Browser Choice

Following a legal agreement between Microsoft and The European Competition Commission, from March 1st 2010, Windows users across Europe are able to install the web browser of their choice, rather than having Internet Explorer as a default. For a detailed explanation...

Jingle Bells Jingle Bells

Last month I wrote a blog post about course interruptions. Yesterday it happened again. Only this time it was far worse. I had 15 delegates on my online session. For the first 10 minutes everything was fine and then suddenly..BOOM! It sounded like one of the attendees...

Stand and Deliver

Do you stand and deliver? Or do you prefer to sit? I’m talking about how you deliver a presentation or training course. If I’m doing a 1:1 coaching session, I’ll usually sit, either at the trainer’s desk at the front of the training room, or...

Mirrored Text in PowerPoint

I’ve been asked a couple of times lately how to mirror text in PowerPoint 2007. To get from here… To here… Right click on the text box and select Format Shape In the 3-D Rotation section, set the X value to...

Windows 7

I recently delivered an online presentation to the North West Regional Group of The Institute of IT Training which covered how to install and run Windows 7 in a virtualized environment on Mac OSX. Part of the presentation was a demonstration of 7 new and improved...