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January 27, 2021

Mentoring Success Stories: meet Jancee and Kylie

With a growing ‘to-do’ pile and feeling a little lost, Jancee jumped headfirst into the unknown and applied for a scholarship from the Office for Women […]
January 6, 2021
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The Digital Marketing Experts You Should Be Reading in 2021

Digital marketing and social media are in constant flux when it comes to trends, rules and algorithms. Not only that, in business it is not only […]
December 4, 2020
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Where are the male role models?

By Jo Burston Founder and CEO Inspiring Rare Birds The concept that “you can’t be what you can’t see” relates equally to male leaders – particularly […]
November 27, 2020
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Meet the Gamechangers: Georgia Bamber

“Being a mentor is great.  But Rare Birds also offers a fantastic community too and I have had the chance to connect with a lot of […]
October 7, 2020
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Each budget used to have a gender impact statement. We need it back, especially now

COVID-19 has left women, more than men, economically disadvantaged through unemployment, underemployment, lowered incomes, less secure work, greater household and family demands, and increased risk of […]
September 9, 2020
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Meet the Gamechangers: Fleur Madden helps female freelancers

Rare Birds mentor and Ex CEO of Red Republic, Fleur Madden (pictured centre), has launched Freelancing Gems, an online platform to support female freelancers across all […]
May 4, 2015
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4 Funding options for Australian entrepreneurs and SMEs

According to Ernst & Young’s G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer, Australia is one of the leading countries in the world for entrepreneurship. This is due to its education and […]
July 14, 2015
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Why anyone can become an entrepreneur

Many people will have ideas that could be turned into successful businesses. So what’s the difference between them and the entrepreneurs who turn these ideas into reality?
February 15, 2016
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21 Entrepreneurial business tips for making it big

Inspiring Rare Birds founder Jo Burston offers her top business tips for success. 1. Decide how badly you want it As an entrepreneur, the biggest decision […]
February 23, 2016

‘Capital investment helped us grow’

Aimee Marks wanted to find the right impact money to help her business TOM Organic grow. She shares the challenges and what it felt like when she […]