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Say Goodbye to Flip Charts: Embracing Tech for Better Coaching

So, you've stepped into the exciting world of entrepreneurship. But let's talk tools for a moment. You know those trusty flip charts everyone's been using forever? Well, it's time to wave them goodbye and embrace some tech magic. 🚀 In this post, I'll spill the beans on why flip charts might not be your BFF anymore and introduce you to three super cool alternatives that'll make your coaching sessions smoother than ever.

The Flip Chart Blues: First off, let's give credit where it's due. Flip charts have been our ride-or-dies for ages. But here's the scoop: they're not all sunshine and rainbows. When you tally up the cost of the board, easel, markers, and sheets, it's like, "Whoa, budget alert!" Plus, these things hog space like they're in a competition. And don't get me started on the eternal struggle to fit them in frame and dodge those pesky light glares. 🕶️ And oh, the hours we spend prepping materials and wondering if our handwriting is Zoom-worthy!

Enter Tech Heroes: 🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️

1. Wacom Tablet and Zoom Whiteboard: Picture this: a wireless drawing tablet that's basically a rockstar in the art world. Meet Wacom tablet! It's not just for Picasso wannabes – it's your new coaching sidekick. Zoom's whiteboard feature lets you scribble, draw, and brainstorm live. Sure, it takes a bit to get used to writing on a black surface, but trust me, it's like riding a bike. And if you're all about the keyboard, Zoom's got you covered with its typing tool. Click here to buy the Wacom Tablet! 💻

2. Google Docs/Slides: Let's keep it simple, shall we? Google Docs and Slides are like old friends who've got your back. Whip up a presentation on Slides or use Docs as your virtual notepad during calls. Sharing your screen lets you flaunt your notes with zero effort. And the cherry on top? You can share your genius thoughts with clients afterward. No costs, just convenience. 🍒

3. Prezi: The Presentation Powerhouse: Alright, this one's for the aesthetic ones who love dazzling presentations. Say hello to Prezi, Powerpoint's funky cousin. Your slides even are hanging out with you in the same room – super immersive! You can add animation and effects, making your presentation pop. Not many are using it yet, so hello, stand-out moment! 🎉 It's free, but there's a fancy upgrade too.

Time to Embrace the Change: The coaching world's shifting, and it's time our tools did too. Flip charts, you've been good, but it's time to make room for the tech brigade. Whether you're doodling on a Wacom tablet, rocking Google Docs, or getting flashy with Prezi, these alternatives are your ticket to smoother sessions and happier clients. 🥰 Ready to kick those tech troubles to the curb? Give one of these options a whirl, and watch your coaching game level up. Drop a comment if you've got a secret tech weapon too! Oh, and if you're ready to make tech drama a thing of the past, I'm here to help. Check out how I can save your tech sanity here.


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Hey there! My name is Katie Wrede and I'm "The Tech Mentor for Coaches". I'm known to get a little too excited when asked to help with anything tech related...and always seems to have the latest tech tools in hand.


If you enjoy Schitt's Creek, The Office, and the Big Bang Theory; love analogies, and appreciate witty sarcasm, we are probably friendship material. 

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