4 tips to become a productivity ninja using the keyboard (Mac OSX and Chrome)

Whac-A-Mole

Whac-A-Mole

Today, I don’t use that mouse anymore. I live by the keyboard and I find myself much more efficient with it. Here are some tips and tricks I have learned along the way.When I switched to MacBook Pro laptop from a Windows desktop earlier this year, I bought a wireless mouse. The MacBook Pro trackpad is nice but using it is like playing a bad version of Whac-A-Mole: move mouse, aim at tiny area, hit target. The mouse on the other hand, allowed for better control and accuracy; however it was cumbersome to carry around and didn’t allow all the trackpad gestures.

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Anh-Minh Do and I @ "3 Lessons I Learned" Talk

Are your users addicted yet?

I had a great time talking to Vietnamese Entrepreneurs last Thursday evening about “3 Lessons I Learned from Building a Killer Start Up“. I talked about 3 stories and 3 lessons from my Linked Senioradventure. Here are slides & pictures from the talk. At the end of the talk, I received a lot of very good questions on the topics of Start Ups, Nursing Homes and even Leadership. I want to come back on one question that was asked of me. Anh-Minh Do asked “Which lesson do you think is the most important one?”. I should have answered “Which one is your favorite child?”. Instead I chose the 1st lesson about “Measuring Engagement”. Having had some time to think back about that evening, I still stick to my decision.

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