The art of planning: A discussion with teenagers

Yesterday, I volunteered to discuss the art of planning with young people in my church at The Pathfinder Church Manchester, UK. I adopted a discussion approach so that the teenagers would create the knowledge by exploring the topic while I guide, facilitate and moderate. We started by defining a plan. They kept piecing up the … Continue reading The art of planning: A discussion with teenagers

DIGITAL DIVIDE AS THE GREATEST HURDLE FOR OPENSCIENCE IN AFRICA

Credit: Unplash UNESCO treats Openscience as a human right issue and its recommendations can help governments, institutions and stakeholders to transition to the emerging Openscience standards ( see UNESCO  recommendations). This is symbolic as it helps to build systems and knowledge infrastructures that are not only for scientists but for facilitating citizens science. There is … Continue reading DIGITAL DIVIDE AS THE GREATEST HURDLE FOR OPENSCIENCE IN AFRICA

2022: PREVENTIVE  AND CORRECTIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACHES.

by Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya If you have read the recent theoretical and philosophical propositions about thinking,  you would have started framing higher dimensions of domains when thinking. You can have a look at "The art of execution ".  Today, let me explore how to situate problem-solving within the people-time domain of the Questelligence framework. For … Continue reading 2022: PREVENTIVE  AND CORRECTIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACHES.

THE ART OF EXECUTION: PHILOSOPHY OF THINKING, KNOWING AND DOING.

by Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya Connecting thinking, knowing and doing is understandably difficult for many people. Yet, integrating them is necessary, although not sufficient, to achieve any self-defined or collaborative goal or objective. James 1(22) states: "But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves". In the end, our life efficacy and impact under any … Continue reading THE ART OF EXECUTION: PHILOSOPHY OF THINKING, KNOWING AND DOING.

LEADERSHIP BLACKHOLE TO BE AWARE OF AND AVOID TODAY

By Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya Have you worked in any organisation that substantially disregards or pays lip service to its mission, vision, motto or core values? They usually have a bad culture and the leaders are knowingly or unknowingly  digging a blackhole that would sink the entire organisation. I agree with John C. Maxwell that ALL … Continue reading LEADERSHIP BLACKHOLE TO BE AWARE OF AND AVOID TODAY

OPENSCIENCE: OPEN TO WHO, OPENED BY WHO?

(Source: Openaccessbutton.org) The 2nd UN Openscience Conference which took place from 21st to 23rd July 2021 has ended after a very engaging,  resourceful and enlightening talks. On the second day of the Conference, I reflected on some issues titled Publishing my PhD work would cost jaw-dropping £11,832 in Open Access . At the end of … Continue reading OPENSCIENCE: OPEN TO WHO, OPENED BY WHO?

PUBLISHING MY PHD WORK WOULD COST JAW-DROPPING £11,832 IN OPEN ACCESS

By Chukwuma Ogbonnaya I am happy to be attending the 2nd UN Open Science Conference through the invitation of SPARC. I am an Open Access Advocate after attending Opencon2018 at Toronto, Canada. I was enthused to participate and I learned many things as you can see in my reflections ( A new world of possibilities- … Continue reading PUBLISHING MY PHD WORK WOULD COST JAW-DROPPING £11,832 IN OPEN ACCESS

I BLOG AS A REFLECTIVE PRACTICE

If you are talented, creative or you think that you have special gifts, or unbelievable visions about yourself, career, business, community or nation, do this today. Get a book, pen and start writing, drawing and sketching the world you envision as it evolves. I started The Questelligence blog as a reflective practice, it has proven … Continue reading I BLOG AS A REFLECTIVE PRACTICE

SYSTEMATIC THINKING AND COGNITIVE COSTS

I am a STEM Ambassador with the Transpenine Group England and I enjoy teaching students Maths and Sciences. In particular, I appreciate an opportunity given to me by The Brilliant Club UK during my PhD to participate in their Scholars Programme and The Brilliant Tutoring Programme. By the way, I strongly recommend The Brilliant Club … Continue reading SYSTEMATIC THINKING AND COGNITIVE COSTS

My first academic disappointment and how it can be useful to you

(Exclusively for subscribers. Only those who follow this blog will receive this post) One thing I know that I know is that I love learning. When I want to learn, I go all out to learn as much as I can learn. However, my first academic disappointment  came the day I understood that there are … Continue reading My first academic disappointment and how it can be useful to you