The Influence Unlocked Podcast was launched by The PR Hub in December 2019 and hosted by Samantha Dybac, the Founder & Managing Director of The PR Hub in Sydney.

If you’ve ever dreamed of sitting down with an industry leader or a self-made millionaire and getting to the bottom of who they are and what makes them tick– you’re in the right place.

My job is to find entrepreneurs, innovators, the game changers of our country and to help them grow their brands so they can get on with the business of changing the world. – Samantha Dybac

Guests have included serial entrepreneur and global digital marketing influencer Gretta Van Riel, AFR young rich-listers Fred Schebesta and Nick Bell, celebrity baker Daniella Boutros, digital agency co-founder Lisa Teh, popular entrepreneur and digital influencer Taryn Williams, media personality Shelly Horton, award winning fitness entrepreneur Aaron Smith and many more inspiring podcasts in the works.

Following, are some podcast highlights, get ready to be inspired…

Lisa Teh, co-founder of CODI Agency a content and digital marketing agency focused on lifestyle brands with offices in both Melbourne and New York. Lisa lives by the motto;

Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.

Sometimes, discovering your passion takes time.

Find something that you’re passionate about.

Business is hard, but the grind is harder.

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Nick Bell, one of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs under the age of 40, has built a personal fortune of $217 million in only 10 years and featured on the AFR Young Rich List four years in a row.

It’s a straight line, I go straight there.

Good people are the key to growth.

It’s okay to love work and play.

Don’t overthink things.

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Tarryn Williams, CEO & founder of the and WINK Models winner of B&T Women in Media Tech Leader Award, one of Australia’s most popular entrepreneurs and digital influencers.

You don’t realise it until you’re in the thick of it.

I think I’ve always been pretty headstrong.

We never spent more than we earned.

Raising capital can be all-consuming.

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Fred Schebesta, co-founder of one of the world’s leading comparison websites a serial entrepreneur and author who made his debut on the AFR Young Rich List in 2019.

A business can only grow as far as its founder.

Make as many mistakes as you want.

I believe it’s okay to be different.

Be yourself and back yourself.

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Daniella Boutros, CEO & owner of the custom design cake shop Buttercréme Lane with its impressive list of clients, Daniella has become a celebrity baker in her own right.

I’m lucky that I have a very supportive sister and a great team.

I wanted to make cakes that tasted as great as they looked.

I wanted them to eat the icing, the cake and lick the plate.

I used to be frightened of numbers but I’m not anymore.

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Gretta van Riel, one of Australia’s top young serial entrepreneurs, global influencer, marketing queen, self-made millionaire and member of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

There’s still room for organic growth on social media.

Remember the reason people follow you.

Money comes, money goes.

Fail fast and move on.

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Shelley Horton, founder of ShellShocked Media, Journalist, TV Presenter & Media Trainer is one of Australia’s leading lifestyle & pop culture commentators across all media.

Learn what rest really looks like.

Don’t read the comments.

Whose opinions count?

Fake it ‘til you make it.

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Aaron Smith, founder of KX Pilates one of Australia’s most popular fitness entrepreneurs & won a host of awards including the 2019 Young Fitness Entrepreneur of the Year.

There’s room for innovation, but there’s little room for imitation.

Don’t let your focus drift from your true passion.

Work-life balance is a myth,  focus on priorities.

We’re about sustainable growth.

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Kyla Kirkpatrick, founder of The Champagne Dame is recognised as one of the world’s leading champagne educators & will also make her debut on the next series of ‘The Real Housewives of Melbourne’.

Champagne is not just about big glitzy soirees, yacht parties and polo; it’s about family, it’s about viticulture and it’s about time.

Champagne lovers are finally being serviced the way they want to be serviced; with excellence!

I quit my corporate career to study Champagne in France.

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Tim Fung, CEO and Cofounder of Airtasker, an online gig economy platform that helps users outsource their chores, errands and odd jobs, who has also joined the Young Rich List.

I really try to be routine driven, start with exercise & office at the same time every day.

Mentors are a very important resource.

My advice would be just to jump in.

Time is money.

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Every founder, disruptor and successful CEO has a story, but our podcasts are about going beyond the press release.


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