Entrepreneurs

This article was written by Rebecca O’Brien, BRIE Corporate 2017 Bronze winner of AusMumpreneur Retail Business award *****   It’s 8.51pm and I have finally sat back down at my desk, the children (5 & 7) are resisting to go to sleep (been in bed since 7.30 mind you!), hubby is out volunteering for school bingo and I have a pile of work to do and a blog post...

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Article below is written by The Team at Reckon *****   This is a searing question for the trepidatious would-be entrepreneur about to ‘startup’ their first startup. It will change the very nature of the company, how much influence you have, how much capital you have and how it will grow – so it’s not something to take lightly.   What’s bootstrap funding? Bootstrap funding is a fancy name for being self...

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We're excited to be launching 'Women will change the world' TV. I believe everyone has a story to share and I'm looking forward to hearing and sharing some of these inspirational stories with you. I feel so fortunate to meet amazing women in the work that I do and can't wait to introduce you to them! We believe that investing in women is the most powerful...

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This article was written by Emma McNeilly, Expressions Australia 2017 Silver winner of AusMumpreneur Regional business category *****   Australian women are re-defining the traditional model of business success. The latest statistics from the Australia Bureau of Statistics show that just over a third of Australian business owners are now women, with nearly half of them combining their business-building skills with raising children.   It’s not an easy juggle, in fact...

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Article below is written by The Team at Reckon ***** Freelance work allows a large degree of autonomy and could be your ticket to ditching the cubicle. The obvious downside is financial insecurity and a need to really grab your life by the scruff of the neck to make it a success. The primary hinge on which your life swings is your mode of pricing, your going rate....

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This article was written by guest contributor, Serena Dot Ryan *****   Financial Literacy has become a passion of mine, especially to help others who have had similar experiences to me. I stumbled into the entrepreneur life after I became a mum and realised I didn’t fit into the corporate life I had previously. Stumbling into the entrepreneur life and becoming what I later found out to be ‘mumpreneur’...

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This article was written byJeannette Lees, Rosy Lees Design 2017 Bronze winner of AusMumpreneur Network Excellence category   *****   I learned that when you run a successful business and have a young family you have to set boundaries, take timeout for yourself and have a set of non-negotiables.   I have worked myself into the ground several times whilst trying to be all things to all people. It is all too...

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This article was written by Vanessa Stoykov Financial Educator at Vanessastoykov.com *****   Sometimes asking yourself the right questions is all you need to do to improve things in your life. And if you don’t know what to ask, you can’t get a result. After working in financial services for more than 24 years, and being exposed to some of the best professional investors from around the world, I have...

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This article was written by Terri Unwin Personal Mortgage Adviser at Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisers *****   How do the words ‘financial planning’ make you feel? What about ‘mortgage’? Or ‘superannuation’?   Believe it or not, a staggering 52 per cent of Australian women find dealing with finances stressful, and around 2 per cent of women have no savings for retirement.   Australian women face unique financial challenges. On average, we have less superannuation than men...

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This article was written by Susanna Heiskanen, Tuutu 2017 Silver winner for AusMumpreneur Sustainability *****   I started my business like so many before me because I wanted to make a difference. My goal was to offer a new product (Tuutu Finnish-style Baby Box with mattress and starter kit for the parent) to the market where there wasn’t anything like it in Australia. I did not know anything about setting...

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