Question: Who is the intended audience?
Answer: Advance to Go is ideal for that young person who has all the potential in the world and needs some inspiration, direction or a little push in the right way. Our most common readers also include property investors, real estate agents and the young at heart!
Q: What is the book about?
A: Little bit Aussie battler, little bit sassy entrepreneur – Kirsty’s story is truly honest, thoughtful, credible and inspiring. From the cover of BRW to Women’s Money magazine, Kirsty is being sought for comment on not only property issues but across a range of relevant and contemporary issues. This is more than a story about a young, successful business woman operating a real estate office in Launceston, Tasmania. “Anything is Possible” is a catch phrase that accurately describes this true story showing how a young girl can pull herself and her family out of a situation that almost destroyed them financially and emotionally. From absolutely nothing to owning over $3 million dollars worth of property in under four years, Kirsty’s story shows how it can be achieved.
Q: Why are you the best person to write this book?
A: As a mid-teen my parents went from being my idols: having retired in their 30’s, owning successful businesses and being property investors, to divorce and bankruptcy. Advance to Go shows the first chapter in my life including how I went on from this to own my first two businesses at 15 and my own real estate agency at 21. In addition I’ve been honoured as Australia’s Youngest Ever National Young Business Woman.
Q: How is this book different from other books on this topic?
A: This book is my story – warts and all and there’s no other like it. If you enjoy getting to know the real story behind a business success – grab a copy.
Q: Is there anything else we should know about this book?
A: These are some comments from others who’ve read the book:
Success leaves clues. Kirsty really does prove that if you’re good enough, you’re old enough. For an insight into one of Australia’s top young real estate and business minds I highly recommend you read Advance to Go – Collect $1 Million.
John McGrath, CEO McGrath Estate Agents
Kirsty is a rare individual. She has been there, done that, and now written about it. This book would be great for any young person or start up small businessperson who really is after some great insight from a great entrepreneur.
Managing Director of Major Motivation
Founder of Attitude Inc.
International Entrepreneur of the Year 2004
Kirsty’s success in no accident. Her journey to become one of Australia’s youngest and brightest new business talents is testimony to the theory that the harder you work, the luckier you get.
Co-author 100 Great Businesses and the Minds Behind Them
Editor, Leadership, BRW Magazine
Kirsty Dunphey represents a tiny minority in Australian business; a female entrepreneur who has made her mark in what is still very much ‘a man’s world’. Her story is an inspiration.
James Kirby, Author of the Business Secrets Series – Gerry Harvey, Richard Pratt, Janine Allis
Kirsty gives some great insights into creating business success and her tips on investing in property are invaluable. I can’t wait to hear what Kirsty does next, I know she will continue to amaze and inspire.
Dr Judith Slocombe, 2001 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year
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