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