The BEST stories allow the audience to make a connection between two disparate ideas and, in doing so, illuminate each unexpectedly. There is a richness in allowing the audience to come to their own conclusions and an intellectual delight in having your world view gently shifted.
Having worked in Higher Education for a number of years, at a research driven Russell group university no less, I never thought I’d see the day that educational design and agility went hand in hand. I was thrilled to see a fantastic example of it at the recent talk by Sheila McNeill as part of the […]
Thoughts on how teaching and research can work together better within Higher Education.
What a hypocritical thing for a person who makes their living from offering marketing consultancy to say! Let me qualify: I love communication and helping people to have useful conversations. That is marketing. What I don’t like is marketing that loses sight of this simple thing. Marketing isn’t pushing someone who doesn’t want or need […]
A short presentation I created on what I’ve learned about community building by singing as part of a choir. The importance of community and team work matters everywhere in life, and it is no less important in our work lives. TL;DR – Key points Collaboration is transactional and we must hold both self expression & […]