Small business startups are often built on an entrepreneur’s dream. Fueled by an inner drive, passion and love for what they do, entrepreneurs often go out on a limb to bring their ideas to life. But that isn’t enough. Studies show that 50% of small business startups will fail within the first year. And the
It’s amazing what we are capable of doing when there is no one to do it for us.
This came to me as I was standing on a chair in my shorts and high-heeled boots in my shop with drill in hand, driving it into a brick wall to mount our beautiful canvas manifesto.
Editor’s note: Katya Baxter is the founding director of two fashion businesses, Mina and Katusha and Gusto and Elan, as well as Made in Melbourne, part of Melbourne’s Big Fashion Week. It’s fair to say this serial entrepreneur leads a fairly busy life! But while Katya acknowledges that it isn’t always rosy, she can’t help