Tag: achievement

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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...

Letting go to embrace what comes next

Today I had my farewell morning tea at my workplace. I officially finish up at Queensland State Archives (QSA) on Friday. As my hands shook, tears flowed (how embarrassing!), I’m sad to be leaving some amazing, knowledgeable and professional people whom I’ve had the privilege of working with and learning...

Life (recovery) after study

Guilt free. That’s how I’ll describe the last few weeks following my final submission for my Masters degree. Or at least I remind myself that it’s okay when I’ve slept in on a Saturday morning. To be honest, I feel sorry for my Mac. I’m sure it’s felt more than...

RAILS: slides and reflection

On Tuesday 18 June, I presented at the Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) seminar, held in Melbourne at RMIT. I shared some preliminary findings of my research project I’ve been working on this past semester which focused on evidence-based practice in library and information science (LIS) and...

Inspiration

Inspiration and reminders. These are our own making. They are a choice. I have a vision board in my study room. It sits on the wall, above and to the right of my desk. I’ve written about my vision board previously, but perhaps #blogjune is an opportunity to stop and...

Reflection on a workshop that was…

…..awesome! I co-facilitated a workshop at NLS6 a couple of weeks ago titled ‘Building and managing your professional identity’, with nearly 40 participants. Surprising turnout, I must say. I thought, “People actually want to see me speak?…..Cool!” (…followed by, “Oh crap!”) I couldn’t be happier with how it went. For...