Staff Skills

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Where Steel Meets Flesh

This piece by an Army reservist who is also a civilian surgeon describes how the latter contains lessons for the former.

By Matthew Jones

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How can we make the most of our Part-Time workforce?

This article contains suggestions for how to improve the Army Reserve by helping people better balance their Reserve and civilian commitments.

By Rory McDonald

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Musings of a Fourth Year Career Advisor

Virginia McDougall provides advice to officers, career advisors and chains of command of what she learned while serving as a career advisor.

By Virginia McDougall

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A Staff Officer’s Guide to Surviving (Another) Lockdown

Nathan Pierpoint provides five pointers on how to deal with lockdown while maintaining productivity and sanity.

By Nathan Pierpoint

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Reflective Practice - One Stop Shop

The Cove has a series of tools to help you become a reflective practitioner. Here they are on one page.

By The Cove

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Mental Health First Aid: Self-Mandatory Training

Just as everyone is encouraged to undertake First Aid, this article makes the case that everyone should be encouraged to undertake Mental Health First Aid to help understand the nature of mental...

By Darren Cronshaw

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Upside-Down Man of Performance Appraisal Reporting

Another great tip for PAR mid-terms! Let Colonel Mal Brick introduce you to the Upside-Down Man of PAR Writing.

By The Cove

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A Novel Means of Improving Preparedness

How do unit commanders know they are 'Ready Now' today? Matthew Crooks suggests a novel way of enabling individuals and junior commanders to manage the present needs, to be Ready Now.

By Matthew Crook

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52 Weeks of Ideas

An insight into how a Major General conducts reflective practice.

By Chris Field

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52 Weeks of Ideas Part 2: Resilience, War and Strategy

This article is Part 2 of a two-part series on 52 Weeks of Ideas, including the final 20 ideas on resilience and war & strategy.

By Chris Field

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