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Coming to a website near you soon…yesterday…maybe tomorrow

Coming to a website near you soon…yesterday…maybe tomorrow

I have been a bit quiet on the blogging front since completing the first year of my #write52 journey. Though I intended to carry on without a break, there has been a lot of development going on behind the scenes and as usual I got giddy setting lots of other things...
What is Rapid Learning?

What is Rapid Learning?

With the effect of the current global pandemic, many businesses are quickly having to adapt to take many aspects of their business online, training and learning being one of them. In order to do so, there is one aspect of eLearning methodology that is particularly...
My epic week of wins and a reflection on how it’s happened

My epic week of wins and a reflection on how it’s happened

Freelancer. Self-employed. Contractor. Entrepreneur. All these roles come with a whirlwind of emotions, high and low. Time of tumbleweed followed by avalanches of work. Tear inducing trauma and brilliant big wins.  It is certainly life-changing. And takes some getting...
The importance of a good design brief

The importance of a good design brief

Even within the design community, the power of a decent design brief can be hugely unappreciated. In the initial flurry of activity and enthusiasm, it is all too easy to just jump headfirst into developing ideas and cranking the designs out. I have even seen some...
A quick guide to user personas in online learning

A quick guide to user personas in online learning

Earlier in the week, I was involved in a conversation about user personas and whether they are applicable in online learning. Having seen how effective they are in UX design, I have long thought that they had a place in e-learning. It is so important to understand...
Avoiding feast or famine in your freelance business

Avoiding feast or famine in your freelance business

Tips on how to ensure you at least have a bit of a buffet and some snacks Feast or famine is a phrase freelancers are all too familiar with and in this time of empty supermarket shelves, loo roll hoarders and loss of jobs it is particularly poignant. There is little...