“People often forget that Google started as a search engine” were Scott Gerber’s words when I spoke with him in New York recently about his book Never Get A Real Job. Never Get A Real Job is an open and honest look at what being an entrepreneur is like while also providing some practical advice, tips and maybe even a few secrets about how to be successful.
Yes – I have been caught out, I am a huge X-Factor fan and Wednesday nights performance by Luke O’Dell had me in stitches – and I am sure many of you out there are still walking around with the song stuck in your head, like I am. The song got me thinking though – Does it matter if you are an introvert or an extrovert when it comes to work and business?
The MyBiz expo is coming to Sydney 6th – 7th October and will offer attendees the opportunity to meet likeminded business owners and suppliers, in addition to the opportunity to attend a networking cooking demonstration where guests will be able to expand their business networks.
Launched in 2010 by Paula Ward, Know The Game is a unique and innovative consulting firm focused on educating people about Australian sports. Via face to face workshops, we teach the fundamentals of particular Australian sports so participants are able to engage in conversations with others about it – be it across the boardroom table, around the water cooler, in the corporate sporting box, at school with teachers and parents or at a friend’s BBQ.
Environmentalist and co-founder of ‘Take 3’, Tim Silverwood will host screenings of the new, award-winning environmental documentary Bag It at locations in Melbourne, Torquay and Geelong throughout September 2011. In July 2011 Tim sailed from Honolulu to Vancouver through the North Pacific Gyre to research plastic pollution in the Pacific Garbage Patch and is ready to spread his findings.
Entrepreneur kate Zarboch this week has recently launched her new kids brand Escargot. This fashion startup business has already secured 40 stockists nationwide, providing them with cute kid’s swim wear and apparel. The vibrant Escargot collection includes super soft milk cotton baby jumpsuits, chlorine resistant swim wear and vintage floral apparel, all perfect for any childs adventures.
Many small business owners want to publicise their business, product or service but just can’t afford to pay a professional PR agency to do it for them. The Handle Your Own PR website (www.handleyourownpr.com.au) has been created to allow small and home-based businesses to do it themselves.