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Good listening is a commodity in short supply at the moment.  Good listening doesn't mean that you need to hear in the mainstream way.  Excellent listeners may rely on captioning or Auslan translators, but they still are genuinely interested and engaged with the person they are speaking to.  This excellent piece in Medium has some great tips to help you become a great listener. More
The option of becoming a freelancer can present exciting possibilities for disabled Australians (e.g. i. The possibility of earning money from home; and ii. How attractive it is to escape workplaces that may be toxic and inhospitable).  This fantastic item has some great tips that will help you not only survive, but thrive in this new way of working. More
There may not have been many positives from the COVID-19 pandemic, but it has demonstrated that great work can be conducted outside a traditional workplace.  This fantastic WIRED piece contains some excellent tips. More
A good and well-maintained email list can be an incredibly useful and powerful business tool, especially if your potential customers were born before 1975 and haven't yet embraced a social media platform. But it is how you create and build your list is incredibly important.  How you do so must be legally compliant, ethical and respectful.  This item by New Light Digital has some great tips. More
Browser extensions can be important components of your workflow, fun and essential for your endeavour, but it's important to bear in mind crooks, charlatans and other bad actors can sometimes use them to sneak nasties onto your system.  Even if the original item is fine, sometimes bad code is hidden in an update.  This WIRED piece discusses strategies to protect yourself. More
A young amputee runner rests her artificial leg against a wooden fence

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