5 May, 2020

Leadership in dynamic and troubling times

 The Cruel Sea is the name of a fantastic Australian band headed up by Tex Perkins. It’s also the name of a novel by Nicholas Monsarrat that was first published in 1951. This cruel sea is the story of the Battle of the Atlantic, which was fought between Britain […]
5 May, 2020

Coming your way…webinars

We’ve mentioned, Ethos CRS can produce webinars for your organisation or team. And coming this month, we’ll be hosting a webinar on the topic of Imagining the future—Policy challenges in a COVID-19 world. This will be a panel discussion hosted by Kate Wall, previously chief political correspondent for ABC current […]
5 May, 2020

For goodness sake, use verbs

  If you want to write clearly, then use verbs. Real ones. Don’t make them up: Impact is not a verb. Incentivise is not a verb. Action is not a verb. And, for goodness sake, signalise is not a verb. The admiral signals the fleet. And I signal my interest. […]
5 May, 2020

Blackwhite—May

The President of the United States is a contagion, contaminating all that he touches. He makes the truth sickly and weak. He lies with abandon. He corrupts good people. He undermines important institutions that ensure the health of a democracy. He dispenses with and mistrusts evidence, careful thinking and good […]
5 May, 2020

Top tips—working from home for six weeks

After working from home for six weeks, we’ve all learnt so much. Here are the standouts: Replace your commute to work with a start routine. Something that helps your brain engage with the challenge of another workday. Resist the lure of the dark side. Prepare food and snacks before work […]
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