Category Archives: Processes
We spend a lot of time talking about writing processes and documenting procedure. But we haven’t talked much about managing processes.
A lot has happened in the past few weeks. But, the biggest changes is that Beyond the Chaos has gone from a solopreneurship to a 3-person business. That means we are implementing policy, process and procedures!
Email management can challenge even the best time managers. Let’s face it, email revolutionized our world by allowing instant communication. But, let’s also face it, instant communication results in the expectation of an instant response, which can be overwhelming at … Continue reading
This is Part 3 of a multi-part series. Click here for Part 1 and Part 2. In Part One of Executing Ideas: Turning Great Thoughts into Reality, we ended by editing yourself down to one or two great thoughts to … Continue reading
This is Part 2 of a multi-part series. Click here for Part 1. In Part One of Executing Ideas: Turning Great Thoughts into Reality, we ended by editing yourself down to one or two great thoughts to execute. Part 2 … Continue reading
This is Part 1 of a multi-part series. Click here for Part 2. Working with many small business owners, I hear from a lot of them that they love to start things, but don’t necessarily love finishing them. When executing … Continue reading
Do you have a plan for disaster recovery? Recently, I had new doors installed at my home, which involved widening my single-door space to a double-door space. Since I work from home and my office is right next to the door, … Continue reading
When I tell people I help small business owners improve processes to ensure success, I get blank stares. Not surprising, right? How do you even know if you need to improve processes? What are the symptoms or pain points?
Organizing processes is imperative to success. It’s not enough just to have them. You and your team have to be able to access them easily and modify them as needed. There are a lot of ways for organizing processes. I’m including several … Continue reading
Building processes, creating structure, getting organized, managing projects better: all businesses want these type of productivity-related things. But why? Improving productivity does not guarantee a direct monetary ROI (return on investment). It’s not money in equals money out. It’s much … Continue reading