Tips for operational management regarding administrative, inventory, purchasing, management, or sales & marketing
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Karl Palachuk's State of the Nation for SMB IT 2018. A look back at 2017 and a look ahead at 2018. Featured content: Growth, Consistency, and Scalability in your small business.
You need to track all the time inside your company - even if you can't bill it to a client. This includes time spent on training, in meetings, and drive time if it's not billed to a client.Lots more
I am very pleased to announce that we have partnered up with Josh Peterson of Bering McKinley to create Managed Services in a Month Peer Teams - managed by the Peer Team experts at Bering McKinley.Lo
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Teaching management consulting this semester to a select group of 40 students. I imagine 1/2 of them will have consulting internship or full-time offers already. This is an elective, and they are elit
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This is shocking because it shows the extent to which outsourcing is no longer a trend, but just a simple, fat reality. Fact. The days of Hershey, PA life-time employment are long-dead. Labor has beco
Managers assume too much. We get busy and think to ourselves, “I have seen this problem before, I know what to do, why don’t you get it?” We (falsely) assume junior consultants should know wh
In the WSJ today, learned that UPS encourages / asks its office workers to help sort and deliver packages during the holiday delivery rush here. Quotes from WSJ article in blue italics. UPS normally
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Started reading The Inevitable: 12 Technological Forces that Will Shape Our Future (affiliate link). I am only on page 83, and I have already bought 9 copies for friends. It’s written by Kevin Kel
When you do small-ish things, be sure to make a big deal of it. Don't let things pass without notice! In a small business, things like moving to a new office are actually important times for your bus
This is a classic framework that Professor Bruce Tuckman developed in the 1960s that describes how groups operate. It’s a linear process that all groups go through to some extent. Forming (people jo
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This week I thought a lot about leadership and ran across these leadership quotations. . . What is leadership? “Leadership is influence” – John Maxwell “Motivation is the art of getting people
What is your capacity for change? Don't feel guilty if you are a one person shop and you can only work on one thing at a time. If you have fifteen people, on the other hand, you should be making quic
My first impressions of the TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi LED Color Changing Bulb. The specific bulb here is the LB130. I think there is money to be made configuring offices with these bulbs. This particular b
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The administration is the core of your business and as such needs to operate at the highest efficiency, because when that happens the entire business is more efficient. To do this we address some of t
Management is the lead which brings your team to success, so when you don’t see the results you want that’s the first place you look. Like anything there are many pitfalls that can befall your man
Your inventory 1. Stock counts not being done or not completed on time Though less of an issue with digital inventory, manual inventory still faces issues with counting stock properly and on a sched
The sales team is one of the most important parts of a company and yours is no exception. They are the team that generates revenue, however there are many flaws they can fall into if you’re not care
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In order to drive discussion on this question, we first need to understand what personality is and what are the different traits that individuals’ personality can have. It is possible to define pers
Employee Communication Poor communication in business whether written or oral can obstruct the efficiency of your organization or a specific department. For instance, vague email messages that require
Limited Understanding on What Core Products and Services Create the Numbers Although few companies have zeroed in on customer experience, many have been trying to measure customer satisfaction and hav
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