From 2013 to 2014 – A Poem

Here’s a poem to help you ring in the new year: From 2013 to 2014 We made it through twenty-thirteen, and oh what a year it has been. We smashed record markets and shook faith in Target, and tried our best to go green. We had too much of Miley and Beck and O’Reilly, but thankfully ColbertContinue reading “From 2013 to 2014 – A Poem”

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leadership elastic …now that’s fantastic!

Leadership Elastic …Now that’s Fantastic! I love this article by WordPress blogger, LeadershipFreak: Stretched, Not Crushed Every time things start going wrong we look to the leader for solutions. Beware! The pressure to provide solutions crushes leaders. When solutions come from the top, organizations crumble from the bottom. A C-level leader recently said, “When IContinue reading “leadership elastic …now that’s fantastic!”

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How do I save my video to my computer?

Here’s a Monday freebie for you… A freeware program called KeepVid lets you save YouTube videos and other movie files to your computer.           Three easy steps to downloading videos: 1. Copy the URL of the video you want to download, then head to http://www.KeepVid.com, and paste it in the barContinue reading “How do I save my video to my computer?”

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Using technobabble to sound cool

Jargonicious! A plea for simplicity… The ingenious (and totally fictitious) “Turbo Encabulator” video has long been used to warn against the use of technobabble. It has a fascinating history, which includes this Oscar-worthy 1977 performance by Bud Haggart:   What’s the lesson? Avoid confusing jargon in your presentations. Be conscious of your audience and sensitive toContinue reading “Using technobabble to sound cool”

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