Tithing Settlement Tear-Off Schedule

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‘Tis the season to go shopping, make neighbor treats, attend Christmas concerts, visit the family, wrap gifts, put up the Christmas tree, and while doing all this the bishop needs you to find 15 minutes in your schedule to come settle your tithing. Don’t try to sneak out of this one or else the bishop… Read More

Optimize Your Life, Presidency, Bishopric, or Council with Asana

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A few months ago I was looking for a way to better facilitate communication, organization, responsibility assignment, and delegation for my business. Thankfully, I stumbled across the free webapp asana shortly after. We decided to give it a try and quickly realized it’s power as an organizational and communication tool. I then started thinking of it’s other applications…. Read More

Better than paper strips: Use multimedia in class without a projector

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Here’s a simple trick you can use in Elders Quorum or Sunday School: I’m a big geek—let’s just get that out in the open. I’m also a big fan of Google Presentations. In fact, sometimes I think I can’t teach without them. I made an awesome slide show for my lesson on The Holy Grail… Read More

NaNoWriMo: Use Screenwriting Tricks to Make Your Novel Awesome [guide]

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Happy All Saint’s Day and the beginning of Movember! It’s also the beginning of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) where people around the world try to write a novel in one month. Screenwriters (both film and TV) have to write within very tight constraints, and therefore have refined storycraft in awesome ways. So here are… Read More

GEEK.Q.P. — Use tech to organize an Elders Quorum

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Here’s how we’ve organized our Elders Quorum: We have a Google Sites site, and it links to all the important documents people might need.   After the home page, we have a page for the sacrament. There’s a Google Spreadsheet embedded in the page that can be edited by anyone on the web. So our Elders… Read More

Tell Your Bishop Anything, Anonymously

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TellYourBossAnything.com is a free service of Happiily, a company that specializes in software that helps companies and manager provide a safe, anonymous way for employees to provide feedback and thoughts on their work, work environment, boss, etc. Essentially they act as a buffer. If a company were to internally provide a solution that let their employees… Read More

How to Get $250 of Classic Literature Audiobooks for FREE

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Along with announcing the new Kindle Fire HD lineup, Amazon announced some enhancements to it’s Kindle technology. One is called “Immersion Reading” where you can listen to an audiobook, and have the corresponding line highlighted onscreen at the same time. I assume the idea is to help people learning languages, where they can follow along… Read More