Athletes have coaches - at all levels. Yet within business and research we shy away from the idea. A coach can help individuals or teams identify and work through performance problems. they can be employed for a short or long term or be specific to a project or group. Our coaching programs create efficient researchers, research teams and research collaboration with clear direction and leadership.

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Research is organic - it does not need to be planned.

This is a view I often hear – and on many levels I agree. Fundamental (or basic) research into how a system (natural or created by people) operates is organic. It is driven by curiosity. Full stop.

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