Donna Stone has been a guest speaker at many events over the years. She provides insight on how to avoid theft and fraud in small businesses, getting the money into your pockets, importance of networking and much more.
Donna Stone has been bookkeeping for nearly 30 years and a MYOB Consultant for 17 years, as well as having run a Private Employment Agency for three years. She has worked in top legal and accounting firms, and well as operating her own successful business Stone Consulting for 12 years which now has over a dozen staff. Whilst she does have formal qualifications (Advanced Diploma of Accounting, Cert IV Workplace Trainer & Assessor and Cert IV in Small Business Management, plus she is a Registered BAS Agent); it’s the years and years of real world experience that has made her into an industry expert she is today.
Donna is a prolific writer and has in fact had numerous articles published in various business magazines, including My Business Magazine, Franchise Buyers Magazine and Working Women Magazine as well as writing for a number of associations including Redland Chamber of Commerce Way, Womens Village and Key Business Network. She has been the guest writer as an industry expert for Glenn Walford’s book Maximising Your Franchise. A business associate once said to her “Well about time you decided to share all that info in your head with the rest of us!”
Having helped numerous clients, and with all the above experience, Donna believes she has the experience, skills and knowledge to share - helping other businesses succeed. Stepping Stones to Business Success and Stepping Stones to Business Growth are the first two books in the Stepping Stone series, which aims to help businesses succeed, grown and ultimately excel.