Hacia Atherton
Small business

Hacia Atherton shares how a life altering accident changed her career trajectory

- March 8, 2024 2 MIN READ

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a critical reminder of our collective journey towards gender equality and the importance of advocating for women’s rights and representation. This day holds a special place in my heart, as it resonates with my own journey of resilience and empowerment, writes Hacia Atherton, founder of Empowered Women in Trades. In… Read more »

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Trading Places: How this entrepreneur is taking the risk out of the share market

- February 28, 2024 4 MIN READ

  Over the past few decades, women have made massive strides in financial independence. More women are starting their own businesses. More women are managing the fine balance of working and caring responsibilities. Women are making their mark in industries typically dominated by men. One of those industries is trading. Women are challenging entrenched norms… Read more »

PT Blueboys founders
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PT Blueboys: A family business innovating for success

- October 20, 2023 3 MIN READ

  In the heart of the vast region straddling the Queensland and New South Wales border lies the rural town of Goondiwindi. Amongst the vast expanses of fields and the resilient, hardworking community, Anna and Darren Dillon have forged not just one but two remarkable businesses Dillons Mechanical and PT Blueboys. Both businesses have become… Read more »

Kez's Kitchen founders
Small business

Kez’s Kitchen: A family legacy of sweet success

- October 20, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Amidst Australia’s thiving culinary landscape, nestled in Melbourne’s South East, is Kez’s Kitchen’s sweet homegrown success story. Kez’s Kitchen is a family business that has not only stood the test of time but has thrived in an industry dominated by giants. At the helm of this inspirational enterprise are Michael Carp and his sister… Read more »

Nancy McDonald, founder of homewares brand, La Casa
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Nancy McDonald dishes out success with La Casa

- May 31, 2023 4 MIN READ

  After years of working to help promote other entrepreneurs and their startups, PR expert Nancy McDonald has taken the leap and launched her own homewares brand, La Casa. Inspired by her love for interiors and entertaining, Nancy saw a gap in the market for glamorous, affordable homewares. She wanted to create a collection that… Read more »