Owning your own business is a lot of work, with many owners feeling they only have time to work in their business, rather than on it. As a result, passion, productivity and sales often deteriorate, and owners can quickly become burnt out.

In a brand new PodcastOne series titled SME Experts, hosted by CEO of Mentored Craig West, business owners receive the free practical advice they need to not only sustain, but elevate and grow their business.

Mentored is the brainchild of founder Mark Bouris AM, who hosts the original PodcastOne series, The Mentor.

“Ongoing education is imperative to the successful management and growth of a business”, explains debut host Craig West.

"There is an overabundance of information in circulation which can be highly overwhelming for people

“This podcast is designed to present time-poor business owners with the clear facts they need to make smart choices about the structure and direction of their business”.

Of SME Experts host Craig West, Mark Bouris AM says:

"Craig has an incredible business acumen and loads of experience; he is a consummate professional and someone I not only trust to run my own business, Mentored, but to lead and inspire our clients and podcast listeners to achieve their goals”.

The first six episodes of SME Experts focus on Valuation, Cyber Risk, Estate Planning, Legal Framework, Self-Managed Super Funds and Asset Protection.

Craig West, who has written four critically-acclaimed books on employee incentives, succession planning, asset protection and exit strategies, is passionate about helping SME owners succeed and reduce stress.

“This information is absolutely fundamental for all business owners, and it doesn’t need to be overly complex," he says.

"We have pared things back and cut through a lot of the confusing jargon, and the podcast medium allows business owners to educate themselves on the run, for free, whenever it suits them”.

Mark Bouris considers SME Experts a valuable resource for current and aspiring business owners.

"I cannot recommend it more highly”, he says.

All episodes of SME Experts are supported by a complete set of resources available at mentored.com.au.

SME Experts is available now via https://www.podcastone.com.au/or the iTunes store.

Craig West is available for interview upon request.


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