Why Critical Thinking is More Critical Than Ever

Why Critical Thinking is More Critical Than Ever

By: Michael McQueenThis year, more than any, we have seen the power of fake news. Politics, climate change, public scandals and the virus which has overwhelmed our year, have revealed a vulnerability in society’s ways of consuming news and information. My...
Success at School: IQ vs Personality

Success at School: IQ vs Personality

By: Dr Justin CoulsonA guy I know – let’s call him Justin – was a failure at school by nearly all measures. I (oops, “he”) had few friends. And academically… well, let’s just say that Justin’s report cards were never...
Which Archetype of Leadership Represents You?

Which Archetype of Leadership Represents You?

By: Michael McQueenThink back to your teachers at school. What characterised them? In schools, the approaches to teaching and authority tend to group themselves into four key categories. These categories apply just as readily to forms of leadership that we come across...
3 Keys to Asking Better Questions

3 Keys to Asking Better Questions

By: Michael McQueenI’m sure we have all at some point felt the effects of bad conversation. Awkwardness, offence, miscommunication are all rooted in conversations that didn’t achieve what they were supposed to. Core to everyday conversation, relationships,...
Why We Should Rethink the 3 ‘r’s of Education

Why We Should Rethink the 3 ‘r’s of Education

By: Michael McQueenReadin, writin’ and ‘rithmetic… I’m sure that if many of us Gen X and older were to return to our schooling days it may have resembled something like this. For generations, education has involved the rote learning of dates,...