Collaborate Easier with Top-rated Note-taking Apps

Do you want to make collaboration easy? I have compiled a list of top-rated apps. 1️⃣ Evernote – Like a personal assistant for your notes, it has a ton of features to help you organize and keep track of all your ideas. 2️⃣ OneNote – Perfect for group projects, you can easily collaborate and shareContinue reading “Collaborate Easier with Top-rated Note-taking Apps”

Clear Your Inbox, Clear Your Mind: The Benefits of the Zero-Inbox Method

Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed by emails? Try the “zero-inbox” strategy!  I use this method to regularly clear out my inbox and keep it at a consistent zero, ensuring that all emails have been addressed and handled. Advantages: Increased productivity – By keeping your inbox organized and at a consistent zero, you’ll be ableContinue reading “Clear Your Inbox, Clear Your Mind: The Benefits of the Zero-Inbox Method”

5 Lessons for Automating OKRs Progress using Aha

I lead the OKRs program for the Sophos Technology Group.  OKRs success relies on setting the right goals and the ability to check how well you are doing against those goals. I have been experimenting with how to automate OKRs progress consistently across all the departments and how to do it with minimal overhead. Today,Continue reading “5 Lessons for Automating OKRs Progress using Aha”

6 Steps to Copyright

Are you wondering how to copyright your work? A copyright can protect your work by providing proof of creation and can strengthen the defense against copyright infringement by another entity. First, check out my post on 10 lessons on self-publishing: Today, I will share 6 steps on how to copyright your work. # 1. TypesContinue reading “6 Steps to Copyright”

10 Self Publishing Lessons

My children and I started a new children’s book series! We want to share exciting and funny stories about “mean” teachers at school. My 13-year-old son, Shazeb, came up with the stories, and my 10-year-old daughter, Samia, illustrated all the pages.  I helped put the books together and self-published them using Amazon KDP. OurContinue reading “10 Self Publishing Lessons”

PMIWDC Symposium 2021: Strategic and Adaptive Thinking

Innovation and disruption are happening both on a global scale and a personal level. How do we think and stay ahead? I discussed how we can apply strategic and adaptive thinking to innovate ourselves. In this talk, I covered: What are strategic and adaptive thinking? How do we develop and implement these cognitive processes? HowContinue reading “PMIWDC Symposium 2021: Strategic and Adaptive Thinking”

WiCyS 2021: The New Threat Landscape in a Post Pandemic World

Pandemic has changed our lives in many ways. The Cyber Security world is no exception. In our panel discussion, we talked about the changes in the threat landscape in a post-pandemic world and how we can fight against it. Date & Time: September 10, 2021 at 12 pm – 12:45 pm MDT Location: WiCyS 2021Continue reading “WiCyS 2021: The New Threat Landscape in a Post Pandemic World”

Being Device Free for Two Weeks Changed the Way I Manage Time

If someone asked me a year ago, “Could you go device free for a couple of days?” I would have said, “No way.” But that is exactly what I did last year for two weeks during the winter holidays. My husband’s family lives abroad, and we decided it would be great to have a family reunion soContinue reading “Being Device Free for Two Weeks Changed the Way I Manage Time”

Want to Build a Highly Collaborative Team?

There is a saying in Agile: if you do one thing, do retrospectives. I believe that not only do you have to run successful retrospectives, you must also follow through on actions. Otherwise, retrospectives just become another meeting, and they stop providing value. Some actions are straightforward and can be easily taken care of byContinue reading “Want to Build a Highly Collaborative Team?”