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The Small Business Solutions mentoring program offers short, sharp, focused blocks of dedicated time and support. You can access the program as often or infrequently as you need. Our mentors will work with your schedule.


What our mentors offer

Business health check

Acting as a business coach, your mentor will take the time to carefully analyse what you and your business need to grow through a business health check. Then, guided by your mentor, you will have the opportunity to put your big ideas for your small business into action.

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Day-to-day business

Whatever your industry, business model, location, or goals, the Small Business Solutions mentors take the time to give tailored advice. Our mentors are ready to handle your every concern. They can provide advice on a range of topics including cash flow, business and financial planning, innovations to stay competitive, marketing strategy, staff retention, customer service, skills recognition and training, quality control, and growth and export development. 

Upcoming workshops

Small Business Solutions has designed a series of hands-on workshops that offer real business assistance and up-to-date skills from accredited industry professionals.

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Meet our mentors

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Alice Langford
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane

Alice provides guidance and advice, from ideas and start-up to growth and succession, across a variety of industries. 

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Edward Gifford
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane

Dr Edward Gifford is a coach, trainer, speaker and author with more than 35 years of experience. 

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Jason Virtue
Business Skills Mentor: Sunshine Coast

Jason Virtue is the founder and owner of Landlife Education Pty Ltd, a consulting and training firm that specialises in practical and innovative solutions for rural-based businesses. 

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Lynda Gale
Business Skills Mentor

Lynda Gale has owned and operated management consulting and training businesses for almost 10 years. 

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Peter Baldwin
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane

Peter Baldwin has more than 30 years of experience, and specialises in digital marketing. 

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Tony Curl
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane

Tony Curl has more than 30 years of experience in operational leadership and change management. 

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Angelo Coco
Business Skills Mentor: North Queensland

Angelo Coco is a successful mentor and business advisor. 

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Geoff Neil
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane, Ipswich, and Darling Downs

Geoff Neil has a strong business background with extensive management experience across a variety of industries. 

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Lauren Cowburn
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane

Lauren Cowburn has experience in management, human resources, training, and business mentoring.

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Margaret Aspin
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane

Margaret is a business owner and a director of two IT start-up companies. 

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Ramona Bullard
Business Skills Mentor: North Queensland

Ramona Bullard has 20 years of experience in strategic planning, compliance, innovation, and organisational development. 

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Danielle Duncan
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane

Danielle Duncan has a wealth of experience in private business and government sectors. 

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Helen Cowley
Business Skills Mentor: Brisbane, Ipswich, and Darling Downs

Helen Cowley is a passionate business consultant, coach and trainer with more than 30 years experience. 

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Lindy Chen
Managing Director: Brisbane

Lindy Chen is the founder and Managing Director of ChinaDirect Sourcing Services. 

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Travis Windsor
Consultant: Brisbane

Travis Windsor has more than 15 years of experience in management, leadership, business planning, marketing, human resources, and business coaching. 

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Rudi Tartaglia
Managing Director: Brisbane

Rudi Tartaglia has worked in marketing and strategic management since 1998. 

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