My first job involved a lot of poo and a large hose! I was wearing gum boots and working on a family dairy farm. I had a lot of space to dream and in this environment my work ethic to creatively find a way to get a great result became everyday part of life.
Leaping forward twenty five years, on a plane flight to Mount Gambia early in 2013, I distracted myself from the small plane bumping by undertaking a quick skills audit. (Pictured below) Sitting right at the top of my audit list is my love of working with lots of different people, businesses and community groups and the great energy this diverse interaction brings into my life.
Then I thought about all the small businesses out there making business happen, but to grow lacked time to tell their their “story”. Who need some digital planning done to keep their blog or web site up to date. Or have a new project or event and need an extra pair of hands to make it happen.
Returning home from this trip I found out about the WORDSMITH Women in Business Scholarship. This Scholarship developed by Word Smith recognises women starting out in business and one woman working in business in the Loddon Mallee Region will attend a 12 Week Business Transformation course at the Business Re-Education Centre in Bendigo
I entered, and was chosen as a finalist – in the process of communicating my dream business the Create Business began to create itself. Nominations for the 2014 Women in Business are now open. In between this year and last there has been a hell of a lot of hard work behind the scenes, and Create Business is pleased to be a 2014 sponsor offering one women a Create Business Online Digital Strategy.
Ready to take off and share your idea? The WORDSMITH Women in Business Scholarship is awaiting your application.