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Kerrie Richards Founding father of Merino Nation has been manufacturing and advertising merino merchandise for greater than 1 / 4 of a century. On this first episode of Handpicked podcast, Kerrie (who considers herself a small enterprise proprietor and producer) bravely asks the questions that almost all enterprise homeowners need to know. Who is true to steer the subsequent part of development for the enterprise that she and her husband have constructed? They’re keen about Australian manufacturing, but face the expansion challenges as discovering expert workforce members more and more tough. After practically three a long time this may be exhausting for any proprietor.
Kerrie nevertheless is stuffed with enthusiasm for the longer term, however she has selections to make. I’ve recognized Kerrie for about 5 years and sometimes she has referred to as me to ask questions on her enterprise. She agreed to be the primary visitor on season one in all my Handpicked podcast.
I requested if she can be ready to ask the form of questions that she requested me on the telephone publicly. And he or she kindly agreed.
There may be a lot to be realized from different enterprise folks’s questions. The lifetime of a small enterprise proprietor is never set and neglect. It’s typically stuffed with twists and turns. And having a trusted advisor will be extremely precious.
Kerrie and her husband manufacture clothes utilizing Australian merino textiles in Queensland and while the enterprise is booming – with a renewed deal with ‘purchase Australia’, Australian manufacturing, and help for the areas, this represents challenges too.
Kerrie has nice authorities contracts in place in addition to 1000’s of loyal clients. But in the previous couple of years rising ‘pains’ have meant that her and her husband Mal proceed to work very lengthy hours. Discovering machinists and different textile and manufacturing workforce members is a problem.
Her questions are conversational and canopy a large spectrum together with.
- “Is she the fitting individual to take the enterprise on the subsequent wave of development?”
- “What are the figuring out elements you search for when investing in a enterprise?”
- “The place do you see development coming from for manufacturing in Australia?“
- “With actual abilities scarcity & trade coaching not retaining tempo, how do small companies tackle the instant coaching value of low productiveness & excessive wages?”
- “What’s one of the simplest ways to evaluate office tradition & worker engagement, and the way do you enhance it?”
It is a great Australian enterprise story with loads of laughs, while asking the powerful enterprise questions.
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S1 E1 Handpicked Podcast – Merino Nation 24 Could 2021
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