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Brian Le Mon

Principal at EQP Optimsation Solutions

Member Since May 2013

Research, VIC, 3095

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A lot of pondering and analysis of my work history brought me to the realisation that, in essence, the key to building and running a sustainable business can be distilled down into 3 main factors: EFFICIENCY, QUALITY and PROFITABILITY. As a result EQP Optimisation Solutions was born.

Contact me directly on 0433 687 545 for a confidential discussion to discuss business mentoring or consulting solutions and how we can EQUIP your business for a profitable and sustainable future.

Brian Le Mon

Asked this question - Business growth

Melbourne SMEers. Anyone interested in Roundtable Breakfast / Meetups. Please Reply "Caffeine please" below

Hi Fellow SMEers, I have been out of the SavvySME space for a while but back now for good.  First...

Outsourcing

A Wake Up call for Australian Manufacturing

Everyone knows that manufacturing in low cost countries has become very popular all over the world, and Australia is not an exception. But what is the reason behind choosing low cost countries versus...

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Importing

Offshoring, Near-shoring, Re-shoring: IP security in Offshore Manufacturing (An Australian Perspective)

In recent years Near-shoring and Re-shoring have become popular buzz words in the manufacturing arena. The concept of returning manufacturing to a local or proximally close vendor has become popular w...

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Ilga Horvat
Ilga Horvat, Operations Manager at Hornet Import and Export Group Pty Ltd

Asked this question - Importing

Is the growing trend of offshore manufacturing good or bad for Australian SMEs?

A survey of SME Association of Australia members shows 17% cite offshore manufacturing as a key...

Importing

Who is really to blame for your offshoring failures?

Offshore manufacturing has become the only option for many Australian industries competing in the global economy. But we often hear the horror stories of ventures into offshoring where it has all go...

Read more
Outsourcing

Is outsourcing really offering you a competitive advantage?

I recently saw a topic post on LinkedIn promoting "Outsourcing as your competitive advantage" which got me questioning the validity of the statement. Before I proceed too far into this article let m...

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Business growth

The Entrepreneurship Bug

Small business is an integral part of the Australian economy. Whether you are a 1 person micro-business or a medium sized enterprise, we all started at the same point. With a concept of an underserved...

Read more

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Brian Le Mon

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Savvys, I am looking at marketing avenues to increase my customer base. AdWords and the like...

Brian Le Mon

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Savvys, I am looking at marketing avenues to increase my customer base. AdWords and the like...

Managing risks

Are you being culturally aware or culturally manipulated?

It is no secret that one of the biggest hurdles to overcome when dealing with a company from a different country is the differences in culture and mannerisms. Everyday actions that may seem fairly ...

Read more
Outsourcing

A Wake Up call for Australian Manufacturing

Everyone knows that manufacturing in low cost countries has become very popular all over the world, and Australia is not an exception. But what is the reason behind choosing low cost countries versus...

Read more
Importing

Offshoring, Near-shoring, Re-shoring: IP security in Offshore Manufacturing (An Australian Perspective)

In recent years Near-shoring and Re-shoring have become popular buzz words in the manufacturing arena. The concept of returning manufacturing to a local or proximally close vendor has become popular w...

Read more
Importing

Who is really to blame for your offshoring failures?

Offshore manufacturing has become the only option for many Australian industries competing in the global economy. But we often hear the horror stories of ventures into offshoring where it has all go...

Read more
Outsourcing

Is outsourcing really offering you a competitive advantage?

I recently saw a topic post on LinkedIn promoting "Outsourcing as your competitive advantage" which got me questioning the validity of the statement. Before I proceed too far into this article let m...

Read more
Business growth

The Entrepreneurship Bug

Small business is an integral part of the Australian economy. Whether you are a 1 person micro-business or a medium sized enterprise, we all started at the same point. With a concept of an underserved...

Read more
Managing risks

Are you being culturally aware or culturally manipulated?

It is no secret that one of the biggest hurdles to overcome when dealing with a company from a different country is the differences in culture and mannerisms. Everyday actions that may seem fairly ...

Read more
Business growth

Gone baby gone!

In many of my meetings with Clients and Consultants, the question of a future dated manufacturing resurgence / renaissance often arises. We are currently experiencing the fallout from a high dolla...

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Startup

Small Business and Startups in economic uncertainty (part 2)

  The challenge of small business and start-ups in the current economic environment is definitely a multifaceted issue. I would not claim to be a guru in this arena, but I can offer advice from my...

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Startup

Small Business and Startups in economic uncertainty (part 1)

Getting started in business is never an easy road. This is even more apparent in the current economic environment compounded with the need to be globally competitive in order to stack up against for...

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Importing

Information Overload

Transferring manufacture to an offshore company is an interesting venture to say the least. Often when company representative are visiting the factory for the first time, it is the first time they hav...

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Brian Le Mon

Asked this question - Business growth

Melbourne SMEers. Anyone interested in Roundtable Breakfast / Meetups. Please Reply "Caffeine please" below

Hi Fellow SMEers, I have been out of the SavvySME space for a while but back now for good.  First...

Brian Le Mon answered a question

Ilga Horvat
Ilga Horvat, Operations Manager at Hornet Import and Export Group Pty Ltd

Asked this question - Importing

Is the growing trend of offshore manufacturing good or bad for Australian SMEs?

A survey of SME Association of Australia members shows 17% cite offshore manufacturing as a key...

Brian Le Mon answered a question

Brian Le Mon

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Savvys, I am looking at marketing avenues to increase my customer base. AdWords and the like...

Brian Le Mon

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Savvys, I am looking at marketing avenues to increase my customer base. AdWords and the like...

Brian Le Mon answered a question

John Belchamber
John Belchamber, Owner & Senior Consultant at Invoke Results

Asked this question - Business coaching

Where have all the perts gone?

As a small business owner I'm constantly bombarded by people wanting to help me grow...

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Wendy Huang
Wendy Huang, Full Time Blogger and YouTuber at A Custom Blog in 4 Minutes

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What are some ways you can combat the rising cost of doing business in Australia?

Australia is now one of the most expensive developed countries to live in globally after looking at...

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