Now Let’s Really Start The 2020s 2021 may now be well underway. The government is starting to drop more money from helicopters, potentially trillions more upon the trillions already. I am not sure what this means for the Bitcoin crowd (I won’t bore you with my speculation on this unless you ask…). But, we at […]
Politics Can Really Be A Turn Off News-wise, it’s almost as if 2021 told 2020 to ‘hold my beer’. In 15 days, this new year hasn’t offered any respite from the drama and anxiety that pervaded 2020, especially in the United States. I will not be rehashing or opining on any of the events that […]
A Brown Bag Lunch (on Us) for 2020 Remember the good old pre-pandemic days when you would get one of those internal emails about a “brown bag” lunch? Maybe, if you were lucky, your company would foot the bill for catering. At RPost, we would have our Thursday lunches brought into our LA office, and […]
The People Have Spoken: Americans (TE Readers) Prefer to Relive Live Events In one of the biggest election upsets since 1948 when Harry Truman defeated Thomas Dewey, Tech Essentials readers delivered a resounding vote of support (85%!) to relive the full moments of our Optimize!2020 Virtual Conference as opposed to the ‘crib-note’ highlight reels. In the spirit of full discourse, […]
What Sports Center “Top 10” Highlight Reels Mean to E-Learning As Remember the good old days when there was an abundance of live sporting events on television? The time slots for those big games may have been elusive. What to do? Set your DVR to record it. Settle down with a bag of chips later […]
With ‘real’ conferences now moving virtual, many will experience a variety of experimental formats. Tech Essentials heard overwhelming praise for Optimize!2020 eSign & E-Security, the global RMail & RSign user conference (the conference center, by the way, has been kept open by popular request – click here to enter). We thought we would share five insights gathered from organizers and […]
What is a “virtual conference” anyway? Is it a webinar? What about the receptions? April and May introduced the world to the growing potential of video web meetings. Some of the daring, agile businesses that had a slew of cancelled in-person conferences in Las Vegas, Orlando, and other conference cities have transitioned to virtual conferences.
Practicing Fake Eye Contact in Video Meetings There are some positive changes in human behavior accelerated by this current health crisis. One is easily being able to identify what a 6-foot distance looks like – or the measurements used in Canada (one hockey stick length) and in Florida (one alligator length). Another is the realization […]
Minor Adjustments, Major Benefit — Preview of Optimize!2020 Session on June 18 For the brave, this Coronavirus season has created opportunity to try “old” things in new ways. These minor adjustments can have major benefit. Here is one that is easy to try: Use emojis in your business email (yes, even you lawyers and bankers).
“The Hair of the Dog” Lives in Infamy Most clichés originated from terms that were once clever, useful and connoted some broader meaning from hearing the phrase. These welcome, useful terms catch on and last over time but eventually get overused and then get relegated to cliché status. “The Hair of the Dog,” as an […]
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