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In this Kōrero Kaipakihi: explore Mexico at the library, how to have more effective meetings and new books!

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Have you ever wanted to travel to Mexico?  Are you keen to learn more about the national culture?

Come along to Discover Mexico at Te Awe, where we will be celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations between Mexico and New Zealand.

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Would you like to attend less meetings, or make the ones you go to more productive? Learn more with our blog.

Most of us, at some point in our working lives, will have been subjected to a meeting that gets hijacked by someone with a sense of their own importance, a meeting that disintegrates into disagreement, or one that just lacks clear focus.

The end result often leaves attendees feeling stressed and/or frustrated.

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Curiosity may get you in to trouble, but without it great discoveries can’t be made. Learn why curiosity is a requirement in the workplace and how it can be developed.

 

In this blog we have compiled some resources to help you better understand curiosity and how to harness it to your advantage.

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Say what? : Jargon in the workplace

 

“What’s our North Star?”
“I’ll socialise it with the team”
“Grip it up”


Do any of these phrases sound familiar? Perhaps you are guilty of using them? 

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You don’t have to live in Wellington city to access library services.

If you live, study, work or pay rates in Wellington then you can join Wellington City Libraries for free! We have joining options available for all Wellingtonians in our region - even if you don't live in the Wellington City ratepaying area. (conditions apply).

A Wellington Workers membership provides you with all the advantages of an adult membership meaning you can borrow a range of items as well as access online resources.

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Want to know more about Artificial Intelligence?

 

We’ve curated a selection of recent publications on AI. You can find the list as a book river that trails along the top of the catalogue page of our website.

 

Browse the list

Business.govt offers up these tips for sole traders struggling with rising costs.

Cyber attacks are, unfortunately, a part of business life.

 

CERT NZ has released two new guidance pages for small businesses on distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

 

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is aimed at stopping your online tools and websites from working by overloading them. You and your customers may not be able to access your website, order goods or services from you, pay you, or contact you online or by email.

 

For more information on what a DDoS looks like and how to mitigate if you’re caught in one, see CERT’s attack guidance page.

 

Accomplishment : how to achieve ambitious and challenging things

by Barber, Michael

'Excellent . . . reveals that high accomplishment has a signature pattern that reoccurs from sport to politics to business to government'

-Matthew Syed

 

Michael Barber has spent many years advising governments, businesses and major sporting teams around the world on how to achieve ambitious goals on time. In this inspiring and practical guide he applies the wisdom he has gained from dealing with large, complex organizations and elite athletes to help anyone tackle their most challenging goals. (From catalogue)

Quit : the power of knowing when to walk away

by Duke, Annie

'Excellent . . . reveals that high accomplishment has a signature pattern that reoccurs from sport to politics to business to government'

-Matthew Syed

 

Michael Barber has spent many years advising governments, businesses and major sporting teams around the world on how to achieve ambitious goals on time. In this inspiring and practical guide he applies the wisdom he has gained from dealing with large, complex organizations and elite athletes to help anyone tackle their most challenging goals. (From catalogue)

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