 96!

This week we recap one of our very first interviews with Warren Rustand, discussing keys points on how to be and become an authentic leader. This episode will go through ways on how to identify people that are not suitable for your business, and how to fire them with dignity and grace.

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095 Leona Watson - Let's Get Cheeky  

Welcome to Episode 95!

This week we are talking with Leona Watson.

Leona Watson is the founder of Cheeky Food Events, a corporate team building cooking company with a twist. After many years in the corporate world, Leona decided it was time to do something for herself and followed her heart to become a corporate Chef. During her training, Leona realised that it wasn’t about the food, her passion lied in the togetherness of people that food brought. Cheeky food Events has now been established for over 13 years and has hosted over 2500 events!   Maxum Corporation - Inspiring Greatness Show Notes:
095 One-Click Lindsay Anderson  

Welcome to Episode 95!

In this one we interview the amazing Lindsay Anderson!

Lindsay Anderson, also known as One Click Lindsay is a web strategist who helps small businesses produce more website traffic and leads. During the 10 years of successfully running her company, she has helped hundreds of businesses, both large and small, utilise the online space to build their business. She is focused on building your email list and create double the traffic to your website.   Maxum Corporation - Inspiring Greatness Show Notes:       Lindsay Anderson Offers!   14 days more traffic and leads course:   If you OPT IN for 14 days you will receive a piece of helpful advice EVERYDAY to improve your traffic and leads!     
094 LuAnn Nigara - Big Business and Bigger Podcasting  

Welcome to Episode 093!

This week we have the privilege to be joined by LuAnn Nigara.

LuAnn is the co-owner of Window Works, an award winning window treatment and awning retailer that has been established since 1982. Window Works has annual gross sales in the 7 figures and has serviced more than 24,000 customers throughout their career. LuAnn also host of a podcast for interior design professionals called ‘A Well-Designed Business’.   Maxum Coporation - Inspiring Greatness Show Notes     Window Works:  


092 Jessica Rhodes - How to Rock Both Sides of the Mic!  

Welcome to Episode 92!

This week we chat with Jessica Rhode's about how to maximise your podcast's performance.

Jessica Rhodes is the founder and CEO of, a Guest Booking agency for podcasters and guest experts. Jessica is also the author of Interview Connections: How to #RockThePodcast From Both Sides of the Mic! Jessica hosts/co-hosts three podcasts: Rhodes to Success, The Podcast Producers and The Parenting Rhodes. The Podcast Producers was selected by Apple as a “How to Podcast” show in iTunes and has also been included in the syllabus for a course about podcasting and audio journalism at Western University in Ontario, Canada.   FREE RESOURCE - Visit:   and use the code "publicity" to get Jesscia's amazinf template for FREE.
091- Adam Hudson - Reliable Income  

Welcome to Episode 92!

This week we talk to the amazing serial entrepreneur Adam Hudson.

Adam Hudson is a serial entrepreneur who has built several multi-million dollar companies in both Australia and the United States.

Adam currently owns an Amazon marketing service firm, a home-wares brand (that sells its products exclusively through Amazon into more than 30 countries) & Reliable Education, an online education company which teaches students across the globe how to build profitable amazon businesses which generate reliable income streams.


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 Jot Not Pro -
Built to sell

Adam Hudson's free course:


090 Jim Palmer - The Newsletter Guru  

Welcome to Episode 90!

Jim Palmer is a marketing and business building expert who helps entrepreneurs and small business owners create their dream business. Jim founded the Dream Business Academy and Dream Business Coaching and Mastermind Program and is the host of Dream Business Coach TV, and Stick Like Glue Radio, a weekly podcast based on Jim's unique brand of Smart Marketing and Business Building Strategies.

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089 Health & Decisions - Golden Nugget Friday  

Welcome to Golden Nugget Friday Episode 089!

This episode we'll be recapping the importance of a healthy diet, and why eating well is crucial for the life of an entrepreneur.

We also have an announcement about the continuation of the weekly Golden Nugget Friday episode, as well as some exciting news about the EO Accelerators Program!

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Discount code for Sally Gerrard's eBook:


088 Sally Garrard on Healthy Diets for Entrepreneurs  

Welcome to Episode 88!

In this episode Shelley talks to Sally Garrard, a nutritionist and physiologist to talk about health related aspects of entrepreneurial life.

Sally is an Advanced Sports Dietitian, consulting to olympic level athletes from the sports of rowing, tennis, diving, athletics and even to umpires + referees! She is the owner + director of the sports nutrition practice Apple To Zucchini, and her team of sports dietitians coach everyday athletes towards the best food choices to fuel their performance. While performance is a strong focus, Sally believes creating optimal health is paramount; her primary outcome for her clients is that they come out the other side of a sporting event with improved physique and well-being, ALONG WITH with a healthy relationship with food.   Maxum Corporation - Inspiring Greatness:     Sally Garrard:     "Apple to Zucchini" eBook Discount Code! Visit:   and enter the code: maxumcorp17  
087 The Importance of Diversifying Your Assets - Golden Nugget Friday  

Welcome to Golden Nugget Friday!

In this week's episode we recap the important advice and information from Jason Hartman's interview, as well as discussing why one should diversify their assets.


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086 Jason Hartman on Wise Investment  

Welcome to Episode 86!

This week Shelley talks to an investment expert, Jason Hartman.

Jason Hartman is the Founder and CEO of Platinum Properties Investor Network, The Hartman Media Company and The Jason Hartman Foundation. Starting with very little, Jason, while still in college at the age of 19, embarked on a career in real estate while brokering properties for clients, he was investing in his own portfolio along the way. Through creativity, persistence and hard work, he soon joined the ranks of the top one-percent of Realtors in the U.S. and in quick succession; earned a number of prestigious industry awards and became a young multi-millionaire.   Maxum Coporation - Inspiring Greatness:     Jason Hartman:
085 Hiring "A" Players in Your Business - Golden Nugget Friday  

Welcome to Episode 85 Golden Nugget Friday!

In this episode we talk about the importance of hiring "A" players in your team as well as the risk low-working employees have on your business.

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084 Matthew Pezzimenti - The Conversion King  

Welcome to Inspiring Greatness Episode 84!

Today we talk with Conversion Kings CEO Matthew Pezzimenti. An expert in the field on conversion optimization, Shelley and Matthew discuss the benefits and how to efficiently utalise conversion optimization in business.

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Capsule CRM


How to Meet Friends & Influence People

Peak - How Great Companies get Mojo from Maslow 

Conversion Kings:

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