Welcome to SSHED

We Make Small Businesses Bigger

SSHED is all about supporting YOU to grow your business. It consists of the following:

  • SSHEDprogram, an award winning business mentoring program providing advice, mentoring and accountability to help you grow your business and succeed. SSHEDprogram is supporting businesses from retailers in the Blue Mountains to manufacturers in Wollongong. The benefit of the program is it works for all businesses.

  • SSHED facility Loftus, 20 fully furnished offices available to all SSHEDprogram members wishing to relocate their businesses and become part of a dynamic business community. Each office comes complete with office furniture, high speed internet access, phone system, meeting rooms, car parking plus more.

  • SSHED Workshops, SSHED offers non-members Business Reality Workshops and also How to get the most out of your Forecast.  Find out more

Latest News

I am leaving the SSHED

Friday, October 31, 2014
This is my last day at the SSHED After 11 years I have “graduated” the program. I am leaving the management of the SSHED. That doesn’t mean I won’t be back… SSHEDx Alumni. Yes I will be back at the SSHED for half a day a week to continue mentoring. I leave the SSHED very proud of the achievements of the SSHED team. It has been a privilege to have worked with a dedicated and inspirational group of professionals. The SSHED began as a “green field” site. We were ourselves a start-up. This nascent environment demands a certain personali  Read More
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The Eight Hats of Small Business

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Small business owners often talk about wearing many hats… some fit better than others. Often the business finds the owner. At a point in time, after doing “odd jobs” for friends and family, a good widget producer realises that there is enough demand to start a business, leave the full time job and become your own boss. Interest is high and the work fills the hours of the week. Sooner or later there is more work than hours and a decision to employ has to be made. This is the turning point of any micro business. More structure and discipline is needed in your b  Read More
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I'm looking at my business in a completely different way and already I've made significant strategic changes to how I operate on the advice of my mentor and am seeing positive results.  I can't recommend the SSHED program highly enough. I'm thrilled to be a part of the Program and am really looking forward to what we can do together.

Rock-A-Bye Baby