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  • July 23 2019 How to create a culture of respect as a female CEO

    By Annabelle Davidson, founder of Social Playground Being a female business founder can be tricky when juggling two young children, but I’ve learned a lot about building culture throughout my business journey. I’m the CEO and founder of Social Playground, a seven figure company I started five years ago. I started my own company after Read More…

  • July 12 2019 4 women that overcame ill health and went on to build business empires

    These four women have overcome different illnesses, or periods of unhealthiness, in their lives, and have later gone on to build their lives as successful female entrepreneurs. Perhaps unsurprisingly, they are all in the health & fitness industry, as their times of being unwell have lead them to find a solution and help other people Read More…

  • July 8 2019 A new year, a new plan: five ways to transform your small business

    The start of a new financial year is an ideal time for business owners to take stock of the business, review progress towards growth goals, and re-align plans as necessary. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach for businesses to make their planning more effective, there are a number of key considerations that can help business Read More…

  • July 5 2019 Kicked out and pregnant at 24, to 1.6m per year entrepreneur at 37: How Yemi Penn turned it all around 

    Yemi Penn hit rock bottom aged 24 when she was kicked out of home by her parents, whose traditional Nigerian values disapproved of her falling pregnant whilst unmarried, and she found herself homeless, in an unsafe, violent environment in South London.  She had a degree in Mechanical Engineering, but found herself sleeping on a doorstep Read More…

  • June 28 2019 27 yr old entrepreneur Dr Elliot Smith and his med startup that is saving men’s lives

    At just 27 years old, Dr Elliot Smith is the CEO and Co-founder of Maxwell Plus, which is backed by Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter. Maxwell Plus is a Brisbane based medical business rethinking the way we detect and diagnose cancer, with a specific focus on prostate cancer. Elliot was inspired to start Maxwell Plus after his Read More…

  • June 19 2019 Entrepreneur advice: How businesses can keep up with delivery demand

    Byline: Guy Mckenzie and Adam Gilmore, co-founders of Tonic With the demand for delivery rapidly increasing, businesses across all industries, from food to health and retail, are feeling the pressure to provide fast and reliable delivery options. In recent years, there has been a rise globally in the use of delivery services. It is estimated Read More…

  • June 14 2019 New entrepreneur in the skin care world has made $30,000 in just 3 months

    Priscilla Hajiantoni’s earliest memories are of admiring her mother’s beauty and the daily rituals she took to care for her skin. The daughter of a beauty salon owner, Priscilla’s after school education was rebooking clients, stock orders, and serving tea and coffee to all of the ladies looking after their skin. Priscilla founded the Bangn Read More…

  • June 7 2019 Entrepreneur profile: Selling 3 thriving franchises to create own brand

    Ben is the owner and co- founder of Flow Athletic, an incredibly successful yoga and fitness studio based in Paddington. In 2015 Flow Athletic won the Telstra Small Business of the Year Award. After playing rugby professionally for Cronulla Sharks, Ben went on to own three very successful personal training studios. This earned him a healthy profit of $10K a week, but he Read More…

  • June 6 2019 Why small-to-medium sized businesses should consider global cloud providers

    By Lionel Legros, Asia-Pacific Director at OVH We are living in an era of cloud adoption. A 2019 study on Australia’s cloud market reveals that cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is growing considerably, with market spend expected to reach $1.3 billion by 2022. Yet despite this growth and a growing awareness of the benefits of the cloud, providers Read More…

  • June 6 2019 How SMEs can avoid common financial pitfalls by managing cash flow

    Setting up a small business can be an exciting yet daunting experience. By the time you actually launch your business you have likely experienced a lot of uncharted waters, sleepless nights, caffeine highs and are generally left questioning your overall sanity. Trust me I know. In 2008 my brother and I started our business, Credit Read More…

  • May 31 2019 Dominique Grubisa: The entrepreneur that bounced back from serious debt

    In three years Dominique Grubisa went from being millions of dollars in financial debt to having a turnover of $12 million dollars in the 2017-2018 financial year with her company DG Institute. Prior to 2008, Dominique and her husband Kevin were thriving with a seven figure business in renovating and selling property. The global financial crisis Read More…

  • May 24 2019 12RND Fitness so successful it expands overseas

    12RND Fitness is the fastest growing boxing & strength franchise that has caught the attention of some of Australia’s leading athletes.  Tim West, the Managing Director of 12RND has been involved in a number of successful fitness businesses, whether it be launching them himself or investing into their growth and development. Tim began 12RND Fitness after Read More…

  • May 24 2019 Why selling online makes smart sense for Australian service businesses

    In the services game and looking to increase your sales? Selling to consumers online can complement the activities of your marketing team and open your company up to new customers and market segments. Australian buyers have no issue parting with their cash over the net; in fact, the reverse. Their love affair with ecommerce shows Read More…

  • May 21 2019 Queensland aged care innovator is named 2019 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year

    At a black-tie dinner recognising inspiring business women in Sydney’s Hyatt Regency last night, Natasha Chadwick, CEO of Queensland aged care facility, NewDirection Care Bellmere, was announced as the 2019 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year. Now in its 24th year, the Telstra Business Women’s Awards shine a light on women who have challenged Read More…

  • May 21 2019 Preparing for an IPO? Here are 4 things to consider in your PR strategy

    Going public is a huge step for any company. Taking a company from private to public through an IPO (or ‘initial public offering’) and listing on the stock exchange is a process that can take months, or even years, of planning, preparation and execution. Amid the myriad of tasks involved in preparing for an IPO, Read More…

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