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Lökwest Coaches Working Wardrobes Clients

If you feel a little out of touch with today’s technology, you’re not alone! Technology is all around us and it’s critical in today’s workplace. However, technology changes so quickly it’s nearly impossible to keep up with. Even those of us in the industry are swamped by the pace of change. Because of this, we designed a three-part series to help Working Wardrobes clients “break the ice” with today’s basic… Read More »Lökwest Coaches Working Wardrobes Clients

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What the *#@! is a digital life coach?

Now that we have your attention…so what, exactly, is a Digital Life Coach? Wouldn’t a consultant or IT professional be better? From a search engine perspective, maybe so. But, it sounds so stiff and commanding! On the other hand, going with a phrase like “guru” or “genius” may be trendy, but those seem like a gimmick. You may think “digital life coach” is just as gimmicky, so here’s the thought… Read More »What the *#@! is a digital life coach?

Inspiring and important life lessons I learned optimizing websites

Life lessons from a website? You wouldn’t think that optimizing websites can teach you life lessons, would you? Well, think again. I recently finished performance-optimizing on two websites I manage. This is something I like to do on a regular basis because, in technology, standards and practices always change. Before you fall asleep – this isn’t a 20-step guide on how to optimize your website or WordPress stack! There are… Read More »Inspiring and important life lessons I learned optimizing websites

Holiday Shopping Guide 2019

What you need to know on Black Friday! We’re back with our monthly presentation, in conjunction with the San Clemente Village! This month, we presented our 5th annual Black Friday update. Check out the presentation to get a jump start on this year’s best holiday shopping deals! We cover TV’s, phones, computers, and everything smart home. Also, some of the best links for finding deals, based on our intense curation.… Read More »Holiday Shopping Guide 2019

Burning questions? You need these TIPS!

Check out our October tips presentation! We’re back with our monthly presentation, in conjunction with the San Clemente Village! This month, we’re focused on some questions we receive on a regular basis. Whether you’re looking to do some photo organization, need to back up your device, have issues with your web browser, or just want to stay safe, we’ve got answers! Working with photos How do I make sure my… Read More »Burning questions? You need these TIPS!

Is it time for a new phone?

Check out our tips and phone picks! We’re back with our monthly presentation, in conjunction with the San Clemente Village! Fall is here, and the holiday season is approaching. That means by now, the 2019 technology line-up is more or less in place. With the exception of Google’s upcoming event, most of the major phone manufacturers have released their new products. Where do you start? You’ve had your phone for… Read More »Is it time for a new phone?

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Cutting the cord for streaming TV? 6 Lessons to Know!

It was time to cut the cord. I’ve been evaluating streaming TV for years. As a matter of fact, I was one of the early adopters of the SlingBox in the early 2000’s. All my friends who were on the road with me were amazed that I could tune in to the local Chicago sports and weather. (you can still buy a SlingBox incidentally) We’ve come along way since then… Read More »Cutting the cord for streaming TV? 6 Lessons to Know!

The power of your word – your PASSword [4] – Bring it Together

In the final of four articles on getting control over your passwords, I’ll cover some strategies for tying everything together and KEEPING control over your passwords. By now, you should have a list of where you authenticate with a password.  Don’t worry if it’s not complete, it’s a start!  On the list, you should have the application/site, the user name, the password, and the last time you verified it.  … Read More »The power of your word – your PASSword [4] – Bring it Together

The power of your word – your PASSword [3] – Strategize

Thanks for tuning in again for another installment on how wrest control over all of the passwords you use.  Previously, I gave you some tips on identifying where you use passwords.  I also suggested categorizing your passwords into circles of trust, or threat levels, according to how much damage a compromised password can do to your life. Today, we’re going to get to work.  Let’s come up with a “scheme”… Read More »The power of your word – your PASSword [3] – Strategize

The power of your word – your PASSword [2] – Your Circles of Trust

Welcome back to my four part series on taking back control of your passwords.  In the last article, I discussed some common problems people face with their passwords.  The assignment was to begin a master list of places you access information with a password.  If you haven’t started one, it’s simple.  We want a list with four columns – site, username, password, and last used. Remember, don’t worry about having a completely… Read More »The power of your word – your PASSword [2] – Your Circles of Trust