Is managing your time making you stressed?

Posted by Brian Clark | February 15, 2017
Stop pitching and start educating

Based on heaps of available research, your prospects are well along the sales journey before they even make contact or agree to meeting you in person. The frightening fact is there are many sales going on out there where the customer is not making any contact with anybod why until they have narrowed the shortlist...

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Posted by Brian Clark | February 9, 2017
Your business has a story

Typebars in a 1920s typewriter (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A great business has a story. There is always a story to a business but many entrepreneurs and business owners forget to think about this and go the extra step to document it. The story of your business should be written in the first person. Writing the...

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Posted by Brian Clark | December 14, 2016
My Evernote Workflow Journey

Evernote has been a key component to my workflows since 2011. My use of Evernote has evolved to an advanced level that prompted me to undertake accreditation as an Evernote Certified Consultant. Evernote has reached a point of familiarity in the market place that attracts both raving fans and detractors. I admit to being on...

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Posted by Brian Clark | October 31, 2016
Great Ideas are Inside You

Are you ever stuck for ideas? Is innovation important you and your organisation? This short article by Simon Martin on the Business 2 Community website offers some excellent techniques to unleash the great ideas you already have. This article starts with an excellent example of Archimedes solving a problem asked by his king to determine...

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Posted by Brian Clark | July 7, 2016
Team Training – The Next Generation

Specific autonomous training that harmonises with corporate training objectives. Has there ever been an example when one size truly fits all? A label that’s been stamped on everything from hats and clothing to table cloths and diapers, this type of statement couldn’t be farther from the truth. These days it’s all about customisation and this is...

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Posted by Brian Clark | June 15, 2016
How to choose an LMS

A step by step guide to choosing the best LMS for your needs How many times have you walked into a store with something specific in mind only to get home and realize that you blew your budget and now are the proud owner of 10 items that you didnt need? Over the years, various...

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Posted by Brian Clark | April 29, 2016
Is Productivity Killing Your Business?

Productivity is a hugely popular topic and there is no shortage of authors, teachers and ‘gurus’ out there to help you get more productive. You may be using Microsoft Outlook at work but if you do a search on ‘productivity apps’ you will get an avalanche of options for your laptop, phone and tablet. Productivity...

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Posted by Brian Clark | January 8, 2016
2016 Digital Reboot and Detox

The biggest accomplishment for me so far in 2016 has been a successful ‘digital cleanse’ and re-organisation. Included in this process was a selection process to reduce the number of apps, cloud storage and other tools in my workflows. I ended 2015 in a bit of a ‘train wreck’ scenario with files and important information...

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Posted by Brian Clark | October 1, 2015
Are You a Remote Leader?

Leading remote employees is now a fact of life. Over 80% of teams and 90% of projects have at least one member not physically located with the rest of the group. In addition, a recent study from GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com showed that the number of employees who telecommute more than one day per week increased over 79%...

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Posted by Brian Clark | May 15, 2015
Keeping It All Together….Ditching Time Management

If you are young enough you may be lucky not to have been sent to a ‘time management’ course. For those of us who have been sent to these types of courses there are some comments I would like to offer. Firstly, you will never be able to manage your time. Time management is a...

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Posted by Brian Clark | April 9, 2015
You don’t have a time management problem……

You may have a fear problem. There is one persistent issue I see when I look at productivity issues facing issues and teams. It is lack of follow up. All kinds of follow up. It is not just the sales person looking to see if the client is still interested. Lack of follow up plagues...

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