Benefits of coworking

I enjoyed talking all things coworking & #LnDcowork with Emily Burt for this People Management coworking article.  Read more


Supporting L&D professionals to support themselves

I was asked to be part of the Learning Technologies Summer Forum Conference Programme by the brilliant Donald H Taylor. Read more


Tips for building your professional network

Stef Scott from GoodPractice interviewed me for this article. I regularly speak and write about the  topic of personal learning networks (PLN) and I am a huge fan of social media for L&D professionals.  Read more


Social Media for Learning.. who knew?!

I love sharing tips and ideas for using social media for learning. The fab people at Training Zone asked me to write an article for their website.  Read more


New CIPD Central London Branch Committee

Yesterday the new Central London CIPD Branch Committee was voted in and I’ll be entering into my 3rd year as Vice Chair of the Branch Committee. 

Volunteering enables me to learn, grow and meet a fabulous variety of HR professionals. It is a way of giving back to my community and network too.

Here’s to a fab year ahead!



Speaking at the CIPD L&D Show 2018

I was delighted to be asked, by the CIPD,  to speak at their learning and development conference this year.

I was speaking in a session focusing on how L&D professionals can develop themselves. We spend so much time supporting others to develop, we often forget about ourselves. Read more


Joining the Facilitation Shindig team

I am delighted to be adding the role of Community Director to my portfolio of work.

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Asking How?

I’m really pleased to be attending both days of the CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition (8 and 9 Nov 2017) this year (so excited, in fact, that I have already selected my conference sessions). I’m looking forward to hearing from a wide variety of excellent speakers all working within different organisational contexts. I like to hear about others’ experiences and the challenges they’ve had along the way. It’s really interesting to hear these stories and to get different perspectives.  Read more


Through the L&D Looking Glass

I am delighted to be part of the Blog Squad for 2017’s CIPD L&D Show. The theme this year has really had me thinking.. Make every day a learning day. Wow! That’s a theme and a half, isn’t it?

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What is an UnConference?

Have you ever been to a conference and found the most valuable part of it was the bits where you were chatting over coffee with other cool people? That’s often where the most interesting interactions and most valuable ideas come from. Read more