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Lead Story

ATM industry's high-tech second act

Dale S. Laszig

News

Industry Update

Terrapinn expo probes omnichannel themes

Verifone Curb advances NYC taxi booking

CFPB on hot seat, again

Cayan hosts third annual Hackathon

Features

Taking your business to the next level - Part 3

NFC Mobile Services

Mobile moving target

ISOMetrics:
How safe is the cloud?

Breaking free of autopilot mode

Views

Building a case for RDC check services

Patti Murphy
ProScribes Inc

Heads up, cheaters: Truth will out

Brandes Elitch
CrossCheck Inc.

Payment technology companies offer more than EMV upgrades

Adam Hark
MerchantPortfolios.com

Education

Street SmartsSM:
Creating complex solutions for complex problems

John Tucker
1st Capital Loans LLC

The hybrid approach to sales

Jeff Fortney
Clearent LLC

Be wary of hackers seeking BII

Kevin Mendizabal
Frates Insurance and Risk Management

Company Profile

Zooz Inc.

New Products

Mobile marketing platform to drive sales

Movylo
Movylo Inc.

Enhanced checkout for e-commerce

Powered Buy Platform
BlueSnap Inc.

Inspiration

Back to basics, again, again

Departments

Letter from the Editors

Readers Speak

Resource Guide

Datebook

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The Green Sheet Online Edition

April 11, 2016  •  Issue 16:04:01

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Breaking free of autopilot mode

It is human nature to fall into familiar patterns. After all, routine brings order and purpose to our lives. But operating on autopilot at work has its shortcomings and may be detrimental in the pursuit of goals.

The problem is that acting on autopilot at work doesn't allow innovative, out-of-box thinking to rise to the surface, producing ideas that, if acted upon, could open new revenue channels and increase merchant retention. For many payment professionals, innovation has been the bread and butter by which progress is marked.

The next time routine habit creeps in and halts progress toward your goals, take time to reflect. And to help jumpstart your thinking, follow these short, simple tips from author Mona Patel's new book, Reframe: Shift the Way You Work, Innovate and Think:

According to Patel, the four steps detailed above have helped many Fortune 500 companies get out of financial ruts, so why not apply them the next time you find yourself stuck in autopilot without any resolution in sight?

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