Less is (Usually) More

Working from home

Please, do not, ever, be 100% reliant with the grammar or spelling checker your browser (or word processing program, like Microsoft (r) Word) uses.

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Tips for Working at Home

Working from home

Are you new to working at home? Were you thrust into it? Or perhaps you were already telecommuting part-time? As a long-time work-from-home educator and businessperson, I’ve learned over the years the kind of real discipline that’s required. I hope the handful of tips I show and talk about in my video, below, will be …

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Is Working from Home New for You?

Working from home

You may need a few good resources to effectively work from home.

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Business Writing – A Few Pointers

A Game of Chess?

Understanding what an Executive Summary was allowed the axiom ‘less is more’ to sink in even more.

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Writing on the Go

On the go Office

Do you love to write? I do. So much so that I said goodbye to a prestigious contract teaching position at one of Canada’s two largest colleges. I had been writing content for clients, on and off, but two things kept on pushing themselves the surface of my mind: I was done, overdone; in fact …

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Are You Ready to Take Your Business Online?

Working from home

Are You Ready to Take Your Business Online? Is your business on the Internet yet? Do you have a Web presence? Are you actively engaging the staggeringly vast audiences that frequent social media channels like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and others? Note: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. That means that if …

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Writing Tools for Writers – Microsoft Word and Others

Microsoft Word has added some valuable tools for writers.

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Virtual Assistants Help Their Clients Work on Their Business

VAVS

Virtual Assistants help their clients ‘sweat the small stuff.’

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Microsoft Outlook 2016 – Calendaring, Part I

Outlook - Calendar

With the launch of my new technology-based videos on my Successful Messages YouTube channel, newer users of Microsoft Outlook may find my video on basic calendaring helpful. The video series ‘Got a Minute or Two?’ will soon expand to include videos on writing, education, and virtual assistance. Outlook’s Calendar Calendar is robust and fully featured. …

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Windows Updates – New Features

What’s new in Windows 10? Light mode, and a few other surprises.

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