The one thing most people hate about their work week are unnecessary meetings. We are a remote team, so meetings are how we connect as a team and get things done. We have a few tips up our sleeve on how we make meetings easy to plan, fun, but also impactful. First, we don’t schedule…
We have worked with a lot of different business types over the years. While there are many differences, there are also many similarities in how businesses should operate by teams regardless off the industry you are in. We tend to work with teams that are growing and are very workflow based. This means there are…
We recently had a team chat about mismanaged software projects. We’ve had some clients come to us after a previous software project went wrong. We now have some insight on how to prevent software projects that go over budget and over time on the front end of a project. Watch our convo and let us know your thoughts as a software development team as well. If you are a company and have had a software project that didn’t go as planned, we’d love to hear your story in the comments.
Tracking the amount of time you and your team spend on tasks & projects can make or break your profit margin. This is why we created our Time Tracking app in Bento to help teams properly track time against tasks and project.
Scheduling your team members and volunteers can get cumbersome really quickly without the right tools. We have made recent updates to our scheduling app within Bento to make scheduling quick and easy for anyone who needs to schedule team members or volunteers.
Hiring new staff can be both exciting and daunting. In an effort to make your life easier hiring new team members, we wanted to highlight one way we use our custom contact workflows: Hiring New People.
We have some great discussions as a team that vary between software, business & life talks. In a recent chat, we discussed how every company is actually a software company. What does that mean? No matter what business type you are, you need to be investing in your technology and software in order to compete. The alternative is you stay the same and get left behind. We discuss some great examples of companies in different business classes and how they have invested in technology and software to make themselves better. As a result, they are standing out in the crowd. See how you can apply this to your business:
Creating a complicated and vague work environment can mean fostering frustrated and temporary employees. But, this can be avoided. Focusing on clear work processes makes your team more efficient. It’s that simple.
At a certain point, closing more business can actually do more harm than good. We’ve seen this happen most often when businesses are trying to grow past the $2-$5 Million in revenue mark. You can hustle to $1-$2 Million in revenue, but sustainable growth beyond that point requires new behavior.