I attended a presentation recently which looked at business growth in East Anglia, but also touched on national productivity. It was sobering to realise that the UK is behind Italy in the European stakes of productivity. With record levels of employment, it gives food for thought as to how small businesses can resource that crucial growth that will continue to fuel economic growth. We will not only have to work smarter, but make sure we’re using the resources we do have efficiently.
On the basis that you have a small but dynamic company, I’d suggest the following:
Being productive means getting tasks done, projects completed and having the headspace to recognise and plan for future opportunity. Take a moment to step back and see where and how your company could become more productive.« Increase your relationship building skills by using video conferencing calls | Will you get to ‘switch off’ this summer? »
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