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Bold Accountant 
Scott Charlton . Bold Accountant
Scott Charlton

Become the complete adviser your clients need you to be

Bold Accountant is a helpful guide for accountants who aspire to provide more than just tax-related services to their clients. The author, Scott Charlton, has created a fascinating glimpse into your future accounting firm, based upon insights gathered from hundreds of accounting practices:

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925515-60-2


Xcelerate 
by Paul Broadfoot . Xcelerate
Paul Broadfoot

Innovate your business model, disrupt your market, fast-hack into the future
Another enterprise has entered your space. A new startup has changed the prevailing way business is done in your industry.
Are you scared? You should be.
Technology is shifting so rapidly that it is driving new business models, bringing with it new market innovation opportunities.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-30-2


Take the Brakes Off! by Adrian Dignam . Take the Brakes Off!
Adrian Dignam

How can organisational change be transformational when 37 per cent of the expected benefits go ‘missing in action’?What happens to obstruct the realisation of these benefits, and why? What are the key leverage points that will reduce friction and get you up to speed?
In Take the Brakes Off, Adrian Dignam explains how organisational performance can be substantially improved through the application of systems thinking to strategic planning, and the operation of the strategic planning system as a dynamic model of the enterprise.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925590-13-5


Intelligent Accountant 
by Darren Gleeson . Intelligent Accountant
Darren Gleeson


Digital disruption in the accounting industry is now accelerating so even long established and highly profitable practices need to adapt and change. Charles Darwin’s Survival of the Fittest is now in play so all practices need to ensure they are ‘fit’ and not only survive, but thrive.
Intelligent Accountant details strategies, concepts and ideas to transform your practice.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925515-57-2


Leadership on Top by Richard Searle . Leadership on Top
Richard Searle

Leadership On Top shares powerful ideas, methods and lessons which have been used by thousands of senior managers and others to become effective and fulfilled leaders of their business and organisation.
“In the future, pioneering programs like this will become a pre-requisite for leadership.”
– Radek Sali, CEO, Swisse

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925515-33-6


Going Private in the Helping Professions 
by Adam Peaty & Joanne Thorpe . Going Private in the Helping Professions
Adam Peaty & Joanne Thorpe

Going Private in the Helping Professions is a handy guide for helping professionals who may be considering starting up a private practice, or who have already started one and want to check if they are heading in the right direction. It covers the initial planning phase, the necessary compliance issues, practicalities, how to market a private practice, ethical issues and practitioner self-care.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925515-23-7


Stairway to Profits 
by Darren Gleeson . Stairway to Profits
Darren Gleeson

150 strategies, concepts and ideas, that if implemented will give you a more profitable, more valuable, and more enjoyable business. These strategies apply irrespective of the type of business you own, the size of the business, or even your level of business experience. They have the potential to transform your business.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 9781925515060


Trends in Project Management 
by Quay Consulting . Trends in Project Management
Quay Consulting

Project management is a multifaceted discipline and the path to success presents significant challenges for many organisations. Effective project managers build the bridge between business need and technology capability, thus mitigating risk and promoting the desired outcomes of projects, programmes and portfolio management. In this compilation, Quay delivers articulate thought leadership and insights on effective transformation and practical, real-world experience for delivering successful projects.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925341-74-4


Cybersecurity Counter-offensive 
Asia Pacific Guide by Baker McKenzie . Cybersecurity Counter-offensive Guide
Baker McKenzie

The Guide has been launched in response to a wave of new cybersecurity legislation throughout the Asia Pacific region to regulate and monitor cybersecurity. Knowing the obligations in each jurisdiction and how each relevant regulator or court operates in practice is essential to navigating a response to a data breach incident and understanding which legal remedies may be available.

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925341-76-8


Challenge the Status Quo by Lilianna Kovacevic . Challenge the Status Quo
Lilianna Kovacevic

How to live and breath amid organisational chaos
This is a practical, easy-to-follow book, including tips that you can adapt to the dynamics of your organisation. At its core is the premise that the freedom to be oneself within the corporate world is not only beneficial to individuals but positively impacts the bottom line.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925341-22-5


Remaining Relevant 
by Rob Nixon . Remaining Relevant
Rob Nixon

The Future of the Accounting Profession
In 2011, Rob published his first book Accounting Practices Don’t Add Up!, an insightful yet practical guide for firms to move beyond the limitations of the traditional ‘practice’ model. Since then, the explosion of cloud computing and its impact on the accounting industry is the impetus for Rob’s latest book Remaining Relevant. It’s all about the future of the accounting profession.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-63-1


Mechanical, Spatial and Abstract Reasoning by Craig MacKellar . Mechanical, Spatial and Abstract Reasoning
Craig MacKellar

Mechanical, Spatial and Abstract Reasoning ability is a key element in identifying aspects of person’s general intelligence. That is why the vast majority of psychometric tests will have a component that relates to abstract and spatial reasoning.

This book will provide a measure of eductive ability or fluid intelligence which is relatively independent of specific learning acquired in a particular cultural or educational context.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925209-36-5


Attaining Ultimate Results 
from your Loyalty Club by Trevor Taylor . Attaining Ultimate Results
from your Loyalty Club

Trevor Taylor

This book uncovers the secrets used in casinos in driving revenue and extra visitation from members. It describes the best strategies in retaining your members and how to attract new members or activate extra visitation from your existing members.
Marketing today is moving away from once off transactional marketing to more long term profitable relationship marketing. Attaining Ultimate Results from your Loyalty Club uncovers those secrets that companies should be using to gain market share.

Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925341-96-6


Making the Connection : Essays on Indigenous Digital Excellence . Making the Connection
Essays on Indigenous Digital Excellence

Making the Connection records a range of perspectives about the path to digital excellence: from the social media practitioner to the corporate CEO; from stakeholders in remote areas to city locations; from the academic perspectives to those who will make change happen. There are hard-won lessons and questions, but there is a firm focus on the prize - digital inclusion across Indigenous Australia and the important steps needed to get there.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925171-74-7


Partnering with Accountants by Scott Charlton . Partnering with Accountants
Scott Charlton

Your guide the the ultimate referral destination

t last, here is a complete guide which explains how to develop and maintain long-lasting referral arrangements with accountants. The author, Scott Charlton, has included numerous suggestions based upon his 30 plus years of experience about what works in practice.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925171-76-1


Voice of the Bonsai by Mark Hunter . Voice of the Bonsai
Mark Hunter

A Conversation on Leadership

This book is unique. It looks at the subject of leadership through the distinctive relationship between a Bonsai Tree and the Bonsai Master. The lessons to be learnt about the relationship contribute to a deeper understanding of leadership in a innovative manner.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925171-39-6


Influence People 
by Peter Anthony . Influence People
Peter Anthony

Influence is an essential skill in business and in life. Influence involves having quality conversations with people to deepen relationships and achieve things together. Peter Anthony has taken twenty years of advertising and corporate consulting experience to develop a practical six step approach to improving any conversation you have.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-92517-13-5-8


Break the Entrepreneurial Struggle by Matthew Snelleksz . The Effective Change Manager
Change Management Institute

‘The Effective Change Manager’ is designed for change management practitioners, employers, authors, academics and anyone with an interest in this growing professional discipline of change management. This first edition The Change Management Body of Knowledge (CMBoK) draws on the experience of more than six hundred change management professionals in thirty countries.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1925171-02-0


Break the Entrepreneurial Struggle by Matthew Snelleksz . Break the Entrepreneurial Struggle
Matthew Snelleksz

WORK LESS, EARN MORE, DIE HAPPY

Let ’s face it; the majority of business owners today are unhappy, frustrated and disillusioned. They have been in business for 5, 10 or even 15 years and they are still struggling financially. They’re working up to 80 hours a week, not spending enough time with their family and friends, the business is not making enough money for them to enjoy, they can’t take holidays with the kids, they’re stressed-out, over-worked and under-paid.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925086454


Hand Splinting / Orthotic Intervention by 
Judith Wilton . Hand Splinting / Orthotic Intervention
Judith Wilton

Principles of Design and Fabrication 2nd Edition

Hand splinting / orthotic fabrication is a vital intervention used by occupational and physiotherapists to restore optimum hand function in patients/clients whose upper limbs have been affected by congenital conditions, disease or trauma.

Format: Pb + eBook
ISBN: 9781925086157


The Revenue Revolution for Law Firms by Matt Schlyder .

The Revenue Revolution for Law Firms
Matt Schlyder


In Australia 95.6% of private firms are operating practices with between 1 and 4 partners. How is your firm positioned within this highly competitive market? What are you doing to stand out?

The Revenue Revolution for Law Firms is designed to guide your legal practice to achieve long-term PROFITABILITY and CASH FLOW success.

Format: Paperback/ebook
ISBN: 9781925086096
RRP: $39.95


The Biology of Government 
by Greg Lawrence .

The Biology of Government
Greg Lawrence


The role of government is to look to the well-being of the people and to maintain and improve the quality of the environment. In other words, government is animal husbandry and ecosystem management – it is applied biology.

 

Format: Paperback/ebook
ISBN: 9781922204653
RRP: $17.95


Lifting the Fog on Business Intelligence by Ferenc Mantfeld . Lifting the Fog on Business Intelligence
Ferenc Mantfeld

A business reference to successful BI implementations for executives and managers
Lifting the Fog on Business Intelligence takes a business approach to successfully implementing BI projects and describes what has worked and what has not. It also goes through a list of considerations, what are the ingredients and the recipe for success and what are six major reasons that BI projects fail to deliver.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922204233


Stay on Message  by Paul Ritchie . Stay on Message
Paul Ritchie

The spin doctor's guide to effective and authentic communication

Stay on Message reveals the simple yet powerful tools that will allow you to communicate effectively and authentically in a world with unlimited media possibilities.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780980757804
RRP: $32.95


Advice for a Young Surgeon  by John C. Hall . Advice for a Young Surgeon
John C. Hall

This instructive short book is born from the day-to-day experiences of a successful academic surgeon.

Divided into forty-two concise essays, this small book contains straight forward pragmatic advice about the development of a surgical career. It complements the usual surgical texts and details the hurdles that need to be overcome to be become an expert surgeon. It is full of wisdom borne of experience.

Format: Paperback + eBook
ISBN: 9781922022042
RRP: $24.95


Your Professional Headspace  by Scott Charlton . Your Professional Headspace
Scott Charlton

Achieving career success and personal fulfilment as a professional in practice

Too busy looking after clients to consider yourself? Feel like you're in a washing machine, wrung out at the end of the spin cycle? If so, parking your soul at the door of the office each day and going through the motions is not the answer.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787553
RRP: $34.95


. . The Hollywood Survival Guide
Kym Jackson

Your handbook to becoming a working actor in L.A.

The Hollywood Survival Guide is not only tailored for Aussie actors coming to or in Hollywood, but for actors anywhere who want to become "smart actors" and understand how each facet of the entertainment industry works, and how it affects you as the actor.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-9872316-0-4
RRP: $39.95


Accountants - The Natural Trusted Advisors by Colin Dunn . Accountants - The Natural Trusted Advisors
Colin Dunn

Accountants are routinely awarded the accolade of ‘trusted advisor’. Yet many accountants, bogged down with compliance work, spend most of their time writing history instead of helping their clients make history. There has been much talk about how accountants should embrace value based, business improvement services so that they can step up and truly embrace their trusted advisor status. Yet little has been written on how to go about doing that in a way that sits firmly within the accountant’s heartland – the numbers.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022097
RRP: $34.95


Your Professional Headspace  by Scott Charlton . Accounting Practices Don't Add Up!
Rob Nixon

Why they don’t and what to do about it

The traditional Accounting ‘Practice’ model is outdated. Your clients do not want an accountant who is just an order taker. What they do want is an accounting firm that looks to the future and provides them with timely advice on what they should be doing now to improve their businesses and ultimately to help them achieve their financial and lifestyle goals. If you want to be that firm, you need to read ‘Accounting Practices Don’t Add Up’ to learn how.

Format: Paperback + Hardcover
ISBN: 9781921787355


When it's Hit the Fan  by Elizabeth Jane Wilks . When it's Hit the Fan
Elizabeth Jane Wilks

Achieving career success and personal fulfilment as a professional in practice

Being an entrepreneur involves taking risks and Elizabeth Jane Wilks has taken more than most. Riding the initial wave of the dot.com boom in the UK was a brave and foolhardy venture, but for one woman the dream of taking a company to the stock market was a driving passion.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780980757859
RRP: $24.95


Marketing Made Easy for Celebrants  by Anita Revel . Marketing Made Easy for Celebrants
Anita Revel

Boost your bookings with easy and effective marketing methods

Celebrants know how to create and deliver beautiful, personalised ceremonies. But with the ever-growing number of Celebrants in Australia today, getting noticed (and hired!) is the key to making a living from the work you love. As competition increases, only marketing-savvy Celebrants will build a thriving business. Don’t be left behind!

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780980443967
RRP: $34.95



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David Hocking
Erica Williams
Angela Peris
Dr Carol Peircey / Helen Bailey
Maung Myo Sein
Jen Ko
Annette Kwan
Amy Rorke
Tapestry Writers Group
Julia Zed
Pastor George Mfula
Nigel Gray
Cedric Baxter
K. Parkinson