come join us at the CurrentMom conference…

Please join me (fingers crossed!) and the CurrentMom team at a fabulous entrepreneurial conference that doubles as a spa getaway. We’ll be heating up Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on Feb. 1-3, 2010 with inspiring speakers, small group coaching and networking opportunities galore.

Did I mention that registration includes three free spa treatments at the on-site Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa?

Reserve your spot now! The early bird deadline is Sunday. Please share the link with friends.

Entrepreneurs – Theory vs Practice…

This is well worth reading, from yesterdays The Age

BRW Young Rich and BRW Fast 100 entrepreneurs don’t always follow the textbooks when it comes to maintaining rapid growth.

Tony Featherstone has a special interest in these lists having conceived and launched the BRW Young Rich and expanded the BRW Fast 100 into a much bigger report during my BRW editorship earlier this decade.

If anything, his interest in these lists has grown now that he lectures part time in entrepreneurship at university. He gets to see if entrepreneurship theory matches the practice.

In many cases it does, but Australia’s best emerging entrepreneurs also do some things differently from the textbooks. Here are seven key divergences he sees where the theory is different to the practice – click here to read the detail and to add your views on any others:
1. Exit strategies
2. Strategy
3. Systems
4. Venture capital
5. Innovation
6. Serial entrepreneurship
7. Niche markets
Keep reading

As entrepreneurial mothers, we know only too well that what is said or reported about combining the whole motherhood and business thing, and what actually happens/has to happen, are quite different. Not necessarily in a bad way, but certainly different.
Do you agree?

What Consultants Want?…

How to be a better Consultant in 2009-10… tell us what you want!

what you want, when you want it, and how you want it delivered

Welcome to the next annual 2009-10 aCE talentNET Global Consultant Study; inviting all consultants to share what you want, when you want it and how you want it delivered; to increase the value of our collective relationship.

This is about understanding how a Corporate Talent Agent such as aCE talentNET can better serve you and your business. Now is your chance to tell us exactly what you want from us, and how we can improve. And to give us feedback on the Talent Tuesday initiatives to date…
It is ultimately about increasing your bottomline, and how we can assist you in doing that.

Ready? lets go… click here

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