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Positive Employee Orientations

The effect of a stellar new hire orientation can mean all the difference when it comes to creating a long-lasting impact on your employees. According to The Wynhurst Group, “22% of staff turnover occurs in the first forty-five days of employment and a report from the Center for American Progress found that turnover can cost […]

The Year-End Review: Who, What, When, Why

Should you change your business to fit around a product or service or should the product or service change to fit your business needs? It may seem like an obvious answer, but business owners are still changing their processes to fit software that might not necessarily offer everything they require.  Additionally, many software packages are […]

Improving Workflows

In our many years of custom software development, something notable we’ve encountered, especially in the last few years, is the need for good workflow software. Whether you’re looking to improve daily operations or you’re hoping your business will be bought out, it’s imperative to maintain business workflows. In order to do so, it’s most efficient to […]

The Process for Processes

We know, it definitely sounds a bit odd, but a process needs to be followed in order to keep your processes intact. Instead of accepting chaos in the workplace, it’s vital for a business to stay organized and implement processes throughout the business. In this case, a process is a defined course of action for […]

Me, Myself & API

If you’ve ever met with a software developer, or are at all familiar with software packages, you have probably heard the term “API.” In short, “API” stands for “Application Programming Interface.” That’s great to know, but what does that mean? And is it even relevant to you? Now if this is the first time you’re […]

Tracking Marketing Efforts – When Is It Overkill?

Here is the situation:You have committed to spend a significant amount of money on a marketing campaign and you want to make sure the effort of your team and the money spent is providing sales opportunities. The options: Have the marketing manager tell you once a month that things are going awesome and sales opportunities […]

When is it OK to Call Your Team that is Working Remote?

Here is the situation:You have people working in the office, working remotely, working at all different times of the day and you want to talk with them.  How do you know if it is OK to call them? The options: Call them whenever you want regardless of the time of day.Don’t call them and send […]

Everyone Hates Logging Activity, so How Do You Know What is Going on with Sales?

Here is the situation:You have a great sales team but every time you look at the activity reports or KPIs they are gaps in the data, or no data at all.  How do you get your sales team to log their activity? The options: Threaten your team, tell them this is last straw or you […]

When to Hire a Manager to Oversee Your Business Software Needs

Here is the situation:You have 150 or less  employees, you are using numerous software’s to run your business and you want it organized, optimized and everyone doing things the same way every time. The options: Hire a dedicated software manager to tell you that you need to have less software and get things organized.  They […]