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By Howie Jones  /  July 18, 2020

How Effective Leaders Solve Problems

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Business Tips

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

How Effective Leaders Solve Problems

What separates great leaders from disastrous ones? Depending on the offending habit, you’ll find there isn’t just one answer to that question. In most cases, employees will list mistakes like failing to set goals, bullying others, trying to do everything on their own, and resisting change — and even being unkind. But, effective leaders are […]

14 Business Tasks That Can Be Automated

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Business Tips

Monday, July 27th, 2020

14 Business Tasks That Can Be Automated

As a business owner, you have a full plate. But, did you know that you can free-up your most valuable asset by automating tedious and redundant tasks? I know what you’re thinking. You don’t have the budget or knowledge to afford such luxuries. But here are 14 business tasks that can be automated. In reality, […]

Productivity Journal vs. Time Trackers

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Productivity

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Productivity Journal vs. Time Trackers

Like many others, I’ve spent years on a productivity quest. That may sound hyperbolic. But, think about it. We’re constantly adjusting productivity strategies and experimenting with new hacks. Sometimes this works out, other times they don’t. And, that’s okay. Productivity is discovering what works best for you and being flexible enough to implement these changes. […]

Major Hurdles for Startups of Productivity

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Startup

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Major Hurdles for Startups of Productivity

It’s not easy launching a startup. What, with overcoming obstacles like finding your niche, getting your finances in order, and working with partners. Oh yeah. You also have to worry about building your brand, marketing, and recruiting and retaining top talent. That’s a lot for anyone to take on. But, one area that tends to […]

How to Structure Your Day When Working from Home

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Productivity

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

How to Structure Your Day When Working from Home

Up until recently, working from home was almost taboo. It was a luxury. Only a small percentage of very trusted people and freelancer’s enjoyed this freedom. But, the worldwide COVID epidemic has made the old luxury — the new normal for thousands of people. Here is how to structure your day when working from home. […]

The Importance of Giving Up – to Soar

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Productivity

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

The Importance of Giving Up – to Soar

Way back in the day, I came home from little league. My mom asked me how it was. Without hesitation, I told her that I wanted to quit. She asked me why? I told her I was sick of the coach letting his son pitch because the son was so awful. Then, when the game […]

It’s Okay Not to Be Okay —You Can Still Work

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Productivity

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

It’s Okay Not to Be Okay —You Can Still Work

In addition to your existing responsibilities, you’re probably also worried about the COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest, and the uncertainty of the future. It’s fair to say that feeling overwhelmed is the new normal. But, it’s okay not to be okay. You can still work. Obviously, “not being okay right now” is going to interfere with […]

Make Your Customer Experience Better

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Business Tips, Marketing, Sales

Friday, June 19th, 2020

Make Your Customer Experience Better

Without customers, your genius, innovative, and potentially millionaire dollar idea is worthless. That may sound harsh. But, that’s just reality. Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. And, as such, you need to do everything to improve the customer experience. What exactly is the customer experience? I’m glad you asked. Forrester Research defines customer […]

How to Handle Zoom Fatigue

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Meetings

Monday, June 15th, 2020

How to Handle Zoom Fatigue

Zoom meetings are on the rise — thank you, coronavirus! On the one hand, that’s awesome. During these last couple of months, I’ve relied on Zoom to catch-up with friends, family, and stay in-touch with my team. But, if I’m really saying how I feel about yet another Zoom meeting — I’m exhausted. I’m definitely […]

Thrive in the Remote World

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Productivity

Friday, June 12th, 2020

Thrive in the Remote World

Even before COVID-19 changed the world as we know it, remote work was having its moment. In fact, according to Global Workplace Analytics, “Regular work-at-home has grown 173% since 2005, 11% faster than the rest of the workforce (which grew 15%) and nearly 47x faster than the self-employed population (which grew by 4%).” Will this […]

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