Speaking Out

  Public speaking can be daunting for sure. It took me years of training and Workshops to reach a level that I was happy with. Through the PSE Summer Camps, we created a series of sessions, games and exercises that helped our project managers develop their public speaking skills for the four weeks that theyContinue reading “Speaking Out”

Noise vs Bias

In the wake of the cut-throat US Presidential campaign, and the rise of the ‘fake news’ concept by Donald Trump, I had been looking for a good visual summary of what Nate Silver calls ‘the Signal and the Noise’. I stumbled by luck onto this HBR ‘accuracy’ visual whilst browsing their library and thought thatContinue reading “Noise vs Bias”

Influencing through Actions

The classic book by Dale Carnegie ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’ offers a great insight into the basics of leading a successful team and the importance of leading by actions and example. Through our PSE Summer Camps, putting the ideas in this book into practice has come naturally and throughout the year, IContinue reading “Influencing through Actions”

Change by Design

A great book deserving a thorough read is Change by Design by Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO. Below I link to an online summary and have pasted the contents here for simplicity: ‘The leader of one of the most successful design companies, Brown shares what he has learned about how to make “change by design.”Continue reading “Change by Design”