Join Business Women Australia members as guests as we explore how to turn a side hustle into a successful, profitable business.
Australian’s are exploring new business ideas every day. Many are women, keen to build an income stream that will bring them flexibility, and meaning.
This panel discussion will explore the growth of the micro business entrepreneur and expose the common traits of those that become successful. If you are keen to grow a side hustle into more than a “side-gig” join us for this valuable Q&A.
Join us as we delve into the essentials you need to know in order to take a side hustle that is making money into a scalable business that is set up for success.
Our host Jessica Schubert, Director of InTact Teams, will be joined by an experienced, dynamic panel comprising Donna Vincent (Founder of Solo Accounts), Sonia La Penna (Director of HR Synergy) and Michelle Pascoe (Second Momentum coach, trainer and entrepreneur).
Register today for the secure zoom link.
WA: 9:30 am
SA, NT: 11:00 am
NSW, VIC, ACT, QLD: 11:30am
About Jessica Schubert: Jessica is a Premium Member of Business Women Australia, the Founder and Director of Intact Teams, an Executive and Team Coach and Leadership expert. Her experience as an international sales director working across both Australian and Asian markets has seen her working in Europe and the Asia Pacific for over a decade. Jessica has accumulated a wealth of international business experience leading large cross-border teams. Her career has spanned Germany, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as managing cross-cultural teams in Asia. Born near Cologne in Germany and educated in Business, English and French, Jessica has lived and worked in 6 different countries and spent most of her last 17 years in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. Her industry experience ranges from hospitality to real estate and education, working with people and helping teams to be the best they can. Helping businesses to grow and transform, operationally as well as in business development, always has been front and centre of what Jessica does well.
About Donna Vincent: Head of BWA’s Finance and Accounts, Donna is also the Founder and MD of Solo Accounts. As a fintech entrepreneur, Donna has successfully designed and managed the development of the award-winning cloud based record keeping system as a simple online bookkeeping solution for solo entrepreneurs, tradies, consultants, coaches and home based businesses. Solo Accounts is a simple solution for business owners, sole-traders and micro businesses in Australia that enables them to invoice and track expenses with a quick method for calculating BAS requirements. Donna is an experienced contract Bookkeeper supporting accounts department staff and working directly with business owner clients. Her impressive experience spans professional service industries,, Market Research, Medical, Building and Construction, Entertainment, Dental, Financial, Retail group, Hotel, Pharmacy, Transport, Real Estate and a Vineyard. Donna appreciates a fine wine, a good laugh and poolside cocktails, when she can sneak away from her hectic business interests!
About Sonia La Penna: Sonia La Penna is the Director of HR Synergy Consulting and host of BWA’s HR Boardroom round-table webinars. With over 18 years HR industry experience across service sectors, Sonia provides HR executive services to organisations, partnering with the CEO and executive team, to lead and support the people strategies needed. Sonia has a focus on mergers and acquisitions, business and department restructure, building organisational culture as well as leadership performance/capability and team performance dynamics. She is an innovative and contemporary HR executive, and engages stakeholders at all levels of an organisation to design, plan and deliver contemporary ‘tailored made’ HR business solutions. Sonia is an experienced facilitator of conferences, leadership & culture programs, and strategy planning workshops. She has worked for medium to large organisations including Credit Union Australia, Serco Sodexo Defence Services, Super Retail Group and Brazin Ltd.
About Michelle Pascoe: Michelle is a successful businesswoman, entrepreneur, speaker, author, coach, trainer, podcaster and a Nanna. She established her company Optimum Operating Procedures & Services (better known as OOPS) in 1994 and is a popular keynote speaker on the subjects of customer services, performance and engagement. Michelle has worked with people in organisations showing them how to lead a multi generational workplace while creating memorable customer experiences. Her latest passion project “Second Momentum” was established as a coaching and advisory service for ambitious, clever individuals keen to transition from corporate life into a business of their own. Michelle is a Premium member of Business Women Australian. “I love Igniting the potential in people to build the business or career they’ve always dreamed of.” Michelle Pascoe. Read more about Michelle HERE.
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