24 Apr Five Hundred Stories – Founder, UGG Boots Interview

“Ignorance is a key element for every entrepreneur; some level of ignorance. Because if you knew all the obstacles ahead, you would never do it.” “In life you get beat down. In business, you get beat down twice as much!”  – Brian Smith/UGG Founder Five Hundred Stories had...

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13 Mar Business Innovators Radio Network Interview

Brian came to California looking for the next big opportunity to bring back to Australia. While studying at the UCLA Graduate School of Management he observed that there was no sheepskin footwear in the US. With only $500 in capital, he imported boot samples and...

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23 Nov Podcast Interview With Jeremy Ryan Slate

At 29, Brian decided that a life in Public Accounting was not for him! He quit his job and went to California to look for a new business idea and to surf all the legendary breaks such as Rincon, Malibu, Dana Point and Windansea. He soon...

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20 Oct Podcast Interview With Eliance Heros:

Brian Smith Founder of Ugg Australia is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Smith created the famous sheepskin boots after noticing the lack of cozy boot options in California while studying at UCLA's school of graduate management. He and David discuss...

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06 Sep Critical Mass Podcast: CEO Expertise Insights

Last week, Brian Smith, Founder of UGG Australia, was my guest on Critical Mass Radio Show. Brian is a passionate innovator, entrepreneur, and one of the most sought after business leaders in the country today. He started off with only $500 in capital, and over...

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06 Aug #AskBrian: Advisory Boards

Brian Smith receives hundred's of questions a day from aspiring entrepreneurs looking to start their business. Here on #AskBrian, Brain Smith gives his answers: Question: How can entrepreneurs balance building advisors around them if the project they're working on is still in such an early stage, they...

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