Great businesses are forged during tough times.
That’s the opinion of Star News Group Business Excellence Seminar guest speaker and national business commentator Damian Morgan.
Mr Morgan will exchange ideas with some of Cardinia, Casey and Greater Dandenong business leaders during a series of free seminars he will be holding across the region in June.
He will host seminars in Dandenong on Tuesday 20 June, in Pakenham on Thursday 22 June, and in Narre Warren on Friday 23 June.
While he has a positive attitude to business success during economic slumps, Mr Morgan isn’t afraid to be blunt when giving advice.
“The truth is there are some boom-time businesses that will only work in a boom,” he said.
“Great businesses that are well planned and developed are sustainable – they can thrive in any conditions.”
Mr Morgan is a former creative writer and business journalist with an MBA, and is also a regular media commentator.
He has a passion for helping small and medium-sized businesses grow.
“I am a small business owner myself,” he said.
“My great passion is helping small businesses beat corporate – we are generally better.”
One pitfall for many small business owners was a lack of self-promotion, Mr Morgan said.
“So many small businesses are very good at what they do, but they don’t make the profit they should make because, in many cases, they don’t promote themselves well,” he said.
“It’s one of the things corporate (businesses) do really well. Small businesses are typically better. We care more but we are often the best kept secrets in town.”
All 50 minute sessions are free with various seminar times available.
Bookings are essential. Contact Robyn Butler on 5945 0682 or email robyn.butler@starnewsgroup.com.au to book a spot.

Comments are closed.

Your first stop before buying a home. View the whole picture.

More News

Three men are set to be charged over the theft of a ute in Narre Warren on 14 September. The Titan ...

A drink-driver distracted by eating chicken crashed head-on into another car on Evans Road, Cranbourne West, a court heard. Damian ...

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Mark Allen Roussety. A warrant was issued at the Dandenong Magistrates’ ...

St Francis Xavier College has come up trumps at a Casey-wide musical-stage competition. The college production of Beauty and the ...

A world-class Celtic dance, magic and acrobatics spectacular is set to land at Bunjil Place in December. Celtic Illusion, with ...

Berwick College students have been deep in rehearsal for the upcoming Victorian State Schools Spectacular. Among the 3000 performers from across ...

Latest Sport

Make no mistake about it – Perry Lewis-Smith will never give up on his AFL dream. The 18-year-old athletic beast is ...

Finding a more determined and competitive pair of brothers than Beaconsfield’s Tom and Ben Bramich would be a fruitless ...

Berwick and Haileybury College youngster Nathan Dowsett is a good old-fashioned sports fanatic. Whether it is kicking goals playing for ...