Entries by Fiona Dew

What Gets You Out Of Bed In The Morning?

“We want to change but the culture here is just too deeply embedded”. A more traditional approach to tackling the problem of change within an organisation could be some encouraging words from senior management, a selection of PowerPoint slides detailing the company’s new Aims & Objectives or a departmental team building session… which we all […]

Take It Easy On Yourself!

This is a favourite quote of mine by Melinda Gates, “when we invest in women and girls, we invest in the people who invest in everyone else”. Related to this, I came across a blog post written by her a year or so ago which a struck a chord with me. It talked about the […]

Newbies in the GWOF Team

New Additions to the Games Without Frontiers Team Arguably the most important thing anyone can bring to a start-up organisation is a can-do and positive attitude.  Have a look at Wally Kozak’s Eagles and Ducks here (thank you ESpark Edinburgh for sharing) for some light relief on a serious point. I love it.