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Making New Year’s resolutions is easy. Keeping them is a bit more of a problem. In his book The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, author Tony Schwartz writes: “Twenty-five percent of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions after one week. Sixty percent...
We are used to creating filing systems. Open a drawer in that metal filing cabinet and you reveal your folder structure for paper files, be it good or bad. Open the Documents folder on your computer, and you see the...
Our attachment to Shelties began when we bought an 8-week old puppy for our 1st anniversary. We named her “Lassie,” and she lived to age 13. The very day after her trip to Rainbow Bridge, a family in Georgia surrendered...
I subscribe to HARO, a service designed to match writers who are looking for people to help them with the people who have expertise in the needed area. Three time a day, I receive an email which lists the authors...
An old Yiddish proverb states, “Man plans and God laughs.”   With the holidays behind us, teachers, salespersons, lawyers, and people in all other professions began to dig into the plans they had made for the brand new year. As a...
Several years ago, I authored a post entitled “Play from Your Strengths.” One sentence from that post states “…Peter Drucker talks of making strengths productive, and doing so in a such a way that it makes weaknesses irrelevant.” Smartphones offer...
If This Then That, better known as IFTTT, is a free service which allows different services to work together. I first wrote about it in this post. I also showed how IFTTT can be used as a clever way to...
I had a great time at the Mississippi Educational Computing Association Conference earlier this week. Thanks to everyone who came to one or more of sessions. It was great to see some of the same faces returning for  more. I...
If you are attending the Mississippi Educational Computing Association Conference, join me for one or more seasons. I think you will enjoy the nuts & bolts content....
Cloud storage has been one of the hallmark concepts in the technology world these last few years. Mobile devices have become ubiquitous, and therefore being able to access our information from anywhere has become important. Google Drive, SkyDrive (soon to...