If I were able to pass on anything I’d learned to the world it would be these 4 points: 1. Life can be fleeting, regret the things you’ve done, not those you didn’t do. Recently I’ve lost friends who were 42 and 33 years old who were amazing people whose lives ended way too quickly. Whether I live to 33 or 133 though, I want to be able to look back on my life on my last day here on this Earth and say that I tried everything I wanted to try. I had a go, I gave it my… Read more.
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Kirsty Dunphey has first and foremost always been entrepreneurial. From her start at an early age working in her parents small businesses or opening her first business at 15 - she's had the bug her whole life. With two businesses and two part time jobs under her belt at the age of 15 to her own real estate agency at 21 Kirsty has been described as "Little bit Aussie Battler, Little bit Sassy Entrepreneur".
In 2002 Kirsty was named as the National Winner of Telstra's Young Business Woman of the Year Award. Winning this prestigious award and in fact being its youngest ever recipient shows the depth of her knowledge, experience and most importantly passion. Through speaking, training, coaching and wide variety of products and materials Kirsty takes that passion, that experience and that drive and injects it into your organization, your career, your life. Kirsty believes that Anything is Possible and has developed presentations, workshops and reading materials to show you how to use simple techniques to change your mindset and change your life.
When both Kirsty's parents went bankrupt - not even this could set her back from achieving her entrepreneurial goals. In fact, this actually gave Kirsty further motivation and accelerated her progression towards financial independence. At age 21 when the banks wouldn't give her funding to open a real estate agency - she would not be deterred growing that agency from a team of just three - all owners of the company operating in a 2 bedroom apartment with no phones or internet site to a team of market leaders of over 50 across the North of Tasmania operating in 6 locations. When Kirsty was purchasing her sixth investment property in her early twenties and her bank wouldn't cooperate - did she stop there? No way, she was creative and found the solution that suited the problem blasting her way to being a self made millionaire at 23, self made multi millionaire by 25 and retired at age 27.
Kirsty's first book, Advance to Go, Collect $1Million, was released in 2005; her second, Retired at 27, If I can do it anyone can, in 2007. Kirsty has fast become a well known name in national business circles. Kirsty has been featured on the Today show, Today Tonight, Cosmopolitan, Ocean Drive and Marie Claire Magazines, the Herald Sun and Age newspapers to name but a few.
Combining her passion for entrepreneurialism, customer service, property investment, building wealth, developing your sales skills, youth potential, business practices, real estate and enhancing public perception and skills of real estate agents Kirsty now delivers around 30 keynote speeches a year and is available as a keynote speaker and trainer on the above topics.
For more information, please visit kirstydunphey.com.
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