Gain a competitive edge in 2019
Making New Year’s resolutions isn’t only for people looking to lose weight or exercise more. SMEs can benefit dramatically from doing the same. The start of a New Year can be a quiet time for many businesses, making it an ideal time for you to take some time to think and plan.
You probably know your business would benefit from cost savings and efficiency improvements but finding the time to think about how to achieve these can seem like an impossible task. However, the time you spend on your business now will pay off over the next 12 months, so it’s worth carving out some space to work on the business rather than in it.
The small stuff is important
Success in business is not just about grand plans, vision and strategies. It’s also about the small stuff: easy-to-implement initiatives that can deliver substantial benefits.
Make time for initiatives
Trouble is, in the hurly-burly of running a business, it’s often all too easy for the pressure of everyday priorities to stifle initiatives: meeting production deadlines, keeping customers satisfied, getting paid; managing staff.
Implement a New Year action plan
The start of New Year is a good time to take a new approach, and the usual January slowdown creates the opportunity for action.
Discover nine steps to success
To get you started our experts have identified nine easy-to-implement initiatives that could make 2019 your best year yet.
Let’s get to it.