Getting Things Done

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(This is a speech I gave at Toastmasters last night. I thought it might be appropriate here.) Start that clock. The passage of time doesn’t bother me, for I am a time management expert and I’m going to tell you how to get things done.   Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers, says that it takes 10,000 hours of dedicated practice …

Conversions on a Sunday

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 What does Geeky Wise Woman do for fun on her day off? Why she takes a class on Google Analytics of course! I’ve always wanted to understand it better.  I actually only made it through two sections before going to take a nap, but it seems well presented and I hope to  finish it all. Find out more here – …

Lifelong Passion

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As I spend a lovely fall day at my desk I wonder why it is that it pleases me so much to putter with administrative tasks like bookkeeping and organizing. Strangely enough I have always liked to do this. I remember as a child spending hours at my desk. I particularly liked to cut sign-up forms out of National Geographic …


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Don’t get me wrong, I’m glad to hear from clients who want my services. But everyone getting in touch at 4pm on a Friday afternoon? Really? This is when you think of me? Thanks guys.

Sunday Geeky Sunday

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I spent an enjoyable day polishing my skills. I worked through some basic lessons in Code Academy. I started at the beginning with HTML and CSS. There was quite a bit I already knew but I also appreciated the structure and learned or cemented a number of new or only barely understood concepts. The practice was also useful. I had …