optimising for easy

Optimising for “easy” [PMP #233]

This week, I’d like to expand on an idea I started talking about last week where I discussed prioritising efficiency over growth.

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.

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What can you automate with Pipedrive? [VIDEO]

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

How to use Pipedrive on a daily basis [VIDEO]

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:

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How to use Asana throughout the day [VIDEO]

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:

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a healthy relationship with social media

A healthy relationship with social media? [PMP #230]

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.

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