We know there is a wealth of knowledge amongst our members and, as a connected community, we can all thrive and grow when this knowledge is shared and learned…
SBA’s Brainbox event is a powerhouse of knowledge and expertise, giving you access to the brains and insights of our expert members so you can be on the ball when it comes to running your business.
Each session features a panel of SBA members that will explore topics covering various aspects of running a business so you can learn and expand your knowledge. At the end of the event, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and enhance your understanding in the Q&A segment with the Brainbox panelists.
Fantastic event and a great discussion on some very current issues for businesses – Nathan Edwards, To Dare is To Do
Meet our Brainbox panelists for this session:
The Alternative Business Plan – Nathan will be sharing a simple and visual framework for devising, developing, and testing your business plans and models. Business plans are often developed on start-up and then placed in a draw, never to be seen again. With this simple tool, you will be able to regularly and frequently test your business plans, models, and strategies.
Nathan is an experienced business leader, who after 25 years, left the corporate world to chase a dream to help others succeed in business. This dream is to utilise his experience, learned through leading and managing diverse businesses into new and challenging markets, and passing these lessons onto others to power their success.
His consulting business works with new and growing businesses, providing them with the frameworks and knowledge to achieve their goals in a sustainable and manageable way.
Nathan is a qualified Engineer and holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance.
How to turn a Business into a Saleable Asset – As a business owner are you developing your business into a valuable, saleable asset or just giving yourself a job? At some point every business owner exits their business.
It can be the owner’s biggest payday of all if they plan for it early and have the end in mind. John will explain what a business is worth, how to make it more valuable and what makes a business a magnet for buyers. A business that’s fit for sale is well worth keeping.
John works with business owners to help them develop their businesses “fit for sale” and turn them into valuable and saleable assets. A business that’s “fit for sale” is well worth keeping.
John started, built and sold a business over a ten year period before becoming a business mentor and business broker. Over many years of assessing businesses for sale and working with businesses to get them sold, John knows what it takes to turn a business in to a valuable and saleable asset. A business where the owner works ON the business and has options to exit with equity when they choose!
Previously, John has been successful in the corporate world with roles in engineering, customer service, sales, and management in England, The Netherlands and Germany before coming to Australia in 1986.
Maintaining your Boundaries – Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed with things that demand your time and effort? Are you the sort of person who finds it difficult to say “NO” with grace and compassion?
Andrea will be sharing how to maintain your boundaries and foster healthy relationships, while continuing to propel yourself towards achieving your goals.
Andrea has a Masters in Education and has been involved in this industry for over 30 years. She is the Learning and Development Specialist at Views Professional Development, empowering professionals to have careers and businesses that they love! She leads hands-on workshops supporting high performing individuals and teams to set the right goals, and most importantly, become equipped with the tools to achieve them.