SoL Cups founder and Bondi Beach entrepreneur Rebecca Veksler is a dead-set legend and an inspiration!
Her brainchild SoL Cups create reusable, plastic free hand-blown glass cups and on episode 220 of the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly entrepreneurship podcast, we deep dive into the life of this Bondi Beach-born Russian-Australian businesswoman. Bec shares with us the meaning of SoL Cups, how to build a team and scale a business by hiring the right people, her pinch-me moments, creative, philosophical and business influences, creating business values that you live by and much, much more.
If you’ve ever wanted to launch and scale a business, then your journey starts right here!
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Raaaaaad chats with one of my favourite new Australian triple threat creative, Deena Jonze!
Living out her creativity through music @jaguarjonze, black & white photography @duskyjonze and illustration @spectatorjonze (focused on the mental health space) , Deena Jonze is kickin’ ass and taking names!
Jaguar Jonze joins me on the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! entrepreneurship podcast this week and we feature her brand new single ‘Beijing Baby’, dive into how her & I met serendipitously in Bondi Beach through One Wave and Fluro Fridays, her earliest ever memory as a kid in Japan, the traps of materialism, living through and growing from PTSD and teaching herself the ropes working in the music industry before jumping headlong into her own Jaguar Jonze music project.
Mad love to Deena and the team at Comes With Fries for making this happen and yep, you can listen to the brand new ‘Beijing Baby’ single at the end of the podcast.
“I’ve got this big ball of fire in my belly”. Yes, you do. Go get ‘em, tiger! 🐯 ✨
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Bam! Hit the ground running! Just a few short weeks after wrapping up UNSW’s inaugural Social Media Day, attended by 650+ people and livestreamed in Australia, India and China, with 10 individual keynote talks, panel discussions and masterclasses, I am now on the hunt for 1-2 new clients to join our current roster.
Across the last 8 years of my life, I have built a wealth of knowledge and experience as a global award-winning Digital/Social Media Strategist and Content Producer across a range of industries including B2B, tech/apps, fintech, FMCG, beer/alcohol brands, Not-For-Profit, higher education, the property market. health & wellness, cosmetics and travel.
Over the past 3 years, my business has worked both agency and client-side, with the likes of Telstra Enterprise, the Plant Life Balance augmented reality greening app launch (as part of The Bravery agency), Moula Money fintech, Cancer Council Australia, Transplant Australia, UNSW, Soap Creative (PepsiCo snacking, Ferrero, Microsoft), Property Now, Cherry Blooms global cosmetics brand, Mahlab Agency (on a global B2B digital client, hbf insurance) and many more.
We generate full organisational audits of physical/digital assets, 1-3 year strategic roadmaps and digital ecosystems, content pillars that ladder up to strategic business and brand objectives as part of a marketing funnel, content (podcasts, photography, video and blog content), Best Practice Social Media Playbooks, digital media reporting frameworks, business-as-usual/campaign ideation, organizational training workshops, Issues & Crisis Management Escalation procedures, influencer outreach and driving efficiencies with the set-up of client internal/external systems, processes and ways of working.
The choice is yours. We can either teach you to fish, write strategy and train your internal team (1-on-1, workshops) to roll it out, or action it all ourselves on a project fee or monthly retainer.
Get in touch. I’d love to hear from you!
For social media strategy, content production and influencer business enquiries contact: email@example.com
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Wagons. Songs from the Aftermath. Psychedelic, space cowboy Henry Wagons and his 6-piece band of misfit entertainers are BACK with a dark, sweaty, bludgeoning country rock LP.
3.5 years ago Henry and I shared a couple of cheeky India Pale Ale craft beers in a Holiday Inn Hotel in Hermosa Beach, California, and together we recorded 2 hours of one of my favourite podcast episodes ever.
Our second time around, we wax lyrical on overseas adventures, Vietnam Vespa iPhone thieves, Scrabble dates versus Netflix & Chill, the evolution from writing solo to collaboration in the deepest form from the stages of embryo, his love of Nashville, 5-year old daughter Casper’s 3RRR artist debut and much, much more.
Podcasting and hanging out with Henry Wagons is an absolute joy! Get it in your ears!
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When life throws you lemons, you make a lemon tart.
Nigella Lawson has been tantalising our taste buds for years. Single-handedly bringing sexy back into the kitchen with her smooth rich English accent, voluptuous physique and addiction to alliteration. Women want to be her and men want to be with her. Her life has been filled with the bitter and the sweet.
This week we feature hilarious comedy and cabaret performer Raelene Isbester and her show Nigella Loves Bites on the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly entrepreneurship podcast ahead of her shows in Sydney this weekend as part of Bondi Feast and Bondi Winter Magic!
Rae and I explore the sugar highs and front page lows of Nigella’s career that are the plot of the show and after successful sellout seasons at Perth Fringe World, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne Fringe and a stand out Christmas Special, Nigella – Love Bites is on its way to the iconic Bondi Pavillon for three deliciously decadent evenings during Bondi Feast!
I can’t WAIT to see it again this weekend! Let’s get into the podcast!
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RIVAH represent! Yas, girl! Aussie pop artist & global jetsetter, Rivah, joins us this week on the Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet! weekly entrepreneurship podcast.
I met this little lion and massive ray of sunshine 6 years ago at SXSW Music in Austin, Texas, and we’ve been friends ever since.
We soak up RIVAH’s travels since our last podcast together 4 years ago, exploring her journey from Brisbane to Auckland to Melbourne, New York City, Los Angeles and all the way back again.
Living all over Brooklyn, a place that now feels like her “first home”, RIVAH is all set to jet back to the USA in a matter of weeks once her O1 Alien of Extraordinary Ability visa is processed and she shares the joy and musical evolution of her self-titled debut EP, snapping up a record deal with Inertia Music, her pinch me moments, the importance of authenticity, openness and honesty, philosophy, ambition and so much more.
So much positive energy, RIVAH lights up the room wherever she goes and damn, you need to hear her sing! Let’s get into the show!
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“Positivity follows you around.” G’day Monty Franklin!
This week we feature Australian comedian Monty Franklin LIVE from LA on the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! entrepreneurship podcast!
We deep-dive into Monty’s life in Hollywood as an Aussie working in the US entertainment industry, his latest project with US comedian Rob Schneider, performing at Sydney Opera House and much more!
Ever dreamt of living & working in the USA? Let’s dive in!
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