The journey to PhD begins

The journey has begun with an intense week of orientation into the Fielding Graduate University doctoral program for Human and Organizational Systems. In the next 3-5 years I will be digging deeper into my work with my Social Optimization Theory applied to Leadership in the New Social Paradigm from many angles. I am excited and inspired by the potential to learn, and grow personally while contributing to my field. Above are my sketch notes from the final session with advice for moving forward. I will share research results on this site and more as I come across interesting things of value for practitioners. Fielding provides a great balance between the scholar practitioner model which allows me to delve deeper while in practice.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you or your organization be interested in participating in or benefitting from the research.

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Patience, Patience, Patience

Picnic while searching for mushrooms in Huså

The best bit of advice I ever received was from my father-in-law during our wedding over a decade ago. He said the best way to make relationships last is “patience, patience, patience.” This of course, was said with his delightful smirk, knowing full well what this would mean at times. So I beg your patience as I settle into my new role of researcher, teacher and student as I commence my doctoral studies.


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