Enterprising Ideas

On a cold crisp morning in February I poured myself a coffee and sat in the lounge at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor.  It was time to reflect on the uplifting experience that was the SEPnet* Enterprising Ideas Competition. Judging done; winning team announced; I smiled quietly to myself.  How lucky I am to have worked... Continue Reading →

Researchers Rock!

It's fair to say that I've been around the block.  Career-wise that is before anyone gets the wrong idea!  Of all the people I've shared career conversations with, postgraduate researchers (PGRs) are definitely the ones who really underestimate their skills and potential impact. This got me thinking.  As I love working with PGRs and because... Continue Reading →

Careers: Science and Skills

I am looking forward to working with another group of SEPnet physicists as part of the Enterprising Ideas Competition.  We have teams signed up from institutions across the SEPnet consortium who are ready to learn, get innovative and possibly win some cold hard cash! It is great to be working with SEPnet again as I... Continue Reading →

Change: Getting PREPared

Whatever our technical background or leadership experience there are many things to consider before we set off on a programme of change.  In this case, it's personal!  We certainly need to invest in getting ourselves ready and in the right state of mind. So here are my suggestions for a bit of PREP... Precious People: Remember at the... Continue Reading →

Myth Busting

What do these people all have in common?  The senior manager of a youth services organisation, the CEO of a charity, the CEO of a recruitment firm and the founder of a skills development business.  It’s not a skills thing.  Nor is it a social enterprise thing.  The connection is… … they all started their... Continue Reading →

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