9 05, 2016

Work by the day, but plan by the week

You’ll never get ahead of the game by only looking at today and never thinking about tomorrow—which is exactly why you need to work by the day, but plan by the week. You choose the best time to do this—when you feel ready to look ahead—Sunday evening seems to work for most. Here are some [...]

2 05, 2016

Every minute you spend in planning saves ten minutes in execution

“Every minute you spend in planning saves ten minutes in execution,” claims Brian Tracy. We agree completely! Even if you consistently work harder than everyone you know, if you’re not working on the smartest, highest-leverage tasks, you’re not going to be as productive as someone who works half as much as you! When you put [...]

1 07, 2014

How to Build a B2B Sales Process for Predictable Customer Acquisition

Building a system for generating new customers in a B2B sales environment can actually be broken down in to a number of smaller processes. Each of these processes is a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end result. By connecting the successful results from each preceding process as the beginning of [...]

20 08, 2013

7 Things That Should be in Your Schedule Every Week

As you start your planning, there are 7 things that should be in your schedule every week. Putting things off until the last minute and leaving projects languishing in an unfinished state leads to less productive lifestyle choices where everything can be done "tomorrow." Items like smart phones, as well as work-based internet access, are responsible [...]

2 07, 2013

The Importance of Prioritizing

How do you organize? Do you write lists? Many people do. Lists are very helpful ways for capturing your information, capturing all the ideas and things that you need to do. After you write the list, what do you do next? The next step in getting organized is prioritizing your list. What is the [...]

15 05, 2011

Is There Really Time to Get it All Done?

Is there really time to get to everything on your task list? If you're like most people (myself included) who have a habit of carrying forward dozens of tasks each day, it might feel overwhelming at times to look at that list. I may not be the best at getting everything done every day, but [...]