We’ve all seen those Company Bulletin/Message Boards, cluttered with so much info. it looks like a collage of overlapping scrap paper.
There’s a MYTH that permeates our small business world, that Entrepreneurs in general are great business people.
Did you now that Lean Management has over a 90% failure rate? Likewise, 45% of features in Job Shop Management Software goes totally unused. In fact, another 19% of a software’s features are rarely used, resulting in a 64% under-utilization ratio. These failure rates, of utilizing and sustaining business processes, reminds me of a conversation I had with a large publishing company CEO.
I want to share a FREE document with all of you printers out there – especially, those companies struggling with waste due to errors.
Proponents of Lean Management have identified Seven Types of Waste leaving out a couple types of waste that we see occurring in small businesses routinely. This subject of waste has been written about extensively, but I’m going to “Philipbuster” here on that topic.
Every business owner or manager has encountered frustrations in their company - they happen to them every day. ALL businesses need to INTAKE INFORMATION to deliver a product or service. Writing step-by-step prompts for IN-TAKING this amount of information would require about to two to three pages. You must agree - that’s a lot of information.
Every business owner knows the problems they already have. Here are the excuses we hear most often.
Simple truth ... BPM (Business Process Management) + ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) + MIS (Management Information System) + CRM (Customer Relationship Management) = YOUR BUSINESS UNDER CONTROL! Let me explain ...
What is the gospel of small business organization? This “gospel” (good news) declares, that implementing business systems, one at a time, to address every business frustration, will remove chaos and bring order to the operations of any small business - and in short order! However, merely agreeing with the truth of this gospel - that organization via systems is the way - is not enough!
As small business owners wisely seek to grow by implementing well-designed process management systems, it’s important to understand the difference: Static Systems versus Dynamic Systems. Static Systems lack movement, while Dynamic Systems change states.
All consultants and business coaches are not pretentious bloviators, full of hot-air. But, as with any product or service, questions need answers until satisfied. So, what is the most important question to ask a so-called guru or expert in the field of removing business frustrations?
Did you know that every one of the small business frustrations you encounter is preventable?
Job Descriptions, converted into detailed Employee Daily Routine Checklists, are more effective tools for business process management. A checklist system for an employee’s daily routine results in much more accountability.
Business Systems 101 Sight Management … basically, if you can’t see it, you can’t manage it effectively!
Over the past 20 years, I've been coaching business professionals to organize their business, using systemization as a winning business plan. In order to grow, they need to implement written systems that address the frustrations they have in their business. To be sure, those frustrations keep business professionals working long hours, and keep them awake at night.