Business and Skills At present there is an under-utilisation of skills, talent and expertise in New Zealand’s organisations. Just ask anyone who works in a large organisation, and they will tell you then getting people productive and performing is a … Continue reading
Often when we work with staff or teaching teams we ask the question. “What is it that you want to be able to do?” or sometimes, “What is it that you want your students to be able to do?”. In … Continue reading
Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same. Audrey Hepburn When you acknowledge performance is anyone listening? I ask this question because I have noticed on a number of occasions when a teacher, coach or … Continue reading
The answer may well lie with Google. Suprised? Well, Google have undertaken an extensive programme to discover what knowledge, skills and attributes their managers need to support employees performance. The project was code named Project Oxygen, I suppose to breath … Continue reading
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Back in 2009 I found this article by Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman. They have a weekly column in US News giving all sorts of good advice to students and parents. In the articles Lynn and Jeremy identify 11 skills … Continue reading
As we commence another year of activity, and face our first set of challenges, it is a good idea just to check we have everything we need. 1. Does your team fully understand all the important terminology, concepts and principles … Continue reading
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