Do Business Better in 2022

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

Determine your optimal pricing strategy
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE ONLINE WHEN 27 February 2024, 10am-12pm ONLINE WORKSHOP Pricing is a critical element of any business strategy, yet it can be challenging to find […]
Crafting your brand stories in a minute
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
WHERE McGrath Executive Suites – Level 5, 115 Pitt Street, Sydney CBD WHEN 29 February 2024, 11AM-2PM FACE-TO-FACE WORKSHOP Capturing audience attention and conveying brand messages effectively […]
Managing your cash flow for a healthy business
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
WHERE ONLINE WHEN 11 March 2024, 11am-1pm ONLINE WORKSHOP Managing cash flow effectively  is a critical skill for business owners and financial professionals alike. This […]
Creating an impact business model
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
WHERE McGrath Executive Suites – Level 5, 115 Pitt Street, Sydney CBD WHEN 12 March 2024, 11am-2pm FACE-TO-FACE WORKSHOP If you’re a purpose-driven entrepreneur with a vision […]
Expand your business presence through Podcasting
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
WHERE McGrath Executive Suites – Level 5, 115 Pitt Street, Sydney CBD WHEN 13 March 2024, 11am-2pm FACE-TO-FACE WORKSHOP In this workshop, you will discover how podcasting […]
Using AI for easy marketing and promotions
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE Online WHEN 14 March 2024, 10am-12pm ONLINE WORKSHOP In this webinar, we’ll explore the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) using various tools for marketing […]
Building your business networking strategy
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
WHERE McGrath Executive Suites – Level 5, 115 Pitt Street, Sydney CBD WHEN 15 March 2024, 11am-2pm FACE-TO-FACE WORKSHOP In this workshop you’ll be assisted with creating […]
How to start your business
10:00 am – 1:00 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 […]
Navigating small business loans
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
WHERE McGrath Executive Suites – Level 5, 115 Pitt Street, Sydney CBD WHEN 28 March 2024, 11am-1pm FACE-TO-FACE WORKSHOP Securing funding is often essential for growth and […]
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