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  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2009
    [How To] Setting Up The Web Working Day
    piece by Chris Brogan called “ Why Bookstores Are My Office &# made me think about how web workers and telecommuters have an enormous amount of discretion in setting up, organizing and utilizing their time. The “best way&# to set up one’s web working day is greatly particular to individual tastes, strengths and needs.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2009
    [How To] In the Market for a Netbook? Watch the OS Developments
    Due to their favorable price points, and how very mobile they are, netbooks — small, light portable computers — remain one of the hottest hardware categories. Apple continues to stay out of the category, perhaps because of its long-standing focus on premium hardware categories.). New ideas and new contacts. 1 day.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
    [How To] How to change your signature on your smartphone - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    How to change your signature on your smartphone I am inspired to provide some simple direction on how to modify the signature on your phone. There are many aspects to why these signatures exist. People want to excuse themselves from poor typing or brief responses. Type a signature. Click Save.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
    [How To] How to change your signature on your smartphone - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    How to change your signature on your smartphone I am inspired to provide some simple direction on how to modify the signature on your phone. There are many aspects to why these signatures exist. People want to excuse themselves from poor typing or brief responses. Type a signature. Click Save.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [How To] How to change your signature on your smartphone - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    How to change your signature on your smartphone I am inspired to provide some simple direction on how to modify the signature on your phone. There are many aspects to why these signatures exist. People want to excuse themselves from poor typing or brief responses. Type a signature. Click Save.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010
    [How To] The Art of the Follow-Up
    Perhaps you’re working to land a guest post on a certain blog, or maybe you’re heading up biz dev for a new start-up. When attempting to master the art of the follow-up, it’s important to recognize that every scenario will call for a different tack. Respond to me.&# (And not much else.) Be Concise.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
    [How To] Secure Your Word 2007 Documents
    Microsoft Word documents can often unintentionally contain confidential or embarrassing information, because the document metadata can include tracked changes, comments and author information that you don’t want clients and partners to see. Save your document prior to launching any of these tools. Inspect Document. Custom XML Data.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2009
    [How To] How I Work In Chunks
    One of the big benefits of being a consultant is that I can rearrange my schedule to do something fun, or to accomplish an activity by taking advantage of off-times. Meetings are very disruptive for me, since they interrupt my flow and make it difficult for me to fit work into the smaller spaces between meetings.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2009
    [How To] Making Lemonade: What to Do When a Contract Ends
    Here’s a guide to the steps you should take when a contract closes. wanted to start with feedback because it’s valuable regardless of the outcome of your contract engagement. Some prefer a personal approach, but in all cases I find it best to have an Adobe feedback form ready to go soon after the project starts.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [How To] Bilingual Social Networking: How to Interact in More than One Language
    Whenever I use social media tools, I find myself communicating in two languages: English and Tagalog. I use the former to talk to international contacts, and the latter for local contacts. It’s not a strict rule, since I prefer to use English, but there are some cases where sending updates in Tagalog is preferable or unavoidable.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010
    [How To] 5 Lessons in Misinformation
    The problem is that these days, more seems to mean less: the avalanche of stats often seems to reveal little real, reliable information. But when that tactic is applied to research findings, it can actively mislead us readers. The respondents don’t sound particularly antisocial to me yet, but let’s read on.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010
    [How To] 7 Tips for Producing Winning Webinars
    The topics were compelling enough that I carved out an hour at a time to attend. Maybe it’s just me, but that overly solicitous boisterousness just doesn’t translate well to a webinar setting. However, a webinar is not the time to ramble. It often means you’re too lazy to focus on the good stuff.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010
    [How To] Just How Often Should You Blog?
    Without question, blogging provides an effective way to market your business , be a valuable resource and build your personal brand online. But does that mean you should follow the advice of many to create a new post every single day? Here at WebWorkerDaily, we have multiple writers contributing  to help keep the content fresh.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2010
    [How To] Anatomy of an Indie Film’s Social Media Campaign
    For example, I wrote a very personal post about abuse in reference to the lead female’s experiences in the film. At the bottom of the posts, each blogger published a blurb about the Blog Hunt with a link to the starting page on the www.dragontattoofilm.com site and a clue to the next site in the hunt. Campaign Challenges.
  • PSYBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [How To] 8 Psychological Keys to Spending Wisely ? PsyBlog
    How to Be Creative. Get email updates: 8 Psychological Keys to Spending Wisely. In these economic times we could all use a little advice on how to spend our money wisely. Their answer is that we tend not to maximise our money because the human mind is surprisingly poor at working out what will make it happy.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [How To] Developer.com Delivers Solid Articles on Dev Topics
    If you’re looking for education specific to, say, markup languages, CSS and the like, W3Schools is a good place to turn for exhaustive free lessons. Where do you turn to for articles on dev topics? Learn more » Tags: How-to (hack, pack, & backpack) Locations & Services Developer.com tutorials W3Schools
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2009
    [How To] Justifying Coworking As an Investment
    For freelancers and small startups, a coworking space provides a great opportunity to work with others, and to have office space to show off when a client comes calling, without incurring the cost of a more permanent lease. In a big city, space is at a premium, so there’s no guarantee there’ll be room to meet there.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2009
    [How To] Real-life Twitter Business Success Stories
    While it may not happen in a single 140-character line, Twitter opens the door for connecting with potential clients, building relationships, finding new employees and satisfying cravings for water cooler chats, all of which can lead to opportunities. Both new and not-so-new Twitter users often ask how businesses can benefit from the service.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
    [How To] How to Make a Conference Pay Off
    How many times have you returned from a conference only to file the materials and never look at them again? great conference leaves you feeling empowered, inspired and ready to take on whatever comes your way. Not only that, but also you have so much information that you hardly know where to begin to put it to use.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
    [How To] What Does It Take to Run a Virtual Team? (Redux)
    Last August, I blogged about how my business partner and I were working through some processes to improve the way my virtual company works. We’ve continued to refine and improve those processes, so I thought I would write an update to let you know how things have changed. The Adoption Quandry.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2006
    [How To] Whatever you do don’t use Google! | Information Wants To Be Free
    Information Wants To Be Free A librarian, writer, educator and tech geek reflecting on the profession and the tools we use to serve our patrons Home About me Contact me CV Book Website Presentations SJSU Class Meredith Farkas Librarian, writer, teacher and tech geek. Worth checking out and maybe showing to your patrons.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2006
    [How To] Whatever you do don’t use Google! | Information Wants To Be Free
    Information Wants To Be Free A librarian, writer, educator and tech geek reflecting on the profession and the tools we use to serve our patrons Home About me Contact me CV Book Website Presentations SJSU Class Meredith Farkas Librarian, writer, teacher and tech geek. Worth checking out and maybe showing to your patrons.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2010
    [How To] Businesses and the Social Media Trap
    Not because a plethora of possibilities rushed to mind, but because this is the wrong question for a business to be asking, and it took me a moment to work out where to begin explaining that. that there is a single social network that will allow a business to reach the largest possible number of audience members.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
    [How To] Facebook Pages, Groups and Profiles Explained
    How can any of us keep up? Here’s a short explanation of each these Facebook page types, with some recommendations of how, when and why to use each one, as well as a guide to some of their subtle quirks. What: A Facebook Profile is meant for individuals only, according to Facebook’s Terms of Service.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
    [How To] 10 Tips: My Personal Journey Toward Maintaining Inbox Zero
    also have a ritual of emptying my inbox and getting to inbox zero (or at least close to zero) twice a year, before my trips to visit my family for the holidays and again in July. However, this time I wanted to keep it at inbox zero. In order to get to inbox zero the first time, you need to archive or delete mercilessly.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009
    [How To] How To Ask the Boss If You Can Work Remotely
    You’ve spoken to your significant other/landlord/dog and made sure they’re comfortable with the idea. You’re all ready to work remotely. Do you want to spend more time walking Fido, reduce your travel time and costs, or simply get more work done? How-to (hack, pack, & backpack) remote work telework
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
    [How To] How I Use Dropbox For Maximum Productivity
    The other day, some friends and I were discussing the various productivity tools and services that we rely on to manage our lives and our businesses. Dropbox is a file sharing application that is amazingly simple to use. Because there are no new interfaces to learn, it also has a very shallow learning curve.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
    [How To] Monitor Your Monthly Bandwidth with Your Router
    In the face of internet service providers like Comcast instituting bandwidth-capping , the Simple Help weblog details how to use a router running the open-source DD-WRT firmware to monitor your bandwidth. It's actually very simple to do, requiring no work on your part aside from installing DD-WRT on your router.
  • PSYBLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
    [How To] How to Be Creative ? eBook ? PsyBlog
    How to Be Creative. Get email updates: How to Be Creative – eBook. PsyBlogs new ebook, How to Be Creative , explains six key principles of the psychology of innovation to help you be more creative. If we can all be creative, why is it so hard to come up with truly original ideas? PsyBlog.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008
    [How To] How to Customize Your iPod with iPodWizard
    If you're happy enough with the features your iPod offers out of the box that you don't want to install a custom firmware like Rockbox , but you'd still like to add a little personal flair to Apple's cookie-cutter look, you're in luck. Let's take a closer look at how to customize your iPod with iPodWizard.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010
    [How To] How to Cure Tab Addiction and Browse More Effectively
    Do you mire yourself in many open loops of interesting things to check out? How many times have you declared “tab bankruptcy” and quit your browser, thinking “Well, if it’s really important, I’ll find it again sooner or later”? Are you sure you want to continue?” My jaw dropped. Helpful Tips to Maximize Your Success.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
    [How To] How to Create a Business-friendly Facebook Profile
    Many folks tend to use their Facebook accounts either for personal or business use, not both. However, those of us in a one-person business can find it effective to combine the two, with a little help from Facebook’s privacy features. Let’s get to work on creating an effective profile for business and personal use.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2008
    [How To] DIY IKEA Headphone Stand
    All-things-IKEA weblog IKEA Hacker details how to make an attractive headphone stand for your desk—complete with cable-wrapping posts for cord management—using roughly $15 worth of returned parts from IKEA. quality headphone stand for cheap [IKEA Hacker via Lifehacker Australia
  • PSYBLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
    [How To] Five Techniques for Avoiding Short-Sighted Decision-Making.
    How to Be Creative. How to make decisions that are in your long-term interests without succumbing to short-term temptation. He wants to get as much pleasure as he can right now. He wants to eat, drink, have sex and generally be merry. He knows we love to lie to ourselves to get what we want.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009
    [How To] Give Your Projects a Final Polish With a Standard Checklist
    Inadvertently, I had told my readers that they “have to sacrifice too much to lessen their cost of living,”. realized it was time to create a standard checklist to remind myself of all the steps I have to take before clicking “Publish”. Which brings me to my final point: Know the reason why your checklist exists.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010
    [How To] Use Storytelling Techniques in Personal Branding: Characterization
    The catch cry of personal branding experts is “authenticity!&# But sometimes it can be hard to know how much information is too much — when authenticity gets a little too true-to-life — in your personal branding efforts. storyteller uses characters to help communicate the key themes in a story.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009
    [How To] How to Get Good Testimonials
    Testimonials — done right — can be incredibly useful when trying to get new work. They open the door to new clients, and help to take take pressure off those who fear sounding like a braggart in the horn-tooting process. They explain why the service did a good job or how the product made a difference. Listen.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010
    [How To] How to Handle Office Politics When You Aren’t In the Office
    One of the problems with working remotely is that you’ll be out of the loop when it comes to office politics. On the other hand, it’s not unheard of for someone to pass the blame for a problem to a colleague who isn’t around,  and playing the office politics game can be the only way to land a promotion in some organizations.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
    [How To] Hooking into the zeitgeist - thats knowledge management - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    Several people retweeted this comment from Robert Lavigne today, linking to his blog post of the same title, Sharing of New Found Knowledge is the Responsibility of all Knowledge Workers. KM has to be about providing that sense of what is happening (in general or in a given subject area or with specific people). Not a big deal.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2009
    [How To] Hooking into the zeitgeist - thats knowledge management - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    Several people retweeted this comment from Robert Lavigne today, linking to his blog post of the same title, Sharing of New Found Knowledge is the Responsibility of all Knowledge Workers. KM has to be about providing that sense of what is happening (in general or in a given subject area or with specific people). Not a big deal.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2007
    [How To] Green Chameleon » How to Plan a KM Communications Strategy
    www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about How to Plan a KM Communications Strategy This concept map catalogues all the elements of a KM communications strategy that we’ve found useful, with some ideas for messages, media and audiences. Keep up. All rights reserved.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2009
    [How To] 5 Free Online Answer Sites for Tech Questions
    One of the problems with working from home or otherwise outside an office environment is that you don’t always have access to help with technology questions. What do you do if you’re trying to learn HTML 5 and have a question? What if you have a web design question but there’s nobody there to provide an answer?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2009
    [How To] Make a Monitoring Dashboard to Track Online Conversations
    Quite a few people seemed to enjoy last week’s post about How To Monitor Online Conversations , so I thought it would be a good idea to explain how to make a monitoring dashboard to make it easy to track what’s being said online about you, your company, your competitors and anything else you need to keep an eye on.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2009
    [How To] Increase Your Efficiency With Creative RSS Usage
    After spending some time reading the comments on the post and thinking about how I use RSS, I realized how many of my feeds are outside of the typical feed used to read blogs or other news. ended up writing a custom Yahoo Pipe to come up with a feed that worked for me. However, vanity feeds don’t have to be complex.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2009
    [How To] Project Management Tools: Beyond Gantt Charts
    The venerable Gantt chart is a project management staple, but stakeholders without formal project management training may find them difficult to understand. In this post I am going to round up some alternatives to Gantt charts that I’ve used to communicate project scheduling and related information. Share your tips below.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
    [How To] Companies Should Treat Everyone Like Web Workers
    I’ve worked in companies that made it really easy to be a web worker and in companies where it was very difficult to work remotely outside of the corporate office. At the company I work for now, many meetings are scheduled without booking a conference room, and almost every meeting has a way for people to attend remotely.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 2010
    [How To] 10 More Tips For Enjoying SXSW
    It is the place to be, but you can’t really be anywhere because you are constantly worried about what — and who — you are missing. Stand and try to speak with someone, and you’ll see what I mean. Yes, you paid to attend, however, you will get far more out of the non-session moments than the formal panels.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
    [How To] Using the Web and Social Media to Create More Effective Events
    The organizers approached me to develop a web site to aggregate these posts in real-time before, during and after the event. It’s too early yet to judge the long-term effectiveness of this particular event, but I’m optimistic that it will make more of a difference than many such gatherings. Before the Event.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
    [How To] How to Make a Concept Model
    went to art school. studied painting until I fell out with the abstract expressionists and switched to photography. always wanted to. have models in my head all the time of how things work. But when it comes time to make a visual model of those ideas, I can’t figure out to to represent them.
  • PSYBLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2010
    [How To] Persuasion: The Sleeper Effect ? PsyBlog
    How to Be Creative. How to change attitudes months after a persuasive message is delivered. In the 1940s during WWII, the US Department of War wanted to know if their propaganda films were really working. So they carried out a series of experimental studies into how they affected soldiers attitudes. PsyBlog.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
    [How To] Stitch Pictures Together with Photoshop's Photomerge Tool
    Funny Photoshopper Donnie Hoyle demonstrates how to use the Photoshop's Photomerge tool to quickly and easily stitch several related photographs into one. You can also use Photomerge to create collages or pull together a quick side-by-side shot , so you're not limited to creating panoramas with it.
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2008
    [How To] Carry Your PC on Your iPhone or iPod Touch
    By turning part of your iPhone or iPod touch into a portable hard drive, iPhone Sentinel and the MokaFive Player allow you to run virtual machines directly off your iPhone, so you can run anything from an entire operating system to standalone video games like Quake. Here's how it works. That's all there is to it.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013
    [How To] We need to learn how to connect
    From danah boyd’s presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 , on the future of work: But if you want to prepare people not just for the next job, but for the one after that, you need to help them think through the relationships they have and what they learn from the people around them. Neither does any company. It cannot.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
    [How To] Going From Personal Projects to Collaboration With Chris Brogan
    There is an incredible difference between handling your work when you’re the only person who you need to keep on track and when you’ve got to work with an entire team. It’s taken Brogan and his team at New Marketing Labs some trial and error to find the tools with the right fit. What lessons did you learn?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2009
    [How To] How To Monitor Online Conversations
    As a freelance consultant, I not only need to keep up with what people are saying about me and my company, but I also need to monitor the latest industry trends to learn new skills and stay relevant. Tools like PostRank are a good way to find the posts within a feed that are generating the most buzz. Use a Dashboard.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
    [How To] 7 Tips and Best Practices for International Phone Meetings
    Here are a few tips for meeting organizers to help make sure that they have a great meeting over the phone (with “phone&# being loosely defined here to include Skype and other online real-time audio): Give people plenty of notice for the meeting, if possible. Keep time zones in mind. Consider using online meeting tools.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010
    [How To] 20 Ways to Fail Miserably as a Corporate Web Worker
    Last week, I discussed 10 ways to make sure that you are a successful corporate web worker , but there are also plenty of things that you can do to screw it up. As a result, you need to work extra hard to make sure that people know you are productive, and there are so many things you can do to ruin your chances of being a successful.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
    [How To] How to work in the creative economy
    Gary Hamel says that we are moving from an Industrial to a Creative Economy , which requires more independent workers with initiative, creativity, and passion. The underlying technology that enables work: from centralized factories to distributed and dynamic workplaces. standardized practices. specialized tasks and jobs.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2009
    [How To] How To Make A Client Feedback Form
    little while ago I posted an article about what to do when a contract closes. One piece of advice I gave was to gather feedback, using a form if appropriate. Choosing the right format and delivery method for your feedback form will have a profound effect on how often you actually get it back filled out. Format. Scale.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
    [How To] How to Productively Handle a PR Crisis
    will never forget the vice president of the North American division coming into a meeting I was leading, pulling me aside, and saying, “We need to talk.” As I listened to his concerns over the pending fallout from the situation, I kept raising my objections and saying, “But that’s not us, that is some other company with a similar name.”
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2009
    [How To] The Pomodoro Technique: A GTD Alternative?
    It might be hard to imagine for some, but it’s not everyone’s favorite productivity methodology. The Solution to Anxiety-ridden “Becoming&#. The Pomodoro Technique aims to erase the uneasiness that come with “Becoming.&# The “Becoming&# concept is a tough one to explain. Take a short break.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011
    [How To] How to embrace remote meetings
    Consider this: managers spend between 30 to 80 percent of their time in meetings and more than 50 percent of them consider many meetings to be a “waste of time.&# When you add in the complexity of leveraging the Internet for hosting distributed meetings online, it is even more difficult to ensure a successful result.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2009
    [How To] Back Up Your Social Media Profiles
    Not too long ago, I had a major scare: I went to log into my Twitter account, only to be informed that my page no longer existed. Luckily, LinkedIn makes it easy to keep a record of all the contacts you’ve made through the site, as well as back up your own profile. So far, SocialSafe seems to be one of the better options.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2009
    [How To] More Efficient RSS Reading
    In my recent post about using Harvest to track my time , I discovered that I was spending too much of my time consuming information. love information and wish I could spend more time reading and consuming it, to learn more about a variety of topics. Pruning your feeds is a good way to start. Written by Dawn Foster. Save Money.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
    [How To] It’s the Social Media Strategy Struggle
    My question to him was something my own company struggles with: “Where does strategy end and where do tactics begin? In answer to my questions, McCormack shared some thoughtful insights, which I’ll paraphrase here: Strategy ultimately answers the “why&# but overlays the “what&# and “how.&#
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010
    [How To] 5 Ways to Wreck Your Corporate Telework Program
    Managing these stakeholders and the politics they bring into play is integral to the success of teleworking in your organization. Your organization needs to understand that is just not the teleworker who can wreck a telework program. Management, executive sponsorship and fellow workers can also do damage to your program.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2010
    [How To] Streamline Your Work for Better Time and Business Management
    Streamlining focuses on making changes to simplify processes and become more efficient, and the start of a new year is a logical time for most people to do a review and see what areas of their lives could be ripe for some changes. good way to start a review of your activities is to look at the basics. Changing direction. Streamlining
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2009
    [How To] What to Do After a Conference
    So, you’re back home from that conference, and all that is left to do is to relax and enjoy your swag, right? To make the most of your conference experience, your work should be just beginning when you unpack that suitcase. When you get home, it is time to start carrying those relationships into the future. Maybe not.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
    [How To] 5 Ways to Express Yourself More Clearly Online
    If you’re going to spend your career dealing in text — the currency of most online communication — you might be interested in upping your ability to express yourself, specifically your written communications skills. You don’t need to be a Pulitzer Prize winner or even a language whiz. Provide References.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010
    [How To] Use Storytelling Techniques in Personal Branding: Narrative
    As we’ve seen in the previous two parts of this series (covering characterization and plot ), using storytelling techniques to help communicate your personal brand can make for clearer, more consistent, more compelling branding efforts. It’s the glue that ties your characters to the plot events in your story.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
    [How To] 4 Ways to Market Your Business With Content
    reader asked for a more detailed list of specific things small businesses could do to have a continuous marketing/promotional program. It’s how I get known around the web, and while it’s not the easiest tactic, I definitely believe it’s the most effective. Try to write one guest post per week. Happy posting!
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010
    [How To] Use Storytelling Techniques in Personal Branding: Plot
    In my last post , we tossed around the idea that storytelling techniques might be applicable to personal branding, and we looked at one — characterization — that’s obviously key to a personal brand. If each day is an adventure in the story of your life, then each event has the potential to form part of the plot.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
    [How To] How to Handle a Narcissist
    What I found the most frightening was the way she would lie, steal, cheat, manipulate, control, charm and cajole to get what she wanted. Oh, and by the way, she had to be the center of attention at all times as well. It’s painful to be on the receiving end of their demanding, demeaning behavior,” says Dieken. Personality.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
    [How To] How to make Google behave
    Excellent new powerpoint from Karen Blakeman, as presented at a seminar for UKeig seminar yesterday, with lots of up-to-date information and tips. link] How to make Google Behave View more PowerPoint from Karen Blakeman. search engines
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2009
    [How To] How to Develop a Content Strategy for Your Professional Blog
    But a good professional blog is not just a matter of just setting up your blogging platform, typing whatever comes to mind, and clicking “Publish.&# So, how do you develop one? Your objectives will determine all the choices you make regarding your blog, from the design to the content. How do you plan for your posts?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
    [How To] How to Never Be Late For Work or Anything Again
    I hate to be late. If I’m driving to a business meeting and get stuck in traffic, I whip myself into a frenzy, imagining the person on the other end checking their watch every two minutes and cursing me for having such little regard for their time. How-to (hack, pack, & backpack) lateness productivity superstar time time denial
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2009
    [How To] Linked Intelligence » Blog Archive » LinkedIn Strategy Webinar June 16
    This is not a webinar on the mechanics of how to use LinkedIn – this is focused entirely on the business strategy of using LinkedIn – how to create value for your business and career and how to be most productive with the time you spend on LinkedIn. Read on to fi. eBook: $11.95 might critique it.&#
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
    [How To] Gigaom: Extensions in iOS 8 are great: Here’s what they do and where to find them
    Android has always made it easy to share content between apps and now iOS 8 does the same. There are already a number of apps taking advantage of the iOS 8… Uncategorized How-To NASDAQ:AAPL NSDQ:AAPL NSDQ:GOOG
  • LINKED INTELLIGENCE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012
    [How To] What’s your Networking Philosophy?
    To be most successful with LinkedIn and in-person networking, decide what your networking philosophy will be. People who have this philosophy want to know everyone in their network. They’re likely to know each person more in depth with this philosophy. For example, they want to connect with: People they know. and more.
  • JOINING DOTS: BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2008
    [How To] Joining Dots: Blog: User help within SharePoint
    As it happens, you can. I had forgotten all about this little feature and thought it might be useful to others. Click on Modify Shared Web Part (you need to be Site Administrator to be able to do this) and you should see a tool pane on the right side of your web page. You will see 2 properties - Help URL and Help Mode.
  • COLLABORATIVE THINKING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2007
    [How To] Collaborative Thinking: The Sociability Of Social Media
    Report: Table of Contents | Main | Timeout For Something Different » December 20, 2007 The Sociability Of Social Media In the "thinking out loud" category, Ive been trying to articulate how to discuss social media in a way that allows you to explore different topical areas that span business, organizational and technology domains.
  • WEEKLY KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT BLOG BY STAN GARFIELD  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
    [How To] PureText Cleans Your Clipboard Copied Text
    Last week I saw a message on Twitter from someone complaining about the frustrating and tedious process of removing formatting from copied text. I am sure most of us have run across this from time to time. PureText is free to use and runs on all flavors of Windows from 95 through Vista. Turns out, it’s not. Share/Send
  • WEEKLY KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT BLOG BY STAN GARFIELD  |  THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2008
    [How To] TeraCopy: A Free Way to Trounce Windows File Copying
    Do you work a lot with large files, or need to synchronize large blocks of files between two drives? The best way to give it a spin, especially if you have, say, a few big video files on a disk, is try a few tests moving the files using TeraCopy as compared to the same task using Windows Explorer. Share/Send
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2009
    [How To] How to automatically sort and group complex email in Outlook - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    How to automatically sort and group complex email in Outlook The problem: I get too much automated email from one of our internal bug tracking system. Yet, I still need to keep up on whats happening with my products. Normally, this would be easy to solve with the Outlook view by conversation feature. Please help.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2009
    [How To] How to automatically sort and group complex email in Outlook - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    How to automatically sort and group complex email in Outlook The problem: I get too much automated email from one of our internal bug tracking system. Yet, I still need to keep up on whats happening with my products. Normally, this would be easy to solve with the Outlook view by conversation feature. Please help.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2009
    [How To] How to automatically sort and group complex email in Outlook - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    How to automatically sort and group complex email in Outlook The problem: I get too much automated email from one of our internal bug tracking system. Yet, I still need to keep up on whats happening with my products. Normally, this would be easy to solve with the Outlook view by conversation feature. Please help.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [How To] How-to Guides>> How To Develop a Taxonomy
    This is the link to an A4 pdf version. This is the link to an A3 pdf version. We’re going to look at costs/prices for printing this on high quality poster paper and shipping it if there’s a demand. Let us know
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [How To] Free Resources for Spiffy Documents, Marketing Materials and More
    One way to spruce up your professional image is to explore the world of pre-built business documents and web site templates. They come in “Business Identity Kits,&# which allow you to streamline how flyers, brochures, business cards and other documents look, using common themes. Themed templates.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
    [How To] How to Raise Your Prices
    So in order to survive, at some point, we web workers, business owners and managers have to think about raising prices. But how to do it without annoying and losing our customers? We all know that it’s better to keep existing customers than to spend the time and effort getting new ones. Image by sxc.hu
  • DAVE GRAY INFO  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [How To] How to know what to draw
    I have taught a lot of people how to draw their ideas. One of the questions that comes up over and over is “now that I can draw my ideas, how do I know what to draw to get my ideas across?” ” In other words, “I have a communication goal, how can I figure out the best way to draw that?”
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010
    [How To] How to Use the Web to Improve and Manage Your Finances
    The problem is that while you’re juggling work and household responsibilities it can be hard to find the time to keep your accounts in order. The good news is that there are tools and strategies that you can use to manage your money more efficiently — you just need to know where to look.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010
    [How To] How to Build Conversations in Social Media Using the 3 P’s
    Are you just getting the ingredients together to start a business? Or are you in the process of making your dessert — taking your business from new to sweet? He had to eat the whole thing within an hour. The taste became too much for him that he ordered French fries to cut the sweetness. Passion. In “ Man v.
  • DAVE GRAY INFO  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2012
    [How To] How to know when to draw
    She asked me “How can I recognize when I should be drawing an idea, versus communicating it some other way?” My friend Marcia Conner , an admitted “word person” has been honing her visual thinking skills. ” Watch my conversation (and sketching) with Marcia here. Blog posts Videos
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [How To] How to become a million-dollar freelancer
    But what about the success stories: those independent workers who have gone solo and managed to build successful businesses for themselves? They’re out there, and their stories aren’t all the same tales of solo practitioners earning the ability to work in their bathrobes and take home a comfortable but not impressive income.
  • TRANSPARENT OFFICE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010
    [How To] How to Find Enterprise 2.0 Champions
    Many managers these days are trying to identify members of their organization who will embrace social media tools and practices within their organization. It reflects a shift in thinking from the preliminary questions of Why and Whether to the intermediate question: How? She'll totally get what we're trying to do!".
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
    [How To] How to Breathe Life Into Personas
    User” sounds like it does not refer to real people who have desires, concerns, past experiences. When real people use your app or website, they are there to reach their goals: to buy something, to research, to register for something they need, or to get information. started to look for a solution.
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2005
    [How To] Communication Nation: How to listen
    As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. 08 November 2005 How to listen Great communicators are great listeners. Try to begin with a blank slate. What problem do they want to solve?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [How To] Tools and Techniques for Better Lead Generation
    When it comes to promotion, the two biggest problems for most small business owners are effective planning and maintaining a consistent marketing effort. After what seems like a lot of effort attempting to drum up new business, it’s easy to get discouraged when you aren’t seeing results. Set Up Your Plan.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [How To] How to create successful SharePoint intranets (presentation)
    These events covered a huge spectrum of SharePoint topics, from business-focused to highly technical. For my part, I presented on “How to create a successful SharePoint intranet”, which shared the pragmatic experiences we’ve gained across hundreds of intranet projects. Be guided by four practical principles: 1.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
    [How To] How to Track Freelance Job Leads Via Spreadsheet
    During high-activity months, however, we have several leads and potential clients sending queries to our inbox. To some freelancers, keeping track of these leads is just as easy as remembering them. But for those freelancers — like me — who are on the forgetful side, we need to have a system in place. Job type.
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