Tag Archive for Work

Change of Habits, Change of Scenery

Air travel is nothing new for me. It just feels weird when I’m doing it in a new set of cities. Read more

Pointless Pointing in PowerPoint

Today we explore the connection between Power Point slides and television news graphics. Our journey into the land of better PowerPoint starts with this article … Lose that gesture: Presenters, stop pointing to your slides.

“Turning away, even partially, may cause you to break your eye contact with the audience. If you work at facing forward and even gesturing toward us, you’ll have our attention.”

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Life as a Telecommuter

Working from home has gotten a lot of attention in the news recently, especially since the CEO of Yahoo recently announced a policy to end telecommuting at the struggling Internet company. This hits home for me, especially since home is where I do most of my work.

Hi, my name is Brian … and I’m a telecommuter. Read more

Everything I Know About Trade Shows I Learned From A Dragon

Some people would be a bit worried the week before their company’s biggest trade show. For me, it’s no big deal. Nothing Intel throws at me next week can be scarier than Dragon*Con.

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One Year In

This week marks my one year anniversary at Intel. Changing jobs was a big deal for me, and so far it’s been fantastic.

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Thinking on my feet

Working from home is a good excuse to change many of my daily habits. The ones I’m tackling first apply to not only when I work, but what posture I’m using during work.

In short, I’m trying to stand up most of the day.
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