I was recently interviewed for the Adil Amarsi Unplugged Podcast and on the show, we talked about growing your business and income. I shared my philosophy on growth which I actually picked up from Paul Jarvis. I told Adil that right now, I’m more attracted to the idea of working less compared to earning more. It’s not that I don't care about growth or money but it’s not the end goal. Put another way, I simply want my business to be as ‘easy’ as possible.
We live in a very opinionated world where it’s easier than ever to share your stance on a topic. But sometimes we get nervous about changing our opinions at the risk of sounding flakey; going back on your own words may come across as weak or even unintelligent.
One of the most common reasons people approach me is they need help automating their sales process but they don't know what's possible with Pipedrive or where to start. In this video, I'll be sharing some examples of the kinds of things you can automate with Pipedrive. While I don't go into specifics in this video, it'll give you some ideas of the kinds of things that are possible. Continue reading
If you’ve read my blog for a while, you’ve probably heard me talk about time blocking before. This is a technique I’ve been following since 2010 to schedule time on my calendar to work on specific tasks and projects.
If you're an iPhone and Apple Watch user, did you know you can create a task in Asana from your wrist? While this isn't something I do a lot (most of the time I use Asana on the web or using the iOs app) it is pretty handy if you're not near your phone and you quickly need to get an idea out of your head and into Asana.
Like any tool, the value you get out of it is based on how well you use it. And using Pipedrive effectively depends a lot on how you use it on a daily basis. It's important to adopt the right habits and have a good process for following up with leads, keeping deals up to date and recording your notes and activities correctly. In doing so, fewer deals will fall through the cracks and you'll start closing more sales!
Here's a summary of the key habits I often share with clients:
Asana isn't going to magically help you to be more productive. A tool like this is only as good as HOW you choose to use it. When a team is adopting Asana, they really need to adopt a few key habits and routines.
In this video, I share some of the habits and routines I use when using Asana on a daily basis. These include:
My opinion of social media apps has changed in the last few years. Like a lot of people, I got on Facebook and Twitter around 2007 and I joined Instagram pretty early in 2010. And it’s interesting to have watched public opinion towards apps like Facebook change over the last decade. Facebook used to be liked and enjoyed by almost everyone. Now, more and more people are leaving the app as the company fails in its handling of certain issues e.g. moderating misinformation, user privacy, its impact on democracy and as per last weeks whistleblower, its prioritisation of profit over user wellbeing.