Manager vs Engineer

No intention to start a fight to say who’s best, a manager or an engineer; rather to try and recognise a key difference in role that may clarify responsibilities for some. Continue reading


Teaching and Education

I’ll probably upset a lot of teachers and education experts by using these terms in the way I’m about to – but I’m writing this for the rest of us.  I’m going to use them to focus on differences in approach in an attempt to show how we often undersell professional development. Continue reading


I recall, in my early years at work, of being told that middle-managers need to be bi-lingual; they must understand the language used at the work-face as well as the language of the board-room. It is their job to take the senior management ideas (mission, objectives, policies, etc) and put them into practice. Quality professionals need to be multi-lingual. Continue reading