Everyone at the office felt overloaded, overwhelmed, and underappreciated. But they also loved and truly believed in the organization’s mission and values, and wanted things to get better. It was clear they needed a big change.
Let me tell you how to be the renovation expert who can take those boring, bulleted lists of job functions that get shoved into a drawer and forgotten, and turn them into something beautiful and functional, that can be used for recruiting, hiring, performance management, professional development, reorganization, and many other purposes.
As the saying goes, "Practice what you preach." So I've spent the last 3 months implementing an organizational tool to keep my business running at its best. Check out my blog to find out more about how it has worked!
Many of us suffer from email overload. Between e-marketing campaigns, auto-subscribe newsletters, and rampant abuse of the “reply all” option, it’s not uncommon to receive several hundred messages a day –- often across multiple email accounts. Read on to learn how I helped one client reclaim control over and start managing his personal inbox once again.
For this first blog post of 2019, I’m going meta: I’ve written a case study about applying my own organizational processes to my own business, and how I came up with a new system for planning, developing, and writing blog and social media posts.
Imagine you’re starting a jigsaw puzzle. The first step is to dump out all the pieces, and then to spread them out and turn them all right side up, so they’re no longer an unorganized heap.
Getting a Virtual Assistant SOUNDS Great, But How Do You ACTUALLY Do It? This case study describes how I helped one business owner find the perfect match!
Well-written email templates and a comprehensive, logical customer relations workflow can be a game changer for small businesses. This case studies highlights my work helping a photographer maximize her time and ensure happy customers through some simple process improvements.
The case study described how one company developed a standardized approach to project management to increase management capacity, resulting in a marked decrease in quality issues, including fewer missed deadlines and a decrease in cost overruns.
I worked with the business office, company leadership, and a group of project managers to build a system for regular and more detailed oversight of project budgets at both the company and project level.
This case study details how I developed a comprehensive system for proposal development to scale up proposal development capacity and increase proposal success company-wide.
We've all encountered those nasty Gremlins that live deep inside a Word document and wait for the most disruptive opportunities to wreak their havoc. These Gremlins are brought on by too many layers of formatting and too many contributors, causing layout and formatting nightmares and potentially even destroying files. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to avoid the gremlins: standardized templates. Read on for a case study of how some basic templates helped an entire company work better!