Work Remotely From Home with the Horizon Client

Did you know that you can connect remotely to an Air Force Desktop Environment from home? Using the VMware Horizon Client, your Common Access Card (CAC) and just a few minutes of your time, get connected to an FOUO/UNCLASSIFIED remote instance so you can check email, visit AFPC Secure websites, and use a licensed copyContinue reading “Work Remotely From Home with the Horizon Client”

How to Speak

Around 40 years ago, Professor Patrick Henry Winston gave his first talk on How to Speak. It became so popular, in fact, that the annual talk had to be limited to the first 300 participants. Every year, Professor Winston improved upon the talk. As he put it, “There is much more now, of course, because IContinue reading “How to Speak”

The Importance of Digital Literacy

Digital literacy includes using technology to identify, critically evaluate, and synthesize data and information, create and manage digital content, and appropriately interact in a virtual environment. As a new Air Force officer building digital literacy unlocks a lot of doors. Digital literacy can help you process email quickly, manage your time better, and even buildContinue reading “The Importance of Digital Literacy”

Modern Air Force PowerPoint Template

Time for an upgrade Incorporating visual elements from the traditional Air Force briefing template, our modern template below allows more breathing space and removes unneeded visual elements (goodbye big blue swoosh!). We’ve also incorporated Microsoft’s new de facto font Calibri, in an attempt to increase readability and improve the cohesive design with other updated visual elements. ThisContinue reading “Modern Air Force PowerPoint Template”

Design as a Communication Tool

This week, Dan and Will discuss why learning the basics of design can be useful for new AF officers using Will’s PowerPoint template as an example. Get the template here: https://cgocoach.com/powerpoint-template Other resources mentioned in the episode: How to Speak Royalty-free image sources Unsplash Pixabay  US Air Force’s Flickr Defense Visual Information Distribution Service

Self Reflection on Your Priorities

2020 is almost over and for many of us, this means we can finally close a chapter on a very hectic year. Working from home has challenged our priorities when it comes to the work/life family balance. In these last few weeks of the year, my challenge for you (and for myself) is to setContinue reading “Self Reflection on Your Priorities”

Loonshots

Introduction “What can we learn about human nature and world history from a glass of water?” – Safi Bahcall LEDx 3.0 In March of this year, in what seems like ages ago in the pre-COVID era, I had the opportunity to attend LEDx 3.0. The Leadership Education and Development Experience (LEDx) is an annual leadership event sponsored by the Air Force, designedContinue reading “Loonshots”