Lively mortician says: ‘know your business’

Some young women wouldn’t be seen dead driving around in a shiny black hearse.

But lively funeral business owner Ellese Templeton is as proud as punch of her wheels, ‘Black Betty’.

* Published in MySmallBusiness, Fairfax Media (click here for the full story and video)


Wild ride: the ‘Steve Jobs of yoghurt’ shares his secrets

When a young man from Turkey bought an old dairy plant in the US seven years ago, he didn’t imagine it would lead to a yoghurt empire on track to hit $US1 billion in annual sales.

In a lightning-quick expansion, Hamdi Ulukaya has taken his Greek yoghurt business Chobani from five employees in a peeling, rundown dairy plant, to a powerhouse with more than 1000 staff.

(See the story and video here)