The decision to go paperless can benefit not only your company and your employees, but it is also a way to protect the environment. Aside from the many options being provided by technology, going green is also the trend in businesses right now in order to lessen the effect of climate change. On the practical side, going paperless saves the company a significant amount of money from purchasing office supplies.
If you’re hesitant to practice paperless transactions in your company, here are some points you need to consider that might help you to easily transition into a paperless office.
Going paperless saves time. The tedious routine of printing-filing-searching for documents manually will no longer be necessary. By just holding down “Ctrl + F”, documents will easily be retrieved which can give your employee substantial amount of time to focus on tasks that are more relevant to the company’s success.
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Many entrepreneurs write a business plan only when they need to secure financing. However, a business plan isn’t just a fund-raising tool. It’s an invaluable roadmap for launching and growing your business.
Writing out your business plan forces you to review everything at once: your value proposition, marketing assumptions, operations plan, financial plan and staffing plan. This will answer the question on where you want your business to go and how you’ll get there.
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Rejections don’t always come easy. No matter how successful you claim to be, in a world where business uncertainty is exceeding bounds, to be turned down is as common as running out of your favorite mozzarella pizza. Of course it can be totally disheartening – who wouldn’t feel belittled after a big NO-NO? Well, the surprising fact is that the most iconic entrepreneurs didn’t really get the most gigantic YES’s of their lives. They just knew how to turn these rejections into a beautiful chain of – well yes – their very own slices of mozzarella pizza rolled into a resounding business opportunity.
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If you’ve ever tried winning your dream job, then you probably know how it feels like dealing with butterflies in your stomach and making that bloody step on the staircase as you reach towards the fiery entrance to your interview room. There might have been a thousand voices in your head, begging you to end your misery by taking that one step back. After all, it would have been just one of the many shots you’ve graciously led yourself into by submitting your resume to countless recruitment facilities. It wasn’t your only choice.
But you didn’t.
You mustered all the courage left in your convulsing legs, made your way to the room, and alas! You were finally winning your dream job. Yes, it was your dream job, not just any other job. At the back of your mind, you’d trade a hundred other offers just to get it.
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Starting your own business might be one of your greatest achievements in life as an entrepreneur. But keeping that business afloat is a harder (and larger) challenge. As there are so many challenges facing startups nowadays, we’ll focus on the 5 most common ones and provide solutions (and advice) for them as well.
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When hiring virtual staff, it is essential to streamline the recruitment process by making use of an Engagement Agreement Checklist. Not only does it standardize the onboarding of your new member, it also helps you to fully gauge how your virtual staff is positioned within your team.
What role will the new staff take?
How valuable will he be for your team?
What are the goals you plan to accomplish with his contributions?
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Most people say happiness is an inside job. However, based on contrary beliefs, there are moments when no matter how much we try to stretch our smiles far beyond the rim of our faces, we just couldn’t help but conjure the negativity inside us. As awful as it sounds, happiness can sometimes be just as elusive; and the funny thing is, it could be twice as much when you’re at work.
Why did you quit your last job? Why are you planning to quit your current job? If we dig deeper into these questions, there is only one universal answer, no matter who you are.
You’re simply not happy. Are you?
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