Podcasts I’m Listening To (Summer 2020 Edition)

When the topic of podcasts comes up, the next question is always, “What do you listen to?” and since my listening habits change regularly, I figured it was long past time to update my current heavy rotation. News and Current Events Seattle NowUp FirstConsider ThisNPR Politics PodcastMarketplace TechShortwave Long Form Interview and Though The Ezra Klein ShowTen Percent HappierThe Science of Happiness Business and Industry Planet MoneyThe Indicator from Planet MoneyHBR IdeacastHBR Women at WorkHBR After HoursMasters In BusinessPrimedWorkLife with Adam GrantThink Fast, Talk Smart Kids and Stories I listen to alot of podcasts with my son, some of them include Myths and LegendsStories PodcastCircle RoundMystery RecipeTumble ScienceBrains OnForever AgoTreasure Island...
Zoom Backgrounds For Your Next Virtual Meeting

Zoom Backgrounds For Your Next Virtual Meeting

Are you #WFH (working form home)? Do you need a new background for your virtual meetings on Zoom, or Microsoft Teams? I found some great options with an interior design flair: Arhous furnitureRentFurniture.comWest ElmCurbed.comBruntwood.co.ukBEHR (the paint company)One Fine Stay (more exotic travel inspiration backgrounds) So why not download a new background and virtually transport yourself to a new...

Conversations On Careers and Professional Life

In addition to my work as a Career Coach and Business Communications Advisor at the Foster School of Business, I host the podcast Conversations On Careers and Professional Life. To better serve my listeners, I recently launched a website for the podcast specifically. You can visit ConversationsOnCareers.com to learn more about the podcast, find episode show notes and linked to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, or listen on...
How to change text to all caps/UPPERCASE in Google slides

How to change text to all caps/UPPERCASE in Google slides

Have you ever wanted to change text to all caps or UPPERCASE in Google slides? I did, and couldn’t quickly figure it out. I googled it, and only got answers that related to google docs at first. But then I figured it out, so you don’t have to. Select the “Format” menu, then “Text”, then “Capitalization”, then “UPPERCASE” Screenshot showing how to change text to ALL CAPS or UPPERCASE in Google Slides (or Title Case, or...

Announcing my podcast: Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

Earlier this year, I was awarded a Compassion and Resilience Seed Grant from the UW Resilience Lab so support creating a new podcast for the Foster School of Business, MBA Career Management Office. The grant is supporting four episodes on topics including and relating to resilience, self-compassion and mindfulness.  Additional episodes will feature interviews with UW Faculty and Staff, Foster students and alumni, and business leaders. The first 4 episodes are out now featuring interviews with: Naomi Sanchez, Assistant Dean for MBA Career Management at the Foster School of BusinessColette Vogel, Sr. Associate Director of Career Management and Corporate Relations at the Foster School of BusinessDr. Polo DeCano, lecturer at the UW School of Psychology and College of Education,Dr. Jane Compson, Associate Professor at UW Tacoma “Conversations on Careers and Professional Life.” Can be found on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or listen...