The Quintessential Blog

What are good ideas if you don't care to share them?

March 3, 2018 BY PATRICK ALBINA

Building Leaders in STEM

In 2016 and 2017, I delivered a program with the Science and Engineering Faculty (SEF) at QUT.  Together with the SEF academic program director, we sought to explore ways of equipping future STEM leaders, with the essential skills to navigate …

July 5, 2018 BY PATRICK ALBINA

Reluctant Leaders – the hidden gems

Not everybody who is currently a leader actually wanted to be a leader in the first place, yet it is amazing how many people end up with the role because of some unforeseen chain of events.  Is this you or …

April 7, 2018 BY PATRICK ALBINA

Want better outcomes…then it’s time to think differently

Our inability to appreciate and evaluate the complexities that we face in day to day work and life from different perspectives can limit our success in solving problems and identifying new and novel approaches towards a resolution.  In fact, constraining our frames …