Have we moved on from the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

Have we moved on from the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

This week has been fascinating, it appears that things have begun to recover after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which then led to the #deletefacebook movement. This movement seemed to have a small, but noticeable impact for a moment on the pages that I support. However, from a quick look this weekend it appears that the main […]

Social media – what story are you sharing? What impact does it have?

Social media – what story are you sharing? What impact does it have?

Love it or hate it, social media is a place that provides a fascinating insight into who we are as people and as individuals. We happily share our thoughts and happenings, engage with people we know or don’t, in a range of spaces – private, closed or open. It is often a place were the […]

Connecting with your tribe

Connecting with your tribe

This last week I attended and presented at the 10th Social Media for Gov Summit, in Canberra, and as a result had the opportunity to meet with others who’s work is focused on social media. To be honest it could not have been more opportune, as there is nothing better than having a moment in time […]

Thinking through the dissonance

Thinking through the dissonance

Yesterday I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a weaving workshop were I engaged in some interesting conversations, which has allowed me to think through some of the dissonance that I am experiencing at the moment. It was interesting to chat with educators and unpack how they approach their own learning and how that then […]

Time to create

Time to create

In my previous post I made comment to taking time out to create, or more specifically giving oneself permission to take time out to be creative by participating in a creative activity. It is fascinating listening to people when you start a conversation around creativity. I often find that people push back and quickly state […]

Time to get back into this blogging thing

Time to get back into this blogging thing

I realised the other day that I haven’t blogged for some time and started to reflect on why this journey of sharing my learning and my thoughts began. A number of years back I encountered some workplace bullying and after life started to get back together a little I found this a great place to […]

Take-aways from #SM4GOV – 2

There are still a number of take-aways that I am yet to mention, I will focus on these in another post. For the moment I am digging deeper into one particular take-away, that being analysing the data. This is particularly important when highlighting the importance of social media’s role to those who work with you, yet […]

Take-aways from #SM4GOV – 1

Last week I attended the 8th Social Media in Gov conference . It was valuable, insightful and reaffirming regarding the use of social media (or social as those in Comms call it) in the public service space. It was also a fascinating experience, as it was the first time I have attended a conference that […]

#prep4work2016 – Takeaways-Number 2

Preparing for Work in Times of Rapid Change I have been thinking about what my next takeaway regarding this conference has been. For some reason I keep coming back the notion of agency, and what do we think of when we consider agency? How much do we believe circumstance impacts on agency? From this thought I […]

#prep4work2016 – Takeaways-Number 1

#prep4work2016 – Takeaways-Number 1

Preparing for work in a time of rapid change: I was asked if I was going to write a blog post regarding the conference I attended over the last two days and my initial response was no, I don’t have the time. On rethinking this I have decided to write, write in small bursts….so here […]