Features

Moving Mountains: Feed the man [plant-based] meat

- November 11, 2019 3 MIN READ

Serial entrepreneur Simon Van der Molen says he always knew from a young age that he had a mission to achieve in life. “It just took many years for me to work out exactly what that would be,” he smiles. Today Van der Molen is the founder of Moving Mountains, a globally successful plant-based burger… Read more »

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We need to challenge perceptions of regional Australia

- October 8, 2019 3 MIN READ

We need to get smarter about managing perceptions, because living in a regional area does not automatically strip someone of all education, innovation and ability, writes Bronwyn Reid, a small business owner, advocate and mentor from regional Queensland. Sometimes, when I venture out of regional Queensland and head South, I feel as though I have… Read more »

Influencers

Hair Aid: Giving the gift or skills

- February 27, 2019 3 MIN READ

The birth of Hair Aid sounds like the start of a cheesy joke …’two nuns walk into a bar,” but it was the beginning of this not for profit’s ongoing mission to empower people living in critical poverty with income earning skills. Founder Selina Tomasich was on holidays in the Manila when she met two… Read more »

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Where does your business rate on the Gratitude Scale?

- October 17, 2018 3 MIN READ

Do you know the primary reason consumers leave a brand? Indifference. What’s the best way to combat indifference? Gratitude. That’s why your business needs to rank highly on the gratitude scale. The more gratitude you show your loyal customers, the more likely they are to stay loyal. Why Gratitude Matters Gratitude matters because of simple… Read more »

Features

First Act: Joel Nicholson

- September 24, 2018 3 MIN READ

Traditionally, the first act establishes character, relationships and setting; it’s where the first plot point happens. This series collects the ‘first act’ jobs, careers or businesses of entrepreneurs… Meet Joel Nicholson. Joel Nicholson isn’t afraid to challenge a decision. His first foray into work was as a teenager in a fish shop, where he says… Read more »

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Do less, produce more: why meaning matters not happiness

- September 7, 2018 5 MIN READ

Author Mark Manson shares his journey from struggling musician to self-help guru to New York Times best-selling author and explains why embracing struggle can lead to meaning and fulfilment. “What’s my schtick? I have made the very unfortunate career choice of writing a self-help book even though I can’t stand self-help stuff myself,” begins Mark… Read more »

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5 fears that could be holding you back as a business leader

- August 14, 2018 3 MIN READ

High profile business leaders, just like everyone else, are often plagued with persistent fears and anxieties. However, for many of these leaders – placed in positions of great power, influencer and responsibility – admitting to these fears can be incredibly difficult. According to entrepreneur and world-leading human behaviour expert, Dr John Demartini, “In order for… Read more »