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Podcast Interview on Talking HealthTech

In this interview with Peter Birch on the Talking HealthTech podcast, I reflect on the rise of telehealth in allied health, the technology needed to be an effective Telehealth provider, the funding for Telehealth, and some hot tips for aspiring entrepreneurs about what makes a stand out Telehealth platform.

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What the Health Industry Can Learn From The Beauty Industry

I was watching my favorite TV show the other night – Shark Tank. It’s where entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel for potential investment. The best pitch of the night was from the two smart, savvy founders of the Glamazon App. This app allows people to instantly search for providers of a particular…

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Are Health Entrepreneurs the Bad Guys of the Health Industry?

I recently wrote a blog post about 5 skills that I feel health business owners require that don’t get taught at Uni. The 5 points basically revolved around sales and marketing, and were born from the fact that as health professionals, we are not always great at marketing ourselves and getting our message out into…

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The academic versus the entrepreneur

I was recently at a pre-conference dinner, where I met a fellow speaker. After we exchanged pleasantries, she stared me straight in the eye and said “So, are you published?”. I wanted to tell her proudly about my book, my half a dozen booklets, my white paper, impressive website copy and growing pile of blog…

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Child free by choice: My business is my baby

  As a female in my late 30’s, I can honestly say I have never felt so much as the smallest desire to have and raise children. I’m married to the man of my dreams, have financial security and my friends are all having kids, but no cell in my body wants my own child.…

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4 Travel hacks for mobile entrepreneur

Today my business headquarters is a café in Shanghai, China. An international conference invitation brought me to this amazing country and it’s a long way from my native Melbourne, Australia. As a result, today I have a whole day to be doing something at the very top of my ‘Reasons Why I Love Being An…

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3 Life hacks to shed your entrepreneural fat

I grew up as a ballerina, I trained as a health professional, and I have led health and fitness programs all my life. I have always prided myself on my fit and active lifestyle. That is, until January this year, when I pulled on my boardshorts for an afternoon of stand up paddle boarding. Oooooeee…

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