How To Continually Improve When You’re Crazy Busy

by Paul Castain on November 3, 2012

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There truly aren’t enough hours in the day for us to kick butt, take names or if you’re struggling . . . enough hours to keep your head above water.

Things are moving at a crazy pace and yet . . .

We absolutely MUST get smarter at what we’re doing.

We all buy in to the concept of continually learning but . . .

How can we do that and still keep focused on our responsibilities?

Today . . . we’re gonna go there!

Here’s what you’ll learn during today’s podcast . . .

A really sad statistic that suggests that all of us are RUSTING!

7 ways you can continually improve without spending mucho time or any money.

One easy to use technique that will have you realizing lessons that you were dismissing.

How to set up a short term and long term “LCS” (and no, I won’t tell you what that is in the notes.)

3 free apps for your smart phone that will help you capture lessons and awesome ideas.

How you can become aware of words and the packaging of words that can help you grow.

An interesting study from the University of Southern California with regard to listening to instructional materiel while you drive.

Some questions you need to ask after your appointments to help you own lessons you might have missed.

Where you can free up additional time so you can read, listen to cds, podcasts etc

Additional Resources Mentioned In Today’s Podcast . . .

1)   Here’s a link to the free Evernote app.

2)   Here’s a link to the free Dragon Dictation app.

3)   Here’s a really cool pad and pen that fits right in your wallet or purse. Makes it easy to capture ideas and lessons!

4)   Learning new words is easy because there’s an app for that.

5)   Audible.com has books in audio format. Click here for details.

6)   Convert instructional Youtube videos to MP3 (so you can listen to them in your car) by clicking here.

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Step 3 Scroll down to where it says “customer reviews” Directly under that it says      “write a review”

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Attention Sales Leaders . . .

On November 28th we kick off our new Sales Management course! There’s are online sessions (yep no travel involved) designed to help you hire sales rock stars (there will be two sessions for this topic) onboarding, coaching, facilitating awesome sales meetings and creating and supporting a performance culture. Please click here for more details. Hope to “see” you there!


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