Inspirational Quote by David Allen

April 3, 2020
Inspirational Quote by David Allen

Today's quote from David Allen is about how improving our awareness can also help improve our productivity.

Read on to learn more about this week's Let's Talk Sales inspiration!

David Allen Quote

David Allen is a productivity consultant and author of bestseller, Getting Things Done.

He said:

“If you don’t pay attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.”

– David Allen

Resources on Remote Work & Productivity

Adjusting to remote work (or managing a remote sales team) is not without its challenges.

As sales leaders, it's our job to put together processes for both ourselves and our teams to follow. It's also important for us to improve our mindset and create an environment, both in our homes and virtually, that fosters productivity.

Below are some of our best resources on remote work & productivity:

1. eBook: The Ultimate Guide to Managing a Remote Team

Managing a remote sales team is not without its challenges. On-boarding, training, check-ins, and maintaining camaraderie become difficult when teams are scattered around the country or around the globe.

But managing a remote sales team is not impossible. In fact, remote teams can be incredibly successful. And they have a much greater reach than a singular local sales team would.

If you’re exploring the possibility of going “remote,” adding new territories, or if you’re already managing a remote sales team, this eBook is here to help guide you.

The Ultimate Guide to Managing a Remote Team
Download Now

2. eBook: Time Management

Do you struggle to find the time to get everything done each day, week, or month?

Are you looking for a system to help organize your tasks, goals, and appointments?

In this guide, you'll learn:

Time Management
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3. CFS Blog

Be sure to check out the CFS blog for some of our top posts on Remote Sales. Here are a few of our favorites below!

Other Resources on Remote Work & Productivity

Here are the resources I mentioned in my inspiration:

1. David Linn, Co-Founder & CEO of the Generosity Series, posts daily gratitude tips on his LinkedIn.

He also came on our show to talk gratitude in the workplace. Here's the link to his episode.

In this inspiration, I mention a post he shared called “Daily Quarantine Questions” that helped get me grounded. Here are the questions:

  1. What am I grateful for today?
  2. Who am I checking in on or connecting with today?
  3. What expectations of normal am I letting go of today?
  4. How am I getting outside today?
  5. How am I moving my body today?
  6. What beauty am I creating, cultivating, or inviting in today?

2. Subscribe to the Ambition & Balance newsletter by ToDoist.

To-Doist is a time management/productivity app I use.

In their most recent newsletter, the To-Doist team included an awesome article about how to create a work shut down ritual to help you disconnect at the end of the day.

They also have great content on remote work!

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