blog – Page 3 of 11 – Sean Oliver

Yesterday, I had 30 minutes to meet with six Directors and my GM. I was there to share my experience, career goals, and ask for guidance. It’s called career council. I started the session on script, but chose to flip it. “I’ll share about me” I said, “But if you’re game, I’d like to do [...]

Fighting Fires Do you find yourself putting out fires at work? Do you have family members who make minor items, major issues? With friends & family and as a product marketing manager at Microsoft, I put out a lot of fires. These fires are the result of fear, uncertainty, doubt, and on rare occasions straight [...]

Do you want to increase your odds of success? Would you like to avoid making a boneheaded error in your new business endeavor? Professionals face new challenges daily. When tackling these new challenges there is a tendency to reinvent the wheel. To deal with the challenges you can use this framework to help clarify the [...]

Don’t give advice

I recommend you don’t give advice.   This act will save you time. It will increase your happiness.   I’ve always been a bit of a know it all and loved giving advice. People seek me out and ask me questions. I felt like this wise little owl here. These questions took one of two [...]

Five Top Reviews of Omnifocus vs Todoist Omnifocus was my tool of choice for over 8 years. I recently switched task management to Todoist from Omnifocus.  Here are the top five reviews of Omnifocus vs Todoist and what drove their choice. 1. Compare OmniFocus vs Todoist Business 2 Community Review of Omnifocus vs. Todoist A [...]

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