27 Jan

Articles

Reading online magazines and blogs gave me some valuable ideas and insights about business and sales world. That is why I consider sharing my thoughts on entrepreneurship and innovation in IT and CRM very important. Feel free to read articles I wrote for various sites and business blogs.


Nikolaus Kimla articles:

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2014:

The New and Ancient Art of Data Visualization

Wired – November 3rd, 2014

Something that fascinates us here at Pipeliner CRM is the power of a language we want to speak well — Visual. This concept — learning and absorbing information through a visual process — is getting more attention. This is good, because our product is differentiated on the visual features whereby Pipeliner customers can “see” the data and immediately get what they need to do their job more effectively. read more….


“Man in the Mirror”, Part 2

Top Sales World – September 23rd, 2014

In my first part of this article I quoted the amazing Michael Jackson’s 1988 hit song Man in the Mirror, and pointed out how true this is today: that for real change to come about in our world, it has to begin with each and every one of us. Continuing on, then, what does that take? read more….


Sales is About Process & People Not Data Mgmt

Small Business Trends – July 11, 2014

Today’s savvy, tech-driven customers have taken complete control of how they select products and services they end up buying. In most cases, they have made their decision before they talk to the vendor they choose. Which means many sales people are being shut out of the decision making process. read more….


Work From Home Policies: Striking Balance in the Digital Age

Wired – March 17, 2014

Last year Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer created an uproar when she cancelled Yahoo’s work-at-home policy, issuing a memo that all telecommuting employees must return to work. On the heels of that change in policy, Best Buy followed suit with a similar change in policy. It seems that the prognostication of only a few years ago — that telecommuting would become more of a norm than an exception — is being seriously challenged. read more….


Social Media Tips that Work to Grow Your Business

Businesstips.com – January 21, 2014

Social media is a powerful way to reach your consumers and increase your visibility, as long as you stay consistent with your messaging. Based on what has worked for us at Pipeliner Sales, I put together some tips for how to take advantage of social media to grow your business.
Read more on Businesstips.com or Business2Community.


Closing Out The Competition

Businesstips.com – January 18, 2014

Social media is a powerful way to reach your consumers and increase your visibility, as long as you stay consistent with your messaging. Based on what has worked for us at Pipeliner Sales, I put together some tips for how to take advantage of social media to grow your business. read more…


Tips to Grow Your Business in 2014

Businesstips.com – January 17, 2014

53% of Americans consider starting their own businesses, but many give up shortly after they begin. We all know that starting a business takes guts, but what it does it take to keep a business going? After running several of my own companies, I put together four tips from my own experiences—not only on launching a business, but on making it last.
Read more on Businesstips.com or Business2Community.


How to Pitch Yourself in 4 Easy Steps

Business2Community – January 17, 2014

Most people view entrepreneurs as fiercely independent. They venture into the unknown without looking back and, at times, they risk everything they have. However, a large part of entrepreneurship involves enlisting the support of others. No matter how revolutionary or creative your idea, it will never last without the backing of other people. read more…


How to Sell Like a Boss

Business2Community – January 15,2014

No matter what your profession, chances are that selling a product or idea is part of your day. These quick tips to have you selling like a boss in no time.
read more…

 

2013:


Why Rejection Can Often Lead to Success

Corporate Compliance Insights – December 18, 2013

History’s greats were all big risk takers, gamblers, movers and shakers that faced uphill battles and a healthy dose of hearing the word “no.” From tech innovators to sports superstars, each success story hinged on the virtually impossible, and like so many impossibilities, the road is riddled with “no.” read more…


The World of Cloud Computing

Businesstips.com – December 9, 2013

Cloud computing has made it possible for many of us are no longer working in traditional office. The possibility to work from home, from an airport, or from a coffee shop means that we spend less time in a cubicle or at the water cooler. How is this changing corporate culture? read more…


Cloud Computing and the Brave New World

Wired – October 21, 2013

Throughout history, there have always been visions of the future. Jules Verne showed us submarines and flying machines long before they came about. Gene Roddenberry shared his vision of computers that would greatly assist in every aspect of an organization and even fully run some of them – and this has come to pass. Isaac Asimov described robots that would replace laborers and domestic staff. All of these are here or are well on the way. read more…

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