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4 Ways to Align Your Business Systems for Improved Efficiency
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4 Ways to Align Your Business Systems for Improved Efficiency

On the surface, most business leaders recognize the benefits that can come from streamlining systems and processes. It saves time and money. Tasks seem to flow better, and the roadblocks that employees often encounter are suddenly removed. Collaboration and communication between staff members increase, and it’s easier to catch mistakes and stay on task.

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Declutter Client Communication with These 4 Tips

If you’re a self-employed consultant, you know the importance of regular client communication. If you don’t keep up with weekly meetings, needs quickly fall by the wayside. Expectations aren’t met. What does that mean for you? Loss of business. Your success as a consultant depends on your ability to keep the channel of communication between …

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Make Meetings Matter: An Interview with Paul Axtell

What is the most dreaded part of your work day? For many, it’s the seemingly endless stream of meetings to talk about other meetings that we have to set up. In the workplace, often times nothing gets done as a result of this bottleneck, which can stall progress for an organization and a career. Fortunately, …

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Eliminate Excruciating Problems Fast With 1 Simple Rhyme

You know how badly you need some go-to life hacks that really work.

We all do. We need super effective strategies that don’t involve buying one more app, signing up for a new dashboard or watching instructions on YouTube.

You certainly don’t need to be touted about TaskRabbit or Fiverr or any of these so-called …

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Experienced Plus Innovative Equals True Meeting of the Minds

Many are dismayed by hearing the news that older people in their mid-30’s are no longer desired in the workplace. For one, the definition of older citizen used to be those in their 60’s but somehow the number shrank. Secondly, why would an employer dismiss the valuable expertise including hard lessons previously learned?

It’s no …

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Why is Clutter Better than a Clean Desk?

We all love sunny weather. And yet, at least here, in the Pacific Northwest, when the clouds part and the sun appears, people start squinting and reaching for sunglasses. We can obviously see clearer in cloudy weather.

That got me thinking. I always aimed for a clean desk, organized papers, emptied Inbox, and scheduled appointments …