Driving blindfolded

cover post: Driving blind

Today I was talking to my business coach, trying to describe what it feels like to lead an organization, or be an entrepreneur right now. And you know what? It feels like driving blind, in the dark. Are you with me? A fund manager was asking me, “What do you think? Can we do an…

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Working from home: it’s not just the routine

Working from home tips

I know that most posts about working from home talk about productivity tips (and you will find some below). However, there is one thing that they leave out that is the main challenge: managing to focus. Not only because you may have distracting (or annoying) spouses, kids, pets, parents…. You. Name. It! But because just…

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How about a talk?

Last night I kept thinking about how we at Slata can contribute to society, to help in these times of crisis.

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Waking up to chaos

Waking up to chaos

Don’t know about you but waking up to the news these days is just generating a level of generalized anxiety that I had never experienced. And every single coach, business consultant, business guru out there will say: in every crisis there is an opportunity. We have seen that happen again and again. You will see…

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Amazon and Google have killed many businesses. Will they kill yours?

Last week while chatting and preparing dinner, my mom was lamenting about all the brick and mortar stores she saw closing their doors, mainly due to the doom of the Amazon era. Coincidentally, my sister, a photographer, showed me this photographer named Retail Death, that was documenting the closing process of shopping malls around the…

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What you should learn from Quicken Loans

A few days ago my mortgage company informed me about changes on my escrow account. But there is one little – huge- difference: It did by sending me a personalized video with my new numbers and the explanation of the changes.

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The Nagging Client

This question always gets my clients thinking: “Which client are you focusing on every day? The one that has a clear deadline coming up, or the one that is bugging you the most?”

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Mass marketing is dead

Client Experience is one of those terms that gets thrown around a lot in the technology world. Leading digital companies can put a very large investment value into their UX, or user experience.

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