Working Tools

Working Tools 37. HEY

Heard of Basecamp? It’s a collaboration tool for remote teams. Well, the guys behind it have been working on re-imagining e-mail. The aim is to put the user in charge. Privacy-driven, workflow-oriented, with some additional clever elements. It’s called HEY. If you have a half hour, go check

Working Tools 36. Horses for Courses

I’m self-aware enough to know, that whining about whether to use one highly-priced bit of tech over another, is easily seen as a humble brag, or a first world problem. Certainly, in the context of our world today, it’s entirely insignificant. Still winds me up though. The Dream

Working Tools 35. The Domino Effect

I wrote only last week about breaking stuff. Turned out that my migration of the Lime website wasn’t quite as successful as I’d hoped. The theme wasn’t responsive, and activating the menu on a tablet or smart phone, overlaid the menu choices on the current

Working Tools 34. Breaking stuff

Limeconsulting.com is the website for my company Lime Training and Consultancy Ltd. It’s website was awful. Unloved, unmaintained and creaking under the weight of updates not completed. It had been designed, by someone else, using a plugin, that I don’t understand. Changing a phone number on the

Working Tools 33. iPad Pro - Fight!

An iPad is not a laptop. Yes, it is. No, it isn’t. YES, IT IS! NO, IT ISN’T! People do like to get tribal. The internet is getting all shouty about the latest must-have accessory from Apple. The tech colossus has released a software update that greatly

Working Tools 32. Time Tracking

Time tracking is an absolute essential for the modern entrepreneur. Actually, no, it isn’t. You have stuff to do, do it. When you have finished, stop. Simples. If you bill by the hour or by the minute even, then keeping track of your time is a requirement. You

Working Tools 31. The Internet

Yes. I’ve discovered the internet. Over the last several years, the commentary has all been about the internet as a cesspit of fake news, data harvesting and trolling. Over the last several weeks, we have been reminded of all the reasons that we love the internet. A Dutch woman

Working Tools 30. iPad First

In April of 2019, I had settled that I was not ready to leave behind a traditional computer and work on iPad first. Concerns Backup. Corporate disasters in a past life make me paranoid of data loss. My mac has backups of backups. Filing systems. I found IOS cumbersome in
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