My mind is like my Internet browser. I have 19 tabs open, 3 are frozen and I can’t tell where the music is coming from (anonymous). Can you relate? I could too until I found Toby. Toby is a free extension for the Chrome browser that lets you: Group popular URLs you visit and Then … [Read more...] about Is your mind like your browser with 19 tabs open? Here’s relief.
Can you relate to this cartoon? Are you inundated with to do’s, tasks and projects? Are you in a tumult trying to find that email, that idea, that …. Thing? Do you get, as my friend calls it, sick pit, that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when you think about all the things you … [Read more...] about Sync and swim
“Lee-Anne we’re not very technically savvy. Could you send us just the agenda from the learning resources PDF package you just sent?” said a client to me recently. Perfect timing I thought, as I was writing this post. Need to take out one or more pages from a PDF document like my … [Read more...] about Be gone all PDF foibles. Poof!
Remember when you found that jaw-dropping image that was perfect for your next newsletter or report? Or when you discovered the perfect website, blog or recipe online? Or when you tripped over that online video that made you laugh from the gut and snort from your nose? If I asked you to … [Read more...] about Digging Diigo- your path to online ease and efficiency
In my previous post, How to discover your tech personality (yes this includes you) I wrote about four types of tech personalities. It’s been a popular subject for workshop participants so I decided to make a quick survey out of it. Answer three simple questions and immediately find … [Read more...] about What’s your tech personality? Take this 3 question survey to find out
Vivid pictures of sea animals with plastic around their necks. The startling statistic that there’ll be more plastic in the ocean than marine life by 2050 (by weight which is even more scary considering how light plastic is). You’ve seen the pictures and heard the stats. I’m working … [Read more...] about Build community, capacity, connection and collaboration with this cool tool tech tool
If the number of plates you have spinning in the air is making you look like a Cirque du Soleil performer …
Your list of to do’s is daunting. The number of plates you have spinning in the air makes you look like a Cirque du Soleil performer. The flotsam and jetsam of things washing around in your brain is massive, such as: Did she email me back about that thing or do I owe her an email?What … [Read more...] about If the number of plates you have spinning in the air is making you look like a Cirque du Soleil performer …
How many of these ring true for you? Your colleague, employee, friend, partner and/or kid (take your pick) is driving you batcrap crazyYour anger is surging and you’re seething. It feels like you could break a tooth from grinding your teeth in frustration so much. You’re … [Read more...] about 4 signs you’re getting bitten by your blind spots (and what to do about it)
Like my buddy above, we all have itches that need scratching. We all have unrecognized needs, that befuddle and bedevil us. Things that we can’t even imagine how tech can provide an easy solution. Like when Steve Jobs was creating the first ever iPod, who knew we needed ‘1000 songs in our … [Read more...] about This simple, easy solution for a problem you didn’t know you had
20,000 people. 20 years. 20 business lessons. What I’ve learned over the last 2 decades of running RPS
When I started my business in 1998 people were still running to Blockbuster to rent VHS videos (I know, right!) and Britney Spears had just released her debut single “Baby One More Time.” I’m wrapping up a month of celebrating 20 years with 20 business lessons learned from the last 2 decades of … [Read more...] about 20,000 people. 20 years. 20 business lessons. What I’ve learned over the last 2 decades of running RPS
Tech tools. Those two little words are likely to inspire overwhelm, unease, dread, I-wanna-pull-my-hair-out & would rather have a fingernail pulled out than talk about this. Am I right or am I right? Do you relate tech tools to any of the following? Tech tools are synonymous with … [Read more...] about Three ways to use tech tools that don’t have you running away in fear
Nothing ramps up anxiety more than tech. It can feel like everyone else has mastered it except you (cue the poignant, cute kid video). And what’s more, today’s tech tools are public. Make a mistake & it’ll haunt you for the rest of your life (or so it feels). I’m thoroughly captivated by … [Read more...] about How to discover your tech personality (yes this includes you)