Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mental Toughness

Mentally Tough by Ron White One of the least talked about factors of success is being mentally tough. Mental toughness will allow you to endure adversity, hardship and setbacks, and ultimately achieve success. The next question is: What does it me… Continue reading

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The art of negotiation – a corporate perspective

Posted by David Freedman in Leadership, Soft skills on Fri, 10/21/2011 – 08:30 4inShare Negotiation is a skill – like any other – that can be learned through good models and frequent practise, says David Freedman. The issue of negotiation has rece… Continue reading

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Getting a job in 2025: a look at future skills

Posted by Lynda Gratton in Strategy on Mon, 10/24/2011 – 10:00 Change will come through the success of many individual initiatives which become linked and amplified around the world. Across Asia and Europe in particular social entrepreneurs are ga… Continue reading

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Leading academic change

Know: What change is desired, understand the difference between a department and a productive learning community. Do Create clear statements on promotion and tenure, strengthen the departmental voice in the faculty reward system, monitor and impro… Continue reading

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Graeme McConichie – Architecture lecturer, senior lecturer applicant

I worked with Graeme to prepare a portfolio for promotion. He attended one of our portfolio workshops and although somewhat overwhelmed by what we were proposing, was enthusiastic and wanted to present himself in the best light. When the portfolio… Continue reading

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And the problem is….

Apparently, the problem is poor teaching. While there are many good teachers on campus, and plenty of good practice, there are still pockets that are under performing. Let’s examine the problem using the six dimensional model. Knowledge: What is g… Continue reading

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5 Reasons dreams do not take flight

Most of us never see our dreams come true. Instead of soaring through the clouds, our dreams languish like a broken-down airplane confined to its hangar. Through life, I have come to identify five common reasons why dreams don’t take flight. No. 1… Continue reading

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