Google Maps can make your life easier. Find out how to keep your hotspots organized and handy. You know that amazing Japanese food store? The one with the great dim sum that is easy to prep on nights you’re too tired to make anything more complicated. You know. It’s the one you … [Read more...] about Finally, get organized with Google Maps
We’re in the hallway and it’s hell. Which is why it’s more important than ever to take care of your very sanity and mental health by looking for ease and efficiency. Tech tools can definitely help with that. One of my favourite sayings is “God doesn’t close one door without opening another, but … [Read more...] about Ten absolutely, positively must-have tech tools for saving your sanity part two
I have ten tech tools to the rescue if any of the following are true for you. And I’m betting at least one is. Are you tired of spending wayyyy too much time searching for that fabulous thingamajiggy you found online a while back? Are you forgetting who owes who an email and you’re dropping … [Read more...] about Ten absolutely, positively must-have tech tools for saving your sanity
Who knew a mere couple of months ago that wearing a mask would be THE thing, that’d we’d be working from home and that Zoom would become a permanent part of our vocabulary?! During those few months we’ve learned how to: Juggle working from home Be more comfortable with all the tech that … [Read more...] about Easy, fun virtual team building during Coronavirus
Why oh why do we humans think that online meetings have to be officious and monotonous? That boring, dry, and dull online meetings are the only way? Or that they make any kind of impact? We stab ourselves in the foot when we hold dull meetings period but especially when we hold dull online … [Read more...] about Five simple ways to make your Zoom online meetings more interactive
Are you up to your armpits in Zoom meetings these days? Most of us are working virtually from home which has meant a deep dive into online meetings, webinars and events. Who knew that making sure our background is acceptable, to double check we are wearing pants and that someone’s not … [Read more...] about Six simple tips for running better Zoom meetings
There’s absolutely no doubt that the coronavirus is throwing everything off. But it doesn’t have to throw a kink into those meetings you’re now stuck with having online (from the comfort of your own home). And it’s definitely not a given that the coronavirus will be responsible for … [Read more...] about Seven tips for holding those online meetings you’re dreading
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
Remember that time you tried to change something and you started off all keen and enthusiastic, only to end up discouraged, with the change not sticking? It was probably because the way you were trying to effect change didn’t match your personality. Scratch whatever you’re trying to … [Read more...] about What’s your change personality? Take this 3-question survey to find out