Discover some weird and wonderful tools and techniques to make working from home just a little easier. Hosted by NetSquared Vancouver on June 3, 2020.
(Thanks Chad Leaman for the note-taking!)
|Software – Hemming Way App
|Help with word and character counts
|Process – BCC on email
|Get agressive with the BCC to save everyone’s email.
|Software – Notion
|Management software for NGO, especially around HR. Database / XLS / trellow mashup – cloud based, has nonprofit rates
|Software – Descript
|Transcribing Video (audio to text). Can also edit associated media (like take out the ums), take out gaps. Can snip out clips into new videos.
|Software – Grammarly
|Gives you the tone ontop of the grammer help. Has NGO rate
|Hardware – get more apps
|Multiple monitors to save your mind
|Process – give deadlines
|Requests for Feedback —- Give people a deadline for thier feedback “I willl do NEXT STEP at DATE AND TIME”
|Software – Toggl
|Time Tracking – great for contractors that need to log those minutes. Free plan may do!
|Software – Auto Text Expander
|Auto Text Expander. Free Chrome addon
|Software – AYOA.com
|Mind mapping software
|Software – Miro
|Collaborative Whiteboard. People can leave notes. Takes lots of things in – spreadsheets to diagrams, etc. Free first 3 boards
|Software – SnapCamera
|Bring Snapchat filters into your Zoom meeting
|Software – iGlasses
|Modify whats coming out of your webcamera (zoom, etc)
|Process – TEam Happy Hour Virtually
|Dress funny! Have a drink
|Game like that suitcase bote
|Kahoot – mulit choice questions game quizshow
|Software – Calendar plugin
|Speedy Meeting – take 5 minutes off each meeting.
|Sofware – Video recording and sharing — Loom or Vidyard
|Share and show some short little video — can be quicker than writing steps
|Software – Zoom Breakout Rooms
|Great to get people talking, too many people in a room can be intimidating
|Zoom bomb stop??