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Automation has a bad rap. Here are 4 ways robots help me AND my clients.

By Zachary Sexton

Automation seems to go hand in hand with de-personalisation. We’ve all read those emails where you know it’s automated and it’s trying too hard to pretend it’s not. Or have been frustrated by not being able to connect to a real human to fix a billing error. But the right automation won’t make you look…

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Write Great Emails

By Zachary Sexton

Writing followup emails can be frustrating. You want to send followup emails but you don’t know where to start. You want to follow up with old clients and colleagues but can’t think of something clever to write. You have writer’s block and could use some inspiration. It’s not so easy to come up with something…

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Video Interview w/ Michael E Gerber

By Zachary Sexton

Micheal E Gerber is the author of the mega-bestseller “The E-Myth Revisited” and 28 other business coaching books. Michael has been teaching small business owners how to be more effective for the past 40 years. This interview is no exception. In this interview we cover: How small businesses are failing the same way they failed in…

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Guilty Pleasures of Working From Home

By Zachary Sexton

I am a big fan of working from home. It gives me the luxury of a quiet space with: awesome internet standing desk external monitor and two wonderful dogs to keep me company. In addition to getting to hang with furry buddies, I’ve got a short commute and can treat myself to fun, semi-productive activities throughout the week. Here are…

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Perfect Day

By Zachary Sexton

If there were no limitations or consequences, what would your perfect day look like? Where would you live? What would your house look like? What would it smell like? What time in the morning would you wake up? What would you do in the morning? What would you think about in the morning? What would…

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3 Strategies For Finding More Focus

By Zachary Sexton

1. Work in short bursts.   Go back to High School for a second. Did you ever have an English teacher assign you a 10-page paper at the beginning of the semester?   I did. And man that thing would loom over me.   I would try to get started. I really would. The first…

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How To Choose The Right Work At The Right Time

By Zachary Sexton

Last week’s podcast talked about the tools and habits needed to never forget. I described my “discoveries” of calendaring, journaling and using to-do lists. The habit of capturing my: when and where in my calendar insights and reference material in a digital notebook actions in my to-do list manager allowed me to overcome my chronic forgetfulness. The ‘never forget system’…

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How to accomplish your 2017 Goals

By Zachary Sexton

The presents have been unwrapped. The jingle bells are no longer jangling. You’ve watched all your favorite Christmas movies. You’ve eaten all the pie. [1] Now we’re in that weird gap between Christmas and the New Year. This is the time many people start thinking about resolutions. How this year is going to be better…

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Information Overload

By Zachary Sexton

Why It Happens and How to Stop It In It’s Tracks According to the journal Science, we have to process five times more information today than in 1986… This means, to be successful in the information age, we have to give our attention on 5x more ”˜stuff’ from day to day than just a few decades…

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Busily Unproductive

By Zachary Sexton

Productive actions move things forward. You are being UNPRODUCTIVE if you are not performing activities that are DIRECTLY tied to achieving your goals. Imagine you are a real estate agent. You wake up early Monday morning, ready to take on the day. You’ve poured yourself a big cup of coffee and crack open your laptop. You…

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