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Webinar: understanding behavior
September 2, 2014, 09:02
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Continuing my current bad habit of not writing things up until weeks later, here are my notes from a webinar on July 16th. Entitled Understanding behavior – the critical link to leadership success, this was presented by consultant and behavioural psychologist Dr John Austin.

I was interested in this session for a couple of reasons – I’m always looking for new insights into effective leadership strategies, and I wanted to hear about this from an American perspective as I’m forever coming across things which are a little different over here. I’m not sure that I learned anything entirely new, but it was well-timed to make me re-evaluate some of my own behaviours, and there were some clear take-aways to bear in mind for future application. Continue reading

Developing and leading a knowledge sharing culture at #SLA2014
July 26, 2014, 11:05
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During this session I really felt for the presenter, Jim Stewart, as he was up against some significant challenges – the room was much bigger than the audience, it was mid-afternoon on the final day of the conference, and no one seemed terribly keen on participating in any of the interactive aspects. I wasn’t really sure what I thought of it, both whilst it was going on and in retrospect, but looking back over my notes I’ve written down some interesting and coherent thoughts. Continue reading

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