February 2006

Beyond PowerPoint

by Lee Hopkins on February 26, 2006

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At this year’s PowerPoint Live User Conference (Sep 17-20, San Diego), they are going to offer a track called Beyond PowerPoint. Publicizing that fact got several people thinking and wondering out loud: what lies beyond PowerPoint? Author of the ‘Visual Being’ blog, Lee Potts, has a pretty good idea of some of the topics that […]

Steve Sharam rocks!

by Lee Hopkins on February 25, 2006

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I don’t know if you also subscribe to the D*I*Y Planner feed, but Steve Sharam has been keeping me entertained ever since he first started writing for the site. The man is just SO funny! Here’s a link to his posts on Doug’s planner site – and here is his own website that he runs […]

Punk ruuls – okay!

by Lee Hopkins on February 25, 2006

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Go on, you know you want to…Massive hat-tip to Stuart Bruce Technorati: Stuart Bruce, Net DisasterRelated post: “Who will buy this wonderful web2.0 PR morning?”

Show no. 26 of Better Communication Results the podcast is now available for download and in this show I look at how you can advance your career by monitoring your own behaviour. At just 8 minutes and 14 seconds long — and worksafe — it’s a bargain! 00:01 Introduction00:26 Advance your career by monitoring your […]

Thought for the weekend

by Lee Hopkins on February 24, 2006

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Technorati: George Bernard Shaw

I am just blown away! A few days ago I posted about the frustration I experience when blogging, that I have to actually visit a blog post to find the (not always present or easily discoverable) trackback uri. As a result of a different post Jack from CurioStudio, the developers of the free rss aggregator […]

Vital! And don’t dismiss this post just because you (erroneously) believe that headlines are just the stuff you see in sales copy. Headlines are everywhere: Newspaper articles Reports Memos Email subject lines The main wording on advertising billboards How you grab your teenager’s attention as they are walking out the door. Now, do you really […]

And the other meme is…

by Lee Hopkins on February 23, 2006 · 4 comments

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Courtesy of both Andrea Weckerle and DdotHill, I have finally gotten around to sorting out the other big meme going round the blogosphere at the moment… Looks like studying psychology was a complete waste of time — I should have been reading for an English Lit honours instead, or else auditioning for NIDA (and my […]

Any guns for hire?

by Lee Hopkins on February 23, 2006 · 29 comments

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Calling all css designers Call out to the wild: “Anyone interested in a design project?” If you are a budding designer, keen to try designing for blogs and websites, or else you know someone who is, then please get in contact. Loose requirements: Must be a design that works for both this blog and my […]

New post over on my IT Toolbox blog

by Lee Hopkins on February 23, 2006

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Check out my ‘techies talking with non-techies’ blog G’day, New post over on my ‘techies talking with non-techies’ blog: Nonverbal communication: advance your career by monitoring your behaviourWhen looking at how to advance your career there is one area in particular that needs paying attention to: controlling your own behaviour. More…