Your 7 day tech challenge for life hacks (+ a gift)

  I never meant to get so involved with tech. In fact when a university came asking if I’d design & teach a course on how to use social media for learning, my first thought was ‘who me?!’ That was about 9 years ago & since then I’ve been on an intriguing, useful, practical path […]

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From overwhelm to organized; technology tips & techniques to serve you

‘All’ I had to do was to choose a picture of a chair from the ones on my computer screen & drag it to the centre of my screen & then write my name below it. It was an introductory exercise for an online course I was taking.   Could I grab that damn chair […]

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How I caught a thief in New Zealand using this easy tech tool

  I’m 35,000 feet in the air on a flight from Dubai to Nairobi watching ‘You’re soaking in it,’ a documentary about the new wild west of advertising. Did you know there is new technology using your basic smart phone that can read your emotions? The goal is to know what you want before you […]

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ICTs for you from my eLearning Africa workshop – 3 rules & 3×3 tools

  ‘Are you on the beach?’ my partner asked me. ‘I don’t know,’ I replied, ‘it’s dark & I can’t see.’   I was newly landed in Mauritius, a tiny speck of an island off the east coast of Africa. The evening opening reception for the eLearning Africa 2017 conference was kicking off, where I’d […]

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Conflict resolution scripts designed to reduce overwhelm & amp up your ease

To throw, catch & keep in the air, several things simultaneously. Recognize what word that’s a definition for?  Do you recognize yourself in it?  I hope so because you’re probably a master at doing it. That’s the definition of juggling. Overwhelm with a capital O Juggling all you need to do for your work, your […]

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5 apps to turn your smartphone into a personal assistant

I’ve been using a virtual assistant through Get Friday for years now.  The cultural differences sometimes get us stuck (he works from India) but the efficiency makes for some kind of humming along. That’s why my interest was perked with this article reprinted below from Mashable.  Check it out.  Happy humming. 1. Google Now Word […]

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Bringing ease & efficiency – say it with me ‘ease & efficiency’ – to you & your life

Who wants some ease?  Some efficiency? When time is tight, demands are high and stress is all you can see and feel around you … bring on the ease & efficiency. When time is loose, demands are low and stress is a dot on the far  horizon, still … bring on more ease & efficiency. […]

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