Date: Wednesday 21 June 2017 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Whether you’re new to business or have been in the game for a while, you’ll know that marketing and sales are the two foundations that determine the difference between the success and failure of your business. In this presentation, Petra Williams will share … Read more

Business Studio lunch box forum: Personal Kanban – prioritising and managing my time

Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Personal Kanban — how do I prioritise and manage my time I’ve got an idea: now how do I execute my plan using techniques like Personal Kanban to manage and prioritise my time? Personal Kanban has just two rules: … Read more

Lunch box forum: Peter Gjersoe — I have this business idea…

Social entrepreneur Peter Gjersoe visited the Business Studio on Wednesday 1 February to take us through the very first steps of starting a business, and explored some business basics to set entrepreneurs on the road to success. Check out the notes from Peter’s presentation. Our Business Studio lunch box forums feature a new speaker each fortnight. Business … Read more

SLQ Business Studio first birthday celebration!

The State Library of Queensland Business Studio first birthday celebration was hosted by Vicki McDonald (State Librarian and CEO) with special guest Honourable Leeanne Enoch Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business. Mark Sowerby (Queensland Chief Entrepreneur) facilitated a panel discussion with Jock Fairweather (Little Tokyo Two), Nicole Jensen … Read more

LUNCHBOX FORUM: Kevin Casey – How to find high-paying clients, make a real living as a writer and explore the world on your profits

Hear from Kevin Casey on how he has built and run a profitable freelance writing business, using it as a springboard for global travel. As a professional copywriter, Kevin will talk about how he has built his business to help other businesses improve their messaging and some of the tips and tricks you can use … Read more

LUNCHBOX FORUM: Rebecca Andrews – Advancing small Business Queensland Strategy

Start, grow and employ: The Queensland Government’s new plan for Queensland small business. Rebecca shared valuable insights into the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016 – 2020 and the grants available to help small businesses start, grow and employ. Rebecca Andrews leads the Office of Small Business and is responsible for developing and nurturing relationships … Read more