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April Note from CEO Sharon Williams

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Only 8 weeks to go until financial year end and I’m sure like me, you’re evaluating the year, progress, performance (my own) and striving to over-reach those targets – even if your fiscal year falls differently. After 23 yrs in business, I find ongoing evaluation is key to building performance of my company, people and… Read more »

May 1, 2019

Taurus shout out – Idea Spies

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Idea Spies are observant people who care about the world and make it better by sharing clever ideas happening around them. There are now about 2.000 clever ideas, happening now, posted on IdeaSpies. You can easily search the ideas by category and word, share and rate them. The platform shows the most popular as well… Read more »

Team building Cocktails – Blu Bar on 36

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One of our most successful team events has been cocktail making at Blu Bar on 36, the top level of the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney. The Taurus Team treated ourselves to an afternoon of entertainment and delectable items working across and behind the bar to create some tasty treats. Not to mention the view! We… Read more »

February 7, 2019

Bar of the month! Maybe Sammy

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Maybe Sammy Bar, welcome to town the Taurus team are already fans!   The rebirth of cool, the era where fashion and fun prevailed, the roaring fifties are back and just around the corner!   Maybe Sammy is a fifties inspired bar located in The Rocks, check them out here https://maybesammy.com

New year, new you, personal brand strategy

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Be yourself with purpose and get where you want to go to with a tailored TaurusProfile™ personal branding plan. Our new year new you 2019 February package will ensure you get off to a fresh start. Be decisive and take positive steps to get where you want to be in 6 months, whether that’s a… Read more »

Taurus Welcomes New Accounting & Finance Performance Client, The Outperformer

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The Outperformer is an Australian award-winning business providing accounting and finance professionals with the tools to enhance their career. With an online platform, one on one career support and group and in-house programs The Outperformer believe in the power of innovation, collaboration and career development – offering solutions across career management, executive coaching, business partnership,… Read more »

Taurus Welcomes New Healthcare Client, Microba 

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  More and more research is going into understanding the human gut and your microbiome – the community of organisms living in your body.  New Taurus client Aussie based Microba is the only microbiome research company in the world capable of providing people with a detailed and highly individualised portrait of a gut microbiome! The… Read more »

Taurus Welcomes New Graphic Solution Client, Avery Dennison

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A pleasure to announce we are working with Avery Dennison, a leader in the manufacturing space who distribute display graphics, labelling and packaging materials globally. With products that provide a crucial thread in global commerce across an array of markets such as consumer packaged goods, apparel, transportation, architecture and healthcare. The company boasts 30 000… Read more »

December 4, 2018

Melbourne Cup 2018

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The Taurus Team celebrated Melbourne Cup in Style this year around the corner from Merivale’s Ivy complex at popular restaurant, China Lane. The nine-course banquet and Rose tasting went down a treat with the succulent pork belly being a crowd favourite. The Team received prizes for best dressed, best hat and had a trifecta winner amongst us!

November 15, 2018

Note from CEO Sharon Williams 

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October saw us deep in awards and achievements from every quarter, from our own PRIA Golden Target award application for our work with New Direction Care aged care innovation to the Australia Day Corporate Club celebration with basketball hero Andrew Bogut and the inspiring international Advance of the year awards at Town Hall. We took… Read more »

November 10, 2018

Advance Awards 

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Advance is the largest global community of high achieving Australians. Each year they host the Global Australian of the Year Awards. The event celebrates international Australian’s who exhibit remarkable talent, exceptional vision and ambition.  We mixed with our favourite, Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon Brookes and captains of industry including Carla Zampatti at Sydney Town Hall.… Read more »

November 6, 2018

Sharon Williams speaks on personal branding at the UTS Insearch Leadership Program!   

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On October 4th 2018, Sharon Williams was part of the UTS Insearch 2018 Leadership Program, speaking to international students on the importance of personal branding.  The program included a series of educational, fun and interactive workshops that essentially helped provide international students with insights and develop a set of skills that can be applied in their education and career… Read more »

November 4, 2018

Restaurant of the month – Saké Restaurant & Bar  

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We’ve selected Sake as our new restaurant of the month! Our Restaurant of the month is Saké Restaurant & Bar in Sydney’s Double Bay. The Japanese restaurant has a modern twist with vibrant and rustic-chic dining and an inventive way of serving sushi and sashimi. Oh, and their cocktails are fabulous! The Taurus team would… Read more »

September 26, 2018

The Tour De Cure 2018 Spring Lunch

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The Tour De Cure 2018 Spring Lunch was such fun, thank you fashion brand Allegra Lombardi for the special invite! The lunch is held annually, raising money to support Doctors and scientists who’ve dedicated their lives to uncovering a cure for cancer, in particular, this year, brain and ovarian cancers. ‘The Races’ theme brought great… Read more »

September 18, 2018

Taurus Welcomes BéZIER!  

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We are proud to introduce a partnership with talented new Sydney videographers and co-founders of BéZIER, Sebastien Phillips and Juris Malasenoks. Sebastien and Juris kickstarted the year with the launch of their company BéZIER. Having the ability to learn and implement quality industry standards paired with their passion for filming, animating, editing and creating. They… Read more »

September 15, 2018

Hubert Restaurant of the Month

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We are loving this speakeasy bar and the colours of Hubert it transports us back to Chicago! Basement 15, Bligh Street, Sydney 02 9232 0881 www.restauranthubert.com    

September 11, 2018

Walk Against Youth Violence

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Next Sunday, September 23rd come and join us on the beautiful scenic 10km walk to raise funds for victims of youth crime. Coffee van at the start to send you on your way and a Free BBQ at the finish line to keep you going for the rest of the day! Limber up and get ready to… Read more »

September 5, 2018

Looking for a corporate gift? 

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Be it for Melbourne Cup, Christmas or just a friendly client gift, Cocktail Archive Co is a fun emerging trendsetting gift your clients will love you for! Specialising in the corporate world Cocktail Archive Co. is an online bottled cocktail shop, offering premium and handcrafted cocktails for your home, office or event.      Sharon and the… Read more »

September 3, 2018

New Taurus Website has launched!

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We are very proud to announce that our website has been given a Facelift! For the third time in 23 years of business, it was a long-awaited occasion. It has been a year in the making with much thought going into the sitemap, design, hosting and choice of developers. We hope you enjoy our new… Read more »

Welcome Paula and the Academy of Entrepreneurs!

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Taurus is thrilled to welcome Paula Mills and The Academy of Entrepreneurs on a new PR adventure!  Building a bridge between education and the start-up world, The Academy is the first incubator nationally accredited as a college based in Sydney, offering Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas of Business and Entrepreneurship. The college offers mentoring and coaching programs to… Read more »

August 30, 2018

Taurus Supplier – Core Decor

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We can’t thank Rebecca from Core Décor enough! The grazing table she put together for us – it was incr-edible! Core Décor created the centrepiece for the evening with a 2m grazing board filled with everything you could ever imagine a cheese plate could hold! Along with creating a fun wonderland of food the team… Read more »

August 29, 2018

Taurus Supplier – Floating Designs

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Jess and Alex from Floating Designs created an awesome wow factor on the evening of our party. They transformed our lobby and stunning terrace into a funky creative space for us to hold our party. They did a balloon art across one wall and wrapped it around our huge 30 kilo cake! It made a… Read more »

Taurus Celebrates 23 years!

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To celebrate our birthday and office relocation into our Cogravity space on August 1st we decided to throw a party to say hi to our new neighbours. We entertained over 100 with less than 10 days notice and welcomed a mixture of Taurus past clients, current clients, friends and many of our new CoGravity neighbours.… Read more »

August 21, 2018

It’s our birthday!

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Tuesday 21st August marks Taurus 23rd birthday and also our third week in our beautiful new office space! To celebrate we went all out to celebrate with Taurus Balloons and personalised Cupcakes for our neighbours and Veuve Cliquot Champagne and Palings Flowers for the team!  

August 11, 2018

Taurus and Lauren Hannaford continue the FHIT journey – and yes, Sharon’s trying it out!  

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Taurus is excited to welcome back client and friend, Lauren Hannaford!  Lauren is the founder and creator of the new revolutionary online training program FHIT by Lauren Hannaford. As the name suggests Functional High-Intensity Training, the program features Lauren’s unique style of physical workouts with a focus on strength and conditioning. Lauren is a former… Read more »

July 24, 2018

Our New Office

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Taurus has kickstarted the new fiscal year with a relocation from our George Street premises just 400 metres down the road to Level 13, 50 Carrington Street.  We are right opposite Wynyard station, sitting above Wynyard Park. Our new location in one of Sydney’s primary business precincts is within minutes of Barangaroo and Martin Place and n the heart of… Read more »

July 22, 2018

Taurus welcomes Solo & Smart

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Taurus is delighted to be working alongside Patrick Harrison and his unique and automated money management App, Solo & Smart. With a passion for self-employment, Patrick works with individuals and businesses to empower success and simplify the process of working with subcontractors. The App is designed specifically to help self-employed and sole entrepreneurs to organise,… Read more »

July 20, 2018

Client Announcement – DLG

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Taurus Welcomes Digital Lifecycle Group. We are delighted to announce the return of long-standing client and friend Ian Woollett at CDRU  to launch of his new company Digital Lifecycle Group. DLG has been formed to meet growth objectives to evolve its leadership position as a complete digital lifecycle service provider, delivering strategy, sourcing to execution, servicing the… Read more »

July 19, 2018

AI & The IoT Event

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One of the many events we attended last month was with our close friends at The Australian British Chamber of Commerce – a lunch around the topic The Fourth Industrial Revolution – AI and IoT. The speakers touched on the rise of Artificial Intelligence and it was entertaining, thought-provoking with a lot of laughs. The good… Read more »

July 5, 2018

Taurus supplier of the month, BéZIER!   

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Taurus is proud to introduce talented new Sydney videographers and co-founders of BéZIER, Sebastien Phillips and Juris Malasenoks.  Sebastien and Juris kickstarted the year and their passion for filming, animating, editing and creating with the launch of their company BéZIER. Operating to quality industry standards they have expertise in Film, 2D & 3D animation to create engaging content. “We started… Read more »

July 3, 2018

Taurus Restaurant of the Month – Pendolino

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Taurus restaurant pick of the month goes to Pendolino located in the Strand Arcade in Sydney this restaurant hosts the title of our favourite Italian! We can’t decide our favourites here – as they’re all so delicious! Shop 100 Level 2 The Strand Arcade. 412-414 George Street Sydney NSW 2000 (02) 9231 6117

June 27, 2018

Restaurant of the Month Machiavelli

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One of our favourite business lunch destinations, Machiavelli boasts a delicious Italian menu and has stood for 30 strong years. The room is filled with power portraits and filled by corporates and politicians. 02 9299 3748 123 Clarence St Sydney NSW, 2000 reservations@machiavelli.com.au

June 23, 2018

Client Announcement CorProfit

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Taurus welcomes back our long-term client CorProfit, a world leader in risk management. They provide solutions via strategic consultancy, methodology and technology to global organisations in the public and private sector. Taurus will be assisting CorProfit fine-tune their marketing strategy. http://www.corprofit.com

June 8, 2018

The White Knight Foundation Gala Dinner

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Taurus first met Liam Knight at the Australian of the Year Awards back in 2016 and have since fallen in love with Liam and his family and have developed a strong passion to support them and the Foundation. The foundation raises money for victims of alcohol-fueled youth violence to help support recovery and fund medical… Read more »

June 7, 2018

Taurus hosts a successful event launching the LASHD App

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On Wednesday 20th June, Taurus together with the Lashd team launched Australia’s latest on-demand beauty service App, Lashd. The Taurus team planned and managed the event which took place at The Dockside Group’s L’Aqua venue and was hosted by Australian entrepreneur, author and The Collective Hub’s very own Lisa Messenger. We had a total of… Read more »

April 27, 2018

Taurus helps educate entrepreneurs nationwide!

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The inaugural Australian Small Business Champions Conference was held at The Star, Sydney over a two-day speaker driven, action-packed weekend in April, Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 2018 with Taurus as a key event partner and Taurus CEO Sharon Williams as one of four keynote speakers. The two-day conference, hosted by Precedent Productions, featured sessions… Read more »

April 17, 2018

Client Announcement – Integricare

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We work with a wide range of clients and our team is excited to be working with not-for-profit child-care and education services provider, Integricare. Founded in 1882, Integricare is a Christian based charitable organisation assisting families, children and the disadvantaged. We are looking forward to implementing an integrated five-month Public Relations and Marketing strategy in… Read more »

April 3, 2018

A note from CEO Sharon Williams

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I trust you enjoyed a restful and peaceful Easter and Anzac day with loved ones. I certainly did, a chance to reflect on how lucky we are to live as we go through the sacrifice of so many. Back to work our April was busy and we’ve focused on all things education with clients including child… Read more »

March 26, 2018

Client Announcement – NewDirection Care

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A huge congratulations to our newest client NewDirection Care in announcing their revolutionary microtownTM community for Australian seniors with complex care needs including those with younger onset dementia. Set to change the Australian Aged Care framework, founder Natasha Chadwick has over 20 years experience in striving to improve the quality of life for those living in aged… Read more »

March 20, 2018

Taurus Welcomes New Employee John Wanna

John Wanna joins the Taurus Marketing team as an Account Manager to bolster the health and wellness portfolio. With a strong focus on health and wellness clients, his experience in PR and social media will assist in crafting and executing strong campaigns. During his career, John has worked on delivering solid media campaigns, built strong… Read more »

March 17, 2018

Neer Korn Speaking at Aus HealthCare Week

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Taurus Client Neer Korn, Founder & Director of The Korn Group, which provides insights and learnings about Australian Society, and has signed with our unique TaurusSpeaker service and PR. Neer’s been researching and reporting on Australian attitudes and trends for 20 years, publishing over 120 large scale studies similar on all aspects of Australian culture. He’s also an expert advisor to some of… Read more »

March 15, 2018

CEO, Sharon Williams – Keynote

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CEO Sharon Williams will be attending The Australian Business Champion Conference as a keynote speaker this April 21 – 22, 2018 at The Star Sydney. Presenting on personal branding, Sharon will provide audiences with her own personal entrepreneurial journey, the pathway to becoming the captain of your brand, guidance on your digital resume and the power of social media.… Read more »

March 7, 2018

A note from CEO Sharon Williams

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It’s been a productive end of quarter month at Taurus HQ with onboarding four new clients, new staff hires and a strong focus on our work in the health sector. We are delighted to welcome Health and Wellness Account Manager, John Wanna to the team enabling us to bolster our Health division offering.  A warm welcome… Read more »

February 7, 2018

New client announcement – ASUS

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This month, we welcome back long-standing client ASUS. The company was established in 1989 and is today one of the world’s leading brands in technology as well as a top-three consumer notebook vendor. Two years in a row, 2015 and 2016, Fortune magazine acknowledged ASUS as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. The company has… Read more »

February 6, 2018

A note from Sharon

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February has seen lots of high profile events at Taurus – some of those included in our newsletter today. It’s a big reminder to me that after some 20 years in business, the power of face to face interaction and experiential marketing is as strong and successful a marketing tool as ever. As a B2B… Read more »

January 25, 2018

Welcoming Mark Fenton-Jones

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We are delighted to welcome Mark Fenton-Jones, ex AFR journalist and content expert to our Taurus content team. If you need anything written, content generation, case studies, releases, thought leadership articles, Mark brings a wealth of experience to the team. Oh and he is a Taurean! By way of reminder, our cost-effective, fast content creation… Read more »

January 24, 2018

Doughlish edible cookie dough

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In line with our commitment to support young entrepreneurs, brothers Adam and Saul Caspary joined our client list in October to launch their new edible cookie dough company. Having seen the light in the US, the boys have bought scoops of fun and edible cookie dough to Sydney. Doughlish is available from 30th January 2018 in… Read more »

January 23, 2018

Client Announcement – Sentral Education

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A big welcome to Sentral, Australia’s rising EduTech provider who joined us in October working for the first time with a PR firm. We are delighted to be chosen by Yusuf and his team at Sentral to help increase brand awareness in conjunction with the launch of their latest product – Class Builder. Taurus has… Read more »

January 10, 2018

Expanding the team by two new champions

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Charlotte Riddle has worked with us casually for many years while pursuing an acting career and has committed to a full-time position in sales and PR. Charlotte is excited about developing her skills in marketing and social media and one day hopes to start her own business. She has a background in performing arts (she went… Read more »

January 6, 2018

Taurus Christmas Party

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Our Christmas Party was a success in our beautiful offices in George Street and we were especially excited to watch the unveiling of George Street Mall with giant green wreaths lit up and all playing Christmas songs.