The One Shot Movement Podcast


You get one shot in this life. Are you using it to its full potential? In this series, we'll interview some of the biggest entrepreneurs and get their stories on how they used their "one shot" to take a big leap in their life and business and to get to where they are today.



Interview with Rhiannon Simcocks - CEO of James Home Services Australia.mp3

Are you curious about the journey of a farm girl turned CEO? Join us in conversation with Rhiannon Simcocks, the dynamic leader at the helm of James Home Services, a franchise business with a legacy spanning over three decades. Embark on an enlightening voyage as Rhiannon candidly shares her inspiring transition story, offering valuable insights into the franchising industry, and emphasizing the importance of due diligence in business. Ever wondered how businesses identify and surmount barriers? Get ready for a deep dive into the revolutionary franchising model of James Home Services. We unveil how the company confronted and eliminated obstacles that hindered people from joining their network. The conversation enlightens on their unique model that has made franchising more affordable and accessible than ever before. Additionally, hear the enthralling narrative of the acquisition of a national franchise network by two new owners and the role of a strong moral compass in business. As we move towards the close of our chat with Rhiannon, brace yourself for a quick-fire Q&A session. Get a sneak peek into her preferred books, podcasts, shows, and more. Listen in as she shares the best piece of advice she has received and underscores the importance of living each day with purpose. The episode concludes with an exciting discussion on the potential of accessible business ownership opportunities and the financial freedom they offer. Don't miss out on this compelling and insightful conversation! Read more

Interview with Cameron Falloon - Fitness Entrepreneur and Founder / CEO of Body Fit

When it comes to fitness franchising, few individuals are as knowledgeable or as experienced as our guest for this episode, Cameron Falloon. As the founder of Body Fit Training (BFT), a high-performance strength training franchise, Cameron’s journey from studying in the UK to becoming an international fitness entrepreneur is truly inspiring. From his early inklings of entrepreneurship with opening a 24-hour gym to the development of BFT, Cameron shares how his passion for rehabilitation and sports training has contributed to his business's success. Transitioning into the realm of franchising, Cameron drives us through the strategies he adopted to spur the rapid growth of BFT despite the challenges of the global financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic. Employing a strong back-end system and leveraging technology significantly, BFT has become an international enterprise with over 200 sites in six countries. Our discussion takes a deep dive into the challenges that come with international expansion, the importance of focusing on fewer countries for success, and how to navigate cultural and legal differences in global markets. Wrapping up this riveting discussion, Cameron reveals his ambitious plans for BFT, setting his sights on reaching a whopping 1,000 franchises globally. The invaluable lessons he imparts extend beyond fitness enthusiasts and reach out to budding entrepreneurs, with insights on continuous evolution, seeking external perspectives, and never underestimating your influence. Listen in as Cameron recommends his favorite business books and podcasts and shares the best and worst advice he has received throughout his journey. Get ready, it's time to chase your passions, just like Cameron, without playing it safe! Read more

Interview with Amber Manning - CEO of Just Cuts Australia

Ready to unlock secrets of exceptional leadership and business growth? Join us on a fascinating journey with Amber Manning, the CEO of Just Cuts. We'll peel back the curtain on her remarkable success story from spearheading the largest hairdressing salon in the Southern Hemisphere to navigating the complex world of franchising from a tender age. Discover the unique ethos behind Just Cuts, a hybrid of a franchise and a family brand that is contributing to its international expansion and longevity. As we dive deeper into the episode, you will get the keys to a sustainable business model that's driving the growth of this hairdressing empire. Unmask the strategic blend of skilled hairdressers and savvy investors that are fuelling its expansion. Listen in as Amber sheds light on the importance of data analysis in quality control, robust business relationships, and the ongoing debate over investing in marketing versus network expansion. The last part of our discussion unravels the challenges of the business world, including the COVID-19 pandemic and rising costs, and how strong leadership can maneuver through it all. Amber will share priceless insights on how Just Cuts adapted their business model to weather the storm and maintain profitability. The importance of staying ahead of trends, the value of personal growth and mentorship, and Amber's favourite books and nuggets of wisdom will leave you brimming with inspiration and knowledge. Make sure you don't miss this enriching episode filled with wisdom and insights from the very heart of the franchising industry! Read more

Interview with Run Samarakoon - CEO and co-Founder of Cosmetic Avenue Melbourne & Joov Skin

If you've ever wondered how a cardiac physiologist can transition into a successful entrepreneur in the cosmetic industry, this episode is your roadmap. Discover how Run Samarakoon, co-founder and CEO of Cosmetic Avenue, identified a game-changing opportunity in the patient experience, revolutionizing the cosmetic surgical space and scaling it into a thriving business. We also pull back the curtain on Cosmetic Avenue's unique non-surgical franchise model. Uncover how they turned the obstacle of surgeon dependence into an opportunity, creating a one-stop shop for clients with non-surgical services like cosmetic injectables and fat freezing. Be warned though, as we delve into the risky world of overseas procedures, and gain insights into the potential of a non-surgical approach in the fitness industry. Finally, we get personal with Run Samarakoon. They share valuable lessons from their entrepreneurial journey, the best and worst advice they've received, and the book that had a major impact on their business. Plus, find out how you can explore Cosmetic Avenue's unique 50-50 co-ownership opportunity. It's a no-holds-barred conversation that offers hard-earned wisdom, candid advice, and valuable insights for those considering the cosmetic services industry or franchising opportunities. So join us, and let's explore the world of cosmetic services and franchising through the eyes of those who know it best. Read more

Interview with Kevin Finn - TEDx Speaker, Author, Brand Innovator and Founder of The Sum Of

Imagine starting your own business from a back bedroom and growing it into a globally recognized company. That's exactly what our guest, branding maestro Kevin Finn, did. As a CEO, author, and speaker, Kevin has charted a journey from Dublin to the far-flung corners of Western Australia, employing a mix of determination, resilience, and a keen understanding of branding to build a successful career and business. In our chat, Kevin sheds light on the intricacies of personal and company branding, citing the example of Apple's adroit strategy. We explore the potential risks associated with product brands overshadowing their parent company. Kevin also shares his experience of setting up a company, the swift learning curve he faced, and the vital role simplicity played in making his business a success. We delve into the evolution of branding from the 20th to the 21st century, discussing the paradigm shift from revenue generation to social responsibility that businesses have embraced today. In the spirit of 21st-century branding, Kevin lays emphasis on the importance of having an impact model at the core of a business, and how it can bolster relevance and return. We discuss how businesses can create a deeper connection with their customers by effectively communicating their value. As we wrap up our engaging discussion, Kevin shares some invaluable advice, including his thoughts on the hustle mentality, the power of collaboration, and making the most out of life. He also offers an insight into his book, Brand Principles: How to Be a 21st Century Brand. Don't miss out on this episode filled with profound insights from Kevin's entrepreneurial journey. Read more

Interview with Nick Maxwell - Former Australian Football League Player - Collingwood Football Club and Entrepreneur

Grab yourself a cup of coffee and get comfortable as we gear up for an inspiring episode with our returning guest, Nick Maxwell, the former Premiership Captain of the Collingwood Football Club. Now spearheading a remarkable startup, Nick has a host of fascinating stories to share about his journey from the football field to the boardroom. We'll take you behind the scenes at Eclat, a unique co-working space founded by Nick that's redefining the concept of shared workplaces with its community-focused initiatives. As Nick walks us through the impressive amenities and facilities that Eclat offers, you'll get an insight into how this paradigm-shifting co-working space is helping individuals and businesses reconnect and rebuild in a post-COVID world. Moreover, we unpack the value of efficient working models in today's time-critical society, with Nick explaining how Eclat is driving this change. Read more

Interview with Mindvalley co-Founder Kristina Mand-Lakhiani: Exploring Personal Growth, Entrepreneurship and Challenging Norms

Picture the co-founder of Mindvalley, Kristina Mand-Lakhiani, an extraordinary entrepreneur, author, speaker, and coach, sitting across the table with us. As we dive headfirst into her exciting journey, transitioning from international politics to creating what is now the world's biggest online education program for personal growth and education, her passion is almost palpable. We also get to delve into her newly launched book, Becoming Flawesome, and her two enlightening programs, Seven Days to Happiness and Living by Your Own Rules. Read more

Interview with Fergus Watts: The High Performance Mindset & How Athletes Dominate In Business

Fergus Watts, a retired Australian football player, who had played for Adelaide Football Club and St Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League, is our guest for today. He is currently the CEO of Reach Foundation. In this episode, Fergus shares his experience as a sportsman, and how his career came to an abrupt end, which made him realize the difficulties in transitioning from being an elite athlete to an ordinary person. Additionally, we discuss his leadership style and strategies he employs as a CEO, which have contributed to his success in his current position. Read more

Season 12 Trailer of the One Shot Movement Podcast

Greetings and salutations! Season 12 is finally here, and we couldn't be more thrilled. Are you ready for a more extensive and compelling lineup of guests to be interviewed? Give this preview a listen to discover what's in store for the upcoming episodes of the One Shot Movement Podcast, Season 12. Read more

Season 11 Finale Of The One Shot Movement Podcast

This season had a phenomenal blend of innovators, experienced experts in business, and people building online businesses using alternate strategies. Read more