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How To Write a Business Plan: Why You Need It and What You Need To Do
How To Write a Business Plan: Why You Need It and What You Need To Do
Wednesday, 2nd December 2020 ThinkSmart Software

Every business should have a business plan. If you have a small or medium-sized enterprise (e.g. perhaps you run a dance studio or a tutoring school), you might be tempted to skip the business plan as an unnecessary formality. After all, your business model is relatively straightforward - you'll teach lessons, do some advertising, and pay for a studio (or even teach from home). However, there is real value in writing a business plan for companies of all sizes, including single-person operations. Let's take a look at why you need a business plan and the steps involved in writing one. Why You Need a Business Plan The UK government lists four excellent reasons for writing a business plan. They say that these plans "clarify your business idea, spot potential problems, set out your ...


4 Ways to Make Online Training More Effective for Staff
4 Ways to Make Online Training More Effective for Staff
Monday, 5th October 2020 by ThinkSmart Software

Staff training is one of the most effective ways to retain talent. Pareto Law, a company in the UK, surveyed recent graduates and found that "they valued progression and training above remuneration...

Beating the COVID Blues: How To Keep Staff Motivated
Beating The COVID Blues: How to Keep Staff Motivated
Thursday, 24th September 2020 by ThinkSmart Software

If there's anything that COVID-19 has taught us, it's how high the mental health impact of a global pandemic can be. The Black Dog Institute in Australia suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic co...

How To Boost Your Productivity by Redesigning Your Workday
How to Boost Your Productivity by Redesigning Your Workday
Thursday, 17th September 2020 by ThinkSmart Software

The workday for instructional places is frequently different than traditional offices. Firstly, the hours are different. While people tend to sit inside an office for eight hours or more a day...

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