Category Archives: How-To

Rewarding Practice


From this humble beginning: To this less humble stage: There yet? Not sure what or where there is, but I keep practicing. Results are coming. Those are proof of improvement and some smatter of success. A coworker asked me to donate artwork for a fund raiser. FLickr folks looking for me to sketch their portrait….


Tojosan’s Blogging FAQ That Won’t Be Answered


Tojosan’s FAQs That Won’t Be Answered You found the Internet. You had something to say. You started a blog. Everyday someone else joins the Internet, discovers blogs, and decides they want to join the blogging world. What questions are they asking you that you tire of answering or not answering? I’d like to share this…


Twitter In 15 Minutes A Day


Exercise – even 15 minutes each day makes a difference. The same holds true for Twitter. When can I do Twitter I’m frequently asked where small organizations can make time to ‘do twitter’. These are the same folks that do have time for a bit of exercise each evening. Their trick for that? Scheduling. Twitter…


Movies Rules of Success


Movies, they give us a bit of fantasy to break up the tress in our lives. Sometimes they show us places we’ll never get to see in person, or take us inside an experience beyond our reach.  One thing all movies have in common though is a protagonist. He or she is the one we’re…


21st Century IS Leadership Part 1


Leadership in the 21st century has been a hot topic for years. It’s a big topic, with a broad swath being covered.  Today let’s focus on IS leadership for the 21st century, specifically those responsible for programmers. Programmers still exist. Programmers largely aren’t programming games, smart phone applications or best of breed web sites. Most…