Meetings Suck Review – #BYOC20201020

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“Meetings Suck Review“ Oct. 20-2020@ 9:00 am PT Fred Jones will review this book  Our Operating Principles: * Relationships before business (LA) * You can get everything in life & business if you help enough people get what they want (Zig Zigler) * Be helpful – with no expectations (Bill) * We stand for …

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The Chimp Paradox Review Part 2- #BYOC20201013

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“The Chimp Paradox Review Part 2 “ Oct. 13-2020@ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao will complete the review.  Notes: The Brain as a divided planet.  Parts include:  Chimp, Human & Computer (according to Dr Peters) The Computer is the reference source that stores items that were inherited, and the result of exposure to our environment …

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The Chimp Paradox Review Part 1 – #BYOC20201006

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“The Chimp Paradox Review Part 1 “ October 6-2020@ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao  provides this book review  Notes: The book “The Chimp Paradox”  by Dr Steve Peters tells us that our chimp brain is the part of the brain where our emotions are, and the human brain is where our ability to think things …

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How to Create An Online Community – #BYOC2020929

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“How to Create An Online Community“ Sept. 29-2020@ 9:00 am PT LowellAnn will share her experiences    Our Operating Principles: * Relationships before business (LA) * You can get everything in life & business if you help enough people get what they want (Zig Zigler) * Be helpful – with no expectations (Bill) * …

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Google’s New Product Keen – #BYOC2020922

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“Google’s New Product Keen “ Sept. 22-2020@ 9:00 am PT A discovery presentation & discussion  Notes: Find Keen here: https://staykeen.com To sign up, you must have a Google account.  You begin by suggesting an area of interest (keyword).  Keen offers other keyword suggestions as well.  Easy to add items using the Bookmarklet and selecting the …

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Emotions in Communication – #BYOC2020915

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“Emotions in Communication “ Sept. 15-2020@ 9:00 am PT Nathan Segal will lead our discussion – Notice change in topic  Notes: We must place all our focus on the other person – what is their story?  This means asking great open questions and engaging in very active listening.  Letting go of your own story.   …

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Let’s Learn Something About VR – #BYOC2020908

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“Let’s Learn Something About Virtual Reality“ Sept. 8-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Shani Thomson shares her VR experience.  Notes: We got to view of the  Oculus Quest device  that can be purchased here: Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 64GB https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P6RJ39C/ To get started people begin by playing games and then discover Social …

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How To Create Templates in Google Docs – #BYOC2020901

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“How To Create Templates In Google Docs  “ Sept. 1-2020@ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao has provided instruction  Notes: Google Templates save time and preserve the desired branding for your business.  The creation of templates is available only in G Suite accounts; not Gmail. First, you create the document, using the settings you desire …

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Improve Your Content Writing Skills – #BYOC2020825

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“ Improve Your Content Writing Skills“ Aug. 25-2020@ 9:00 am PT Always room for improvement- Alanna Birmingham will share her discoveries  Notes: How do we feel about our content writing? There is usually room for improvement; Writing good copy takes a lot of practice; Most of us are copywriting because we usually include a CTA …

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Emerging Fields of Work – #BYOC2020818

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“Emerging Fields of Work “ Aug. 18-2020@ 9:00 am PT Do we have some predictions?  Notes: Fred Jones gave us a thought-provoking presentation.  You can read some of his thoughts and find a link to the recording on his blog site:   EMERGING FIELDS OF WORK -The Future of Jobs. Some Potential Job Market Opportunities (2030) …

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Google Hangouts Chat and Meet – #BYOC2020811

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“Google Hangouts Chat and Meet  “ Aug. 11-2020@ 9:00 am PT Exploring some Google changes – LA/Vivek  Notes: Rumour has been saying for a few years now that Hangouts will go away and be replaced by Chat and Meet.  The process has begun – Hangout Text is now showing up in Chat & vice …

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Choose Between Laptop or Chromebook – #BYOC2020804

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“Choose Between Laptop or Chromebook “ Aug. 4-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao has done some comparisons  Notes: When to go with Chromebook: * Your work is mainly in the cloud * You need portability * You don’t want to blow the bank with the cost When to go with a laptop: * …

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Tips On Keyword Searching – #BYOC2020728

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“Tips On Keyword Searching “ July 28-2020@ 9:00 am PT Without A Specialized Tool  Notes: Bootstrap approach  as outlined in David’s presentation How To Do Brand Plan Without A Keyword Tool Find your passion Determine your categories Do your research – Use alphabet soup method Check your competition – Look to see who is …

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How To Build a Course on Your Website – #BYOC2020721

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“How To Build a Course on Your Website“ July 21-2020@ 9:00 am PT Keeping it simple and affordable  Notes from the Presentation: Our Why: Keep visitors on your own real estate so they will constantly return to your website Automate progress through the course Keep track of participant progress Automate tracking their progress Computer …

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Build A New Website- #BYOC2020714

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“Build A New Website-“ July 14-2020 @ 9:00 am PT What choices must be made? What theme?  Gutenberg?  Page Builders? What branding?  Notes: This session is especially for newbies.  Decisions to be made before you do anything:  What is the purpose of this website?   Who is it for?  Make note of everything you …

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Upgrade An Old Website – #BYOC2020707

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“Upgrade an Old Website“ July 7-2020@ 9:00 am PT What choices must be made? What theme?  Gutenberg?  Page Builders?  Notes: Upgrading a website should be an ongoing process.  That means we are all considering an upgrade right now.  Reasons why we should consider doing it: Outdated layout/visuals Business fennel is changing The audience has …

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What’s On Your Reading List- #BYOC2020630

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“What’s On Your Reading List“ June 30-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Let’s look at books and online – fiction and non-fiction  Our Recommendations: Launch – https://www.amazon.com/dp/1630470171/ Inner Engineering –  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078RV7YW3/ ​Tools of Titans  – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082VKY29Q/ Book Summaries – https://www.blinkist.com/ The Alchemist – https://www.amazon.com/dp/0062315005/ Atomic Habits https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07RFSSYBH/ How To Write Copy That Sells- https://www.amazon.com/dp/161448502X/ Start With …

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Making Peace – #BYOC2020623

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“Making Peace“ June 23-2020@ 9:00 am PT With Yourself, With People, With Community, With the Planet  Notes: Covid isolation seems to have brought up some things for people now that they have time for reflection.  Which of these sectors come up for you?  Yourself, People, Community, Planet?  We each had something of our own …

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How To Stop The Spammers – #BYOC2020616

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“How To Stop The Spammers“ June 16-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Steps and Plugins to keep them out  Notes:  Know the difference between spam and hacking because each requires a different approach.  It’s very important to stay informed because things online change rapidly. Spam:  Use a decoy email address for testing and joining.  Never …

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How To Discover What You Want – #BYOC2020609

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“How To Discover What You Want“ June 9-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Many of us know what we don’t want – but that comes from our experience & knowledge – We don’t want what we don’t know.  Resources: Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs Spiral Dynamics Enneagram   Our Operating Principles: * Relationships before business (LA) …

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Why Do You Want A Leader? – #BYOC2020602

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“Why Do You Want A Leader?“ June 2-2020 @ 9:00 am PT How to recognize a leader  Notes: Our definitions of Leaders –   Leaders have followers They have ideas and are passionate about them They pose an issue and then listen carefully to what people are saying about it They help people dream more, …

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Transition From Old To New – #BYOC2020526

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“Transition From Old To New“ May 26th – 2020 @ 9:00 am PT Techniques for making it a smooth one – A discussion  Notes: Transition is a bridge between one chapter (in your life or business) and the next.  The difference between change and transition is: Change happens to you – it is external …

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OBS Tips And Tricks

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“OBS Tips and Tricks – #BYOC2020512” May 12th-2020 @ 9:00 am PT OBS Expert Michael Daniels provides instruction  on Showing A Half & Half Screen in OBS  Notes: After a technical delay caused by a conflict between a Zoom update and a Microsoft update, we experienced a delay while the host rebooted her computer. …

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Restructuring Your Business – #BYOC2020505

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“ Restructuring Your Business“ May 5-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Idea sharing for going forward in this new world order  Notes: The questions are:  Will we need to restructure our business in this new world order?  What changes do we foresee for solopreneurs?  We can see that business is becoming more digitized. Examples:  Legal, Medical, …

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Create a Video with Invideo – #BYOC2020421

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“Create a Video with Invideo“ April 21-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Vivek & LA share what they have learned.  Notes: You can find the platform at https://invideo.io  Or You can find it here: https://appsumo.com/invideo/  It’s a growing and changing platform that allows you to create videos on the fly.  It is similar to Canva …

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Coping With Isolation – #BYOC2020407

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“Coping With Isolation“ April 7-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Group members will share their techniques  Notes: Solopreneurs tend to feel a bit isolated at the best of times because they are working at home.  Some of our usual types of contracts have dried up and we are unable to attend in-person meetings.  This has …

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Introduction to Teamviewer- #BYOC2020331

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“Introduction to Teamviewer“ March 31-2020 @ 9:00 am PT David Flannery will share how he uses this interesting software    Notes: Apologies  – some computer gremlins were at work this morning. Many of us find ourselves helping friends & family tap into various programs needed while being isolated and working from home. Teamviewer allows …

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