Thursday, August 25, 2011
In San Francisco I was approached by a gentleman with a rat tail who was distraught after releasing his 16 exotic birds due to an impending eviction. He proceeded to flip through a tattered folder full of stained-glass sketches, the prettiest one being that of a lion. When I boarded the bus, he began drinking from a coffee cup he found on one of the seats.
On a 13-hour bus ride from England to...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
I’m not new to the virtual workplace but I’m new to working for my currently company, virtually and I have a confession to make…
I’m WAY more productive at my home office than at our corporate office. Shocked? In disbelief? Think I’m not exactly being truthful? Well, then do let me explain and I’ll make you a believer!
When I’m working from my home office, I’m doing just that - working from a...
Thursday, August 18, 2011
I’d like to think I have a few talents. Writing, playing the theme song to “Titanic” on my light-up Casio keyboard, investing inordinate amounts of energy in reality TV couples—these are all things I’m good at. But do-it-yourself (DIY) projects don’t make that list.
Due to my total lack of handiwork skills, sixth-grade Industrial Arts class was a particularly harrowing time for me. I always felt...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Let’s face it, the Internet is not a fad—the role both the Internet and computers play in our business is vast and ever growing. Let’s take a look at what parts of our business are computer and/or Internet based:
Communication (with Colleagues & Prospects) - E-mail, usually Outlook is used in our business
Learning Management Systems - Does your company offer online learning?