Plan Time for Tech Learning–Part Two

In the last post, I shared the first three tips for including time for technical learning in your week as a strategy for growing your business. I promised more in this post. Here are some strategies that have helped me find greater enjoyment and less resistance to the process of learning tech-y things. See if they might be useful for you too: 4. Ask for a bit of help from a friend, colleague, neighbor, (or teenager) who has the technical knowledge you want to learn. Sometimes they can help you with a quick answer, or they may be able to … {Continue Reading… }

Connecting and Re-Connecting with colleagues, friends, and business contacts

A few days ago, I drove to Austin to meet my friend Paula for dinner.  This is pretty amazing because we have not seen each other for more than 30 years.   We were best friends in seventh, eighth, and ninth grades and shared many interests.   When we were in high school, her family moved away and then we gradually lost touch over the years.     With the advent of Facebook, Twitter, Linked In and other social media sites, we found each other again.   We exchanged some emails and talked by telephone.  When she mentioned that she would be nearby in Austin for a … {Continue Reading… }