Tag: learning

iceland glacier

Looking back, looking forward: 2017 in review

2017, certainly in my part of the world has been a year of transformation and renewal. My biggest challenges have also been my biggest achievements. Previous years of beavering away has been recognised. And this year, I’ve taken leaps of faith, personally and professionally. Here’s my year in review. Started...
reflective writing in peru

Been reflecting lately?

Reflecting, and being a reflective practitioner is incredibly important to our ongoing professional development and improvements to service delivery. Reflective practice helps us to build our knowledge and experience, make sense of it, apply new insights to our work and find ways to share among our professional community – our...
weekend writing

Thoughts on ‘work-life balance’

This month’s GLAM Blog Club theme is ‘balance’. If you’re unfamiliar with GLAM Blog Club, I suggest you scurry over here then come back. Good? Grab yourself a cuppa. What immediately came to my mind is the often elusive and arguably irrelevant concept of ‘work-life balance’. This is no surprise...
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What I want to learn in 2017

I’ve just made it in for #glamblogclub blogging prompt for January. Phew! So I’m going to jump right in…..actually, ‘jumping in’ will be something of a theme this year. 2017 will be a year of go, go, go! Now to some, this may not be a surprise. And others might...
decision to go out

#blogjune Day seven – making decisions

Making decisions can be difficult. Making decisions can be uncomfortable. Even if we know the likely outcome of a decision, there is still a leap into the unknown. The unknown, or an unknown state is what makes decisions sometimes scary. We may not have all the information. We may not...
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Project management: lessons learnt

A project is a planned piece of work, involving the completion of a set of interrelated tasks in order to achieve a purpose, goal or particular outcome. Managing projects is part of our work as library and information professionals. We all manage projects. Some are short term, others are long...