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Working smarter

Work smarter not harder with advice on communication, planning, productivity and project management.

No matter what industry your business is in, using your time effectively is essential. There are a few core principles to working smarter.

The first is planning and project management. It’s easy to get caught up doing everything yourself, especially if you run a small business. But knowing which tasks are most important and which tasks can be delegated to others is vital to efficiency in business management. Having a clear plan of action and communicating it to your team will help ensure the success of any project.

Adopting agile working practices can also give you the flexibility to respond to change quickly and stay ahead of the game in a fast-paced environment. This applies to everything from product or service updates to marketing, invoices, stock and more.

Finally, having streamlined workflows and clear team structures is paramount. Whether you’re a team of one or 100, every employee should be trained on proper processes and have guidelines for efficient work practices.

Ready to learn more? In this section, you’ll find My Business’s insights on how to work smarter throughout every facet of your business.

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