Farewell to an Icon

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This week in South Australia we say goodbye to General Motors Holden and one of the largest industries in the State and a significant part of our history. Personally, I have fond memories of Holdens and as I have told you before, it was one of my first jobs when I graduated from university as […]

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Once Upon a Time

Once upon a time …   How many stories over the years have started with those immortal words ‘Once Upon a Time…’ and yet do we ever take ourselves back to that time when perhaps we had a business idea, wondered if it would ever be a success, doubted our ability to even make it […]

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Great events coming up

Dear Members and Supporters Being on the SBC committee is an interesting, varied and satisfying position.  There are two great events coming up (details below), plus the AGM, details for which will be available soon, which they have been involved in organising.  If you would like to participate in the running of the Association, please […]

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Life Life Balance

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Life Life Balance? Dear Members and Supporters Over the past few weeks we have highlighted some of the great things our female business leaders are doing. Here is another. We all hear the term ‘work life balance’, but perhaps we should simply call it ‘life life balance’ because in an age of technology and instant […]

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Pay It Forward

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Dear Members and Supporters This week’s editorial follows the “Pay it Forward” theme and asks you to consider how making a small difference or even small gesture of assistance can have a big impact.   If you have never seen the movie Pay it Forward (2000), please do so. The premise of the film is […]

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Coaching for RUOK

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Coaching for RUOK Well today is RUOK day and instead of the normal editorial, I thought it was an important time to reflect on our wellbeing and mental health, not just in the workplace, but in our families, schools and with our friends. So for those not wanting to read on, that’s okay, but I […]

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About Diversity

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About Diversity With a team of over 30 people Rowlands Metalworks regularly turns ideas into reality for its customers with their own in-house industrial designers creating products using 3D design platforms. ‘Our highly skilled tradespeople have many years experience fabricating product using stainless steel, aluminium, galvanised, zinc anneal and mild steel products,’ said the company’s […]

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Congratulations Patritti’s

You may have seen an advertisement on television recently that mentions that business confidence in South Australia is currently at minus 46%. However, looking at the businesses that are currently members of SBC, perhaps you would say that this does not apply to businesses across Southern Adelaide. Take, for instance long-time supporter, sponsor and member […]

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SBC members are shining within their fields

SBC members are shining within their fields.  Congratulations to Paul Williams of Comace, who was recently awarded the Certified Construction Professional (CCP) Award, which was presented at Master Builders Association Building Excellence Awards Night on 11 August 2017. Congratulations also to John Azzolini of Azzo (who we are visiting in October). Azzo is a finalist in the Impact […]

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Elders Insurance Adelaide Hills and Glenelg – treat people well, put great systems in place and network in the right community

This week we talked to one of our sponsors, Ross Christian of Elders Insurance Adelaide and Hills and Glenelg. We can all see how many advertisements there are on television at the moment to know that insurance is a competitive industry – everything from funeral, life, injury, illness, assets and so the list goes on. ‘Today’s competitive […]

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