Stand up, lean in, know when to lean out, recognise and reject imposter syndrome and value your worth.
One of my colleagues regularly brings her dog into the office. It's no real overstatement to say this is a fabulous beast: her ears are perfect to pat when you need to de-stress, she plays a mean game of tug-o-war and she is a wonderful teacher. Lesson #1 Take the time to not just lie … Continue reading lessons from a dog
I had the chance to attend a USQ Salon Series this month, with the State Library of Queensland's 2016 Creative in Residence Dr Matt Finch. Now, apart from working out how I can get a business card with a title that fun, I've also been working on how I listen, to colleagues, stakeholders and myself, … Continue reading it’s about how we listen
Here's an unsurprising admission: I am an ABC junkie - TV, radio, online, it's all good. Today, I was spending a lazy Sunday lunch watching Landline (ABC TV) (that's an hour-long rural television news program here in Australia) and in an interview with a chef about the resurgence of the Hereford breed, he had a … Continue reading one bad day
It's easy to forget in this age of newer, more now, don't bore me with detail, what did you just say, that your communication can have a long-lasting impact. I was given a Friday afternoon reminder today. I was having a quite intense and wide-ranging conversation with a regional colleague that started with something I … Continue reading it’s amazing what people remember