What do freelancers do when they’re not trading?
I have long believed that for a trainer or consultant to stay relevant he or she must keep their practical skills up to date. I know from experience that my clients think so too. From learners in training sessions to managers in consultancy you want the person you’re talking with to understand the real world of practice. You want him or her to understand your world and the challenges you face. You want him or her to ‘know’.
That’s why the best freelancers make a point of staying in touch. But spending time in practice is only half the battle. How that time is used is just as important.
Freelancers in practice need to take note of changes and understand new challenges. We need to think strategically and come up with practical ways to meet the demands of the real world. And we need to use that experience when we return to work with our clients.
There have been some changes to my services
For almost a year now I’ve been working as Quality Development Lead for a large UK social care provider. During this time I’ve come to grips with a range of real world challenges and worked with staff at all levels to meet them. It’s been a remarkable and illuminating year.
The net result of all this is a bigger range of services based upon the most up to date principles of social care, organisational strategy and personal development.
Click the links below to see what’s new.
It’s good to be back!