All posts tagged: Entrepreneur

Eloise Grace

#31 | The real life of Super Mum, TV Personality, Lawyer, Entrepreneur & Photographer with Eloise Grace

High achiever, hard worker and committed are just 3 describers for the awesome Eloise Grace. Eloise is a mum of 3 kids, including 7 year old Will who has severe autism and is non-verbal.  Eloise is a lawyer, tv journalist, writer, actor, model and photographer. working as a tv journalist in around 20 newsrooms, solicitor in a very respected firm in Sydney covering all areas before specialising in Employment Law and representing clients in Court Australia-wide. Eloise is also the co-owner of Andy Grace Media, a software and video production company. She has started selling her photographic work under the name  EloiseG and aims to work on more arms of the business. Connect with Eloise: https://www.eloiseg.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/eloise-grace-15a50152/ https://andygrace.com/

#27| Improving the lives of others through Entrepreneurship with Lauren Sherson

Hear the inspiring journey of a dedicated freedom fighter and advocate for those in need of the wonderful Lauren Sherson. Her entrepreneurial journey started at just 8 years old! From this age she has embraced her natural ability to solve problems and provide solutions for those in need to build, run and exit many businesses. The pandemic has only ramped up her drive to help and serve those in her community and during this time has founded four businesses to help Australians through the pandemic. Drive-in Gigs to give live entertainment a safe stage and artists paid gigs; Backyard Business, an ebook for parents to give their children entrepreneurial skills that prepares them for unknown futures and The Local Venture Group, which has invested in two ventures designed to increase social connectedness and drive local business activity.  Lauren  is an entrepreneurial behaviourist who develops people, ventures and communities. Her mission is to help people create healthy minds and healthy businesses through social connectedness and generating local business activity. She has spent a decade lecturing at …

Jenn Donovan

#21 | Taking Bush Businesses to next level with Jenn Donovan

What started as a whim of an idea whilst driving through the canola fields of rural NSW lead Jenn Donovan to create a platform that seemingly exploded overnight and has seen her win 2020 Ausmumprenuer People’s Choice Award for Making a Difference. After chatting with this vibrant, lively and down to earth woman, it is easy to see why she won one of the most prominent award for women in business. Jenn started a Facebook group called Buy From a Bush Business. Encouraging rural and regional crafters, artists, producers, suppliers to showcase their business and wares. In less than 12 months the group now has nearly 280,000 members! More than that it has created opportunities for people to promote their products in an engaged environment which has seen many business soar in trying and difficult conditions.  Millions of dollars has been exchanged through the group, seeing money come back into remote and rural communities where drought and bush fires has caused devastating effect on many regions. Now Jenn has partnered with 2 other women to …

#19 | Inspiring communities and companies to be more innovative, purposeful and impactful with Tom Dawkins

Tom Dawkins is one of Australia’s, and the Worlds, leading thinkers, action-takers and change makers in the social entrepreneur space. I dub him the Social Impact King! His journey is a real inspiration, full of adventure, giant leaps of faith, hilarity and many key takeaways to influence everyone that listens. Be sure to check out these projects that Tom mentions in the episode: https://startsomegood.com/farmer-meets-foodie https://startsomegood.com/seaweedery As well as his new venture he gave the heads up on which is launching on the 18th of September. The Start Some Good Community Network – be sure to keep an eye on the facebook page for more info on how to get involved! https://www.facebook.com/StartSomeGood ABOUT TOM:  Tom Dawkins is the Co-Founder and CEO of social impact crowdfunding platform and innovation agency StartSomeGood. Tom is a leading speaker and advocate for social enterprise and teacher of community-building and fundraising skills. StartSomeGood partners with companies, funders and governments to inspire, unearth, skill-up and launch innovative social impact projects. Tom also founded award-winning youth organisation Vibewire, opened the first co-working space …

#14 | Inspiring Resilient and Confident Kids with Kylie Allen

Kylie Allen, an entrepreneur, mother, wife, teacher and life changer. She is a risk taker who is always looking to improve the lives of those around her. She is committed to focusing on the mental health, confidence, social and emotional learning of kids. Kylie is the director and one of the teachers at Inspiring Minds Studio. At Inspiring Minds Studio they change the lives of kids, offering a variety of programs  that nurtures and supports the well-being of kids . Their programs help kids build their confidence and independence whilst learning important literacy and numeracy concepts, developing their fine motor skills and learning important social and emotional skills to help them through life. Not one to let challenges of any sort hold her down, during lock-down Kylie has taken to supporting families by providing an online program for preschool children. She even found time to co-author her first book, “Empowered Women Empowering the World” launching in September and a children’s book in the pipeline. Kylie and her team share resources, ideas and inspiration on ways …

#10 | Importance of Purpose with Gareth Benson

Gareth Benson is the leadership voice in the Future of Work and for the Future of Education. His goal is to create opportunities for One Million Australians in empowering the future of work by 2022. A qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria Gareth is a keynote professional speaker and Higher Education lecturer. He has delivered keynotes and lectures at conferences and Universities around Australia. Gareth advocates for the Future of Education including on behalf of international students and employability outcomes that ensures that no one is left behind. He is passionate about how education will shape the future of work and actively works with students and entrepreneurs in sharing skills and information about preparing for the new working world – The GIG economy. Through all of his extensive and varied working life Gareth has found that finding and working on your purpose path is where the real Gold of life is. Having personally been coached by Gareth to help me with my purpose I can honestly share how powerful the experience …