When you hear the word agile, it’s likely that you immediately envision someone in action—whether running, jumping, or even dancing. To be agile is to be able to move quickly and easily. In the business arena, we have something called operational agility, which means to be able to easily adapt and improve operational systems
In every business, there are day-to-day tasks that contribute to the overall success of the organization as a whole—we’ll refer to the sum of these tasks as business operations. Typical business operations could include purchasing and organizing resources, creating products, providing services, keeping track of accounts, and general office management.
What does a productive working environment look like? If you were to closely examine the workspace in your small business, how would you be able to tell whether or not your team is performing at the highest level of productivity? Some of the best examples of productivity in a workspace actually come from nature.
One of the most tedious aspects of maintaining a small business is keeping records. Whether it’s keeping inventory or keeping track of sales, if you want to ensure that your business is in good legal standing, every good or service that your business provides to your customers must be accounted for
When it comes to selecting the best strategy to streamline your small business’s workflow, automation is always the answer. Automating tasks, or using technology to perform routine tasks without human intervention, frees your staff up to tackle some of the more important things that may be happening in your business. The list of tasks that can be automated in a small business is endless, but in this post, we are going to focus on appointment scheduling.