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February 22, 2021

Segmenting: My Strategy for the Long Haul

In a recent pre-(online) class chitchat, my co-host Ana Gutierrez held up a small Hershey’s chocolate nugget. I was all, “WHAT IS THIS DELICIOUSNESS??” and she said, “I have a quarter of this chocolate bar as we finish each fourth of…

March 12, 2020

COVID-19 and Other Interruptions in Service

Knock, knock, tap, tap, ahem. . . Are you guys out there? Of course you are! And I’ve MISSED you!!! We’ve been hanging on the Insta regularly, the Facebook occasionally, and the Twitter NEVER.  And Together Trainings have kept the team…

May 9, 2018

My Newest Fave Outlook Non-Tech Nerd Trick!

Remember our totally digital friend Sarah? We were together recently in Boston and experimented with what has turned out to be my recent favorite Outlook calendar trick. (Or “hack” if that is the language you speak.) Outlook Calendar is…

February 22, 2018

An Excel-lent Together Leader System

On a recent hang in Houston, I re-met Together Tribe member Chris F., a Dean at Relay Graduate School of Education. Chris is a digital loyalist, and I spied this amazing Excel sheet over his shoulder. Chris uses Excel as his main Together…

October 10, 2017

Andrew K’s Advanced Placement Outlook Usage

When I bumped into Andrew K., a Director of Special Services and former ELA teacher, he already had it pretty Together. His charter school network is very Outlook-y, and he was very much in the habit of scheduling his To-Do’s directly into his…

March 22, 2017

Goodbye Transfers, Hello TaskClone!

Transferring To-Dos after meetings is kind of the worst. Our next steps often linger in a notebook, never to be seen again. Even in the best case, manual transfers or cut and pastes across digital tools are still annoying and time-consuming. But…

June 23, 2016

Five-Minute Solutions + Going Dark on the Blog for July

Inspired by my IRL friend and blogger-hero Sara’s recent reflections, I asked myself where I might be able to come up with some five-minute solutions in my own life right now. By five-minute solutions, I mean really small things I could do…

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