What’s your problem?

High school made me hate group projects. They might as well have been individual assignments because I was always stuck with those people whose only contribution was making excuses as to why they couldn’t contribute. After reading the chapter by Kennedy on Solving Problems Through Progress Reports and Completion Reports, I realized that many of the problems…

Ditch the Itch to be a Witch when you Pitch

I could have chosen another rhyming word other than “witch,” but I decided to be a little more professional… because that’s a big part of a pitch: professionalism. Be professional, but not too dry. Be informed, but not overwhelming. What are some important do’s and don’ts of a pitch, you ask? Well have no fear,…

You Need to Have a Strong Fanbase

After reading Technical Communication, the business proposal written by Paul Anderson, I learned that in order to create a credible business proposal, the product or service needs to have a fanbase, such as a group of people willing to try it out or give you their input. This is extremely important because the prospective customer may…

Tech Talk for the Tech Impaired

The reading on Graphics and Multimedia in Web Portfolios was an extremely helpful read for me. I’m not very fluent in really any program this chapter dealt with, so I am really glad I read through it. I particularly enjoyed the section on Photoshop. For my online portfolio, I do not expect to include many (if…

Hold on, let me check my Twitter

You don’t know your true level of patience until one of your family members gets a smart-phone for the first time. My dad recently bought an iPhone, and the first thing he did when he opened the package was hold the phone upside down (mind you, he thought it was the right way) and ask…

A list about lists

I love reading as much as the next person. In fact, when I was still too young to comprehend what words meant, I would grab a picture book and make up a story that my 4 year old mind thought was relevant. However, now that I’m older and have bigger responsibilities than making sure I…