Author: Dave Oshlag
Dave Oshlag has been helping companies large and small stay organized and focus on the right projects for more than 25 years.  His specialty is saving hours of time wasted on disorganized systems without spending thousands of dollars. He’s best known for enabling massive changes in productivity with tools like W5 Templates that are simple, streamlined and get people organized quickly.

Productivity, is not complicated

A recent Op-ed in the WSJ entitled The Great Productivity Slowdown talks about how current economic productivity remains lackluster. What’s astonishing is the statement that US productivity growth has been in a free fall, for the last 7 years, since

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Capturing Inspirational Ideas!

Don’t Let it Get Away How many times have you woken up at night with a solution to a problem you’ve been dealing with? Or you’re driving down the highway and a great idea “popped” into your head? How often have you

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Retro is cool

Familiarity breeds contentment Why do some people like to write with a fountain pen?  For the same reason people like meatloaf and mashed potatoes on a cold night – comfort food. In today’s crowded world of computer software and web apps,

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CRM Spring Cleaning

Ten steps to better focus on your customers and prospects: Make sure your master file of customer and prospect records is synced and current. Review your customer categories, status and priority settings; update to make more current and meaningful to the

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Doing Your Best

“I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.” Happy Presidents Day, everyone! One of my favorite presidents has always been Abraham Lincoln. He’s

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L-O-V-E

Today is Valentine’s Day! Typically it is used to show your love and appreciation for your significant other. But what if we were to flip that around a bit? Use today not only to show how much you care to

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Be the GOAT

This past weekend, whether we like it or not, the Patriots won their fifth Superbowl. Lucky for us yinzers, we still have the most rings to our name! That being said, there is no denying that this has made their

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Keeping track of w….?

I’m the very definition of a type-A personality. I like everything neat, clean, and in order. However, even I fall by the wayside sometimes and find the dishes piling up or the laundry find it’s way out of the closet

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It really doesn’t have to be hard…

When it comes to life, you can do things the hard way or the easy way. You can…. hand write checks or you can do online banking hit the snooze button or wake up with your first alarm wait a

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Aiming to Please

Content borrowed from Microsoft Community Connections, with which we are affiliated. For more information on what this means, click here. Taking your business to the next level doesn’t mean doing the same thing you’ve been doing in greater quantity or

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