Scientists and engineers, individually or as team members, are often expected to be chameleon-like. They may be solving problems one minute, being part of a cross-organisational project the next. Working to their ‘home’ team rules in the morning, satisfying what matters to a client in the afternoon. Being expected to act as an expert; mentoring... Continue Reading →
Changing global demands, technological advancements plus evolving business models and careers aspirations mean how we work continues to change. As does how we define our workplaces. Here's a great RSA Animate piece by Dave Coplin Related Resources A to Z of Re-energising Your Career Avoiding Early Career Pitfallls Career Development for Researchers Career Mentoring Creating... Continue Reading →
Small powerhouses Feeding, creating, growing. Not seen. Always there. When Elizabeth Saunders from the University of Surrey met a group of artists at STEAMroom in Dorking insights and discussions inspired artistic expressions... STEAMroom has been a really cool experiment. Jacqui and I are really grateful to all the talent scientists and artists who helped make... Continue Reading →
Quantum of beauty inspired us to create. New lens on our world. When Dr Steve Clowes from the University of Surrey met a group of artists at STEAMroom in Dorking insights and discussions inspired artistic expressions... Really looking forward to what tonight's STEAMroom will bring 🙂
Science and art met. Hello creativity. Time to make magic. When Dr Radu Sporea from the University of Surrey's Advanced Technology Institute met a group of artists at STEAMroom in Dorking insights and discussions inspired artistic expressions... I can't wait for our October STEAMroom. If you would like to join us please find out more... Continue Reading →
Attending TEDxLondonBusinessSchool was an inspiring experience which helped spark and clarify several ideas as the day unfolded. To watch the full set of talks please click here... One of my favourites was by Charles Irvine with his human and insightful look at conflict. I hope you enjoy it too. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Charles Irvine: Conflict as a... Continue Reading →
I love this brilliant RSA Short with Susan Cain talking about the power of introversion. I hope you enjoy it too. Introverts and extroverts; equal partners in our wonderful world.
I enjoyed listening to the recent podcast produced by the CIPD (please see below). It explores the challenges faced by line mangers and how learning and development (L&D) professionals are successfully supporting them. Featuring... Dr Mark Cole, Head of L&D at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation, Catherine Noel, L&D Manager at Canon, and Jennifer Wrigley,... Continue Reading →