It’s not brain surgery, most people CAN do their
own admin, but is it the most effective use of a business owner’s time?
You might have no trouble creating your own
newsletter, typing a letter, formatting a document, building a PowerPoint
presentation and updating your website, but is that how you want to build YOUR
business when there are so many other things to be done as well?
A person who specialises in administration would
probably take less time to do the job and be focusing on what they are good at,
not a hundred other tasks as well.
Do you know the difference between a procedure, policy and instruction and
when they should be used in your business? And do you have the time to find out
and implement them anyway?
If you do have documents in place, are they up to date?
Here is a brief outline of key small business process documents in
order of importance, and how they will be of benefit in your business.
A Business Manualshould contain
information about your core business and key personnel, key policies,
outsourced activities and more.
It’s almost Christmas time and if you are like the majority of business owners, I’m sure you would like to take a well deserved break without any interruptions.So here are someTips to Automate your office for Christmas closure -and go on holidays without any interruptions and enjoy.
1. Turn on your Out of Office email: You might like to include some of the following to help your customers/prospects if they try to contact you and your team when closed:
- Closing dates
- How to purchase online
Christmas just around the corner, chances are most of us are starting to wind
our businesses down for at least a couple of weeks holiday over the Christmas/New
to make this process a little easier, here are some tips to help you prepare
YOUR business for the holidays.
1. Let clients know you are closing over
the holiday period
is important to let your clients know when you will be on holiday and when you
will return as early as possible so they can plan around this if need be.