Raising Our Entrepreneurial Bar

Raising Our Entrepreneurial Bar How would you feel if you were a barely budding entrepreneur who had just spent three days at a conference, simply called LIFT, with a couple of hundred amazing people, all successful and growing, all at various stages of development in their business? Then imagine that a good number of them …

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Celebration and Action

Greetings one and all! Today we are celebrating the official launch of our freshly recreated website, thanks to the great competence of our web support expert, Damashe Thomas. He has gotten us out of one heck of a mess created by our previous ISP. But now, it’s bye-bye, so long, onward and upward. And now, …

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Courses and Coaching and Gadgets, Oh My!

Welcome to another edition of what was the Eyes-Free Academy blog, now the Mind’s-Eye View (MEV) blog. We are pleased to report that things have been zooming along quite nicely around here, especially in regard to “tech issues”. This has left us free to get on with not only our Course Builders Laboratory course from Mirasee, …

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Zooming Into the Future

Zooming. Yes, this is definitely the case, and in more ways than one, too. Lots of folks probably know about the www.zoom.us cloud meeting and webinar platform. But what a lot of people do NOT realize is that Zoom’s creators really “get” accessibility. That accessibility is further enhanced by www.mosen.org/zoom, a tutorial from our ever-creative friend, Jonathan Mosen, …

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Coming Back From The Dogs, New Location, New Year

Greetings to one and all at the beginning of a bright new year, full of positive energy and potential. We are hopeful and optimistic about 2018 in that some sort of emergency situation won’t disrupt our entrepreneurial effort, stopping us dead in our tracks the way it did half way through 2017. But to quote …

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Gone to the Dogs

When we last posted on June 26, we happily watched while somewhere around fifty people signed up to explore the free beta version of Eyes-Free Academy’s first course. It was a great learning experience, even though much of the feedback had to do with accessibility issues rather than course content. This was also a good …

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What Happens When You Push the Button?

What happens when you push the button depends on the design of the machine that the button controls. In our case, “the machine” consists of resources provided by Thinkific, the learning management system platform where we build our courses, and ConvertKit, the Email automation system that allows us to have effective and efficient communication with …

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Update – An Exciting Ontario Trip!

Well, here we are, back in beautiful Victoria (except for the unseasonably cool and rainy weather) after a most rewarding trip to Toronto and southern Ontario – London, Brantford, etc. My May 1st iPhone workshop at BALANCE for Blind Adults was very well received, even though only 10 or so of the 25 expected participants could be …

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Springing Into Spring

How are we progressing? Spring still in our step? Definitely yes, and hopefully you’re enjoying it as much as we are. We were pretty busy finishing and tweaking the lesson text over the last couple of weeks.Now lessons 3, 4 and 5 of our free introductory course videos have been recorded and edited, along with a …

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The Eyes-Free Academy Comes To Life

Hello everyone! Yes, Spring has definitely sprung! New blog, complete with RSS feed and everything! Progress on course and website development and participation in various webinars as we learn more about getting this show off the ground. And since this is actually Tuesday, it’s time for another appearance by me, Tom Dekker, as “The iHabilitation …

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