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Tim Kastelle is Senior Lecturer in Innovation Management at The University of Queensland Business School in Brisbane, Australia. He studies, writes, teaches and consults on the topic of innovation management, with a focus on how to drive growth through innovation. He blogs at Innovation for Growth.
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The Power and Promise (First Knowledges)
Margo Neale, Lynne Kelly - 2020-10-27
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Explore the fascinating concept of Songlines - a unique way of storing knowledge used by Aboriginal people for generations. In Songlines: The Power and Promise, the authors reveal the merging of Indigenous and non-Indigenous voices in a new ‘third archive’ that combines writing and technology with traditional oral transmission. Discover how this innovative approach can deepen our understanding of knowledge and provide a promising new path for sharing it with others.
Tim Kastelle
@dermotcasey @jhagel This is even better than Chatwin’s book, and the series is really interesting too, and directly addresses song lines as memory techniques.      source
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Sand Talk
How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World
Tyson Yunkaporta - 2020-05-12 (first published in 2019)
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Indigenous author Tyson Yunkaporta presents a paradigm-shifting book that offers a unique perspective on global systems tied to the natural and spiritual world. Sand Talk covers historical and cultural issues, education, money, power, and sustainability, providing answers on how to do things differently. Yunkaporta uses symbols and diagrams to convey knowledge, providing a new model for everyday life. Sand Talk presents a different way of thinking, one that is spiritually and physically tied to the earth around us, and how it can save our world.
Tim Kastelle
Sand Talk is one of the best books of the past couple of years.      source
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Peter Morville
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Pig City
10th Anniversary Edition
Andrew Stafford - 2006-05-01 (first published in 2004)
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Discover the dark side of Brisbane's music scene in this cult classic, now with a new introduction. Pig City explores the corrupt and oppressive Bjelke-Petersen government and its impact on Brisbane's musicians, activists, and radio announcers. Despite facing violence and harassment, these individuals bravely fought to be heard. With a scathing new introduction, this 10th anniversary edition delves into the troubling developments since then and the changing shape of Brisbane's music scene. Don't miss out on this eye-opening read.
Tim Kastelle
@staffo_sez it was you that helped Nancy and I see buttonquail today at Western Creek, right? If so, thank you - we needed the help! If it was a different Andrew, well, Pig City is still a fantastic book, so thanks for that.      source
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Ann Pendleton-Jullian - 2010-04-01
Explore the impact of technology and intellection on the architectural design studio with Four Studios. Ann Pendleton-Jullian's collection of essays dives deep into the fundamental assumptions, means, and methods of the studio and how they have transformed over time. With smart and thought-provoking insights, Four Studios presents a decisive argument for the need to adapt to the new and unfamiliar world of architecture today.
Tim Kastelle
Good book! Glad you survived the primitive tech @matt_perez - I’m grappling with one of those glued together paper things right now too - Four (+1) Studios by Ann Pendleton-Jullian, which is excellent.      source
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Orbiting the Giant Hairball
A Corporate Fool's Guide to Surviving with Grace
Gordon MacKenzie - 1998-04-01 (first published in 1996)
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Discover how to break free from the restrictive "giant hairball" of traditional business practices that lead to mediocrity. With anecdotes and lessons from his 30-year career inspiring creativity at Hallmark Cards, Gordon MacKenzie shares how to awaken and foster your own creative genius. This entertaining and empowering book is a must-read for managers and professionals seeking new ways to invigorate employees and achieve fulfilling work.
Tim Kastelle
Good book! Glad you survived the primitive tech @matt_perez - I’m grappling with one of those glued together paper things right now too - Four (+1) Studios by Ann Pendleton-Jullian, which is excellent.      source
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Bob Sutton
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No Matter Our Wreckage
Gemma Carey - 2020-09-01
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A ground-breaking, uncompromising and unflinching memoir about grooming, intergenerational trauma, grief and love....
Tim Kastelle
I voted for this, and also Songlines by Margo Neale and Lynne Kelly, which is fantastic. Lots of good books to vote for!      source
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The World We Create
Tomas Björkman - 2019-10-02
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Discover the forces shaping the future and how our ability to create meaning will determine our fate.  In The World We Create, Tomas Björkman reveals how stress, depression, inequality, and environmental destruction are symptoms of an unsustainable state of cultural tension.  Through history, economics, sociology, developmental psychology and philosophy, Björkman charts how we got here and offers perspectives on how we can create a more meaningful, sustainable world.
Tim Kastelle
It’s a terrific book!      source
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The Memo
What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table
Minda Harts - 2019-08-20
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The Memo is the essential career guide for women of color, offering practical advice to overcome the unique obstacles they face in the workplace. Minda Harts draws from her own experiences as a CEO and fundraising consultant for top colleges, providing actionable tips on navigating networking, office politics, and money, while also addressing uncomfortable truths about corporate America. The Memo is a vital resource for any woman of color looking to succeed in her career.
Tim Kastelle
@annetgriffin @dionnewarwick @MindaHarts It’s a fantastic book!      source
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Bianca Belair
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Celia V. Harquail - 2019-06-25
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Explore feminist thought in the context of work and management with this empowering and concise book. Discover how feminism can liberate our understanding of these fields and challenge assumptions about both feminism and business. With insights and critiques aimed at the practicing manager and business student, this book offers a fresh, positive vision that is remarkably relevant today.
Tim Kastelle
It’s a great book!      source
Just Enough Research by Erika Hall
Astronomy by Karlie Noon
Sellout by Dan Ozzi
Ninth Street Women by Mary Gabriel