Category Archives for "News"

Jan 09

What I’ve Learned After More Than 30 Years As An Entrepreneur And Why THIS Is the Year for a “R-evolution”

By Karen Corban | Business , News

I’ve actually never worked for anyone else, except for one summer holiday spent working in a fashion store on a Thursday night when I was an 18-year-old uni student.

Apart from that, I’ve always been an entrepreneur.

When I started my current business, Universal Events, 20 years ago, I’d already had two very successful companies in the fashion industry and I clearly remember the passion, energy and excitement with which I started Universal… it was as though the skills in sales, marketing and management that I’d developed running the other businesses and my passion for learning and helping others was coming together in a really exciting way.

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Mar 08

Personal Message from Karen Corban on International Women’s Day: 19 Lessons Learned in Facing and Overcoming Challenges

By Karen Corban | Business , News , Wealth and Investing

Today I have a personal story to share with you written from my heart having just overcome a major challenge in my career. It’s also timely because it’s International Women’s Day and it’s a time for women all over the world to celebrate who they are and their gifts. To the wonderful men out there who support their women, THANK YOU!

Karen Corban
Universal Stars

How it all began…

It was 1992 and I was driving a 4 tonne truck along a country road on the way to Albury. At that time, I operated a very successful clothing business, which involved many hours spent behind the wheel of a truck, as I travelled from one small town to the next.

And as I drove, watching the world go by, I had plenty of time for thinking and contemplation.

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