There are many ways for workers to show their initiative. It can be as simple as asking questions to better understand their jobs and therefore do it more efficiently. It can be by offering to pitch in and help their colleagues with their workload. It can be by improving themselves by signing up for training or workshops, or doing volunteer work. It can also be as wide reaching as insightful suggestions on how to make your company’s processes better. Workers who show initiative are engaged and highly productive. They also have the ability to work creatively and motivate others.
Managing Small Business
It is important to standardize processes in your company. See how you can do this with the help of standard operating procedure to improve your performances exponentially. Probably you are asking yourself why I talk about standardization when often I mentioned that all businesses operate in a highly uncertain environment?
After such a question can be opened another issues as how to standardize when in the moment of implementation, the uncertainty will lead to obsolescence, inapplicability, or wrong way of doing things in the company. Yes, these questions are important. However, here I want to talk a little bit about some subjects related to standardization, or some things about how you can standardize processes. So, it will become clear why you should standardize.
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Being a business owner today means being mobile and use business technology. Between 2012 and 2015, the number of business owners who used their mobile phones for business at least once a day increased from 70 to 80 percent, according to Manta’s SMB Wellness Index. Twenty-five percent use their mobile phone for business at least once an hour. Seventy-eight percent even use their mobile device while sitting in front of their computer, typically for tasks such as checking texts and email.
This raises the question of whether both a smartphone and a computer are essential to run a business. Ten percent of business owners run their business entirely from their smartphones, Forbes research shows. Whether or not you want to ditch your desktop and go mobile only, slimming down your technology can cut both your expenses and the amount of equipment you need to store and lug around. Here are some strategies you can use as an entrepreneur to clean up your technological clutter related to your business technology while cutting your costs at the same time.