April 2019

18
Apr

Tips to Make Your Business More Efficient

Making your business more productive. 

Every business owner knows that making their business more efficient will save them time and money. This is often taken to mean cutting costs, but this can result in low quality work and services. With so many companies fighting for their slice of the market share, there is simply no room for those which do not streamline their business processes. This is particularly true for small to medium-sized businesses, which operate with limited resources in contrast to their larger counterparts. To help make your business more efficient, read on.

  • Use your time more effectively

In a nutshell, time is money – or the potential for money. The more time you waste on inefficient activities, the less free time you have to spend doing productive activities that will help your business grow. For a week or so, ask your employees to track their time – and track yours, too. Here, you will able to figure out which processes are taking longer than necessary and allow you to streamline processes to save previous minutes.

  • Facilitate teamwork

Messages and information between employees can now be passed around in a simple and organized manner, allowing employees to work more efficiently as a team. Talk to your team and ask them how they think they could improve on their practices to be more efficient and you may get some innovative ideas.

  • Minimize unproductive travel time

Time lost due to travel is a concern for many businesses. You can make the most of technology by allowing employees to work remotely, access documents in the cloud from anywhere, and route calls to employees’ phones so that operations can continue working even when they are out of the office.

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11
Apr

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Prep your home for the brighter days ahead.

Spring cleaning season is here, and it’s time to fling open the windows and get your home sparkling again. All those little cleaning and maintenance tasks are demanding your attention. Apart from regular cleaning and repairs, you need to make sure your property is ready for the spring season. Here are a few tips to get your home spick and span.

Clear the clutter

The first step to spring cleaning is to declutter. Get rid of any unloved clothing and furniture you’ve never used. Sort out items into piles which you need to throw away, donate, repair, and keep. Not only will you find things you haven’t used for months, but you can reduce the clutter in your home.

Deep clean

Giving your home a deep clean is essential if you’re serious about getting your home spruced up. Clean your home room by room so that the rest of the house is free to use. Don’t forget to clean those hard-to-reach places, such as inside the oven, the bookcase, and behind furniture.

Trim broken tree limbs

Cold winter storms and snow can leave your yard full of broken branches and twigs. That doesn’t mean you’re off the hook when it comes to pruning. Bad snaps do serious damage, so be sure to find weak and dying branches and remove them effectively.

Tend to the gutters

Winter can take a toll on gutters, and putting off cleaning and repairs can lead to bigger headaches once the snow melts and spring rains come. Make sure to clean out the gutters, removing dirt and debris, and fix any weak spots in the gutter or downspout.

Get into the habit

Now that you’ve conducted your spring clean and maintenance tasks, get into the habit of regularly tending to your property to ensure it is in good condition.

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