Your Time Matters was created to address common business challenges in unique and inspiring ways.

We’ve developed a dynamic program of business events, strategic workshops, think tanks and business mentoring for B2B professionals, built on a belief that conversations, connections and strategic planning are essential to success.

Kerryn Powell, Founder of Your Time Matters 

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Hello, I’m Kerryn Powell

I have lived in Melbourne all my life.  I have changed careers several times and have developed strong people and relationship building skills. My  years of experience in education, the travel industry, real estate and event management, have strengthened my ability to 

  •  draw out the problem
  •  share knowledge
  •  find solutions
  •  see connections
  • and create pathways
  • build a trusted network,
  •  encourage conversations
  • and create community.  

I love people and enjoy finding out why they do what they do and I am driven by wanting to help  them find the best pathway to achieve what matters to them.

Over the past eight years,  I have had experience in unearthing opportunities and encouraging  strong relationships between small business owners and within teams inside organisations.   I facilitate professional development for business owners looking to  access knowledge, boost their confidence and learn, grow (personally and professionally) and achieve.  

 Now known as "The Connector" and more recently, "The Conversation and Lead Coach", I thrive on uncovering opportunities for others to  collaborate and connect.

It is my nature, to  establish a safe and welcoming environment, whether I’m hosting a business event, leading an in-depth workshop or delivering a keynote speech.  My motivation is to tap into people’s energy, enthusiasm and expertise, creating a positive vibe in the room. 

Why does it matter? I have recognised that the online world impacts our face to face communication and many people feel “awkward”, lack conversational skills, struggle to make connection, feel isolated & unsupported. When I worked in Home Relocation, helping International Executive families move into Melbourne, it became clear to me that no one achieves anything alone. We all need knowledge, and a supportive network.

I believe that through building supportive networks  we can enrich both our lives, and the lives of others,   both professionally and personally and  ultimately, the impact and relationships we have with others  is a true sign of our success.

Could I help you -
Boost your  confidence,  take conversations from “awkward” to “awesome”,  develop a strategy to help you  find new leads, help you describe your value & improve your interaction with clients or Open lines of communication within your organisation by  building internal relationships with your team?

I look forward to working with you.


Meet Leigh Powell, Business Strategist and Mentor

Hello, 

I am Leigh Powell and I joined Your Time Matters as  a Business Strategist and Mentor in 2016.

Having talked to a lot of small business owners and people in the corporate environment, I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone say, “Tell me what to do.” Most of them know what they want to achieve and they need help exploring the implications and thinking through the details. That’s why I call myself a mentor rather than a coach.

My role is to help you lean into what you know you should do, take responsibility for it, and turn it into a profitable strategy. How do I do this? Well, asking questions is the first step: discovering where you are and where you want to be, learning about your networks, resources, budget, cashflow, constraints, and more…

From my perspective (after thousands of conversations with professionals, small business owners and corporate executives) it’s my privilege to work with people as they share their dreams, their drivers and their demons to find that light bulb moment where they suddenly realise they have the solution.

I invite you to contact me to have a complimentary discussion to see if we are a good fit for each other

We know that time is not a renewable resource and want to help you make every moment matter. Join our growing community and create strong relationships, engage in meaningful conversations, and seek out opportunities  through  YTM business development  opportunities, YTM  "Think Tank" and "Silo Breakers"  or work  with us 1:1 to build a bigger and better business.

 

Since 2013, we have  

  • Held over 70 events for more than 1500 attendees generating 10,000 likeminded conversations for B2B business professionals
  • Had over 70 business insight speakers on topics that make your business the best it can be- Generated real and substantial closed business and confident referrals between members
  • Prompted purposeful and engaging conversations through  our   unique networking structure 
  • Facilitated and hosted events for others to unite groups
  •  Presented the YTM “WHY” Awards for business owners to showcase their business to others 
  • Run 1:1 and group business strategy sessions
  • Expanded our reach and community

 

 

 
 

Community Support

YTM Business Networking  supports  the not-for -profit organisation, Fitted For Work

The old adage of “not what you know” but “who you know”  certainly applies to networking.  Many people are not fortunate to have a network or  know how to tap into a network when seeking employment. This is certainly the case for many of the women at Fitted for Work who often come from other countries, and need help to find work that matches their skills and qualifications.

Your Time Matters helps where possible to open up our network and connect Fitted For Work with opportunities that may help transform the lives of thewomen they assist. 

Leigh Powell is a Mentor for FFW, talk to him about the various ways you can assist them,  as the skill sets and needs of the women seeking employment are varied . (www.fittedforwork.org.)