automation

Why Systems are Crucial to a Scalable and Sellable Business - Part 1

Why Systems are Crucial to a Scalable and Sellable Business - Part 1

If you want to scale and eventually sell your business, you need systems. Plain and simple. If you take yourself and all of your employees out of the equation, what would be left of your “business” once they leave? 

Systems are your business and what make it sellable. They are also what make your business reliable and scalable. Employees can leave at any moment, and if they left nothing behind in terms of documented systems and took a wealth of operational knowledge with them, a large chunk of your business has vanished overnight.

The Impact of Notifications on Your Team's Productivity

The Impact of Notifications on Your Team's Productivity

Notifications can have a huge impact on your team's productivity. While technology is amazing and notifications can be used to improve communication, they can also kill workplace momentum and make your office a less efficient machine. By identifying problematic notifications and eliminating them at the source, you can streamline your entire operation.

When it comes down to it, effective workplace management is about eliminating unnecessary components in order to maximize the "flow". This elusive concept was identified by a psychologist in 1975 as a way to define that deep sense of immersion and focus that acts as a precursor to "getting stuff done". When you lose interest in the rest of the world, you're more likely to perform well with the job at hand.