ethos CRS

3 March, 2019

Even Homer sometimes nods

Amid some conjecture and debate, Homer is the ancient Greek author credited with writing the epic poems The Odyssey and The Iliad. These two poems, aside from being great […]
23 August, 2018

Our name and that funny η

How did we come up with the name Ethos and what is that funny η that appears after our name in our logo? Ethos CRS was […]
10 October, 2017
Gold star

A gold star for Ethos CRS

Sometimes, everything goes right. Tony Turner is the trainer for our presentations skills courses. As the former head of drama at the ANU and the author […]
15 May, 2017
Eating an elephant

Culture is a cruel mistress

By John Preston Radio—Created by Visnezh—Freepik.com On the ABC’s Radio National’s morning program the other day, presenter Fran Kelly chided Federal member for Corangamite Sarah Henderson […]
8 May, 2017
Annual reports calendar

Keeping the important stuff in mind: a tip for annual reports

It’s time to start that piece of writing no one wants to hear about: annual reports. Generally, their mention makes people sob and horses bolt. True enough, […]
1 May, 2017
457 Visas

457 visas—A horse for your communications wagon

By Emily Edmunds and John Preston The Easter long weekend was a busy one for the Prime Minister’s communications team. The Prime Minister’s polls were problematic: his […]
24 April, 2017
Ad-Hominem-Fallacy

The ad hominem delusion that infects our public debate

By Susannah Bishop and John Preston We like to believe we’re a culture of tolerance and understanding. We’re in the land of ideas. Mercifully—at least in Australia—the […]
19 April, 2017
Maslow's Hierarchy & Bloom's Taxonomy

Learning by numbers—Maslow and Bloom suggest not

By John Preston Humans are curious creatures. On one level, we are capable of profound understanding and complex cognition. On another we are completely dependent on […]
19 April, 2017
Greek orator

Critical reasoning and strategic decision making—Analysis, values and persuasion in public policy

By John Preston In ancient Greek mythology, Theseus—the founder of Greek democracy—entered the Labyrinth on the island of Minos and conquered the Minotaur. Theseus was renowned […]
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