Are you running a First Nations or Western business? Take this very brief quiz to find out. All you need to do is answer whether each of the statements or questions best resonate with you.
In Australia, First Nations (FN) people have to work and create businesses according to Western values in order to survive and thrive but this tool will help push the discussion on how we can work towards the decolonisation of Indigenous economies,
Personality assessment tools provide insight into your core drivers and business operations. It can give you a better understanding of how to make decisions or find opportunities.
Eastern vs Western vs Indigenous
FN people operate differently from Western people, and it’s important to realise that. Just like there are differences between Eastern vs Western Cultures, understanding why there’s a difference will help you understand why it’s so important that we need to break down the colonial structures to support FN entrepreneurship! Instead of forcing FN owned businesses to operate like every other Australian owned business…
What is the First Nations Entrepreneurship Assessment Tool
The First Nations Entrepreneurship Assessment Tool is a free online tool for assessing how you’re currently operating your business based on FN and Western perspectives. It will help you identify your strengths and hone in on the areas to improve and also provides links and resources to support your journey!
Our new website is almost ready! In the meantime, we’re using a google form to get your thoughts on it. But soon you’ll be able to fill out our survey, and the results will come back to you instantaneously.
Introduction to First Nations Entrepreneurship
“If people can’t acknowledge the wisdom of Indigenous cultures, then that’s their loss.” – Jay Griffiths
The act of innovating has been passed down through generations for millennia. First Nations people have been innovating for thousands of years with inventions like the oldest aquaculture structure in the world that was used to farm fish and eels, thermoplastic resins, and even baking – archaeologists have dated grinding stones in Australia as being more than 30,000 years old.
There are many First Nations people around the world who continue to innovate today despite the challenges they face.
You’re now equipped with what you need to know about the First Nations Entrepreneurship Assessment Tool. So, start thinking about how you can support FN entrepreneurship…
The power of FN entrepreneurship is finally in the spotlight! Join us in this journey towards decolonising colonial systems that are holding FN entrepreneurship back.