Business Advice

Special offer: be inspired with Kochie

- June 21, 2017 2 MIN READ

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 »


Going solo as a conveyancer

- March 21, 2017 2 MIN READ

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 »


How to innovate through ‘failure’

- March 20, 2017 2 MIN READ

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 »


How To Handle Business And Personal Growth

- February 27, 2016 3 MIN READ

When growing your business, you should be open to pivoting, hiring and firing. At [|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 »