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  • Sarah Taylor: Colour Champion, Geometric Stylist and Paintsplash Hero

    Call her inspirational for doing what she loves the most in the world and earning a living from it.  Sarah Taylor is a contemporary artist-entrepreneur who offers a unique collection of stunning, original wildlife paintings and quirky animal prints. Her unique style of creating art called paintsplashing earned her the title Geometric Stylist and Paintsplash […]

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  • Meet Shane Thompson – Entrepreneur, Inventor & Qantas Pilot

    The Cord Roll Journey

    As a young child, Shane Thompson would spend Sunday afternoons in the shed with his grandfather, passing him tools and sanding wood as his grandfather built and fixed things. Little did he know, that those afternoons would inspire him to set on a successful entrepreneurial journey he would never have imagined.  His story is nothing […]

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  • Stop Selling Start Listening – How to Build a Better Business

    Have you noticed many companies have got worse at marketing? WHY? Because they are too busy selling and forget to listen. How many prospects does your sales team close on average? Two percent? Five percent? What if marketing could work alongside sales to find and engage with fewer, more qualified leads to close more deals? […]

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  • How to Set Achievable Business Goals for Your Next Startup

    Starting a business is a very complicated task, filled with lots of formalities, paperwork and politics. Starting a successful business is even harder, because it requires all your time and devotion, as well as strong determination, the will to follow your goals strictly and to not give in to difficulties on the road. Determining achievable […]

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  • Meet Mike O’Hagan – Multi-Millionnaire and Founder of MiniMovers

    Mike O’Hagan is no ordinary man. He is the brain behind the mega successful Australian removalist company, MiniMovers. One day, he woke up and decided that he wanted a business that could grow big – really big. MiniMovers was no accident; it was a calculated move. “I was looking for an opportunity,” says O’Hagan. “I started in […]

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  • 8 Things People ‘Don’t Get’ About Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurship is a whole different ball game. It is nothing like ‘the normal way of doing things’ in life. In our society, everything is structured to ensure that you are in a job, paying a mortgage on a house, paying off that big family car and having enough money to spend each week on your […]

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  • Australia’s 6 Most Disruptive Entrepreneurs

    There are entrepreneurs – and then there are disruptive entrepreneurs. There is a BIG difference. The word ‘disruptive’ gets bandied around a lot – but in entrepreneurship, it’s an individual or company that arrives on the scene and drastically changes an entire industry; they turn the status quo on its head, shake things up and […]

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  • 10 Inspiring Oprah Quotes

    Oprah Winfrey is the definition of the American Dream and success. Coming from the deep south and dealing with all kinds of difficulties, Oprah followed her passion for TV and media but was met with obstacles and rejection – like being told she didn’t have ‘the look’ and wouldn’t be able to ‘connect with viewers’. […]

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  • 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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