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entrepreneurship
As a Founder of an ambitious tech start-up, you have to wear a lot of hats. A normal day can see you tackling everything from financial modelling to bug testing, pitching to investors, right down to manually triaging data from one system to another. Regardless how boundless your talents may be, it’s important to always...
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I don’t believe that everyone is cut-out to be an entrepreneur, but I do believe that everyone should be given the opportunity to start and try. I also believe that our futures on this planet will be shaped by the entrepreneurs amongst us. Entrepreneurship is about solving problems in sustainable ways, about empowering people and...
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View of paint pots from above
After picking my 8 year old up from school today I noticed he hadn’t eaten his lunch and on asking why, he said to me – “Harry* and I were too busy selling tattoos”. After my initial panic that he may have in fact been instilling lifelong ink markings into his school mates, he went...
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One of the biggest lessons I learnt as an startup founder, was to walk away at the end of the day and give my brain time to relax and regroup. Podcasts are a useful tool for this – both transforming dead productivity time, as well as inspiring new ways to approach problem-solving. Here’s 5 episodes...
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Last month, our team at BlueChilli won a “Merit Award” for innovation, recognising our work supporting startups across Australia. As we stood smiling for the cameras, certificate in hand, it dawned on me – “I thought merit was only for men!?!” At least that’s what our politicians keep telling us. On ABC’s Q&A last week,...
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