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How eating bite-size tomatoes saves you time
I have a major project to complete this week, but I was struggling to get started. It was too daunting. I'd start working on it, but then get distracted by smaller, less meaningful activities. I knew I was wasting valuable time. My time!
So I called in some help from the 'time tomatoes'...
You have to stop what you’re doing to get started
I’ve been feeling rather guilty this month. I’ve not been taking my own medicine. I started off with good intentions, and yet I’ve meandered off my own marketing path, distracted by other things. My intention is to blog weekly. I launched my new website in November, with 4 blog posts for November. And yet I produced nothing in December.
Does your mother know what you do?
Whenever we communicate, our goal should be to write clearly enough that our mother understands. Yes, I use the Hemingway app to check that I haven't used to many adverbs or long sententences. I check that my 'readability' score is grade 7 or 8. I take care not to use too many abbreviations or acronyms. And I was tickled by Eats, shoots and leaves by Lynn Truss. But should I really assume that everyone knows what CRM means?
Share the LinkedIn Love
I’m still amazed at the power of LinkedIn. Such a simple concept, but oh, so effective.
Is just enough training enough?
If you don’t know how to do something, the odds are that the first thing you do is google it. Here are 6 quick tips for preparing training for new users in a world where digesting nuggets of learning online is the norm.