Category: Inspiration

You Aren’t Too Old or Stupid For Technology

Do you feel still feel stupid sometimes when it comes to technology? People often tell me, “I’m so stupid when it comes to technology and I’m always quick to say, “You’re not stupid, you just need a little education!”  I hate to see them so down on themselves or convinced that there is something wrong…

Feeling Better About Having to Change

The world is changing rapidly these days, largely due to technology.  Perhaps thinking about the situation in a different way will help you feel better about changes.

Facing Fears and Moving Forward

Learning new computer and gadget skills is as much about overcoming “fears” as it is about learning skills. Most of my clients express some version of “I feel so stupid, or I’m afraid I’ll break it, or I’m too old to be able to do this.” When we try new things for the first time we…

Fear Not the F Word!

From my favorite business development program, www.BookYourselfSolid.com  As an educator, I always want my clients to know and accept that “there are no failures, only lessons.”   Enjoy! How I Nearly Got My Mouth Washed Out With Soap Growing up in my family, we never talked about the F word. It was never, ever tolerated.…

Have you heard about Telikin?

Have you heard about Telikin? A client asked me this recently so I looked in to it and I am impressed!  Telikin is a super easy to use touch screen computer.  It will be a great solution for many of my clients and I thought you might be interested in it for yourself or for…

Thank You To All Our Military Personnel!

This week, I want to express my profound gratitude for all of you, and yours, who have served in our military.  In the past couple of years, I have been privileged to have several new friends and tutoring clients share about their experiences in World War II and Vietnam.  I have been deeply touched and changed…

Amazing Uses for Photos

Amazing Uses for Photos This past week I did a lot of instruction in photo management and it wasn’t with vacation photos as you would expect for this time of year.  Of course, the techniques are the same but it’s amazing how many interesting things clients are doing with photos. Even more important to me,…

Having A Computer is Like Having A Car

This Wednesday was my turn to present my business at the Desert Networking Professionals  (DNP) weekly breakfast meeting.  My topic was “Having a Computer Is Like Having a Car.” I believe one of the reasons my clients are frustrated by their computers and gadgets is due to unrealistic expectations.  If you consider that having a…

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