At the peak of her career, Tory Archbold was a bona fide PR powerhouse.
Starting her public relations agency Torstar at age 24, Tory went from writing press releases on a hand-me-down computer with no money or media contacts, to working with some of the world's biggest brands.
She won her first contract with David Jones to launch Megan Gale as the face of the department store, and from there she became responsible for launching Zara in Australia, turning Seafolly into a global brand, and bringing Drew Barrymore's beauty label, Flower Beauty, to our shores.
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These days, Tory has left PR behind and is now the CEO and founder of Powerful Steps, where she aims to help other women achieve success through her online masterclasses. She also hosts the podcast Powerful Stories, where she interviews other female entrepreneurs.
We sat down with Tory to hear about the five important lessons she's learnt from her career.