Category Archives: Musings

Random Thoughts on a Wednesday Night – Passion And The Workplace

For those who know me, know I don’t sit still. My mind is always ticking over with something, making plans, organising something or experimenting with some new app or software. Even quiet times at work you’ll find me reading articles, … Continue reading

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What I Learned in September: What’s the Point of Sharing, Really?

In a way, I’m glad that this month is nearly over as I learned about myself.  There were happy times, angry times, frustration and elation. The highlights of the month was attending the LearnX Conference in Sydney with two colleagues … Continue reading

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Possibilities Are Endless in a Networked World

It’s 4:50 am on the morning of the Australian elections.  While our current Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and his contender, Tony Abbott are probably up at the same time anxious about today’s result, I have been tossing and turning in … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need to Meet Your PLN Face-to-Face

I’m back! Did you miss me? After a 5 week holiday with my husband @TigerTex1 we are now back home, over the jet lag and begrudgingly settled into our routine of work and home. We did a Trafalgar guided tour … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Blog Front

It’s going to be a bit quiet here for a while – well, not until Monday 12 August when I will happily report a Learning and Development tweet-up from London -so standby for some photos too.  I’m excited to meet … Continue reading

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What I Learned in May & June

‘What I Learned In <Insert Month Here>’ is a bit late so I joined May and June together in an effort to make me feel better about it. Recently, while watching the Game of Thrones, my mind drifted to a … Continue reading

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So How Do We Know They’re Getting the Right Answers?

This was a question posed to me today by a colleague about the impact of staff seeking answers on the web or on our Enterprise Social Network such as Yammer.  The particular example was “what if they ask a question … Continue reading

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It’s Really A Panopticon World

Last week I called my brother, an electrical engineer who was reading Foucault at the time. This didn’t strike me as odd because if you knew my brother, you’d realise this is normal behaviour.  He is well-versed in philosophy, political … Continue reading

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Is Learning and Development Really Dying?

I’ve been reading many articles and blog posts that have an urgency about them regarding the impending death of Learning and Development function in corporate organisations. Admittedly when I read these, my heart races a little faster.  I have this … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence and Learning

It was an early start this morning when I greeted the new day with a coughing fit at 4:30am – the last remnants of a chest infection. However, I took the opportunity to write this blog post about a Lunch … Continue reading

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