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A great hat is universal

How often do we hear the adage “Use the right tool for the job”? In practice, few people seem to be able to pick the right tool, because they don’t know enough different tools. Experience helps us identify, select, and acquire the right tools for each job. Which brings me to the subject of hats. … Continue reading

So, you want to give a lightning talk?

Lightning talks… what are lightning talks? Why are they so much fun? Why do we love them? An instant cure for death by PowerPoint, a lightning talk is an entertaining and alternative method of sharing information. Lightning talks were added to the international Society for Technical Communication (STC) Summit in 2011¬†and have quickly gained in … Continue reading

Virtual success: best practices for working remotely

I recently attended a company holiday party… and was pleased to learn that business relationships that I have been building online (phone, email, Yammer) were successfully transitioned to real, in person, face-to-face relationships. I enjoyed having my colleagues say “I enjoy receiving your email messages” and “I’m the one who emails you about expense reports” … Continue reading

Technology for country folk

My dad is from Georgia, my mom hails from Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. I know, from personal experience, that the humor that is shown in graphics, is in fact possibly real to members of my own family. I don’t know the original source of these humorous images, so universal thanks and appreciation to the artist with … Continue reading