On the Phone

APPS FOR BETTER BUSINESS AND LIFE

 

BUSINESS

Calendly - for scheduling meetings and appointments 


Blinkist - offers key lessons and explanations of best-selling nonfiction books in 15-minute formats


Evernote - helps prioritize and organize notes


Microsoft To Do - allows users to manage several projects and share work collaboratively 

PERSONAL

IOS Outlook calendar – automatically creates a shared family calendar that permits all family members to see and schedule events


Fitbit App – tracks physical activity, workouts, sleep and more, and connects with others without a Fitbit tracker


iOS Health function – aids in motivation by monitoring and displaying daily physical activity


Microsoft To Do - helps with your to-do lists


Audible – allows you to listen to books without losing your place on any of your devices 

Open Books

RECOMMENDED READING & ADDITIONAL LEARNING

 

BOOKS

  • The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg & John David Mann 


  • Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time by Keith Ferrazzi 


  • Who’s Got Your Back: The Breakthrough Program to Build Deep, Trusting Relationships that Create Success– and Won’t Let You Fail by Keith Ferrazzi 


  • Swim with the Sharks, Without Being Eaten Alive by Harvey Mackay 


  • What Got You Here Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith

  • Selling to Vito (The Very Important Top Officer) by Anthony Parinello 

  • Analyzing Performance Problems by Robert F. Mager 


  • Three Feet from Gold by Sharon L. Lechter and Greg S. Reid 


  • The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson 

  • Topgrading: How Leading Companies Win by Hiring, Coaching and Keeping the Best People by Bradford D. Smart, Ph.D. 


  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey


  • We've Got to Start Meeting Like This: A Guide to Successful Meeting  Management by Roger K. Mosvick and Robert B. Nelson

ADDITIONAL LEARNING


American Management Association (AMA), www.amanet.org 


Suggested courses for staying on top in business: 

  • Strategic Planning

  • Finance for non-financial managers

  • Public Speaking

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Time Management 

SUCCESS TESTING

PROFILE ASSESSMENTS:


  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, myersbriggs.org

  • DISC, discprofile.com

SALES COMPETENCY TESTING:

  • Connectleader, connectleader.com 

  • Wonderlic Test, samplewonderlictest.com

 

FORMS & TEMPLATES

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SWOT ANALYSIS

FINANCIAL REVIEW

INTERVIEW & HIRE PROCESS

SIMPLE STRATEGIC PLAN

JOB DESCRIPTION

 
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