Category Archives: Professional Practice

Come together: a congregation for learning

I’m off to an e-learning conference today, a chance to gather together with like minded people to share ideas and develop new ones. Whilst we are all connected online, congregating for a formal event like this serves a number of … Continue reading

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The nature of work in the Social Age

Organisations used to own us: they recruited us as graduates or apprentices, mapped out a career path, trained and assessed us and then, finally, gave us a carriage clock and sent us out into retirement. It was safe, it worked … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptability, Agile, Change, Collaboration, Community, Creative, Freedom, Group Dynamics, Innovation, Knowledge, Meaning, Networking, Ownership, Professional Practice, Social Capital, Social Learning | Tagged , , , , , , | 55 Comments

What is the point of blogging? Celebrating 400, not out

Today is the four hundredth post on the blog! I have always tried to celebrate milestones: the first twenty five posts, the first hundred and so on as it’s important to measure our success along the journey. These posts have … Continue reading

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