Being diagnosed with prostate cancer once in a lifetime is enough. In 2011, Alan White was facing a second round with this life-threatening disease. Alan’s years of experience as a natural health practitioner and counsellor helped him and his wife, Fiona, to make the choice that no man really wants to make – surgical removal of the prostate gland – and to recover, physically and emotionally. Talking about the things not usually discussed – sex after surgery, giant incontinence pads and how to wrangle your overnight urine bag – Alan shares his story and his discoveries. Fiona adds her tips for partners of men facing prostate cancer.
Do you understand your business numbers? Do you want to grow your business? Do you want to take control of your business and stop stressing about your cash flow? Then now is the time to listen to Unscramble Your Numbers and unravel the mysteries of your numbers. Twenty-first-century technology is giving you the tools and providing the numbers instantly from within your accounting system. There has never been a better time to understand the figures, graphs, and numbers that your cloud system is showing you.
Grip onto your love seat and get ready for the heart racing ride of your lifeYou’ll claim self love, and #knowyourworth as you read about this new way of how we court and connect!Andi’s 7th book takes her back to where she started as a TV presenter and entertaining storyteller by playing the role of Cupid. This time she researched the wonderful world of dating and how we are now finding love on Apps.Want to understand the world of the social media dating culture, and how to swipe right for more than one night?
Age Less and Be Well. What you know about health is all about to change. We are built to thrive wired to be well, born to heal, but even with the best medical practices, we still have dis-ease that becomes disease. How on earth did we get so disconnected? Best selling author Andi Lew, takes you on a holistic health journey like no other, with her 8th title and 28 years experience teaching wellness. This ultimate wellness guide explains true health and the difference between prevention, cure and early detection.
Plan! Strategize! Build wealth! Be proactive in your quest to live the life you dream of. Holding three Masters’ Degrees and a qualified Financial Planner, Mortgage Planner, Mortgage Broker, Estate Agent, and Property Advisor, Andrew Crossley of the Australian Property Advisory Group, has launched his powerful blueprint for property investment success.
CEO-Led Sales outlines The Right Model to revolutionise your sales process and dramatically improve your confidence in the predictability of your sales numbers. This has to start from the top with you, the CEO. As the CEO of a sales organisation, how many times have you said to yourself: thank god our customers are buying because we’re not selling; we had ten-times pipeline coverage, but we still missed our number? Or … heard from your sales leads the following: the person who was going to sign off on our deal has gone on leave; this is a strategic deal – we must discount to win; they decided to do nothing?
Believe in Yourself shares Anne’s life journey; the struggle of overcoming challenges from being unhappy to finding fulfilment and vitality. Relationship experiences that led her to seek counselling and resolving to put herself first have given her real insight. A heartfelt epiphany about her mum was very powerful and confronting, yet freeing in offering true wisdom and solutions. Her limiting childhood beliefs had suppressed her voice. Listen to Anne being interviewed about her book by clicking the following link: https://soundcloud.com/booktrailagency/anne-poole-interview-in-america-tonight-with-kate-delaney
Annie is a speaker, teacher, coach and mindfulness educator working with individuals and groups on their emotional wellbeing and resilience. Her great strength is empowering others to cut through the ‘noise’ and boost their own sense of wellbeing. Annie has been practising what she preaches for more than 10 years. In 2017 Annie spoke from the famous red dot at TEDxAdelaide, one of more than 50 new things that she added to the list in her 50th year! The Little Book of Still is for those of us who believe that we are just too busy to meditate, too busy to stop, even for a moment, and make time for ourselves.
In 2015 Benji had the picket-fence cottage in the quiet suburban street, a promising career and a loving wife. Three months later it was all gone. What do you do when the world crumbles around you? Where do you go when you have nothing to lose? Benji tells his story with brutal honesty, describing some of the wildest parts of Australia with a passionate attention to detail. Jump on and hold tight for the ride of a lifetime as he takes you from his rock bottom to the highs of setting a new Guinness World Record: The fastest man across 10 Australian deserts…
You’re on LinkedIn, but you’re not sure you’re getting the most out of it. You’re open to learning, but you need some guidance on how to be more effective at your time and efforts on LinkedIn. And, you believe you can have fun while learning. I mean, obviously. Otherwise, what the heck are you doing considering buying a book called, “Social Media Pie.” That’s crazy talk, right? Or is it BRILLIANT? Probably a bit of both. In “Social Media Pie: How to Enjoy a Bigger Slice of LinkedIn,” Brenda Meller will share strategies to help you make the most of your LinkedIn presence to help you to reach your business and career goals.
Hello, I’m Brian James, you’re going to love Lucky the Amazing Dog Jockey. You’ll discover how this three legged little Aussie terrier goes from a city dog, who’s never seen a horse, to become a world famous jockey, accidentally! In the second part, we follow Lucky and his horse friend Bardot, to America, where he rides in one off the world’s most famous horse races, the Kentucky Derby. What happens in that race will amaze and surprise you. Children and adults will love Lucky; come on the ride of your life, with Lucky, the Amazing Dog Jockey.
At some point, every small business will face a crisis. When that crisis comes, will you freeze – or flourish? Global pandemics. Raging bushfires. The death of a loved one. Severe floods. Stock market crashes. Sudden illness. It seems that we no sooner get through one crisis when we’re faced with another. That is exactly what does happen, and Australian businesses will continue to be buffeted by such crises.
At some point, every small business will have to take on a contract with a large organisation if they are going to grow. But less than 15% of small companies are actually ready to take this step. Over more than 20 years in business, Bronwyn Reid has seen time and time again how winning one, initial contract with a “big name” can be the spark that lets a small company realise its potential growth. But as Bronwyn knows from first-hand experience, becoming a supplier to a large company isn’t easy – and there’s a lot to know and do. But almost everything that has been written about the small business/big business relationship is from the big company point of view.
Cam McLellan, successful property investor, businessman and father, shares his knowledge that allowed him the option to retire in his 30s; build a substantial residential and commercial property portfolio and a group of companies listed in seven BRW fast growth lists.
To rise to a higher level, to advance your career, to intensity your impact and performance, you need new skills, techniques and strategies to succeed in this fast-paced world. So, let me ask you; Are you looking for an edge to advance your career? Do you have the right skills to lead successfully over the next decade and beyond? Are you ready to increase your influence, your impact, your executive presence, and your ability to deliver results? Well, Lead Beyond 2030 is the book for you. While some of the core elements of leadership will remain the same over time, such as creating future vision and executing strategy, our future leaders will need a new collection of skills to succeed.
‘To Hell and Back’ is a memoir detailing one policewoman’s trials and tribulations working within the ranks of the Victoria Police Force from the early 1980’s to the present day. Carolyn Pethick joins the police academy at the age of 21, having always wanted to be a police officer her whole life. She completes her training and does well, and is then assigned to the Victoria Police Station. Here she soon finds out, as a woman, the other police officers, the men, are not eager to work with her.
Does the job you have (or the job you want) require customer interactions?Do you want to handle difficult customers with ease?Do you long for recognition of your customer service skills?Do you know what it takes to be a customer service professional?Every business has customers, and employers are seeking to hire, retain and reward employees who have the skills, the knowledge and the motivation to provide a consistently superior level of service to every customer, every day. No longer is a bright smile and a friendly hello enough to satisfy customers and keep them coming back. Employers and customers want Customer Service Professionals.
Busy and reactive? Struggling to focus? Craving time for relationships? If so, perhaps it’s time to make space in your world for the things that really matter. What if you could be productive and rested by living an ordered, rhythmical life? What if habitually unplugging from digital technology was not simply a means of surviving week by week but a strategy to produce your best work and live your best life?
Do you feel as though you are constantly ‘on’? Do you project as though everything is under control but on the inside you are barely keeping your head above water? That each day is a constant struggle of competing priorities? Rather than juggling the two worlds of career and life, what if you could create a third alternative, your own, new, evolved world: one that works for you rather than against you? Breaking the Gender Code not only unpacks why women feel the constant pressure to keep so many balls in the air but also where this pressure comes from.
On a global scale, the disruptive, competitive, and challenging way of life most of us are experiencing, has resulted in many adults rethinking what’s important to them … what really matters in their life. Are you tired of chasing other people’s expectations of who you should be, what you should own, how much you should earn, and what you need to do to be successful? If so, you might have been caught in the Success Trap. This book is an evidence-based blueprint to help you approach success across all areas of your life through a less complex, more practical, and accessible way. With proven tips and strategies to help you strive to be at your best, even in tough times, you will discover why and how your intentions impact almost every measure of success in your life and how forming trust-based relationships is the foundation to living a more balanced, meaningful, flourishing, and prosperous life.
Have you or a friend or loved one struggled with loss, abuse, addiction, low self-esteem, or even suicidal ideation? Then this book will ring true for you: Dr. Liz’ Life Launch! Book One is a #1 Amazon International Best Seller in four categories. It chronicles the first 25 years of her life living in abusive environments, how she survived and ultimately found her way into the supportive and caring arms of 12-Step recovery programs.
Set in the foothills of the spectacular Himalayas, Australian surgeon Dr Ray Hodgson and his exceptional team of volunteers battle to improve the lives of desperate Nepalese women. Tackling the overwhelming prevalence of genital prolapse and pregnancy loss in this exotic corner of the world, this spellbinding story details the struggles the team face as they strive to overcome scarce supplies, gender discrimination, and cultural roadblocks.
Many highly skilled professionals find that, after a few years in their industry, their career starts to hit a ceiling. It’s not a lack of technical skills that’s holding them back but a lack of people skills. These days, just being highly skilled at your job is not enough. You also need to be able to connect with, influence and lead people. If you’re in this situation, this is the book for you.
As different artists sculpt different statues from the same block of marble, different environments produce different characters, even in identical twins. Evelyn, a geneticist and amateur archeologist, makes a formidable discovery in Israel, the consequence of which is the birth of Christopher and José, identical twins raised apart, one in affluent Sydney, the other in the slums of Buenos Aires …
Over 40 and thinking about starting a business? Have you had enough of working for someone else or had your career in corporate interrupted through redundancy? Then this book is a must read for you. Here you will find clear strategies on how to start and run a successful first business in your 40’s and beyond. Hunter Leonard has compiled a comprehensive guide on the 8 skills you’ll need to be successful.
The Experience Equation helps mature individuals create a future where their experience is valued. If you’re over 50 and feeling undervalued, then this book is for you. The book explores how to make your own future plan, the future of work and what the journey to the future will look like for you. It helps the mature individual take back control and overcome the challenges of discrimination and ageism which is endemic in the workplace today.
In this compact, practical and research driven guide to marketing strategy, Hunter Leonard shares tools, information and insights gathered over the past 16 years in his marketing consultancy that has helped to grow over 50 organisations in 20 different countries. Hunter uses a cooking analogy to explain the recipe and ingredients needed to develop a successful marketing plan.
The small matter of size does matter. Studies have found that 46% of men are unhappy with their penis size and this has created a plethora of men who are anxious or underconfident about their manhood. Most have no idea what average even is. Straight, gay, large, small, young, old, rich or poor – it’s a bigger man’s world, and now there’s a safe, effective, and reversable option for expansion that might put paid to the proverbial pissing contests for evermore. It’s men’s turn to use cosmetic medicine to enhance what Mother Nature gave them, and they want their share of filler.
THIS BOOK IS A MUST-READ FOR EVERY SENIOR LEADER AND PROJECT OWNER FOR THE DIGITAL WORKFORCE JOURNEY IN HR, HCM OR WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT. In the successful digital workforce, people – in partnership with algorithms – will be at the heart of every decision made over the next few years, which Jarrod addresses in this book. Businesses around the world can use the real-world examples, anecdotes, stories, methods and powerful expert interviews to enable successful digital transformation.
For more than a decade, Jason T. Smith led the Back In Motion Health Group with a traditional organisational structure. For a while, it worked well. They were recognised in the BRW Fast Franchise list for five consecutive years as ANZ’s fastest-growing physiotherapy franchise – but then something changed. Jason set a new goal that couldn’t be achieved through the status quo. Their organisational model lacked critical design attributes needed for his team to unleash its innovative potential.
Damengin is a country town in Queensland weighed down by the worst drought in living memory, and its inhabitants are all desperately waiting for government drought relief. The bad news is that the funds have been sent and spent by Council’s Shire Clerk Shifty Grey and his corrupt cohorts. This is a rollicking fast-moving story about political skulduggery, greed, love, and lust. It features outrageous characters, blossoming romances, pathos, and, importantly, has an incredibly happy ending.
Have you ever wondered how to gain that extra edge?Perhaps you know your stuff, but just need something more to help you reach your potential. Or maybe you’ve watched the achievements of others and thought – that should be me!Athletes who reach the pinnacle of their sport have found the mental edge that sets them apart from everyone else and that edge is within your reach.For over 25 years, Dr. Jo Lukins has helped individuals, teams and organisations achieve success at the highest level. In this book, she reveals the 10 key secrets that enable elite performers to master their craft.
PR is the most powerful way a small business can promote themselves – and it’s free! Australian small business PR expert, Jules Brooke draws on decades of experience helping small businesses understand what is needed to get started, how to ‘spin’ your story and develop great story angles that appeal to readers, the process of contacting the media (including role plays), the types of media to approach and why, how to do follow up and then what to do with your coverage once it has been published.
SMART Time Investment for Business provides 128 short, sharp, and practical productivity strategies that you can start implementing today for immediate results, punctuated with tips and anecdotes from leading business people from around the world who share how they use time to their advantage.
It’s time to control your time! You work in a profession where, despite your best efforts to plan your working week, your daily activities are often dictated by circumstance rather than strategy. You are sick of the constant juggle and live with an ever-present undercurrent of stress. You simply don’t have enough time. And time for a quality life outside work? Forget it!
If you have finally had enough of the constant cash flow struggle and you are ready to make a change, Profit First for Tradies will guide you. Katie Crismale- Marshall has taken the core concepts of Mike Michalowicz’s Profit First method and customised it to meet the specific needs of Australian tradies. In this practical, easy-to-listen-to book you will learn how to: * Check the foundations of your business to make sure they are rock solid *Live the life you dreamed of when you first became self-employed *Find profit in your business you didn’t know you had *Recognise common mistakes so you can avoid them *Organise your finances to make them actually useful to you *Make a profit in your business from day one *Find your financial rhythm and stick at it *Set up Profit First without being overwhelmed
Book 6: Nailing being an adult – have the skills. This book takes you from surviving to thriving as an adult. With so many crucial issues covered, it will show you the common sense of healthy adulthood that is sadly not common knowledge. This book is the masterclass for being an adult.
Book 1: Control your consciousness – in the driver’s seat. Are you your own worst enemy or your biggest resource? How can you navigate your day-to-day life without first learning to master your machinery: your mind? In easy conversational language, this book opens the door to your understanding of the complex interplay of your mind, your emotions and your behaviour. Take charge of your thoughts, your fears and the problem habits that keep tripping you up in life. This is a book of practical advice on how to improve your life.
Book 2: Understanding myself – be an expert. This book is about you. It is about understanding the unique experiences that you have in your relationship with yourself, with your people and your world. This book is about untangling you and giving you choice. This is a relatable conversation where you can learn about yourself and put your life on a strong and healthy pathway.
Book 3: Mindfulness and state of flow – living with purpose and passion. Are you diving into life? This book shows you how to experience life literally. It is about being present, being engaged, finding meaning, and being passionate in your day-to-day life, moment to moment. You want to come alive? This is your book.
Book 4: Understanding others – loved ones to tricky ones. We are social creatures, yet we often fear each other. We fear others’ opinions of us and long for acceptance. We struggle with how to navigate healthy relationships and survive unhealthy relationships. This book is about translating the complexities of human relationships the healthy and the unhealthy so that we are skilled, armed and confident with our people. This book is about learning to be empowered and healthy with others.
Book 5: Parenting – love, pride, apprenticeship. We often lament that we don’t get a manual for parenting. So here it is: the psychology of parenting. This book will help you understand the ‘whys’ of your child’s needs, creating the foundation for your parenting skills. This book outlines concrete skills that will increase your confidence as a parent, supporting you in taking this loving leadership role in your family.
Do you look into the future and see a healthy person? Are you thinking about your bank balance or what’s left in your physical tank by the time you hang up your boots? Have you wondered what it would feel like to have an unbreakable mind, body and spirit, capable of weathering any storm? This is the book for you! This book is designed to get you thinking about your future, not in terms of what you have but who you are, and to inspire you to take action now, laying a new foundation that will keep you healthy inside and out for years to come.
It’s bloody exhausting being a woman, don’t you think? Trying to be everything to everyone, juggling a million things at once. And that’s not to mention all the worry… Am I making the right decisions? Will I be successful? Will I have enough money? What if I get sick? What if my family gets sick? Will I ever fit into all the clothes in my wardrobe again? We’ve become so consumed by who we think we “should” be and all the things we “should” do, that we’ve completely lost sight of who we really are. And let’s face it, we figure that who we really are probably isn’t good enough anyway, so we do whatever we can to ensure she never sees the light of day.
Leaders! Do you have days when you feel like you’re communicating with toddlers rather than adults in the workplace? Are you tired of dealing with sulking, tantrums, personality clashes and poor performance? If you are not getting the results you need as a high-performance leader, this book is for you. In it, you will learn a new approach to communication that will radically improve your leadership effectiveness.
In the 1930s, in the wake of the Nazi ascendancy in Germany, a wave of vicious anti-Semitism swept Europe, as Jews became outcasts in their own lands. As they clamored to escape persecution, the world turned a blind eye to their plight. One man, Isaac Steinberg, had a vision of leading his people from the holocaust to a new paradise on the other side of the world. His enthusiastic and resolute efforts to realize his vision left large cracks in the smug Anglocentrism that guarded his unpromised land.
Ready to create a kick-arse retail business within your salon business? If you own a salon, you need to listen to this book. It will change how you think about retail, your clients, your product rep, and yourself. Learn retail how, why, who, and when – without the fluff, spin, or sales hype.
Are you ready to create, inspire and lead your own amazing salon team? Salon owners, this book is for you. It equips you with the business smarts you need to build a kick-arse team of people you love and trust, so you can reap the rewards you deserve – money, freedom and choice. Lisa Conway’s wide-ranging experience enables her to understand exactly what you need to take your salon from good to great.
Are you ready to double the profit in your salon business and cut your stress in half? This audiobook is for the salon owner who wants to create an amazing experience for their clients and run a successful business that leaves them the time, energy, and money they need to enjoy family, friends, and hobbies.
LinkAbility: 4 powerful strategies to maximise your LinkedIn Success is packed with valuable insights, essential know-how and practical tips for using LinkedIn to achieve your professional and business goals. Lynnaire Johnston, the Word Wizard, is ranked New Zealand’s No. 1 LinkedIn expert. In LinkAbility she reveals her unique blueprint for effective communication and networking on LinkedIn. LinkAbility covers all you need to know about current best practice for connecting, posting, engaging and direct messaging.
It’s natural to want to do well – at work, in study, in life, to do our best. But what happens when striving for the best becomes something more… the pursuit of perfection? Perfectionism is on the rise, and it has dire consequences for how we think and feel about ourselves and others as well as how we think, live, and work. Perfectionism has been seen to cause overthinking, overworking, burnout, sleeplessness, and mental health problems like depression and anxiety.