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Man, that looks painful huh. This is the cover art on a CD of a band I listen to called Norma Jean. Do you ever feel like this? A lot of times you’ll get demands from work or a client that just seem completely unreasonable. You can dish out a sarcastic attitude and get a…

Email, and especially Microsoft Outlook, can get really convoluted with all the foldering, contacting and searching. The Xobni plugin makes the day to day email task much easier. Why it’s Cool After you install Xobni, it indexes everything in Outlook in less time it usually takes you to search for that email you sent Jim…

Days and nights of sitting in front of a computer can be very hard on the ol’ melon. The low droning buzz of the fluorescents is enough to make you go completely mad and your ipod just ran out of juice. Fortunately, the interweb has had little radio babies with endless hours of streaming tunage…

It looks like a war zone in my neighborhood. Trees down everywhere. Day 3 I’m dead in the water. The winter storm that came through Tulsa knocked out the power to half the city and has left a lot of companies kaput. Especially those that have all their data on one server, in one building.…

The light spills in through the windows of your studio. You’re sketching things up, importing illustrations, optimizing models here and there, and making the most beautifully designed product a consumer has ever seen. You have a perfect balance between a love for esthetically pleasing design and what you went to engineering school for. However, there…

The new season of ‘The Office’ started last week on NBC. It’s downright hilarious and uncomfortable as you could possibly make a show about relationships in an office. It’s also a veritable fountain of how not to do things at work. So in honor of the first episode, here’s some simple principles to take away…

Have you ever been bored with what you do at work or wish you could just model something different? Well, what if you could enhance your 3D skills and maybe even come up with a new product idea. People that keep learning, keep creating opportunities. Hmm. Now isn’t that just a little piece of wisdom.…

Throwing up before you speak may come naturally to some, but there’s some other items that may help relieve the pressure of speaking in public. Not only can these help you when speaking publicly, they can also help when training someone, relating to and working with others and finding out how you can help people.…

There’s nothing more annoying than some one who is over-productive, smirking at you with his dry, beady eyes, taunting you with his attendance trophies, doing little victory dance’s in your cubicle… Prepare to dance. Steve Pavlina has come up with 33 way to boost your productivity, then 33 more, and then another 33. I’d say…

Many times I’m showing someone how to do something and there like, “how do you do that so fast? what are you doing?” I’m being 50% more efficient than you, that’s what I’m doing. Not 48, not 51, but exactly 50% more. Here’s how. Mouse – automatically move pointer to default button option This is…

You might see this floating around the site. What does it mean? I came up with it for two reasons. Two reason exactly. It’s catchy It explains a mindset It’s a concept that kinda eludes some people, and, at times, even me sadly. Some would take this idea like you’re telling them to quit their…