IE School of Architecture recently presented its new Master in Architectural Management & Design in London. Influential architects, academics and journalists discussed the need for improved management skills in architecture practices. Featured participants: Christine Murray, Editor, The Architects’ Journal Ken Shuttleworth, Make Architects Ron Sidell, Sidell Gibson Architects Peter Murray, Chairman, NLA & Professor, MAMD,…Details
Words are human, substantially human. They link our thoughts to reality and to other thoughts. Thanks to words, others know what we are thinking or what we want to say. Depending on how skilful we are with words, we succeed or fail in reaching others, obtaining personal or collective benefits, and building the future.
No matter how knowledgeable they are, no matter how intelligent they are, people who do not express themselves very well are at a disadvantage. Words are effectiveness.
Our thoughts are made up of words. As we progress in the art of the word, we learn to think better, we acquire mental skills that we did not have previously because the brain develops with language, and if we train and teach the word, the brain increases its muscle power.
Our brain deals with images, sensations, all kinds of memories and an endless array of words. Our language brings all that together. The word and the action are what best reveal what we are and what we want to be. People who do not use words well act as if they have had their strongest member amputated.Details
At IE Business School, we take a holistic approach to evaluating each candidate. We look at every aspect of your application; as such no single element is of unique importance within evaluation, but rather a compilation of all the elements submitted.
Between those submitted elements are the letters of recommendation, fundamental in “adding score points in the path to admission” as Julian Trigo, Director of Admissions at IE Business School. He also addressed that ”finding the right recommenders is crucial” to get to know the strenghts and weaknesses of a candidate applying to the International MBA program.
Here are some tips when choosing your recommenders:Details
Prof. Tara Wernsing, professor at IE Business School, is researching on Authentic Leadership. Find out on how this can be developed… adding a bit more to the discussions whether leadership is born or can be taught!