PODCAST: Tropical realisations about life, happiness, entrepreneurship, and building relationships (Ep 38)

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I learned a lot at Chris Ducker’s Tropical Think Tank this year, but the big lessons were not what I expected they would be. In this episode, I share some of the key life lessons I took away from the event. Other attendees have done an amazing job of summing up what each of the […]

PODCAST: If you have an idea, share it! Solo episode with Cas McCullough (Ep 37)

Episode 37 Share Your Idea

Cas shares her story about how she won up to $100K in seed funding for her new startup Writally. Be inspired to share your ideas and stop holding yourself back and self-sabotaging your success! About the Podcast If you’ve thought about or recently made the leap into entrepreneurship, but you’re finding the journey overwhelming, I […]

What you can use the Queensland Home-based Business Grant for

Queensland Home Based Business Grant

The Queensland Government is granting $5000 grants to parents with children 12 and under, who want to start or grow a home based business. This is massive for work at home parents. Never before has government in Australia so openly supported the growth of home based businesses. The good news is, as this is the […]

PODCAST: 10 inspiring women entrepreneurs as chosen by Cas McCullough and Donna Hamer (Episode 7)

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Welcome to Episode 7 of the Your Brilliant Un-Career Podcast Show! We all need a little inspiration when it comes to making the leap into entrepreneurship, so today’s episode is dedicated to the women entrepreneurs who inspire us the most. Donna Hamer (from Be Seen, Be Social) and I share our top 10 most inspirational women entrepreneurs. […]

The power of podcast reviews

Review the podcast. Win a mentoring session!

When you’re in business you understand the power of a good recommendation. We can say lots of nice things about ourselves, but when praise comes from others, that often seals the deal for prospective customers. Similarly, reviews can make or break a podcast. On iTunes, if your show attracts positive ratings and reviews, your show […]

What if women never had to get on the corporate ladder in the first place?

What if women never had to get on the corporate ladder in the first place?

For the past three years I have poured my heart and soul into bringing you a book that could transform your life, the way you work and live and even what you believe about yourself. Well, I’m excited to let you know that today is the day! My book, Your Brilliant Un-Career: Women, Entrepreneurship, and […]

Forget the cake. Take the whole damn cake shop!

Forget the cake. Take the whole cake shop!

Recently, a family member criticised my entrepreneurial lifestyle. I was told, quote unquote: “You can’t expect, as a single mother, to go out to events and conferences. You can’t have your cake and eat it too.” Yes, they really said that! The comment was flipped my way during a particularly busy month. I’d been nominated […]

Financial New Year is the perfect time to consider your brand

At this time of year we tend to be focused on organizing our business accounts, looking through our costs & profits, and of course getting everything sorted for our taxes. As you go through your accounts and your records for the financial year of your business, I want you to keep something else in mind: your brand.

In the Spotlight: Hollie Sparrow from Daily Baby Buys

Daily Baby Buys was created in August 2011. I was regularly sending products to the US (another one of my businesses) for the Baby Deal site (they have many) to try and get my product into the US market. I always wondered why we didn’t have anything like that here, so I sat down with my two business partners at the time to nut out the finer details and build the website.