Trust Factor : The Science of Creating High-Performance Companies (ebook)

Authors: Paul J. Zak and Paul J. Zak For decades, alarms have sounded about declining engagement. Yet companies continue to struggle with toxic cultures, and the low productivity and unhappiness that go with them. Why is “culture” so difficult to improve? What makes so many good employees check out? Neuroscientist Paul Zak shows that innate … Read more

Brisbane startup Advvy goes head to head with top 100 Asian startups

Brisbane-based media management startup Advvy will be battling it out against the top 100 startups in Asia at the Echelon Asia Summit in Singapore next week. Advvy is the only Australian startup selected for the Top100 Fight Club pitch competition, and will be pitching to the likes of Sequoia Capital, 500 Startups, Golden Gate Ventures, Vertex Ventures … Read more

CAIRNS COUPLE DIVE INTO THE SHARK TANK AND CONVINCE FELLOW ‘BOATIE’ GLEN RICHARDS TO WORK WITH THEM

THEY’RE a husband and wife team with an invention that can help save the Great Barrier Reef, and lives, and Peter and Margaret Powell convinced fellow ‘boatie’ and Shark Tank ‘shark’ Glen Richards to take the plunge with them on their business journey. Peter and Margaret have been married for 30 years and the couple … Read more

Driverless buses, phone ID: The incredible ideas springing from Brisbane’s start-up hubs

“Driverless buses could be an innovation emerging from the start-up hub boom in south-east Queensland, with Springfield tipped as the area to produce such ideas. Hundreds of residents, each with their own innovative idea, have set up space in the city’s hubs as they try to take their idea from concept to success.” Ruth McCosker, … Read more

The Career Catapult : Shake-up the Status Quo and Boost Your Professional Trajectory (ebook)

Author: Roopa Unnikrishnan We live in an evolving economic environment, one in which job security and career certainty are distant memories. The old rules for navigating the turbulent waters of employment just don’t apply anymore. In the face of these ongoing changes, it’s easy to become fearful and discouraged. In The Career Catapult, innovative career … Read more

Under new management : the unexpected truths about leading great organizations (book)

Author: David Burkus Nearly 70 per cent of employees aren’t performing at their full potential. At the roots of this problem are the policies and systems built to ‘manage’ these employees, which were designed for a different era – the industrial economy. In the tradition of Jim Collins’ bestselling Good to Great, in Under New … Read more

Setting Up and Running a Therapy Business : Frequently Asked Questions (ebook)

Author: James Rye This book answers the questions that therapists frequently ask about setting up and running a business. It allows readers to successfully make the journey from being trained in how to conduct professional therapy sessions to running a growing private practice. The material covers a range of issues including: registration with HMRC, money … Read more