Alana Huxtable

  • 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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  • 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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  • Conquering the Haters

    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

    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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  • 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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  • Changing It Up – Trading BrisVegas for Radelaide

    You’ve probably heard the age-old saying, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” For many, this is sound advice to follow and most stick to this way of thinking throughout the course of their lives. I used to be one of them! Let me be honest with you though; the major drawback of this way […]

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  • 10 Lessons For Entrepreneurial Success

    Are you ready for some invaluable lessons about how to make your entrepreneurial journey massively successful? I’ve been on the journey and have learned many lessons. I now run various successful businesses and can show you what it takes to be an entrepreneurial success. Lesson 1: Success is not a skill. It’s an attitude. Your […]

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