How to attract the hidden funding opportunities

I spent a day this week at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education's conference (CASE ASAP conference) in Brisbane where I attended the role of academic leadership and its linkage to philanthropic funding. CASE focuses on "advancement professionals" who are often the unnoticed group of professionals in organisations who are tasked in leveraging… Continue reading How to attract the hidden funding opportunities

How to achieve unique coherence

Anyone in a leadership or managerial position knows how difficult it is to manage teams. You need to take into account the different skill sets and specific expertise, the personalities, and also different understandings of what needs to be prioritised and when. Yet, at the same time, we are increasingly told that we need to… Continue reading How to achieve unique coherence

How to guard your time (and be smart about it)

Do you ever get contacted by people outside your organisation asking you to donate your time and expertise for free but you end up feeling like they are doing you a favour? I do a lot of media engagement and communication in my current role because I am passionate about what I do, and I… Continue reading How to guard your time (and be smart about it)

Be Magical: how to create true impact

In the last week I have kept reading Ben Rhodes’ “The World as It is”, given two radio interviews, and also discussed things like what counts as impact with the WonderWomen. Much of this has left me with questions as to what we count as impact, how do we see ourselves in bringing change or… Continue reading Be Magical: how to create true impact

How to leverage effectively career and adaptation

Many of us are starting to plan for the 2019. I have made numerous lists, mindmaps, and collections of ideas as to what I am obligated to deliver, what I’d like to deliver, and what I can deliver. At some point, looking at my lists, I was starting to despair. I started questioning as to… Continue reading How to leverage effectively career and adaptation