I discovered that I have dyslexia a couple of years ago. I really can’t over-emphasise the value that recognising my dyslexia has had. Knowing I’m dyslexic means I can do something about it. Finding out about dyslexia as an adult #dyslexia #dyslexic
What if I were to tell you that after discounting the hours we spend being paid for our skills by someone else, sleeping or commuting, the time we have left over is nearly enough to do two more full-time jobs. 62 hours, in fact. How do we use that time more effectively?
What’s it like to work
a 4-day working week? Does it really help reduce stress while maintaining productivity? Experience on adopting a 4-day working week, reviewing and exploring the arguments for and against the 4-day working week, the opportunities and challenges of the concept.
What is Kanban? How do you use Kanban as programme and project management tool? How can you use Kanban effectively in practice? Putting Kanban into practice as a project management tool in the public sector to drive service delivery
When is the right time to leave the job you know you’re good at? Faking it – Saying yes and learning later.
Since starting the MBA I’ve been asked by family, friends and colleagues: Why do an MBA? What are the benefits of an MBA? Is it worth doing an MBA?
Now I’ve completed the MBA and finally have time to reflect I can ask myself: Why did I decide to do an MBA? What did I want from from an MBA? What did I think the benefits of an MBA would be? Why did I put myself through the financial strain, endless nights of study and self-imposed social alienation that a part-time MBA requires?
Was it worth it?
Using Kotter’s Culture vs Performance assessment theory in practice to assess the quality and alignment of culture to strategy in a large organisation. Pugh, Lawrence and Lorsch, and Kotter
Ever have to fire someone before? Wondering what is the best way to fire someone? My own experiences of hiring the wrong person for a job and having to fire them at short notice. Learn from my mistakes to do it better yourself.
After 6 weeks of hard work, we’re now at the final stage: The Pitch. The aim is to provide a presentation, supported by a well evidenced business proposal to convince two ‘dragons’ (lecturers with vast business experience) that they should ‘invest’ in the proposal. Developing the proposal and presentation The team developed a rough idea…
We delivered our ‘elevator pitch’ of a single page PowerPoint poster and a 5 minute briefing to the course tutor and it all appears to be going according to plan. Reflection on the elevator pitch How did it go? We delivered our pitch one late Wednesday evening. Everything went well and nearly the whole team…