Your typing speed (and accuracy) makes a big difference to your productivity. When was the last time you considered and fine-tuned your typing abilities? There are some great tools online for self-assessment and training, and we check them out in this post. One of the biggest myths is that you can't improve your typing ability … Continue reading Boost your typing skills
The difference between planners and our colleagues in the design professions is never more evident than when it comes time to give a presentation. Architects and designers have presentations filled with inspiring images, whereas planners tend to ... shall we say ... over use the text. Adding some images to your presentations is not too … Continue reading Powerpoint Hacks – Easy Ways to Add Images
Too many emails! Don't waste your valuable attention and focus clearing your inbox. Check out these three hints. Get rid of duplicate emails in a conversation Opt out of conversations you don't need to be copied in on Get rid of emails only relevant on that day 1. Get rid of duplicate emails in a … Continue reading Outlook Hacks – managing the inbox
As planners, and other RM professionals, we read a lot of wordy documents online. How can we hack this necessary task to do it faster and/or do it more effectively? Firstly we need to understand what we are trying to gain when we consult one of these planning documents. The options include: discovery - to … Continue reading Hacks for Reading Plan Documents
In June the blog will cover quick tips and tricks for boosting productivity. Let me know some of those little things that bug you about working with your technology, and I will include a solution in one of the posts. Send in your question by email or contact me via twitter or linkedin. What sort of … Continue reading How-To June
The theme this month is Your Relationship with your Computer RMA Digital February 2018 Newsletter
Today's blog continues the theme of this month's newsletter - your relationship with your computer. In this post, I look at what you can do to make it easier for you to communicate with your computer. By communicate I mean how you input your instructions to your computer. Some simple changes can greatly enhance your … Continue reading Shake up your computer input habits
Do you have to print out drawings just to measure something? Find out how to do this on the screen - no paper or scale ruler involved!