What is Dashboard Automation?

In this video, I’ll show you exactly how it works and how it’ll save you oodles of time. I’ve written many articles to help Telecom Pros speed up how quickly their Dashboards can be updated. But I don’t want you to focus only on the time you’ll save. Instead, consider the insights you’ll have when …

How do you handle Invitations to Connect?

When you are committed to using LinkedIn to build your career, you need to connect strategically. When someone invites me to connect, I follow a pretty standard routine. First, I view their profile. If they are not in the Telecoms industry, I’ll probably ignore their invitation straight away. Second, if they are in Telecoms, I …

Do you ever want an easy win?

Some of the things #TelecomPros like us do is hard. Like learning 5G, NFV, MIMO, MEC. But not this. So take it easy. You LinkedIn feed is mostly comprised of the articles, updates, and shares from your LinkedIn connections. That means you have control over what appears in your feed. If your feed is not …

What does it take to recommit?

With January already gone I reviewed my progress towards my goals. I chose a hiking trail in the beautiful Hawaiian Islands to clear my head and consider. Although my results are mixed, anytime is a good time to refocus and recommit to achieving the important goals. Making resolutions and goals are important for Telecom Pros …

How do you sharpen a saw?

Stephen Covey said that learning was like sharpening a saw. How do Telecom Pros learn new technologies? Yesterday I said LinkedIn Groups. https://lnkd.in/fR9qiyP To learn and to build your reputation, try this checklist: Apply to join Groups which share your interests. The group should be active and closely aligned with your interests. Allocate time each …

Can you build your career with Groups?

Yesterday I wrote about growing the number of people who view your profile. This is about how you use LinkedIn every day because having a great profile is useless if no one sees it. So you need to develop good LinkedIn usage habits. There are so many ways to do this. LinkedIn Groups are one …

Do you drive traffic to your landing page?

Last week I posted several updates to help you upgrade your LinkedIn profile. If you took action, visitors to your profile understand you much better and your passion to help. Your profile is your landing page. What should you do with it? Drive traffic to it. Get as many people as possible to view your …

A funny thing happened on the way to the Launch

My friend Wade Sarver recently blogged about the challenges of large projects. (I’ll link to it in the comments.) His article reminded me of the many Greenfield implementations I’ve done. A hectic start-up pace, foreign environments, and a team of expats invariably leads to stories. One job was bogged down in internal politics. My company …

How many tricks has your pony?

I wrote earlier (https://lnkd.in/f7Wawvp) that my career took off when I started focusing on Cost Containment and sharing the results. Put another way, when I combined my expertise in Telecoms Technology with a little awareness of Finance and of Marketing, good things happened. The important thing for Telecom Pros to learn is that you can’t …

Pacific Telecommunications Conference 2019 in Honolulu

PTC19 is this week and I’ve just secured the opportunity to go. Leave me a message if you’ll attend, too. We might be able to meet. If you have a question you’d like to ask PTC participants leave it in a comment, I’ll try to get an answer. 👉 Follow me on LinkedIn, Russell Lundberg, …

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