Category: Productivity

Friday’s article (5/17/13) on the front page of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette entitled “Can pricey software streamline U.S. Steel?” talks about the challenges of successfully implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); exceeding budget, takes too long, and achieving less than 50% of …

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For those companies looking to implement a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system this article is a must read. In the world of Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) changing consumer behavior is the #1, most difficult challenge to getting new customers to buy …

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“Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.” – Lao Tzu

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Want to find the key to your business growth?  Join me in my session Customer Relationship Management 101: 5 Step Formula to Building Loaylty and Sales, at the Entrepreneur’s Growth Conference on May 10.    

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The following post talks about the importance and relevance of Microsoft’s software and platforms for business owners.  The facts are pretty convincing “Microsoft isn’t going away.  They have billions in cash and continue to produce hundreds of new products every …

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“Sometimes the biggest gain in productive energy will come from cleaning the cobwebs, dealing with old business, and clearing the desks—cutting loose debris that’s impeding forward motion.” – David Allen

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Productivity is not just about working harder, it’s also about working smarter. From arranging your next meeting time between your employees’ hectic schedules, to organizing something as “simple” as your personal and professional to-do-list, these everyday activities always take up …

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This is a phrase frequently heard by owners of small to medium size businesses and business unit leaders within Fortune 500 companies. Time is a precious commodity. We lose it all the time (no pun intended).  How we organize our …

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“A place for everything, everything in its place. “ – Benjamin Franklin

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I came across’s  “Lessons from America’s Most Productive CEOs” and thought I might share the 15 ways they instruct professionals to be more productive and a few quotes I found to be rather enlightening. Learn more here. Skip Meetings …

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