Making the most of your PhD #1

  Dr Jan Peters has been working with the Engineering and Science Doctoral Training College at UCL helping PhD students explore their self-awareness. In this series of posts she explores techniques and thinking to help you grow your self-awareness and start to notice when…

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Reframing inclusion in engineering

November 7 2017 We’ve seen huge advances and shifting in thinking around diversity and inclusion in higher education in recent years, catalysed by the Athena Project, launched in 1999. What a difference we can now see. The diverse and rich programme at this year’s…

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Strengths insights by Jan Peters

Jan Peters attended the Gallup Coaches’ Alumni event on September 29th to give an IGNITE presentation on CiftonStrengths’ Talent Theme Self-Assurance. IGNITE talks can always be nerve wracking but a room full of certified coaches can add an extra level of pressure. Eager to…

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Top ten tips on using strengths to support reviews

Sometimes our internal people management systems don’t align. Maybe your organization has introduced strengths locally but still operates a competency-based system. And here you are, trying to work with strengths and what’s right with people while filling out forms identifying areas for development. Originally…

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School strengths pilot success

Addressing student resilience using talent awareness and the Katalytik Talent Ignition programme After a successful term piloting our work with low self esteem students we’re delighted to announce the Talent Ignition programme. We’ve been working to help students develop greater resilience by focusing on what’s right…

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