Michelle Peña

Increasing productivity and mastering keyboard shortcuts walk hand in hand. The education company known as Brainscape has even created a formula to reveal how much time people lose while working on the computer without them—64 hours per year! Here are a variety of keyboard tricks that can help you save valuable time.
From theft of personal and financial data to reputational harm, lost productivity, and much more, being extra secure in today’s digitally connected world sometimes feels like we need to act a little shady ourselves just to avoid being taken advantage of. Here are a few ways that we can use Google Voice to maintain at least a little anonymity and fend off unwanted junk.
There’s an ongoing need to strengthen computing practices and stay vigilant against cyber attacks—up 600% due to COVID-19 (now aptly referred to as the “cyberdemic”). Emails and passwords are especially prime targets for hackers. Use these tips to stay safe.
Career advancement is a potential that we all have, but we must execute to meet it. Leveraging the business and employment-oriented powers of LinkedIn can be instrumental to our success.
How can we reignite passion, productivity and success when we’ve “lost that lovin’ feeling”? Developing self-discipline is key.

Increase your cybersecurity

December 2, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Anyone who connects to the Internet or another device using Wi-Fi can be hacked. Cybersecurity education is essential to mitigate digital risks. Remember these tips, and consult sites like Cybrary, InfoSecInstitue and Udemy to learn more.
The more you know, the more you grow. And all of the tech power at our fingertips today has accelerated growth opportunities exponentially. Whether you’re looking for creative ways to revitalize your communications process, increase your efficiency or improve your Internet safety, these options are sure to impress.

6 ways to optimize home Wi-Fi

October 7, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

Working from home offers many conveniences—as long as the internet connection remains stable. The competition for connectivity is critical in this age of teleworking and homeschooling, considering all the wireless devices being engaged and their overload risk. These DIY tips can improve coverage for every device.

Tasty treats for tricky interviews

September 2, 2020 Categorized in: Advancement

Knocking on a hiring manager’s door can feel unnerving, especially when self-doubt creeps in and you’re afraid of being dished ghastly tricks instead of treats. These strategies will help you maneuver through loaded questions and sell yourself confidently.
Some of the greatest challenges that colleagues and I have faced during our long-term shift to working from home are related to the increased amount of keyboard and screen time that our duties have required.
In such trying times, the following advice can preserve our mental grit, foster a positive environment (whether we’re working remotely or on-site), and serve as a sacred reminder that courage requires embracing vulnerability, risk and innovation—not perfection.
We all have a personal brand that has impacted our existence on a daily basis, even before our evolution into the world of online communication. And when we carefully manage that brand, we allow it to take root as the foundation of our success.
Clearly, the upheaval of COVID-19 imperils our entire well-being. Following are success habits and digital resources we can lean on for motivation and support during this unimaginably difficult time.