Maxine Horne knows the road to success. She was born in Struggle Street in the United Kingdom, and now lives in Millionaire’s Row in Australia. Along the way, she’s learnt every tip you need to make a success of your own business. Through smart thinking and hard running, Maxine Horne has been instrumental in building telecommunications giant, the ASX-listed Vita Group Ltd, which runs 100 Telstra stores, and a family of offshoots.
Maxine’s story, which she asked author Madonna King to pen for her, shows you how you can take an idea, shape it with hard work and keep ahead of your competitors. From the child with a far-fetched dream to escape her past and become an entrepreneur for the future, to a life of bulging property portfolios and jet-setting holidays, Maxine Horne’s story could help you and your business shine.
About the Author
Madonna King is an award-winning journalist, commentator and author. She has spent 25 years working as a journalist in Brisbane, Sydney, the Canberra press gallery and the United States.
Ian Frazer: The man who saved a million lives is Madonna’s fourth book. Her previous titles include Catalyst, which looks at the media, politics and the law; One-Way Ticket (co-authored with Cindy Wockner), an investigation into the lives of the Bali 9; and A Generous Helping (co-authored with Alison Alexander), which drew on the community to create a best-selling recipe collection to raise money for victims of the 2011 Queensland floods.
Madonna also writes a weekly column for The Courier-Mail, sits on three not-for-profit boards, and travels Australia facilitating and moderating events.