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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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So you want to be a better coach, manager and teacher?

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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There will always be storms, know how to sail your ship.

(For someone close to me who is starting off in worklife – Diana) This wise advice I found on a sign in a store in Kennebunk Port Maine. It reminds us that we need a skill set that will serve … 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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How to get the “X” factor

How to get the “X” factor: Teaching, coaching and advising for attitude Image via Wikipedia Attitudes, they say, are contagious. The question is – are your’s worth catching? writes Anendra Singh in the Northern Advocate 8 October 2010. Teaching, coaching … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Six Dimensions Dimension 6 is an easy to understand and apply model for improving performance in just about anything.  The model is specifically designed for young adults and those at the beginning of their career to perform and advance, but … Continue reading

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