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Slick coaching and deliberate practice

Andy Bailey  21 August, 2017

If you’re seeking to achieve business growth and expansion, it’s likely you’ll look to leverage the passion and talent of your employees. This might mean looking to your star performers, and it might mean looking for new hires.

The ultimate goal is to create autonomy within your workforce – you’re seeking to create a capability that works as if you were controlling it but with little need for your input. Think about that for a moment.

When autonomy is reached, things will just flow and you are free to turn your attention to higher level strategic matters which promote growth and expansion.

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8 things to consider when choosing job management software for your business

Natasha Maycock  31 July, 2017

Tradespeople all over the world are reaping the benefits of cloud software that handles everything from creating quotes and scheduling jobs to generating invoices.

But how do you choose the right job management software that suits your trade business from a sea of providers?

To offer you some guidance, we’ve put together eight key considerations you should think about before making the investment.

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Are you getting the most out of digital working practices?

Guy Earnshaw  24 July, 2017

Businesses today are quickly adopting cloud software as the benefits become more apparent and even necessary to keep a competitive edge – benefits like less paperwork, greater efficiency, and time savings.

Though, often this adoption is limited to a single program, like a cloud accounting program.

With just the one program in place, businesses may still see a complex web of manual processes in place, and realise they could benefit from integrated cloud solutions to simplify their processes and increase productivity even more.

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Feedback: why your business needs it, and how to get it

Rated People  28 March, 2017

Your digital presence as a business is absolutely crucial. If you want consistent work, to build trust in your brand, and the opportunity for growth, you have to know how to gather feedback, and how to embrace it.

Here, we’ve laid out the most important things you need to know about doing just that.

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Top tips for simPRO Service trials

Helen Hampshire  6 February, 2017

Just signed up for your free 14-day trial of simPRO Service? Want to know where to start?

Here are my top tips for getting set up with Service and making the most of your trial.

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A day in the life of a Customer Success Adviser

Susan Coy  18 November, 2016

While simPRO’s focus has always been on the success of our clients, we’ve just recently reached a position where we can expand our teams to have members solely focussed on following and guiding our clients’ journeys with simPRO.

So, in my new role as Customer Success Adviser for the UK, it’s up to me to ensure that our clients can get the most out of simPRO and achieve their business objectives, whether they’ve just made the decision to implement the software into their business, or they’ve been using it for years.

I thought there’s no better way to explain what it is that I do in this role than to talk you through my typical day! So here goes...

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Spend time on your business: simple tips for strategic time management

Kat Bond  28 July, 2016

As a small business owner, could getting too embroiled in the day-to-day work of your business harm its overall development?

Often, your time is spent working in the business and not on the business.

Yet, in order to grow from a small outfit to a successful, profitable company, and to make the transition from owner-worker to managing director or CEO, you need to invest time managing your business.

Below are a few tips to help you make the transition.