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Dave Crenshaw
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Dave Crenshaw has appeared in TIME magazine, Forbes, and on MSN Money. He has been interviewed on radio and TV stations across North America and is the President of the National Association of Productivity Coaches. His first book, The Myth of Multitasking: How ‘Doing It All’ Gets Nothing Done, has been published in six languages and is a time management best seller. His latest book, Invaluable: The Secret to Becoming Irreplaceable, was published in May by Jossey-Bass. Dave is an expert in helping you and your business become invaluable and has helped thousands of clients worldwide.


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If you trust your customer to pay you back, will you receive their loyalty plus interest? Well, that’s what I did. No, I didn’t take out a loan or buy a car. I was just getting some chicken. Popeyes fried chicken to be exact. No, this isn’t paid advertising, just customer loyalty. See, I was … Continue reading "Should you trust your customers?"The
Think 2018 is the year that you make your dreams come alive? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but… Were you one of the thousands of people that signed up for a gym membership this week? Don’t be discouraged by the lack of room in the free weights area, a 20-minute line … Continue reading "Stop Setting Goals, Start Making
This week’s question comes from Srikumar in New York. Q: Can you discuss office practices which people are hesitant to speak about, which are accepted as the norm, but people secretly dislike?  Click to tweet this: Trendy offices dazzle you with freebies. Productive ones cultivate focus, health, and success. @
This week’s question comes from Dave in Vancouver, British Colombia. Q: I’m trying to rename and rebrand my company. How does one go about doing that?  Click to tweet this: Successful brands aren’t built on clever names. They’re built on the words of paying customers. @DaveCrenshaw Are you
This week’s question comes from Joe in Toronto, Canada. Q: I watched your course on Time Management and loved it! However, I feel like a calendar takes too much time. I hate planning because I often would rather do something easier than the scheduled task. What should I do?  Click to tweet this: Your … Continue reading
This week’s question comes from Greg in Melbourne, Australia. He asks: Hi Dave! I really enjoyed your “Time Management” courses and I have a partner who really needs your help. Whenever I encourage her to take your course, she says she’s “too busy.” What should I do?  Click to tweet this: Have a



Entrepreneurs are natural-born do-it-yourselfers, tackling each and every task that comes their way. And while that attitude is admirable, it can be pretty ineffective, too. Luckily, my super-efficient small business slice will show you how to delegate effectively in under 90 seconds flat. Don’t you wish all solutions were this convenient? Click
Racing heartbeat, sweaty palms, furrowed brow—all sure signs you’ve been dealing with an angry customer. But that toxic situation is sure to go from bad to worse if you don’t know how to keep your cool. That’s why my super speedy slice will show you how to handle those hostile customers faster than you can […] The post How to Respond to
Ever wonder what you’ll do when it’s time to move on from your small business? Plenty of entrepreneurs ignore the idea because they either feel too trapped or too overwhelmed. That outlook not only makes for a chaotic future, but also keeps you from creating real value in your small business. And that’s why I’m […] The post 3 Small Business
How do you know if you’re a micromanager or a productive leader? The answer is as easy to find as a hot dog on a summer day.    Whether you’re in a management role or entry-level, you know that productive leaders are a unique bunch. They inspire their team to take action in their lives, whether they’re at