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What would you choose? Loyalty or competence

Often in public and work life we see judgement clouded by personal loyalty. So when choosing new members of the team are you looking for competence above loyalty?  What are the consequences of choosing loyalty over competence? What do we know … Continue reading

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Leading academic projects – A self-study unit

Image via Wikipedia By the end of this session you will be able to: Understand the concepts and principles of academic project management. Lead an academic project Be confident in your capabilities and processes. Lead your team, and reflect on … Continue reading

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You don’t know who you are until you know what you can do. What can you do?

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

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Are you needing some new ideas in 2011?

via blogs.parc.com As the new year starts, we are often involved in planning pursuits, everything from corporate strategy to the family holiday. Here are some good ideas to help you get off to a good start. I am also a … Continue reading

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Are you ready?

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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How to acheive sustained high performance without your Blackberry

Over the holiday season, many of us are away from technology, and some of us go through angst. However, as suggested in the article below, new tools do not always make us more productive. http://baselinescenario.com/2010/02/11/the-myth-of-efficiency/ Mobile devices can put us … Continue reading

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Using six dimensions to create great leaders at work

Great business leaders know that there is a lot more to becoming a leader than simply being assigned to the role of manager. A manager is primarily an administrator. The job of a manager is to run a section, group … Continue reading

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