We are all aware of the importance of team building, especially in this day and age when teams are trying to stay efficient despite the current pandemic. The fact remains that teams are more efficient and productive when they collaborate well. Although it may seem too difficult to organize meaningful team building activities and gain success with leadership in teams. What team building activities are used by companies today? Continue reading What Team Building Activities are Used by Companies Today?
A manual system of document control — paper documents, logs, change records, manila folders, hanging folders, labeling “systems”, filing cabinets, a manual check-out system (with policies and protocols) — is a lot of work, no question about it. Have you ever thought about what it costs to manage such a system of policies and procedures? To answer this question, let’s look at the three main costs of managing policies and procedures. Continue reading What’s it Cost to Manage Policies and Procedures?
There is no simple answer to the question of the time commitment for an ISO Quality Management System (QMS). There are a number of variables to consider including the ISO standard you are registered to, the number of employees, the capability of your management team, the complexity of your business processes, and your knowledge of quality. The answers to such questions will determine the level of effort required to maintain an ISO system. How much time do you spend on your ISO QMS annually? Continue reading How Much Time Do You Spend on Your ISO QMS Annually?
As a writer, you have to productive and write blog posts, books, articles, or any other things you want to write–fast. To keep up with the writing workload that is on you, you have to write faster. Here are 7 tips on how to write an article in minutes.
Many companies decide to partner up with other companies all over the world. The main reason is that the online market is highly competitive and overcrowded. Sometimes the only way to challenge the odds and compete against well-developed businesses in the market is to partner up with another company. How do you communicate effectively in a global world?
Building stronger communication with authority figures makes many people nervous. Your boss holds the power over your performance reviews, salary reviews, and future work assignments. Don’t be intimidated by all that authority. Instead, learn how to improve communication with your boss. Continue reading How to Improve Communication with Your Boss
Finding clients who want to work for you long-term can often be challenging. That is especially true if your line of work is filled with other businesses offering similar services to yours. Even if you’re offering innovative services or products, treating clients professionally should always be your imperative. How do you make a client feel special? Continue reading How Do You Make a Client Feel Special?
In today’s competitive world of business, it’s vital for companies to find ways to catch up with their bigger competitors. Outsourcing is one of those ways that can help reduce the cost of expansion! The way that has the potential of not only reducing cost in wages paid, but also allowing the companies to focus on the activities that are critical to growing their brand, plus gain faster and better services. Why is outsourcing good for a business?
Distractions are the bane of productive work. Whether it’s a notification on your phone or a chatty coworker talking about their day, it can disrupt your workflow and put you out of sync. The question is—How do you handle distractions in the workplace? There’s no simple answer, as there are plenty of things that can disrupt you during the workday. However, you can apply a few principles to minimize the impact of workplace distractions. Here are some of the most effective examples. Continue reading How Do You Handle Distractions in the Workplace?
The last few months have greatly tested the technological readiness of workspaces for virtual offices and working remotely. Here is a list of some important tools for you to manage your virtual office: