Tag Archives: Education

Two Thirds of University Students Fail to Graduate


So two thirds of university students fail to graduate…when will they learn that they need to provide far more than text books and large lecture theatres?

A huge shake-up is needed in this sector for it to still be relevant in the years and decades to come. Teaching techniques have to change drastically – having young post grads being tutors because they are PhD students is rediculous, as is expecting people to sit through lectures over an hour long.

Come on guys, time for some disruption!

Constantly Working Long Hours? Maybe You’re The Problem.


I’ve always thought that if you’re constantly having to work long hours (the exception being if it’s your business, then it’s your choice and sometimes a necessity) then you are not efficient and don’t use your time as productively as possible.

In the past I’ve heard many people spend an hour a day, or more, complaining that they don’t have enough time to do their job!

A person working long hours more often than not demonstrates a lack of ability or of support, both are toxic in any organisation.

Go home, spend time with family or on yourself, because you’ll never be paid for those extra hours and your boss won’t appreciate it, she/he will just get used to it and soon expect it as your normal day.

Do yourself a favour and GO HOME!

Looking for an opportunity to analyse startup programs in Adelaide


Good morning. My body has given up on me (I now suffer from Chronic Fibromyalgia and CFS/ME) so I’m not working anymore, but my brain is still functioning (mostly!).

I’m looking for a scholarship to do a Masters in Research on startup programs and communities, to find out which provides the most successful outcomes in terms of real, sustainable businesses created, in what industries, analysing the type of support structure (people, finance, relevant mentoring) that produces the best ongoing results.

Any Universities out there who have a program they’d like assessed against their peers and want to discover the most efficient and effective ways to run their programs?