The Ins and Outs of Teaching Kids About Money


It’s no secret that children pick up many habits from their parents. Along the same lines as inheriting a fear of snakes, kids find it easy to recognise patterns in money saving behaviour and mimic them. And with research showing that one in four Aussies suffer from financial stress, it’s important to educate kids about

Business Experts, Mentors and Coaches Wanted


  Are you a business coach or mentor that specialises in working with mumpreneurs? We now have positions vacant for new AusMumpreneur Expert Coaches and Mentors This includes experts in the following areas: Business Sales Marketing PR Finances Mindset Funding Product Development Accounting Tech Manufacturing Importing Exporting Trademarks Insurance Our experts will be showcased on

The Vase


You take a deep breath before you walk into your mum’s bedroom. You see you beautiful yet frail body laying there, just a shadow of her former vibrant self. As smile spreads across her face when she sees you. As you approach her bed she reaches out her bony hand for you to hold. You

How To Effectively Sell More Of Your Products Online


It’s getting close to the business end of the year and for most of us with eCommerce businesses we’re heading into potentially the busiest sales period of the year. Yet when chatting to many Productpreneurs, lately, I hear a real mixed bag of emotions: Nervous that they won’t have bumper sales this Christmas. Anxious about

How To Manage Growth in Your Small Business


As the head of SME (small to medium enterprise) Business for St George Bank, Stuart Zalunardo has mingled with the Ausmumpreneur Network for a number of years now and is an avid supporter of women in business. Stuart was delighted to have the opportunity to again judge this year’s Ausmumpreneur Of The Year Award and

Achieving Work life Balance as a Mumpreneur


Owning your own business can be an exhilarating and rewarding experience. You get to work your own hours, be your own boss, work from wherever you like. Depending upon what type of business you run, of course. Then there is the other side. The challenging side. You know, the business ends up running you, sometimes

When Did You Last Really Take Time Out For You?


It’s the start of a new day. The alarm has gone off at 5am again. You begrudgingly flick it off wishing you could just sleep for another couple of hours. You are so tired from staying up late the night before working but you also know that the way you start your day has a

Make More Money With Cloud Tech


Cloud technology is revolutionising small business providing an opportunity to be more efficient and productive, lowering overheads and giving you more time to focus on money-making activities. It enables people to collaborate and work from anywhere in the world from a café in Florence to an airport lounge in Melbourne, all you need is a

The Single Mother’s 5 Guidelines to Having It All


Most single parents didn’t initially set out to tread the steep and often treacherous path of single parenting. If you’ve been privy to the stigma that still surprisingly exists around taking this path, you’ll know how it can hurt. Sometimes more than you expect. My dad gave me some excellent advice once. He said, “Success

4 Steps to Cool, Calm & Collected Challenge


*** STARTING ON 7 NOVEMBER 2016 *** The life of a mumpreneur can be overwhelming. Juggling so many balls in the air it can feel like you are losing control, stressed out and not know who you are anymore.Regain the old you, feel relaxed again and energised to take on the world with 4 steps

Women in Business at the St George Banking Group Ausmumpreneur Awards


This year I had the absolute pleasure of attending the annual St.George Banking Group Ausmumpreneur Awards weekend for the first time. As a member of the St.George team I was privileged to be on the judging panel, listening to so many incredibly talented women talk so passionately about their businesses and share the stories of

How to plan a killer Christmas campaign


It’s coming up to that time of year where all eCommerce businesses are planning their Christmas campaigns. Many small business owners find it difficult to plan a successful Christmas promotion (or any promotion for that matter!). Whether this is your busiest time of year, or you need to engineer a boost in sales to prevent

The Business Flower Analogy


Choosing to plant the seed of a business idea takes time and care. There’s no point throwing a seed into the ground and expecting it to take root unless you are willing to nurture it. This is the bit that no-one sees, the part that goes unvalued by life partners and the part that takes