Name: Claire Lane Business name: XM4 Brief background on you and your business journey: I’m originally from country Western Australia and moved over from Perth about 13 years ago now. I threw myself straight into Fashion Design studies which led me to open 2 fashion retail stores after my course. We specialised in Australian & NZ designers with a strong emphasis on great cuts & fabrics as well as
Curiosity! How valuable is it in creating a successful small business? Being curious and learning something requires us to exercise cognitive muscles that may have gone slack. How often are you harnessing your right brain’s preference to seek to learn about things you don’t know? Here are some ways exercising your brain to constantly stay curious, and help you succeed in business. 1. Building customer relationships. People are drawn to
Better than a bib or smock, grubeze is an investment piece! The revolutionary boilersuit, onesie, design offers full body, waterproof coverage to protect little grubber’s clothing during messy meal times. Encourage baby led weaning and self-feeding without the mess and stress. No more wet and grubby sleeves, legs, laps and bums and no more stained clothes. Hurrah! The ultimate messy kids ‘hazmat’ – grubeze. What is your background?
Spring is in! Have you noticed that it’s not just your office or workspace ( or wardrobe) that needs a makeover? Your business could do with some decluttering and a clean out as well! Here are some tips on how to reorganise your efforts , so you can take a break and enjoy them ! Clients who clutter –the Pareto principle is alive and at work in any business. 80%
With fast-paced working environments and busy lifestyle it’s not uncommon to hear of business owners feeling overwhelmed and getting stressed – the end of financial year looms and adds to our ever increasing load. While some people thrive on the rush created by being immersed in their business and having a finger in all pies, others get overwhelmed. We can be our own worst enemy and try to just push on through
Cat Brown has hustled hard, overcome the doubts and stuck to her vision to create and grow her business SIMPLIFY ME. Cat pauses for a few minutes to share her story tips, and challenges with HER DRUM What is your background? My background is in real estate (I have nearly 10 years experience in residential property management). Part of my job was business development which included listing properties for
Jessica Jane Sammut is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the inspirational quarterly glossy national print and digital magazine for the modern mother, Mama Disrupt™. Jessica is a former commercial lawyer turned leading journalist for the British/Australian national media and global brands, and a mama to two little balls of fire, five-year-old Finn and eight-year-old Zac (plus Salty the dog and Sky the cat). Originally from London, Jessica is now living her dream amongst the palms in
Whether you work in a team or are leading your own business venture, collaboration is a key capability you’ll need for professional and business success. There can be enormously powerful outcomes and mutual benefits gained from collaborations between businesses that complement each other. For many this may seem counter-intuitive. However thinking about this fast-paced, tech driven, changing marketplace, it is the lateral thinkers, the game changers and the disrupters