MASTERING YOU MAC HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER
MAC CLARITY - KNOW YOUR MAC
Learn how to play your Mac like the beautiful instrument that it is. Stop wasting time, feeling stressed and bugging your children or partner to help you when you get stuck. Know what you are doing every time you sit at your computer. Turn your projects into opportunities to really shine and express yourself without wasting hours on trying to work stuff out.
This is more than just another computer course. This is a way to reach your dreams. This is an exploration into your limitless potential.
This course makes learning how to use your Mac easy and fun. You will be guided through 9 levels of learning, starting at the very basics so you will never feel left behind. The 110+ micro video lessons are 2-8 minutes long and in easily digestible and practical chunks. You slowly build on your knowledge and will be amazed how quickly you achieve real progress.
This course is also suitable for more confident users as so many of us really only use a small percentage of what is possible on our computers. Imagine knowing the other 70% of what your computer is capable of! You can become more productive and find new and exciting ways of working and playing to your fullest potential.
A UNIQUE AND POWERFUL LEARNING SYSTEM.
There is currently no other course on the market that is this comprehensive that will hold your hand as you start and really support you as you grow in competence. Each lesson has lots of directions and tips. They show the keys being used written on the screen so you never have to guess anything. We will never assume you know what we are talking about. We make sure we show you clearly. Arron has been teaching this course for years in person so he knows what people want to know, what the common issues and questions are and how to explain everything in ways that it just makes sense.
EASY AND ENGAGING LESSONS THAT YOU WILL ENJOY.
Arron is a natural teacher with a strong ability to engage and make learning about your computer fun and easy. Be inspired throughout this practical course as you build a productive and joyful relationship with your computer. Imagine what your future looks like with this powerful gift to yourself. Are you ready to really give yourself freedom to fully express yourself with this powerful tool you have?
TAKE BACK CONTROL OF YOUR TIME AND ENERGY.
Take this opportunity to close the gap in your knowledge. This will serve you powerfully for years to come. Learn at home at your own pace and fit the course around your lifestyle.
CREATED FOR BEGINNERS, USED BY EXPERTS.
This course was designed with beginners in mind. The lessons are planned sequentially, meaning that you will watch your skill level quickly improve. Of course you can just jump around to specific lessons – which is useful later on to revise something. There is so much packed in here that even experts learn a lot about how they can improve their practice.
FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS.
As a special added gift Arron has developed a powerful eBook devided into 12 powerful worksheets. Some of these are interactive and life coach you through your relationship, goals, motivation and intentions of how you use your computer. Would you like some more clarity of what might be getting in your way of being as productive and passionate as possible with your projects? As a successful life coach Arron has worked with this extensively. He understands how to move people through from being stuck to being successful. This is a holistic course. We don't want to offer you just the ability to use your Mac like a Pro. We also want you to feel good while doing it. To be passionately productive, to sit down at your computer and have confidence you won't get distracted by Facebook because you choose it, to feel powerful and capable every time you are using your Mac so you always reach your highest potential.
Seven video tutorials exploring these more holistic aspects of your relationship and use of your computer. Some fun, playful and informative information with a 'special' guest talking about desk yoga, healthy technology boundaries, feelings about technology, structure and flow and loads more.
OUR VISION FOR YOU
Learn how to play your Mac like the finely tuned instrument that it is. As a pianist, Arron understands the possibilities of muscle memory using shortcuts and practice to encourage flow and creativity. Dissolve the stumbling, clunky barrier of uncertainty and instead gracefully and easily achieve your intentions.
Explore and move toward conscious use of your technology. Don’t fall down the Google Hole and get distracted and frustrated with yourself. Knowing your technology will help you stay on task.
Imagine sitting down to your computer with peace and clarity, and still feeling this as you finish your task. Aah, this is what we want for you and your life.
AN AFFORDABLE PRICE WITH VALUE FOR MONEY
This course would usually cost you a lot more than our full price. We want this course to be affordable because our vision is bigger than just teaching people how to use their computer. We want to empower people to build a healthy and productive relationship with their technology. We see this as a crucial skill in this new age where we are often forced to use technology just to function. Imagine how much time and energy knowing how to really use your Computer will save you over your lifetime, most likely hundreds or thousands of hours. Not to mention the blood sweat and tears. What a powerful investment with a massive return potential!
Let's get started with an introduction to the level
Consider using a real pen and paper for taking notes throughout for quick reference later
This is a coaching worksheet designed to raise awareness around Time beliefs. You can either print it off and fill in by hand or you can fill it in on your computer. It works best with the latest Adobe Reader Software that is free to download. Actually i recommend downloading it anyway - check out the link to do this.
Once you have installed Adobe Reader, go to your Application folder and open Adobe Reader. The go to File > Open and navigate to where this document downloads (typically in your downloads folder in Finder).
We get really effected by sitting at our computers a lot
Listen to your body for what it needs
Focus on the areas that most need it to relax
Be super mindful of not pushing yourself too hard as this is intended to relax - not to force anything!
Improvise different ways to massage it and balance, meaning that if you do one hand, do the other after.
Give your eyes some love too!
This level is going to introduce a lot of shortcuts
Your computer can be played like a musical instrument
Viewing it as a musical instrument can help to create works of art and be mindful with your computer
Give yourself time to learn the shortcuts - It will make a huge difference
By changing persepctive your computer can, once again, become an incredible window into possiblity.
This interactive worksheet demonstrates a method to approach shortcuts and helps you come up with your own way of working.
Fill in your answers on the PDF or print it off and use pen and paper.
Organising Data is loads of fun! Let's discuss this Section. This is for those of you that are very unorganised with data, but even if you are organised you will hopefully learn some really cool tips and tricks in here.
If you haven’t been through the other lessons in this level please go do it first so this will make more sense
This can big a really big thing, moving all the data. This worksheet gives hints and tips to make the process methodical and fun. It also addresses some of the core emotional processing that can go on around doing The Big Data move to support youe very step of the way.
It is really helpful to acknowledge your feelings about moving data. These feelings are usually what create the stories about why you cannot do it.
In this noisy technology world there are ways to quieten down the din. This worksheet will help you explore some of the more detailed tech and the emotional baggage that can go with it.
What difference does it make to have a password for you?
What do you use to focus?
A brief Introduction to the level
Sorry I made a mistake in the vid! Time Machine was in Level 4!
Key Repeat does not apply to normal letters – mainly it applies to backspace
If you followed all of the lessons then you should be very empowered by this point to command your computer
There is not a search box on here as I had hoped! Appologies. Instead go back to the course desciption with the button in the top left. Once there use the shortcut Cmd F to bring up a search box to find a key word on the page.
Using Digital calander can be a reallly good way to stay organised. If you use a paper one already consdier making the shift if it feels good after these lessons
A brief overview of what iCloud is and what it is capable of.
Loads of ideas on how to get those emails under your belt.
Learn how to use rules to filter your emails
Introduction to what's involved in this level
Introduction to the level.
Learn how to use dropbox effectively
A short data sheet on how to use bookmarks in a really powerful way to speed up your projects and help keep you in the flow.
Loads of ideas and facts around converting images, pictures and movies for the internet. This one is really handy!
Arron Artikai is a Mac expert, an experienced teacher, a life coach and a music producer.
Arron's loves to teach clients how to use technology with more efficiency and creativity. He has been teaching the 'Mac Clarity: Master Your Mac' course to live audiences since 2011.
His fascination with technology began at five years of age, when he first started experimenting with technical equipment. He got his first Mac computer in 2000, and has been a devoted user since.
Arron has been teaching for the past 10 years, predominantly in Music Production and Advanced Music Software training. In addition to being a qualified life coach (graduating with a Distinction from the Life Coaching Institute in the UK), Arron is trained in NLP, has worked with music therapeutically in the mental health sector and has been facilitating men's circles since early 2013.
“My goal is to help people use technology mindfully, so there is room for more connection, inspiration and creativity".
Arron is a gifted musician, composer and producer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Music (graduating with Honours) from Bath Spa University in the UK.
Arron also offers web design services, employing Photoshop and WordPress. The process coaches clients through how to develop their website and covers content creation; developing and building a customer story; installing, building and skinning their sites from templates; and teaching them how to undertake the work themselves so the project achieves sustainability.