I do quite a bit of formal and informal training at work, but recently I've decided I want to do more in my spare time to keep in practice. To get into flow whenever I need without having to agonise too much about it.
The first Campaign Organisers weekend at the end of the month is a great focus for beginning this shift. I'll be helping to facilitate a whole lot of training at this event and I want to use it to build up momentum, to sling-shot into 2014 ready to do more than ever before.
So, what does that mean? Where do I start? Well, by
- Compiling a portfolio of short, sharp, skill-sharing sessions I can deliver anywhere, guerrilla style
- Practicing these sessions out of hours or lunchtimes in the office
- Testing whether they can be done via Google Hangouts.
- Adding all of this to the training page on the blog.
And then rolling into the New Year ready to go!
PS - in the event that someone in a Friends of the Earth local group is reading this, just a quick reminder to take training and skill-sharing requests through the usual channels, e.g by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. I'm testing a skill-share driven approach to capacity-building in new groups at the moment in any case, so together with Campaign Hubs, this means I expect my on-the-clock training to increase as well.