More than four years ago, design duo, Alisa and Lysandra Fraser, 33, decided to walk away from their roles as police officers to pursue a career in interior designing. Not everyone has the courage to chase their dreams. But appearing on and winning success on The Block in 2013, gave the duo confidence to turn their dream into a… Read more »
One of my most influential mentors always says the owner is the biggest asset of any small business. Yes, clients are very important and so are customers. But you are the most critical component of your business. You are the creative, cultural and sales driver of your business. However, if you’re jaded, lacking enthusiasm, uninspired and burnt… Read more »
Coming up on Kochie’s Business Builders; a jewellery business learns the secret to boosting sales and how a mum and her daughters create a natural winning team. Plus a marketing expert explains when you should ask for help.
Founder of Sydney-based Brown & Brown Conveyancers, Garth Brown, 47, says surrounding yourself with a good team of advisors is key to running a successful business. This enterprising former Accountant started a cleaning business in university which paid for his education. So, when Garth was in a very busy job he wanted more time to spend… Read more »
Failure isn’t very popular. It’s rarely admitted to and you seldom see it on social media, where everyone is a ‘winner‘. When it does happen on a grand scale, it tends to be celebrated by the media. When we were starting out, Emma and I were new entrants into the fast moving consumer goods sector in… Read more »
With international women’s day just around the corner we thought we would take the opportunity to shine a spotlight on some fabulous women in business. This list celebrates ten women who have taken a leap of faith and are making a name for themselves in small business.
When growing your business, you should be open to pivoting, hiring and firing. At [http://www.dreamanddo.com.au/|Dream & Do], we started 2015 with Tara on her laptop in her home, and by the close of the year had moved office to upgrade three times, had five Dream Team members, four incredible interns and 37 clients. That’s a… Read more »