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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

LUNCH BOX FORUM: GIOVANNA & PAUL SHAKHOVSKOY – Networking: sometimes the hardest, always the best thing you can do for your business

Giovanna and Paul are two of four siblings who started Brisbane’s biggest ‘escape the room’ business. Since opening in November 2014, Escape Hunt Brisbane has seen over 40,000 people through their doors, and hosted 350 corporate groups. In February 2016 the siblings started a second company, Directors of the Extraordinary. This venture focuses on creating completely new … Read more