How to find fun cool things to do in Austin

Did you just move to Austin or do you feel out of the loop?  Here’s a list of sources that will empower you to keep abreast of what’s happening around town.  Bookmark, Like on Facebook, and/or subscribe to these sites’ email lists and you’ll be InTheKnow. General Do512 Good email newsletter Facebook Events is awesome Eventbrite … More How to find fun cool things to do in Austin

A Native’s Guide to Things to Do in Austin WITH KIDS!

My first Native’s Guide to Austin was pretty slanted towards adults – well this guide is for KIDS! General activity sites: Kid summer movie programs:  Austin Splash Pads & Pools: Trip to Mueller: The Thinkery    – Used to be Austin Children’s Museum Food Trucks … More A Native’s Guide to Things to Do in Austin WITH KIDS!

The UX of You

I sometimes see updates posted to Facebook and Twitter that make me wonder, “Have you really thought about the user experience of you?” This is becoming increasingly important as people get more savvy about hiding, unliking, and unfollowing those that don’t meet their bar. Users constantly measure the value of what you say and once it drops … More The UX of You

Five tips for beating presentation anxiety

Making presentations in front of a group of people is feared worse than death by most people.  Literally.  There is an antidote!  It’s called practice and preparation.  It is the only thing that will beat presentation anxiety.  Here are some tools that can help your preparation: Start with the kindest audience Once you know what … More Five tips for beating presentation anxiety

Productivity Tips: Outlook Easter Eggs!

The best features in Outlook 2010 are not social network updates or  threaded conversations, though those are invaluable.  The best features are the little-noticed “Clean Up” and “Ignore”.  In 2008 on this very blog I pined for official versions of these features’ early incarnations, Thread Compressor and Thread Killer.  Now that these features have made it … More Productivity Tips: Outlook Easter Eggs!