Reducing turnover of contract or freelance workers
If you rely on contractors or freelancers, it’s worth investing time in retention – there are big productivity gains to be had.
Onboarding new employees remotely
Onboarding is critical to getting an employee up and running as quickly as possible – and it’s doubly important when they’re working remotely.
Implementing processes to support employees’ mental health
A subject as important as mental health requires a carefully thought out approach – small business leaders need to develop processes to support their teams.
Creating an inclusive work environment
While an inclusive workplace won’t happen overnight, there are steps you can take today to demonstrate that you understand the value of inclusivity.
Assess whether your technology will support business growth
As your business grows, it pays to consolidate tools. Get the right tech solutions and they will streamline operations and enable growth.
Develop your digital skills as a leader
Identify what digital skills are important in your leadership role and find the best learning method, from online resources to training and events.
Identifying which digital tasks should be outsourced
Avoid sapping internal time and resources by identifying which digital tasks could be outsourced.
Decide which digital sales channels will work best for your business
With so many digital sales channels available to businesses, find out how to select the ones that serve your needs.
Calculating the ROI from implementing new technology
The first data point you get about a new technology is often the cost of a tool – and that can be intimidating. What’s less clear is the return on that investment (ROI).
Preparing for a new investment in technology
Once you have made a decision on using a new technology, the next step is to plan how it will be implemented.
Make a decision about which technology is right for your business
Once you’ve identified the business needs new technology could support, it’s time to research and choose something that’s right for your organisation.
Define which business needs digital tools could support
There’s a wealth of digital tools available to support your business needs, but how do you know what’s right for your business before you invest?
Choose a business process that could be automated
Identify the parts of your business where automation could be beneficial and understand where the human touch is still necessary.
Streamline your sales process
Your sales process is the engine that powers the business. Maintenance and improvements are essential to making sure it runs effectively.
Using data to inform decision making at your business
Using data to inform decision making at your business is a no-brainer – the biggest challenge is getting into the habit of doing so.
Collecting data to improve your business
Collecting the right data helps to support decision making and facilitate accurate forecasts. But all too often, businesses end up with quantity over quality.
Set a research question to shape data collection
Embarking on data collection without a clear plan can leave you with swathes of information that’s irrelevant or unusable. Setting a research question first gives the process direction.
Leverage your online presence to grow your customer base
Once you’ve built an online presence, the next step is to leverage it to grow your customer base.