Friday Finds | April 6, 2018

There are two ways that a human being can feel confidence. One is knowledge, and the other is ignorance.”  — Charles Darwin Whoever said that time goes faster the older you get sure was right. How in the heck is it already April? I’ll get to check out the experience of April showers in Seattle whileContinue reading “Friday Finds | April 6, 2018”

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Friday Finds | March 23, 2018

In every walk with nature ,one receives far more than he seeks. – John Muir Is your basketball bracket busted? Hello, UMBC! Knock on wood. Three of my Final Four picks are still alive. I hope that still holds after I get back from spring break in Yosemite. Regardless of how you’re doing in yourContinue reading “Friday Finds | March 23, 2018”

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Friday Finds | March 16, 2018

It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. – John Wooden It is March Madness time here in the U.S. when lots of people are focused on basketball. If that’s not your thing or if you need something to make you feel better after your team loses, here are aContinue reading “Friday Finds | March 16, 2018”

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How to Supercharge Your #PowerPoint Workflow

Do you know that you can upgrade your PowerPoint workflow with add-ins that put additional capabilities right at your fingertips? From finding great stock photos and icons to searching Wikipedia and adding an online map there are a lot of ways to upgrade your slides without ever needing to leave PowerPoint. Think about how niceContinue reading “How to Supercharge Your #PowerPoint Workflow”

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Friday Finds | February 9, 2018

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt As we continue our slog through winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, my family took advantage of a snow day to get a nice day out on the ski slopes. Wherever you are I hope you’ll find something you can take advantage of in the thingsContinue reading “Friday Finds | February 9, 2018”

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How to Fill a Horizontal Slide With a Vertical Image

While working on a workshop deck recently, I came to this slide. This isn’t bad — I’ve definitely seen MUCH worse. I wanted to give it a more powerful visual impact and didn’t have time to launch a quest for a new ‘perfect’ image. I like this image…it just doesn’t fill the slide. So whatContinue reading “How to Fill a Horizontal Slide With a Vertical Image”

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Friday Finds | January 12, 2018

So much great stuff this week, it was hard to keep this short. If 2018 continues at this pace it is going to be an amazing year. I think one of the most amazing of all things is the opportunity to meet awesome people like you in person. Fortunately, I’ll be at the ATD TechKnowledgeContinue reading “Friday Finds | January 12, 2018”

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2017 Curated Slide Design, PowerPoint and Presenting Roundup

Next up in this series of recaps from my weekly curated articles, posts, and resources is this collection for designing slides, PowerPoint and presenting. Top curated items from 2017: 2017 Curated Workplace Learning Roundup 2017 Curated Slide Design, PowerPoint & Presenting Roundup 2017 Curated Design Roundup You can keep up with these and other similarContinue reading “2017 Curated Slide Design, PowerPoint and Presenting Roundup”

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Friday Finds | December 15, 2017

It’s been quite cold around here lately, which is a great reason for me to sneak away next week to a warmer climate and enjoy a butter beer or two. 😎 If you’re anywhere on the chilly side of the thermometer I hope you’re nestled in a nice warm place as you read this week’sContinue reading “Friday Finds | December 15, 2017”

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