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How to Compile Standard Operating Procedures that Work
Standard Operating Procedures
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How to Compile Standard Operating Procedures that Work

I often encounter business owners that complain that they have Standard Operating Procedures in their company, but that nobody adheres…

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Be more productive: Avoid the tyranny of the urgent
Productivity
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Be more productive: Avoid the tyranny of the urgent

The urgent can be defined as that which cries out for attention, whether or not it is important.  It could…

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10 Free Business Tools to Help Your Small Business Succeed
Online business tools
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10 Free Business Tools to Help Your Small Business Succeed

Any small business owner would like to keep input costs to a minimum, and nothing beats free!  Listed below are…

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5 Reasons Why Online Services Are So Popular
Outsourcing
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5 Reasons Why Online Services Are So Popular

It does not matter whether you call it virtual assistance, freelancing, online secretarial services or virtual administrative support.  What matters…

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Be more productive: Leave your desk!
Productivity
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Be more productive: Leave your desk!

When I’m swamped with work, I tend to sit in front of my computer for hours, yet I don’t feel…

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Be more productive: Hit “Delete”
Productivity
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Be more productive: Hit “Delete”

As a small business owner, people are continually making demands on your time and resources.  Have you, for instance, ever…

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4 Key questions to ask when you are planning
Planning
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4 Key questions to ask when you are planning

Every business needs a plan.  In fact, once you have set your goals, you cannot move forward without planning on how…

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Why can Standard Operating Procedures Manuals fail?
Standard Operating Procedures
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Why can Standard Operating Procedures Manuals fail?

When compiling a Standard Operating Procedures Manual, you must keep in mind that people are involved.  You need their cooperation…

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What to include in your business Standard Operating Procedures
Standard Operating Procedures
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What to include in your business Standard Operating Procedures

Ever wondered what to include in your small business Standard Operating Procedures? Below is an infographic detailing the basics.  …

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Contactually: the most practical way to keep on top of your business relationships
Online business tools
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Contactually: the most practical way to keep on top of your business relationships

I was recently asked to review Contactually, an online tool designed to keep you on track with your customers, potential customers,…

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