A bit of a Review – Kit: High Power 20,800 mAh Dual USB Emergency Charger

So.  I don’t do this sort of thing very often.  Never, in fact. I was asked to review a bit of tech on my blog here.  Specifically, MobileZap saw my blog and asked me to review “a good bit of kit” – a 20,800 mAh USB Emergency Charter.  I said sure – as long as …

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MNCs in Emerging Markets: International Human Resource Management

I am acting as MC/chair of the panel for this event (“MNCs in Emerging Markets: International Human Resources“) 5th March at Customs House. I am looking forward to it. Registration details are in the attached if anyone wishes to attend. This event is the brainchild of my good friend Maria Beamond, and it promises to …

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Round-table discussion: Effective social networking in the public sector

I was invited to facilitate a round-table discussion on effective social networking in the public sector for CPA Australia at their International Public Sector Convention on 21st February 2013. These notes derived from that session.  I have formatted this discussion as an article, and it is available h here for download:  20130221 Roundtable Notes.pdf.  Please feel …

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Work Life Balance: What if I told you doing insane hours is not the same as doing your PhD?

And so today I am here to talk about work-life balance in your PhD. Work-life balance is one of the ‘seven deadly sins’ of academe. The PhD is the worst kind of study for work-life balance. More than any other form of study, the PhD requires hard work without direction and hard work without deadlines. …

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