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
In these turbulent, trying times we are apart but that doesn’t mean we have to be isolated. Tech tools can help bring us together, they can help us connect, bridge and help us feel like we belong. Seriously. Based on popular demand, building on last month's Roundtable, we're back for … [Read more...] about Learning and Development Roundtable: Harnessing Tech Tools for Turbulent Times Part Two
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
Managing our time can feel like juggling an incredible amount of flotsam jetsam, while our feet are on fire, while our neck is sore from whipping our attention between our goals and dreams, with the zillion shiny objects around us fighting for your attention. Am I right or am I right?! I … [Read more...] about Toggl your way to ease and efficiency
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!