Yesterday I asked you how organized your business was. Did you consider your answer? Today I'll share a thought on how you can move yourself to a business more organized. Write Your Processes Down!
Write Your Processes Down
Small businesses can sometimes turn into BIG business. Did you know that Ford and Apple both started out as small home-based businesses? Make sure that you are ready for any growth that your company may experience.
Review the processes and procedures that everyone in your organization performs and then write them down. By writing them down, you will
be able to see any gaps or improvement areas that need to be addressed. Also, having written procedures and policies ensures consistency.
have the ability to manage someone that leaves when you least expect it.
be able to cross-train people to strengthen your business
grow the value of your business. Did you know that most business investors do not want to purchase a business if all of the information is in the head of the owner? If you have solid systems that are written down, you significantly increase the value of your business.
Not sure how to start? Let us know! We'd be happy to talk to you about how to get a good procedure documentation started and completed.
Have you found that systems help you? Have you avoided creating systems for your business? What do you think? Let us know by commenting on blog comment section.
To your success!