September 16, 2022
Did you know 20% of small businesses will fail in their first year, 30% will fail in their second, and a staggering 50% of small businesses will fail after five years? That’s a whole lot of business failure, time, energy and passion unnecessarily going down the gurgler. Iolanthe Gabrie is a business mentor, speaker and author who has written the ultimate road-tested business guide for anyone who wants to work for themselves and enjoy the freedom and rewards that entrepreneurship brings. Whether you start with a part-time hustle or dive straight into a new full-time business, 100 Days of Brave offers a three months plan that is based off Iolanthe’s firsthand experience and is a must-read for any wannabe entrepreneur.
July 13, 2022
A Curious Habit is something useful until it's not. Attention to detail is excellent...perfectionism is a curious habit.
Chocolate is awesome...using it as anxiety medication is a curious habit.
This podcast features Lesley Williams as the host and our guest is usual host Luke Mathers. Enjoy getting curious about your habits.
June 24, 2022
Data is everywhere. Smartwatches track our steps and heart rate, social media platforms recommend people we might know and products we might like, and map applications suggest when we should leave home depending on the traffic. From organising your home budget and understanding social media metrics, to running a side hustle or a multi-national, multi-million-dollar organisation, data expert Dr Selena Fisk says it’s no longer helpful or accurate having the mindset ‘but I’m not a numbers person. If you’re interested in improving the way you read, use and interpret data to make better decisions in life and work then listen to this fascinating chat with Dr Selena about her new book I’m Not A Numbers Person.
June 10, 2022
Successful leaders and organisations know that culture is the unseen advantage of world-class teams. But can it be influenced? And what role do managers play in building and shaping it? Author and expert in leader communication Shane Michael Hatton set out to answer these questions in his new book Let’s Talk Culture. Undertaking extensive research with McCrindle from some of Australia’s leading workplaces, he discovered the five practical conversations people leaders need to have to design a world-class team culture within their organisation. If you are an aspiring culture champion or just want learn more about what organisational culture actually is and what it’s for, Let’s Talk Culture should be your next read.
May 18, 2022
Life coach and author Jaemin Frazer believes that ‘don’t change the people you love’ may be the single worst piece of relationship advice ever given. This may sound confronting – but the stark reality is that if you don’t find a way to change those you love, there’s a high chance your needs will not be met. You’ll be left feeling resentful and frustrated, and what started out as a loving partnership will deteriorate into a managed arrangement. Developed and refined through over 15,000 coaching sessions, Jaemin explains why he developed the groundbreaking Leverage framework and how his new book will help you improve the quality of your relationships – starting with your relationship with yourself.
Learn more about Leverage by Jaemin Frazer: https://majorstreet.com.au/products/leverage-jaemin-frazer
April 21, 2022
Have you ever heard anyone say that their last strategy planning day was their best day ever? Of course you haven’t. We all know strategy is important, but it’s not easy to come up with the fresh ideas needed for success, let alone bring them to life. That's where Rosie Yeo comes in. Rosie is known as a strategy alchemist and her book Go for Bold will help leaders and teams embrace creative strategy and learn the tools for high performance.
April 5, 2022
When the pandemic hit there was the promise of a ‘post-pandemic reset’ that would make flexible work mainstream. But if anything, real flexibility has become harder, and the boundaries between personal and professional life have blurred even further. It seems overwork is here to stay, and we’ve seen an alarming rise in stress and burnout – so what is the solution? Leadership coach and psychologist Dr Karen Morley says that if we shift our focus from ‘where and when we work’ to ‘why and how we work’ we can rediscover where work fits into our sense of purpose, and better align our work practices to suit our life. If you’re ready to prioritise your wellbeing but don’t know where to start, Karen’s new book FlexAbility is an invaluable resource that should be your next read.
March 17, 2022
In a split second, Mark Berridge’s life came crashing down when his bicycle understeered through a corner, the impact wrenching him over the handlebars and catapulting him headfirst into a stormwater drain. A large piece of dislodged vertebrae compressed his spinal cord, causing devastating nerve damage. The accident fractured Mark’s body and his identity. In his incredibly inspiring debut book, A Fraction Stronger, Mark shares stories from inspiring individuals, practical lessons, and insights that readers can apply to their own challenges, to help guide them through life’s impossible moments. Make this Your Next Read and discover how Mark and others found the power within to become a fraction stronger every day.
March 3, 2022
The reality is that wellbeing isn't a nice-to-have – it is necessary. If we want to function as our best selves, we need to make space for our own wellbeing. Fleur Heazlewood is a resilience expert who has trained and mentored over 1000 people in positive leadership, mental health mastery and future-fit resilience building. In Resilience Recipes, Fleur shares her proven strategies to help you take back control and make choices that are healthy and helpful so you can rebuild your emotional resilience, increase mental adaptability and remain stronger going forward. If you’re feeling overworked and overwhelmed, and are ready to put your wellbeing first, this should be Your Next Read.
October 27, 2021
The Loudest Guest
We all have voices in our head, filling us with fear and anxiety. In The Loudest Guest, Dr Amy Silver sees fear as the loudest and most unwelcome guest in our head. If you would like to know how to manage your fear and reduce the control that is has in your life, then this book should be Your Next Read.
Available in print, audio and ebook. Find it here and use code YNR to receive 20% off.