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Tips for Effective Delegation

Tips for Effective Delegation | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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One of the key management skills, that all business owners looking to grow their businesses need to develop, is the skill of effective delegation.


Done well, effective delegation can save you hours of time, and create a fantastic resource for your company, especially in terms improving the competence of all employees.


This excellent article, identifies the key elements required for effective delegation, and it suggests reviewing your own performance as a delegator when providing feedback to those who have completed the work delegated.

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Business Improvement - Intro

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The Business Improvement topic, is an ever growing collection of professionally filtered, quality business improvement advice, curated specifically for the owners and managers of small to medium sized business enterprises in the English speaking world.

 

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9 Creative Ways to Add a Customer Loyalty Program to Your Business

9 Creative Ways to Add a Customer Loyalty Program to Your Business | Business Improvement | Scoop.it

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Do you value your customers enough to care about them and reward them for their ongoing support of your business?


Is customer loyalty something you take for granted or something you know you have to work hard at in order to retain?


How much additional business do you thing your business would gain by improving the loyalty of your customer base?


Would you take the actions, as outlined in this excellent article which offers nine relatively easy ways to increase customer loyalty, if you are convinced that improving customer loyalty wil increase your business revenue?

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Jeremy Barton's curator insight, December 15, 1:48 AM

Something worth thinking about.

Karlo Rodriguez's curator insight, Today, 11:22 AM
they love me. They love me not. Customer loyalty is tricky business. small business owners need to get creative when it comes to acquisition and retention of their customers. again, creativity is key particularly nowadays when customers have a myriad of options both online and offline. Enjoy this article! #mysaba #sabizalliance #smallbusiness
Jane Gardner's curator insight, Today, 5:33 PM

Its alway about developing a relationship with your customers; keeping in touch; helping, serving breeds loyalty

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Top 10 Continuity Backups Everyone Needs

Top 10 Continuity Backups Everyone Needs | Business Improvement | Scoop.it

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Are you a fly by the seat of your pants type that always takes the chance that bad things happen to everyone other than yourself?


In the off chance that serious disruption happens to your business or in your personal life, how quickly would you be able to get back on your feet, if you lost access to key resources or data?


Has it been a long time since you reviewed what you need to effectively have in place to prevent long delays in recovering from any form of loss of information, data, documents or loss of access to resources you may need to survive personally or in business?

 

Will you take just a few minutes now, to read this excellent article, and make a note of the things you really should do to give yourself a basic level of protection against all sorts of calamities?

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Why Female Managers Drive Greater Employee Engagement

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Does your business need to lift the engagement level of its employees?


Do your male managers outnumber your female managers by a significant margin?


Are you aware of research findings that show that the gender of managers effects employee engagement levels in an organisation?


Will you take one minute to read this excellent article, to discover an easy way to increase engagement levels in your business, and drive more profit to your bottom line?

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HR Bearing's curator insight, December 6, 5:26 AM

The roller bearings may be able to provide some benefits over the ball bearings when they are using them in industrial uses. Because roller bearings with the reduced friction, it could give the company a big savings on their electricity bill.

Disera Doss's curator insight, December 6, 9:40 AM

I have to admit that this is very true. I have worked for both male and female managers and my male manager was rarely seen by the employees. All of the interaction was via phone or email and in my opinion that sort of management technique can make you appear unapproachable.

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77 Business Improvement Ideas

77 Business Improvement Ideas | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Does your business need to improve its performance to stay competitiive and provide you with better returns?


Do you have a plan in place that enables your business to continually improve its overall performance?


Do you struggle with generating ideas on how you can improve your business?


Would a list of 77 ways to progressively take action to improve your business, as detailed in this excellent article, motivate you to put a business improvement plan in place and action it?



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Fabrizio Russo's curator insight, December 3, 2:47 AM

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Ian Berry's curator insight, December 3, 7:00 PM

There's some good ideas here. However in my view the simplest one is missing. Ask your employees what's worth celebrating about their roles and what could be better. Then help them to create a 90 day execution plan to keep doing what's worth celebrating and changing what could be better to something worth celebrating.

Oliver Durrer's curator insight, December 4, 3:46 PM

Continuous improvement is the way. Here we go for 77 ideas to improve your business.

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7 Communication Skills Every Entrepreneur Must Master

7 Communication Skills Every Entrepreneur Must Master | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Do you aspire to being a great entrepreneur or even just a more successful business owner?


Did you realise that unless you master a set of key communication skills your level of success will be constrained?


Would being better informed, in regard to the most important communication skills for an entrepreneur to master, motivate you to take action to improve your communications skills?


How many of the  seven key communication skills, as outlined in this excellent article, do you still need to master to help you become a great entrepreneur?

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Renee Wills's curator insight, December 3, 10:39 AM

Necessary skills for success in business no matter what your role is 

Richard Lock's curator insight, December 4, 3:46 AM

Starting with listening a great, and generally the list is good. What is missing for me is asking better questions. Its a core communication skill that helps to build stronger relationships. Learn how here 

https://www.udemy.com/build-better-relationships/?couponCode=ABQBBR10

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20 Ways to Improve Employee Performance

20 Ways to Improve Employee Performance | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Are your employees engaged to the level that you want to see for the sake of the future of your business?


Would your business benefit from even a small increase in the performance of each of your employees?


Have you run out of ideas for increasing employee engagement levels and improving the performance of some or all of your employees?


Could you implement to good effect, some of the means outlined in this excellent short article, and see the required results?

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Jeremy Barton's curator insight, November 27, 2:07 AM

Some useful tips here that will make a difference.

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5 Tips for More Effective Brainstorming

5 Tips for More Effective Brainstorming | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Still looking for business improvement ideas in the same places you have always looked?


Are you struggling to come up with new ideas to help your business grow?


Are you using the same brainstorming methodology you have used since you started your business?


Are you open to trying any of the five tips (tip 5 is an interesting one that not many use) to more effective brainstorming, that you may not be using, and which are outlined in this good article ?

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BSN's curator insight, November 25, 6:01 AM

5 Tips for More Effective Brainstorming.

#businessideas #brainstorming

Pierre-André Fontaine's curator insight, November 25, 5:44 PM

ajouter votre aperçu ...

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10 Simple Data Security Tips

10 Simple Data Security Tips | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Are you clueless when it comes to working out how to protect all of the data flowing in and out of your business?


Are your employees fully security conscious and do they understand the business risks of not properly following data security policies?


Are you aware that it is more dangerous to keep your data onsite rather than in the cloud?


Would you be prepared to assess 10 simple data security tips for small businesses, as outlined in this excellent article, and then implement those that will help your business to do a better job of data protection?

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Accelerate Growth for Your Business by Doing Just Three Things

Accelerate Growth for Your Business by Doing Just Three Things | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Is your business growth totally dependant on you as the business owner making it happen?


Have you struggled to create and manage successful sales teams to drive business growth?


Do you tend to try to chase down every opportunity to make a sale?


Do you think the three step business growth process, as outlined in this excellent article, will change the way you go about growing your business in future?

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10 Steps to Successfully Executing a Good Idea

10 Steps to Successfully Executing a Good Idea | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Does your business struggle when it comes to turning your great ideas into reality?


Have you wrestled with the implementation aspects of turning a good idea into a profitable product or service?


Do you know why so many good ideas never reward the creators of the ideas in a monetary sense?


Would information on how to successfully execute a good idea, as outlined in this excellent article, be useful to you and your business the next time you try to implement a great idea?

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Karen E Smith's curator insight, November 10, 9:45 AM

Education learns from business and business learns from education.

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Why Busy Isn't Always Productive

Why Busy Isn't Always Productive | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Do you end every day drained of energy from a lot of activity, but with little real progress made in moving your business forward?


Do you spend all day jumping from one activity to another, all the time trying to multi-task, so that you can be more effective?


Do you find it difficult to focus on what really matters to the success of your business?


Are you willing to take on board the points raised in this excellent article, that if persued, will make your days more productive and less draining?

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Library@NYP's curator insight, November 8, 10:19 PM

It is important to focus on our goals especially during busy periods and stressful times to avoid burnout.

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How to Write a Killer Business Plan

How to Write a Killer Business Plan | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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Are you a business owner sailing the rocky seas of business without the guidance provided by a business plan?


Do you understand the benefits that a business plan of even a rudimentary nature can provide to a business at any stage of its development?


Have you avoided putting your plans down on paper due to a lack of  knowlege about how to prepare a basic business plan?


Armed with the guidance provided by this excellent article, will you put aside some time, and craft a business plan for your business?