News

9
May

If my leg was broken I’d tell you…

… and it would be a straightforward, simple conversation to have. I’d probably tell you how it happened, that it was painful and that I needed time off to recuperate because of it.

So… Why can’t I say that some days I don’t have great mental health?

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4
Apr

Taking time to invite calm

Mid-march I started offering free, short breath awareness sessions. I felt I wanted to help others by putting something out into the world which might help people during this time of uncertainty and challenge.

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12
Jun

#FestivalOfWork Day 1 reflections…

I came along today ready for something different… the inaugural CIPD Festival of Work. A new offering from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development. During day one I attended conference sessions, walked the exhibition floor, chatted to folk, took part in seated yoga plus mindful colouring on a giant colouring wall. All in a days work at the new CIPD #FestivalOfWork.

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29
Mar

Echo

I’ve blogged over on LinkedIn.. please read and share any thoughts or comments with me. Thank you

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/echo-fiona-mcbride/

5
Dec

Training Director for JCI London

On InternationalVolunteerDay  I’m delighted to announce I’ve been asked to join the Junior Chamber International London Board as Training Director. It all begins on Saturday at the strategic planning day. I am really excited and looking forward to the new challenge!

You can find out more about the Junior Chamber International here: https://www.jcilondon.org.uk/

13
Nov

Podcast about PLNs

The wonderful team at GoodPractice invited me onto their podcast in November 2018. I share my thoughts and experiences on personal learning networks (PLN) from a personal and client perspective. You can listen to it here:

https://www.goodpractice.com/blog/items/podcast-121-how-do-i-build-a-personal-learning-network/

20
Jul

Street Wisdom event: Brighton

I love Street Wisdom. I’ve taken part in numerous Street Wisdom events in the UK and now, as part of Street Wisdom’s World Wide Wander, I will be hosting this event in one of my favourite parts of the UK – #Brighton.  Read more

13
Jul

Benefits of coworking

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

12
Jun

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

23
May

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