As the last quarter of the year approaches, one of the most common (and important) questions in any business is: “What should we take into consideration as we define our strategic plans for next year?”
Growth is a beautiful thing, isn’t it? It means there are many things you are doing well. However, it also means your team and you will need to deal with the challenges it brings. But, don’t worry! If your company was able to generate growth, now it will be able to overcome its challenges. And here are some tips to help you.
Telework — another designation for working remotely — is becoming increasingly popular. For employees, remote work is a highly attractive model: it allows them to own their work-life balance regardless of family circumstances, it avoids draining commute times and it also offers a much-desired flexibility when it comes to being able to independently manage their workload and time.
Having a robust partner network is important for your business’ growth, success and longevity. Partners can give your business a competitive edge, additional resources, a larger customer base… not to mention access to new products or services, and the possibility to take over specific activities that can be outsourced.
With your partners training academy, you can easily reach and scale your operations in harmony, maintaining consistency, high standards and full availability without the need for additional resources. But how do you set up partners training in your company?
When selecting a training platform there are multiple aspects to consider: buying new business software is always a serious decision. You need to look at costs (upfront spending as well as maintenance), IT requirements, usability, learning curve for implementation and, most importantly, you must fully understand what your needs are, so you can implement a tailored solution that covers them all.
In the words of Peter Drucker "If you can't measure it, you can't improve it". This sentence refers to the undeniable importance of measuring results before and after the implementation of any change. Metrics fuel decision-making, decide budget allocations, and weigh the impact of our business choices — it is only natural that learning and development activities are dictated by them too.
One of the most frequently asked questions in any business, as the last quarter comes close, is: “What should we be taking into consideration as we draw our strategic plans for next year?”
The time to make plans for next semester or year(s) is a busy time for most companies: in addition to the wrap-up reporting that takes place at this time, you also need to create or adjust your overall strategy. This makes it the perfect time to build a business case to add training as part of your strategy - for marketing, sales and customer success.
Download this checklist to help you understand if your company is experiencing growth pains and how well your team is handling them. Also, you can find 7 practical tips that will help you deal with growth and successfully prepare for a sustainable future.