Striving to do more with less is nothing new to most SMEs . Whether it’s maximising efficiency by empowering staff to work flexibly, or carefully plotting budgets to get the most from every last penny, it’s all part and parcel of the small business journey – not to mention a necessary strategy for increasing turnover. But, as recent research has revealed, small
How do you want the world to see your business? Maybe you’d like a reputation for agility within your industry. It could be that you want to be known as the customer service champion of your sector. Or perhaps – as is increasingly the case – you’re striving to improve your eco-friendly credentials and boost your organisation’s place in the green
Whether you love or hate meetings , there’s no denying how important they are. Weekly team catch ups, colleagues working out the details of a new campaign, or even crucial sales pitches – an ineffective version of any of these make the difference between strategic success and business failure.
Nowadays there’s an extra issue to contend with. More and more organisations are operating
If there’s one thing SMEs can’t afford to do, it’s waste hours in the day. As the old saying goes, time is money – and with limited people resource to rely on, employees at smaller organisations can’t be tied up on tasks that aren’t adding business value.
With that in mind, it’s not hard to see why meetings can be an
Are your meetings a real yawn? Do they start late, run long and wander off point at the drop of a hat? Do folks frequently have to stop to search for a copy of the file you were discussing or to find colleagues who need to weigh in?
It’s time to find a better way and to turn ho-hum meetings into focused, information-packed sessions
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