Are Questions More Important than Answers?

Through my school years as a shy kid, I grew up never wanting to raise my hand in class, fearing I would look stupid, show weakness, and interrupt the teacher for no reason. Even through university, where discussion is encouraged, no one…

Ultimate Training Film: The Walking Dead

The anti-maskers are scary people.  I have friends and relatives in the medical field and one thing is true: it’s completely wrong to believe that masks don’t matter. The fact that there’s a 75% reduction of transmitting or absorbing…

How Refreshing is Great Customer Service; Especially when you Expect a Terrible Experience?

Growing up in Oregon there was one sensible player in town when it came to internet service. Where I was in particular, unless you lived under a rock and only needed internet speeds allowing you to monitor email a few times a week, download…

The Sound of Music – let’s keep it alive

For the last week, I’ve been staying with a friend who grew up playing the piano in school. Childhood memories of that experience inspired her to want to learn to play again as an older adult. In the past 10-15 years, I’ve noticed more…

Am I Supposed to be Using TikTok?

TikTok is a strange app. For those of you who are unfamiliar, at it's core TikTok is a social media platform where users share a variety of videos. I started hearing about TikTok a year or two ago when videos originally shared on the app…

Scheduling for Remote Working Success

The workplace looks a bit different today for those who were used to going into an office just a few months ago. I feel proud that the Covid crisis has not impacted the location of where I work, since at Ideba we are all (and have always…

Let’s Face it. Zoom is Weird.

The sudden ubiquity of Zoom made me question my sanity.  When I’m on the phone listening to you, I concentrate on your voice and what you are saying. Similarly, as a speaker, I know I have my only my voice with which to communicate.…

Find Where You Can Have an Impact

https://fi.co/insight/black-american-startup-resource-list-200-accelerators-incubators-investors-and-more – James Rice, Digital Experience

Even Faker News in Times of Protest

The level of fake news has risen to greater heights recently.  Pouring gasoline on the protest fires, the alt-right just faked up a bunch of left-wing propaganda pretending to be Antifa and got caught…but still influenced people…

Spotify On the Offensive Makes Joe Rogan “Weirdly Richer”

Top music streaming platform, Spotify, has continually made headlines over the past few weeks as they take a bold step forward into the realm of podcasts. Spotify is one of four major names playing to become the most popular and profitable…