Small Business Month - Home based businesses

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CSIRO

36 Bradfield Road

West Lindfield, NSW 2070

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This fantastic free forum is aimed at home based business owner/operators to help them thrive and succeed.

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Keynote presentation:

Robert Gerrish - 'Crush the commute' - How to make working from home, really work

In this presentation, Robert will share the characteristics of successful home-based businesses and ensure we set the foundations for enjoyable, viable enterprises. Using the experience he's gained from establishing the Flying Solo community, Robert will cover:

  • How to set up your workspace for optimal performance
  • Setting the path to prosperity
  • Understanding that working for yourself need not mean by yourself
  • Handling priorities and avoiding distractions
  • How to work productively and maintain the ideal work/life integration
  • Staying at the top of your game
  • Habits and behaviours to truly love your work

Robert's style is energetic and inclusive, so bring your questions and challenges for an engaging, interactive session.

Workshops:There will be four break out workshops, you have the choice of attending two workshops on the day, which you select when registering.

Workshop Topics are:

  • Workshop 1. Marie Kirkpatrick - Customer Discovery – how to define your target market.
  • Workshop 2. Geoff Hetherington - Pitching your Business – learn the 4 most common needed pitches
  • Workshop 3. Vince Galletto - Learn more about your council compliance requirements for a Home Based Business
  • Workshop 4. Rachel Chappell – Founder North Shore Mums – Top tips about how to work from home productively & efficiently

Program:

9.00am – Registration and refreshments

9.45am – Opening Address - Robin Hobbs, NSW Small Business Commissioner

10.00am – Keynote speaker, Robert Gerrish

10.45am – Morning tea

11.00am – Breakout Session 1

11.45am - Breakout Session 2

12.30pm – Panel

1.00pm – Closing Address - Damien Tudehope, NSW Minister for Small Business

1.15pm - Lunch / networking

2.00pm – Event Close

This event is proudly delivered by City of Ryde, Ku-ring-gai Council and CSIRO as part of NSW Small Business Month.

NB: Limited onsite parking is available at CSIRO and there is free street parking in Bradfield Road.

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CSIRO

36 Bradfield Road

West Lindfield, NSW 2070

Australia

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