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Drew Browne

Drew Browne

You never really understand a system until you start to change it.
I’m an entrepreneur specialising in usable strategic financial advice for gen X and gen Y. After 25 years of experience in law and financial services, I've come to believe there are some conversations that are too important not to have. In the end, we won’t remember the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

If It’s not on your map, you probably won’t go there

This blog article first appeared on Smallville.com.au Australia's premier blog for small business and entrepreneurs

It's a funny thing about maps ...

Tom Street in the Sydney suburb of Ermington can be found on map 212 of the 2005 UBD Sydney Street Directory. But you’ll have a problem trying to drive there; because it’s not actually there.  A quick search of Google Maps satellite imaging confirms that it never was there. It’s a fake street.

Just one of the many fake streets, fake cemeteries, fake Scout Halls and a collection of other made-up Sydney landmarks that were deliberately printed in old paper street directories.

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Not another business show podcast

Fresh ideas podcast for busy business owners

Great fun and valuable information shared in helpful ways

In June 2015 the forward thinking Tracy Sheen, founder and director of Daunted 2 Done invited us to be part of her panel of industry experts for her new podcast show, 'Not Another Business Show' for entrepreneurs and business owners. Tracy hosts an interesting investigative journalistic format where she interviews a panel of working experts and asks them insightful practical questions about a range of topics to help busy business owners access fresh and relevant ideas and energy.

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Small Business Philanthropy - and it’s not about money

What comes to mind when you hear the word philanthropy?

Perhaps big businesses with big budgets and big personalities like Buffett, Gates, Oprah or just a word that's really hard to spell? But where does small business fit into the conversation about philanthropy, business social responsibility (BSR) and giving back to the community in meaningful ways?
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