Do Business Better in 2022

Access free expert business advice through our government subsidised programs

Get personalised advice to start, run or grow your small business

Working with a Business Advisor helps small business owners to navigate challenges, make the right decisions and strategic plans to ultimately, do business better.

This service is delivered in a one-to-one format, between a qualified Business Advisor and a small business owner. The sessions are held online or in-person across Sydney.

After working with a Business Advisor, you will gain clarity and confidence on how to move forward with your business and develop a feeling of being in control of your business and your life.

Business Advice Sessions are funded by the NSW Government Business Connect program. Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised program that provides trusted advice to help you start, run, adapt or grow your small business.

What can you work with a Business Advisor on?
– Strategies to start, run and grow your business
– Developing a business or recovery plan
– Navigating the new business normal, and developing innovative to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic
– Marketing to reach new customers
– Implementing digital tools such as ecommerce and social media
– Managing staffing, recruitment, HR and staff retention
– Managing cash flow and assessing finance
– Objective advice on your business
– Step-by-step instructions to overcome problems
– Managing change
Outcomes you can expect from working with a Business Advisor
– Clear goals, direction and a plan for your business
– Innovative solutions to challenges
– Monthly accountability
– Reduced stress
– Increased revenue
– Increased confidence
– New customers and customer retention
– New business knowledge and skills
– Better outcomes for your business
How much does it cost?
At present, all Business Advisory Sessions are being delivered at no cost to do. As small businesses owners have done it tough through the pandemic, we are waiving all out-of-pocket expenses until the end of March 2022. This is tremendous value compared to what you would pay at a commercial rate – a one-hour session is valued at $235. This is made possible by our government funding.
Who is it for?
This service is available to small business owners across Sydney and NSW, who are looking to start a business or already own one. We serve businesses in all industries, including hospitality, retail, professional services, health and fitness, healthcare, construction, transport and much more.

Meet our Advisors

You have the opportunity to work with over 20 advisors who have real-life experience and expertise in business. To view all of our advisors visit our page

In her 21 years of business banking and retail banking experience, Judy has managed relationship portfolios with tens of thousands of customers across a range of industries such as import and export, wholesale and retail, aged care and health care, professional services, tourism, transportation, manufacture, pharmaceuticals, property construction, development and investment.

Amanda has owned and sold a variety of businesses over the last 20 years, and recognises from a business owner perspective the value of tailored business advice and support. She is passionate about working with entrepreneurs and business owners to help them achieve their goals and develop plans to take their business to the next level.

Chris has a wealth of business management experience in both the corporate and small business markets, and has run his own business and marketing consulting practice specialising in small business. Over the last 15 years Chris has helped small businesses in a wide range of industries including IT, Medical Services, Legal service, Tourism, Building and Construction, Allied Health Services, Retail, Fashion and Entertainment.

Yesica has a mission to empower small businesses and startups to unlock their full potential so they can thrive and make the most out of the digital era. For over 6 years, she has made an impact in the industry by being the voice of truth for businesses and startups. Yesica has a background in Strategic Marketing through Google and Facebook Ads, Website Analytics, and Graphic Design and she enjoys sharing this knowledge with small businesses to help them succeed. 

This is possibly the most helpful service I have come across, my advisor is amazing and challenges my every move which is fantastic. It’s a really valuable and insightful service

– Steven Jones, Crown Street Collective

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Events Calendar

At Realise Business, we also offer a range of workshops and webinars, which help you to learn new business skills. These events are currently run free-of-charge, thanks to our government funding. For more events see here

10:00 AM – Bookkeeping Basics
12:00 PM – Stand Out Online
11:30 AM – Women’s Business
5:30 PM – Pub Biz
Bookkeeping Basics
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online Session Bookkeeping can be a daunting experience without the right guidance. It helps you understand your business financials whilst helping you assess your profitability. […]
01 Mar
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Online Workshop Learn how to build your brand online with Google where we all search for products, services, and for information. Today we live in […]
How To Create A Pipeline Of Quality Prospects
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online Workshop Scroll down to book your seats today! Have you ever found yourself having more coffee conversations than sales conversations? Would you love to […]
08 Mar
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Online Workshop The last 2 years have been tough on Australian consumers and small businesses. For customers, it has been a mixed bag of emotions. […]
How To Start A Business
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Online Workshop Get your business off the ground at speed. Do you have a business idea but are unsure where to start? Let’s make this […]
Women’s Business
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Are you a female business owner wanting to scale your business? Studies show that women often find it harder to raise finance to start and […]
Pub Biz
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grow your network, grow your business Pub Biz is a free networking event series for small business owners across Sydney. It is a unique opportunity […]
Use Email Marketing To Drive Business Growth
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Online Webinar Email is a powerful tool for building strong and lasting relationships with your customers. It can provide a valuable avenue to speak and […]
How to Build a Purpose-Driven Brand
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online Workshop Purpose has become a hot topic in the last few years!In this 2-hour online workshop, Purpose & Brand Consultant Justin Cooper willexplore: Why […]
Networking Masterclass
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Online Workshop Using a combination of concept presentation and break-out groups to workshop new techniques, this Introduction to Strategic Networking will give you a new […]
Cyber Security – How to Protect Your Business Online
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Online Workshop How do you you identify risks and navigate your business in the ever-changing world of cyber criminality? Cyber crime has risen significantly since […]
Face-To-Face Marketing Bootcamp
9:15 am – 12:30 pm
Face-To-Face Workshop This half day face-to-face workshop created by Best Selling marketing author Therese Tarlinton will accelerate your sales and get your marketing in shape.  […]
How to Create Epic Videos for Social Media & Websites
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Online Workshop Did you know, video gets more exposure (and engagement!) than any other content you put out there? On average, people watch over 2.5 […]
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Women’s Business
15 Mar 23
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Pub Biz
16 Mar 23
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Face-To-Face Marketing Bootcamp
30 Mar 23
The Rocks