Resources and Tools
This is the tools and methods section of the 1stoutsource. Here you will find articles on methods and research many of which will have examples and templates for you to download – I do this to share knowledge and generate new ideas from feedback – so if you have suggestions for improvement please reply (below) or put a question in the Q&A forums and I will see what I can do.
Force field analysis has a long history this simple guide takes you through the process of creating a force field
Even if your best friend owns a top publishing company, giving you an immediate “in,” this does not guarantee publishing success. First, you have to write a quality book that has a clear target audience. And your book must answer a common problem or need that audience shares. Then you have to develop a marketing plan, and stick to it for at least two years.
Business Benefits planning is important but we don’t do ‘it’ – this post has a link to a free ebook to get up to speed in this important area.
What the publishing industry needs are people who can tap into the world as it is today – innovative thinkers who can make the leap into the new millennium and figure out how to solve old problems in a new way. Ebooks are a new and powerful tool for original thinkers with fresh ideas to disseminate information to the millions of people who are struggling to figure out how to do a plethora of different things.
RACI is an acronym that stands for: Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed. A RACI chart is a matrix of all the activities or decision making authorities undertaken in an organisation set against all the people or roles. At each intersection of activity and role it is possible to assign somebody: Responsible, Accountable, Consulted or Informed for that activity or decision.