November 23, 2016

Startup Smart: Interview With CEO Taryn Williams

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How the Iconic, General Assembly and theright.fit got people to care about their startups. Making people care is hard. Making them care about your business is even harder.

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November 23, 2016

Future Proofing: Average is not Enough in this creative industry

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Words by // Kate E
 Planning for your future isn’t necessarily knowing where your end goal is, it’s about taking a moment to future proof yourself on the way.  Kate E from Kontented Films shares her insight into her future proofing concept.
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What is future proofing yourself? It should be the singular focus of the entire creative industry. Long gone are the days of turning up to a job or project and hoping for the best. You need to be relevant, proactive and thinking ahead. What can give you an edge, what will make your day, your project or your campaign better – more beautiful – more creative – more successful and more efficient? These aren’t short cuts, you need to genuinely future gaze and push the boundaries of what is possible. That’s when good work becomes GREAT WORK!

What are the key steps involved? The key steps are being planned. If you’re planned and well organised you are less rushed and have more time to BLUE SKY think. This is that 10% of thinking that isn’t all about the doing or the pragmatic to do list, its the small amount of time when you’re bored that you can truly be creative and THINK. So if you’re organised you’ll have that 10% blue sky time which means you’ll have the chance to actually think. (P.S – being on social media doesn’t count as bored by the way).

Why do people need to start thinking about agility and speed? Give us a scenario!  All reports are leading to consumers I.e. Humans having less and less time. This is means that to stand out you’ve got to do it quick! You know yourself how hard it is to stay on top of all the coms and the speed at which you need to ‘keep up’ in life. So remember that while you’re struggling to keep up, so are the people you want to work with / for. So be brief, courteous and to the point. Ask for what you actually want and have a point of view. Don’t waste time!

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November 4, 2016

theright.fit | Women of the Vest: The women leading the future in Australian Tech

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Women make up an average of 30% of the tech industry, and in Australia it’s only 28%. However, the numbers seem a little irrelevant when we look at our startup chart. According to our data, these women are fronting some of the most popular startups on Vest, proving trending is more than fashionable – it’s forward-thinking at its finest. So let’s raise a glass to the women raising the percentile. Our theright.fit Founder & CEO makes the Top 10!!

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October 18, 2016

theright.fit | Style Icons: Meet the ‘Uber for Talent’

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A new Aussie startup is shaking up the modeling and talent industry with a bold new vision, and there’s an ideal niche for hairdressers as well, writes Tam Allenby. theright.fit can be described as a digital marketplace that connects models and other talent (i.e. actors, photographers, make-up artists and, most significantly, stylists) directly with clients, forgoing the need for a traditional bricks-and-mortar agency…

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October 17, 2016

Styelle Bikinis: Meet the ethical Australian Swimwear Label

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Styelle Bikinis is a fresh and fabulous Australian swimwear label dedicated to ending child slavery one bikini at a time. After a successful collaboration with our stunning talent Lauren Vickers and Lyndl K, we catch up with Styelle owner Charys as she shares the importance of ethical fashion and how others can get involved.

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October 5, 2016

Virtual Reality: Small Business + Big Thinking feat. Lauren Thomas

Our friends at NBN and Versus Media enlisted the expertise of theright.fit Actor Lauren Thomas for their latest “Small Business, Big Thinking: A Virtual Reality Check” TVC campaign. We’re impressed with the technology soon to be available – fashion, real estate + more! Join the VR revolution with NBN Business… See where virtual reality will meet you by 2020:

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September 5, 2016

theright.fit | The Entrepreneur Way: The Podcast Show with Successful Entrepreneurs

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If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room! theright.fit Founder & CEO Taryn Williams sits down with The Entrepreneur Way to talk all things business…

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August 31, 2016

theright.fit | Collective Hub: Wrap Up: Kick. Start. Smart. Brisbane

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In response to the high demand from readers and the incredible Collective Hub community, Kick. Start. Smart. made its Queensland debut last week. Joining Lisa Messenger, leading athleisure wear entrepreneur, Lorna Jane, our theright.fit young over-achiever CEO & Founder Taryn Williams focused on the trials and tribulations of hiring and funding.

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August 28, 2016

theright.fit | Mumbrella: Agencies & Talent Need to Find a Better Connection Point, Fast

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The arts and media industries are predicted to grow 9% by 2018, that’s a lot of talent. So how do agencies get better at attracting the best possible candidates? By securing a better vetter, says Taryn Williams.

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August 15, 2016

theright.fit | Business Start Ups: Collective Hub

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WHY IT’S OK TO START A SECOND START-UP (WHILE YOU’RE STILL ON YOUR FIRST)

theright.fit sits down with Collective Hub to chat all things business start ups. Less is more? Not always, says double start-up founder Taryn Williams…

>> Read the full article here.

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