Monday Message 21st May 2018

“One forges one’s style on the terrible anvil of daily deadlines”

– French writer Emile Zola (1840-1902)

 

Monday Message 14th May 2018

“Producing thoughtful, talented graduates is not a matter of focusing on market-ready skills. It’s about giving students an opportunity that most of them will never have again in their lives: the chance for serious exploration of complicated intellectual problems, the gift of time in an institution where curiosity and discovery are the source of meaning. There’s just no app for that.”

– New York Times columnist Molly Worthen musing on today’s misguided drive to measure “learning outcomes” of students

Monday Message 7th May 2018

“No-one is successful unless they’ve made mistakes. Leadership isn’t about gambling – its about calculated risk taking and occasionally some of those actions won’t succeed”

– Leigh Clifford (1948- ), the Rio Tinto mining career man and eventually CEO; who post retirement in 2007 went on to Chair Qantas Airways, a role he remains in today…

Monday Message 15th January 2018

“The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears or the salt sea”

– Karen Blixen (pen name Isak Dinesen) accomplished Danish author of Out of Africa and Babette’s Feast…

We hope that you returned from your Xmas break well ‘cured’ and look forward to a prosperous 2018…