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?
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?
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
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?
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?
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
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?
Becoming a great leader isn’t the only territory for a select few individuals. It can be developed by anybody, as long as they cultivate the right habits. Leadership habits develop over time and require conditioning your behavior to make it automatic. What habits do most leaders need to improve on? Continue reading What Habits Do Most Leaders Need to Improve?
Managing a shipping business properly and delivering packages in a timely fashion will always reflect well with your clients. Given how important web-based reviews and word of mouth have become in recent years, positive reviews and testimonials have also become crucial for success. Why are Customer Reviews Important for a Business?
Bloggers often have productivity issues, but they must create, generate, improve, and distribute excellently written content for the consumption of their readers. Even the super-popular bloggers are on the lookout for ways to boost their productivity at work. Unknown to them, the solution is right in their workstations.