If you’ve ever had to use a purely manual process, you understand why the phrase “work smarter not harder” is so popular.
Manual processes are often inefficient, redundant, and fraught with opportunities for error. That’s not a winning combination.
In the old days, manual was all you had. Today, however, there are tons of useful online solutions available to streamline and even automate your processes.
So, how can you avoid falling into the manual process trap? Here’s a four-step program:
Step 1: Stop accepting manual processes as normal or necessary. “Our company has always done it that way” is no excuse to continue doing things the same way. Be sure your staff knows how serious you are about changing your processes.