Our June speaker – Darren Grayson

Since 1985, from the age of 21, Darren has operated his landmark award winning salon. Since then he has branched out into residential home design and event design and management. Darren is also a celebrated artist both as a painter and a sculptor. Darren has...
Service Choice Now Just a Click Away Thanks to NDIS

Service Choice Now Just a Click Away Thanks to NDIS

The choice of Geelong as a pilot site for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) made it a logical decision that a business which enables the disabled to make informed choices about services should launch its website centred on the city. Now poised to expand...

Scott says Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Scott says Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

If there is one message to emerge from Scott Austen’s journey as an entrepreneur it is the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone. His decision to immerse himself in the life and culture of Japan gave him the confidence to learn, a capability on which he...

User Needs the Key to Successful Innovation

User Needs the Key to Successful Innovation

Whether for a new product or service, it is essential to understand the needs of the end-user to be a successful innovator. And, far from being a capability reserved for a gifted few, innovation is something that can be learned says Andrew Jones. “Understanding user...