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The Secret Sauce of Our Marketing Services Websites

The Secret Sauce of Our Marketing Services Websites

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  The best-designed products, like Apple’s iPad and the Swiss army knife, are deceptively simple. Yet to arrive at the iPad interface, years of planning, development, and rejected designs contributed. For the user, it’s unfussy and easy-to-use, but there’s a lot more going on under the hood than meets the eye.

That A-ha! Moment - Why Use a Consultant?

That A-ha! Moment  - Why Use a Consultant?

I am a big proponent of David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) approach to life. I have been following its precepts for more than a decade. At times, I feel like I could teach a seminar on his work-life management system! That’s why the idea of talking to one of the experts at GTD about a small problem I was having seemed absurd. Why use a consultant on a topic where I already know the answers? I discovered that in fact, talking to an expert about a matter in which I was already proficient was worthwhile both in time and money. Here’s why: What can experts provide?

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