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There are 3 Foundations for Every Organization

There are 3 Foundations for Every Organization

  • Communication both internally and externally
  • Planning the work
  • Resources provided

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The Tools Needed

The Tools Needed

For Communication:

  • Use email tools for communicating with people outside the organization
  • Use internal communication tools, like real-time messaging, for team c...

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Operating in individual ways and using tools without proper collaboration creates problems

Operating in individual ways and using tools without proper collaboration creates problems

Chances are, even if you're using these tools, you're not maximizing their potential. Improper setup, training, and mindset are common causes of technology problems.

Knowing how and when to use these five categories of tools is essential fo...

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Planning

Planning

Planning is an essential component in organizations, encompassing meetings, work management, and goals. It helps streamline work by ensuring tasks are done correctly, on time, and with minimal waste.

Planning provides clarity, accountabilit...

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The Scavenger Hunt

The Scavenger Hunt

The Scavenger Hunt problem is common in modern businesses due to the prioritization of speed and convenience when saving or sending information, without considering long-term implications. Lack of proper training on information management compounds the issue in addition to optimizing solely for s...

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NICHOLAS SONNENBERG

Looking back, Leverage was like a broken sink with water overflowing. I had two options:

I could mop faster, or I could fix the sink.

I decided to fix the sink.

NICHOLAS SONNENBERG

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Resources

Resources

Resources are an important but often overlooked component. It involves documenting company knowledge and digitizing it to save time and improve efficiency.

This includes (1) creating a knowledge base for vital information and (2) documentin...

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NICHOLAS SONNENBERG

Most tools are set up to provide the maximum number of notifications (pings and dings) by default. Be sure to look through notification settings anytime you install a new tool.

NICHOLAS SONNENBERG

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We're ALL Drowning in Work

We're ALL Drowning in Work

The reality is, work overload is not caused by lack of time but by countless small inefficiencies that accumulate and drain productivity. Instead of focusing on important tasks, individuals get bogged down by daily minutiae, distractions, and inefficiencies. Addressing th...

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"More People, More Problems"

"More People, More Problems"

Teams often rush to hire more people when they are overwhelmed, thinking that it will solve the problem. However, this approach can actually lead to more issues. Complexity increases exponentially with team size, making workflows more complicated and hindering improvement...

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Changing Behaviors

Changing Behaviors

Blake Eastman, founder of Nonverbal Group, identified 4 sources of friction in organizational behavior change:

  1. Individuals resist change, hesitate to use new tools, and disregard potential benefits

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SOLUTION

SOLUTION

Aligning as a team on tool usage removes roadblocks and speeds up work, creating a productive, less stressful, and enjoyable environment.

But what tools?

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When implementing a new tool

When implementing a new tool

Ask yourself:

  1. Why are we doing this?
  2. How does it benefit our team?
  3. Which goals will it support?
  4. What behaviors should we encourage to ado...

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KEITH FERRAZZI

Teams need more than just short-term tactics. They need methodologies, structure, and guidelines. They need to understand how to implement the systems, tools, and processes readily available to them to executive effectively and collaboratively.

KEITH FERRAZZI

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We were a broken sink

We were a broken sink

Problem 1: An unknown leader now public face of a company with a large team and numerous unaware clients.

Problem 2: -$750K debt, -$450K yearly losses; Had to cash out 401(k), borrow $ from dad. Once a millionaire, now in debt.

Problem 3:

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Communication

Communication

Effective communication is crucial for business success. Without it, errors occur, projects take longer, culture deteriorates, and work becomes frustrating.

Improving communication is a cost-effective way to enhance operations, improve dele...

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