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She isn’t lucky … she took a leap

She isn’t lucky … she took a leap

This is a guest post from Tahlia Maynard, a 23-year-old entrepreneur (see her latest venture at www.maysie.com.au) who wanted to share her journey in the hope that it will encourage other young people to take a leap of faith.  Every time my friends or people I meet say things like, “Oh it’s easy for you”, orContinue Reading

Does size really matter in small business?

Does size really matter in small business?

As small business owners, it’s easy to get swept up in the ‘big is best’ hype. We are encouraged to think big, to start with the end in mind, to play big … and the list goes on. And for the most part, this is a good thing. You definitely should start your business withContinue Reading

You, Yes You, Deserve A Google Penalty – Here’s Why!

You, Yes You, Deserve A Google Penalty – Here’s Why!

That “kill me now moment” when you open your Google Analytics to see all your traffic gone! You might have four hits on an obscure blog post you wrote back in 2012 and a few visits from some referral spammers (Semalt will always love you) but on your money making landing pages – nothing butContinue Reading

Never Leave The Site Of Learning Without Taking Action

Never Leave The Site Of Learning Without Taking Action

I’m addicted to learning. There, I said it! I love discovering new information, mastering new skills and putting them into practice. Particularly in the realm of technology, organisation, productivity, social media and general geek-dom, I can’t help myself. I’m an information junkie. It’s getting to be a problem. In this digital age of never-ending information andContinue Reading

Lessons in Small Business – Reminders from Shark Tank

Lessons in Small Business – Reminders from Shark Tank

I love reality TV. I do. Especially when it comes to the entrepreneurial space. The Apprentice is the top of my ‘shows I’d love to be on’ list. Yes, I’m highly competitive by nature and love me some fierce competition, especially of the small business kind. A close second to The Apprentice is Channel Ten’sContinue Reading

May Member of the Month – Robyna May

May Member of the Month – Robyna May

Robyna May is no stranger to the wonderful world of technology. As well as a background in Law and IT, Robyna is also an avid blogger at The Mummy and the Minx and Chasing His Sunshine. Just a couple of months ago she started Robyna May Consulting – offering strategic advice, training and management in the social mediaContinue Reading

Should You Be Vulnerable In Business? Hell Yes!

Should You Be Vulnerable In Business? Hell Yes!

The topic of ‘vulnerability’ is one of my favourites – I could get on my soapbox for hours and talk about how vulnerability is strength. It’s a powerful gift. Not weakness, like so many think. As Brene Brown says, it’s the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change. It’s bloody awesome. You should try it! ButContinue Reading