Tag Archives: Science

Finding the meaning in words: science and religion

Words convey ideas, but the meaning is something we construct from it. We often turn to written sources as our first source of information on a subject, but those sources won’t necessarily give us the ‘truth’, but rather a narration … Continue reading

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Learning leadership: simulation and reality

Leadership is not a process: it’s an art. I don’t mean that it doesn’t have structure, but rather that there is a highly subjective and qualitative dimension to it. It’s contextual and requires discretion and decision making in terms of … Continue reading

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The Periodic Table: using storytelling to bring a subject to life.

Did you know that you can make your own sodium from seaweed? Or that the first transatlantic copper cable was laid in 1866 from Brunel’s steamship, the Great Eastern? Or that we used to be able to buy radioactive wool … Continue reading

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