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12 09, 2017

Clear the clutter

Some of the most popular shows on TV are cooking shows. Have you ever watched a real chef prepare a meal? A big part of a chef’s success is because they’re extremely organized. In the kitchen—and even out of the kitchen—chefs have a place for everything. In fact, they’re trained to organize their work space [...]

6 09, 2017

What’s a Process Culture, why you need it, how to get it

What happens when everyday, every employee’s behavior, attitude, and practices bring you closer to your strategic objectives? Then you have a “Process Culture.” Here are the 5 ways you can develop your Process Culture. What's a Process Culture? If you’ve ever had a Big Mac at McDonald's, you’ve probably noticed it tastes the same whether [...]

5 09, 2017

How to discover your priorities

You always have time for the things you put first--but how do you know which things to put first? You need to discover your priorities.  Have you ever gotten to the end of the day and wondered, “Where did all the time go?” I know I have! When people say that they don’t have enough [...]

29 08, 2017

Productivity Tip: Why plan at all?

Have you ever planned a vacation, or a move, or a party, or some other event? Then you know how much work is involved! Planning, checking, adjusting, and planning again is all part of the process of creating the result you want. Most events would be a disaster without planning! When it comes to planning [...]

23 08, 2017

How to create concise and clear process instructions

Creating a Culture of Productivity with Business Process Management Concise and clear process instructions are essential to success--whether you’re putting together furniture or running a business. Here’s how to improve your process instructions:

8 08, 2017

Ideas to help your kids gain more personal productivity during the countdown to school

During these last weeks of summer, consider how you’d like to take advantage of the upcoming opportunity for change to learn personal productivity skills. Getting ready for back to school A new school year is the perfect time to pause, reconsider, and set up new routines. For parents, any shift in the family schedule is [...]

1 08, 2017

PlanPlus Online Vector 2.5.1 Release Notes

Improvements Opportunity entity fields brought up to parity with contact entity fields: added display feature for phone number and email address Added team lead field to edit lead page layout Added feature to allow users to create new dashboard based on user group data sets in addition to individual users Removed feature to customize task [...]

10 07, 2017

Chosen Best Salesforce Alternative for Customizable CRM Software

Every once in a while someone says something that flatters you. This happened to us recently when Software Advice, a Gartner Subsidiary, reviewed the top CRM platforms in the world and named PlanPlus Online as a Best Salesforce Alternative for your Business.   Software Advice is a well known Software Review website and a trusted resource for software buyers. They provide detailed [...]