Behind the scenes with River City Labs’ second muru-D accelerator cohort

“Like cheese in a mousetrap, the temptation of six months intensive mentoring, $60,000 funding, and introductions to top local and international investors proved too hard to resist for the teams who were announced last week as the second muru-D Brisbane accelerator cohort at River City Labs. Twelve teams took part in the September bootcamp weekend, run … Read more

Rona Joyner and the Society to Outlaw Pornography

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The founder of STOP (the Society to Outlaw Pornography) and CARE (the Committee Against Regressive Education), Rona Joyner was either a crackpot or a defender of society’s morals, depending on your point of view. Queensland teachers who were around in the 1970s still wince at the mention of her name.  With the support of the Premier, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, … Read more

The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook : Pressure Test, Plan, Launch and Scale Your Social Enterprise (ebook)

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Authors: Ian C. MacMillan, James Thompson In this book, Wharton professor Ian C. MacMillan and Dr. James Thompson, director of the Wharton Social Entrepreneurship Program, offer a proven, tough-love approach to launching a successful social enterprise. Because they believe in taking their own medicine, MacMillan and Thompson used their own systematic framework to publish this … Read more

How to be a Productivity Ninja : Worry Less, Achieve More and Love What You Do (ebook)

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Author: Graham Allcott In the age of information overload, traditional time management techniques simply don’t cut it when it comes to overflowing inboxes, ever-expanding to-do lists and endless, pointless meetings. Thankfully there is a better way: The Way of the Productivity Ninja. Using techniques including Ruthlessness, Mindfulness, Zen-like Calm and Stealth & Camouflage you will … Read more

#AskGaryVee : one entrepreneur’s take on leadership, social media, & self-awareness (book)

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Author: Gary Vaynerchuk The New York Times bestselling author draws from his popular show #AskGaryVee to offer surprising, often outrageous, and imminently useful and honest answers to everything you’ve ever wanted to know, and more, about navigating the new world. Gary Vaynerchuk — the inspiring and unconventional entrepreneur who introduced us to the concept of … Read more