Monthly Archives: January 2018 Back

The Mindful Leader : 7 Practices for Transforming Your Leadership, Your Organisation and Your Life (ebook)

Author: Michael Bunting Integrating proven mindfulness practices and world-class leadership theory, The Mindful Leader is the essential guide for self-aware leadership. The book simplifies mindfulness principles and links them solidly to business benefits. It provides a practically-grounded template for leaders to develop unprecedented levels of self awareness, wellbeing and effectiveness. Research findings throughout the book … Read more

WHAT’S ON! BUSINESS STUDIO FEBRUARY 2018 [EVENTS]

Come and join us this February for two awesome learning and networking opportunities! Conveniently scheduled over your lunchbreak, the Business Studio lunch box forums serve as a 45 minute inspirational and informative session on a variety of business related topics. Business Studio membership is free and gives you access to a great range of resources and business … Read more

How Esha Oberoi overcame depression to build a $10 million business

When Esha Oberoi’s marriage was cancelled 12 years ago, she found herself sinking into depression. “After my wedding was called off, I sunk into feelings of depression and isolation, and was finding employment a challenge,” says Oberoi. Today, the 34-year-old runs Afea Care Services, which provides care for others and has an annual revenue of … Read more

NOGA EDELSTEIN (URBANYOU) JOINS SBE AUSTRALIA BOARD AS 2018 FEMALE STARTUP PROGRAM LAUNCHES

Noga Edelstein, co-founder of on-demand home services marketplace UrbanYou, has joined the board of SBE Australia, coinciding with an announcement from the not-for-profit organisation that women-led tech startups can now apply for its 2018 Springboard Enterprises Australia Accelerator. The program, which is now in its sixth year, has places for up to ten high-growth, female-led companies … Read more

SEED FUNDS, MENTORING AVAILABLE TO CREATIVE TECH STARTUPS VIA CEA’S COLLIDER ACCELERATOR

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has invited creative tech startups to apply for its forthcoming Collider Accelerator. Up to 11 emerging and highly-scalable companies will be selected for Collider, which is being spearheaded this year by Alan Jones, a founding investor in Pollenizer, Startmate and Blackbird Ventures. “CEA is really excited about Alan Jones filling the … Read more

Start Your Own Lawn Care or Landscaping Business : Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success (ebook)

Authors: Staff of Entrepreneur Media and Cheryl Kimball If you enjoy the outdoors, love nature, or enjoy the smell of fresh cut grass, then a lawn care or landscaping business is your chance to rake in plenty of green. Your business can range from lawn maintenance to applying chemicals, trimming and shaping trees to designing … Read more

“Unbelievably concerning and creepy”: This entrepreneur is donating $1 every time she receives harassment on LinkedIn

Female entrepreneurs in Australia have a fear “that runs deep” of trolling and sexual harassment through platforms like LinkedIn, says one business leader, who has pledged to donate a dollar every time she’s hit with inappropriate communications online. On Monday, chief executive of the China Australia Millennial Project, Andrea Myles, told SmartCompany she was driven to change her … Read more

For Better Teamwork, Let People Choose Whom They Work With

Next time a project requires your colleagues to divide into teams, consider letting them choose for themselves who their collaborators are. Researchers from Ohio State University, the University of Michigan and the University of South Carolina recently set out to determine what makes people cooperate well — especially because evolution pits beings against each other and … Read more