Category: professional development

MOOC Mania

MOOCs are all the rage these days. They aren’t Motivational Online Occupational Consultations. Neither are they Modern Organisations for the Over Confident. Nor Mocha Oreo Overindulgence Cupcakes (oh, now that would be nice).   Nope. MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses. They only really…

Enhancing your skills

Does the phrase “Continuing Professional Development” a)      Fill you with dread b)      Make you yawn with anticipation c)      Get you making excuses why there are better things to do? Now I love learning and enhancing my professional skills, but I know some…

Away Days are Good

When you are a home-based freelancer, sometimes you just have to get away. I don’t mean just to escape the drudgery of everyday life, we all need that… I mean get away, meet other people and get a bit of training in. It’s all…