Success stories Beth Dunne Urban Tree Growers

Success Stories – Beth Dunne from Urban Tree Growers

January 11, 2021
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Beth and husband, Christopher, own and operate Urban Tree Growers, in Ripplebrook.

Beth sought the help of the Work My Own Way team for guidance and support in building her business.

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Inspiring People - Jack Wu from Tiny Tutors

Inspirational People – Jack Wu from Tiny Tutors

January 5, 2021
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Jack Wu runs Tiny Tutors, a social enterprise with a mission to help students access specialist tutors and mentors, particularly in rural and remote locations. We sat down with Jack to hear his entrepreneurship story.

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Gippsland success story TruBlu Scissors

Success Stories – Steven Thompson from Tru-Blu Scissors

December 7, 2020
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Name: Steven Thompson Business: Tru-Blu Scissors About Steven: Steven lives in Morwell, Latrobe City Council. He has been in business for 5 years, making high quality, handmade hairdressing scissors.  Steve came to Work My Own Way looking for some additional support and coaching to ensure he was on the “right track”. He had plenty of…

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Deborah Milligan Entrepreneurship Story of Covid-safe business

Inspirational People – Deborah Milligan

November 24, 2020
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Deborah runs Test and Tag It Service and Support. She provides testing and tagging of appliances and electrical equipment to help businesses stay WorkSafe compliant. As an older person, Deborah found there weren’t many job prospects available to her. She wanted a challenge, and decided to find a business which would be low risk, while…

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Melissa Gijsbergs Gippsland entrepreneurship

Inspirational People – Melissa Gijsbers

October 26, 2020
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Melissa is a published author and mentor to young writers. She runs the Junior Writers Club, where she supports Australian writers aged 8-18. Since COVID-19, Melissa has pivoted her weekly writing groups from face to face, to online. As a result, she has been able to support and encourage even more eager young writers!  Her…

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Inspiring Gippsland Business Stories Christine Boucher

Inspiring People: Christine Boucher

September 28, 2020
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Christine is the managing director of Natural Health Balance, which transforms the health and wellbeing of organisations and their staff. With a Bachelor of Nursing, specialising in Intensive Care Nursing, a Masters in Business, and over 20 years’ experience in healthcare, her passion for her industry is evident.  We sat down with Christine to find…

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Inspiring Gippsland Business Stories Ryan Leslie Aerium

Inspiring People: Ryan Leslie

September 8, 2020
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Ryan Leslie is a Principal Consultant at Aerium, a Gippsland-based business consultancy that assists entrepreneurs and business managers to commercialise their ideas, build scalable brands, and increase their profitability. With over 20 years’ experience in business development and transformation, Ryan is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and business managers succeed. With a background in LEANSTACK continuous…

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ABC Pet Services Hannah Green

Inspiring People: Hannah Green

August 25, 2020
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After a diverse and broad career in The South Australian Housing Trust, IT, computer systems analysis & programming, and public advocacy in the mental health sector, Hannah decided to create a business of her own. With a passion for helping others, Hannah has created a business, ABC Pet Services, which cares for both the elderly…

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Happy Changemakers Robert Nagy Jodie Willmer

Inspirational People: Jodie Willmer and Robert Nagy

August 13, 2020
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Jodie and Robert run Happy Changemakers, a coaching practice formed to help business owners reduce overwhelm and burnout while building their dreams and doing good for the world. Having been in operation for over 7 years, and both coming from diverse and highly-skilled backgrounds, Jodie and Robert know a thing or two about navigating life…

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Xavier Manson Frankies Warragul Business Success

Inspiring people: Xavier Manson

July 28, 2020
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Xavier Manson is part of the Frankie’s owner group. He is an equity partner alongside Anthony McBride and Geoff Manson, his father. The business was established over 5 years ago when the trio were inspired by the growth of the Melbourne breakfast and brunch scene, and wanted to make their mark in Gippsland.

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