Get Social in Isolation!

Join our twice weekly digital marketing webinars for only $30 a pop! We've been amazed at the response we've had to our 'Get Social in Isolation' program, Social Media Training offered online, launched last month which helps you master your digital presence & grow your business during isolation! We know times are tough right now…
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The Entrepreneurial Mindset – transcript from my TedX Bundaberg Talk

In September 2019, I was honoured to be asked to speak at TedX Bundaberg. It was an ominous thing to be asked to speak at a TedX and to be asked to come up with a topic to speak about too. So what did I choose to speak on? The Entrepreneurial Mindset. In my talk…
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Apply Now For Our Get Up To Speed Program launching in 2020!

We are excited to announce that we are going to relaunch our very popular Get Up To Speed Program!…  Why? I’m amazed at how many people I meet who say to me ‘you know that program you did a few years ago. God it was amazing! I learnt so much from it, and I’d never…
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PRESS RELEASE: Free Youth Forum set to help the Coast’s Youth ‘live their best life!’

Months in the making, a free event for young people called the Inspire Youth Form will take place this weekend, aiming to inspire our region’s young people by placing them in front of a wide range of national and international speakers on a wide range of topics. Aimed at those between the ages of 12…
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The coming of age of the Australian startup scene

2015 was a breakout year for Australia’s tech startup scene, with governments at all levels across the country developing policies to try and capitalise on the momentum that had been building for years. Start-up success stories Atlassian, Canva and Nitro all had cracking years while venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and corporate executives all focused their efforts…
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Everybody’s doing it (trying to be an entrepreneur)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In the words of Frank the Tank (Will Ferrell) in the movie Old School when he decides to go streaking through town, when it comes to being an entrepreneur or creating a start up it seems today ‘everybody is doing it’. There are countless Government incentives and funding rounds available, and the market for…
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Deciding to accomplish extraordinary things

This week I’ll be presenting at a Pecha Kucha Night with 20 images, for 20 seconds each on the topic of ‘Extraordinaire’. Preparing to speak on this topic seems to require similar soul searching to when I was asked to speak on the topic of the Fear of Failure at a conference in Queenstown in…
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Fail Fast, Fail Often

Lately I've been preparing for a presentation where I will talk about the topic 'Fail Fast, Fail Often'.…  It's not a topic I usually talk about, but as an entrepreneur I've had my share of 'failures' or as I like to call them 'perceived failures' as they are after all only a failure if you…
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Women Entrepreneurship in Nepal & Bangladesh

PHOTO CREDIT: Ron Hansen, unsplash.com I always try to be pretty honest and open about my entrepreneurial journey, and next Friday I'm very honoured to be asked to talk about my entrepreneurial journey and lessons learnt along the way to a very special delegation of women entrepreneurs from Bangladesh & Nepal, as part of a…
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Why entrepreneurs jump from a cliff, and build the parachute on the way down

Somewhere along the line, I heard the quote… 'Entrepreneurs jump from a cliff, and build the parachute on the way down.' I really connected with that quote, because in case you hadn't noticed, a business is never done. And neither is a product, nor a software, nor a website. You can keep working at it, day…
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Encouraging Entrepreneurialism in the Work Place

When I was in Silicon Valley, I was very impressed with the fact that many of the large tech companies we know and love actually encourage entrepreneurialism within the workplace. And not only that, seek to hire true entrepreneurs as employees of their company. The concept of owning a business whilst working a job seems,…
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Why we need to encourage our kids to become entrepreneurs

When I was growing up, and whilst at high school, I had no idea what I wanted to be. I did really like sports and thought I might do something sporty, but career counselling back then basically involved providing you with a bunch of pamphlets on anything remotely in your realm (in my case becoming…
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