I’ve just come back from a 14-concert tour in Europe. Large international firms are highly protective of their brand, such as Coca Cola, IBM, Mercedes Benz, etc. When I was a manager with a large life insurance company, he was one of my agents.
We are all required to do more and more with less and less. This is taking its toll on our productivity, our health and unfortunately on family life. This is a great pity because over 20 years of doing face-to-face time management workshops I’ve found that many of us are making easily avoidable mistakes that cost us dearly in time – and money.
I was really amazed when watching the upcoming DVD, in part, because when you think of keyboards, you think in terms of chords. And to watch all these 90 miles an hour melody lines, coming out the guitar solos, with such precision, yet so quickly, and with the timing so perfect.
Twitter uses hashtags. It also has desktop and smart-phone apps like TweetDeck that allow you to identify and connect with others with similar interests. To see how hastags work just do a twitter search for #CPA to tune into the conversation that CPAs are having. Facebook makes it easier. Just search for groups with appropriate interests and you’ll get access to plenty of other users. You’ll find tons of diverse groups with highly specialized interests. There are groups dedicated to start-up businesses, entrepreneurs, and just about every specific industry. You may also find some useful advice for running your business in groups dedicated to accounting. There’s health care for accountants, support groups, and firms that are shifting their business model to cloud computing.
The problem is, there are so many illegal downloads. There were so many people streaming tracks illegally, and on top of that, the amount of money that you make from one download of a single piece of music means you make very little money, if anything at all.
How would we survive without our technology? Imagine how slow everything would be and how much “donkey work” we’d still be doing. Just think of the time we’d waste if we had to write complex reports without the word processor!
If you can get the virtuoso playing on guitar, and I’ve got two exceptional players. Simon Fitzpatrick on the bass, and Paul Bielatowicz on lead guitar.
41. Visualise, as much as you can, how good you’ll feel. Just imagine the relief you’ll feel when the budget for the year is completed, the accounts are with the accountants or when the long report is submitted.