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Fostering entrepreneurs: The YoungGems™ of the future

Around the globe, entrepreneurship has become a glamorous and popular career choice. Yet with such high failure rates in the start-up community, launching any kind of start-up and building a sustainable business is not for the faint-hearted....

Upskilling the next generation of business leaders

Australia is driving a focus on a technology-driven future in the workplace and in business, right through to STEM education in schools. However, with our literacy levels on the decline, writing and storytelling need to be top of mind for...

Championing inclusiveness and diversity across the region

This year, I made the risky decision to relocate to Singapore to further drive the expansion of my two interconnected companies, Gemstar Technology (a tech launch-pad) and Manning & Co (a strategic marketing consultancy)....

How to foster a strong team culture across borders

After starting my first business, Manning & Co, in Australia and expanding my second business, Gemstar, into Singapore to take innovative ideas to market in the region, I know only too well the importance and the challenges of building a...

4 top tips on how to elevate your business to the next level

In today’s fast-paced business world, there is much hype and excitement around becoming an entrepreneur and launching a start-up. We tend to glamourise entrepreneurship, believing that anyone can ‘make it’ if they just work hard...

The challenges of moving to Singapore as a mumpreneur

This month, I embarked on one of the most challenging chapters of my career so far: relocating to Singapore to launch Manning & Co’s sister company, Gemstar’s, first Young Entrepreneur’s Program in partnership...