One thing many successful business owners tell us is that they wouldn’t be where they are without their mentors.

Let’s face it, everyone needs someone to bounce ideas off! So, when we put together our panel of Surf Coast Success Stories we knew – as your new mentors – we needed to ask them for some career advice.

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Lynne Hayden, Links Property
What is the best piece of career advice you’ve been given?
Every person you meet is a potential door to a new opportunity—personally or professionally.

What’s the best piece of career advice you could give?  Work hard and be nice to people

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Briody Scholes, Earth Bottles
What is the best piece of career advice you’ve been given?
To be true to who you are, be kind and take it one step at a time.

What’s the best piece of career advice you could give?
Ahhhhhhh to be organised and also stay true to who you are. And the above

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Rachel Penny, Balance Studio
What is the best piece of career advice you’ve been given? Take risks, be flexible.

What’s the best piece of career advice you could give? Know your ideal client.

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Julia Green, Greenhouse Interiors
What is the best piece of career advice you’ve been given?
Trust your gut instinct. It never lies.

What’s the best piece of career advice you could give?
Don’t overthink things. Its crippling. Just do it. Be a do-er not a gunna.

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Lauren Webber, Taste The Coast Hampers
What is the best piece of career advice you’ve been given? Do something you love!

What’s the best piece of advice you could give? Do something you love!!!  Follow your passion and working won’t seem like ‘work’

What advice would you give your 21-year-old self? Don’t waste money, have a savings plan, travel, live in another country!

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Patch Thompson, Yoke Yoga
What is the best piece of career advice you’ve been given?
Probably just to believe in yourself. I have definitely had a few knock backs, but if you are truely passionate about something then you will strive to make it work.

What advice would you give your 21-year-old self? 
Oh definitely to not be so critical on yourself! I think as young girl, you are constantly trying to find your way and there is a lot of judgment not only towards yourself but also towards others. I wish I did more yoga back then, to teach myself that you are who you are and thats beautiful.

 

First published @ Like Minds Create