Growth goals:
How to set your business up for success.

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Pandemic or not, growing your business can be challenging at the best of times. Whether you’re just starting out or are well-established but growth has slowed, sometimes it pays to go back to basics and revisit your foundation.

Your hosts and SMB experts, Ben Thompson (CEO and founder at Employment Hero) and Carolyn Breeze (General Manager at GoCardless) will chat through how you can set your business up for success.

What will Ben and Carolyn discuss?

  • How to define your ‘why’ and guiding principles
  • How to develop a killer go-to-market strategy
  • The people you need to surround yourself with
  • When to think about bringing in external capital

Meet your hosts

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is the CEO and founder of Employment Hero. He is an employment lawyer, a business owner and has well over 20 years experience in the Australian employment landscape. A self confessed geek, Ben has boundless curiosity, enthusiasm and ambition. He thrives on creating innovative solutions and disruptive people management offerings that redefine markets. Ben credits his success on building a team of A-players and communicating a clear vision – to make managing employment easy. 

Carolyn Breeze

Carolyn is the ANZ General Manager at recurring payments platform GoCardless. She is an experienced leader with more than 15 years in the technology sector, including extensive international experience within the fintech, e-commerce, and telecommunications sectors. Her astute leadership and professionalism has resulted in her being awarded one of CEO Magazine’s IT and Telecommunications Executive of the Year awards in 2018 as well as being recognised as one of the top 20 Women in Fintech.

What will Ben and Carolyn discuss?

  • How to define your ‘why’ and guiding principles
  • How to develop a killer go-to-market strategy
  • The people you need to surround yourself with
  • When to think about bringing in external capital