Don’t mix communication & task channels

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We’ve all been in the situation where someone is speaking in a meeting, sending chat messages or reeling off tasks over the phone. You’re grabbing for a pen, double-tapping to open your notes app or finding anything you can to try and not forget anything. By splitting out your communication into a clear channel, people start to see communication channels for encouragements, company news or urgent requests. You can then use a task manager or the task section of your apps to allocate tasks to staff leading to a slight shift the power from staff being told what to do now to having their own control to do the tasks as soon as they’re able.

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Rich Peterson

I've spent the last 10 years planning, mapping & reimagining the processes of hundreds of SMBs. Whether the goal is more money, more time, more clarity or more customer smiles, my insightful process is worth every minute for my successful clients.
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For the past 10 years, we’ve worked with hundreds of clients and tens of thousands of students to help them get a clear picture of how to systemise their business. We’re not fans of spam, cheap mass-marketing tactics or automating your business to within an inch of it’s life. We are fans of a customer experience where humans deal with humans, skills are appreciated, personality is maintained and where clients get more value than they expected. We’re also fans of automating any process that doesn’t deliver client-facing value in a simple, easy-to-maintain way.

In a nutshell, we provide advice, implementation support & training to small to medium, service-based businesses to help them deliver a better customer experience & a more automated workflow. Everyone on the same page, moving in the same direction with a clear picture of who does what.
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