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The Top 17 Best Business and Personal Productivity Tips

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Last week’s newsletter contained the Top 25 Excel Dashboard Tips by page views from the last 15 months of Critical to Success. This week’s list has the 17 Most Popular Personal Productivity and Business Performance Tips from the last 15 months. A few of these productivity and performance tips are in both lists, because they use Excel […]

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How to Create a SWOT Analysis

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A SWOT analysis can help you discover the best direction to move, strengths you can take advantage of, and weaknesses you need to avoid or shore up. Making a SWOT analysis worthwhile takes brainstorming, discussion, arguing, prioritizing, and finally, executing an action plan. It should break new ground and create new insights into developing a […]

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How to Create a SWOT Action Plan

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There’s not much point in creating a SWOT analysis unless it causes change. If the SWOT analysis just produces a lot of good discussion and then gets put away in a book, it’s not of much value. You need a system where the SWOT analysis will drive action. That system is the SWOT Action Plan. […]

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Driving Your Career with a Personal SWOT Analysis

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At work we often go to great lengths to analyze, plan, do, and review. Then we get home, relax, and coast. We all need time to renew, rebuild and connect with friends and loved ones. But, what if we took some of our analytic ability and business tools and applied it to our own careers […]

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Where SWOT Analysis Go Wrong

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One best practice tool that’s almost always used (or should be used) before making a change in organizations, projects, or even personal life and career is a SWOT analysis. SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. When done correctly a SWOT can give you the insights you’d get from a big brother (or sister) […]

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