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How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible

How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible | Export and Grow | Scoop.it

"Don't worry, just drop the ball."

 

This counterintuitive advice is one of a dozen-plus productivity practices preached by Scott Hanselman, a program manager at Microsoft, author and avid blogger and speaker.

 

"Dropping the ball is sometimes the right answer," Hanselman says. "Let a ball drop. Tell people, 'I'm just not going to do that.'"


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Simplifying your tasks can add value and boost productivity!

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The Learning Factor's curator insight, March 26, 2014 4:45 PM

Check out these productivity practices to know how to scale yourself and do more than you though you could.

Jane Hughes's curator insight, March 26, 2014 7:55 PM

love these ideas

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China Hints at Effort to Export Cars to West - New York Times (blog)

China Hints at Effort to Export Cars to West - New York Times (blog) | Export and Grow | Scoop.it
China Hints at Effort to Export Cars to West New York Times (blog) WUHAN, China — Chinese automakers are starting to ask some of the largest Western auto parts companies to supply parts that meet American and European regulatory standards,...
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Chinese auto makers are selling cars that are less costly and smaller than American made autos. Once they enter the U.S. market will we Americans want a cheaper car? Kia is a good example of an opening in the U.S. market that worked for them. What do you think?

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Alibaba to unleash the full potential of Chinese ecommerce by 2020 through investment in logistics, services and big data

Alibaba to unleash the full potential of Chinese ecommerce by 2020 through investment in logistics, services and big data | Export and Grow | Scoop.it
HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Alibaba Group's plans to revolutionise China's retail industry, investing $16 billion in logistics and support by 2020, will open up China's vast interior and bring access to...
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China is the 2nd largest economy in the world. Companies like Ikea are experiencing great growth there. Once you understand your target, you can meet their needs and sell your products there. Ikea understood the Chinese were looking for a social outlet and spend their days there. They now have wider aisles, allow people to nap and started manufacturing in Asia to reduce prices. Now their growth is about 17% for 2013. 

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