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12 things to do to unlock your imagination

We have combined interesting and helpful free resources for you to stir up your creativity, boost your motivation, escape from the social media news cycle and keep learning.

1 . Visit an online exhibition

At Google Arts and Culture there are 500 top attractions you can visit virtually. Why not explore some of the best museums and galleries in the world, while you stay home to keep yourself and others safe? From the Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann in Dublin to the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo. From the Renaissance to twentieth century Expressionism and beyond. Go ahead try it, it’s free: Google Arts and Culture

Some of the TOP Attractions: 

  • MoMa The Museum of Modern Art - NY, USA
  • Uffizi Gallery. Firenze, Italy
  • Eiffel Tower - Paris, France

2 . How about dedicating some time to learn or relearn a new language?  

Perhaps this is the time you would like to learn a new language or revive a language course that you stopped (gave up on or put on hold) a while ago? Check out the websites below. In addition, you will also find them all on Google Play or the Apple store. 

Duolingo | Fluentu | Babbel | Rosetta Stone  | TED Talks

3 . Do you have an inquisitive mind?

Navigate through thousands and thousands of videos on Ted Education and Tedx while at home.  |

 4 . Watch an Opera Performance at the Met

Are you an opera lover or are you eager to watch opera someday? Or maybe, you have had enough of Netflix during these days and you’re thinking of moving onto something more classical. The Metropolitan Museum is streaming some of its opera performances. Check this out: Met Opera

5 . Watch the Irish National Opera’s 20 Shots of Opera series

It was conceived, composed, recorded and filmed in just six months. These 20 short operas showcase the breadth and depth of Irish operatic talent. 20 Shots of Opera

6 . Spend some time to relax and watch a movie! The best movies and documentaries for Finance professionals. Click here

7 . Watch the WorkLife TED series by Adam Grant 

You spend a quarter of your life at work. You should enjoy it! Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside the minds of some of the world's most unusual professionals to discover the keys to better work life. From learning how to love your rivals to harnessing the power of frustration, one thing's for sure: You'll never see your job the same way again. (Made possible with the support of Accenture, Hilton, BetterUp and SAP.) Source: TED

8 . Use Linkedin Learning for free 

Grasp this opportunity to improve your soft and hard skills, using Linkedin Learning for free. Some of the courses offered for free: Programming Foundations: Databases, Developing Resourcefulness, Developing Your Emotional Intelligence, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, Finding a Job, Unconscious Bias, Video Interview Tips, Time Management: Working from Home, and many more.

9 . Kids at home? Use Google@Home

Do you have kids at home? Google@Home is a resource for families with children of different ages. There are educational videos for children who are 13 years and older, kids in their 5 years old and older, and for preschoolers.

10 . Join the Culture Club Online

Culture Club Online is a series of hosted talks and tours that introduce and encourage people to connect with the cultural spaces of the city. Dublin City Council Culture Company invite everyone to experience and learn about Dublin’s cultural places. The events explore literate, history, art and theatre. Find all the information here. 

11 . Watch the CIMA Ireland past webinars

Grab a cup of tea or coffee and join us for the full series of recording webinars CIMA Ireland have made available to you. Watch them here.

12 . Be inspired by #CIMAIreland members

CIMAIreland invited a few of our Irish members to share with us their inspiring and empowering lessons in this International Women's Day. Read now their insights and views here.

CIMA Ireland Events & Webinars

Click below to view a list of upcoming events or some of the exciting past events/webinars of CIMA Ireland.

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