Tech Tips

10 Reasons Presentations Suck

Most business presentations suck. They are long, boring and out of touch. You tell the presenter doesn’t want to be there any more than the audience.

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5 Best Password Management Apps

Most professionals have dozens of passwords to manage: work, social media, email, credit cards, banking, etc. Therefore it is no surprise some of the most popular apps to demonstrate during our Scientifically Speaking training sessions are on password management apps....

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5 Reasons Training Videos SUCK

Training videos are EXTREMELY boring! And that’s coming from me – a guy who produces training videos (Two Minutes of Tech). Employees are forced to sit at their desk (or home after work) and listen to someone talk about how they can use the new high priced...

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YOU Must Protect Your Data; Not Yahoo!

Yahoo! just had the largest data breach of user information…AGAIN. 1 billion people users have had their information (name, password, email address, date of birth, telephone number and security questions) compromised. They now account for the 2 largest data and...

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Best Productivity App: Evernote

When I first learned of Evernote, I didn’t think it was any big deal. It seemed like an app I would use to take notes. I could store things…like notes. Of course, this was in the early days of the iPhone and nothing really seemed like that big of a deal....

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4 Ways Starbucks Changed Technology FOREVER

Starbucks recently announced the famous CEO (author, philanthropist, speaker, etc) Howard Schultz will be stepping down and assuming a new role as Executive Chairman and focus on innovation in their retail stores. As the leader of the company he has ushered in huge...

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How Donald Trump Won! (at social media)

Donald Trump tweets ridiculous and controversial statements at all times of the day. However, these wild accusations and expressions have also helped him generate almost $3 billion in free media coverage. Love him or hate him, his work in social media have gotten him...

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I Have 900 Apps (and Counting) on My iPhone!

I have almost 900 apps on my iPhone 6S Plus in Rose Gold (128 GB). I have dozens of folders and screens. I have games, utilities, productivity and social media apps. I have multiple apps that perform the same function. I have the classics (Evernote and Angry Birds)...

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The 5 LinkedIn Secrets Financial Advisors NEED

81% of financial advisors (Putnam Investments) use social media for business. However, most advisors are not going to use Snapchat, Instagram or musical.ly. FINRA and the SEC have published explicit rules and regulations on social media for the financial services...

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Who Killed SIRI?

When Apple’s Siri first came the scene it was amazing! Users could ask questions and she would answer. Websites were dedicated to useful and useless questions for the digital assistant that arrived with the iPhone 4S. Users could ask for jokes, the meaning of...

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Social Media Is Killing the News!

63% of Facebook and Twitter users said they get news from these platforms. I’m surprised the number is that low! In 2012, I followed the entire Presidential election through Twitter. If you watch the news now, all of the reporters and anchors list their Twitter...

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Winning Federal Government Contracts

Working with the federal government is seen by many small businesses as “the land flowing with milk and honey” (Exodus 33:3). I, like many of my small business bothers and sister, want that milk and honey! We have all heard the stories of small...

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