• Choosing the Best Environment For Success


    Modern day entrepreneurship requires you to be the best in your space. The reason for this is that now more than ever before, society demands the best of everything: the best technology, the best teachers, the best products, the best service, and the best ideas and information. Entrepreneurs must be quick thinking, decisive and fast […]

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  • The End of an Era

    In between tasks the other day, an email landed in my inbox and jumped out at me from the page… It was titled ‘Allan’s Retirement’. Allan is my uncle (my maternal aunt’s husband and my father’s best friend), and this email was announcing his retirement after an incredible career spanning 68 years. Lots of people […]

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  • Real Life Joy: How this Movie Inspires You

    An entrepreneurial journey is not easy, especially when you’re building something big. It can be tough to keep moving forward with confidence and positivity in the face of obstacles, set backs, mistakes, challenges, and adversaries that challenge your resolve. However, those who can, achieve amazing things. One of these people is Joy Mangano, a broke […]

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  • My Heart Beats for Two

    It’s a warm and sunny Tuesday afternoon mid-winter in Brisbane, and I’m about to board my flight back to Adelaide. For anyone who’s been following my blog, you’d know that Adelaide, my hometown, the place where I grew up, is the place I’m returning to, because this is where we are currently based as we […]

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  • 6 Emotions You Feel Returning to Your Hometown

    For those of you who have been keeping up to date with my blog, you will know that after nearly a decade away living in two different capital cities, I have returned to my hometown, where I have now been residing for around 8 months. The music video above, by the Hilltop Hoods, was actually […]

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  • How to Be Fearless

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    Fear is an emotion that is as normal as breathing. It is a biological instinct that is there to help protect us from “dangerous” situations. In our modern, civilized world, however, the instinct of fear kicks in for irrational reasons. Afterall, we aren’t out in the wild being chased down by a tiger. We get […]

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  • Conquering the Haters

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    My 2017 New Year’s message that I published on my Entrepreneurial Journey Facebook page, included a heartfelt “thank you” to all the haters I encountered throughout my life. For those of you who saw it, you would no doubt be familiar with “haters”. The analogy I use is that haters can see you walk on […]

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  • A Lot Can Change in 12 Months

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    It’s the start of 2017 – a brand new year – and as I sit back with my computer, seat reclined on an evening flight to Brisbane, I realise that an awful lot can change in just one year. To my left, my five year old boy is watching the movie Storks on his ipad. […]

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  • Why You Need to be a Leader


    I have been on an entrepreneurial journey for many years now and know what it takes to be successful. One very important observation I’ve made is that entrepreneurs who wish to succeed cannot be victims. Entrepreneurship is all about taking initiative, forcing change and growth from within, continually making improvements; being innovative, inspiring and being […]

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  • My Difficult Decision


    Have you ever been in the situation where you have needed to make a painfully difficult decision? You know… the type of decision that develops into a power struggle of competing desires deep inside you. It’s a battle like no other, and in all honesty, it’s not one that you want to experience too often. […]

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