Working quickly and efficiently are two keys to success. Sugar helps you do this in many ways, but displaying and manipulating data the way you want is an important piece of this puzzle. Tile View is displays records in an intuitive drag-and-drop interface across a variety of modules, allowing for quick updates to records without editing from the Record View.
If you're not already utilizing Tile View, Make quick updates with Tile View will provide some more detail. Also, be sure to review the Sugar Application Guide for a full explanation of a variety of the tools available in the Sugar User Interface.