Help, I’m Never Getting to the Important Work

I understand. It can be really comforting to do what is urgent and stay in the groove of knocking out tasks. In a given day of work, there’s always the tasks that have to get done to keep pipelines moving, make customers happy and ensure our teams are motivated and productive. However, that nagging feeling,Continue reading “Help, I’m Never Getting to the Important Work”

Minimize Your Digital Platforms

We have a hard time appreciating what drag does to our lives and work. If you’re used to sifting through your junk to find your clothes, notebooks, gadgets or everything to help you in a day, the friction may be lost on you. It’s become a habit that’s comfortable and unnoticeable over time. It’s easyContinue reading “Minimize Your Digital Platforms”

What Moves the Needle?

Most of the people I know are in a daze. Life is simply overwhelming. Sure, we have revolutionary technology that increases our productivity. However, are we really more productive? We can push more information and work around like never before. But much of what is being pushed around is noise. It often doesn’t have muchContinue reading “What Moves the Needle?”

Overcoming Salesforce Complexity

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” – Charles Mingus When you see a Salesforce.com system which has been over-engineered and unusable, it typically stems from a lack of clear leadership around process and strategy.  It is easy to make what is simple complex as Mingus states.  AContinue reading “Overcoming Salesforce Complexity”

The Most Important Commodity

Every day my team fights for one precious commodity. We give money, time, energy and creativity for it. We spend thousands of dollars to get as much as we can. It is becoming more expensive and more scarce. It is your attention. Remarkably, we have your attention right now. Later today, you will be takingContinue reading “The Most Important Commodity”