The Insightful Leader : Find Your Leadership Superpowers, Crush Limiting Beliefs, and Abolish Self-Sabotaging Behaviors (ebook)

Author: Carlann Fergusson Traditional leadership coaching asks leaders to substitute ineffective behaviors with alternatives, without addressing the underlying internal beliefs that reinforce the old behaviors. After months of successfully trying to change, a leader may suddenly face stressors at work–a looming deadline or a difficult negotiation–that trigger counterproductive behavior, resulting in guilt, shame, and frustration. … Read more

Realise your potential with the help of a Micro Grant

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State Library of Queensland’s Realising Our Potential Micro Grants Program provides a total funding pool of $50,000 for quick response funding to councils to deliver short-term, time-limited projects through public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKC) across Queensland. Applications must demonstrate how the Grant will address an immediate identified local need, have measurable outcomes and … Read more

Hey, sole sister! Synxsole springs to life with Chemist Warehouse, Amazon

Frustrated by orthotics that fit poorly into fashion shoes and sports boots, podiatrist Rachael Ferguson tackled the problem with a solution and the result was Synxsole. She says the insoles available before she founded the business in 2012 often weren’t therapeutic, so when patients visited her clinic their purchases would be destined for the bin rather … Read more

ACCC preliminary report slams unfettered dominance of Facebook and Google

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has today released its most scathing assessment of how American tech giants are impacting the Australian market, particularly the news and advertising sectors. The regulator released a preliminary report containing 11 preliminary recommendations and eight areas for further analysis as part of its inquiry into the impact Facebook … Read more

“Biggest compliance undertaking since GST”: Everything you need to know about the new single touch payroll laws

Legislation to extend single touch payroll (STP) reporting to businesses with less than 19 employees passed the Senate on Wednesday. The changes were expected to get through, but their passage through the Senate brings the reality of STP reporting for Australia’s smallest businesses to the fore. Businesses will technically be required to be complying with … Read more

‘1984’ style encryption laws will stymie startup growth: founders

Angry members of the country’s startup community say the passing of the government’s encryption legislation on Thursday will curb Australia’s tech export success for decades to come. The ‘Assistance and Access’ bill passed the House of Representatives late on the last sitting day of parliament for 2018, after Labor made the surprise decision to vote through the … Read more

Lynda.com courses for architects and designers

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Home: a suburban obsession is a State Library of Queensland exhibition showcasing home and the stories within, inspired by one of the largest digitised photographic collections of Queensland houses. Has the exhibition inspired someone you know to want to know more about architecture and design? Lynda.com has over 1,000 architecture training courses and tutorials on AutoCAd, … Read more

Creating Dementia-friendly communities

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Dementia Australia describes a dementia-friendly community as a city, town or village where people with dementia are understood, respected and supported, and confident they can contribute to community life. Your library can help create a dementia-friendly community by supporting library staff to understand dementia, and people with dementia and to help people with dementia remain actively … Read more