The Problem With Your To Do List

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To do lists and schedules are valuable time management tools. They help you keep track of what needs to be accomplished and when things need to be done. However, they have a major drawback that limits your success. It is very easy to get stuck in your to do list and schedule. You do what […] The post The Problem With Your To Do List appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Why Your Data May Be Useless

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With so many companies focusing on analytics there is more data out there than ever before. Before you rely on it, however, you need to make sure you have one more item: context. Without the proper context, data can be manipulated to prove almost anything. Case in point: the recent U.S. elections. There are those […] The post Why Your Data May Be Useless appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Unsilo Your Knowledge

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It is common for people to try to stay up-to-date in their chosen profession. I.T. people study up on the latest technology, marketers keep up with the latest marketing techniques, etc. The most successful businesspeople go beyond their silo. They learn things unrelated to their work. By doing so, they take their abilities to a […] The post Unsilo Your Knowledge appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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A Tale Of Two Customer Service Calls

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Bad customer service is ubiquitous. Recently, I dealt with two companies. One who was a perfect example of what not to do and one who blew me away. The first company is Adobe. I have used Adobe software for over twenty five years. Periodically they institute anti-piracy solutions. These solutions have always had a fatal […] The post A Tale Of Two Customer Service Calls appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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What Goes Into Your Pencil?

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When was the last time you really thought about your pencil? It sits on your desk until you need it. Let’s face it, you probably take it for granted. Take a moment and think about what had to happen for that pencil to get to you. Graphite had to be mined and refined. Lumber has […] The post What Goes Into Your Pencil? appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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How Clean Is Your Bathroom?

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The bathroom tends to be one of the most overlooked areas in a business. This also makes it one of the most telling places. Your bathroom tells a lot about how you do business. The bathroom represents the attention to detail. Is it clean? Is it pleasant to be in? What about the storeroom? The […] The post How Clean Is Your Bathroom? appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Key To Success Is Action

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For many years, books like The Secret have popularized the idea of the law of attraction. The idea that putting your thoughts out into the universe to create results is a compelling one. It is also an important way to maintain a positive mindset. However, despite what many books and coaching programs would have you […] The post The Key To Success Is Action appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Rely on Others to Improve Yourself

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There’s a common misconception that individual development needs to happen…individually. Nothing could be further from the truth. Despite our common cultural notion of “self” improvement, the most successful efforts to self-improve have other people at their core. If you’re looking to gain a new skill or break a bad habit, seek out people who are looking […] The post Rely on Others to Improve Yourself appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stop Underpricing Your Work

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The dangers of overpricing your work are obvious: You can lose the deal and scare clients away. But charging low prices can signal low quality, making clients hesitant to work with you. To be sure you aren’t underselling yourself, develop a network of trusted peers who can provide honest information about going rates. Once you […] The post Stop Underpricing Your Work appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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All Things Are Possible

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by Eric Lopkin As business people we tend to get locked into doing things the way we always have. There are good reasons for this. Repetition makes us efficient. We tend to have the same types of situations repeat themselves and so we have developed ways to handle them. This does, however, tend to leave […] The post All Things Are Possible appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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