How Automation Might Save Your Career

By: Michael McQueenAutomation is a word that often strikes fear into workers who cannot help but feel threatened by its emergence in the modern world. Most of what we hear about automation surrounds the ways it will take our jobs and force the everyday worker into irrelevance. However, there are...

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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, problem-solving, leadership...

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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, formulas and quotes which are...

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I Raised 3 Screenagers: A Gen X View of Gen Z

By: Susan SohnI was born in 1970, smack in the middle of Generation X births.Millennials had not emerged from Baby Boomers yet, and the zeitgeist of Gen Z right now (Stranger Things, and nostalgia for 80s vintage), was my teenage prime. For most of us in our 40s and 50s, our parents experienced...

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3 Essentials for an Age of Complexity

By: Michael McQueenIn the world we are living in, it seems that by the day, information becomes more and more convoluted and issues become more and more complex. Dealing with such a world demands a kind of depth of thought, discernment and understanding that we have previously not had to develop....

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3 Everyday Enemies of Your Tenacity

By: Michael McQueenMiriam is quick in the centre but loses heart. Joyce understands the game but could move a little quicker; Audrey places herself well but lacks height. I recently came across this extract from the sports notes section of the annual magazine from a girl’s school in the...

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