Leadership and alter egos: making peer review more humane?

I have been attending this week sessions Manager as a Coach, a support program provided by the university for the staff in trying to get us to think more coach-like in how we manage people. My key takeaway messages are that power is something that is shared, that good leaders and managers focus on giving positive… Continue reading Leadership and alter egos: making peer review more humane?

Finding your voice

This week has marked the International Women’s Day and it seems timely again to reflect on some of the issues that are coming up in media. This year I was invited to join our university table at the Gold Coast Women of the Year Awards with some of our most influential women from Griffith University.… Continue reading Finding your voice

This is marketing: how to add true value and succeed

 This week I have been reading Seth Godin’s newest book “This is Marketing: You can’t be Seen until You Learn to See”. What has been so refreshing about the book is Seth’s way of simply explaining how ideas work, which issues we should be thinking about when we embark on the journey in discovering and… Continue reading This is marketing: how to add true value and succeed

Why tracking decisions matters both for health and climate  

Much can be said about our individual decisions, and the way we make them. The world is full of advice on this: countless books, webinars, podcasts, online courses and workshops on how you can learn to make better decisions. When it comes to climate related decision-making, some have argued that framing climate change about individual… Continue reading Why tracking decisions matters both for health and climate  

What good leadership really looks like

As the year 2018 is drawing to a close, it’s an excellent time to reflect on what has been going on in the world, and specifically in the climate change space. 2018 has seen both leadership that is frankly just bad but also positive that has been inspiring.   The good and the bad A… Continue reading What good leadership really looks like