Category: Contributing

Have an Idea – Let Us Talk

Do you have an idea? Let us talk! Many people have ideas for a website, blog, forum or a new software to make their life and business processes better. Often times people do not know who to contact or how

Posted in #ldnont, Contributing, Creativity, How To, Ideas

Letter of Gratitude and Kudos to People Who Helped Me

Kevin Douglas, Wayne Thayer and Jas Romain all assisted me with designing the Breaking the ICE Conference website. This conference is about empowering by breaking down the communication barriers and is a very good cause. I give kudos to these

Posted in Community, Contributing, Creativity, Web Tagged with:

Using Social Media in Toastmasters Clubs

Recently I had lead a Social Media workshop. Specifically what social media is and how to us it your clubs. Social media can help in your recruiting processes, education processes and in basic communication to members and non-members. Social media

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Giving Back

It is important to give back to the community in some way. Your community may vary from other people’s, but it is a great way to create awareness of charities you believe in, your company’s good deeds and create balance

Posted in #ldnont, Balanced Life, Business, Community, Contributing

Code Reviews

Developers often seem scared to allow another person to look at their code.  It is like they have a fear of someone stealing what they had done or that someone is looking over their shoulder.  Software developers and web developers

Posted in Better Coding, Contributing, Developer

Sunni Brown – Doodlers – unite

Sunni Brown speaks of the importance of Doodling. She shares with the audience the misconceptions of doodling and why we may fear doodling in public.

Posted in Contributing, Creativity, How To, Ideas, Listening, ted.com

Project Manager – Team Lead – Manager of Development

I have been asked a few times for resources and tips for a new Project Manager, Team Lead, Manager of Development type position. My tips are a generalization as I can pull out more resources for certain situations. Tips  1.

Posted in Beginning New Management Position, Bosses, Contributing, Developer, Downtime, How To, interview, IT, job interview, Junior, Leadership, Listening

What are you bringing to your team

Every team has a slacker.  Your team can be at work, on the rink, ball diamond, or your marriage.  Are you the slacker?   Why are you the slacker?  Are you listening to people other than yourself? Everyone has the

Posted in Contributing, Listening, self-improvement, Skills, Team