UPDATED with two additonal recommendations: A few Apple Mac security, storage and backing up tips for documents and photos.

I went to a presentation and discussion this week on ways to get to most out of your Apple Mac. The users were diverse and I found the discussion very interesting - seeing the issues and questions people had and their various approaches to using their machines. One of the issues that came up was securing … Continue reading UPDATED with two additonal recommendations: A few Apple Mac security, storage and backing up tips for documents and photos.

Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Ep 04 – Adrian Betts from Bellingen Fitness

Bellingen CoWorking is a group on the NSW Coffs Coast that meets regularly to help grow businesses, careers and lives through knowledge sharing, networking and camaraderie. You can find them on facebook Groups - just search for “Bellingen coworking”. Each month, Bellingen CoWorker Andrew Woodward speaks with our guest speakers or others in our community. … Continue reading Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Ep 04 – Adrian Betts from Bellingen Fitness

Pens down? No pens up! I am going back to writing stuff down. 

After engaging with “digital things” for a decade I have come to a realisation. I have to go back to writing things down.  As a geek, this horrifies me. As a realist it has become a necessity. I use Apple Mail, Apple Notes, Evernote, ToDoist and Harvest to organise and record my work and personal … Continue reading Pens down? No pens up! I am going back to writing stuff down. 

The real question bosses, HR people and recruiters should be asking – “What’s your Ikigai?”

Like many, I was belted with all sorts of fancy competency and personality measuring sticks over my decades in the corporate world - Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (I am ESTJ by the way), Gallup Strengths Finder and mind-numbing psycho-analysis by recruiters. They have their place. I believe however the best measure of anyone's competency and personality type is … Continue reading The real question bosses, HR people and recruiters should be asking – “What’s your Ikigai?”

Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinion

Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinionHarvard Business Review: The Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2017 E&E News: The biggest climate findings in 2017 Sierra Club: Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2017 We’re still in: The top 10 sustainable business stories of 2017 World Bank: Year in Review: … Continue reading Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinion

Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Episode 3 – Anna Feldman talks to Andrew Woodward about stock-taking your 2017 and planning for 2018

Episode 3 – Anna Feldman talks stock-taking your 2017 and planning for 2018 Andrew Woodward speaks with Anna Feldman about stock-taking your performance in 2017 and how to thrive in 2018. Bellingen CoWorking is a group on the NSW Coffs Coast that meets regularly to help grow businesses, careers and lives through knowledge sharing, networking and … Continue reading Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Episode 3 – Anna Feldman talks to Andrew Woodward about stock-taking your 2017 and planning for 2018