Welcome to the Propelling Performance Podcast, an in-depth interview series with top business experts and leaders from across the globe. In conversation with host, Rob Nankervis, each guest shares their insights and experiences to help founders, owners and leaders drive the performance, growth and valuation of their mid-tier businesses.

Your Propelling Performance Podcast host, Rob Nankervis is a business coach, speaker and author. One of Australia’s most respected Scaling Up coaches, Rob draws on over 30 years’ experience across a range of sectors, organisation sizes, ownership structures, and lifecycle stages to offer strategic growth programs, 1:1 executive coaching sessions, public Scaling Up Workshops and Masterclasses. Rob’s first business book, Propelling Performance, was published in February 2021.

In Episode One, Rob and intellectual property expert, Andrew Chalet discuss the ‘hidden’ value in your business, and how to protect it and use it to your advantage. Rob and Andrew discuss some of the typical barriers and myths surrounding intellectual property, and the advantages of an intellectual property audit – a deep dive that will help you understand the true value of your business.

Andrew Chalet specialises in the commercialisation of intellectual property; technology transactions; intellectual property audits, registration and enforcement; privacy, data protection and information technology, with a particular focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.

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