Category Archives: Writing Policies and Procedures

What are Nonprofit Goals, Policies and Procedures?

Nonprofits are a nationwide pillar of good deeds. Hundreds of thousands of people recognize the efforts of major nonprofits to make a lasting, positive impact on the world. Organizations such as the Red Cross draw international charitable donations for their efforts, while local nonprofits such as a food pantry or humane society make substantial impacts on our communities. What are nonprofit goals, policies and procedures? Continue reading What are Nonprofit Goals, Policies and Procedures?

What’s the Difference Between Policies and Procedures?

What’s the difference between policies and procedures? We talk about policies and procedures all the time, but you may be wondering what is a policy and how does it differ from a procedure? Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Policies and Procedures?

How Do You Write a Policy and Procedure?

I wonder how many of our clients, on receiving our company policy and procedure manuals, have asked themselves what in heck they got themselves into — “There’s a lot of stuff here…where do I begin?” Well, like a lot of things, it’s probably not as difficult as it looks initially. First, you took a step in the right direction by using our templates to develop your company policies and procedures. It’s always easier to start with some of the work already done for you, rather than you having to start from scratch. How do you write a policy and procedure?

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How Do You Write Business Policies Procedures?

This is one of those chicken and an egg questions. Do you write company policies and then develop business procedures to realize the policies? Or, do you write your company procedures and then develop business policies? Or maybe you write procedures and then are wondering how policies fit in since they are not a part of your procedure. How do you write business policies procedures? Continue reading How Do You Write Business Policies Procedures?

How to Write Error-Free Procedures

It’s at times like these — when the business world is still unsettled after several years Covid of turmoil and prevailing wisdom doesn’t see a quick end to the situation for any of us — that we tend to forget about the far horizon and concentrate on what’s directly in front of us. It’s only natural. Business processes still need to be created and learning how to write error-free procedures remains important to business success. Continue reading How to Write Error-Free Procedures

Are Your Policies and Procedures Too Long?

Long policies procedures? What is the right length for your policies and procedures documents? Most authors don’t write short standard operating procedures (SOP). But creating very long procedures of 50, 70 or more pages is common. So how long should your policies, procedures, or work instructions be before you ask yourself “are your policies and procedures too long?” Continue reading Are Your Policies and Procedures Too Long?

How Can You Make Your Written Communication More Effective?

Although you might not be a good writer, you may have to write all the time if you are an entrepreneur or professional. You need to compose various types of correspondences frequently, such as internal memos, emails, direct messages, and client proposals to communicate with people in and outside the organization. How can you make your written communication more effective? Continue reading How Can You Make Your Written Communication More Effective?

How to Grow Your Business in a Lean Way

As an entrepreneur with an operational startup, the last thing you dread is your business growing at an uncertain and lumbering pace. Similarly, you should watch out since rapid startup growth often leads to another set of challenges. How to grow your business in a lean way. Continue reading How to Grow Your Business in a Lean Way

How are New Technologies Influencing Training?

The modern workplace organization is constantly evolving and changing with the industry and market trends, but also with technological progress and employee requirements. It’s not just about the needs of your customers and the market as a whole, but also about the evolving needs of your teams, as you need to continuously invest in their training and professional development. How are new technologies influencing training? Continue reading How are New Technologies Influencing Training?