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Naomi Simson


Naomi Simson is the Founding Director of Australian online tech success story RedBalloon and Redii. She has been blogging for a decade at, is a professional speaker, author of Live What You Love & Ready To Soar, and is one of five “Sharks” on Network TEN’s business reality show Shark Tank. Join Naomi's small business community at which brings curious, like-minded people together.

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Six Gold Nuggets On Great Mentoring

It was a mentoring morning one day, last year…I allow one day once a...
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The Power of Crowds Versus The Power Of Many

The power of crowds has taken hold of us, in recent years. Be it crowdfunding,...

When Was The Last Time You Truly Felt Unstoppable

When was the last time you truly felt unstoppable? That feeling like no other....
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The 11 Golden Rules Of Conversation

I was in a cafe in Argentina with my daughter – and on the...

Who To Hire Into Your Startup Is A Big Decision

I spoke to The Start Society in’s space for a tech startup in Sydney, and...
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The Four Critical Traits Of Highly Successful People

I often look at people and think – “Wow how did they get to...
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The Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting A Business

This is an excerpt from my book Ready to Soar. Perhaps you have…
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How To Turn The To-Do List Into A ‘Success List’

There is a personal element to success – my definition of success…
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Success By Design – Not Accident

Sometimes a little bit of success for a startup business can be…

So You Think You Need An Investor?

As we are on the cusp of shooting Shark Tank Series 3, I thought…