To the casual reader there seems to be so many articles these days about the lack of resilience in our young people, with much of the blame being placed upon all of us overprotective parents. The blog by Jessica Lahey refers to a study out of the Queensland University of Technology on the impact on […]
Archives for March 2013
Meetings, meetings, meetings …….can we do better?
Steve Tobak is a management consultant who estimates he averaged 4 meetings per day throughout his 30 year career – some 30,000 meetings! Obviously he’s seen the good, bad and the ugly of meetings and advances the formula of ‘no leader + no documentation + no followup = complete waste of time’. Click this link […]
Are you using Evernote yet? Don’t let a hacker deter you!
Despite all the publicity this week about being hacked (’50m user accounts reset after hacker breach’) Evernote remains one of the best free web-based tools available. I use its web clipping capability to collect a whole range of information. I know of others who use it for collaboration, to-do lists, meeting notes….the list is endless. […]
‘Big Data’ measures & rates education systems around the world
Analysis and actions based upon ‘big data’ is all the rage in most industries. So called data scientists spend their daylight hours data mining in the search for information to support organisational strategic planning and policy decisions. TEDGlobal 2012 featured Andreas Schleicher who introduced a test which measures school systems and student achievement in countries […]