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Personal Success

Are you able to achieve balance in your life? Or does what really matter get pushed to the side a bit too often? How are you coping with stress - and have you every suffered from burnout? How can resilience and a positive mindset alter your results? Are you looking to pass on your business to the next generation? In this Case Studies section, discover real-life examples of successes - and failures - in Personal Success.
 
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The Finger On Communication

Tuesday 5 July 2022

Jo Curkpatrick initially got started in agricultural research. “I was working with fantastic people, very clever and doing great science, but I found they weren't telling their stories, about the results they were getting, the work they were doing, or the science behind it. I decided to start writing their stories and it led to a move into the media and then later into corporate communications and consultancy.”

A New Age & Approach

Peter Demetriou has worked in a number of roles before settling into New Age in 2011 after completing a Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship at RMIT. He has in-depth knowledge of Sales and Marketing and assists large private and public firms on driving new sales through marketing campaigns and branded merchandise. He leads the company’s innovation initiatives and possess knowledge of the latest products available globally. Peter has worked alongside national and international firms including BHP, Thiess, Macquarie Group, Telstra, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and HSBC. Whether it’s a matter relating to promotional products, uniforms, or Peters experience in complete Merchandise solutions (including warehousing and distribution), he provides a level of assistance that would be difficult to rival.

A Fresh Start

James Alexander is an experienced Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry. Skilled in Tax advice and planning, Cash Flow and Budgeting, Tax Preparation, Business Planning, Structures and Business Advisory, James shares his journey from senior manager to entrepreneur.

Covering All The Bases

Monday 14 February 2022

When it comes to experience in the insurance industry, Tracey Miller from TLM Insurance has this in spades. With 37 years in the insurance game her belief for success comes from her passion. “You need to have passion to last this long in this industry and a real desire to help people and protect what is important to them.”

Breaking The Glass Ceiling

Early on in her career Jeanette Larsen found limitations in the corporate world preventing her from being able to break through the barriers to step into higher leadership roles.

Creating Big Dreams

When it comes to his career, Matthew Thomas was destined to be building luxury homes. His father, grandfather and great grandfather were builders and in total there are 11 generations of builders in the family. Matt started his career on-site as a young adult - building homes was all he knew. Despite knowing that the industry would be a challenge, it was something he wanted to explore.

Taking Maternity Leave As A Business Owner

Deb Leonard is the principal lawyer and owner of Leonard & Associates, a general practice law firm that has been in operation since 2008. In 2014, she had to assess her business and internal processes as she prepared for the birth of her first child.

Now preparing for baby number two (and a growing business), Deb shares her experiences of taking maternity leave as a business owner.

Sick With Success

Less than one year after establishing his property investment consultancy, Michael Sloan, was diagnosed with cancer. The strategies he used to sustain a successful business whilst being seriously ill contains lessons for any entrepreneur needing - or wanting - to step away from the day-to-day management of the business.

Right Foot Forward

A 161-year-old Australian footwear maker - Baxter Footwear - shares their experiences to thriving despite the high dollar and almost zero tariff protection. And it has survived the challenges of succession and is being run by the fourth generation of the same family.

Women's Business

Personal tragedy has fuelled one woman’s drive to make her suburban real estate agency the heart and soul of its community.

Soft Touch

When an entrepreneur's daughters took control of his business, fear of failure was a great motivator. But deciding who did what was the hard part.

Recipe For Success

When a small-town family bakery grew into a national food giant, everyone’s roles - from the CEO down - had to change and grow. That was hard.

Growth Busyness

A growing business should have been great news for a Victorian couple who bought a regional provedoring business. But their biggest management issue has been achieving a work-life balance.

Home, Not Alone

To create a survivable work-life balance in her small business, Sue Muller had to be very clear about what she wanted from her life, her career, and her family.

Instinctive Growth

A Melbourne-based fashion designer has achieved rapid growth and a family friendly company structure using a very basic management tool: how it feels to her.

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