Rocket Fuel : The One Essential Combination That Will Get You More of What You Want from Your Business (ebook)

Authors: Gino Wickman and Mark C. Winters Discover the vital relationship that will take your company from “What’s next?” to “We have liftoff!” Visionaries have groundbreaking ideas. Integrators make those ideas a reality. This explosive combination is the key to getting everything you want out of your business. It worked for Disney. It worked for … Read more

Cape York Leaders Program

Written by Willie Prince On Saturday 22nd  July 2017 kuril dhagun helped to host the Cape York Leaders Program (CYLP) and their series  of workshops for their students. Lesley Acres from the SLQ Indigenous Library Services Team  was approached and consulted by  CYLP Staff to hold a day of activities throughout the whole of SLQ. kuril … Read more

At the Brisbane Ekka, 1950-1977 – the Centaur Memorial Fund’s money spinner

Extract from the Brisbane Telegraph, 3 September 1949, in Scrapbook OMEG 19_1, Centaur Fund Records, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

In this Ekka week, Dr Madonna Grehan, 2015 John Oxley Fellow, revisits a relic of Sideshow Alley. Over the years, at Brisbane’s Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association’s Exhibition (RNA, the Ekka) the Centaur Memorial Fund for Nurses operated a Chocolate Wheel, like the one pictured here at the Southport Show in September 1949. In … Read more

Our lifestyle, not our innovation, attracts US investment to Australia

One of the biggest turnoffs for US investment and workers is also the biggest pet peeve for locals – housing affordability. Our research finds lifestyle factors are what makes Australia stand out from other international destinations. We combined 13 in-depth case studies of firms with strong ties between the United States and Australia, a survey of business … Read more

Auckland-based fintech Vend appoints former Yelp director Dave Scheine as APAC Country Manager

Auckland-based point-of-sale (POS) and retail management software fintech Vend has announced the appointment of former Yelp director Dave Scheine as the company’s new country manager for Asia-Pacific. According to Vend, the appointment comes as a part of the company’s strategy to grow its presence regionally, expanding upon its global sales team and forwarding its position … Read more

Five things I’ve learned working with IT in public libraries

I had a conversation with our council’s recently appointed Chief Information Officer.  We shared information and ideas, and found common ground on issues big and small. It was a constructive and positive conversation. He asked about my background, possibly assuming I had grounding in information technology, and he seemed a little surprised when I said … Read more