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Rooster Radio is a podcast focused on high performance, with business and personal growth insights from entrepreneurs and experts in business, leadership, marketing, sport and much more. Hosted by Andrew Montesi and James Begley each week.

Rooster Radio focuses on the influencers who are taking risks, overcoming challenges, leading teams and taking the world on. We delve into their rarely told stories of success, failure and lessons learned.

Early traction:

Since launching in October 2015, Rooster Radio has quickly gained momentum.

- Rated five stars in iTunes
- Featured under business “new and noteworthy” in iTunes
- Peaked in top 15 business podcasts on iTunes Australia

For more on Rooster Radio, visit our official website.

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Episode list

Ep 104 The case for a medical cannabis industry in Australia (live at the Adelaide Podcast Festival with Ben Fitzsimons) iTunes | Whooshkaa

Ep 103 “Pioneers by default”: Burger Theory’s food revolution, with Rob Dean and Dan Mendelson iTunes | Stitcher

Ep 102 Andrew Zweck on Live Aid, partying with Queen and promoting the world’s biggest music acts iTunes | Stitcher

Ep 101 How Kevin Graham quit the suburban life and became a 'digital nomad' within months  iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 100 2017 a year for surrender // Reflecting on 100 episodes iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 99 Dr Elaine Stead on the human side of venture capital, tackling mental health taboos, authenticity iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 98 Why Australia's greatest Paralympian Matt Cowdrey has jumped into politics iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 97 Andrew Buttery on the high stakes game of exporting wine into China, rediscovering his Mojo iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 96 Michael Brett on how quantum computing will change the world iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 95 How Greg Mackie found success in the unlikely mix of business, government and the arts iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 94 Beers in the office with hospitality entrepreneur Josh Baker and property leader John Savva iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 93 How Troye Wallett and Sebastian Rees built a ‘virtual doctor’s practice’, ageing conversations iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 92 Steven Marshall's leadership evolution and the curse of Opposition iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 91 Ali Clarke on brutal breakfast radio, criticism and compelling content iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 90 Michael Johnson on the truth about happiness and positivity, becoming the ‘Mojo Master' iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 89 What Ben Baker has learned from photographing the world’s most powerful people iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 88 How the Hon Chief Justice Kourakis went from the family farm to influencing the justice system iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 87 Joshua Burchell’s million dollar bedroom business, flipping websites and Amazon sales secrets iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 86 The ‘jump’ case study (Part 1): Paul van der Linden’s hopes and fears after quitting IBM iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 85 Building the ecosystem and driving growth in online marketplaces (live panel at SouthStart) iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 84 Beyond the hype of IoT & autonomous vehicles with Dr Alex Grant (live at SouthStart) iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 83 Risky business iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 82 Anthony Minichiello on the evolution of NRL and tackling life after sport iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 81 Crispian Fielke’s journey from the family farm to owning the 'world’s best' bars iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 80 David Cooke on the long game of urban design and the making and breaking of cities iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 79 How Finn Peacock rejected the ‘9 to 5’ and built a multi-million dollar business iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 78 How to build a multi-sided online marketplace with James Begley iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 77 For the love of podcasting (Andrew Montesi talks about making podcasts) iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 76 Prof. David David on "everyday miracles” and pioneering craniofacial care iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 75 How Simon Phillips handles the big name stage shows, global stars and criticism iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 74 Jon and Sarah Lark on the seachange that led to the making of Australia's best gin iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 71 Off-Field podcast highlights with Danny Green, Caitlin Bassett and Jonathon Webb iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 70 Nidal Rasheed’s lessons from hustling lollies, burn out and building wealth through property iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 69 How Joseph Mencel grew Massive Joes from a side project into a fitness empire iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 68 Jodi Walton and Dani Bieg on the future of work and innovation in recruitment iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 67 Geoff Rohrsheim on his $40 million exit, always being ready to sell, superstar siblings iTunes | SoundCloud

Ep 66 Geoff Kwitko on the formula for startup success, data driven entrepreneurship, digitising human behaviour iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 65 Global trend forecaster Kristina Dryza on the past, present and the possible iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 64 Glenn Cooper on what it takes to run the world's top family business, Coopers Brewery iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 63 Melanie and Dean Flintoft on building a global fashion empire from their loungeroom iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 62 Natasha Malani on accessing India, developing leaders and the case for local government iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 61 Magazine editor Farrin Foster on authentic cities, toxic politics and independent media iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 60 Live event: Dan Wright's journey from making beers for mates to a craft brewery business iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 59 TV current affairs veteran Graham Archer on wrongful convictions, justice by media and fears for investigative journalism iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 58 Burns surgeon Dr John Greenwood on the will to live, burn trauma and developing a skin factory iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 57 Chef Luke Southwood on food psychology, the role of a chef in rehab, kitchen counselling iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 56 Live panel discussion, InDaily South Australia Business Index Top 100 event iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 55 Editor-at-Large and Futurist at Forbes Rich Karlgaard on the people and companies driving the next wave of disruption iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 54 Australian hockey captain Mark Knowles on success and failure at the Olympics, how to survive as a semi-pro sportsman iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 53 DemocracyCo CEO Emily Jenke on a new way of decision making, democracy and the opinion trap iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 52 Researcher Dr Bianca Price on the influence of attractiveness in business iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 51 OzAsia Festival Director Joseph Mitchell on how art can unlock the economic boom of the Asian century iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 50 MyBudget Founder Tammy Barton (formerly May) on humble beginnings to shaping the future of money management iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 49 with the Engine Room: Rising Sun Pictures Founder Wayne Lewis on what it takes to run a blockbuster visual effects company iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 48 Sleep apnoea expert Prof. Danny Eckert on the dramatic impact of sleep on your performance and life iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 47 "The Biggest Rooster" Session 3 update: Travel, Caffeine and Bodybuilding iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 46 Art Gallery SA Director Nick Mitzevich on the future of art: Inclusive, innovative, controversial and profitable iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 45 Australian cricketer Ed Cowan on being much more than the "Thinking Man's Cricketer" iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 44 The "Biggest Rooster", Session 2 update: The challenge has become very real iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 43 Big wave surfer Mark Mathews on learning about fear, business, branding from surfing the world’s biggest waves iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 42 Ask an Athlete panel discussion, live at Mumbrella Sports Marketing Summit 2016 (with Ed Cowan, Sharni Layton, Carol Cooke and Mark Mathews) iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 41 The "Biggest Rooster", Session 1: A new series for getting practical with high performance habits iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 40 Business leader Donny Walford on smashing the glass ceiling for women in business, building better Boards iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 39 Pirate Life Brewing CEO Michael Cameron on brewing success in the business of craft beer iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 38 Robin Freeth on spreading ideas with TEDx, dot com boom and bust, your personal board iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 37 Restaurateur Max Mason on ambitious hospitality, employing murderers and the homeless, reinvention iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 36 Soccer star Bruce Djite the global citizen, politics enthusiast, brand, pro footballer iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 35 Entrepreneur Taryn Williams on building two fashion companies, industry myths, never knowing “normal" iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 34 Business leader and former Governor Kevin Scarce on leadership learnings at sea, commercialising Defence, the case for Nuclear iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 33 Entrepreneur Reece Formosa on recovering from rock bottom, big name partnerships, on-demand anything iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 32 Overcoming challenges, finding purpose - Panel with London bombings survivor Gill Hicks, live at Social Capital Conference iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 31 Entrepreneur and founder of Imagination Media Shane Yeend on extreme entrepreneurship, and lessons learned along the way iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 30 Cycling champion Patrick Jonker on torture at the Tour de France, economics of pro cycling, resilience iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 29 Business leader and dealmaker Marcus Bailey on counter-culture business, investing in entrepreneurs, tall poppy syndrome iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 28 Simple steps to improve your performance, as used by elite teams iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 27 Vinh Giang on the journey from poverty to seven figure speaker, magician and entrepreneur iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 26 AFL champion Matthew Pavlich on vulnerable leadership, "blue chip" personal branding, defining success iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 25 Former South Australian treasurer Kevin Foley on being “too gutless” to be Premier, brutal politics and ruthless negotiations iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 24 Entrepreneur Kathryn Hocking on going from corporate worker to E-Course Queen with $750K revenue iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 23 Business leader and Adelaide Crows chairman Rob Chapman on leading during a crisis, nice guys finish first, South Australia's future iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 22 Nick Deegan on finding the good in tragedy; mixing music, science and law iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 21 Innovation expert Doug Adamson on bombing your interview with Mick Jagger, opportunity, defining innovation iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 20 James "TK" Williams goes from real estate to rap music, mid life crisis at 25, killer criticism iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 19 from Bali: Puja Astawa on business and the "burden" of culture, Bali entrepreneurship iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 18 Business expert Jana Matthews on business growth, the future of education and learning from grief iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 17 Former AFL player turned health guru Kris Massie on holistic health for peak performance in business and life iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 16 Winemaker David Bowley on the business of wine: The experience, community and commercialising passion iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 15 Social media expert Kate Potter on social media for business, monitoring your brand, crisis management iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 14 Real estate company founder Mark Lands on supercharged selling: How to create awesome sales pitches and processes iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 13 What impact will the Bombers doping saga have on the AFL? - The Roosters go to Melbourne for answers iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 12 Business and life transitions, glorifying busy, sweat equity, objectives for 2016 iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 11 Psychologist Luke Broomhall on violence, psychopath criminals and CEOs, and positive psychology iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 10 Investor, entrepreneur and startup mentor Stuart Snyder on school with Steve Jobs, selling the startup vision, Aussie ideas boom iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 9 Mark Stewart on failure, faith & a $10 million business on an Excel spreadsheet iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 8 Journalist Tom Richardson on the media's influence on politics, spin, politicians as leaders, governing business iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 7 Former Adelaide Crows captain Mark Bickley on media life, leadership evolution, retail lessons, footy's personal toll iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 6 Former Port Power captain Dom Cassisi on leading through tragedy, career anxiety and transitioning from AFL to business iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 5 Cricket star Shaun Tait on cashing in on T20 cricket, burning out and setting up for life after sport iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 4 Ben Fitzsimons on the business of basketball, property and an island life with a Beatle iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 3 What can we learn from AFL about team culture? + Digital nomads iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 2 Hospitality entrepreneur Josh Baker on building a personal brand, relationships and culture iTunes | SoundCloud

- Ep 1 Intro to Rooster Radio, Accountability, Banter iTunes | SoundCloud


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