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Engineering Innovations: Steam Power

The¬†Aeolipile¬†was the world’s first rotating steam engine, or more technically correct, a steam reaction turbine. It was devised by the great Heron of Alexandria in the1st Century AD. A sphere mounted on a spindle with two opposing outlet pipes for … Continue reading

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Leadership: types and styles

Why are we looking at leadership types and styles? Well a leader’s style of approach can have a positive or detrimental effect on a team’s or an organisation’s dynamics and therefore it’s success or performance. It seems that different leadership … Continue reading

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Leadership: men and women of Vision

One characteristic I have noticed throughout history is that leaders are often visionaries. Examples are many and varied and below are just a few examples pulled out of the hat that have inspired generations. Steve Jobs was very much a … Continue reading

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