Management and Leadership

Business Technology Assessment

How Business Technology Assessment Can Take Your Business to a Whole New Level

Let’s face it; the role of technology in business is growing, and it will only continue to flourish in the future. Organizations can no longer devalue the importance of technology in realizing their goals and driving their ventures forward.

But the thing with modern technology is that it moves and changes at such a rapid pace. Innovations pop out one after the other no matter the industry, and while that can be great for business, the critical question here is: do you know what technologies your competitors are using?

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Business Process Management or Robotic Process Automation

Business Process Management Series Part 2: Business Process Management or Robotic Process Automation

In this second part of our Business Process Management (BPM) series, we will compare BPM against Robotic Process Automation. For a slew of businesses and organizations, big and small, overseeing and implementing a streamlined digital transformation can’t be done overnight. In fact, it is a long and grueling undertaking. However, there are some very innovative and cutting-edge technologies a business can incorporate to accelerate the whole process.

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Entrepreneurs Should Partner with A Business Mentor to Do Well

The journey of entrepreneurship is long and arduous.  It is very easy to get lost in the middle of the path not knowing where you went wrong and where you should go from there. As an entrepreneur you have to look after each and every process of your business and the people involved with it including your employees, customers and stakeholders. This is not an easy task and requires:

  • A lot of tenacity
  • Constant monitoring and supervision
  • Reviews and reforms
  • Research and developments
  • Knowledge of market and customers
  • Pressure and stress while dealing with the known and unknown challenges
  • Uninterrupted operation even at low tides!

Ideally, you will do better if you have a strong and knowledgeable companion alongside you which is why every entrepreneur will need a business mentor to be successful. There are lots of other good reasons to have one as well.

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Eight Ways to Build Culture

Culture is often wrapped up in a company’s core values and the leader’s implementation of those values during day to day activities. Some companies are all about profit, and so everything they do creates a type of “dog eat dog” environment.  Other companies focus on excellence in both their services and how they manage their people, so fun and recognition is apparent at all levels of the organization.

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An Overview of Top 3 BPM Software Products

Business Process Management Series Part 1: An Overview of Top 3 BPM Software Products

Business process management (BPM) software comprises of a systematic, transparent and innovative implementation designed to streamline an organization’s overall workflow operations and processes. According to Worktech writer Elizabeth Quirk, BPM software help businesses achieve their short and long-term objectives by eliminating discrepancies and allowing for fluid procedural transitions. With the launch of several SaaS business process management systems, it has become ridiculously easy for both small and big businesses to enhance their workflow. This post is the first in a 3-part series on business process management software.

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Workplace Burnout

I’ve been on both sides of the career spectrum – working for a corporation and wondering why I come to work every day other than earning a paycheck, as well as owning my own company and being totally frustrated at the challenges of all that business ownership entails.  Both sides of that coin have the potential to cause workplace burnout over time.

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5 Key Things Leaders of High-Performance Teams Do

One of the best things business leaders can do is build quality teams. Working with a great team can be an exceptionally productive and satisfactory experience. People look forward to coming to work every day when their teams are energetic and motivated, not to mention willing to be pushed to complete projects and achieve goals that seemed too difficult. A definite advantage of being part of a driven team is that they will always have each other’s back.

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Why You Should Consider an Employee Assistance Program

EAPs Increase Productivity and Engagement

EAPs, or Employee Assistance Programs, are fairly common in 88% of Fortune 500 companies, according to Sarah Gallo in her article on Training Industry.  A white paper by William White and David Sharer shows that EAPs in one form or another can be traced back to the late 1700s due to a heavy drinking culture within certain occupations that often led to employees becoming alcoholics, thus negatively affecting their performance levels over time. By the late1980s EAPs became more formalized and expanded to address drugs, behavioral health issues, and work-life/dependent care situations.

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How to Work with Someone Who is Always Right

Imagine this scenario:  A team is busy working on a new goal and all of a sudden, an unexpected obstacle shows up, forcing everyone to stop dead in their tracks. An emergency meeting is called to brainstorm options in order to determine a solution. As each person enters the conference room, they sigh inwardly, wondering how long it will take for “that team member” to have an idea and latch onto it like a dog with a bone, refusing to look at any other suggestions but his own.

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