Sometimes in the interests of marketing ourselves or our business, we get caught up in connecting with as many people as possible. Once someone is on our contact list it can be easy to keep sending emails, SMS, or IM to try to get them on board as clients. But you do need to think about what permission you got from them to contact them in the first place, and there are also … [Read more...] about Don’t SPAM me!
Seeing small fast moving objects is difficult at the best of times. Add the complication of working on a high-resolution laptop and if you have anything less than 20/20 vision you can have trouble finding your mouse – I know I do! There is an easy way to solve this problem. Windows 7 Click on the Windows button (bottom left corner) and select Control Panel from the … [Read more...] about Who moved my mouse?
If you feel overwhelmed by technology... or maybe overrun by it... then Balance IT Coach Michelle Hamer is going to make your life a whole lot easier. In this clip Michelle discusses the ever-changing world of technology and how to cope with the pace of change, including knowing when to turn it off! About Michelle Michelle Hamer knows a thing or two about computers. After … [Read more...] about Simplifying technology with Michelle Hamer
Looking to improve your concentration? In today's post from our IT Coach, Michelle Hamer, we look at a mixed bag of tips and techniques that might help. Prioritise – having too much to do can be distracting, and this often leads to procrastination. Do you jump quickly from task to task, creating an illusion of work but in reality, not achieving much? Try starting your day … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for improving concentration
Continuing our theme of concentration this article looks at some of the physical techniques you can use to keep your concentration. Get up and move around. If you are like many people, you probably don’t move around enough. Research shows that regularly walking around and stretching helps increase your focus. Depending on your type of work you might find it better to take … [Read more...] about 3 tips to keep your concentration with exercise