Skate To Where The Puck Is Going To Be

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Hall of fame hockey player Wayne Gretzky famously described his method for success in the quote, “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not to where the puck has been.” Business people have recited the quote for years, but what does it really mean? In its simplest form, the quote refers to […] The post Skate To Where The Puck Is Going To Be appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Manage the Endless Stream of Email by Setting Boundaries

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One of the reasons email is so hard to manage is that sending it is easy. We can fill up each other’s inboxes by just clicking a button — which is why it’s important to set boundaries around email. Harvard Business Review recommends trying three things: Use autoreplies. When you need time to focus on work, […] The post Manage the Endless Stream of Email by Setting Boundaries appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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No You Are Not ‘The Same’

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In a recent conversation a sales manager told me that his product was the same as all his competitors. I was appalled. Having used his product and his competitors’ products I knew this was not true. If you are the same, you have a commodity and the only factor that matters is cost. For a […] The post No You Are Not ‘The Same’ appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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How Much Time Are You Wasting ‘Communicating’?

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Clear communications is important to your success. The more transparent you are and the more your various audiences understand, the better off everyone is. There is a point of diminishing returns. How much time are you wasting in your quest to be transparent? Recently I sat through a webinar detailing the changes that were occurring […] The post How Much Time Are You Wasting ‘Communicating’? appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Why You Should Have A ‘Personal’ Professional Website

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The nature of work is changing. The world where you went to work after school and stayed with a company for your entire life are long gone. As more companies use consultants instead of employees, you have to treat your career as a business, and that includes how you market yourself. Having a website at […] The post Why You Should Have A ‘Personal’ Professional Website appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Problem With Processes

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Having a process is the best way to get things done. Following a process means you go step by step with no variations. It ensures that the same quality is achieved no matter who follows the process. Customers get the same thing they expect me and time. It’s what makes McDonald’s so successful. Customers know […] The post The Problem With Processes appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Marketing Doesn’t Take Place In A Vacuum

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One of the most fundamental mistakes that companies (large and small) make in their marketing is the way they divide up the responsibility. Websites and SEO are managed by I.T. departments, advertising is handled by a marketing person, social media is handled by anyone who uses it in their personal life. By not coordinating marketing […] The post Marketing Doesn’t Take Place In A Vacuum appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Why An Ecosystem Works For Your Business

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Companies offer all kinds of products and services to help you build your business. At The Modern Observer Group, we offer an ecosystem of products and services that can be used individually or in conjunction with other. What is the advantage of using services that are part of ecosystem? The fact is that no segment […] The post Why An Ecosystem Works For Your Business appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Staying Connected is Key to Your Startup’s Survival — Here’s How to Nail Internal Comms

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When it comes to communications, founders are often laser-focused on the outward-facing victories, like securing a splashy podcast spot or landing the coveted cover story. But while earning external press helps to add a coat of polish to your brand, it’s the day-to-day work of internal comms that keeps the engine running. When teams are in sync, it fortifies every […] The post Staying Connected is Key to Your Startup’s Survival — Here’s How to Nail Internal Comms appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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To Come Up with New Ideas, Get Out of the Office

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Every leader needs to come up with ideas that will separate their companies from the crowd. And to do things that your competitors don’t, you need to see things that other people miss. Find ways to expose yourself to new ways of thinking. For example, go on a business field trip and spend time as […] The post To Come Up with New Ideas, Get Out of the Office appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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