2018: Invest in Knowledge

Ah, resolutions. Some are met, while others fade into existence the day they were made. Although traditional resolutions are great, consider committing to personal growth in your profession. Make 2018 the year you get a promotion, develop your brand, or expand your team.

Week-by-week we’ll be sharing our career-related resolution and how you can achieve each goal! This week’s resolution: Invest in Knowledge.

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
— Benjamin Franklin

Is there an aspect of your field that you wish you were better in? Perhaps there's a task at work you'd like to be more hands-on with but don't have the experience. Or maybe you just want to stay on top of your game! Point is, there is always room to grow in your profession. This year we challenge you to take a course once a month to help you accomplish your professional goals. Check out some of our favorite websites for online education!



1. Youtube

Need a quick how-to? There are thousands of FREE tutorials on Youtube! We like to use Youtube for refreshers on certain programs, such as Photoshop.

2. Udemy

Udemy has a plethora of courses ranging from IT to Marketing to even Heath and Fitness! All taught by verified experts. Sign up for their newsletter to be the first to know about certain discounts and special promos on the courses they offer!

3. Skillshare

Similar to Udemy, Skillshare has thousands of classes to help you do your best work. What's great about Skillshare is that, much like Loading Dock Raleigh, you're connected to a community to share work and insights. 

4. The Great Courses

Learn something new every day with critically praised audio courses from Audible.com.  Want to learn best practices for Screenwriting?  Want to learn the history of India?  Or need some advice on home loans?  The Great Courses covers a wide spectrum of beginner to expert courses from some of the nation's top professors.

5. SkillPop

Our friends at SkillPop believe that the best learning happens in-person, and they strive to create environments where trying a new skill is social, accessible, and engaging. You shouldn’t have to spend huge amounts of time or money just to try something new or build your skills, so SkillPop makes it simpler.  Sign up for a class at Loading Dock Raleigh today! 


Now get out there and grow this year!

Looking for a community to collaborate, network, grow, and share resources and knowledge?  Loading Dock Raleigh serves as a coworking community for people of all walks of professions and in every stage of development—creative, start up, established, freelancers—seeking a safe, feasible, and inspiring place to build, gather, network, and share resources and knowledge.