Category: Productivity

The Wall Street Journal article, dated Saturday 3/30/12, entitled “When Simplicity Is the Solution” was one of the most insightful articles I have read in a long time raising the issue of complexity in today’s world and it’s negative impact on …

When Simplicity Is the Solution … facing a crisis of complexity. Read More »

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As a country, let’s celebrate “I am in Control Day” by taking back control of our lives. Stress is inevitable, but we have become one of the most stressed out nations in the world. In 2011, “more than half of …

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The good news is – your customer base is growing, the bad news is – how in the world are you supposed to manage it? “A customer relationship management tool (CRM) is one of the best investments that your business …

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Whether it’s that extra chatty coworker a cubicle over or your spouse’s unexpected request to run errands as soon as you walk in the door, it’s easy to get sidetracked from the things you plan to get done in a …

12 Tools To Do More with Less Time Read More »

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“Why do anything unless it is going to be great?” – Peter Block

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Duplo vs. Lego building blocks – is an ideal metaphor for the choices of CRM productivity tools available on the market today.  Sometimes, many times, simpler is better.  If you’re not familiar with the difference between the two, Duplo blocks …

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“The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.” – Tom Peters

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“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The Sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus” – Alexander Graham Bell

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I just heard the weather man report a 100% chance of snow. When a snow storm occurs our schedules become interrupted with cancelled appointments, kids home from school, traffic delays and unexpected blocks of free time. Once you’re done shoveling, …

Snowed In? Twelve Action Steps That You Can Take For Your Business Right NOW Read More »

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“You don’t actually do a project; you can only do action steps related to it. When enough of the right action steps have been taken, some situation will have been created that matches your initial picture of the outcome closely …

Productivity Quote for the Week Read More »

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