Research blog on Australian history especially the history of knowledge, higher education, work and combatting inequality
Wednesday, 21 November 2007
3 lessons from my life as a manager
The type of work I am doing today encourages me (as an aside to it) to reflect on my role as an educational manager and to consider, before I leave, what I think are the 3 key lessons I've learned in this job.
Today, I think they are:
Keep one eye on the goal, the other on the ball
99.9% of problems will pretty much solve themselves if you are open and honest about them
If you declare it to be true it will normally become so