Monday, November 28, 2022

The AIER advocates for multi-employer bargaining in new book

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With the ALP’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill introduced, the possibility of re-introducing multi-employer bargaining (MEB) became the focus of a heated discussion at this year’s Australian Institute of Employment Rights’ (AIER) 12th Annual Ron McCallum Debate on Monday, 24th October 2022, giving a litmus test of unions’ and employer groups’ contrasting views.

New book shares how modelling the narrative can take you to the top

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Published in August 2022, The Story Habit enables leaders from micro-businesses and up to understand how to embrace new habits, which are further developed into skills that then have the potential to reframe business success.

Knights and Dragons: Why are adults hooked on children’s fantasy books?

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Dane Thorburn is a dashing young knight whose harrowing tales of battles with dragons have readers hooked till the last page. The Dane Thorburn books are aimed at young adult readers but they have also found a large readership amongst adults. There are many benefits for adults in reading kids’ fantasy fiction adventure books – the main one being mental health.

Life Without Barriers casts campaign to boost literacy rates in young people

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To help improve literacy rates in Australian young people in out-of-home care (OOHC), Life Without Barriers launched the 2022 Hook into Books campaign. Hook into Books promotes a love of stories: sharing, telling, reading and listening to stories with young people in out-of-home care to enhance their literacy skills and give them a solid foundation for future learning.

Australian Business Book Awards 2022 to support indigenous literacy

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The fourth Smart WFM Australian Business Book Awards, which recognise entrepreneurs, business people and business owners who have written and published a book demonstrating their industry skill, knowledge, and experience, will take place on Tuesday 22nd November. The Smart WFM Awards will donate all profits to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, which invests in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander remote communities to shape the direction of their children’s literacy future. The Awards were founded by bestselling author Andrew Griffiths and publishing expert Michael Hanrahan and enable non-fiction business authors to share their wisdom with current and potential, colleagues, and the general public.

Melbourne IT expert pens guide to understanding Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being implemented in almost every area of our lives. Prof Prabash Galagedara has launched a guide called, Embrace – The Pursuit of Happiness through AI. After over 20 years’ experience in data, analytics, finance and technology, Prabash discusses the role artificial intelligence (AI) plays in eight different areas of our lives, covering wealth, cybersecurity, job-seeking, facial recognition, health, deepfake, beauty and the future of cars.

Income and Wealth: From minimum wage to wealth in just one decade

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Can you imagine a person earning minimum wage today becoming financially independent within 10 years — without winning the lottery or getting a big inheritance? David Parker can. 

Turnkey publisher serves thought leaders in business, finance and faith

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Leadership Books is an emerging publishing and author representation powerhouse founded by prolific bestselling author Stickler (who has written over 19 books) and his publishing mentor, Arthur Ritter. The two created Leadership Books to help innovators in business, finance and faith through every step of the writing, publishing and marketing processes.

New book pushes for the pursuit of leisure as air travel returns to the...

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In the pre-covid world, business travel was for most just another chore. But with the world open for business once again and putting all thoughts of yet another Zoom call away forever, Oliver Dowson advocates making every business trip count. Not just by the success of your meetings but using downtime judiciously - forget rocking up at the airport early and jumping on the laptop, instead he urges travelers to get out into the real world, and get exploring.

60 clear-cut ideas that make handling crises and career setbacks easier

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If the last two years have taught humanity anything, it’s that life isn’t easy. “But everything in life … everything … can be made easier.” With those words, author and business coach Chris Westfall sums up the perspective that informs his book, Easier: 60 Ways to Make Your Work Life Work for You. “Life is difficult. Relationships are tough. Business is tougher,” Westfall said.