Work Smarter, Not Harder: Small Business Productivity Hacks for the New Year
Take control of the clutter in your life—physically, digitally, emotionally—to free up room to focus your attention on driving your small business forward. Instead of wading through an overfilled inbox and stacks of papers in your office, go negotiate that game-changing partnership or put creative energy toward a new product or service that will infuse your business with greater profitability.
Guest expert Evan Carmichael built and sold a biotech company at age 19. By 22, he was a venture capitalist. Now he runs EvanCarmichael.com, dedicating his career to helping entrepreneurs and small business owners. Carmichael was named one of Forbes’ Top 40 Social Marketing Talents.
Attend the expert webinar to learn Carmichael’s fresh take on productivity to work smarter, not harder this year and beyond.
RecordedJan 28 201656 mins
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