Podcast Gumbo Has Moved!

Yes, it’s all grown up and has its own domain.

Screen Sharing and Conference Calls Made Easy

Egads. Upon re-reading this post, it sounds like one big ad. I hate myself.

That screenshot above is real. And it’s not the first time I’ve been asked the question of what software to use to easily do a screen share.

I don’t remember how I came across Uberconference but I’ve been using it for a couple of years. Before then, I think I was using Skype when I had to run the show. If some company was in charge, it was usually GoToMeeting.

The two main reasons for using Uberconference for me are:

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Tracking Time Spent On Your Phone with the Moment App

Have you ever been curious as to how much time you spend on your phone? Are you afraid to know? Do you think you have an addiction to your phone?

In the business world, there’s a common quote from Peter Drucker that goes like this:

If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.

I think it’s impossible to understand how much time you spend on your phone unless you make a conscious effort to track it. Luckily, there is an app called Moment that will show you how much time you spend on your phone on a daily basis.

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Building Peak Moments with Popsicles

I’ve got two stories to share with you today. That’s right, 2!

Story #1

One of the most common stories that my friend AP and I tell is the time we went to an XFL game. AP had bought season tickets and I was the lucky invitee that went to his only game that one, lonely XFL season.

We remember pieces of the game. Blaring loudspeakers, the different rules, the glass beer bottles. Ok, they weren’t glass, but I thought they were and was stunned they would let anyone in the stands have them, especially those with the mentality to have come to watch an XFL game.

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The End of Windshield Fogginess

I will admit that this is a bit of a cheat as I haven’t verified it myself yet. However, it’s too good not to pass on if it indeed works.

Given over 30 years of car ownership and having what I consider a problem with foggy windows more than anyone else I know, one would’ve thought I would’ve searched for a solution instead of it stumbling across my digital desk.

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Pat Summitt’s Definite Dozen of Life Rules

In the early 2000’s, I started watching a lot of Women’s College Basketball, mainly their NCAA tournament. I had always been a big fan of the Men’s March Madness, always remembering the first championship game I ever watched – Jack Givens’ monster game in 1978.

But the women’s game was and continues to be different. It was clear that the fundamentals taught focused on team-first principles. It’s not to say that the men weren’t, but the women’s game had and has minimal one-on-one playing that the men’s game gets bogged down with a lot of times. Sure, the men could sky and dunk from anywhere (who wasn’t a fan of Phi Slamma Jamma?), but I became to appreciate how good the women’s game was.

Back then, there were only a handful of great teams, led by Tennessee and their coach, Pat Summitt.

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