There are millions of amazing Small Business stories, so why can’t we hear them? I recently heard from some amazing business owners and was reminded that sometimes the greatest inspiration comes from the quietest people.
If I ever had any doubt about the power of Small Business to change the world (which I haven’t), it would have been well and truly dispelled during my recent 3-day visit to Sydney.
My visit was to attend a 3-day media masterclass – learning how to pitch stories to journalists. We got to spend one-on-one time with some of Australia’s most respected journos, getting feedback on our well-practised pitches.
As part of our preparation, all the participants got to practice their individual pitches on each other. The noise level was way beyond Workplace Health and Safety guidelines I’m sure as we all moved around the room practising – all at the same time.
It was exhausting, and I think my ears were bleeding by the end of the practice sessions. Apart from having the opportunity to practice my pitch and get feedback from my fellow students, there was another benefit.
PERSISTENCE AND MOTIVATION SPEAK VOLUMES.
Read more … Link to www.smallville.com.au”