An engaging and interactive presenter to support your community?

Hello, I’m Nicole Smith, a Fractional COO with a passion for clever systems and sustainable business operations design..

Nicole Smith is an operational innovator with over 20 years of experience in optimising processes and systems for organisations around the globe. As the founder and director of The Artisans Business Solutions, Nicole has mastered the art of blending traditional operational methods with the utilisation of technology. Her experience with leading multinational corporations like AXA, Rothschild & Co, and Macquarie Group in both London and Australia along with her tactile experience in Australian small business, has provided her with the deep insights necessary to lead significant operational transformations.

Nicole’s strategy centers on developing human-centered systems that harmonise seamlessly with each company’s distinct cultural dynamics, ensuring not only effectiveness but also sustainability. Her work involves the adept integration of readily accessible technologies such as SAAS and AWS to enhance operational efficiency and coherence.

As a speaker, Nicole offers clear, actionable insights into complex operational issues. Her sessions are meticulously designed to equip business leaders with the tools and strategies needed to strengthen their operations through their teams and tech, for improved productivity and alignment.

Invite Nicole Smith to your next event for an insightful dive into strategic operational excellence, where she promises to equip your audience with innovative, practical tailored solutions.

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“If you know Nicole, you know she’s sunshine in human form.”

“Nicole brought this energy to our panel event, AND she paired it with an incredibly articulate, passionate and thoughtful conversation with our community and fellow panelists. She was fully present in the conversation, so joyful to have in the room and jam-packed full of knowledge and wisdom – I highly recommend Nicole as someone who elevates a panel conversation.”

The Girls Gotta Work Business Event 2023

What I Talk About.

Here are some of the topics I cover:

  • Strengthening Business Foundations
  • Structure Creates Freedom
  • Shaping sustainable work practices
  • The Missing Piece To Connecting Your Team
  • Designing standout processes
  • Scaling your business
  • Discovering your systems

Insightful and engaging, Nicole’s informative, interactive presentations have been WOWing audiences in-person and at virtual events.

Nicole is the founder of The Artisans Business Solutions and host of the Take Control With Nicole Podcast.

Listen To Take Control With Nicole

“Nicole was an incredible guest expert for The Seasoned Business Owners”

Nicole provided something helpful to each person no matter where their strengths were. Systems are one of those areas we can always improve on and Nicole delivered the knowledge and content in such a way that we can make it work for us and approach it in a fluid yet structured way.”

Shannon Stone | Seasons Business Owners Mastermind 2023

Nicole has that energy you are drawn to…

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Nicole’s Podcast Guest Appearances

You May Have Seen Me:

Keynote and Panels

OneRoof, Pin Payments + City of Melbourne Small Business Summit

OneRoof Masterclass | How To Automate Your Business To Allow For Scale

The Girls Gotta Work Business Event | March 2023

Waterman Business Centre | Online Webinar Series
She Mentor | Multiple Online Events
GigSuper | DoAthon February and August 2021
GigSuper | Productivity Pro Series
Guest expert | Online panels and discussions

Mastermind & Membership Masterclasses

Guest Presenter for these fabulous One Roof Masterclasses
MasterMind Programs
The Founders Team
KickAss Collective
She Mentors
Clare Wood
Sarah Cross
Suz Chadwick Brand Builders Academy


Host | Take Control With Nicole

Guest Podcasts
Suz Chadwick | Brand Builders Lab
Sarah Cross | Products To Profits
She Mentors
and more...

Nicole’s Speaker Bio and Images

Nicole’s Speakers Bio

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of all communities who also work and live on this land.