vickimcleod, Author at Vicki McLeod
June 10, 2020

The Human Side of Digital: Interview with Val Low

How can we be human in a digital world? Val shows entrepreneurs how to clear the business clutter and build a thriving business.
June 5, 2020

Empathy at Work, and Why it Matters

Why does empathy matter in the workplace? When we experience empathy we sense or feel another’s emotional state, allowing us to better understand their position
June 5, 2020

She Wrote the Book on That: Effective Communication at Work

Introducing my newest book Effective Communication at Work: Speaking and Writing Well in the Modern Workplace, helping you to communicate through challenges.
June 5, 2020

Meet Me in the Zoom Room: Tips for Video Calls and How to Avoid Zoom Fatigue

These tips and trick for Zoom and other video calls and conferencing will help you be professional and productive during your digital meetings.
May 24, 2020

You and the IoT: The Connected Home Ecosystem

In the Internet of Things (IoT), a connected home ecosystem is becoming normal across the globe, but how do you decide what system is best for your home?
May 14, 2020

10 Ways to Cope Compassionately with COVID-19

A recent blog post by Dr. Chris Germer, of the Center for Mindful Self Compassion, is both reassuring and uplifting in the face of the uncertainty posed by the the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 6, 2020

Be Safe Out There: Privacy, Security and the IoT

My new book aims to inform, educate, and reassure mainstream technology users.
April 22, 2020

Hey Alexa, Subscribe to That Podcast: You and the Internet of Things

Even if you are not a user of the computer or the internet, you are a user of things.
March 31, 2020

Sharing the Sourdough Love

Back in January, pre-pandemic, my dear friend Fred Armstrong traveled across the Salish Sea to visit us for  a weekend.  Along with his sister Terry, and bountiful good humour, he brought me some sourdough starter.
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